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Queen’s Wins University Food Services Award

Queen’s University in Kingston is the first contract food service school to win the Canadian College and University Food Service Association’s (CCUFSA) Shine Award. Hospitality Services by Sodexo has been recognized for “$5 Fridays,” a popular staff and faculty program. “The $5 Friday is about re-introducing Hospitality Services to faculty and staff, giving them a… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 15, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO has received notice that two local companies, whom we have been working closely with, will be making significant funding announcements. It is anticipated that the announcements will be made in May. As event information is released, further details will be provided. Tourism Kingston Tourism Kingston is… Keep Reading

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City to Resume Hanson Garage Repairs

The City of Kingston will resume its work to rehabilitate the Hanson Parking Garage lot next week. The parking garage, on Brock Street near Wellington Street, will remain open for the duration of the repair work scheduled over the spring and summer months. Some parking spaces will be closed at times to accommodate the repairs.… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 8, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO hosted the St. Lawrence College Business Development Team on April 7 for a group discussion of each organization’s respective strategic plans and initiatives.  The meeting allowed both groups to gain a better understanding of potential service linkages which could support new and existing businesses.  Charlie Mignault,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Announces Accessibility Awards

This week, Queen’s University announced that Jeanette Parsons (Director – Dean’s Office, School of Graduate Studies), Julie Harmgardt (Artsci’12), and Leela Viswanathan (Assisant Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning) are this year’s recipients of the Steve Cutway Accessibility Awards. The award, established in 2008, recognizes the efforts of students, staff, and faculty who… Keep Reading

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Kingston Students Test Skills in Annual Competition

Photography, Culinary Arts, Esthetics, Desktop Publishing and Cabinetmaking are just a few of the more than 30 Skills, Technology and Innovative events that students will compete in during the 9th annual Limestone Skills Competition. Once again this year’s event will take place at St. Lawrence College’s Kingston campus, and selected Limestone District School Board (LDSB)… Keep Reading

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Students Raising Awareness of Invisible Disabilities

Every day, members of the Queen’s community struggle with physical illnesses that aren’t immediately visible to those around them. Queen’s InvisAbilities, a student group on campus, is working to establish a support network for those at Queen’s who suffer from chronic physical illnesses that are not obvious to the outside world, while also making the… Keep Reading

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School Board Approves Accommodation Recommendations

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) gave their final approval to recommendations that retain the two dual track French Immersion sites in Kingston West and Loyalist Township, that is J.R. Henderson P.S. and Amherstview P.S., and change the boundaries in order to better balance enrolments at both schools, at a Special Meeting of… Keep Reading

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Students Win National Health Care Challenge

Queen’s students recently earned top prize at the first annual National Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC). “The students used their knowledge and ability to work collaboratively toward a client-centered approach,” says Jane Johnston (School of Nursing), who acted as their faculty mentor. “Their success also validates the work of the Office of Interprofessional Education and… Keep Reading

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Cancer Researchers Recognized by American Association of Cancer Research

Queen’s University’s Jamaica Cass and Mulu Geletu will receive Minority Scholar Awards at the 2011 American Association of Cancer Research conference (AACR), the largest cancer conference in the world. Ms Cass, a PhD candidate, will present a poster at the conference on tissue microarrays—multiple tissue samples that are mounted together on the same microscope slide… Keep Reading

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