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What a night in the beautiful Bahamas! A passionate group of Acadia alumni and curious and excited prospective students and their supportive parents came together on February 7 in Nassau at the Margaritaville Beach Resort to reminisce about Acadia and learn more about the University and its programs.

Acadia alumni and friends ignored unseasonably warm and wet weather and turned out in fine style for this year’s Holiday Skate and Carol Sing on December 8. More than 50 people took to the ice with holiday music as the backdrop at the Andrew H. McCain Arena for a delightfully fun family skate and then headed over to the Wu Welcome Centre at Alumni Hall for a Carol Sing with Sarah Pound (’08).

A capacity crowd of Acadia alumni and friends gathered at McInnes Cooper, Purdy’s Wharf in Halifax on Dec. 7 for a Holiday Reception and to honour the 2022 Acadia Alumni Isaac Chipman Award for Excellence in Alumni Service recipient, Barry Taylor (’80).

Acadia University announced on December 7, 2022 that Nancy Handrigan (’92) CFRE has been appointed the University’s Vice-President of Advancement. Handrigan’s appointment became effective on December 2, 2022. She has held the position on an interim basis since March 1, 2021. 

A delightful mix of Acadia alumni and friends came together on Dec. 1, 2022 for an Ottawa and area gathering at Chris Van Buskirk’s (’89) home in Gatineau, QC that was simply magical.

An enthusiastic and very engaged group of Acadia alumni representing grad years from 1976 onward gathered at the Lord William Pub in Montreal, QC on Nov. 29, 2022 for a delightful evening full of fun and reminiscence about good times at Acadia


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