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National Innitiative to Raise Children’s Rights Awareness

Psychology professor Wendy Craig, one of the country’s leading experts on child bullying, is part of a new national initiative aimed at raising children’s awareness of their human rights. “If children are treated with respect, then they are more likely to treat others with respect,” says Dr. Craig. “Informing our children and youth about their… Keep Reading

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190 Student Summer Jobs Offered by City of Kingston

Students looking to round out their resumes, earn tuition money, and enjoy the summer in Kingston, can now apply to become a Camp Supervisor, Golf Course Attendant, Travel Counselor or a Lifeguard. Those are just a few of the 190 summer jobs (in 42 different capacities) the City of Kingston is now looking to fill.… Keep Reading

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School of Business Awards Excellence in Research

Yuri Levin and Jean-Paul Roy are the recipients of the Queen’s School of Business (QSB) Research Excellence Awards for 2010. Dr. Levin, Associate Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Operations Management, has received the QSB Award for Research Achievement. His research focuses on Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management with particular interest in consumer behaviors in… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending February 11, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development On February 8, KEDCO hosted a presentation and roundtable discussion with Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist with the Royal Bank of Canada. Desjardins met with Kingston Industry Leaders, City Councillors and KEDCO Board Members on the state of the North American and Canadian economy and its implications… Keep Reading

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Today is Eco Day at Polson Park Public School

Today, February 4, 2011 is Eco Day at École Polson Park Public School. Polson staff are working in partnership with Faculty of Education students from Queen’s University to deliver a series of workshops for students with an environmental awareness theme.  Students and staff will be engaged in a variety of learning activities over the course… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Celebrates Black History Month

Queen’s University history is full of people who have made a significant impact on their community. Robert Sutherland, Karl Bennett and Alfred Pierce are three such individuals who are being recognized this month as part of the African and Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA)’s Black History Month celebrations. Starting February 3, students, faculty and staff can… Keep Reading

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Michele Langlois to Receive “Hall of Cheer” Award at Feb Fest

Michèle Langlois from Downtown Kingston! will be presented with the Phil Quattrocchi “Hall of Cheer” award at Thursday’s Feb Fest Opening Ceremonies. The award was created to honour the memory of Mr. Quattrocchi in 2007. He is remembered by many in the community for his tireless efforts in building a winter festival in Kingston. The… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University to Offer Courses Internationally

Queen’s University will offer a range of undergraduate courses in locations around the world during spring and summer terms beginning in 2012 under a new agreement with Blyth Educational Travel. “The Queen’s-Blyth International Studies Program broadens the scope of the university’s international offerings, which already include the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) and numerous exchange… Keep Reading

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Feb Fest in Kingston Will Be a-MAZE-ing

February starts tomorrow and Downtown Kingston! is gearing up for its seventh annual winter celebration, Feb Fest! None other tha Canadian figure skating dance champions Vanessa Crone & Paul Poirier will be on hand to help kick off the fun. They will join local skaters as part of the annual Imagination on Ice show which… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Connects Students with Local Employers

A Queen’s study has found few students live and work in Kingston after graduation because they aren’t aware of potential employers or career opportunities. The findings are detailed in a paper that recently won the Rob Shea Research Award, a national award recognizing significant contributions to the fields of career practice and school-to-work transition. “We… Keep Reading

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