Alumni

Alumni Events

Reconnect with friends, network with other SMU alumni, and keep in touch with the SMU community at alumni events! We host events in many cities along with annual events like Homecoming and the Alumni Association Golf Tournament. See a list of upcoming events below. 

Upcoming Events:


Halifax Jazz Festival Closing Night VIP Experience for SMU Alumni ft. Daniel Caesar and Charlotte Day Wilson
Sunday, July 15th,
 VIP Gates Open @ 7:00PM, Concert Begins @ 8:30PM

Halifax Jazz Festival Waterfront Stage
The SMU Community is invited to attend SMU Alumni's VIP experience at this year's Halifax Jazz Festival's closing night concert featuring Grammy-nominated R&B and Soul artist Daniel Caesar and pop and R&B singer, Charlotte Day Wilson. The VIP experience includes Skip the Line early access, private VIP tent with bar and food, and VIP washrooms.
Tickets are $35 each or 2 for $65. Student tickets are $30. HST included in all prices. 
NOTE: This event will be taking place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, refunds will only be issued if the show is cancelled outright by the Halifax Jazz Festival. 
This Event is Sold Out

Halifax Pride Parade
Saturday, July 21st, 12:00PM
Starting point - Halifax dockyards
Join Saint Mary's University in the Halifax Pride Parade! Show your support for the 2SLGBTQ+ community with your Husky Pride.
Email alumni.assistant@smu.ca to sign up

Annual Alumni Faculty & Staff BBQ
Wednesday, July 25th, 11:30AM to 1:30PM
Oaks Lawn
All SMU Faculties & Staffs are invited to our Annual Alumni Faculty & Staff BBQ. Enjoy a complimentary lunch and see the renderings of our new Hockey Arena, The Dauphinee Centre. The winner of the Food Drive Competition will be awarded their trophy at the BBQ. Attendees are encouraged to bring a $2 donation to support the on-campus Community Food Room. 

42nd Annual SMU Alumni Golf Tournament
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 8:00AM
Glen Arbour Golf Course, 40 Club House Lane, Hammonds Plains
SMU Alumni and friends get together on the golf course to support SMU students! The tournament raises funds for 20 student bursaries.
Visit our webpage for more information


Homecoming 2018

Wednesday, October 10-Sunday, October 14
Mark your calendars and save the dates! Homecoming will be taking place the second weekend of October! Check back for more event details in the coming months. 
Visit our Homecoming website
Facebook Event


Homecoming 2018 - Daily Campus Tours
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Saturday, October 13, 2018: 11AM-12PM
Take a stroll down memory lane with our Campus Tour team! Visit your old stomping grounds while also learning about the new facilities on campus. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and will be taking place daily at 11AM between October 10-13. Advanced registration is required at least 24 hours before each upcoming tour. 
Register here

Homecoming 2018 - One World Alumni Awards Gala
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Loyola 290, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Don’t miss our award-winning Homecoming event! Celebrate local charities and the SMU alumni and students that support them at this year’s One World Alumni Awards Gala presented by TD Insurance. Find out who will receive $7,500 to support their charitable mission. The annual Alumni Awards will be given for Distinguished Community Service, Alumni Volunteer of the Year, Young Alumni of the Year, and Associate Alumni of the Year, help us celebrate these fantastic Santamarians.
Tickets are $25 or $10 for students (Student ID required).
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Homecoming 2018 - Golden Grad Mass of Thanksgiving

Friday, October 12, 2018, 11AM-12PM
McNally Theatre Auditorium, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Golden Grads are a special group of Saint Mary’s alumni who graduated 50 years ago or earlier. Golden Grads and their guests are invited to join as we give thanks for the blessings of our Saint Mary’s alumni community. The Golden Grad events are by invitation only.
Register here


Homecoming 2018 - Golden Grad Luncheon
Friday, October 12, 2018, 12-1:30PM
McNally Theatre Auditorium, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
The class of 1968 is celebrating their 50th graduation anniversary! All Golden Grads and their guests are invited to attend this luncheon as we welcome the newest members of the Golden Grads and share stories of “the good old days”. The Golden Grad events are by invitation only.
Register here


Homecoming 2018 - SMU Huskies Men's Hockey Game
Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street, Halifax
Let’s fill the Forum with Maroon & White!  Our Huskies will be playing the StFX X-Men. Stop by our table to get your noisemakers and SMU swag. 


Homecoming 2018 - Flashback Friday at the Gorsebrook 
Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30PM-12:00AM
The Gorsebrook Lounge, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
No matter what year you were hanging out at the Gorsebrook, DJs Jeff Pineau and Trevor Murphy CertHons’09 will play the hits from your era! The DJs that bring 90’s Night to The Seahorse every month is bringing Flashback Friday to SMU. They start with music of the 60s and work all the way to today’s hits. Bring a group of friends and your dancing shoes for this FREE event for all SMU alumni! 
Register Here


Homecoming 2018 - Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Homburg Centre (Courtside Lounge), 920 Tower Road, Halifax
The Saint Mary's Sport Hall of Fame will welcome a trio of athletes as its newest inductees. Former footballer Frank Yakimchuck, men's hockey goalie, Mark Locken and basketball's Brian Thompson will enter the Hall during the October 2018 ceremony.
Reception at 9:00am, Induction Ceremony at 10:00am


Homecoming 2018 - Huskies Game Day BBQ
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00PM

SMU Campus, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Everyone is invited to this family-friendly BBQ happening just before the Huskies Homecoming football game! Wear your Maroon & White and pick up a noisemaker for the game.


Homecoming 2018 - SMU Huskies Football Game
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00PM-4:00PM

Huskies Stadium, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Cheer on our Huskies when they face the Mount Allison Mounties. Don’t forget your Maroon & White! 


Homecoming 2018 - SMU Huskies Men's Hockey Game
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street, Halifax
Let’s fill the Forum with Maroon & White!  Our Huskies will be playing the Dalhousie Tigers. Stop by our table to get your noisemakers and SMU swag. 

Homecoming 2018 - SMU Huskies Women's Soccer Game
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Huskies Stadium, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Please join us for the Women's Soccer game against the UNB Varsity Reds! Go Huskies!


Homecoming 2018 - SMU Huskies Men's Soccer Game
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 3:15PM-5:15PM
Huskies Stadium, 923 Robie Street, Halifax
Please join us for the Men's Soccer game against the UNB Varsity Reds! Go Huskies!

 

All Canada University Association Afternoon Brunch
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 12:30-2:30PM
3512-14 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Eat, Drink, Mix and Mingle and savor the delights of Indian cusine.
For tickets contact Deepak Malhotra (dmalhotra@wtsinternational.com)

 

All Canada University Association Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 12:30-3:00PM
Oyamel Restaurant, 401 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Join ACUA for a holiday dinner at the Oyamel restaurant.
For tickets contact Deepak Malhotra (dmalhotra@wtsinternational.com)

 

Past Events:

Gorsebrook Patio Party
Thursday, June 28th, 5:00-7:30pm
The Gorsebrook Pub outdoor patio
Enjoy a Pre-Canada Day weekend patio party on the brand new outdoor patio at The Gorsebrook! Join us for live music, appetizers and Husky Howler brew.

SMUYA Summer Sociables
Thursday, June 14th, 5:30-7:30pm
Propeller Brewing Co., 2015 Gottingen St, Halifax
Kick off your summer with SMU Young Alumni! Join us at Propeller Brewing for some tasty beer samples, snacks, and prize draws.