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22 09, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Learning Resources

September 22nd, 2022|Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

On September 30th, we ask members of our campus community to wear orange and memorialize the children lost to the Canadian residential school system and take time to honour survivors, their families, and their communities. Below you will find a list of learning resources curated by our Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Michelle Scott, to help [...]

22 09, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Local events

September 22nd, 2022|Events, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Our Friends at the Calgary Foundation have curated local events for Calgarians to participate in this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. Our Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Michelle Scott, has curated the below list with some of her top picks. Check out the full listing here: https://ckc.calgaryfoundation.org/events/ Pokaiks Commemorative Walk Schedule: 9:30 [...]

22 09, 2022

StMU Prairie Restoration Blog: Native plants to support local pollinators

September 22nd, 2022|News, News and Events, STMU Stories|

In a previous post, we talked about ways to provide habitat for native pollinators. This week, we will explain more in depth how to plant flowers that can attract native pollinators to your yard. Planting flowering plants is the best way to attract pollinators to your yard, since they provide nectar, pollen, and nesting materials. [...]

16 09, 2022

StMU Medicine Garden Blog: The Honourable Harvest

September 16th, 2022|News, News and Events, STMU Stories|

On August 18 during the Indigenous Studies Field Course (INST301) the students gathered to  to harvest sweetgrass. As has been mentioned in other posts, the sweetgrass has grown really well in the garden here at St Mary’s University. The principles of the Honourable Harvest were laid out for us in an excerpt of a recorded [...]

15 09, 2022

Indigenous field study course offers unique Land-based experiential learning

September 15th, 2022|Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

  A recent week-long field study course at St. Mary’s University invited students into an experiential and transformational space to learn more about themselves and their own relationships to Land through Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing. Taught by StMU Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Michelle Scott, this block week course gave students the necessary [...]

14 09, 2022

Lightning Athletics: Medicine Hat XC Grand Prix #1 Recap

September 14th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, Uncategorized|

Lightning Cross Country was back on the course for the 2022-23 season On Saturday, September 10. Eight members of our Cross Country Running Team travelled to Medicine Hat for the first Grand Prix race of the Cross Country season. The women’s team placed 4th in the Women’s 6 km event - a good first team [...]

9 09, 2022

Welcome back to campus, new and returning students!

September 9th, 2022|News, News and Events|

NSO was a day to welcome our new Arts and Sciences students - we can't wait to see what they will achieve throughout the course of their degrees with us at StMU. It has been an exciting week on the historic St. Mary’s University campus as we welcome back both new and returning [...]

8 09, 2022

StMU mourns loss of Queen Elizabeth ll

September 8th, 2022|News, News and Events|

Queen Elizabeth on an official visit to Alberta. Today we join the global community in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Since her coronation in 1953, Queen Elizabeth reigned with dignity and integrity through times of significant change while providing strong guidance and leadership. Flags on the St. Mary’s University [...]

7 09, 2022

StMU Prairie Restoration Blog: Animals on Campus

September 7th, 2022|News, News and Events, STMU Stories|

Due to StMU’s position adjacent to Fish Creek Provincial Park, we get all kinds of animals on campus, some of which are native to prairie ecosystems. With the fall semester back in session, campus will be the busiest it has been since our prairie restoration project began, and because of this, we thought it would [...]

30 08, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Mikayla Pritchard

August 30th, 2022|News, News and Events, StMU Stories|

As a budding photographer and communications professional, esteemed St. Mary’s University alumna Mikayla Pritchard shares with us her near ‘picture’ perfect experience as a student at StMU. A recent grad, Mikayla graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, concentrating in Sociology and Political Science this year at our first in-person convocation ceremony since [...]

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