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.

Church Point, NS, September 14, 2018 – On Friday September 14, Université Sainte-Anne's Sports Centre, now renamed the Centre Sportif Marcel-R.-Comeau, was officially opened.

Allister Surette, President and Vice-Chancellor of Université Sainte-Anne, accompanied by Noël Després, President and CEO of Comeau's Sea Foods and Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, were pleased to welcome the students, staff and community members and to present the results of several months of work.

Church Point (NS), September 13, 2018 – Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to announce that Professor Karine Pedneault has received a grant worth nearly 1 million dollars, as part of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's AgriScience Program. This funding, spread out over 5 years, will enable Université Sainte-Anne to play a key role in vinicultural research specifically aimed at achieving better knowledge of terroirs and grape varieties in Eastern Canada.

Church Point (NS), June 28, 2018 - On June 20th, Université Sainte-Anne and its partner institutions won a prestigious national award in recognition of their innovative collaboration.

The 2018 CUCCIO Collaboration Award – presented by the Canadian University Council of Chief Information Officers – recognizes initiatives that promote collaboration between institutions, campuses, faculties or departments within the higher education IT sector.

Friday May 18th, 2018 - Atlantic Canada's publicly-funded colleges' association has a new name, an expanded membership and a new strategic direction.  The renewed association will promote the role of public colleges, and effectively collaborate to further economic and social development in Atlantic Canada. Atlantic Colleges Atlantique (ACA) succeeds the former Atlantic Provinces Community College Consortium, and represents all seven public colleges in Atlantic Canada: New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB), Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), Holland College, Université Sainte-Anne, Collège de l'Île and College of the North Atlantic (CNA).

Church Point (NS), April 27, 2018 - Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to announce that it has received generous funding from the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development to offer scholarships of up to $ 7,500 to those interested in a career in early childhood development. This funding will be used to recruit and retain qualified staff, particularly in Nova Scotia's Acadian and Francophone communities.