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Indigenous-academic collaboration receives CIHR funding, to improve Indigenous health in Atlantic Canada, based on health priorities of Indigenous peoples August 6th, 2020
Building capacity for Indigenous-led and supported community-based health research is the aim of a dynamic, diverse, interdisciplinary and...
StFX education professor Dr. Chris Gilham receives $25,000 Standing Together grant to evaluate school-based programming that could help disrupt cycles of domestic violence July 24th, 2020
StFX Education professor Dr. Chris Gilham receives $25,000 Standing Together grant to evaluate school-based programming that could help...
Leader on and off the court – StFX women’s basketball head coach LeeAnna Osei creates platform for People of Colour in Canadian sports community July 23rd, 2020
StFX X-Women basketball head coach Lee Anna Osei hasn’t let the pandemic slow her down. In fact, she established and founded the Black...
StFX Faculty of Education welcomes Elder-in-Residence July 20th, 2020
StFX’s Faculty of Education is honoured to welcome Jane Meader as their Elder-in-Residence for the Master of Education and Master of Adult...
From online diaries to wellness initiatives, StFX Xaverian Leaders recipients helping bring community together July 16th, 2020
Eight StFX students—recipients of the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership’s inaugural Xaverian Leaders Micro-Grants—are spending their summer...
StFX students donate to support art created behind the barbed wire of a German Nazi concentration camp July 15th, 2020
A unique collection of art works created behind the barbed wire of a German Nazi concentration camp and extermination centre has received...
StFX’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership introduces Racial Justice Leadership Grants for students July 7th, 2020
The Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership at StFX is pleased to introduce an annual funding opportunity for Black and Indigenous students, The...
A special message from our new President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Andy Hakin June 30th, 2020
Dr. Andy Hakin
When my wife Linda and I came to Antigonish in late February, we had no way of knowing what challenges the next few months would bring and that our...
Hollywood A-Listers kick off campaign in support of Indigenous Women’s Leadership: Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200,000 to StFX’s Coady Institute June 29th, 2020
Today, St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute is excited to announce the launch of the Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s...
A jump-start on the job: Dr. Andrew Hakin officially becomes StFX’s 19th President and Vice-Chancellor July 1; however, he has already invested much time on the job June 26th, 2020
Andy Hakin
On July 1, 2020, StFX officially welcomes Dr. Andrew Hakin as the university’s 19th President and Vice-Chancellor, and already Dr. Hakin—who...
StFX to Welcome Students In September June 19th, 2020
Below is the announcement shared with students from Interim President, Dr. Kevin Wamsley, and Incoming President, Dr. Andy Hakin. To view...
StFX student Christopher Yurris receives $5,000 scholarship in northern research June 17th, 2020
StFX political science student Christopher Yurris of Yellowknife, NWT, has won a $5,000 POLAR Northern Resident Award, and is one of 11...
StFX student Shae Nickerson wins Geological Association of Canada medal for best thesis June 15th, 2020
Shae Nickerson, of Hazel Hill, Guysborough County, NS, has capped off her student career at StFX winning a national medal for outstanding...
Webinar discussion on designing safe communities in a COVID-19 world draws over 300 participants June 12th, 2020
How does one design safe communities in a COVID-19 world? That was the topic of a webinar, hosted by StFX’s Coady International Institute,...
From recycling and accessibility programs, to an online community for international students, to sexual violence prevention training, 2020 Wallace Interns working on projects that meet community needs June 11th, 2020
Six StFX students will have the invaluable opportunity to work on projects this summer that will help provide innovative solutions to needs...


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