Programs for 55+

StFX Continuing & Distance Education Department, in partnership with People’s Place Library, is expanding its programming with a variety of topics and speakers for those 55 and older. Content is of special interest to those 55+ but talks are open to everyone interested.

Learning Lunches (12pm to 1pm - Antigonish People's Place Library)

  • January 17, 2018 - Senior Financial Abuse Prevention with Elaine Robertson
  • February 14, 2018 - Causes & Consequences of the US Financial Crisis of 2008 with Ed Clarke
  • April 18, 2018 - Book presentation: “From Corporate Globalization to Global Cooperation: We Owe It to Our Grandchildren” with Tom Webb
  • May 16, 2018 - Medical Marijuana with John McKenna

Registration: not required; admission: free


Mini-Lecture Series (10am to 12pm - Antigonish People's Place Library)

  • April 10, 2018 - Sun, Fossil Fuels, and Fire: An overview of how energy is harnessed and consumed provincially and locally with David Morgan and Jay Ross
  • April 17, 2018 - The Voyager Spacecraft: Forty years into space . . .Where is it? What have we learned? with Jamie Powel
  • April 24, 2018 - The Way My Mind has Changed: From Text to Material What archaeologists have uncovered in Jordan about its territory and people of the first millennium BC with Dr. Burton MacDonald
  • May 2, 2018 - Freshwater governance: Two stories of politics with Dr. Peter Clancy

Contact Continuing & Distance Education Department for details or to register for mini-lecture series.

Trudy Delorey, Coordinator Phone: 902-867-5561 Email: