Archive | July, 2015

Welcome to the Spring / Summer 2015 issue of Alchemy!

To download this issue of Alchemy as a PDF, please click here:Alchemy Spring Summer 2015 Welcome to the condensed Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Alchemy. We hope that you are finding the nicer weather and quieter campus rejuvenating (despite all the construction and displacement!), and that you are able to enjoy whatever vacation time you’re able […]

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From the Dean’s Office

Celebration. Preparation. Anticipation. These three words characterize FHASS’ 2015 Spring/Summer semester. This term we held our annual FHASS Student Awards ceremony, saw our English as a Second Language and General Arts and Science students graduate, hired exceptional new faculty and staff, and began planning for an active and exciting 2015-16 academic year. As we look […]

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Sheridan Knowledge Mobilization – Collaboration in the Child & Youth Sector*

By Kirsten Madsen and Janet Shuh In partnership with Peel Region’s Child and Youth Initiative, Sheridan’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office for Undergraduate Research hosted an inaugural Community Research Café on April 17, 2015 at the Davis Campus.          The event provided a venue to showcase research while facilitating meaningful community […]

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Celebrating Student Success: 2014-2015 FHASS Student Awards

FHASS held its annual Student Awards Ceremony at Macdonald-Heaslip Hall on Sheridan’s Trafalgar campus on June 8, 2015. The well-attended event brought administration, faculty, staff, students, and their families together to recognize student success from the 2014-2015 academic year and celebrate excellence within and beyond FHASS. After Dean Has Malik’s welcoming remarks the evening’s keynote […]

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Faculty retirements

We at Alchemy would like to offer a quick recognition of the retirement of two long-time pillars of Sheridan’s FHASS community, Professors Anita Agar and Gail Benick. We offer them our sincere gratitude for their service, leadership, and collegiality within the Faculty, and wish them both the best for their respective retirements.

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Gail Benick Publishes New Book

Congratulations to long-time FHASS Professor and writer, Gail Benick, who released her novella, The Girl Who Was Born That Way, earlier this spring. Published by Inanna Publications, the book was launched on April 29, 2015 at Supermarket Restaurant and Bar in Toronto. Promotional information and availability available in the publisher’s official press release: Inanna Publications […]

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Tony Falikowski Keeps More Than Busy!

Professor Tony Falikowski made excellent, industrious use of his recent sabbatical. First, on February 25, 2015, he was an invited guest on Eldon Taylor’s nationally syndicated radio podcast program, Provocative Enlightenment. Taylor is a New York Times bestselling author who has had people like Linda Evans, Lindsey Wagner, George Noory, and Joan Borysenko on previous […]

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Nicolette Little wins Top 20 Under 40 Award

Professor Nicolette Little (aka The English Mechanic) has been awarded a United Way GenNext Top 20 Under 40 award. According to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce’s The Business Advocate Online, “[t]he 2nd annual awards night took place in April to honour individuals who have given back to the community through volunteering, giving, or active engagement in […]

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Meet Professor Shoilee Khan (Communication and Literary Studies)

Shoilee Khan received her MA in English Literature from the University of Toronto and her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. She began teaching at Sheridan in 2010 and currently teaches a variety of courses with the School of Communication and Literary Studies. She loves that teaching allows her to not only […]

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Meet Associate Dean Janet Shuh (School of Social and Life Sciences)

Prior to joining Sheridan as a faculty member in 2004, Janet held successive corporate policy roles within the Ontario Public Service, lastly serving as the Executive Policy Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Corrections and Community Safety.  After eight years teaching theoretical and applied criminology at Sheridan, Janet transitioned into her current Associate Dean role […]

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