Advancement Bulletin August 2022

Advancement Bulletin

Exciting News! Ideas and plans surrounding the future creation of a FAHSS student lounge/hub have begun. Watch for opportunities to share your thoughts on what it should look like.

Creative and Performing Arts

Faculty, staff and students in the Schools of Dramatic Art and Creative Arts (Visual Arts, Film & Music) have exhibited incredible creativity and resilience in developing and producing curricula and projects in a pandemic environment when in-person, group performances and exhibitions are foundation for their expression. Both departments are benefactors of very generous donations, most of which will be allocated to support students in recognition of academic performance, as well as financial assistance in defraying costs of completing degree requirements.  

News from the School of Creative Arts (SoCA includes Visual Arts, Architecture, Film, and Music)

A very generous donation from the Estate of Teresa D. Sheehan has been used to create an endowed academic scholarship, as well as several smaller scholarships to help defray the costs of developing projects and other scholarships to create access (attendance and participation) to curricular and extracurricular activities.

News from the School of Dramatic Art (SoDA)

A generous donation from the Jackman Foundation will be used to create an endowed academic scholarship, scholarships for experiential learning, and various upgrades to Essex Hall, and the Jackman and Essex Theatres.

University Players News

For the past two years, University Players produced digital theatre productions, showcasing the exceptional talents of our students, faculty, and staff. These innovative works introduced us to new technology, connected us with inspiring Canadian artists, and allowed us to give our students unique and challenging opportunities to work in a new medium. We are thrilled to be transitioning back to live theatre with a season filled with Drama and Delight! Join us for contemporary works, family friendly fun, and a classic Shakespeare comedy -- stories that are sure to inspire deep conversations, heartfelt emotion, and much-needed laughter. Visit the University Players’ website to purchase tickets
Graphic images created for each of the four University Player's productions for 2022-2023