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University Administrators Offered Special Equity Workshop

Engaging Queen’s University’s senior administrators in discussions about equity and diversity is the next step in a plan for improving inclusivity on campus. The workshop aims to support our top decision makers in discussing and planning their opportunities to demonstrate leadership in equity and diversity. Making inclusivity a standard consideration in current processes – like… Keep Reading

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Professors Test Videotaped Lectures for Students

Anne Godlewska (Geography) and Brian Frank (Engineering and Applied Science) are using video-captured lectures this year as part of an ongoing pilot project. “The willingness of Professors Godlewska and Frank to innovate allows us to investigate the potential use of technology to help students learn and rethink how we engage with students in and outside… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Alumn is Now Queen’s Governor General

OTTAWA — On Friday, David Johnston was appointed the new Governor General of Canada and accepted his new role “with joy…and with gratitude” as he gave his first speech to the Senate as the 28th GG of Canada. Speaking just moments after he taking the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin,… Keep Reading

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Health Care Students Collaborate for Intellectually Disabled Patients

Queens’ University is taking the lead in helping health care students learn to collaboratively serve patients or clients with intellectual disabilities. Roughly 400 students from medicine, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy and physical therapy are coming together to explore the unique factors of dealing with these patients. “There is a clear need for the enhanced training… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Memorial for Cameron Bruce Announced

Queen’s will hold a memorial next week for Cameron Bruce, the first-year student who died September 13. After consulting with Cameron’s family and friends at Queen’s, University Chaplain Brian Yealland will officiate at a service in Wallace Hall in the JDUC on Tuesday October 5 at 7pm. “We are working with the students who Cameron… Keep Reading

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City of Kingston Seeks Input on Municipal Housing Strategy

Shaping The Future Of Housing In Kingston And Frontenac County The public is invited to two upcoming consultations on a Municipal Housing Strategy being developed by the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac to help guide future housing initiatives, policies and programs. The Strategy will identify the key housing challenges facing residents of Kingston… Keep Reading

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Kingston Business Achievement Award Nominees Announced

The Kingston Chamber of Commerce announced the complete list of nominees for this year’s Business Achievement Awards. Award winners will be announced in November at the 15th Annual President’s Gala at the Kingston Banquet and Conference Centre at Days Inn Kingston. Business Person of the Year Dan Corcoran (Len Corcoran      Excavating Limited) Rose Giugovaz (BFI)… Keep Reading

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City Council Approves Kingston Culture Plan

KINGSTON, ONT. – The City’s first Culture Plan was approved, by unanimous vote, on Tuesday, Sept. 21 by City Council.  This document, which will guide the cultural development of Kingston over the next decade, was the result of year-long process lead by the City’s Cultural Services Department that engaged the Canadian Urban Institute to facilitate… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s First City Plan Now in Effect

Plan guides the next generation of City’s development KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 14, 2010 – The City of Kingston’s new Official Plan is now in full force and effect.  The Plan, which guides the next 20 years of development of the City of Kingston, was approved as amended by the Ontario Municipal Board Order on… Keep Reading

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Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Queen’s Academic Writing Team

Principal Daniel Woolf has announced that two town hall meetings will be held at Queen’s to discuss the Academic Writing Team. The meetings will serve as a place to talk about the report of ‘Imagining the Future: Towards an Academic Plan for Queen’s University’. Commenting on the report itself, the principal said “The report is… Keep Reading

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