SMU alumni recently launched a new volunteer program connecting passionate Santamarians that want to lend a helping hand with various community groups and events, all while reconnecting with fellow alumni! The group helped serve meals at Souls Harbour in March. Want to join this new volunteer group? Contact email@example.com for more information!
A reception was held for our Boston alumni ahead of the 77th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities. After the reception, a number of alumni made their way to the Boston Commons to watch the tree lighting ceremony, which included performances from East Coast artists!
We had the pleasure of celebrating the Chinese New Year with a dinner in Toronto with many of our Chinese alumni joined by Vice-President Advancement, Erin Sargeant Greenwood. A special thank you to Angela Yang BComm’04 and volunteers for their help in organizing what we hope will be the first of many more to come!
Our Young Alumni committee organized a night of fun at Halifax’s Board Room Game Café in January. If you’re under 30 and/or graduated within the past 5 years, make sure to keep an eye out for events just for you throughout the year! Want to take part in the Young Alumni committee? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to get involved.
Dean of the Sobey School of Business, Dr. Harjeet Bhabra, Vice-President Advancement, Erin Sargeant Greenwood, and Vice-President Academic & Research, Dr. Malcolm Butler visited Hong Kong for a reception at the Consulate General of Canada hosted by the Consul General of Hong Kong & Macau, Jeff Nankivell. While there, they presented Jimmy Ho BComm’79, member of the Hong Kong Alumni Chapter, with…
We were busy this fall and winter with visits across Canada in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. We loved having the chance to reconnect with alumni across the country. Pictured are a number of our alumni in Ottawa at Flora Hall Brewing.
This winter, we had the chance to visit Antigua twice! Our latest visit came in April when Dr. Jonathan Fowler, Associate Professor of Archaeology, spoke to both Saint Mary’s and University of West Indies alumni regarding his work with a team of archaeologists surveying the slave site at Government House. Thank you to Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, and Lady Sandra…
Antigua & Barbuda’s Minister of Education, the Hon. Michael Browne, visited Halifax during the Spring Convocation to celebrate the accomplishments of our Antiguan & Barbudan students and alumni. We had the chance to catch up with Antiguan & Barbudan alumni and future alumni at a small reception during his visit.
In May, the Enactus team finished in the top four at the national competition in Toronto. The students celebrated this great accomplishment with alumni at a fun post-competition reception. Congratulations to the Enactus team for representing SMU on a national stage!
We had a sold-out VIP tent for this year’s TD Halifax Jazz Festival featuring Daniel Caesar and Charlotte Day Wilson. Over 250 Santamarians got the VIP treatment with their own bar, free food, early access to the festival, and comfy seating – what a way to celebrate the closing night of a great festival!