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Acadia University has welcomed students back to campus for a COVID-19-ready Winter 2021 term with a hybrid approach to teaching and learning that includes a mix of in-person, online, and virtual course delivery.
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Biology student Leah Creaser, a member of the Acadia First Nation, is profiled by the CBC for her leadership in creating a new lab program that educates students about Indigenous knowledge of the botany and ecosystem of our local area. The lab aims to help students "understand the concept of Etuaptmumk, or two-eyed seeing, and how Western science and Mi'kmaw traditional knowledge can work together."
Dr. Dale Keefe, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, announced today that Ms. Heather Saunders will be appointed Dean of Libraries and Archives at Acadia University.
“It's my pleasure to welcome Ms. Saunders to Acadia to this revised role,” said Keefe. “She brings to the position a wealth of library management experience in Canada and the US. I know she is excited to join the Acadia family and support the library and archives as a hub of service to the campus and community. I thank the members of the search committee for their work.”
Acadia University alumnus Shaquille Smith is one of eight finalists for a new U SPORTS award, the 2021 Mitchell Family Alumni of the Year Awards Presented by Makadiff Sports, that celebrates eight former varsity athletes who have become leaders in their communities, and recognize the continued contributions by each alumnus to their alma mater.
Recently-retired Vice-President, Advancement Dr. Rod Morrison has been honoured by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE). As the recipient of their 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award, Morrison is being celebrated for a distinguished career at McMaster University and Acadia University, including the success of Campaign for Acadia.