Campus Bulletin – January 18, 2014

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ONGOING <strong>EVENTS</strong>


<strong>MONDAYS</strong>


<strong>BA? MA? MBA?</strong> If you&rsquo;re so smart, why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement).


<strong>TUESDAYS</strong>


<strong>Scottish Country Dancing</strong> &mdash; try something completely different this winter! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul&rsquo;s Church, 137 Queen Street, S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info <a href="http://www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca">www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca</a>.


AWARDS


<strong>Distinguished Teacher Awards &mdash; </strong>recognizes your outstanding instructor via the Distinguished Teacher Award. Nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.


Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student Award &mdash; nominate your TA for this award. Nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. <a href="http://www.uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/support-faculty-and-staff/teaching-awards">www.uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/support-faculty-and-staff/teaching-awards</a>.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


<strong>University green guide</strong> was released this past September! Look for hard copies in the SLC and Waterloo Residences&rsquo; Front Desks. The guide is also available online on the SEED web site and likely soon on the UW Sustainability web site. SEED: https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/UW Sustainability: https://uwaterloo.ca/sustainability/.


<strong>C.L.O.U.D. Projects at UW</strong> &mdash; get involved in a sustainable development project in developing communities around the world! Join The New World Community and travel to Kenya, Haiti, or the Dominican Republic. Visit www.thenwc.com/cloud_projects/cloud_on_campus or email Waterloo@thenwc.com for more details!


<strong>Are you interested</strong> in putting your UX skills into practice? Join us for an unforgettable experience and a chance to win awards totalling $20,000. For more info and to register visit UWaterloo Stratford campus home page.


<strong>Call for Nominations</strong> &mdash; undergraduate students to senate: nominations are requested for the following undergraduate student seats on senate &mdash; faculty seats: one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of arts, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of environment, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the faculty of science, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016. At-large seats &mdash; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students of the university, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016 ; one student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students of the university, term May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015. Nomination form at www.uwaterloo.ca/secretariat/nominations-elections. Each nomination shall be signed by the required number of members of the constituency from which the member is to be elected. For undergraduate students elected from a single faculty, the required number is twenty-five ; for undergraduate students elected at-large, the required number is one-hundred. Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the Chief Returning Officer, Secretariat, Needles Hall, room 3060, no later than 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Elections, if necessary, will coincide with the annual Federation of Students elections (www.feds.ca/elections). Information about senate and its committees/councils at www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infosec/governance/senate.htm.


<strong>Seeking applicants for</strong> OCNF&rsquo;s (Ontario Community Newspapers Foundation) Student Distance Development Program. If you are willing to journey to a new or remote area in the province to work at one of Ontario&rsquo;s community newspapers (www.ocna.org), OCNF will fund your travel and work experience up to $2,000. Application deadline is Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. For more info k.gorven@ocna.org or contact Kelly at 905-639-8720, ext 221.


CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS


<strong>Sign up is required </strong>for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart.


<strong>Friday, Jan. 17</strong> &mdash; Foundations of Project Management, level 1, team-based approach (2-day workshop) &mdash; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on &ldquo;seminars &amp; workshops.&rdquo;


<strong>Monday, Jan. 20</strong> &mdash; Interview Skills: Preparing for Questions &mdash; 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart/website info at top of this section.


My World Abroad (formerly The Big Guide to Working and Living Overseas) &mdash; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., TC 1208.


<strong>Wednesday, Jan. 22</strong> &mdash; Thinking about an International Experience? &mdash; 1:30 to 3 p.m., TC 1208.


<strong>Thursday, Jan. 23</strong> &mdash; Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) &mdash; Part 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1214. Note: there is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online. The online assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop.


Career Exploration and Decision Making &mdash; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1112.


Effective Networking &mdash; 2 to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Note: preregister.


Friday, Jan. 24 &mdash; Interview Skills: Selling Your Skills &mdash; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 2218. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart/website info at top of this section.


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UWRC<strong> events</strong>


<strong>University of Waterloo recreation events</strong> are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families/guests. Registration required at schatten@uwaterloo.ca


Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15 &mdash; The Groove Dance Session with Cindy Howe from 12 to 1 p.m., CPH 3607, for 5 weeks.


Wednesday, Jan. 29 &mdash; Coping with Anxiety with Jannah Tudiver from 12 to 1 p.m., MC 5158.


Wednesday, Feb. 5 &mdash; The &ldquo;I&rdquo; in Diet: Selling you Thin with Dr. Sharon Roberts.


Saturday, Feb. 22 &mdash; 42nd Annual Hagey Bonspiel.


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VOLUNTEER


<strong>Snow buddies needed</strong> for local seniors. Approximately 95 clients are on the wait list. For more info call Rosalind Horne at 519-772-8787, ext 225 ; RosalindH@communitysupportconnections.org or Carolyn Coyle at 519-579-6930; carolyn.coyle@waterloo.ca.


Upcoming<strong> events</strong>


<strong>JANUARY</strong>


<strong>University of Waterloo Art Gallery </strong>presents &ldquo;Place and Space&rdquo; by C. Wells, at Gallery One ; &ldquo;Behind the High Grass&rdquo; by Soft Turns (Sarah Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik), at Gallery Two from January 9 to March 8. Visit the gallery Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 5 p.m., at 263 Phillip Street, Waterloo. 519-880-6599. Free admission.


<strong>Tuesday, January 28 </strong>


St. Paul&rsquo;s GreenHouse presents &ldquo;So You Want to Change the World?&rdquo; from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at St. Paul&rsquo;s Lecture Hall 105. To register for this free public talk, larrysmithlecture.eventbrite.ca.


CLASSIFIEDS


HELP WANTED


<strong>Weekend counselors and </strong>relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.


<strong>One Imprint distribution</strong> worker needed for winter term beginning Jan. 10 (every Friday) to April 4. Valid drivers license and 21+ years of age required for one position. Job hours begin at 5:30 a.m. ; $70 cash for each worker. For more info email ads@imprint.uwaterloo.ca or drop in to the office&nbsp; in Student Life Centre, room 1116, ask for Laurie.


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