What is NCHA? The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a national research survey organized by the American College Health Association to assist college health service providers, health educators, counsellors, and administrators in collecting data about their students' habits, behaviours, and perceptions on prevalent health topics. Questions on the NCHA survey cover the following topics: [...]
Welcome to St. Mary’s University, YOUR university in South Calgary! We are a liberal arts and sciences institution, open to all, and focused on developing the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Founded on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, St. Mary’s provides many academic and campus life opportunities for students to grow and discover what it [...]
St. Mary's University has partnered with Pyramid Productions to produce two digital video spots showcasing the benefits of continuing to pursue your academic dreams at St. Mary's University. Find us on YouTube!
Jordan Britton is already putting his education to good use. The psychology major at St. Mary’s University has taken himself on as a patient after learning the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has cancelled its entire basketball slate in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Britton is the Calgary school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,077 career [...]
Over the past couple of weeks activity on campus has slowly begun to increase as the Lightning basketball teams have returned to campus starting some off-season dryland training. Since the middle of march the Lightning athletic teams have been shut down with no scheduled practices, workouts or scrimmages. During those three months the individual athletes [...]
With the 2019-20 athletic season coming to a close St. Mary’s University Lightning are excited to recognize the individual athletes and their amazing accomplishments this past season. The 19-20 season was one of the best in recent history for the Lightning athletes. This season saw the Women’s basketball team earn its longest winning streak in [...]
Short but Sweet – Abbreviated Indoor Track Season sees Lightning rise to challenge It was a unique season for the St. Mary’s Lightning Indoor track team in 2020, one that presented new challenges but saw the team achieve strong showings in the events leading up to the postponement of the season in early March. The [...]
The 2019/20 season was a rebound season for the Women’s program after losing in the first round of the playoffs the season before. Competing in their eighth season in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), the Lightning put together another strong season and found themselves in the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season. In five [...]