Author Archives: Susan MacKay

Key Dates

Some of the upcoming deadlines in the Fourth Collective Agreement include: October 1st: Deadline for Academic Dossier for those being considered for renewal of probationary appointment, tenure and/or promotion. (Article 2.1.6 Academic Tenure:3.0) (Article 2.2.3.1 Evaluation of Faculty Members Holding Probationary Appointments:4.0) (Article 2.2.3.2 Evaluation of Faculty Seeking Tenure:3.0) October 15th: Deadline for Librarians to […]

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2017 Antigonish International Film Festival:  October 26th – 28th

2017 Antigonish International Film Festival The StFXAUT is very pleased to co-sponsor the following films in this year’s Film Festival: “Black Code”  (2016) 90 min. Director: Nicolas de Pencier An investigation of the impact of the internet on free speech, privacy, and activism. Date:  Saturday, October 28 Time:  1:30pm-2:30pm Viewing location:  Town Hall “Blood Memories” […]

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2017-2018 StFXAUT Executive Committee

The StFXAUT Executive Committee would like to extend a warm welcome to new and returning AUT members, students, and staff to our campus community, and wish each of you an engaging and successful academic year! Mary Oxner, President Bruce Sparks, Vice President Brad Long, Past President Clare Fawcett, Secretary Martin van Bommel, Treasurer Ken MacAulay, […]

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2017 StFXAUT Book Prize Award

This article, written by Susan MacKay, appeared in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. The StFXAUT would like to congratulate the 2017 Book Prize Award recipients Emily Pipes (BA Psychology) and Emily Keenan (BA Political Science with First Class Honours with Subsidiary in Philosophy).   Each student was presented with a cash award of […]

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Reminders

➔ Each Academic year, the StFXAUT sponsors Student Bursaries for undergraduate students with demonstrable financial need. In your conversations with students, please remind them of this possibility. The deadline to submit an application for this bursary is Wednesday, September 27th. ➔ The next deadline to submit the StFXAUT Sponsorship Application Form is Sunday, October 1st. […]

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StFXAUT Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Session

This article, written by Suzanne van den Hoogen and Susan MacKay, appears in the Spring/Summer edition of The Beacon. One of four information sessions offered to AUT members during this year’s StFXAUT Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 11th was an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Session, hosted by Suzanne van den Hoogen, StFX Public […]

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The StFXAUT Breaking the Silence (BTS) Connection

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan,  appears in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. Remember, Resist and Thrive: Rooting Education in Indigenous Worldviews was a panel discussion hosted by the StFXAUT and Antigonish Breaking the Silence Guatemala Solidarity (BTS) on June 19. Three speakers from the New Hope Community Bilingual Institute […]

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To Eat an Almond

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan,  appears in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. On April 27, a year ahead of schedule and less than a month after reaching an earlier milestone of $70,000, StFX for Syrian-Antigonish Families Embrace (SAFE) reached a fundraising goal of $100,000. These funds will allow SAFE […]

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Getting to Know You: The StFX Chemistry Department

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer, Philip Girvan, appears in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. Small classroom sizes, individual opportunities like small and private lab spaces, and close, personalized instruction are among the benefits that the StFX Department of Chemistry have provided third year honours student Oliver Kuehm. Kuehm extolled the benefits […]

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Alumna Shout-out: Alexis MacDonald

This interview, conducted by Mary Oxner, appears in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. The Beacon regularly features interviews with StFX University Alumni on the topic of their relationships with StFXAUT Members who challenged, inspired, or helped in some way. This issue’s interview is with Alexis MacDonald (Psychology ’99 with First Class Honours). The […]

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