"Tomorrow, is the next blank page in your new 365 page book. Write a good one." - Brad Paisley
Wishing you all the best for a happy and healthy 2018!
Faculty members, check your email and find the message from Brent Calvert dated November 23. Send confirmation of your attendance, and show up for the CFA's Holiday Social on December 5, 2017, in LB 322, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Games, prizes, appies... who could ask for more?
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has extended the deadline for its contract academic staff survey to December 15, 2017. Here is the survey link: https://caut.limequery.org/151696?lang=en.
In memory of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at Montreal's L'Ecole Polytechnique, in December 1989, a memorial ceremony will take place in LB 195 (CSU lounge) from 11:30 to 11:45. a.m., December 4, 2017.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies department, the Capilano Women's Collective, and First Nations Student Services.
Following the ceremony, short documentary films will run until 2:30 p.m.: After the Montreal Massacre, National Film Board of Canada (2012), The Unsolved Murder of Leah Anderson, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (2015), December 6th: Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, by Christine McDowell (2006).
Help end the cycle of violence against women by refusing to tolerate gender discrimination at every level. Attend the ceremony on December 4, and take the pledge now: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/vaw-vff/pledge-en.php.
Watch your email for the the last general meeting minutes and the upcoming agenda. Motions to consider will include increasing or altering reimbursements for the John Wilson Award; electing a negotiating committee; and accepting the CFA's financial review conducted by an outside firm. If you'd like to make announcements about campus or department events, there'll be an opportunity for that too. See you in LB 322 on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, from 11:40 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Coffee, tea, and cookies provided.
The CFA needs a new administrative coordinator. Please review the attached posting, and pass it along to suitable candidates. The application deadline is November 8, 2017, and membership in MoveUp is a condition of employment.
If you're a Capilano faculty member who is hosting an event, performing live, or exhibiting work, we have a place for you to post your notice! Click the Faculty News link on the left side of this page.
The next general meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in LB 322 from 11:40 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Tea, coffee, and cookies will be provided, but feel free to bring your lunch, and munch along. The agenda and previous minutes were sent to all faculty from the CFA's president, Brent Calvert, in an email on Thursday, October 12. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Brent, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you volunteered to serve on a CFA committee, or if you are interested in doing so, join your colleagues in LB 322, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 11:40 a.m. to 12: 50 p.m. Sandwiches, tea, and coffee will be provided. The agenda will consist of a general overview, followed by smaller group discussions. Contact Michael Begg (CFA's membership, communications, and committees officer) with any questions or suggestions.
The fall deadline for the John Wilson Award is 4 p.m., October 13, 2017. The award, which is granted each term, provides partial Capilano U standard-tuition reimbursement. It is offered to dependant children of regular faculty members and non-regulars who are teaching at least two sections during the academic year in which the application is submitted. Partial reimbursement is also available for retired faculty members who take continuing studies programs at Capilano University. For application forms and more information, click the forms link on the left side of this page.