AST News

July 14, 2017 - AST opens call for nominations for honorary doctor of divinity and associate, to be awarded at convocation 2019

Call for Nominations - 2019 Hon DD (pdf)
Call for Nominations - 2019 Associate (pdf)
Past Honourees - Listing (pdf)

Closing date for nominations: September 1, 2017

June 27, 2017 - The Rev. Dr. Marjorie Lewis was appointed as the Gordon Scholar for 2017-2018 by Pine Hill Divinity Hall, the General Council of the United Church of Canada (People in Partnership), and AST.

Appointment Notice

June 14, 2017 - Nova Scotia Higher Ed IT Shared Services were recognized by the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) at a conference earlier this week. The 11 universities, including AST, collaborated on a single procurement contract with Microsoft to adopt a common communication and collaboration platform that provides each institution with cloud-based industry-leading technology at lower costs. The Office 365 platform offers many benefits to Nova Scotia universities, as well as to students, staff and faculty.

CAUBO Prize to NS Universities - Program Excerpt

June 2, 2017 - AST Appoints Academic Dean to Three-Year Term


May 25, 2017 - Steve Foran, Past Chair of AST Board of Governors, earns Certified Speaking Professional Designation

Gratitude at Work Announcement

May 1, 2017 - AST Announces Convocation Honoree - Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald

AST News Release

April 21, 2017 - Dr. David Deane talks about conference "Healing the Body: Church Renewal in Response to the Sexual Abuse Crisis"

CBC Radio Interview

April 6, 2017 - AST Adjunct Professor Ross Bartlett releases new book

Read the book release

January 31, 2017 - The Honourable Mayann Francis Faith in Action Award 2017

Call for Nominations
Nomination Form:  pdf / Faith in Action Nomination Form
Consent Form:  pdf / MS Word

January 18, 2017 - AST Appoints Director for the Diploma in Youth Ministry


January 13, 2017 - AST Appoints Pilgrimage Coordinator for Camino Nova Scotia 2017


October 31, 2016 - AST Community Mourns Former President Dr. Daniel W. O'Brien


October 28, 2016 - AST appoints Acting Academic Dean


October 6, 2016 - AST Appoints New Assistant Professor, Pastoral Theology


August 2, 2016 - AST community mourns founder Archbishop Emeritus James Martin Hayes

AST News Release

July 18, 2016 - Maritimers react to Anglican Church's same-sex marriage vote confusion

CTV Atlantic News Clip

July 18, 2016 - AST to create peaceful garden

CBC News Story

July 15, 2016  - Calls for Nominations for 2017 Honourary Doctor of Divinity Degree and Associate Award


June 17, 2016 - AST Announces New Associate Professor, Hebrew Bible / Old Testament


April 18, 2016 - AST Announces Convocation Honorees - Dr. Mary Jo Leddy and Marie Wilson

AST News Release

April 10, 2016 - Dr. David Deane was interviewed on CTV News Atlantic about the recent papal exhortation

CTV Atlantic News Clip

April 7, 2016 - AST Announces New Director of Vocations & Recruitment


February 26, 2016 - AST Announces New Assistant Professor, Ministry Studies


February 9, 2016 - The Rev. Dr. Canon Jody Clarke, our Academic Dean, was interviewed about Shrove Tuesday.

CTV News at Five Clip

January 4, 2016 - AST Announces New CAO

AST Announces New CAO 

Chronicle Herald Article