26 01, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Desautels

January 26th, 2023|Alumni, News, News and Events|

For St. Mary’s University alumnus Stephen Desautels, mental and physical health has always been a top priority. In the past few years, this priority has grown into a career where he dedicates his time to helping others find the tools to build courage, determination, resiliency and inclusivity for their all-around mental and physical well-being. By [...]

11 01, 2023

Dr. Cory Wright-Maley Receives Prestigious ATA Educational Research Award

January 11th, 2023|Academics, Faculty Publications, News, News and Events|

Dr. Wright-Maley pictured in his office. Congratulations to Dr. Cory Wright-Maley, Associate Professor in our Faculty of Education and Education Area Chair, for recently receiving the 2021/22 Alberta Teachers' Association (ATA) Educational Research Award! This award is valued at $5,000 and is presented annually to a faculty of education member, or sessional lecturer, [...]

13 12, 2022

StMU Spotlight: Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jocelyn Williams

December 13th, 2022|Academics, News, News and Events|

At St. Mary’s University, our community of faculty, staff and executive leadership strive to prepare our students to live with integrity, compassion and confidence. In this new spotlight series, we will profile and celebrate some of the many people who underpin and represent the vision, mission and values of St. Mary’s. This month, we will [...]

30 11, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Cordell Minnifee and Paul Valentine – The Power of Mentorship

November 30th, 2022|Alumni, News, News and Events|

After graduating with a liberal arts degree in 2019, esteemed St. Mary’s University alumnus Cordell Minnifee reached out to the St. Mary's University Alumni Association to ask about being set up with a mentor. As a current alumni ambassador and a retired Lightning athlete, Cordell has always been actively involved in the StMU campus community [...]

1 11, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: The Big Cheese, Isaac Bignell

November 1st, 2022|Alumni, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University Alumni, Isaac Bignell, may have studied Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s University – but his career path took him down a path that was ‘feta’ than he could have ever dreamed as a cheese shop owner! During his time at StMU, Isaac explained that he loved the variety of courses offered in [...]

28 09, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Sydney Deighton

September 28th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, News, News and Events, Student Success, Uncategorized|

Sydney (left) and her friend Emily (right) in Vietnam. Travelling the world and teaching combined the best of both worlds for St. Mary’s University alumna, Sydney Deighton. Graduating in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Sydney then went on to receive her Bachelor of Education in our esteemed BEd program. After [...]

8 08, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Quinton

August 8th, 2022|Academics, Alumni, News, News and Events, Student Testimonials|

Have you ever felt nervous or anxious in a social setting? Are you someone who overthinks to the point that it can impact your daily life? Not only can St. Mary’s University alumni Justin Quinton relate, but he wants to help! After discovering a passion for teaching during his time as a student at StMU, [...]

27 07, 2022

Welcoming our International Partners from Da Yeh University

July 27th, 2022|Academics, Community, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

On Wednesday, July 20, St. Mary’s University was pleased to welcome Professor Chih-Hui Chang, Dean of International Affairs from Da Yeh University in Taiwan to campus to meet with St. Mary’s President Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, Dr. Paolina Seitz, interim Dean of Education, and Dr. Pablo Ortiz, Director of Student Affairs to reactive a collaboration agreement that [...]

25 07, 2022

Tobacco – St. Mary’s University Medicine Blog Post

July 25th, 2022|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, Science|

There are many species of Tobacco (Nicotiana species) all of which are native to the Americas. Tobacco has been cultivated in the Americas for several thousand years for its medicinal, ceremonial & social benefits. Unlike other plants in the garden, Tobacco is an annual & needs to be seeded every year. The species we grew [...]

18 07, 2022

Itsemseemo in its Second year – St. Mary’s University Medicine Garden Blog

July 18th, 2022|Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, Science|

  The St Mary’s University medicine garden, named Itsemseemo, a Blackfoot word meaning “Where we plant” by Elder Casey Eagle Speaker in fall 2021, was built by a group of former Biology students as their senior project. The idea was to grow native prairie & woodland plants from southern Alberta, particularly those which have [...]

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