2013 News

December 23, 2013 - David Deane was interviewed by CTV's Steve Murphy about the origins of Christmas and highlights in religion news.

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December 17, 2013 - AST student Rachel Campbell was interviewed on CBC Island Morning earlier today about her research in church gossip. Rachel is part of the graduate projects class, which will be presenting research findings March 11 to 13.

Radio clip

November 22, 2013 - The Rev. Dr. Rob Fennell and AST alumna (the Rev.) Mel Malton were interviewed on CBC Information morning today about the C.S. Lewis Symposium, which takes place this Saturday.

Radio Clip 

September 16, 2013 - Congratulations to Peter Duggan, former AST board member, for being awarded this year's FCGA (Fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada) by CGA Canada.

Story posted on the BOYNECLARKE website

April 5, 2013 - AST President Eric Beresford offered reflections on retired AST faculty Dr. Mary Schaefer, who passed away during Holy Week

In Memoriam Message (pdf)

March 31, 2013 - The Rev. Kevin Little (AST MDiv 1990) was featured on CBC Radio's Maritime Magazine. Kevin was the recipient of the 2012 Lt. Gov.'s Faith in Action Award.

Radio Clip

March 31, 2013 - David Deane was interviewed on the Weekend Edition - a News 95.7 radio show - about the history of Easter

Radio Clip

March 30, 2013 - The Catholic Register published an article about Natalie MacMaster receiving an AST honorary degree

The Catholic Register Article

March 25, 2013 - Halifax mayor Mike Savage recently gave a keynote speech to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, in support of higher education

Keynote Speech

March 24, 2013 - The Cape Breton Post published an article Natalie MacMaster receiving an AST honorary degree

Cape Breton Post Article

March 20, 2013 - Halifax Herald published an article about AST Convocation honorees

Halifax Herald Article

March 19, 2013 - David Deane was interviewed on CBC Radio's Mainstreet about miracles

Radio Clip

March 19, 2013 - Martin Rumscheidt and Natalie MacMaster to receive Honorary Degrees at AST Convocation
                    Donna MacKinnon to be honored as an Associate

News Release

March 14, 2013 - AST President Eric Beresford offers congratulations on the election of Pope Francis

News Release

March 14, 2013 - Sister Joan Campbell reacts to news of the new pope on CBC Radio's Information Morning

Radio Clip

March 13, 2013 - Interest in the papal conclave continues. David Deane was interviewed on the Global Maritimes morning news.

Video Clip

March 12, 2012 - CTV News at 5 paid a vist to AST's St. Columba Chapel to interview MA student Nicole Myshak. Nicole also works on campus as a journalist with John Paul II Media Institute.

Video Clip

March 11, 2013 - David Deane was interviewed by Steve Murphy on CTV Atlantic News about the papal conclave.

Video Clip

March 5, 2013 - David Deane was interviewed in the Halifax Herald for the Monday "Five Questions" column regarding the new pope.

Halifax Herald Article

March 2, 2013 - As students in the grad projects class prepare to present their research March 6-7, class instructor Susan Willhauck was interviewed in the Halifax Herald. It should be noted that AST is located on Francklyn Street, and current enrolment figures include 144 students in various graduate and adult education programs.

Halifax Herald Article

February 25, 2013 - Congratulations to the Rev. Dr. Helen Ryding (AST MDiv 2008), who was recognized for her contributions to the church and community with the presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. This honour was bestowed upon her February 1 at a ceremony held at Government House by the Honourable J.J. Grant, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Congratulations Helen!

February 20, 2013 - Canada's new Office of Religious Freedom was announced,and the Rev. Margaret Sagar shared her thoughts on CBC Radio's Halifax morning show Information Morning.

Radio Clip

February 11, 2013 - The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI received extensive media coverage, and David Deane was interviewed by several media outlets, including CTV National news

Video Clip

February 2013 - Dr. Laurence DeWolfe wrote and contributed photographs for "Lutherland," the cover story of the February 2013 issue of the Presbyterian Record.

Magazine Article

January 31, 2013 - Dr. David Deane talks to CBC Radio One's Mainstreet

Radio Clip

January 21, 2013 - The Rev. Canon Eric Beresford talks to CTV Atlantic News about declining church enrolments

Video Clip

December 7, 2012 - AST opens call for nominations for honorary doctor of divinity and associate, to be awarded at convocation 2014.

Call for Nominations - 2014 Hon DD
Honorary Degree Recipients (revised)
Call for Nominations - 2014 Associate
List of Past Associate Honorees

Closing date for nominations: January 31, 2013