AST News

January 4, 2016 - AST Announces New CAO

AST Announces New CAO
Chronicle Herald Article

December 11, 2015 - The Honourable Mayann Francis, Chair of the AST Board of Governors, was appointed Distinguished Public Service Fellow by Dalhousie University's School of Public Administration

Dal News Article

November 15, 2015 - Dr. David Deane was interviewed on CTV News about Pope Francis' reform agenda and information leaks

CTV News Clip

October 29, 2015 - Hospice Halifax to Open First Residential Palliative Care Facility in NS on AST Campus

Hospice Halifax Release
Hospice Halifax Announcement from AST President

July 13, 2015 - The Rev. Neale Bennet talks to Bob Murphy, host of CBC Information Morning about returning to AST as President

CBC Radio Clip

April 15, 2015 - Colin Dodds and Elizabeth May to receive Honorary Degrees at AST Convocation

AST News Release

March 23, 2015 - The Rev. Neale Bennet Named Next President of Atlantic School of Theology

March 17, 2015 - Dr. David Deane recently wrote a piece about Pope Francis for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's religion site

ABC News Article

March 15, 2015 - CBC's Atlantic Voice did a story on Helen McFadyen (AST MDiv 2012)

CBC Radio Clip

March 4, 2015 - AST student Kristin MacKenzie was interviewed on CBC Radio's Information Morning show about her upcoming grad project presentation "Coffee, Cardigans and Common Prayer: A Study of Holy Hipsters." Kristin presents her research findings on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Read about it in this CBC News article:

CBC News Article

November 12, 2014 - AST student Rachel Campbell was recently interviewed on CBC Radio's Island Morning show about her MA research into divorced and separated clergy in the United Church.

CBC News Article
CBC Radio Clip

May 28, 2014 - Daniel O'Brien to lead Atlantic School of Theology . . .

Halifax Herald Article

May 27, 2014 - AST Names New President: Daniel W. O'Brien

News Release

April 19, 2014 - Lawyer Cohen to receive honorary degree from AST

Halifax Herald Article

April 8, 2014 - TV news coverage: Jody Clarke explains why Lee Cohen is being recognized with honorary doctorate

CBC News Video

April 7, 2014 - In the news: Immigration Lawyer to Receive Honorary Doctorate at AST Convocation

CBC News Article

April 1, 2014 - Lee Cohen, Q.C., and Shu Yoon, MD, FRCSC, to receive Honorary Degrees at AST Convocation.
Barry Banks and Buffy Harper to be honored as Associates.

News Release

March 15, 2014 - Everyone loves gossip, or so it seems. AST student Rachel Campbell explored how it affects a Christian's faith or ministry, and presented her findings in a grad project presentation last week. CBC News was there to see what she had to say

CBC News Article

February 19, 2014 - AST Grad Projects class announces presentations on groundbreaking research topics

News Release

February 18, 2014 - AST opens call for nominations for honorary doctor of divinity and associate, to be awarded at convocation 2015.

Call for Nominations - 2015 Hon DD (pdf)
Past Honorary Degree Recipients - Listing (pdf)
Call for Nominations - 2015 Associate (pdf)
Past Associate Honorees - Listing (pdf)

Closing date for nominations: March 31, 2014

January 30, 2014 - AST hires new Director of Advancement (Major Gifts and Planned Giving)

Announcement (pdf)