University Idols Unite

November 14, 2008 - Campus Bulletin

Vote for a University Idol and help U of G reach its $440,000 United Way goal.

Majid Hassas Roudsari, a PhD candidate in the Department of Food Science, is competing for the title of University Idol in a United Way fundraising event sponsored by of the Office of Research and Hospitality Services. A $1 donation converts into a vote for one of six competitors: Roudsari, representing the Ontario Agricultural College, Amy Nodwell of the College of Management and Economics, Prof. Sky Gilbert of the College of Arts, United Way campaign co-chair Jennifer Beehler and undergraduate student Diya Sharma of OVC, and the Blitz Bollywood Dance Crew from the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (students Somasundaram Subbu, Aikha Wong, Arpana Chakravarty, Alyson Shook, Aesees Bakhshi, Khadijah Haji, Jenny Stodola and Ashish Trikha).

Watch all of their performances on the University Idol website. You can "vote" until Dec. 1 by making a donation to your favourite idol’s ballot box.

Ballot boxes are located across campus and in the dean’s office of each competing college.

You can vote even if you you’re off-campus. Fill out a United Way pledge card and mail or deliver it to Lori Arsenault at the United Way, 85 Westmount Rd., Guelph ON N1H 5.

Donations of $10 or more will receive a tax receipt. Download a U of G United Way pledge card at

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