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8 03, 2022

Celebrating International Women’s Day at St. Mary’s – #BreakTheBias

March 8th, 2022|Admin Faculty, News, News and Events, Social Justice|

This year for International Women’s Day (IWD) St. Mary’s University, through the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, explores how to #BreakTheBias and reflects on gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow. Since March 1911, International Women's Day is globally and annually celebrated on March 8th to commemorate the cultural, political, and [...]

28 02, 2022

St. Mary’s Student Attends Virtual Meeting with Pope Francis

February 28th, 2022|Academics, Community, News, News and Events, Social Justice, Student Success, Student Testimonials|

For Social Justice and Catholic Studies student John Doromal an unexpected email from Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies Dr. Peter Baltutis presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: an invitation to virtually meet with Pope Francis. Doromal was selected to take part in a virtual meeting with the Pope on February 24. The event, entitled Building [...]

9 02, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month at St. Mary’s – Celebrating the Voices of Our Own

February 9th, 2022|Admin Faculty, News, News and Events, Social Justice, Uncategorized|

This year for Black History Month at St. Mary’s through the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, we celebrate and elevate the voices of some black members of our community – as we hear in their words what Black History Month signifies to them. This has brought inspiring words and lessons which allows us the [...]

10 12, 2021

It’s PINK Candle Week!

December 10th, 2021|Campus Ministry, News and Events, Social Justice|

As we enter into the third week of Advent it might seem like Christmas is already here.  If you go into any store, Christmas carols are playing, there are Christmas sales and people are rushing to get all of their Christmas shopping done.  Decorations are going up and people are preparing their homes for celebrations [...]

13 04, 2018
  • St. Mary's University StMU President's Volunteer Team

An amazing year for President’s Volunteer Team

April 13th, 2018|News, News and Events, President's Volunteer Team, Social Justice|

It has been an amazing first year of existence for the St. Mary’s University President’s Volunteer Team, an initiative borne of the idea that as a community united, St. Mary’s students, faculty and staff can work alongside those in need while coordinating charitable volunteer efforts and increasing the scope and impact that these endeavours would [...]

1 02, 2018
  • Make Some Noise

Lighting Make Some Noise for Mental Health

February 1st, 2018|Athletics, Cross Country, Events, Men's Basketball, News and Events, Social Justice, Women’s Basketball|

On Wednesday, January 17 students from St. Mary’s University joined members of the St. Mary’s Lightning athletics teams to participate in a campaign to help generate awareness for mental health issues. Make Some Noise for Mental Health is an Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference (ACAC) initiative to promote mental health awareness with the goal to help [...]

30 03, 2017
  • Social Justice Sole Hope

St. Mary’s Hosts Shoe Cutting Party

March 30th, 2017|News, News and Events, Social Justice|

The St. Mary’s students for social justice committee held a shoe cutting party on March 28 with a goal to cut and send 700 shoes to children in Uganda. Students and staff were encouraged to come down and help cut shoes out of old pairs of jeans to fashion shoes for the efforts, donations were [...]

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