It isn’t a real valentine bear. It’s a StFX’s Student Physics Society award for Good Friendship Award professorial. Dr. Steinitz get this reward at Valentine day 2006.
As you can see, he has a prominent place in Dr. Steinitz office, where distressed students can clutch him as needed.
He is holding a World Year of Physics official Coffee Mug and is wearing his “Ally” button.
What a cute award! 😉