Acadia University

Tom Sheppard

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Acadia University

  Author:   Tom Sheppard    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Acadia University explores the illustrious institution from the ground up: from its humble beginnings as Acadia College, a Baptist school established in 1838 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, to one of the top-ranked undergraduate universities in the country.

Over one hundred archival photographs accent depictions of early campus life, including statements, stories, and anecdotes from generations of students on everything from residence life, to academia, to special events and organizations. Uncover the history behind campus buildings, from College Hall (1844) to such modern marvels as the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, and university staples from the Athenaeum to the Axemen and Axewomen athletic teams. And trace a proud history of alumni through portraits of noteworthy faculty members and outstanding students.

This newest addition to the Images of Our Past series is an entertaining and enlightening history for anyone connected to the celebrated university.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781771080200
Item NB1062
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 10 2013
Language eng
Pages 252
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 6.5(in)
Shipping weight455(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Tom Sheppard grew up in Wolfville and graduated from Acadia University. He taught political science at Acadia, had a career as school administrator, and currently is a writer. He and his wife live in Caledonia, Nova Scotia, near Kejimkujik National Park.