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Drumming Circle

Drumming Circle A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Tim Nethercott Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Tim Nethercott of the Faith and Spirituality Centre brought in drums and other percussion instruments (frame drums, djembe, eggs, frogs, triangles and … Continue reading

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Understanding the Wellness Needs of Students

Understanding the Wellness Needs of Students A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Ashley Humeniuk, Health Promotion Coordinator – SU Wellness Centre Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Ashley Humeniuk from the Wellness centre provided an overview of the … Continue reading

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Get to Know Your Campus Colleagues

Get to Know Your Campus Colleagues A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: The UCAN Committee Tuesday, March 11, 2014 The inspiration for this event came directly from feedback of UCAN members expressing the value in meeting … Continue reading

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Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Brian Kitching Tuesday, February 11, 2014 As advisors and student services professionals, we have all likely worked with an upset or frustrated student in the past, and … Continue reading

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Last Lecture from Patrick Finn

Last Lecture from Patrick Finn A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Dr. Patrick Finn Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Patrick Finn brought a ‘last lecture’ to the audience and the presentation started with a quote from Cicero: … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of the LGBTQA Community

The ABC’s of the LGBTQA Community A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Dawn Johnston and Nick Moore Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Nick Moore and Dawn Johnston gave a dynamic and engaging presentation on the broadness of … Continue reading

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Responding to Student Conduct Concerns

Responding to Student Conduct Concerns A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Shawna Bava Thursday, May 30, 2013 Shawna Bava returned to provide Part II of the Student Conduct Concerns presentation hosted in April. The intent of … Continue reading

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Non-Academic Misconduct and Students At Risk

Student Conduct – A Campus Approach A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Shawna Bava Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Shawna Bava from Student Conduct provided an overview of the Non-Academic misconduct policy. Participants gained insight into the … Continue reading

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Presence, Purpose and Authenticity (What’s the fizz in your ginger ale?)

Presence, Purpose and Authenticity (What’s the fizz in your ginger ale?) A part of the “Advise the Advisor” series Presented by: Carol Wert Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Carol Wert’s inspirational presentation alerted us to being in the moment and how … Continue reading

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UCAN Conference Feedback

“Take Aways” from conference attendees: “A better understanding and sense of tolerance for helicopter parents and their role in the student experience.” “W. Mitchell’s saying – it’s not about what happens to you, it is what you choose to do … Continue reading

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