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Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Alchemy!

Welcome to the condensed Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Alchemy. If you would prefer to read this issue as a singular PDF please click here: Alchemy Spring-Summer 2016 We hope that either you’re enjoying your vacation as you read, that you’re back to work and feeling recharged from your recent vacation, or that you’ve got some vacation […]

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From the Dean’s Office

The spring semester in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was full of celebration, inspiration and special beginnings. In addition to seeing our graduating students of 2016 walk across the stage at Convocation Ceremonies, we welcomed the first cohort of graduating students to officially complete and receive the Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and […]

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Staying Engaged: Sara J. Cumming, PhD: Professor, Community Activist, Researcher, and now, Conference Organizer

On May 29th, Sara Cumming flew to Calgary for what proved to be an academically engaged, community activism-strengthening and exercise-inducing week in the Rockies. The University of Calgary hosted the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 28th to June 4th; in its 85th year, the theme of this year’s conference was […]

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Mikal Austin Radford: How the Humanities Made Me Human

My mother told me that when I was a young child I used to explore the streets of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia looking for religious buildings such as churches, synagogues and the like. As she would tell me, she would often get phone calls from a reverend, rabbi or priest – I was taught at a […]

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FHASS Professors win two CCSIF Grants!

FHASS continues to make its mark on community, provincial, and national research stages. On June 17, 2016, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, announced that Sheridan proposals had been awarded a total of three sizable grants from the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF), representing a total of more than half a million […]

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Prof. Nicolette Little’s Research Grant

Ph.D student, part-time FHASS professor, and full-time English Mechanic Nicolette Little is currently in India, making the most of the prestigious national research grant she was recently awarded from Mitacs Canada. Little, a student in the joint York/Ryerson Communications and Culture Ph.D program, was awarded the Mitacs Globalink Research Award to travel to New Delhi […]

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Celebrating Student Success: 2015-2016 FHASS Student Awards

FHASS held its annual Student Awards Ceremony at Macdonald-Heaslip Hall on Sheridan’s Trafalgar campus on June 6, 2016. The event once again brought administration, faculty, staff, students, and their families together to recognize student success from the 2015-2016 academic year and celebrate excellence within and beyond FHASS. Special guests, including individual award sponsors, donors, and […]

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Meet Professor Erminia Bossio (ESL)

Erminia has been romping about the halls of learning since she was 6. She has a BA in English Literature, an MED in ESL Curriculum and an MA in Rhetoric and Communication Design. Erminia found her calling teaching ESL — circa 1980 — in a downtown high school in Edmonton, Alberta. What better way to […]

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Meet Andrew Staples (GAS Student Advisor)

Andrew Staples joined FHASS in September 2015 as part of the Embedded Student Advisor pilot project in partnership with Student Advisement. After being an integral part of Student Advisement and the HMC community for 4 years, Andrew is excited to be the dedicated advisor for students in the GAS programs. Andrew’s passion for holistic and […]

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Meet Raj Dhaliwal (FHASS Operations Manager)

Raj Dhaliwal is continuing her Sheridan journey in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in her new role as Operations Manager as of February 2016. Raj joins us from the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Information Technology, where she served as Manager, Technology Assets and Business Management since 2008. In this role Raj was responsible for budget […]

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