Acadia University

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ACADIA UNIVERSITY

Country: Canada
Campus/location : Wolfville

Arms (crest) of Acadia University

Official blazon

Arms: Per pale Azure and Argent two Nova Scotia woodsman’s axes in saltire between in chief and in base a cushion charged with a wolf’s head and in the flanks an open book all counterchanged
Motto: IN PULVERE VINCES

Origin/meaning

The arms were initially granted on August 20, 1973 (UK grant) and again on August 15, 2006 (Canadian grant).

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !


Literature: Information from http://www.gg.ca


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