Oonagh Proudfoot


Email: oonagh.proudfoot@acadiau.ca


  • Physically Active Living

Scholarly Interests & Expertise

  • Leisure Behaviour through Transition
  • Wellbeing
  • Event Planning and Management

Did you know that Oonagh...

  • Was born in St. John’s NL to Irish parents. She was sent overseas to study at Acadia University and never returned home
  • Has two teenage sons
  • Has been working at Acadia University for 18 years and teaching here for ten years (Worked in Student Services for 12 years and is now with Alumni and Development)
  • Obtained both her undergrad and masters at Acadia
  • Enjoys delivering upbeat presentations about taking care of yourself physically, socially, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually
  • Is a Wolfville Town Councillor
  • Enjoys travelling this beautiful province of ours and celebrating all that we have to offer: landscape, excursions, culinary, wineries, trails, festivals, etc.
  • In the last five years has travelled to
    • England to present at a conference
    • The Bahamas for New Year’s Eve
    • Ireland and Scotland to visit family
    • Honduras for a Global Brigades effort
    • Ireland to work in a hotel/restaurant/pub
    • Dominican Republic to sit on a beach