2017 News

November 10, 2017 - AST is  delighted to be among the successful applicants in the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program. At a news conference this morning, Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis announced the successful applicants in the Halifax area. Held in the AST Library, the future site of new solar panels, the announcement brought visitors from the NS Department of Energy, Communications Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Power, the Clean Foundation, and a number of media outlets. Representatives from some of the other successful applicants in the Halifax area were also on hand.

Official News Release 
Information on the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program

October 18, 2017 - AST Academic Dean, Dr. Rob Fennell, was interviewed on CTV Morning Live Atlantic about his new book Writing Prompts: 99 Karate Chops to Writer's Block

Interview Clip

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