Hello StMU Students, Here is your #2 Friday update on what’s happening as we prepare for the fall 2020 academic term. This week the Facilities team has been hard at work assembling plexiglass barriers to keep students who will be attending in-person classes safe and creating socially distanced study spaces for students needing them between [...]
Dear Students, As we approach the fall term, I am sure that you are wondering what university will look like at St. Mary’s. We have been working all summer to develop a safe plan that allows us to deliver the courses you need for your program while maintaining the safety that we all need during [...]
Obituary “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7-8 Calgary lost a bit of its moral strength Sunday evening with the death of Edward (Ted) John Cuthbert Valentine. Ted was born February 24, 1930 at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary to [...]
I am writing today to inform you that the Convocation Committee has made the very difficult decision to postpone the tentatively scheduled November convocation ceremony for the 2020 Graduating Class. The ongoing situation with COVID-19 has made it necessary for St. Mary’s University to reschedule the ceremony for June 4, 2021. An information package detailing [...]
It is with great sadness that St. Mary’s University mourns the loss of one of the cornerstones of our community and most dedicated and influential supporters – Ted Valentine. Ted passed away on August 9, 2020 at the age of 90. A prominent businessman, proud family man and active philanthropist, Ted was a member of [...]
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 current pandemic forcing changes to regular activities, programs, and access to campus our Board of Governors at St. Mary’s has approved not charging students selected fees for the Fall term as recommended by both the Tuition & Fees Committee, and the Finance Committee. The following fees will be removed for the Fall term: [...]
As a result of COVID-19, St. Mary's University Choir cancelled their Spring Concert. As a tribute to all those who have lost loved ones during the pandemic and in the spirit of hope and comfort, members of the choir recorded this song. May It Be (from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship [...]
St. Mary's University President Dr. Gerry Turcotte with a special message of thanks and updates regarding preparations St. Mary's is making for a successful Fall 2020 semester.
2020 St. Mary’s University Valedictorian Kyrie Bouscal shares a special message with her fellow graduates.