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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 [...]

28 11, 2022

Lightning Watch: Riley Follensbee

November 28th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, 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 [...]

23 11, 2022

Cross Country Nationals Recap: Women’s Team Places Highest in Program History

November 23rd, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|

The Lightning Cross Country team had a strong showing at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross Country Championships on November 12, hosted by Medicine Hat College. On a cold but clear day, the women’s team competed in the six kilometre event, placing seventh out of the 18 teams competing from across the country. This [...]

15 11, 2022

Voices from a Sixteenth-Century Manuscript: StMU Sessional Instructors Make Incredible Discovery

November 15th, 2022|News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University Sessional Instructors, Dr. Maria Oss-Cech and PhD Candidate Monica Di Rosa, have been working on unearthing the content of a rare sixteenth-century manuscript. After being hidden for centuries, Maria and Monica are sharing their experiences and learnings from the voices of this long hidden piece of history. Magl. Cl109 XIX – [...]

15 11, 2022

Global News: Calgary volunteers add final touches to Field of Crosses during Night of Lights

November 15th, 2022|News, News and Events|

14 11, 2022

Métis Week at StMU: Campus Activities and Learning Resources

November 14th, 2022|Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

Today marks the beginning of Métis Week, a time to celebrate the culture, history and contributions of Métis people. This week is formed around Louis Riel Day, which is held every year on November 16th across Canadian Métis homelands. This date marks the anniversary of Louis Riel’s execution in 1885, and also serves as a [...]

4 11, 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended the Installation of Dr. Sinda Vanderpool. Video and photos from the ceremony are available here

November 4th, 2022|News, News and Events|

Dr. Vanderpool pictured with Bishop McGrattan at the October 28th installation ceremony. Last week, on Friday, October 28th, 2022, Dr. Sinda Vanderpool was formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s president and vice-chancellor. The ceremony and Mass took place at the beautiful St. Albert the Great Parish in McKenzie Towne. This marks the beginning of [...]

3 11, 2022

Lightning women’s cross country team brings home silver at the ACAC Cross Country Championships

November 3rd, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|

After a very close competition at the ACAC Cross Country Championships at Gold Bar Park in Edmonton on Saturday, Oct. 29, we’re excited to share that our women’s team brought home silver! The Lightning women’s cross country team won the silver medal after a tight race against Medicine Hat College. This is the first team [...]

2 11, 2022

Interested in volunteering with StMU at the Field of Crosses? Here’s what you need to know

November 2nd, 2022|News, News and Events, President's Volunteer Team|

The next St. Mary’s President's Volunteer Team event is fast approaching! St. Mary’s is honoured to once again accept sole responsibility to set up and light 3,600 candles at the crosses of our fallen soldiers from Southern Calgary, and then remove the candles and repack them the following day. This is a major event in the [...]

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 [...]

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