St. Mary’s graduate Buddy Wickramasinghe readies for deployment with the Canadian Armed Forces Coming out of high school Buddy Wickramasinghe wanted something different, a new direction in life that would allow him to pursue his own dreams and not those of his parents. This search for direction and discipline led Buddy to enlist in the [...]
If you are considering running competitively at the post-secondary level, here is some information about the St. Mary’s University Cross Country Running & Indoor Track Teams and the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.
On Sunday, February 12 2017 St. Mary’s University celebrated the birthday of Charles Darwin, one of the most influential naturalists in human history, with a special edition of their Inspiring Conversations Series held at the Calgary Zoo. The event featured captivating discussions by renowned naturalist Mr. Brian Keating, host of Going Wild and regular guest [...]
The lightning had a busy weekend with all of our athletes competing this weekend. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball took on the Ambrose Lions on Friday and Saturday night and our XC athletes competed in the SAIT hosted indoor track meet on Sunday at Repsol Sports Centre. WBB The Lightning women’s basketball team is red [...]
St. Mary’s University Bachelor of Education students were visited by the Alberta Minister of Education, the Honourable David Eggen, who engaged the students in a discussion about the present and future of teaching in Alberta. The Minister of Education was very complimentary of the BEd program and the quality of the graduates say that the [...]
Students 4 Social Justice Stop by the Classroom Building Foyer to purchase some tasty baked goods in of support a unique initiative our students have chosen to support. All proceeds from the bake sale will go towards Sole Hope, a charity with a mission to offer hope, healthier lives and freedom from foot [...]
Last week St. Mary’s University hosted a successful launch event for the two recent publications of The Attic: The St. Mary’s University Journal of Undergraduate Papers, which is devoted to the publication of exceptional undergraduate papers. Students may submit assignments for publication in The Attic where they have received an A grade [...]
Internationally renowned naturalist Brian Keating was a guest on CBC’s Homestretch where among other topics, he discussed his keynote at St. Mary’s upcoming Darwin Day event at the Calgary Zoo as part of StMU’s Inspiring Conversations series.
Indoor Track Although indoor track has not been granted as an official sport at St. Mary’s University, the Lightning still had athletes competing this year. St. Mary’s Cross Country Team athletes had a strong showing at the Dino Classic Indoor Track Meet at U of C yesterday with competition from SAIT, U of C and [...]