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30 07, 2022

St. Mary’s University Welcomes its New President

July 30th, 2022|Community, Featured Articles, Leadership, News, STMU Stories|

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 [...]

22 07, 2022

StMU honoured to send delegation to upcoming papal visit

July 22nd, 2022|Campus Ministry, Community, Featured Articles, FNMI, News, News and Events, StMU Stories|

St. Mary’s University is honoured to be sending a delegation of local Indigenous Elders and StMU staff, alumni, and students to meet with Pope Francis during his pastoral visit to Edmonton later this month. This papal visit will be like no other, and serves as an opportunity for Pope Francis to listen and connect with [...]

11 07, 2022

New painting unveiled at St. Mary’s Oratory

July 11th, 2022|Community, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

The St. Mary’s University campus community is thrilled to announce the unveiling of a new piece of original artwork in our Oratory, donated by long-time supporter and treasured friend of StMU, Marge Owerko. From left to right: Cecile Albi, Marge Owerko, Dr. Gerry Turcotte. Local painter Cecile Albi was commissioned by Marge to [...]

21 06, 2022

First steps in Prairie Restoration at St. Mary’s University

June 21st, 2022|Community, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, STMU Stories, StMU Stories|

Prairies are landscapes dominated by grasses, flowering plants & some shrubs. See the above image for a view of remnant prairie in Fish Creek PP. There are several species of grasses – note the differences in leaf colour - some are bluer than others. There are also several species of flowering plants – creamy heads [...]

17 06, 2022

The Resiliency Interviews

June 17th, 2022|Faculty Publications, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

Photo courtesy of Daniel Melvill Jones. Dr. Jocelyn Williams and Kim Coulter have brought neighbours and generations together again for another round of gripping storytelling in the anticipated sequel to the popular 2019 book, Weaving Words of Wisdom. After witnessing the profound impact this memoir series had on the previous group of contributors, [...]

14 06, 2022

Prairie Restoration at St. Mary’s University

June 14th, 2022|Community, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, StMU Stories|

  A few years ago, Dr. Mary Ann McLean, associate professor of biology at StMU, was walking along the hill that runs behind McGivney Hall down to Bannister Road when she noticed something. Mixed in with the lawn grass growing on the slope were dozens of native plant species. This sparked an idea for a [...]

9 06, 2022

Meet your newly elected SLC members

June 9th, 2022|Academics, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Student Legislative Council, Student Success, Uncategorized|

The votes have been counted and your new Student Legislative Council (SLC) members have been elected! These students form the elected representative group of the St. Mary’s Student Association and as the SLC are in charge of engaging students in fun and informative ways throughout the academic year. “The SLC plays a vital role in [...]

3 06, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Randi Palyga

June 3rd, 2022|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Cross Country, Featured Articles, Indoor Track, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

They say that all roads lead home, and for esteemed St. Mary’s University alumni Randi Palyga, home might just be the St. Mary’s campus! Having completed two degrees at StMU, and now working in both Athletics and Alumni Relations on campus, Randi exemplifies the spirit of St. Mary’s. Initially enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts [...]

6 05, 2022

Celebrating future educators: 140 students graduate from our Bachelor of Education program

May 6th, 2022|Academics, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Student Success|

Last week, we recognized the 140 students who completed their practicum experience and graduated from our Bachelor of Education program. After two years of hard work, these graduates have earned their BEd and are now certified to teach with private and public school boards – in both Catholic and non-Catholic settings. From this graduating class, [...]

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