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Ron Joyce

Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ron Joyce, remembered for generosity

Ron Joyce, the Nova Scotia native who created a billion-dollar empire with the Canadian staples of Tim Hortons coffee and doughnuts, has died. He was 88.

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Allie Berry

Huge opportunity Noor Ahmed (’21): from refugee camp to the computer lab

Growing up in a refugee camp is not ordinarily a good start for a computer scientist, but for Noor Ahmed, it was a gateway to Canada and studying at Acadia.

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Allie Berry

Allie Berry (’18): basketball champion, community mentor

When Allie Berry wasn’t on the court supporting her championship basketball team, she was taking her community-development training into high school gyms to encourage at-risk youth to participate in a recreation program she calls Rec Buddies.

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Campaign for Acadia in Hong Kong

Campaign for Acadia celebration in Halifax

Alumni and friends joined together December 12, 2018, for the Halifax Launch of Campaign for Acadia and to celebrate the holidays. With an ambitious $75-million goal, the campaign will sustain the Acadia of today and build the Acadia of the future.

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Campaign for Acadia

The Sobey Foundation creates new Acadia student awards

New awards strengthen support for students pursuing higher education and working toward professional credentials in nutrition and dietetics

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Campaign for Acadia in Hong Kong

Emily Kennedy (’14): making a global impact in sustainability

For Emily Kennedy (’14), earning a degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ESST) has taken her across the world. In 2017, her Youth in Agriculture Initiative in Uganda won the first Nudge Global Impact Award. She was also the only woman in the running.

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