Giving News

F. Pauline Spence ('49)

A lifetime of giving back continues with estate gift

Before her death, long-time educator Pauline Spence of Liverpool, Nova Scotia made provisions in her will to keep her love of teaching alive with the establishment of an endowed bursary fund of more than $1 million. 

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Ryan MacNeil and Stuart Rath

Prof. Ryan MacNeil awarded inaugural Rath Professorship in Entrepreneurship

“The Rath Professorship in Entrepreneurship brings added prestige to a critical aspect of business education at Acadia,” says Dr. Heather Hemming, Interim Vice-President, Academic.

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Dream Chaser Change Maker

The best gift of all is giving

Three alumnae have created the Dream Chaser Change Maker Award to provide financial support to an Acadia student and donate in their name to a UNICEF education program. 

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Irving Centre

Acadia’s 2017 Arthur Irving Family Foundation Scholarship recipients announced

Two students, one from Saskatchewan and one from nearby Port Williams, are this year’s recipients of the Arthur Irving Scholarships in Environmental Science for undergraduate students at Acadia University.

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Huestis Innovation Pavilion recognizes Science Complex lead donors

The Huestis Innovation Pavilion will form part of a $22.25 million Science Complex renewal project and provide research and commercialization space that is well beyond Acadia’s current capacity. 

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Stuart Rath

Rath Professorship in Entrepreneurship established at Acadia

A new endowed professorship in Acadia University’s F.C. Manning School of Business has been created through an extraordinary gift to the University from Truro businessman and philanthropist Stuart Rath.

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