Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

One World Alumni Awards Gala

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Don’t miss our award-winning Homecoming event! Celebrate local charities and the SMU alumni and students that support them at this year’s One World Alumni Awards Gala presented by TD Insurance. Find out who will receive the $7,500 prize to support their charitable mission. 

The annual Alumni Awards will be given for Distinguished Community Service, Alumni Volunteer of the Year, Young Alumni of the Year, and Associate Alumni of the Year, help us celebrate these fantastic Santamarians.

More details and registration details coming soon! 

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Oct
12
11:00 AM11:00

Golden Grads Mass of Thanksgiving

Golden Grads are a special group of Saint Mary’s alumni who graduated 50 years ago or earlier. Golden Grads and their guests are invited to join as we give thanks for the blessings of our Saint Mary’s alumni community. 

More information and registration details coming soon!

 

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Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

Golden Grad Mass & Luncheon

The class of 1968 is celebrating their 50th graduation anniversary! All Golden Grads and their guests are invited to attend this luncheon as we welcome the newest members of the Golden Grads and share stories of “the good old days”.

More information and registration coming soon!

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Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  • Homburg Centre (Courtside Lounge) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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The Saint Mary's Sport Hall of Fame will welcome a trio of athletes as its newest inductees. Former footballer Frank Yakimchuck, men's hockey goalie, Mark Locken and basketball's Brian Thompson will enter the Hall during the October 2018 ceremony. 
Go Huskies Go! 

Reception at 9:00am, Induction Ceremony at 10:00am

Homburg Centre (Courtside Lounge)

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Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  • Homburg Centre (Courtside Lounge) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2001 and 2002 Vanier Cup winning Football teams are back on campus and being inducted into the Sport Hall of Fame. Re-live the celebration and see what your favorite players from past years are up to now.  Go Huskies Go! 

Reception at 10:00am, Induction Ceremony at 11:00am

Homburg Centre (Courtside Lounge)

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Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Huskies Game Day BBQ

Everyone is invited to this family-friendly BBQ happening outside The Gorsebrook just before the Huskies Homecoming football game! Wear your Maroon & White and pick up a noisemaker for the game.

Outside the Gorsebrook Lounge.

Cost: Free

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Oct
13
to Oct 14

Flashback Friday at The Gorsebrook

No matter what year you were hanging out at the Gorsebrook, DJs Jeff Pineau and Trevor Murphy CertHons’09 will play the hits from your era!  The DJs that bring 90’s Night to The Seahorse every month is bringing Flashback Friday to SMU. They start with music of the 60s and work all the way to today’s hits. Bring a group of friends and your dancing shoes!

Cost: Free

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Oct
13
8:00 AM08:00

Back to the Classroom: Transforming the Mental Health and Addiction System with Todd Leader

  • Unilever Lounge, 4th Floor Sobey School of Business (map)
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 Todd Leader

Todd Leader

Saint Mary’s University professor and author Todd Leader will discuss his book "It's Not About Us; The Secret to Transforming the Mental Health and Addiction System in Canada".

Todd and his leadership team transformed the mental health and addiction system in the South Shore of Nova Scotia, bringing adult wait times from 8 months to one month, with no new money, and giving adolescents same-day to same-week access. Learn about this approach and take the opportunity to ask questions.

Cost: $10

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Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Hockey & the Black Experience

 (L-R) Bob Dawson, Percy Paris and Darrell Maxwell

(L-R) Bob Dawson, Percy Paris and Darrell Maxwell

Get to know an important part of our history at the first Atlantic screening of the award-winning documentary “Soul on Ice”, presents and retells the virtually unknown contributions of black athletes in ice hockey. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion from SMU’s first all Black hockey lineup.

Cost: Free

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Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

One World Alumni Awards Gala

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Don’t miss our award-winning Homecoming event! Celebrate local charities and the SMU alumni and students that support them at this year’s One World Alumni Awards Gala presented by TD Insurance. Find out who will receive the $7,500 prize to support their charitable mission. 

The annual Alumni Awards will be given for Distinguished Community Service, Alumni Volunteer of the Year, Young Alumni of the Year, and Associate Alumni of the Year, help us celebrate these fantastic Santamarians.

Cost: $25.00/person and $10/student

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Oct
11
5:00 PM17:00

SMU After Hours: Entrepreneurship

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We’re kicking off Homecoming by featuring a few of our alumni who have found success in the health and wellness sector as entrepreneurs. This panel discussion will feature Dr. Ben Connolly BSc’07, owner of Cornerstone Naturopathic Clinic, and Lindsay MacPhee DipEng’04, owner of The Floatation Centre. Learn about living a holistic healthy lifestyle and hear some of the challenges and rewards of running a health inspired business.

Cost: Free

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