Explore our strategic plan in action with this recap of news and events for September 2021.
A five-day Mawio'mi begins on The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. It will mark Treaty Day on October 1, culminating on October 4 with the Sisters in Spirit Vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. There are many opportunities online, on campus, and in our community to learn more about Indigenous Peoples' history and hope.
Check out our photo gallery from September 2021. Special thanks to the campus communicators who shared event images with University Communications. It was a busy month!
Acadia News - Acadia University student Debra Toney is this year’s recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award in recognition of her strength, resilience, and dedication to improving her literacy.
CBC News - Portia Clark, of CBC Radio's Information Morning, spoke with Dr. Joseph Hayes, a behavioural psychologist at Acadia University, about why some people are hesitant and whether it's possible to motivate them to get vaccinated.
Nova Scotia Health News - Dr. Jonathon Fowles, professor in the School of Kinesiology at Acadia University, is an advocate of exercise and physical activity for overall health and wellness.
Irving Centre News - The Arthur L. Irving Scholars for 2021 are Annelies Yates (Biology) and Abby Falkenham (Engineering). The Arthur L. Irving Family Scholarships in Environmental Study are among the most prestigious awards in Canada, offering financial assistance as well as mentorship and research project options.
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