Remembrance Day 2018

Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast from Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11 in observance of Remembrance Day. A wreath will be placed at the flags by the University Centre.

A ceremony will be held in Branion Plaza at 11:00 a.m. on November 11.

UGFSEA, University Ratify Agreements

Members of the University of Guelph Food Service Employees Association (UGFSEA) Units 1 and 2, the Associations that represent approximately 120 regular and limited full-time staff (Unit 1), as well as 274 part-time staff (Unit 2), at the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreements that expired on April 30 and July 31, 2018 respectively.

Epipen shortages

Please see the attached announcement regarding Epipens.

Amit Khosla

Amit Khosla embarks on his Leave for Change Journey to Bolivia

Amit Khosla, a senior IT analyst for the OVC is on a Leave for Change Assignment. He is partnering with La Paz Maravillosa in La Paz, Bolivia to develop a mobile phone App to increase tourism in La Paz. The Agency seeks to link the tourism sector with the handicrafts sector, and to increase the number of tourists visiting La Paz, building on the city’s nomination as one of the world’s seven most beautiful cities. Follow Amit’s blog (hyperlink).

OSSTF/TARA, University Ratify Agreement

Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation/Technical, Administrative, Research, Agricultural (OSSTF/TARA) District 35, the union that represents about 225 staff at the University, its regional campuses, and its Research Station Operations, and the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreement that was tentatively agreed to on July 25, 2018. This three year renewal agreement amends the previous agreement that expired April 30, 2018.

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