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Category Archives: Alumni News

Pierce Bailey ’12 to study on at McMaster

We are delighted to announce that Pierce Bailey, a History Honours student who graduated in 2012, has been admitted to the MA programme at McMaster University, with an International Academic Excellence Scholarship, a Graduate Scholarship, an Entrance Scholarship, and a TA ship. Pierce will study under the supervision of Dr. Tracy McDonald, as his work […]

Adam Rinne ’12 to start a Masters at Simon Fraser University

Adam U. Rinne (History Honours ’12) sent this praiseworthy message to faculty in our Department: “I just wanted to take this opportunity to once again thank you all for taking the time to provide references or guidance during my latest graduate school hunt. Whether the reference was destined for Simon Fraser, Waterloo, or the University […]

Fin MacKay-Boyce (Honours ’13) wins the Tom McCann Award

This year, Fin MacKay-Boyce (Honours ’13) is the worthy co-recipient of the Tom McCann Award, which is presented to a senior student who best portrays the spirit of St. Thomas University with his or her contributions to university and student affairs, and who demonstrates outstanding leadership, character and personality.  [more…]     Source: Campus News

Kayla Blackmore (Honours ’12) receives the Marion Hilliard Award

We are delighted to report that Kayla Blackmore, who graduated with History Honours in 2012, received national recognition for her accomplishments as an athlete, student and community organiser. [more…]     Source: Campus News

Christina Entz Moss ’12 starts a PhD at the University of Waterloo

Christina Entz Moss graduated from St. Thomas with History Honours in 2012, and as she starts her studies at the University of Waterloo in 2013, she will one of six STU History graduates enrolled in doctoral programmes as of September 2013.

Claire Bridgeo ’12 joins the Political Staff of US Senator Angus King (Independent of Maine)

Claire Bridgeo ’12 sends us this enthusiastic message from Maine: “My liberal arts education was essential, I can see that now. It’s not really about what I learned at STU —though I learned some vital things I still reference today — it was the way I learned how to keep learning that helped me. That […]

Patrick Craig ’10 finds work at the Provincial Archives

Here is a happy message from a former student of ours: “I graduated from STU with a double major in History and Political Science in 2010. After having been away for two years, I returned to campus for a four week work placement at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. Following my four weeks, I […]

Lee Benson ’11 awarded a SSHRC Masters Scholarship to go to Carleton University

Lee Benson obtained her Honours Degree in History in 2011, and was awarded a SSHRC Masters Scholarship to attend Carleton University.  She will be starting graduate school there in September 2012 with a well-developed research project.  This is the update Lee has sent us: “I’ll be continuing a project I began at Saint Thomas regarding […]

Dwitney Bethel ’10 pursues graduate studies at Brock University

Dwitney Bethel, who graduated with History Honours last spring, sends us an update on her academic achievements, and the fascinating research that she has started to work on in St. Catharines. “I am currently attending Brock University for an M.A. in History (specialization in digital history). I was recently awarded the Dr. Raymond and Mrs. […]

Anne Dance ’07 is currently conducting a doctoral research on environmental policy history in Canada

The BA with Honours in History Anne Dance earned from STU in 2007 has led her to a thought-provoking career in graduate school.  Here is an update from her: “I recently won a three-year Commonwealth Scholarship for study at the University of Stirling’s Center for Environmental History and Policy. My PhD dissertation will explore the […]