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Bilingual life after school: Opportunity, choice and ideology among former Gaelic-medium students

Tue, 2017-09-26 10:21

The Department of Celtic Studies will be hosting a guest lecture by Dr. Stuart Dunmore, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, this Thursday Sept 28th at 7:00pm in Schwartz 152 on the following topic:  Bilingual life after school:  Opportunity, choice and ideology among former Gaelic-medium students.

Nine Years Out: What I'm Doing with My Political Science Degree

Fri, 2017-09-22 13:27

The Department of Political Science and the Political Science Society at X are hosting a roundtable dicussion with six PSCI graduates pursuing interesting and fulfilling careers in various fields, from the public sector to non-profit and private sectors. The event will take place on Mon., Sep. 25, starting at 7 PM in SCHW 205. Everyone is welcome! 

CETA the Canadian European Trade Agreement

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:06

CETA the Canadian European Trade Agreement came into effect September 21, 2017 - a historic moment. 

On October 25, 2017 we will have the pleasure to welcome Karsten Mecklenburg, First Counsellor, Head of Trade and Economic Section - Delegation of the European Union to Canada for a talk in the Auditorium at the Schwartz School of Business at 7pm, hosted by the German Society,

the Frank McKenna Center for Leadership and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Public Governance.

Juno Award winning guitarist Mike Rud, in concert

Wed, 2017-09-20 09:58

Join us for a concert with Juno award-winning jazz guitarist, composer and songwriter Mike Rud.  As an instrumentalist, Mike has played alongside some of the greatest musicians of the era like Peter Bernstein, Kenny Wheeler, Herb Ellis, Joey DeFrancesco, and Randy Brecker.  As a composer, Mike won the 2014 Juno Award for his album Notes on Montreal, a critically acclaimed tour-de-force, featuring his lyrics, and compositions.  Mike has a master’s degree from McGill, and studied privately in New York City with one of the fathers of jazz guitar, Jim Hall.

CLV Group Information Session

Tue, 2017-09-12 12:05

Looking for a new grad position - don't miss out on this opportunity to hear more about the positions with CLV Group.

The Dead Sea Scrolls After Seventy Years: What Have We Learned? - Lecture 1

Fri, 2017-09-08 23:16

Sr Eileen Schuller, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, will give this year's Christian Culture lectures. As one of the leading scholars in Biblical Studies in Canada today, for over 30 years, she has been involved in the edition and publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

As we mark the seventieth anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, this is a time for evaluation and re-evaluation. This first lecture will explore how this discovery has shaped our understanding of Judaism and the beginnings of Christianity.  

 

“Climate Change as a Digital Controversy” A public lecture by Dr. Michael Christensen

Wed, 2017-09-06 12:24

Dr. Michael Christensen, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at St. Mary's University, will give a public lecture as part of the Department of Sociology Speakers Series. All are welcome to attend.

HNU Welcome back social

Mon, 2017-09-04 11:56

All Human Nutrition students are invited to a welcome back social this Friday (September 8) at 11:15 in JBB 255. Drop by to meet our new and returning students, faculty and staff.

XTalks Life Featuring Romeo Dallaire

Wed, 2017-08-30 15:35

Exhibition of Indigenous Art

Wed, 2017-08-30 14:18

Opening Reception October 12 at 5:00pm 

McNeil  Gallery, Schwartz School of Business 

AN EXHIBITION OF INDIGENOUS ART

by  

David Brooks, Chelsea Brooks, Loretta Gould, Amanda and Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Bell Redbird

from the collection of Rolf Bouman.  Presented by the StFX German Society and the StFX Art Gallery

Grant Thornton Information Session

Thu, 2017-08-24 08:36

Deloitte - Information Session

Tue, 2017-08-22 13:23

Every story has a beginning.We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further. To find new avenues and unique ways to reach our sharedgoals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact thatmatters for our clients. Join us at our upcoming information session to learn more to learn more and see what you can achieve.

Partial Solar Eclipse viewing Monday August 21st

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:31

A total solar eclipse will occur Monday, August 21st.  As seen from parts of the continental United States, the Moon will completely cover the Sun for a few minutes.

 

Locally, this eclipse is partial only.   The Moon will cross in front of the Sun starting about 2:44 p.m., ending about 4:57 p.m.   Maximum eclipse will occur at about 3:53 p.m., with the Moon covering about 45% of the Sun. 

 

If weather permits, the Physics department will set up safely filtered telescopes behind the Physical Sciences Centre to view this event.  All are welcome.

NWAC President Francyne Joe to speak at Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Graduation

Thu, 2017-08-17 17:31

The graduation of the 2017 Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) Program cohort will take place on Friday August 25th at 3:00pm in the Schwartz Auditorium.  This is the seventh cohort of First Nations, Metis and Inuit women from across the country who have undertaken the program at Coady Institute - the program runs over four months from May - August.  Our keynote speaker will be Ms. Francyne Joe, President of the Native Women's Association of Canada.  A reception will follow.  Everyone welcome.

Xaverian Welcome Ceremony

Wed, 2017-08-16 11:16

At the Xaverian Welcome, all new students are invited to commit themselves to a life of thought and service as they join the Xaverian community.  This commitment is witnessed by the President, Dr. Kent MacDonald, along with senior administrators and faculty of the university, the President of the Students’ Union, Students’ Union executive and House Presidents.

 

PwC Information Session

Tue, 2017-07-25 11:05

Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the fantastic co-op and new graduate opportunities at PwC. 

Pepsico Information Session

Tue, 2017-07-25 10:59

Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the fantastic career opportunities at Pepsico.

Biology Seminar

Mon, 2017-07-24 08:43

Health Occupation Showcase

Mon, 2017-07-24 08:19

The goal of this fair is introduce students to a variety of health occupations. In hosting this event we are providing an opportunity for students to meet with individuals who work in the health field and to exchange information about working conditions, education requirements, likes/dislikes, etc. It is our hope students who participate in this event will be able to make an informed decision about their career choice and pursue a career in a health profession.

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