27 03, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Carmela DiMaio

March 27th, 2023|Alumni, News, News and Events|

Carmela poses during L'Arche's 2022 Fun Run. St. Mary's University Alumni Carmela DiMaio may have graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2021, but she continues to feel like part of our campus community! "I genuinely loved going to school here because the professors truly care about you and not just [...]

23 03, 2023

Inclusivity takes center stage at StMU through unique program partnership

March 23rd, 2023|Academics, News, News and Events|

Through a partnership with The Integrated Post-Secondary Education (IPSE) Society of Alberta, St. Mary’s and the IPSE are working together to bring inclusion to higher learning and university life. As a non-profit organization, the IPSE works with academic institutions to support adults with developmental disabilities in their post-secondary education and employment journeys. The IPSE works [...]

16 03, 2023

Celebrate the upcoming class of 2023 at our annual Capstone Conferences

March 16th, 2023|Academics, News, News and Events|

Everyone is invited to join us on the historic St. Mary's campus to celebrate our upcoming class of 2023 at our annual Capstone Conferences. From April 17 -18, we will be recognizing academic excellence at StMU by showcasing the final projects and presentations prepared by our fourth-year students. Lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided [...]

13 03, 2023

Celebrating French language learning & our Specialized Practicum program partners

March 13th, 2023|Academics, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Last week, we hosted a small gathering on our historic campus in celebration of French language learning to show appreciation for our treasured community and school district partners in our French Pedagogy Program. This program is intended to support B.Ed. students at St. Mary’s University who already speak French by placing them in a designated [...]

8 03, 2023

Universities Canada: St. Mary’s University president reflects on International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2023|News, News and Events|

This article is available on Universities Canada's Media Room here. This year’s theme for Women’s Day is “embrace equity.” What does that mean to you? To me, embracing equity looks like showing up with courage in life every day. It means not being afraid to question the status quo. It means pointing out some of [...]

7 03, 2023

Dr. Sinda Vanderpool Receives The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

March 7th, 2023|News, News and Events|

Dr. Vanderpool accepts her award, presented by Alberta Minister of Advanced Education, Demetrios Nicolaides. We’re excited to share that Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, president and vice-chancellor of St. Mary's University, recently received The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) in recognition of service to her province in the field of adult education. This [...]

6 03, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary Strother

March 6th, 2023|News, News and Events|

Gary (second from left) pictured with his family. At St. Mary’s University, the support of our community volunteers plays an essential role in our continued growth as an institution. Gary Strother, Chair of the St. Mary’s Board of Governors, is a dedicated StMU volunteer who recently received The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee [...]

2 03, 2023

Lightning Watch: Averie Armbrister

March 2nd, 2023|Athletics, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events|

At St. Mary's, we are proud to have some of the best student-athletes from across the country and the world competing for us as Lightning Athletes. Our athletes strive for excellence in their sport and are a source of inspiration, excitement, and pride at St. Mary's. This month, we are sharing a new profile focused [...]

28 02, 2023

Lightning Women’s and Men’s Basketball Teams Make StMU History: Both Teams in Final Round of Playoffs

February 28th, 2023|Athletics, News, News and Events|

A Lightning Storm is rolling into the ACAC Basketball Championships. This weekend, for the first time in St Mary's history, both Women's and Men's teams are headed to the final round of playoffs, with a real shot and winning gold. Games go from Thursday to Saturday at Lethbridge College for the Women, and Ambrose University [...]

28 02, 2023

Calgary Herald: St. Mary’s University leadership strives to help students succeed

February 28th, 2023|News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University was a perfect fit for Sinda Vanderpool, who joined the Calgary post-secondary institution as its president and vice-chancellor last summer after working at Baylor University in Texas for several years.  “My work there was all about helping students be successful in their studies and the pursuit to lead deeply meaningful lives,” she [...]

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