Acadia hosts Opening Gala Reception for Devour!

Tomorrow marks the start of Devour! The Food Film Festival, one of Wolfville’s signature events, and Acadia is ready to host the Opening Gala Reception, presented by Taste of Nova Scotia. Acadia has been a proud partner of Devour! since its beginning and is excited to officially welcome 12 Nova Scotian chefs to kick off the festival.

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Wheelock Hall providing local options for students

Getaway Farm, located outside of Canning, supplies grass-fed beef for hundreds of Acadia students who dine at Wheelock Hall. 

Read the full article published in The Chronicle Herald. 

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Acadia Names New Indigenous Student Advisor

When Acadia President Dr. Peter Ricketts released Acadia University’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report in March 2018, a significant goal of the broad ranging strategy was to strengthen Acadia’s support for Indigenous students and deepen its connection to Indigenous communities. The strategy included an explicit call for Acadia to create a full time position focused on Indigenous student support and advising as well as to act as a coordinator for all campus activities aimed at meeting the challenges outlined by the TRC. Today, Acadia announced that Dion Kaszas has been named Acadia’s Coordinator of Indigenous Affairs and Student Advising starting November 5, 2018.

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