Archive | March, 2013

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Alchemy, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences newsletter. These are exciting times at Sheridan, and we in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences see ourselves as playing a vital role in the journey to become an undergraduate teaching university. A number of inspiring initiatives are underway in […]

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Judy Green Wins the NISOD Excellence Award

Judy Green, Coordinator of the General Arts and Science program and Professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, will receive the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award for her exemplary leadership in teaching and learning. A champion of student success, Judy’s commitment to advising and helping students […]

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Creativity Lives at Sheridan

Sheridan is known for its creative people, and the College’s mission places creativity at the centre of our modus operandi.  The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to further the College’s creativity agenda through a multi-pronged approach.  In November 2012, FHASS hosted “Medea Monologues: Creative Fires,” a performative event that featured women who […]

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AU Retreat: A Great Success!

-by Janet Shuh (AD Social and Life Sciences) In early February, the Academic Upgrading Program spent a meaningful day of exploration, planning and strategizing around the delivery of adult literacy programming here at Sheridan.  The event at Piper’s Heath Golf Club began with an art facilitation exercise.  Faculty and staff were encouraged to articulate (in […]

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ESL Welcome Event

The ESL program hosted a Welcome Event for all ESL students on January 24, 2013. There were about 70 students in attendance including some students from Davis who came on a yellow school bus. The evening was potluck and students brought foods from their home country as well as some Canadian favorites. There were a […]

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School College Work Initiative

Did you know that about 700 high school students will be taking dual credit courses this year at Sheridan, in one of 18 programs at all four Sheridan campuses? Or that about 600 Grade 7/8 students will be enjoying an exciting day of experiential mini-workshops at our Davis Campus in May to explore what it’s […]

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Nominations for 2013 Scholarships

McGraw-Hill Ryerson has opened a call for nominations of students who enhance the teaching and learning environment. The seventh annual McGraw-Hill Ryerson Student Scholarship Awards are presented to students who display Intergrity, Classroom Engagement, and Initiative. If you have a student you’d like to nominate, or for more information on the guidelines, see http://www.mcgrawhill.ca/scholarships.

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