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Hundreds of StFX students, faculty and staff gather for Take Back the Night 2021  October 26th, 2021
Masked and vaccinated, hundreds of students, faculty and staff joined on the grounds at the StFX Stadium to recognize that while positive...
Important X-Ring & Fall Convocation Update October 21st, 2021
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Dear X-Ring recipients  and Fall Convocation graduates, I write to provide an update following the decisions made by the university regarding...
Connecting to culture: Mi’kmaq drum making workshop held at StFX October 20th, 2021
As 12 StFX students got to work on October 19th making their own traditional Mi’kmaq hand drums during a workshop hosted at StFX, they...
StFX student Jeneva Dennis wins Sister Dorothy Moore Mi’kmaq Education Scholarship October 18th, 2021
Jeneva Dennis, a first year StFX Faculty of Education student from Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton, has been recognized with the Sister...
First year StFX students commit to pursuit of excellence at Xaverian Welcome Ceremony October 17th, 2021
Be bold. Explore new things. Get involved. Challenge yourself. And take full advantage of the opportunity presented to you at St. Francis...
Understanding and appreciating Mi’kmaw culture: StFX staff, students and faculty tour Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail October 15th, 2021
With much to be learned by visiting sites of significance throughout Mi’kma’ki, a group of about 20 StFX staff, students and faculty boarded...
StFX #1 in the country in student satisfaction, #2 in reputation, according to Maclean’s University Rankings October 15th, 2021
StFX leads the country when it comes to student satisfaction, and ranks second overall in reputation, according to the annual Maclean’s...
Creating Positive Change: StFX students awarded McKenna Centre for Leadership Project Grants October 5th, 2021
Three StFX students will be working this year to address existing problems in the community and impact positive change as they work on...
Remember this moment: poignant and powerful ceremony at StFX marks inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30th, 2021
“Remember this moment,” Michelle Sylliboy, an assistant professor at StFX and a descendant of Indian Residential School survivors, told the...
Academic leader: StFX English professor Dr. Mathias Nilges appointed editor of one of the world’s leading humanities journals September 28th, 2021
StFX English professor Dr. Mathias Nilges has been named editor of one of the world’s leading journals in the study of contemporary culture,...
Pay it Forward: StFX student Ben Boudreau offering X-Ring bursary to assist another student  September 28th, 2021
A fourth year StFX student is paying it forward—using proceeds from his small business to purchase an iconic X-Ring for a classmate who may...
Socializing Safely: the 25 In/50 Out Rule September 28th, 2021
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To all students, This coming weekend has traditionally been an active one in Antigonish. However, StFX has transitioned Homecoming 2021...
Novel insight: StFX professor publishes research on global trends in aquatic animal tracking September 23rd, 2021
In a new study, a StFX aquatic resources professor is providing novel insight into where to focus research to optimize relevance to...
Excellence in Teaching: StFX English professor Dr. Kailin Wright named an AAU Distinguished Teaching Award recipient September 22nd, 2021
Dr. Kailin Wright, a StFX English professor and Jules Léger Research Scholar, has been honoured for her teaching excellence, receiving the...
Campus tours offer an essential way to get a feel for a university September 20th, 2021
Deciding on a university to attend is a big decision. That’s why campus tours can be so important. Participants are able to see firsthand...


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