Dr. Arthur McCalla presented the Sister Francis D’Assisi award to Elise Blacker at the 2019 Academic Award Reception. The D’Assisi prize is given to the graduating history Major or Honours student judged by the faculty of the Department of History to be the most outstanding of her class.
Three students from the MSVU Department of History presented papers at the Atlantic Universities Undergraduate History/Classics Conference at the University of New Brunswick from March 1-3, 2019, thanks to generous funding from the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Department of History. The papers presented were:
Alishia Berthelet, Mount Saint Vincent University, “‘Oh God that you will give me the strength to live a good Catholic girls life’: Love and Learning at Mount Saint Vincent Academy, 1926-1927”
Ashley MacKinnon, Mount Saint Vincent University, “Talk this Way: The Perception of Patois & Linguistic Diversity during the French Revolution”
Cora Lynn Munroe, Mount Saint Vincent University, “First Wave Feminism and the Bible: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The MSVU History Department Curling team, featuring Arthur McCalla as skip, Becca Babcock as vice, and Jonathan Roberts as lead, won the “Best Curlers in History” bonspiel at the Mayflower Curling Club on February 9th, 2019.