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Thérèse Takacs

Vice-President Advancement
Phone: (403) 254.3139

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February – StMU partners with Appddiction Studio

May – St. Mary’s University to honour Dr. Allan Markin at Convocation Ceremony

October – StMU Partners with MHC for new Transfer Agreement
September – St. Mary’s University launches Respect in the Workplace initiative
June – Lieutenant Governor of Alberta to offer major new award at upcoming St. Mary’s University Convocation on June 9th, 2017 at St. Mary’s Cathedral
February – Lightning athletes ACAC All Conference teams
January – St. Mary’s University to host National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation National Education Roundtable
January – Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Dr. Wilton Littlechild to speak at St. Mary’s University “Inspiring Conversations” series

December – St. Mary’s University, United Active Living enter into formal partnership
September -St. Mary’s University Welcomes Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
June – 2016 Convocation
June – Mary Ann McLean: Performing Science
June – Inspiring students’ growth through community
May – An evening of poetry and discourse with Canada’s Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke
May – Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior

June – 2015 Convocation
April – Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning
January – St. Mary’s Exchange Students Intrigued with Sights and Sounds of Calgary
March – St. Mary’s University Launches First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Partnership

November – Making Treaty 7: We Are All People Screening and Panel Discussion
October – St. Mary’s welcomes the “Sukkah” to campus during the Jewish Festival of Booths
September – Popular science broadcaster and writer, Jay Ingram, speaks at St. Mary’s annual Speakers Series
August – St. Mary’s Announces New Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in History
July – St. Mary’s University College to change name to St. Mary’s University
July – St. Mary’s University Celebrates Remarkable Accomplishments of Graduates at June 13th Convocation
April – Former Humanities 101 student graduating from St. Mary’s with a Bachelor’s Degree
March – St. Mary’s first post-secondary institution in Calgary to feature “The Life Near Gjoa Haven” exhibit
March – Internationally renowned storyteller and best-selling author, Richard Van Camp, speaks at St. Mary’s
January – St. Mary’s University College Discovering Science program sells out in 30 minutes
January – St. Mary’s University College Launches New Marketing Campaign

December – Biological Science Degree Announcement
December – Hitmen Players Study Medieval Literature
November – Tim Ternes Saint John’s Bible Event
September – Ghost Tour, September 18, 2013
September – Increase in Enrolments for St. Mary’s University College
September – Liberal Studies Degree Announcement
June – St. Mary’s University College 2013 Convocation
May – Renowned Iconographer, Aidan Hart, Speaks at St. Mary’s University College
April – St. Mary’s Reveals Newly Design Altar and Ambo
March – St. Mary’s University College Drama Present’s “A Wilder Evening: Two Plays by Thorton Wilder”
March – Applications Increase by 20 per cent