Equity in the Classroom

Written by Rhonda Semple, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. September is welcomed by most academics with a mixture of excitement about the promise of new courses and fresh minds, and the resignation that not all (or any) of our great new assignments will work as planned and that […]

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Getting to Know You: Colleen Cameron

This article, based on a interview with Colleen Cameron conducted by Philip Girvan, appears in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The Fall academic session marks Colleen Cameron’s last as full-time teaching faculty with the Coady International Institute (she retired from the School of Nursing last year). However, her history with Coady precedes her teaching career: “My […]

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On (some of) the problems with merit pay

Written by Brad Long, this article first appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon Academic excellence lives within our ranks; although the Administration can provide the conditions that enable excellence to flourish, the realization of excellence rests with members of the StFXAUT who are on the front lines of delivering the academic mission of […]

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President’s Message

Written by Brad Long, this article first appeared in the Winter 2016 edition of The Beacon. I’m pleased to once again introduce our quarterly Beacon to all of our members. I hope you find this to be an informative and engaging vehicle for coming together in this collective enterprise we call the StFXAUT. Since our last […]

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Getting to Know You: Dr. Robyn Bourgeois

This profile of Dr. Robin Bourgeois originally appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of The Beacon. Getting to Know You:  Dr. Robyn Bourgeois joins Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program “A nation is not conquered until the hearts of the women are on the ground. Then it’s done no matter how strong the warriors or how […]

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October 19-25 is Open Access Week

Post written by Lise Brin, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Angus L. Macdonald Library. Academic institutions worldwide will be celebrating Open Access Week this week. Here is what we have planned at StFX: All week: Posters, buttons and information sheets at the Angus L. Macdonald Library and the Nicholson 8th floor lounge Monday-Friday: OA factoids via the Library’s Twitter […]

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Alumni Shoutout – James Smeaton

This interview with James Smeaton, CEO & Creative Director of Highland Multimedia, conducted by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, originally appeared in the Summer 2015 Edition of The Beacon. Philip: Please tell us about yourself. James: My name is James Smeaton and I live in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. I run a business called Highland Multimedia […]

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