Archive | June, 2013

Awarding our Incredible Students

FHASS’ annual student awards ceremony took place in the evening of June 10th.  A vibrant celebration of student achievement and academic success, the ceremony opened with a stirring keynote speech by Michael Callaghan, a graduate of the General Arts and Science program who is currently serving as a Research Policy Analyst at the Ministry of […]

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Ian Williams talks about his Griffin Nomination

Our very own Ian Williams took some time out to tell us about his writing process, his awards, and his general awesomeness (my words, not his). Ian was recently nominated for the Griffin, Canada’s most prestigious poetry award. The nomination comes with an automatic $10,000 and the prize itself is a hefty $65,000. S: I […]

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FHASS Author Sarah Tsiang Reads in Nunavut

As part of Canadian Children’s Book Week, Sarah Tsiang, a professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, spent a week in Nunavut, reading in elementary schools from her popular children’s books. Sarah is the author of several books for children, including Warriors and Wailers: 100 Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or […]

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Interactive Research Showcase

At Sheridan’s recent Interactive Research Showcase, Kirsten Madsen was honored for her contributions as the Chair of the Research  Ethics Board and her research with girls at risk. Dr. Madsen developed Sheridan’s Research Ethics Board as well as the board’s policies and procedures. Her own ongoing research is in response to the concerns raised by […]

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ESL adds HMC to Sheridan campus options

ESL is currently preparing for the launch of a pilot program at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Fall 2013. In Fall 2011, we added to our successful ESL offerings at Davis campus by opening a second option at the Trafalgar campus.  Building on the great success we have had in Trafalgar, and given the student […]

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Arts and Letters Showcase

The recent Arts and Letters Creativity Showcase was a smashing success.  The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Animation, Arts, and Design launched an exciting event on May 7, 2013: The Arts and Letters Creativity Showcase, which celebrated the publications and creative productions from the two Faculties.  This Creativity Showcase was […]

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Letter Writing Campaign to Support Sexual Assault Survivor

Sexual assault is, sadly, something that far too many women and men face. Halton Women’s Place, a Halton women’s shelter that our faculty has supported over the past few years, indicates that 1 in 3 women is sexually assaulted in her lifetime, and 1 in 6 men. But, these numbers don’t represent the wealth of […]

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FHASS Dual Credit Program Makes a Difference!

We all know that through our general education and breadth electives our Faculty touches the lives and minds of every undergraduate student here at Sheridan. But did you know that since 2005, we have also been making a real difference in the lives of at-risk, disengaged and under-achieving high school students? Many of these young […]

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Did you know? With Julie Morris

Julie Morris sat down and shared a few fun facts with us about some things you may not know about her.   Julie keeps toys around for inspiration: Julie finds that having things around to fiddle with helps inspire creativity.  You will always find fun things on her desk at Trafalgar Campus because many of her […]

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Interview with Jessica Pulis

Q: Jessica, tell us a bit about what brought you to Sheridan College – what are your research areas? A:  Sheridan is a dynamic and intensely creative environment that is focused on student success. Sheridan has always done amazing things, in the classroom and in the community, but there is a great transformation happening here […]

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