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Fall 2015 GTA Applications Due

The SEDRD Graduate Teaching Assistantship Job Postings for Fall 2015 are available.  To apply for these positions, graduate student candidates should apply directly through the TA and Sessional webpage.  Deadline for applications is Friday, June 19 by 4:00 pm. If you have any questions please contact Anna Gallina, SEDRD Administrative Assistant at agallina@uoguelph.ca or via telephone at:  519-824-4120, ext. 53353.

MSC Thesis Defence - Robin Clark

Capacity Development & Extension - MSc Thesis Defense by Robin Clark “Meeting the Needs of Rural Youth through Community Innovation: Development of the Fusion Youth Activity and Technology Centre from 2005 to 2013” Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. Landscape Architecture Building, Room 143 Examination Committee: Al Lauzon, Advisor Jim Mahone, Committee Member Nathan Perkins, Chair of Exam All are welcome to attend.

Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala 2015, Honouring Karl Stensson, BLA '73

Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala  June 12, 2015, 6 pm Alumni Concourse, Rozanski Hall This year the University of Guelph Alumni Association will recognize four exceptional alumni for their outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence on Alumni Weekend, for the Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala.  The evening will feature a gala dinner, awards presentation, silent auction, and much more!

Summer Convocation & SEDRD Reception

The spring convocation ceremonies for students of the Ontario Agricultural College will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at War Memorial Hall.  BLA students will convocate at 2:00 pm and MLA, RPD, CDE and Ph.D students will convocate at 7:00 pm.  We hope all SEDRD graduates are looking forward to returning to Guelph for this ceremony. 

MLA Thesis Defence - Natasha Collins

Landscape Architecture - MLA Master's Examination The final master's examination for Natasha Collins will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Deadwood in the Suburban Landscape:  Preferences for Woody Debris Management in Southern Ontario".  Advisor:  Robert Corry; Advisory Committee Member:  Wendy McWilliam; Chair of Exam:  Larry Harder. All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Ku Wing (Bryan) Chao

Landscape Architecture - MLA Master's Examination The final examination for Ku Wing (Bryan) Chao will be held on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 9:00 am in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is: "Defining Symbiotic Urban Parks:  Design Aesthetics and Elements for User Experience and Ecological Servicing".  Advisor:  Sean Kelly; Advisory Committee Member:  Robert Corry; Chair of Examination:  Karen Landman. All welcome to attend.

PhD Thesis Defence - T. Keith Edmunds

Ph.D. in Rural Studies – Thesis Defense By:  T. Keith Edmunds Thesis Title:  "Collaborating for Innovation:  Community Colleges, SMEs, and Innovation in Manitoba” Date:  Monday, May 11, 2015   Time:  10:00 am Location:  Landscape Architecture Building, Room 143 Examination Committee: Al Lauzon, SEDRD, Advisor Fred Pries, Dept.of Management, Committee Member Bill Hunter, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, (External examiner) John FitzGibbon, SEDRD, (Internal examiner) Nathan Perkins, SEDRD, Chair

F15 and W16 SEDRD Sessional Application Deadline

The SEDRD Sessional Instructor positiions have been posted for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016.   To apply for these positions,candidates should apply directly through the TA and Sessional webpage.  Deadline for applications is Thursday, May 7, 2015 by noon.

MSc Thesis Defence - Bryce Sharpe

Rural Planning and Development - MSc Thesis Defense by Bryce Sharpe Thesis Title:  “Farm Parcel Creation: A Comparison of Policy and an Examination of Adaptation and Perspectives on Small Acreage Mennonite Farms” Tuesday, May 5, 2015 9:00 a.m. Landscape Architecture Building, Room 143 Examination Committee: Wayne Caldwell, Advisor Karen Landman, Committee Member Nathan Perkins, Chair All are welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Heather Schibli

Landscape Architecture - MLA Master's Examination  The final examination for Heather Schibli will be held on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 11:00 am in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Bioregional Design for Multiple Aggregate Extraction Site Rehabilitation in the Oak Ridges Moraine, Ontario".  Advisor:  Karen Landman; Advisory Committee Member:  Lorne Bennett; Chair of Exam:  Sean Kelly. All welcome to attend.  

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