Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The newest recipients of the Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship

We are pleased to introduce the latest recipients of the prestigious Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship. Each of the five deserving students has been awarded a substantial scholarship that is renewable for up to four consecutive years of undergraduate study at StFX.

Please join us in congratulating:

  • Anica Bistretzan
  • Mackenzie Chaisson
  • Rachel Hawkins
  • Rebecca Mesay
  • Benton von Muehldorfer

About the Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship

The Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship was established in 1974 by Alberta alumni of St. Francis Xavier University. Its purpose is to encourage outstanding Alberta high school graduates to attend StFX University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. One of Dr. O'Connor's mantras was Community service or volunteering is the price you pay for the space you occupy! He was greatly involved in Calgary community affairs. In recognition of his business and community involvement, Dr. Ed O'Connor received an honorary doctorate from StFX. The honour was bestowed in 1974.

Hail and Health,

Oliver Munar '98
President, Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship Society

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Tickets are going fast for the 2015 Family Lobster Dinner

Have you secured your tickets yet to our next alumni event? 

On Sunday 24 May, bring the family to the 2015 Family Lobster Dinner, hosted by the Calgary chapter! Tickets are only on sale until 14 May 2015! 

Our special guests include:

  • Dr. Kent MacDonald '86 '93, President & Vice-Chancellor
  • Mary Jessie MacLellan '87, Director of Alumni Affairs

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Adults: $65 each
  • *Students: $45 each
  • Current StFX students: $45 each
  • **Recent StFX grads: $45
    *Students are aged 18 years and under as of 24 May 2015
    **Recent grads are classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015

Proceeds will support the Leone Campbell Memorial Bursary and other alumni events put on by the chapter. Non-lobster meals and vegetarian option are available upon request.

To reserve tickets for you and your guests, visit

See you at the Family Lobster Dinner!

Hail and Health,

Jeff Paddon '09 & Alexia Tedesco '09
Co-Presidents, Calgary chapter
StFX Alumni Association
Email:  |  Twitter: @StFXCgyChapter
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

X-Woman up for CIS Female Athlete of the Year

Calling all Xaverians!!!

Emma Taylor of our national champion X-Rugby team is up for CIS Female Athlete of the Year! However, she needs all our help!

Visit and vote for Emma today and everyday! Let's show Canada the power of the StFX Alumni network!


Sunday, April 12, 2015

NOW AVAILABLE > Tickets to the 2015 Family Lobster Boil

Tickets are now available for the Family Lobster Dinner – hosted by the Calgary alumni chapter! Proceeds from the dinner support the Leone Campbell Memorial Bursary.
The event is open to all StFX alumni, family and friends! Our special guest is coming from all the way from Antigonish: Dr. Kent MacDonald ’86 ’93, StFX President and Vice-Chancellor!
We have early-bird pricing for Adult admission – arrange your tickets before 30 April 2015!
WHO: All StFX Alumni, family and friends
WHEN: 5 PM, Sunday 24 May 2015
WHERE: Below Deck (221 – 8 Avenue SW)
Adults (aged 19 years and up):
$55 each – before 30 April 2015
$65 each – beginning 01 May 2015
Recent StFX grads (classes of ’13, ’14 & ’15 only):
$45 each
Current StFX students:
$45 each
Minors (aged 18 years and under, as of 24 May 2015):
$45 each

Finally, if you know someone who’s not on our distribution, have them email us right away (! Nobody should miss this event!
See you there! Hail and Health!
Jeff Paddon ’09 and Alexia Tedesco ‘09
Co-Presidents, Calgary Chapter
StFX Alumni Association
Twitter: @StFXCgyChapter  |  Join us on Facebook and LinkedIn!

Monday, March 23, 2015

Family Lobster Dinner with Dr. Kent MacDonald

Calling all Xaverians!

Join your Calgary chapter for some succulent lobster, crisp corn-on-the-cob and more! The Family Lobster Dinner is back!

This year, our special guest is Dr. Kent MacDonald ’86 ’93, President and Vice-Chancellor of StFX!

Prices and location will be communicated in a future email so if you know someone who’s not on our distribution, have them contact us right away ( We will have early-bird pricing and deals for current StFX students and recent grads so you won’t want to miss out!

WHO: All StFX Alumni, family and friends
WHEN: Sunday 24 May 2015

Hail and Health!

Jeff Paddon ’09 and Lexi Tedesco ‘09
Co-Presidents, Calgary Chapter
StFX Alumni Association

Twitter: @StFXCgyChapter
Join us on Facebook and LinkedIn!

Monday, March 9, 2015

X-Women Hockey competes at the national championships in Calgary!

Calling all Xaverians and fans of X-Women Hockey!

Come to an alumni and friends reception and wish the X-Women well as they vie for a national championship!

  • WHEN: Thursday 12 March
  • TIME: 6:30 pm
  • WHERE: Jasper II Room, Four Points by Sheraton Calgary West (8220 Bowridge Crescent NW)

The X-Women, 2015 AUS champions, are seeded #4 for the tournament. They open the championship tournament on Thursday 12 March at 3 pm against the University of Guelph. All the action takes place at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Winsport Canada Olympic Park.

Go X Go!

Friday, January 30, 2015

StFX Student Information Night

Do you know a student who is considering options for post-secondary education?

Join StFX Recruitment and Admissions at the annual Student Information Night in Calgary! Learn more about StFX, Canada's Premier Undergraduate Experience, including admission requirements and opportunities to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

  • THURSDAY 19 February
  • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Nakiska Room, Delta South
    135 Southland Drive SE

To RSVP, contact Matthew Dolansky, StFX Admissions Advisor, at