Congratulations to 2019 Alumni and One World Award winners!

On Thursday, October 3, Saint Mary’s hosted the One World Alumni Awards Gala.

This annual event acknowledges outstanding alumni with special awards, and in the spirit of working with the community, supports 2 deserving charities and 2 student societies through the One World Awards.

Congratulations to the 2019 Alumni Award Recipients:
Distinguished Community Service: Karen Oldfield, QC BA'82
Paul Lynch Alumni Volunteer of the Year:
Karen Ross BComm'77 & Joann Boulos-Callias BA'82 BEd'83 MEd'89
Young Alumni of the Year:
Sylvia Gawad BSc'14 & Dr. Henry Annan BSc'14
Associate Alumni of the Year : Glen & Nancy Holmes

The 2019 Student Society Award, valued at $7500, went to World University Services Canada (WUSC) Saint Mary's, and the Nova Scotia Gambia Association was awarded $7500 as the winner of the 2019 Charity Award.

Runners-up Enactus Saint Mary's and Easter Seals Nova Scotia were delighted when SMUSA matched their respective awards, bringing their total awards to $2000 each!

Learn more about these exceptional alumni, and watch the videos about the finalist charities and student societies at