News in Brief
DAY OF MOURNING APRIL 28
April 28 is the Day of Mourning, an annual day of remembrance for Canadian workers who have been killed or suffer disease or injury on the job. The day was created by the union movement as part of an effort to achieve safe working conditions for the country's workers.
RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN IN PARKING LOTS IN MAY
Two major campus parking lots will be closed for reconstruction from May to late August. P30 on McGilvray Street and P31 on South Ring Road will both be totally rebuilt, with new asphalt, lighting, curbing, storm-water management and emergency telephone call stations. New sidewalks will also be built at both sites. In addition, P30 will be expanded to offset parking spaces lost due to the OVC redevelopment project. The pay-as-you-park area at P31 will be moved one block east to P8 at Mountain Hall.
PENNEE NAMED UWO DEAN
Prof. Donna Pennee, associate dean of arts and social sciences, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Western Ontario. Prof. Ann Wilson, English and Theatre Studies, will serve as interim associate dean of arts and social sciences from May 1 to Aug. 31. A farewell reception for Pennee will be held April 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Room 442 of the University Centre. To attend, RSVP by April 25 to Ext. 53301 or email@example.com.
NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR SUSANNE SPROWL AWARD
Steelworkers Local 4120 is accepting nominations until April 30 for the Susanne Sprowl Community Service Award, which honours the memory and dedication of Susanne Sprowl, a 20-year employee at the University. Anyone can nominate a member of Steelworkers Local 4120 for the $500 award. For more information or eligibility requirements, call Ext. 58727 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ‘INTERACT' AT U OF G
Close to 1,200 students in grades 10 and 11 across Ontario will descend on campus April 24 and 25 for “Interaction,” a recruitment conference co-ordinated by Admission Services. Participants will have an opportunity to experience the living and learning environment of a university community and will attend academic sessions led by Guelph students, faculty and staff. For more information, visit www.uoguelph.ca/admissions/interaction.
COLLEGE OF ARTS SEEKS NOMINEES FOR THREE TEACHING AWARDS
The College of Arts is calling for nominations from the University community for its three annual teaching excellence awards for faculty, sessionals and CLAs, and graduate teaching assistants. Nominations must be submitted to the dean of the College of Arts by June 30.