Upon arrival at St. Mary’s University, Michelle Scott, Director of Indigenous Initiatives at StMU fell in love with the idea of the institution carrying a tipi but had no idea what the incredible journey would entail. St. Mary’s has been extremely fortunate to have had many Indigenous Knowledge-Keepers, Elders and community leaders whose combined patience, [...]
Study lists annual impact of Calgary post-secondary institutions at $8.6 billion St. Mary’s University was one of seven Calgary post-secondary institutions (PSIs) that took part in a study to determine the annual economic impact that PSIs have as a catalyst to Calgary’s economic growth. The study, conducted by Calgary Economic Development, lists a dollar amount [...]
FCJ Centre Advertisements for STMU – May 2017 Thursday May 4 Christian Meditation Drop In http://www.fcjsisters.ca/PDF/2017/christian_meditation.pdf With: Engeline Piet Place: FCJ Centre, 219 – 19th Avenue S.W. Time: 7:00pm-8pm Cost: Suggested Offering $20.00 Contact: FCJ Centre (403) 228-4215 Friday May 5 Taize Evening of Guided Prayer http://www.fcjsisters.ca/PDF/2017/taize_may.pdf With: Sr. Ann Marie Walsh fcJ Place: FCJ [...]
Education and learning can pave a road to personal growth and a brighter future, by opening doors that lead to new opportunities. But what happens when those doors are found sealed and locked? What happens when past experiences stop future ambitions? For many, furthering their education is no longer an expectation, and hope for a [...]
Karan Matusin and MJ Ritchie are the 2016/17 St. Mary’s Lightning Male and Female Athletes of the year. The two athletes were honoured at the St. Mary’s Lightning Annual Awards Banquet on April 6 at McGivney Hall on the St. Mary’s Campus. Each year, the awards are handed out to the athletes who best exemplify [...]
Preaching Grace celebrates the impact of engaging preaching by welcoming a renowned teacher to share their gift during a free public lecture and a hands-on workshop.
On Wednesday night St. Mary’s University held one of the most moving and rewarding celebrations of the entire year as 16 members of the Humanities 101 Class of 2017 walked the stage to receive their certificates of completion during the Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning. The Humanities 101 program is a strength-based educational program designed [...]
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Peter Schreiber as Vice-Principal of Holy Spirit Academy
Mr. Schreiber started his education journey with Christ The Redeemer Catholic Schools as a student at Assumption School, Good Shepherd School and Holy Trinity Academy. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Bachelor of Education degree both from St. Mary’s University in Calgary.
On Tuesday, April 4 members of the St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball program partnered with members from Tsuut’ina Junior & Senior High school to host a basketball clinic for students of the school. “We have been building our relationship with Tsuut’ina in many ways and when I reached out about these basketball clinics everyone agreed [...]
Exploring your own story – St. Mary’s students celebrate completion of second Igniting the Fire course
On Friday March, 17 five St. Mary’s University students celebrated the completion of Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior course, a non-credit University course that focused on Indigenous literacies through engagement with the arts. Modelled after St. Mary’s landmark Humanities 101 program, the participants in the Igniting the Fire celebration of learning were all [...]