Category Archives: News

Algoma U, Shingwauk Education Trust and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig Reaffirm Covenant

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – November 8, 2018): Algoma University, the Shingwauk Education Trust (SET), and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (SKG) reaffirmed their partnership and mutual understanding by signing an addendum to their 2006 Covenant agreement in a special ceremony held this afternoon on the University’s campus. “This addendum solidifies the University’s partnership with the Shingwauk… Read More »

Algoma U Community Trick or Treat Raises Record Amount for United Way

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 31, 2018): Algoma University’s 6th annual Community Trick or Treat was a resounding success, with record numbers in participants and donations to both the United Way and the Algoma U Food Pantry. “We are overwhelmed by the generosity of our community,” said Asima Vezina, President and Vice-Chancellor of Algoma… Read More »

Algoma U & SSM Police Service Sign MOU on Indigenous Training

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 24, 2018): This evening, Algoma University and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see the University offer an educational training program, titled Shifting Indigenous Frontline Tactics (SHIFT) to all local police personnel. “We are pleased to be entering into this significant… Read More »

School Boards Celebrate Anishinaabe Culture at Algoma U

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 10, 2018): Today, Grade Six students from across the Algoma District School Board and the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board will be celebrating Education Day at Algoma University. The event, hosted by the University’s Anishinaabe Initiatives team, marks a unique co-operation between the school boards and Algoma U.… Read More »

Algoma University Projects Enrolment Increase of 11 Per cent

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 12, 2018): Algoma University’s updated enrolment projections for the 2018-2019 school year point to an anticipated increase of 11 per cent above initial forecasts and an 8.7 per cent increase over 2017-2018 enrolments. In April of 2018, the University forecasted an enrolment decline of 2.7 per cent, based largely… Read More »

Thanksgiving Day & Reading Week Hours & Closures

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 4, 2018): Please note the following closures happening at Algoma University and its satellite programming in Timmins and Brampton for the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend. Please note that doors A, Z, and G will remain open to the main building on the Sault Ste. Marie campus. Computer labs will… Read More »

Algoma U Hosts Diversity & Equity Speaker Series

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 11, 2018): Algoma University will be hosting The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series, aimed at promoting a safe and inclusive campus and community environment. The series runs from the fall of 2018 and into the winter of 2019. The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series aims to provide a space… Read More »

Dr. Brandon Schamp Publishes Research on Climate Change

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 3, 2018): Algoma University is pleased to announce that Dr. Brandon Schamp has been published in the preeminent science journal, Nature. This important research demonstrates how taller plant species are moving north into the arctic, due to climate change. Schamp is an Associate Professor in the University’s Biology Department.… Read More »