Giving News

Imagine a modern woodshop, where instead of hammers and saws the tools are 3-D printers, laser cutters, and specialty software. Acadia imagined just such a place. The R. Howard Webster Foundation helped make it a reality.

Dr. Gordon MacNeill (’48, ’87 HON) once thought he wouldn’t go to university. He would finish high school, get a job in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton and that would be it. Post-secondary school wasn’t really part of the plan.

For many people, particularly athletes, the past always informs the present. Memories of glory days gone by never grow old and youthful accomplishments come to life as vividly as if they happened only yesterday.

Food insecurity is a persistent issue for many post-secondary students that has assumed even greater importance since the advent of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Two things motivate Junior Moaku (’19): awareness and involvement. Knowing what’s going on and doing something about it.

Portrait of the Honourable Scott Brison

The relationship between Acadia University and BMO Financial Group dates back more than a century, and BMO has a long and distinguished history of philanthropic support for Acadia students -- generous scholarships for undergraduates, sponsorships for student-athletes, and contributions to enrich campus life are all part of BMO’s ongoing impact at Acadia.

Thanks to the generosity of the John and Judy Bragg Foundation, up to 13 Acadia students benefit annually from the following awards, named in honour of former teachers who were Acadia alumni:

Some of the most recent recipients of these awards spoke to Acadia about their lives as students and shared their gratitude:






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