Mandatory COVID- 19 Vaccine Mandate for StFX

The Following is excerpted from the August 24, 2021 News Release [PDF]: The St. Francis Xavier University Association of University Teachers (StFXAUT) is calling on the Administration at the University to institute a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Students, faculty, and staff who can get the vaccine should be required to do so. Those who cannot […]

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2021 StFXAUT Book Prize Award

The StFXAUT Book Prize is awarded to graduating students who demonstrate a commitment to social justice advocacy and community development on campus or in the community. Each student was presented with cash award of $200 and two books. The StFXAUT would like to congratulate the 2021 Book Prize Award recipients Amy Graham (Bachelor of Science, […]

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2021 Priscilla: Queen of the (Virtual) Highlands

This article, published in the Spring 2021 edition of The Beacon, was written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan. Described as “The Best Drag Show East of Montreal”, Priscilla: Queen of the Highlands staged its 16th consecutive annual performance at StFX on Saturday, February 20. Chris Frazer, Associate Professor with the StFX History Department, has […]

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Getting To Know You: Kathleen MacKenzie, Archivist

This article, published in the Spring 2021 edition of The Beacon, was written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan The StFX University Archives website describes the Archives as “the central repository for the collecting, arranging, describing, and preserving of material that documents the history of St. Francis Xavier University and its chancellor, faculty, staff, and alumni”. Official […]

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Alumna Shout Out: Donna Halperin

This interview, conducted by StFXAUT Communication Officer Philip Girvan, appears in the Spring 2021 edition of The Beacon. The Beacon regularly features interviews with StFX University alumni on the topic of StFXAUT members who challenged, inspired, or helped in some way. This issue’s interview is with Dr. Donna Halperin (B.Sc.N. ’93), Professor & Associate Director, […]

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Scholar Strike Canada

This article, published in the Fall 2020 edition of The Beacon, was written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan. Following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, D’Andre Campbell, Rodney Levi, Ejaz Choudry, Chantel Moore, George Floyd, and Jacob Blake this past spring and summer, and in the wake of police riots and other violence […]

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Profile on Katie Aubrecht

This article, published in the Fall 2020 edition of The Beacon, was written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan. Dr. Katie Aubrecht is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at StFX University, the Canada Research Chair in Health Equity & Social Justice, and the Director of the Spatializing Care: Intersectional Disability Studies Research […]

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Committee for Aboriginal and Black Student Success response to RCMP conducting spot-checks on campus

Please note this letter [PDF] from the Committee for Aboriginal and Black Student Success (CABSS) at STFX – a committee composed of people committed to helping Aboriginal and Black students succeed at X that is chaired by campus based, African Nova Scotian community based, and Mi’kmaq community based members, concerning STFX administration’s communication last week […]

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