Programs for 55+

StFX Continuing & Distance Education Department, in partnership with People’s Place Library, is expanding its programming with a variety of topics and speakers for those 55 and older. Content is of special interest to those 55+ but talks are open to everyone interested.

Learning Lunches (12pm to 1pm - Antigonish People's Place Library)

January 18, 2017 - When Antigonish Became a Town: The Challenges as Viewed Through Early Town Minutes with Maureen Hubley

February 15, 2017 - Grief: A Short Word With Much Depth and Hope with Gladys MacDougall

April 19, 2017 - Tapping into the Past: The Early Life of a Farm Girl turned Wireless Operator in the 30's and 40's with Merle Taylor

May 17, 2017 - Through Len's Lens: Travels and Travails in India with Len P.D. MacDonald

Registration: not required; admission: free


Mini-Lecture Series (10am to 12pm - Antigonish People's Place Library)

Topic: "Making Sense of the News"

  • April 4, 2017 - Current Events: Europe with Dr. Lavinia Stan
  • April 11, 2017 - Current Events: America with Dr. Bob Zecker
  • April 18, 2017 - Current Events: Canada with Dr. Jim Bickerton

Topic: "Can We See Our Community in New Ways?"

  • May 2, 2017 - The story of British Columbia after the standoff at Clayoquot Sound in 1993: What lessons can be learned? with Dr. Gord Cunningham
  • May 9, 2017 - Story of African-American communities in rural Alabama. How can we recognize and build new forms of wealth?  with Dr. Phil Davidson
  • May 16, 2017 - Economics 101. What's new in the new economy? with Dr. Santo Dodaro

Contact Continuing & Distance Education Department for details or to register for mini-lecture series.

Trudy Delorey, Coordinator Phone: 902-867-5561 Email: