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Wolfville-Mud Creek Rotary

Rotary Club $110,000 gift will support future Acadia students

Future Acadia students will be the “winners” of Toonie Toss fundraising proceeds thanks to the Rotary Club of Wolfville-Mud Creek, which created a new financial award to help local high school graduates.

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Michael Rumsby ('18)

Discovering a supportive community

Leaving home to attend university was a big step for Michael Rumsby, who was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was a middle school student. This May he graduated with an engineering degree from Acadia. 

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Catherine Stanley Scholarship

A legacy of love

Acadia University math instructor Dr. Catherine Stanley loved her family, mathematics, and teaching. She also loved life. As a tribute to her, students who share her passion for mathematics have received scholarships.

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Ruth Hennigar

Looking ahead and giving back

Ruth Hennigar (’81) knows the value of a degree in STEM. In 2015, she created an award to support young women, who like herself, want to attend Acadia to pursue a degree in computer science.

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Tracey McGillivray ('15)

Helping others earn their degree

A long-awaited degree in computer science and meeting her fellow grads inspired Tracey McGillivray ('15) to create a scholarship for female student-athletes in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). 

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Candina Doucette

Jane’s Again Bursary helps a family

A Wolfville business has created a bursary to support a student who is also a parent, and it is making a world of difference to an Acadia BEd student and her entire family. 

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