Kira Anderson Teacher, Terry Fox School, Edwin Parr Award Nominee

Education Grad Named Edwin Parr Award Nominee

Kira Anderson has been named the Calgary Board of Education’s 2017 nominee for the Edwin Parr Teacher Award. Anderson’s principal, Pat Kaiserseder, says that the Ambrose graduate “embodies the essence of contributing to a school culture that encourages and supports learning.” 

Read the full story on the CBE website.

Fish and Chips, Student Study Fish Mislabelling

What in the World is Fish & Chips?

Student research reveals 23% of fish sold in Calgary are mislabelled and Professor Matthew Morris explores why we order ‘fish and chips’ but not a ‘mammal sandwich.’

ATB BoostR Stage Calgary, Post Secondary Edition

Students Pitch at ATB BoostR Stage

Out of 6 entrepreneurs pitching crowdfunding ideas at Calgary's ATB BoostR Stage on March 16 there are two Ambrose students represented! 

ACAC Futsal Championships 2017

Recap of Ambrose Hosting ACAC Futsal Championships

The Ambrose University Athletics department was excited and anxious to host the 2017 ACAC Futsal Championships on March 2-5. Excited for the chance to showcase our own Lion’s Futsal teams and amazing school, but also anxious as this was the biggest championships that the ACAC would have this year.

kyler shula lions basketball player

Shula Named to ACAC All-Conference Second Team

Ambrose University Athletics is happy to announce that Kyler Shula has been awarded an ACAC All-Conference Award for the 2nd year in a row. Shula, a 5th year from Puyallup, Washington was named to the ACAC All-Conference South First Team last year, as well as receiving the esteemed All-Canadian honor.

legacy youth conference 2017

Legacy Youth Conference 2017

LYC is coming up: March 17 to 19. This is the conference’s 71st year!

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Poverty Studies Summer Institute

Deepen your understanding of poverty with leading experts from across North America at the Poverty Studies Summer Institute, held on the Ambrose campus, June 5 – 23.

Kemper Makes Prestigious Volleyball All-Conference Team

Julia Kemper, 2nd Year Left Side for the Ambrose University Women’s Volleyball Team, is honoured to be named to the ACAC South All-Conference Team. 

lions womens volleyball team

Lions Fall To Hometown Rustlers 3-0 In A Rowdy Semifinal

In the final game of the evening, the Ambrose Women’s Volleyball team lost to the hosting Lakeland College Rustlers in front of hundreds of pumped up fans. The Lions didn’t go down without a fight, but couldn’t find the magic that propelled them to victory last night. The Rustlers will face GPRC tomorrow night in the Gold Medal match.

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Lions Pull Off Historic Upset Over First-Seeded Eagles

The first ACAC playoff match in Ambrose history featured the fourth seeded Lions going up against the first seed from the North, The King’s University Eagles. In one of the biggest upsets in ACAC history, Ambrose stunned the crowd by coming back from down 0-2 and winning three straight sets to win the last quarterfinal of the night.

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Israel Reyes: Five Years a Lion

Since his high school years, Reyes dreamt of playing competitive post-secondary basketball. He says, “My initial thought for university was that I wanted to play basketball and I wanted to pursue my education.” Now a co-captain of the men’s basketball team and a diligent Biology major, he has accomplished both of his goals.

The Journey

Reyes recalls joining the Lions’ squad five years ago, as a low-confidence player, unsure of his potential. He comments, “there weren’t many people who could make me believe that I was good enough to make it to ACAC.”

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Lions Women's Volleyball Clinch Playoff Birth


Something very, very cool has happened in Ambrose Athletics. On February 11, 2017, the ladies Lions volleyball team made the playoffs. This is the first Ambrose volleyball team to make an ACAC Volleyball Provincial Championships.

The Lions are in their 3rd year in the ACAC for volleyball and it is encouraging to see the growth and development of the women's program. The Lions finished up the season with two clutch victories over Lethbridge Community College to clinch the playoff birth.