Giving News

The Association announced this week a $50,000 donation to the recently established COVID-19 Student Relief Fund to help provide bursary support in variable amounts to second, third and fourth-year students facing ongoing and/or summer employment disruption or other financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic.

To honour her sacrifice and commemorate her remarkable personal and professional achievements, Acadia University has established the Constable Heidi Stevenson Memorial Award.

Winners have been announced in the 35th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, and Acadia University has received gold in the Fundraising Campaign category and bronze for its Annual Report to donors.

HALIFAX, December 10, 2019 –Acadia University announced today a $100,000 CDN donation from RBC to enhance on-campus support services through the innovative Q-Life Resilience Experience.

University President Dr. Peter Ricketts hosted a charming afternoon tea for Acadia’s 1838 Society on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 – Founders’ Day and National Philanthropy Day.

Acadia alumnus and former faculty member Dr. Roy Bishop (CAS ’59, BSCH ’61) has always embraced academic and educational pursuits with meticulous scholarship and persistent inquiry.

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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