2016 Symposium

Health, Our Common Good

The 2016 Aquinas Scholars symposium will be held from April 20-22, and will focus around this year's theme: Health, Our Common Good.  The events are open to all students, faculty, and the general public. Events include:

Student Poster-Session and Faculty Presentations
Wednesay, April 20, 2016
Hearth Room (ASC 340 & ASC 341)

This mixer-style event incorporates a student poster-session alongside faculty presentations.  Hors d'oeuvres will be served. 


Time Presenter Topic Department

6:00 - 6:15

Dr. Lesley Scibora

"Don't just sit there, do something"


Health and Human Performance

6:20 - 6:35

Dr. Jessica Siegel

The Effects of Methamphetamine on Health and Cognition



6:40 - 6:55

Dr. Adam Kay

BrightSide Produce: Building community with fruits and vegetables



7:00 - 7:15

Dr. Roxanne Prichard

The Secret of 16 Hour Energy



7:20 - 7:35

Dr. Paul Mellick

High-Intensity Exercise


Health and Human Performance

Massage and Activities
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Leather Room (LIB 108)

Take a healthy night off and enjoy a chair massage while making your own mini herb garden. We will also be hosting a paper and plastic bag drive, so clean out your closets (we all have that one plastic bag full of plastic bags). Hors d'oeuvres will also be served as well as the chance to make your own parfait. The first 50 who join us will receive a free Aquinas Scholars giveaway!Thursday, April 21, 2016

Stewardship Garden (Behind BEC)

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sign up now to help us prepare the Stewardship Garden for summer and celebrate Earth Day! You are able to sign up for one hour increments here, but stay as long as you like. There is a free gift for all who come out and help!