St. Stephen's University

St. Stephen's University is a small liberal arts university located in the town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada.

St. Stephen's University
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MottoEngaging Our Communities. Discovering New Opportunities.
TypePrivate chartered university
Established1975
AffiliationCross-Border Higher Education Partnership
PresidentDr. Joseph P. McGinn
Academic staff
20[1]
Students80[1]
Location, ,
45°11′35″N 67°16′55″W / 45.1930°N 67.2820°W / 45.1930; -67.2820Coordinates: 45°11′35″N 67°16′55″W / 45.1930°N 67.2820°W / 45.1930; -67.2820
Campusrural
Coloursblue   and gray  
Websitewww.ssu.ca

HistoryEdit

Planning for the institution began in 1971 and the first students enrolled in 1975. In 1998, the university received a charter from the provincial government to grant bachelor's and master's degrees in liberal arts and ministry studies.

ProgramsEdit

St. Stephen's University is chartered by the province of New Brunswick to grant bachelor's and master's degrees. SSU offers undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degrees in humanities and social sciences. The postgraduate ministry program offers training for professional and lay ministry. SSU also offers an online graduate and undergraduate certificate program through its Institute for Religion, Peace and Justice.

CampusEdit

St. Stephen's University has a small campus located on Main Street in the town of St. Stephen. The main building, called Park Hall, dates to the time of Canadian Confederation in the 19th century and is built in the Italian Renaissance Revival style of architecture.[2] Park Hall houses the SSU administrative offices, academic facilities, as well as a residence. Further residences for students are located in two other buildings on the campus.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Wright, Julia (2 February 2019). "How a tiny St. Stephen university is offering a debt-free degree". CBC News. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Our History". St. Stephen's University. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Our Campus". St. Stephen's University. Retrieved 22 July 2012.

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