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Still feisty after 50 years

Participants at the University of New Brunswick Saint John's golden anniversary spent Saturday night decked out in red and black.

The UNB Saint John Five-O alumni celebration was held at the Thomas J. Condon Centre on Saturday night. Alumni from the first class in 1964 to graduates of the 2014 class gathered to reminisce, share favourite memories and celebrate UNB Saint John's golden anniversary. [Read More]

UNB Saint John at 50: No mid-life crisis here

The University of New Brunswick Saint John is celebrating its 50th year of academic programming this weekend, with a big shindig planned this Saturday night on the leafy Tucker Park campus.

Fortunately, even if University of New Brunswick Saint John is now middle-aged, it seems remarkably spry for an institution entering its fifth decade - its new university commons is one of the most architecturally significant buildings seen in this province in years, its increasing focus on health research is a smart interdisciplinary bet on how shifting demographics will fundamentally alter the province, and its Canada Games stadium is becoming a great place to gather and witness an autumn football game. [Read More]

University set to celebrate mid-century milestone

University of New Brunswick Saint John is turning the big five-oh.

To celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, the university is asking its alumni to come home for the important milestone.

UNB Saint John is hosting its Five-O Alumni celebration on Saturday night. Students and faculty of the past have been invited to reconnect with old friends and recall their memories of the school. [Read More]

UNB Saint John serves community

The University of New Brunswick Saint John is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, a milestone not only for the campus, staff and students, but for the city as a whole. At celebrations launching a full year of activities to mark the event, several references were made to how the Saint John campus was built by the community. Universities often define a community, especially in smaller towns like Sackville, Antigonish and Wolfville. But UNB Saint John is a testament to the strong link between the institution and entire region. [Read More]

UNBSJ will celebrate milestone all year

With the new school year drawing near, the university has preparations ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Robert MacKinnon, vice-president of the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus, said the institution has accomplished a lot in the last half-century.
"We've got a very strong foundation that we've built here in Saint John and we're going to continue to add to that foundation," he said. [Read More]