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Church Point (NS), November 2, 2020 – Most parents of mature, intelligent kindergarten-aged children cannot help but think that their children are on the path to success and that they will eventually become successful young adults. A study published in the journal Pediatrics by a team of researchers from Université Sainte-Anne and Université de Montréal suggests that these thoughts are not far from the mark.

Church Point (NS), October 15, 2020 -  Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to announce the appointment of Carmelle d'Entremont as the new chair of its board of governors. In addition to being the first woman to hold the position, she is a knowledgeable senior leader with over 30 years of experience in Nova Scotia's public sector. She was first appointed to the Board of Governors in 2016.

2019-20 National Scholar Award Recipients

Church Point (NS), September 17, 2020 The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced yesterday the National Scholar Award recipients for the 2019-20 season.

The CCAA National Scholar Award recognizes the outstanding academic accomplishments of student-athletes. To be recognized, a student-athlete must achieve honours standing at their institution in the current academic year.

Université Sainte-Anne would like to congratulate Laurène Comeau and Trevor Melanson on this outstanding accomplishment!

Church Point (NS), September 11, 2020In light of recent events, Université Sainte-Anne’s disciplinary committee met to determine if the actions of a student should be considered unacceptable behaviour according to Public Health’s directives, as well as Université Sainte-Anne's COVID-19 Code of Conduct and Student Code of Conduct.

Church Point (NS), September 3, 2020- Beginning Tuesday September 8, the Marcel-R.-Comeau Sports Centre will begin opening its facilities in phases. The first phase will include the weight room and cardio room (September 8), followed by the gym (September 15) and the pool (September 21). The rink will open sometime in October (date to be determined).

The Government of Canada Invests in Improving the Church Point Campus' Infrastructure and Learning Spaces

Church Point (NS), on 31 August 2020 – MP René Arsenault, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Official Languages) today announced a contribution of $579,000 to support the modernization of learning spaces and technological infrastructure related to Université Sainte-Anne's Church Point campus. Université Sainte-Anne is matching this contribution in the amount of $616,000, for a total investment of $1.2 million in the project. The province of Nova Scotia also provides an important ongoing support that allows for the development of quality programs and innovative projects.

For Nova Scotia's students it has been a year of upheaval and uncertainty. From grade school to postsecondary, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant finding new ways to teach, to learn and to move education forward. Understandably, with the pandemic and its impacts top-of-mind, many students who planned to start or continue university studies this fall may be looking for opportunities to stay close to home—or even considering taking a year off.

Church Point (NS), June 4, 2020- Martin Marcoux, Chair of Université Sainte-Anne's Board of Governors, is pleased to announce that Allister Surette's mandate as President and Vice-Chancellor of Université Sainte-Anne has been renewed for an additional 5-year term. Mr. Surette has led the university since July 1, 2011 and will continue for an additional term starting July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2026.