Press Release: St. Mary’s University Welcomes Minister of Advanced Education to Campus

CALGARY, AB (January 25, 2024) – St. Mary’s University was honoured to host Rajan Sawhney, Alberta’s Minister of Advanced Education, to campus on Tuesday, January 23. The visit served as a momentous occasion to strengthen the ties between St. Mary’s and the Alberta government, emphasizing collaborative efforts in advancing higher education and fostering innovation.

Minister Sawhney’s visit was met with great enthusiasm and appreciation as she engaged with the dynamic community at St. Mary’s University. The Minister had the opportunity to explore the beautiful campus, interact with students and leaders, and gain insights into the unique academic initiatives that define St. Mary’s commitment to excellence.

Her interactions with students showcased a dedication to understanding the challenges and aspirations of the next generation of leaders, scholars, and professionals.

“We are honored to have Minister Sawhney on our campus and are grateful for her recognition of the impactful work happening at St. Mary’s University. This visit strengthens our resolve to contribute meaningfully to the educational landscape in Alberta and beyond,” said Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, President of St. Mary’s University.

St. Mary’s University looks forward to building upon the momentum generated by Minister Sawhney’s visit, continuing to collaborate with the Ministry of Advanced Education, and contributing to the ongoing development of a robust and forward-thinking education system in Alberta.