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An annoucement from StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald October 12th, 2018
  From StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald related to an incident of sexual assault that occurred last year:   Dr. MacDonald message...
Musical notes: StFX, Holland College renew articulation agreements October 12th, 2018
St. Francis Xavier University and Holland College have renewed two articulation agreements this week that open up opportunity and...
StFX faculty awarded over $425,000 in NSERC Discovery Grant funding October 12th, 2018
StFX celebrated an announcement of over $425,000 in new research funds from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (...
StFX Names Kerry Prosper as Inaugural Knowledge Keeper On Campus During Treaty Day Event October 2nd, 2018
St. Francis Xavier University has named Kerry Prosper, a respected Mi’kmaw elder, published author and Band Council member from Paqtnkek...
John Peacock installed as StFX’s 10th Chancellor September 30th, 2018
Chancellor John Peacock, Mike Boyd and Kent MacDonald
John Peacock, a distinguished Canadian corporate and philanthropic leader and a StFX alumnus from the Class of 1963, has officially become...
StFX appoints Dr. Mathias Nilges as Director, Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership September 28th, 2018
Dr. Mathias Nilges, a StFX English professor, has been named the Director of StFX’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership, a centre devoted to...
Living on the Edge: StFX Rankin School of Nursing students take part in simulation of what it’s like to live in poverty September 27th, 2018
The doors into the world of a person living in poverty in Nova Scotia opened wide for nearly 120 fourth year Rankin School of Nursing...
Hundreds of alumni to return to campus for StFX Homecoming 2018  September 26th, 2018
Close to 1,000 StFX alumni and friends are expected back on campus this weekend for Homecoming 2018. Alumni are coming back to alma mater...
Inspiring curiosity in youth: StFX science and math outreach programs receive nearly $200,000 in PromoScience funding September 20th, 2018
Two StFX-based outreach programs that inspire curiosity in youth and an interest in science and math have received very good news. X-Chem...
StFX Rankin School of Nursing honours student in leadership role with College of Registered Nurses Council September 17th, 2018
It’s been a terrific time of learning about and contributing to her chosen profession for Layla Green, a fourth year honours Rankin School of...
International partnership: StFX building ties with University of Glasgow - Dumfries Campus September 14th, 2018
A special group of guests from Scotland was on the StFX campus this week to talk about strengthening international partnerships. A...
Teach Mental Health: StFX involved in launching new mental health literacy course for pre-service and practicing teachers September 13th, 2018
A comprehensive, free, online course that helps educators—both teachers and B.Ed. students—understand and recognize mental illness while...
Readiness for the field: StFX teachers publish new book on preparing pre-service teacher educators September 12th, 2018
The intricacies involved in preparing pre-service teacher educators for the field is the subject of a new book, Readiness for the field:...
Virtual global classrooms: StFX Rankin School of Nursing faculty win best paper award for their creative approach to shared global learning September 12th, 2018
StFX Rankin School of Nursing faculty Dr. Debbie Sheppard-LeMoine and Dr. Cathy MacDonald have been singled out for honours for a paper that...
Applications open for fully funded ISL in Ghana student experience September 6th, 2018
Applications have now opened for the fully funded Immersion Service Learning (ISL) in Ghana student experience, a 12-week, in-country...

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