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Student documentary premieres Nov. 14
University of Toronto | November 13, 2006
Girl Child a fundraiser to fight child abuse and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe...[continue]

York U Foundation President second Canadian ever to receive prestigious award
York University | November 13, 2006
York University Foundation President and CEO Paul Marcus has become the second Canadian ever to be recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) — the world’s largest fundraising organization with 27,000 members worldwide — as the recipient of the Community...[continue]

Changes in the Office of Vice President Academic and Provost
St. Mary's University | November 10, 2006
Dr. Lorne Whitehead, who has served UBC with great distinction since July 2004 as Vice President Academic and Provost, and I have agreed that he will resign from his current administrative duties in order to focus his energy and skills on improving the quality of teaching at this university as Leader of Education Innovation....[continue]

Gallery of Distinction honours six community leaders
McMaster University | November 9, 2006
Six outstanding citizens who have made an indelible mark on the City of Hamilton through their leadership, dedication and talent were honoured at the annual Hamilton Gallery of Distinction Awards Dinner on Nov. 8....[continue]

Annual Bryden Awards celebrate York U. Alumni accomplishments
York University | November 9, 2006
Five alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements ...[continue]

Queen’s Vice-Principal George Hood announces retirement
Queen's University | November 7, 2006
Vice -Principal (Advancement) George Hood is retiring from the university effective December 31, 2006, Principal Karen Hitchcock announced today....[continue]

BU Receives New $10k Endowment In Business Administration
Brandon University | November 7, 2006
In support of Brandon University’s BU & YOU Campaign, Guild Insurance Brokers Inc. has made a $5,000 donation to BU’s Business Administration program....[continue]

CMA Canada supports scholarships for business students
University of Regina | November 7, 2006
CMA Canada (Saskatchewan) is supporting the dreams and futures of business administration students with a $100,000 gift to the University of Regina’s fundraising campaign....[continue]

2,500 Original Art Items Donated to CBU
University College of Cape Breton | November 3, 2006
$500K James Nearing and Florence Giovannetti-Nearing Dragon Lair’s Collection...[continue]

Brandon University holds official opening of Convergys Learning Centre
Brandon University | October 27, 2006
On Thursday, October 26, Brandon University held an official opening for the Convergys Learning Centre, located in the John E. Robbins Library on the BU campus. The opening featured a short formal presentation and ribbon cutting followed by a reception and demonstration of some of the equipment in the room Brandon University Reference Librarian Rainer Schira. Among the attendees were Julie Hewitt, Brandon Site Leader for Convergys, Cheryl McLelland, Human Resource Manager, Convergys Brandon, Patrick Robineau, from MBNA Canada, Mike Dutka, Manager, Staples Brandon and His Worship Dave Burgess, Mayor of Brandon....[continue]

This one is for you Dick! University announces Dick MacLean Leadership Award
St. Mary's University | October 25, 2006
At a special ceremony held in the Unilever Executive Lounge on the fourth floor of the Sobey Building, droves of people turned out for the big event which also marked the launch of the Dick MacLean Leadership Award at Saint Mary’s....[continue]

BU School of Music Upcoming Events: November & December 2006
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
BU School of Music
BU School of Music
Upcoming Events: November & December 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00
    Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    Join is for the launch of the BU School of Music Standing Ovation Fundraising Campaign
    Brandon University | October 25, 2006
    Join us on Wednesday, November 1 from 2:40 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. as we launch the Brandon University School of Music "Standing Ovation" Fundraising Campaign in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the BU Campus....[continue]

    Inaugural CBU Fall Convocation Celebration This Saturday
    University College of Cape Breton | October 24, 2006
    Cape Breton University will celebrate its first Fall Convocation this Saturday, October 28. The celebration takes place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre starting at 7:00 p.m. CBU Chancellor Annette Verschuren will confer the parchments. Approximately 250 students are eligible to graduate....[continue]

    People with strong faith donate, volunteer more: study
    Ryerson University | October 23, 2006
    Professor Ida Berger recently published a study on the influence of religion on philanthropy in Canada...[continue]

    McMaster unites to kick off annual United Way campaign
    McMaster University | October 23, 2006
    More than 70 McMaster employees and students joined forces at the annual United Way 5K Run/3K Walk across campus on Friday, Oct. 20. The 3rd annual event officially launched the United Way campaign, which runs from Friday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Nov. 24....[continue]

    Queen's in the News
    Queen's University | October 20, 2006
    Vladimir Krstic (Ceramics and Nanomaterials) comments on the potential market for nanometals in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

    Walking for a cure
    Simon Fraser University | October 20, 2006
    As her eyes meet those of Terry Fox’s statue at SFU Burnaby, Manjeet Gill grabs hold of the legendary cancer victim’s fist and leans into a leg stretch....[continue]

    Fall celebrations kick off in St. John’s and Corner Brook - I love MUNdays and I fell for Grenfell
    Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 18, 2006
    Memorial University is again celebrating its accomplishments and the spirit and atmosphere of creativity and ingenuity....[continue]

    Laurier hosts premiere of award-winning movie short
    Wilfrid Laurier University | October 16, 2006
    The Canadian premiere of Up on the Rope, a short film by Paula M. Froehle, will take place in Laurier’s Paul Martin Centre on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm....[continue]

    World Leader in Peacekeeping Key Note at CBU Annual Progress Dinner
    University College of Cape Breton | October 13, 2006
    Major-General (ret’d) Lewis Mackenzie to speak at Cape Breton University Alumni Association Annual Progress Dinner, Thursday November 23, 2006 at the Delta Sydney....[continue]

    Joy Romero Named Chair of Athabasca University Governing Council
    Athabasca University | October 13, 2006
    Advanced Education Minister Denis Herard announced yesterday that Joy Romero, P. Eng., will be the next Chair of the Athabasca University Governing Council....[continue]

    Record Number of Acadia Varsity Athletes Earn Academic All-Canadian Honours
    Acadia University | October 13, 2006
    C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

    Acadia University launches Tides are Turning Capital Campaign -- $32.8M raised towards $50M goal
    Acadia University | October 13, 2006
    C: 902.670.8966...[continue]

    TD Bank donates $1 million to York to enhance education and outreach in neighbouring communities
    York University | October 12, 2006
    York University Foundation is pleased to announce that TD Bank Financial Group is committing $1 million to provide a permanent York University satellite centre in the neighbouring Jane-Finch community....[continue]

    Brandon University Alumni Association 2006 Alumni Awards
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) presented its 2006 Awards at the BU Fall Homecoming Banquet on September 30, 2006....[continue]

    Fundraiser features Olympian tastes
    Thompson Rivers University | October 12, 2006
    Diners with discerning palates and a taste for helping out can take advantage of a prestigious event to be held at the university on the evening of Monday, Oct.23....[continue]

    Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
    University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
    The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]

    Breast Cancer "Rip a Strip" Fundraiser
    Nipissing University | October 6, 2006
    Karen Shaw, Amanda Pelleboer, Teresa Pitt organized a "FUN" fundraiser to support the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign this month....[continue]

    Queen's in the News
    Queen's University | October 5, 2006
    Barrie Frost's (Psychology) research into monarch butterfly migration is featured in the Science section of the New York Times....[continue]

    Brandon University campus courtyard named in honour of Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Kevin Kavanagh and Els Kavanagh
    Brandon University | October 5, 2006
    On Saturday, September 30, 2006, as part of the Brandon University Homecoming Weekend Alumni Banquet, Brandon University's campus courtyard (located in the middle of the BU campus) was renamed and dedicated as The Kavanagh Courtyard, in honour of Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Els Kavanagh....[continue]

    Bracelets, Dinner Help Raise Funds to Fight AIDS in Africa
    University of Guelph | October 4, 2006
    The University of Guelph community is donning red-and-white bracelets and holding a fundraising dinner Oct. 12 to help fight AIDS and poverty in Africa....[continue]

    CBU’s ‘Community and Culture’ Celebration Now On
    University College of Cape Breton | October 4, 2006
    This fall, Cape Breton University is hosting a series of events to celebrate culture and community....[continue]

    Timberwolves Athletic Association Formed
    University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 3, 2006
    The Timberwolves Athletic Association is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Northern BC....[continue]

    Stephen Lewis speaks at Nipissing University
    Nipissing University | September 29, 2006
    Canada failing in foreign aid, HIV-AIDS activist says...[continue]

    McMaster Engineers Without Borders volunteer in Africa
    McMaster University | September 29, 2006
    Two McMaster engineering students have recently unpacked their bags after completing a four-month volunteer term in Zambia and Ghana....[continue]

    Brandon University to honour Kevin and Els Kavanagh with BU Foundation Apex Award, and special surprise announcement!
    Brandon University | September 28, 2006
    Join us on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at the Brandon University Homecoming Weekend Alumni Banquet, where Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Els Kavanagh will receive the 2006 Brandon University Foundation Apex Award....[continue]

    U of G Colloquium to Celebrate Scottish Culture, History
    University of Guelph | September 25, 2006
    The University of Guelph will host its fall Scottish studies colloquium Sept. 30 in Room 102 of Rozanski Hall. Members of the public, the media and the academic community are welcome to attend....[continue]

    Gary Warner named to Hamilton Gallery of Distinction
    McMaster University | September 22, 2006
    McMaster professor Gary Warner and McMaster supporter Michael Lee-Chin are two of six people who will be inducted into the Hamilton Gallery of Distinction on Wednesday, Nov. 8....[continue]

    Lakehead Celebrates: Laughter, Music, and Good Times
    Lakehead University | September 12, 2006
    Famous comedic actor and playwright, local musicians featured at second annual event...[continue]

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