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Church Point (NS), July 18, 2019 – The team at Université Sainte-Anne's Centre acadien (CA) is proud to launch the “Acadian heritage, culture and history” project. The first phase of this project is to publish approximately fifty new texts intended for the general public on various online platforms, including the CA's Capsules acadiennes, the FANE's Acadia Historic Trail and Historic Nova Scotia's website and mobile application.

Church Point (NS), May 23, 2019 – Université Sainte-Anne is proud to announce that it will present the Louis E. Deveau Award for Excellence to Riverside Lobster International Inc. during the college diploma graduation ceremony to be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7 pm. This ceremony will simultaneously take place on three university campuses (Church Point, Halifax and Saint-Joseph-du-Moine). All community members and all media outlets are welcome to attend.

Church Point (NS), May 1, 2019Caroline Fitzpatrick, a professor of psychology in the Department of Social Sciences at Université Sainte-Anne and a researcher at the PERFORM Centre, has just published the results of a large Canadian study of 40,000 teenagers which examines the impact of screens on youth. Professor Fitzpatrick's research suggests that time spent with screens could have a negative effect on adolescent health. Robin Burkhalter, researcher at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo and Mark Asbridge, Professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University were also part of the research team.

Church Point (NS), March 5, 2019 - Université Sainte-Anne is excited to announce that the Research Nova Scotia Trust is awarding $295,205 in funding to professors Karine Pedneault and Gustavo Leite. This funding will build the spaces and physical resources required to conduct the research activities planned in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's AgriScience Program project announced last summer.

Organized sports are not the only activities that benefit children’s health, according to PERFORM Centre researcher Caroline Fitzpatrick.

Montreal, November 13 - An active child is, generally speaking, a healthy child. And kids don’t need a whole lot to be active.

A new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion suggests that children who have access to indoor play equipment show substantial health benefits, including less weight gain, than children who do not.

Church Point, NS, November 2, 2018 – Université Sainte-Anne's Bibliothèque Louis-R.-Comeau was officially re-opened on November 2nd after several months of renovations.

Allister Surette, President and Vice-Chancellor of Université Sainte-Anne, was pleased to welcome students, staff and community members to the revitalized library.