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UCAN Lead Conference

Overall feedback for the first UCAN conference was very positive and many ideas for future topics have been received.  98% of survey responders had a “take away” value from one or more of the sessions they attended and 99% would … Continue reading

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UCAN LEAD: February 21, 2013 Conference

UCAN LEAD:   Upcoming Conference at University of Calgary February 21, 2013   Please click on this link for conference details:  UCAN Lead Agenda The invitation to register will be emailed the last week of January to the UCAN-L mailman list. Registration limited to 150, so … Continue reading

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Supporting Students from Different Religious Backgrounds

Supporting Students from Different Religious Backgrounds A part of the ‘Advise the Advisor’ series Presented by: Adriana Tulissi, Imam Fayaz Tilly, Rev. Kelly Johnson, and Oren Steinitz Thursday, January 31, 2013 The Faith and Spirituality Centre (FSC), part of the … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Awareness

Aboriginal Awareness A part of the ‘Advise the Advisor’ series Presented by: Amber Shilling Tuesday, December 11th, 2012               Enrolled in a Master’s program at the Uof C, Amber brings her own unique background … Continue reading

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Advising International Students

Advising International Students A part of the ‘Advise the Advisor’ series Presented by: Glynn Hunter and Melissa Ostrowski Wednesday, November 21, 2012           With Internationalization being one of the University of Calgary’s main academic priorities this … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness and Advising

Mental Health Awareness and Advising A part of the ‘Advise the Advisor’ series Presented by: Clem Martini, Carolyn Clare, Aleesha Bray and Kendra Ardell Thursday, October 25, 2012 Thanks to everyone who came out for today’s talk on Mental Health … Continue reading

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Academic Advisory Symposium 2012

Please see attached for detailed information on the Academic Advisory Symposium 2012 to be held at Grant MacEwan University this November. Conference information: Academic Advisory Symposium 2012 Hotel Information: Hotel Academic Advisory Symposium -Nov 4_1 Map of Grant MacEwan campus: … Continue reading

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Advise the Advisor Series – Dates for 2012/2013

Please find our tentative dates for upcoming Advise the Advisor Series workshops and other events below. Hope you can make it out to some of these events. Finer details to follow as the workshop date approaches: Thursday, October 25th Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Summer ends. Fall begins.

It has been such a glorious summer! I hope you all had a lovely break (some departments; others very hard at work over the summer.) You may not have heard much from the UCAN Steering Committee over the summer, but … Continue reading

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Free Webinars for NACADA Members!

Hello UCAN community! While professional development funding can sometimes be minimal, it is always wonderful to find some wonderful opportunities that come at no cost! Who would not love a week of free webinars!? The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) … Continue reading

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