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An enthusiastic group of alumni keen to be engaged with Acadia enjoyed an intimate and lively gathering in the Main Hall at TANOKE in Singapore on February 29, 2024 to meet President Dr. Jeff Hennessy (’99), learn more about him, and experience his passion for the University.

Don Clow (’83) is a go-to kind of guy who always comes up clutch, and the rural PEI native has proven this time and again during his illustrious career as a student-athlete, businessperson, community advocate and philanthropist. The Acadia Alumni Association applauds his remarkable commitment to community, the University and its constituency, and is pleased to add another accolade to his resume by naming Don as this year's Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.

Suzanne Knight (’07) presented an incredibly positive perspective on crisis management with her very informative presentation, “Never waste a good crisis: embrace the opportunity for transformation” at this year’s Toronto Business Breakfast on February 15, 2024. Highlighting that flexibility and leadership are key, Suzanne stressed that we all must start small and learn fast, and remember that all crises come with their own set of ripple effects.

A terrific crowd of alumni, incoming students, potential students, alumni and community packed The Coral Reef Room at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Nassau on February 12, 2024 to meet new President Dr. Jeff Hennessy (’99) and experience his passion for the University. The Office of Advancement and Enrolment Services co-hosted the event and provided updates, news and information about Acadia, on-the-spot admissions, and valuable how-to registration information.

University President Dr. Jeff Hennessy (’99) and Executive Director, Alumni Affairs Oonagh Proudfoot (’93, ’06) were greeted with island warmth and excitement when they visited alumni in Bridgetown, Barbados on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024.

A large and enthusiastic group of Acadia alumni and prospective students joined Vice-President, Advancement Nancy Handrigan (’92) and Acadia enrolment services staff Leigh-Ann Murphy and Clara Gates-Flaherty (’22) at the Fourways Restaurant and Inn in Paget, Bermuda on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 for an alumni gathering.


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