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Congratulations to MATTHEW GRAY (06’), who married SARAH COOPER (’07) on July 30, 2011 in Oakville, Ontario. In attendance and pictured above were Mike Kennedy (’05), Kelly Fenn (’07), Mark Inman (’05), Peter Eirikson (’05), Tim Manning (’07), Meg Badun (’07), Lauren Griesbach (’07), and Melissa Milligan (’07). Grace was offered at the reception by former Acadia University Chaplain, the Reverend Roger H. Prentice (’69).

SAMANTHA (ALLEN) (‘05) and MICHAEL GILLISS (‘07) were married July 16, 2011 in Riverview, NB. The couple now live in Bedford, NS.

Letter to the Editor CLASS NOTES

BARRY BANKS (B.Sc. ’04) and JILLIAN BAMBRICK (B.Sc. ’04) were married May 21, 2011 at the Acadia Chapel. Barry works for C&C Technologies based out of Lafayette, Louisiana and Jill is enrolled in the Ph.D. program at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

30-year friendship began at Acadia Dear Alumni Office; Had to send in this picture of the three of us. Here are three ladies who graduated 30 years ago. This is the kind of friendship that can only come out of a special place called Acadia. Pam Kinsman, Linda Johnston-Williams and Dawn Matthews-Nichols (Fanny) had the pleasure of being graduates of Acadia: Pam and Fanny (’79) and Linda (’80), who is also the Class President of ’80. Linda and I had the chance to go to Homecoming last year and reconnect with many people we haven’t seen in years. We have had this friendship for over 30 years, with many special memories from Acadia. We all met during our Musicadian days and have been friends ever since. Both Pam and Linda have honed their creative sides into producing hand-painted stemware (Pam) and Linda creates hand-painted silk scarves. I ended up teaching in Calgary. So for young people looking to have a meaningful and special time at university while getting a top-rate education, Acadia is the place for you. We are living examples of having experienced it all at Acadia. Not bad-looking for some 50-year-old ladies, eh! Sincerely,

JESSICA OLIVER (‘09) and EREK FOX (‘10) were married Aug. 21, 2011 in Orillia, Ontario. They will be residing in the island of Curacao for Erek to continue his medical school studies.

Dawn Matthews-Nichols (Fanny, ’79, ’81)

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LAURIE-ANN BRITTAIN (BBA ‘08) of Bridgewater, N.S. married Adam Clarke of Kentville, N.S. on Sept. 10, 2011 in a beach ceremony on the south shore of Nova Scotia. The Maid of Honour was ALEXANDRA PETERS (‘10) and Best Man was Nancy Clarke (Faculty of Math and Statistics).

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The Bulletin Fall 2011  

Stay connected with Acadia alumni and the university campus community. This issue has a spotlight on research.

The Bulletin Fall 2011  

Stay connected with Acadia alumni and the university campus community. This issue has a spotlight on research.