Canadian University and Community College Directory
Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Canada Social Services News from Canadian Universities

Canadian Campus Newswire

Social Services - Press Releases | Health and Medicine

Social Work project combines art and research
University of Toronto | November 14, 2006
Coming Together photos on display through Nov. 29...[continue]

World Rural Women's Day Chance to Recognize Contributions, Prof Says
University of Guelph | October 10, 2006
World Rural Women’s Day is Oct. 15, but rural women around the world probably won’t find time to celebrate....[continue]

University/College career fair
Wilfrid Laurier University | September 25, 2006
More than 230 employers and over 3,000 students and alumni of the area’s four post-secondary institutions will meet and talk about careers and employment opportunities at the 13th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, September 27 at RIM Park in Waterloo....[continue]

Annual University/College Career Fair Sept. 27
University of Guelph | September 20, 2006
More than 240 employers and some 3,000 students and recent graduates of the region’s four postsecondary institutions will meet to talk about careers and employment opportunities at the 13th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at RIM Park in Waterloo....[continue]

McGill experts: Five years after 9/11
McGill University | September 1, 2006
The following McGill experts are available as sources for any stories on the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001...[continue]

BYRNE, Cyril Joseph, C.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
St. Mary's University | August 18, 2006
BYRNE, Cyril Joseph, C.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus - 66, passed away in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on August 16, 2006, after a 15-month struggle with cancer....[continue]

Joseph Reappointed CSAHS Dean
University of Guelph | July 14, 2006
Prof. Alun Joseph has been reappointed to a second five-year term as dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS), pending final approval by the Board of Governors....[continue]

New parade float rolls out for Stampede
University of Calgary | July 5, 2006
The University of Calgary is saying "thank you Calgary" by hosting a new float in the 2006 Calgary Stampede Parade, as part of the university’s ongoing 40th anniversary celebrations this year....[continue]

Scotiabank supports BCIT's new Aerospace Technology Campus and students with gift of $125,000
British Columbia Institute of Technology | June 27, 2006
BCIT students will benefit from the opening of the new Aerospace Technology Campus, an elite facility currently under construction on 12.2 acres at the gateway to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), thanks in part to a $125,000 donation from Scotiabank....[continue]

Seniors sensitive to community characteristics
McMaster University | June 22, 2006
Municipal governments can play a key role in facilitating a low-cost approach to keeping seniors healthier, and thereby reduce their need for costly health care services....[continue]

Guelph-Humber to Hold Inaugural Convocation
University of Guelph | June 13, 2006
The University of Guelph-Humber will hold its first convocation ceremony June 19, awarding 152 students both honours bachelor’s degrees from the University of Guelph and diplomas from the Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning....[continue]

L. Jacques Ménard, O.C.
Concordia University | June 7, 2006
L. Jacques Ménard is Chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns, one of the country’s leading investment firms....[continue]

School's in for students this summer
Malaspina University College | June 1, 2006
When classes wrap-up at the end of June, not all students will be singing the popular Alice Cooper song ‘School's out.'...[continue]

Long-term study to assess needs of abused women
University of Calgary | May 23, 2006
University of Calgary researchers and their partners are launching a three-year, province-wide study – the first of its kind in Alberta – to look at how well women who have experienced intimate partner violence are being served by government and social services agencies....[continue]

Long-term study to assess needs of abused women
University of Calgary | May 23, 2006
University of Calgary researchers and their partners are launching a three-year, province-wide study – the first of its kind in Alberta – to look at how well women who have experienced intimate partner violence are being served by government and social services agencies....[continue]

Hong Kong Philanthropist Pledges $4M for New UBC Residence, Cultural Centre
University of British Columbia | May 16, 2006
Hong Kong-based philanthropist Dr. Simon K.Y. Lee has pledged $4 million Cdn to build an international student residence and cultural centre at The University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus that will increase academic and research partnerships and bring together two of the top-rated universities in the world....[continue]

Malaspina celebrates 15 years of training teachers
Malaspina University College | May 10, 2006
Malaspina University-College has trained over 1,000 teachers since 1991, and now Education grads are invited back to celebrate....[continue]

President Harvey Weingarten speaks at Calgary Chamber of Commerce on University of the Future
University of Calgary | May 9, 2006
In1966, after almost 100 years of community advocacy, an autonomous university opened in the northwest quadrant of the city of Calgary....[continue]

Aging, Agism and Abuse
Simon Fraser University | May 4, 2006
No one likes to think of seniors being abused but it happens everyday, everywhere. June 15 will mark the world's first elder abuse awareness day....[continue]

Conference to examine the race/culture divide
University of Regina | May 1, 2006
Leading thinkers will explore different approaches to addressing racism in education, law and the helping professions at a national conference to be held May 4-6 at the University of Regina....[continue]

Scotiabank Gift Will Encourage More First Nations Health Care Professionals
University of Lethbridge | May 1, 2006
A $150,000 gift from Scotiabank to the School of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge (U of L) will help increase the number of First Nations students who study to become health care professionals....[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]

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]

BU Faculty of Education to host conference on Diversity in Education
Brandon University | March 30, 2006
On Friday, April 28, 2006 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Brandon University Faculty of Education will host Diversity in Education, the seventh in a series of research forums on education in Manitoba from kindergarten to the senior 4 level, presented by the Manitoba Education Research Network (MERN)....[continue]

Engineering students to 'pie-jacking' for charity: Annual Pie Throw Raises Money and Fills ‘CUPS’
University of Calgary | March 28, 2006
Do you know someone who should get a big, messy, creamy pie in the face? Have you ever wanted to give someone a big, messy, creamy pie in the face?...[continue]

Provincial budget delivers long-awaited transit extension to York
York University | March 23, 2006
York University applauds the Ontario government’s investments into public transit, post-secondary education and research and innovation, announced today in the provincial budget....[continue]

Minority women face 'double jeopardy' of racial and sexual harassment in the workplace
University of Toronto | March 21, 2006
Policy-makers, human resources personnel need to be aware of gender/ethnicity vulnerabilities...[continue]

McGill researchers report widespread neglect of gay elderly
McGill University | March 9, 2006
First multi-city study shows considerable obstacles in health and social service system...[continue]

Great-West Life invests in Okanagan College Business students
Okanagan University College | March 2, 2006
The Great-West Life Assurance Company, one of Canada’s leading insurancecompanies, continues to show its support for one of the province’s leading Businessprograms....[continue]

Region of Waterloo looking for student represention on advisory committee
Wilfrid Laurier University | February 20, 2006
The Region of Waterloo is looking for student represention on a Growth Management Strategy/Rapid Transit Public Advisory Committee....[continue]

Come on, be a man: contemporary notions of masculinity
University of Regina | January 31, 2006
What does it mean to "be a man"? Professor of sociology and social studies Murray Knuttila will explore the dominant form of masculinity in our society with his informal talk, "Lean and Mean: Hegemonic Masculinities."...[continue]

Local post-secondary institutions host University/College Job Fair
University of Waterloo | January 25, 2006
More than 4,000 students and alumni, as well as over 175 employers expecting to hire within six months, will attend the winter 2006 University/College Job Fair to be held at RIM Park on Wednesday, Feb. 1....[continue]

UW hosts inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference
University of Waterloo | January 3, 2006
The University of Waterloo is hosting the inaugural "ideas for Health" international conference this week to explore how best to provide key information that can be used to improve health care around the world....[continue]

RBC Partners with College of Nursing at U of S to Help Build Healthy Communities
University of Saskatchewan | December 12, 2005
The University of Saskatchewan's impact across the province will continue to grow thanks to a generous donation from RBC Financial Group (RBC), through its charitable foundation....[continue]

United Way makes final push
University of Toronto | December 6, 2005
Politicians have to work hard to get the vote out on election night and United Way workers are doing their best to get the pledges out in much the same way, says Molly Yeomans, United Way co-chair for U of T....[continue]

Monkey genes and biobehaviour
McGill University | October 28, 2005
Dr. Stephen Suomi to give McGill Faculty of Medicine's 29th Osler Lecture...[continue]

U of C rolls out the red carpet for fall convocation ceremonies
University of Calgary | October 28, 2005
All media are invited to attend the University of Calgary’s fall Convocation on Thursday, November 10, 2005. More than 1,400 students will be eligible to receive their degrees in two separate ceremonies....[continue]

Provincial Government to Make Major Funding Announcement at Western
University of Western Ontario | October 20, 2005
Deb Matthews will announce capital funding at The University of Western Ontario....[continue]

Memorial University forum to explore average citizen's influence on governance of health, education, municipalities and economic development
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 29, 2005
The province has recently announced changes in the regional structure of health and education boards and has established new regional councils for promoting economic development....[continue]

Carleton University Residence Staff and Students Come Together To Raise Money For Children’s Foundation
Carleton University | September 13, 2005
Carleton’s Residence Life Staff, along with residence students, have organized a car wash to raise funds for the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation....[continue]



Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Business and Law

Campus Activities

Canadian Cities

Canadian Provinces

Education and Teaching

Fine Arts and Design

Health and Medicine

Language and Culture

Science and Technology

US States

World Countries

World Cities

Student InfoGraduationEmploymentNews

Copyright 2003-2008 -