Thomas Aquinas College

Thomas Aquinas
Thomas Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college offering a single integrated academic program.wikipedia
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Great books

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It offers an education system with courses based on the Great Books and seminar method.
1978), Northeast Catholic College in Warner, New Hampshire, and Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California.

Thomas Fire

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In December 2017 the Thomas wildfire, the largest of the seasons wildfires, started near, and was named after, the college.
The fire began on December 4, north of Santa Paula, near Steckel Park and south of Thomas Aquinas College from which the fire was named.

December 2017 Southern California wildfires

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In December 2017 the Thomas wildfire, the largest of the seasons wildfires, started near, and was named after, the college.
The first report of the fire was at 6:26 p.m. on December 4 just north of Santa Paula, near Steckel Park and Thomas Aquinas College.

Ventura County, California

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It is located in Santa Paula, California in Ventura County, with a second campus opening in Northfield, Massachusetts in 2018.
St. Bernardine of Siena Library, Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula)

Northfield, Massachusetts

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It is located in Santa Paula, California in Ventura County, with a second campus opening in Northfield, Massachusetts in 2018.
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What Will They Learn?

In 2012, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni included Thomas Aquinas College in its What Will They Learn? study, which is an annual evaluation system of colleges and universities.
The 25 schools on the What Will They Learn? "A-List" for 2016-2017 include Baylor University, Bluefield College, California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo, Christopher Newport University, Clark Atlanta University, Colorado Christian University, Gardner-Webb University, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University, Morehouse College, Pepperdine University, Regent University, St. Katherine College, Southwest Baptist University, St. John's College (Annapolis/Santa Fe), Thomas Aquinas College, Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy, University of Dallas, University of Georgia, and University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College

It is endorsed by The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College.
Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula, CA)

Duncan G. Stroik

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Designed by University of Notre Dame architect Duncan Stroik, it is cruciform in shape and features both a 135 ft bell tower and an 89 ft dome.
Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity on the Thomas Aquinas College campus

John Berg (priest)

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The Very Rev. John Berg, former Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter
Fr. Berg graduated from the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, MN. Berg studied philosophy at Thomas Aquinas College in California from 1989 to 1993, where he discerned a vocation to the priesthood.

Santa Paula, California

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It is located in Santa Paula, California in Ventura County, with a second campus opening in Northfield, Massachusetts in 2018.
In early December 2017, a wildfire began south of the Thomas Aquinas College which it was later named after.

Catholic Church

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Thomas Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college offering a single integrated academic program.

Liberal arts education

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Thomas Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college offering a single integrated academic program.

Massachusetts

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It is located in Santa Paula, California in Ventura County, with a second campus opening in Northfield, Massachusetts in 2018.

Seminar

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It offers an education system with courses based on the Great Books and seminar method.

Educational accreditation

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It has school accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accrediting board for California and Guam.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

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It has school accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accrediting board for California and Guam.

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

In 2012, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni included Thomas Aquinas College in its What Will They Learn? study, which is an annual evaluation system of colleges and universities.

Trivium

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Much of the first two years of the four-year program is devoted to the Trivium (logic, rhetoric, and grammar) and the Quadrivium (geometry, astronomy, arithmetic, and music.) Natural science, philosophy, and theology are studied all four years.

Quadrivium

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Much of the first two years of the four-year program is devoted to the Trivium (logic, rhetoric, and grammar) and the Quadrivium (geometry, astronomy, arithmetic, and music.) Natural science, philosophy, and theology are studied all four years.

Association football

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There is also an intramural sports program offering soccer, tennis, football, and volleyball on the school's courts.

Tennis

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There is also an intramural sports program offering soccer, tennis, football, and volleyball on the school's courts.

American football

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There is also an intramural sports program offering soccer, tennis, football, and volleyball on the school's courts.

Volleyball

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There is also an intramural sports program offering soccer, tennis, football, and volleyball on the school's courts.

William Shakespeare

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The St. Genesius players produce one play a year, commonly a selection from Shakespeare.

Mass (liturgy)

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It sings at Sunday Mass and special events.