Bruce Galloway and classmates

50th reunion sparks matching gift pledge

The Chancellor’s Challenge calls on Class of 1968 to donate to Campaign for Acadia.

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Writing Centre strives to help students become successful academic writers

Acadia’s Writing Centre provides students with the tools to improve their academic writing skills in any discipline or area of study.

At the Centre, students can book 50-minute appointments or drop in for one-on-one or group sessions where they receive guidance on a variety of issues with their writing process, from grammar, to essay structure, or any other questions related to their writing. The sessions are free and open to all students at any stage of their writing process. Dr. Stephen Ahern, Writing Centre Coordinator, says the Centre strives to be a welcoming space for students from all disciplines.

 

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David Huestis Innovation Pavilion

Acadia thanks donors on National Philanthropy Day

Because of our alumni, donors, volunteers, and friends, Acadia University provides a transformative educational experience to our students. National Philanthropy Day is a chance to express our thanks. Watch the video.

 

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Remembrance Day Service

Every year, on Remembrance Day, Acadia University hosts the broader community as we remember those who sacrificed all for the cause of freedom. This service remembers members of our own student population, staff and faculty who lost their lives as well as members of the surrounding communities. It is a time for reflection and a re-commitment to the efforts for peace in our world. The service takes place at Convocation Hall beginning at 10:45am on November 11th. This year, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. 

Acadia’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Peter Ricketts, will observe Remembrance Day at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China. Dr. Ricketts will be joined there by members of an international trade mission including Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, King-Hants MP and President of the Treasury Board of Canada Scott Brison, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau. The delegation will be hosted by Canada’s Ambassador to China, The Honourable John McCallum. 

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Another successful year for Trick or Eat

Acadia Students went out trick or treating last night to collect food donations around town for this year’s Trick or Eat.

This Halloween, approximately 50 students headed out to collect donations around the community, collecting over 3,350 food donations and over $400 for the Wolfville Food Bank.

Trick or Eat is an annual food drive held by Community Outreach Acadia on Halloween, and was coordinated this year by Olivia Dobson with the help Mark O’Reilly, President of Community Outreach Acadia. Every year, Trick or Eat attracts student volunteers at Acadia, as one of the many volunteer opportunities on campus.

 

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