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Mount Allison University announces 06-07 Bell Scholars
Mount Allison University | November 9, 2006
Mount Allison University is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Bell Scholarships, Bell Achievement Awards, and the Mary Emerancy Pickard Music Scholarship, which celebrate students who have demonstrated strong academic ability, leadership potential, commitment to volunteer work, extra-curricular activities, work experience, and good citizenship....[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]

BU Faculty of Arts Liberal Arts Speakers' Series and Investor's Group present Frank O'Dea, co-founder of Second Cup
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
On Wednesday, November 15, Second Cup co-founder and self made business success Frank O'Dea will visit Brandon to give a presentation on The Spirit of the Entrepreneur for Brandon University students, Investor's Group Brandon clients and guests....[continue]

UW and Stratford explore possibility of liberal arts campus
University of Waterloo | October 17, 2006
The University of Waterloo, the City of Stratford and the Stratford Festival of Canada are taking the first steps toward opening a liberal arts college....[continue]

Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

Vice-President Academic
St. Thomas University | September 11, 2006
St. Thomas University invites applications for the position of Vice-President Academic to join one of Canada’s leading liberal arts universities....[continue]

Religion and culture: TWU scholar awarded $500K Canadian Research Chair
Trinity Western University | September 8, 2006
The recent trend among scholars to take religion seriously is affirmed as Jens Zimmermann, PhD, associate professor of English at Trinity Western University, secures two significant grants for his study of interpretation, religion and culture—one from the government and one from the media....[continue]

BMO Financial Group donates $1.25 million to York University’s Glendon College
York University | September 8, 2006
York University today announced a $1.25 million gift from BMO Financial Group in support of Glendon College through the Glendon College Opportunity Fund, to be commemorated with an opening reception on Sept. 8, 2006....[continue]

BU Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies profs in high demand for their expertise
Brandon University | September 6, 2006
As the Brandon University Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (A-DES) program is one of only a few of its kind in North America, it should come as no surprise that professors in the program are in high demand to serve as experts at conferences and other speaking engagements around North America following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of last year....[continue]

New MBA meets needs of entrepreneur and NGO sector
Trinity Western University | September 5, 2006
On July 31, the Ministry of Advanced Education notified TWU of its official approval for the new Master of Business Administration program, setting the course for the program which begins August 2007....[continue]

Employment Opportunity - Executive Director of University Advancement and Mission
St. Thomas University | August 18, 2006
Reporting to the President, the Executive Director of University Advancement and Mission provides leadership to enhance relationships and communication with internal and external constituencies consistent with St. Thomas University’s mission and mandate and works to acquire the necessary financial resources to support the University’s strategic priorities....[continue]

Carnegie recognizes UW, St. Jerome's University for leadership in teaching and learning
University of Waterloo | August 4, 2006
The Carnegie Foundation has recognized the University of Waterloo's leadership in teaching and learning as well as St. Jerome's University's strong emphasis on the liberal arts, selecting both institutions to participate in the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) institutional leadership program....[continue]

First-year students need not relocate this fall
Trinity Western University | August 1, 2006
First Year Online is designed for students who plan to earn an accredited undergraduate degree but do not want to immediately move to an urban area after high school graduation....[continue]

TWU student represents Canada as Weed Science Award recipient
Trinity Western University | August 1, 2006
Kathleen Campbell, fourth year honours biology student from Trinity Western University, was recently awarded the $1,000 Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Undergraduate Award for her research on a local weed called the golden crown-beard....[continue]

TWU costume designer wins Jessie
Trinity Western University | July 18, 2006
Before retro was hip, Richmond resident Nicole Bach was already vintage-clothes shopping and creating original outfits using her mom's sewing patterns from the sixties....[continue]

From Improv to Aerospace to Alumni
Trinity Western University | July 14, 2006
TWU names Dave Swan Director of Alumni...[continue]

Mount Allison announces new Dean of Students
Mount Allison University | July 14, 2006
David Rowland has been appointed as the new Dean of Students at Mount Allison University....[continue]

Programming a victory: computing science students win first place
Trinity Western University | July 12, 2006
For most people, computer programming is a foreign language, but for three Trinity Western University computing science students all it took was the right script....[continue]

Bilingual School of Public Affairs at York U
York University | June 26, 2006
Glendon College at York University will open Canada’s first bilingual School of Public Affairs, offering graduate students a high-level bilingual education that will prepare them for leadership roles in public life....[continue]

And the Maclean’s survey says…
Mount Allison University | June 22, 2006
Mount Allison University grads are pleased with their alma mater according to the 2006 Maclean’s magazine graduate survey released this week ([continue]

TWU graduates honoured
Trinity Western University | June 22, 2006
After spending the last four years reading thousands of pages, writing dozens of papers, and attending countless classes, over 500 Trinity Western University graduates crossed the stage, grabbed their degree and finalized their graduation this spring....[continue]

The CFI awards $146,706 to Mount Allison in support of environmental research
Mount Allison University | June 21, 2006
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced today that it has awarded Mount Allison University $146,706 to support a project led by Dr. Zoe Finkel, assistant professor in environmental sciences....[continue]

Local theatre talent among best in Vancouver
Trinity Western University | June 19, 2006
Two Trinity Western University staff members will be crossing their fingers on June 19 at the Commodore Ballroom, where the Jessie Richardson awards will honour the best in Vancouver professional theatre....[continue]

Christmas in June: TWU plans to make Langley a must-see Yuletide destination
Trinity Western University | June 15, 2006
Christmas may still be another six months away, but major plans for a festive Langley are underway....[continue]

Best future teacher award announced for TWU School of Education student
Trinity Western University | June 14, 2006
Bouncing on a large ball across the gym on the last leg of an obstacle course is no easy task on its own, but tape up the contender and pull a t-shirt over her head and it's downright daunting....[continue]

Enthusiastic students engaged with the sciences
Trinity Western University | June 5, 2006
After launching last year's "Science in the Valley," a successful, hands-on program that brings science to life for late elementary and middle school students, Trinity Western University's Eve Stringham, PhD and Craig Montgomery, PhD are at it again....[continue]

Giving the gift of securities
University of Toronto | June 2, 2006
Recent elimination of capital gains tax on gifts of securities makes gift planning more attractive...[continue]

BU Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies profs in high demand for their expertise
Brandon University | May 31, 2006
As the Brandon University Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (A-DES) program is one of only a few of its kind in North America, it should come as no surprise that professors in the program are in high demand to serve as experts at conferences and other speaking engagements around North America following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of last year....[continue]

St. Jerome's Receives Prestigious CASTL Recognition
St. Jerome's University | May 31, 2006
St. Jerome’s University, federated with the University of Waterloo, has been selected to participate in the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Institutional Leadership Program....[continue]

Activities, academics, and real life
Mount Allison University | May 29, 2006
J. Roger Cheng, a recent Mount Allison University graduate, knows what it’s like to jump into something new headfirst....[continue]

Augustana Medallist Erin Thompson
Augustana University College | May 28, 2006
There is a Gordon Lightfoot song about living in the country in which the lyrics go ‘I like that country smile of the little girls and boys, they remind me of a child that I knew and a big harvest moon that shon’ by suppertime in the dusty afternoon.’...[continue]

Mount Allison announces new Vice President, External Relations
Mount Allison University | May 19, 2006
Gloria Jollymore has been appointed as Mount Allison University’s Vice President, External Relations....[continue]

Trent University to Honour Accomplished Alumni at Distinguished Dinner on April 29
Trent University | April 28, 2006
Trent University and its Alumni Association will honour 21 of its most accomplished alumni at an historic by-invitation-only dinner in Robinson Hall, Gzowski College (Symons Campus) on Saturday, April 29, 2006....[continue]

East and West Academic Partnership Inked
Mount Allison University | April 28, 2006
Mount Allison University’s Meighen Centre, Calgary Academy, and Foothills Academy in Calgary are pleased to announce a partnership that will develop East and West Centres of Excellence for research in the area of learning disabilities and support services for students with learning disabilities....[continue]

The Other Home City
Augustana University College | April 27, 2006
Approximately three hundred people attended the Augustana Faculty first annual Spring Soiree on Wednesday evening....[continue]

Scotiabank donates $450,000 in support of Mount Allison's Meighen Centre for Learning Assistance and Research
Mount Allison University | April 25, 2006
Scotiabank has invested $450,000 in Mount Allison University’s Meighen Centre for Learning Assistance and Research, a resource centre offering specialized services to students with learning disabilities....[continue]

TWU students get a film break
Trinity Western University | April 24, 2006
An original script and song performance was what it took for Jared Crossley to win hands-down at Trinity Western University's first Big Break Film Competition....[continue]

New College of Arts Dean Named
University of Guelph | April 20, 2006
After an extensive search, the University of Guelph has appointed Donald Bruce, chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, the new dean of the College of Arts....[continue]

Accessing Ottawa: High School students get inside look at Canadian government
Trinity Western University | April 20, 2006
On April 23, twenty-one high school will head to Ottawa to get a behind the scenes look at Canada's capital, thanks to Trinity Western University....[continue]

Michael "Pinball" Clemons visits BU for event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the BU Department of Business Administration
Brandon University | April 7, 2006
On Tuesday, April 4th, 2006 Canadian Football League legend and current Toronto Argonauts coach Michael "Pinball" Clemons visited Brandon University to give an energizing and empowering presentation on leadership and success as part of the Brandon University Faculty of Arts Liberal Arts Speakers’ Series....[continue]



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