11-Feb-2015

In this newsletter:

  • A Reason to Celebrate
  • Start Next Week Off Right!
  • Time to Write Retreat
  • Graduation Banquet Tickets
  • Canadian Parents for French Open House – 12-Mar-2015
  • Healthy Campus Committee
  • Pink Shirt Day

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A REASON TO CELEBRATE

The Faculty of Education is very pleased and excited to announce that two tenure track positions have been posted to the HR website:

Please spread the word about these opportunities to join our great team.

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START NEXT WEEK OFF RIGHT!

pancake.breakfast.03Do you know what’s better than a long weekend?  …A long weekend AND a free pancake breakfast.  Come join us on Tuesday morning (17-Feb-2015) for a pancake breakfast in the Education Student Lounge (MH 306).   Drop by at 8:30am to start your work week off right.  BYOCP (Bring your own coffee pod).

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TIME TO WRITE RETREAT

Registration is now open for the May 15-19 offering of Time to Write faculty writers’ retreat.

The retreat will be at the Stanley Bridge Resort. The cost to each participant is $200, and includes four nights accommodation meals and snacks during the retreat.

Space is limited.  To register, email a brief summary of the project you plan to work on and your writing goal for the retreat.  Questions or concerns should be directed to Dave Atkinson, Research Communications Officer.

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GRADUATION BANQUET TICKETS

Grad Banquet tickets are now on sale with Nicole in Memorial 402. This year the banquet will take place at 6:00pm in the Courtyard of Rodd Royalty Inn on May 8th.  Tickets for non-Ed-Society members are $36 each and will be available until 24-Apr-2015.

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CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH OPEN HOUSE – 12-MAR-2015

The Prince Edward Island branch of Canadian Parents for French extends an invitation to faculty and staff to attend an open house at Royalty Centre (40 Enman Crescent) from 4:00pm-6:00pm on 12-March-2015.    Details can be found in the attached notice.  No RSVP is necessary.

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HEALTHY CAMPUS COMMITTEE

The Healthy Campus Committee is looking for a member from the Faculty of Education.  The Committee meets every couple of months, and you can read their mandate here.  If you would be interested in serving on this important committee, please contact Leo Cheverie.

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PINK SHIRT DAY

pinkshirtday2015In a movement that started with two teenagers in Nova Scotia taking a stand against bullying, Pink Shirt Day has become an annual event to raise awareness on the issue of bullying.  This year, pink shirt day is February 25th.  On February 25th we encourage you to wear something pink to spread awareness and symbolize that bullying will not be tolerated.

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