NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR PRESIDENT'S STAFF AWARDS
President Alastair Summerlee is calling for nominations for the President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service. The awards recognize employees who have demonstrated outstanding service and/or who have made significant contributions to the University community beyond what is expected of their positions. All non-academic full- and part-time U of G staff who have been employed for at least two years are eligible. Nomination deadline is May 31. For more information, visit www.uoguelph.ca/president/exemplaryservice.shtml. A hard-copy nomination package is available from the Office of the President on Level 4 of the University Centre.
CUPE LOCAL 3913, UNIVERSITY REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT U of G and CUPE Local 3913 reached a tentative settlement March 31. Ratification will take place starting at an information meeting April 5 at 5:30 p.m. (location to be announced) and continuing April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Centre courtyard.
‘LAST LECTURE' CELEBRATES GRADUATING STUDENTS
Cassie Campbell, captain of the Canadian women's hockey team that captured its second consecutive Olympic gold medal in Turin, will be among the speakers at the fifth annual “Last Lecture” for U of G's graduating students April 6. It begins at 6 p.m. in War Memorial Hall and will also feature talks by graduating arts student Talya Postan and College of Arts dean Jacqueline Murray. A reception will follow at the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.
LANEWAY TO CLOSE FOR DAY The laneway off Gordon Street into Phase 1 of the science complex will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians and deliveries April 13 while air-handling units are being hoisted onto the west wing rooftop of Phase 2 of the complex.
GUELPH READS! APRIL 8The second annual Guelph Reads!, a free event organized by U of G students to celebrate reading, runs April 8 at 7 p.m. at Norfolk United Church, with a reception to follow. Four community members, including Prof. Sky Gilbert, English and Theatre Studies, have chosen a book that they believe has created or has the potential to create social change and will argue why their selection should be read by everyone in Guelph. People attending can vote for their favourite book. For details, visit www.guelphreads.org.
TREK TO THE WEST
Co-operative Education and Career Services has partnered with eCampusRecruiter to create a “Trek to the West” virtual job fair that encourages companies in Western Canada to post employment opportunities for U of G students. Jobs will be listed until April 7 on the site, which can be found at www.careerservices.uoguelph.ca/gowest.
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