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How Are You Handling Things? Q&A with Alumnus Steven Larmer

*** Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing a series of Q&As featuring OAC community members to showcase how people are coping with our uncertain - but collective - state. We’re hoping these will help connect and support our community (in a small way) during these isolating and challenging times. Look after yourself and those around you. ***

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How Are You Handling Things? Q&A with Alumna Alyssa Gingras

Alyssa Gingras is a two-time OAC alumna (BSc. ENVB 2017, MES 2018) and a sales agronomist with Sharpe Farm Supplies. Although her day-to-day work is not significantly affected by the changes brought by COVID-19, she still adjusting to a new routine. We recently connected with her to find out how she’s doing.

June Convocation, Alumni Weekend Postponed

Given social distancing requirements for COVID-19, the University of Guelph has decided not to hold convocation and Alumni Weekend events that were scheduled for June. Vaccarino said the decision was underpinned by public health and government guidelines about social distancing and business operations, and the fact that both events require significant planning and travel. Many other universities have made similar decisions.

How Are You Handling Things? Q&A with OAC student Josh Moran

*** Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing a series of Q&As featuring OAC community members to showcase how people are coping with our uncertain - but collective - state. We’re hoping these will help connect and support our community (in a small way) during these isolating and challenging times. Look after yourself and those around you. ***

U of G Names New President

The University of Guelph has named a new president. Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic), has been appointed to lead the University on an interim basis for two years beginning Aug. 2.

U of G’s Board of Governors made the unanimous decision today. The Board also announced that the search for the University’s ninth president and vice-chancellor has been suspended.

Our Sympathies: John Lindley

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of John Lindley, OAC 1953. John was a tremendous supporter of the OAC Student Liaison program as well as the University of Guelph choir.

At John's request there will be no funeral. Our thoughts are with John’s family and loved ones during this time.

More information is available in John's obituary. 

 

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