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Breaking News

SAMC hosts film colloquium

SAMC presents a pair of guest talks by film industry professionals. Read More

New play to premiere at TWU

As Little Children explores the power of faith in the face of tragedy. Read More

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Chad Louwerse Tells the Langley Times About Opera and TWU

Chad Louwerse recently spoke to The Times about his career in music
and the struggles he faced in choosing and following his path. Read More

Fort Gallery Exhibits Work by Doris Auxier and Richard Bond

The Fort Gallery presents "Visual Thoughts: Figure & Ground" featuring works by SAMC
Art + Design professor Doris Auxier.  Read More

Jon Auxier ('03) Nominated for Governor General Award

Accomplished children’s author and SAMC alum Jonathan Auxier (’03) has just been announced as a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards. Read More


 Dean's Corner


Dr. David Squires

Welcome to SAMC

Our world is full of art and ideas...everywhere we turn we encounter words, music, images. Human beings – created in the image of a Creator God – are fundamentally and amazingly creative. SAMC is a rich and stimulating academic community of people who believe in the power and the wonder of words and ideas, music and images, story and relationship. As highly creative and skilled artists, scholars, and leaders, we fully engage the culture in which we live, and are dedicated to mentoring students in the development of their own personal voice. Read more

First Things 2014

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 3, 2014. Read more

First Things 2013

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 4, 2013. Read more

First Things 2012

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 5, 2012. Read more

First Things 2011

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 14, 2011. Read more

A Vision for the School of the Arts, Media + Culture

Dean's address, delivered at the launch of SAMC, April 6, 2010. 
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