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 [...]
Last week St. Mary’s hosted ImagiNation 150 on campus, a legacy project that brings young people together with Members of the Order of Canada into focus group discussions regarding their hopes and fears for the future of Canada with the intent to collect, analayze and present the results. St. Mary’s was honoured to welcome Order [...]
In his first year of running for the St. Mary’s Lightning cross-country team, Karan Matusin has emerged as one of the strongest members of the team in both cross-country and indoor track, and while his motivation for competing may have changed, his impact on the program will leave a lasting legacy.
Members of St. Mary’s University’s Photography Club stepped out from behind the lens to put on a wonderful showing of their art on Tuesday April, 4. Held in the new Heritage Centre on campus, the pop-up showing featured various shots from members of the students-club with photos ranging from portraiture to abstract composition. Armed with [...]