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25 10, 2022

News release: St. Mary’s University joins Universities Canada

October 25th, 2022|News, News and Events|

CALGARY – St. Mary’s University has been granted Universities Canada membership effective immediately. During its fall membership meeting, Universities Canada members approved St. Mary’s University’s application, making it the 97th member of the national association. “We are honoured to join our colleagues across the country as a member of Universities Canada,” said Sinda Vanderpool, president [...]

21 10, 2022

News release: Dr. Sinda Vanderpool to be formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor

October 21st, 2022|News, News and Events|

CALGARY – Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, who took the helm of St. Mary’s University in July 2022, will be formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor at a special ceremony on Friday, October 28, 2022. The ceremony, which will mark the official start of her tenure, will take place at St. Albert the [...]

19 10, 2022

Sun shines as the lightning strike on the ACAC Grand Prix #4

October 19th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

The St. Mary’s University cross country team struck again as we hosted the ACAC Grand Prix #4 on our home course on October 15. It was a beautiful day to be outdoors, with participants taking in our view of Fish Creek Provincial Park as they raced to the finish. Our women’s team placed first for [...]

18 10, 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended our fall 2022 Open House!

October 18th, 2022|News, News and Events|

210 people attended our fall Open House. This past weekend, we opened up our campus to prospective students and members of the community for our fall Open House. We were thrilled by the turnout, with over 200 people coming to learn more about our course offerings and take a tour of our historic campus. Prospective students [...]

17 10, 2022

Lightning Watch: Sydney Zissos

October 17th, 2022|Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

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. We want to share this pride with our community [...]

13 10, 2022

Restoration Blog: Final Touches on Prairie Restoration

October 13th, 2022|News, News and Events, StMU Stories|

At the beginning of the 2022 field season, the prairie restoration team seeded native grasses on the newly bare ground of our restoration site. Over the summer, with lots of sun and careful watering, these seeds have grown in nicely, coving the site with patches of native grass. After this seeding, there was still a [...]

12 10, 2022

Our Lightning Athletes storm the court and succeed in the classroom

October 12th, 2022|Athletics, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University Lightning Athletics department has been strategic and successful in recruiting the best and brightest student-athletes from across the country and the world. Our athletes strive for excellence in their sport and are a source of inspiration, excitement and pride at St. Mary’s. This pride extends beyond athletics and into their academic performance. [...]

5 10, 2022

Ozanam Day brings community together to address food scarcity in Calgary

October 5th, 2022|News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

From left to right: Jouhayna Elchamy from Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, Andrew Ilnycky from Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ayotunde Kayode from Centre for Newcomers, Sia Karimi, a student at St. Mary’s University. Earlier this month, St. Mary’s partnered with The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) to host an exciting [...]

3 10, 2022

StMU CARES is here – remember to complete your student survey for a chance to win prizes!

October 3rd, 2022|News, News and Events, StMU Cares|

Our new StMU CARES program officially launches today! CARES stands for Connect, Assess, Reassure, Evaluate, and Support. This is a collaborative early alert program that supports our student’s: mind, body, and spirit. This program is a person-centered way to connect our students to support and resources and address a variety of barriers to academic success. [...]

29 09, 2022

New teaching tipi joins our campus

September 29th, 2022|Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

A teaching tipi located near Heritage Link is the newest addition to our historic St. Mary’s University campus. We are excited to have this new Indigenous space on campus as a designated place for learning, celebration, and gathering.  The tipi was commissioned earlier this summer, through consultation and guidance from our Indigenous Advisory Council.  We [...]

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