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Breaking News

Faculty + Friends Recital Series

Bach to Bernstein: The Pipe Organ & Oboe in Concert Read More 

SAMC Theatre's 2015-16 season offers lots of "heart"

There's a lot of heart in SAMC Theatre's 2015-16 season, which runs the gamut from heart-wrenching drama to light-hearted comedy. Read More

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SAMC's Verge Conference explores connection between arts and the environment

Keynote speakers from U of A, UVic headline 10th anniversary conference. Read More 

For the first time, SAMC Theatre is offering season passes!

The new season pass option is your convenient and affordable way to get first dibs on everything, at a reduced price. Read More

From SAMC to mental health advocacy

Media + Communication alum Lauren Bersaglio's journey. 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 2015

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 9, 2015. 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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