18 10, 2017
  • Excellence Award Humanities 101

Excellence Award from DDRC

October 18th, 2017|Humanities, News, News and Events|

Another Accolade for St. Mary’s University’s Humanities 101 Program Innovative program wins Excellence Award at DDRC Inclusion Awards St. Mary’s University’s groundbreaking Humanities 101 program secured another accolade after winning the Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary’s (DDRC) Award of Excellence at the DDRC Inclusion Awards earlier this month. Part of the St. Mary’s fabric [...]

20 04, 2017
  • Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning Alumni

Humanities in Action

April 20th, 2017|Humanities, News and Events|

Education and learning can pave a road to personal growth and a brighter future, by opening doors that lead to new opportunities. But what happens when those doors are found sealed and locked? What happens when past experiences stop future ambitions? For many, furthering their education is no longer an expectation, and hope for a [...]

13 04, 2017
  • Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning Alumni

Shining Lights burn bright at Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning

April 13th, 2017|Events, Humanities, News and Events|

On Wednesday night St. Mary’s University held one of the most moving and rewarding celebrations of the entire year as 16 members of the Humanities 101 Class of 2017 walked the stage to receive their certificates of completion during the Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning. The Humanities 101 program is a strength-based educational program designed [...]

11 11, 2015
  • Saila Davis portrait Humanities 101


November 11th, 2015|Humanities|

Humanities 101 Student Advocates for Change At the age of 18, Saila Davis couldn’t visualize a future for herself. The recent high school graduate was working as a nanny. Battling depression – a condition she says first showed up when she was eight years old – Saila felt paralyzed by a past marked with family [...]

11 11, 2015
  • Mary Salvani portrait Humanities 101


November 11th, 2015|Humanities|

Humanities 101 student Mary Salvani has a passion for making the world a better place for people with disabilities. The accomplished self-advocate has had a lot of practice. Born with cerebral palsy, Mary has learned to look out for herself and others like her who struggle with daily activities. “I’ve been an advocate since I [...]

11 11, 2015
  • Toni Boss portrait Humanities 101


November 11th, 2015|Humanities|

Humanities 101 student now studying psychology You can lose all you’ve worked for all your life, in a second. It happened to Toni Boss. A serious car accident in May 2012 suddenly robbed her of the ability to cope with everyday life. Her successful career in human resources was put on hold, indefinitely. “The first [...]

11 11, 2015
  • Tracy Ray Lewis portrait on campus for Humanities 101


November 11th, 2015|Humanities|

Humanities 101 Helps Vulnerable Adults Attend University Imagine if you wanted to go to university, but had no support. No parents to help you pay tuition. No friends to encourage you. No job and nowhere to live. What if you simply believed that you were not worthy to study at the university level? That could [...]

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