October 21, 2013 | Vol. 1, Issue 7                                     Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: What's happening for students 

 

 

King's has officially joined InstagramFollow us at @KUCatUWO and use #igotokings for your connection to all things at King's! Tag us and you could be featured in our top photos of the week.

 

Want to know what your fellow students and professors are doing in the community? Check out our In the News page for up-to-date news by local and national reporters. Last week our Social Justice and Peace Studies students were recognized in Metro LondonThe Londoner and CBC Radio for their involvement in London's Head Start program! Have you been featured in the news? Let us know so we can share with the rest of the King's community!

 

REMINDER: 

If you are involved in an event or have a story to share, email us at CommunicationsDeadline for submissions is Wednesday at noon for the following week's e-newsletter. 

 

Cheers!


King's Communications Team

 
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Shelagh Rogers, CBC Radio, shares decades-long battle with depression
 
Campus Ministry's Religious Life Lecture Series is proud to present Shelagh Rogers on Oct. 23rd at 7:30 p.m. 
 
Entitled  "Hey, That's My Story Too," this free event will be held at "The Chapel," 1486 Richmond Street. Shelagh will be sharing her decades-long battle with depression.
 
Click here for more information.
 
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Eco- poetry, philosophy, music, dance, art, activism, and all things green!
 
Join us in the Vitali Student Lounge for Green Fest at King's  on Oct. 24th - 25th. Free admission and all are welcome.
 
Oct. 24th:
  • 7:00 p.m. - Original composition by Oliver Whitehead, performed by King's Chamber Choir and directed by Janet Loo 
  • 7:30 p.m. - Reading by Governor General's award-winning Poet Jan Zwicky
  • 8:30 p.m. - Wine and cheese reception, opening of Art Exhibition by Gloria Mulcahy, and displays from campus and community environmental groups
Oct. 25th:
  • All day - Eco-fair, Art Exhibition
  • 1:00 p.m. - Panel discussion featuring Jan Zwicky, Prof. Miriam Love, and the King's Philosophy Students' Association
  • 2:00 p.m. - Poetry reading featuring King's Student & Alumni Poets and London Poets
  • 3:00 p.m. - Dance workshop with Ruth Douthwright and Kevin O'Connor
Click here for more details about Green Fest.
 
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King of the Pigs comes to King's!
 
There will be a special treat in the Thames Market on Oct. 22nd, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wemple Cafeteria.  Portuguese pulled sandwiches and classic custard tarts from the renowned King of the Pigs, London's favourite Portuguese restaurant. 
 
Pulled Sandwiches with fries ... $6.00 plus tax
Custard Tarts ... $1.75 plus tax
 
 
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Hummus and pretzel snack sampling event
 
Aramark is hosting a sampling event here at King's featuring our hummus and pretzel snack, Sabra. Stop by Thames Market on Oct. 23rd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a  taste!
 
As a special promotion this month, Sabra will be available at a reduced rate of $3.19 ($1.00 off).
 
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Do you want to be a Social Worker? Find out how at Bachelor of Social Work (Honors) Program Information Sessions
 

Students interested in applying to the BSW (Honors) Program are invited to attend a One Hour Information Session regarding admissions requirements and application process.

 

  • Oct. 21st - 5:30 p.m., The Annex Room 151
  • Oct. 23rd - 12:30 p.m., Labatt Hall Room 105B
  • Oct. 23rd - 5:30 p.m., Wemple Room 170
  • Oct. 24th - 6:00 p.m., Wemple Room 170
  • Oct. 28th - 1:30 p.m., Wemple Room 170
  • Nov. 5th - 6:00 p.m., Wemple Room 166
  • Nov. 11th - 1:30 p.m., Labatt Hall Room 100

 

Click here for more information. 

 
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News from the Registrar's Office
 

Nominations for Teaching in Excellence Award

Nominations for The King's University College Award For Teaching in Excellence will be accepted until Nov. 15. Students who wish to nominate a faculty member should direct their letters or emails to Marilyn Mason, Registrar.  Letters or emails should include the name of the nominated faculty member as well as the reasons for the nomination (such as classroom instruction, mentoring, curriculum or course design, tutoring and advising or innovative teaching methods). For further information, please go to the Registrar's Office.

 
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The Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Canadian undergraduates to study in the USA 
  
The Killam Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for exceptional, full-time undergraduate students from Canadian universities to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the United States. The Program provides a cash award of $5,000 US per semester ($10,000 for the full academic year).Students register at their home institution (Western University) and attend the host institution as an exchange student and, during the course of their fellowship, pay tuition and fees to their home institution. More information about this prestigious and highly competitive program is available here.
  
Deadline for applications at Western: Dec. 2nd, 2013. If interested, please contact King's International Office.
 
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Experience Change: Go on Exchange
 
Upcoming exchange information sessions:
  • Oct. 24th - 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., DL 112 
  • Oct. 29th - 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Study in India Scholarship Program (OMG), DL 112
  • Nov. 6th - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Student Lounge Extension
 
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Jeremy Bowley Memorial Award 

Applications are now being accepted for this Award. Please refer to King's website, Scholarships and Awards, for further details along with the application information. 

Deadline to submit to Student Financial Services: Oct. 25, 2013

 
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Accepting Applications for King's Cultural Festival 2014

Accepting applications until Nov. 15 for performances of dance, music, martial arts, fashion, drama, literature, and more! 


For more details, email culturalfestival@kings.uwo.ca
 
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COU launches student contest in mental health

The Council of Ontario Universities has launched a new competition that asks university students how they would use social media to promote social change in mental health on campus, in an effort to get students talking about mental health and to break down stigmas. The Mental Health 2.0 competition is open to individuals or teams, who will submit social media campaign plans for a chance to win prizes of $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. The contest, which is funded by the Ontario government, is open until November 29 and winners will be announced in March.
 
 
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Upcoming Events
 
Learning Skills Workshop -Noteworthy Textbook Reading
Oct. 22nd
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Library Instruction Room C106, Cardinal Carter Library
 
 
Free Grammar Workshop
Tuesdays, Thursdays 
12 - 1 p.m.
Study Room A,
Cardinal Carter Library
The Write Place presents free grammar workshops with Ruth Yu 
 
 
Faculty of Education Info Session
Oct. 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge 
Featuring Brock University, University of Western Ontario, and York University  
 
 
IFOA London: Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Oct. 22, 7 - 9 p.m.
Wolf Performance Hall, 
Central Library
Hosted by James Reaney. $10 for tickets. Purchase at Community Outreach Office at Central Library or by phone at 519-661-5122. Click here for more details.


King's International Exchange Info Session
Oct. 24, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., 
DL 112 


Faculty of Education Info Session
Oct. 25, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
DL 112
Featuring Queen's University


Swedish Exchange Presentation
Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge
King's first ever Swedish exchange students will be offering an informative and interactive presentation

 


Faculty of Education Info Session
Oct. 29, 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge
Featuring University of Toronto, Trent University, and Lakehead University


MOS Internship General Info Session
Nov. 5, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
SSC 2036 
  

King's Global Learning Forum  

Nov. 14
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge

Click here for more details

 

 

MOS Internship Resume and Interview Prep Session

Nov. 19, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

SSC2020

  

Lecture by Ralph Nadar 
Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Labatt Hall 105
Tickets are $5, and are available at King's Connection


Campus Ministry's The Development and Peace Group 
Every Tuesday, 1 - 2 p.m.
W143b
Meet like-minded people, build community, share faith, make a difference. All are welcome!
  
  
Business Help Centre 
Lab 1220: Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., W148
Lab 2257: Fridays, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., W166 
Office Hours (DL 222): 
Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 
Wednesdays, 1 - 3 p.m. 
Professor John Siambanopoulos is running a Business Help Centre for students in Business 1220 and 2257. The Centre offers individual and small group office hours, as well as large group help with labs in classrooms offering theory and case-related help.


Liturgy Schedule
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Taiz´┐Ż:
Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
 
Eucharists: 
Oct. 22-25, 12 p.m.
Oct. 27, 5 p.m. (LH)


Sunday Eucharist Schedule
10:30 a.m. 
'The Chapel' at 1486 Richmond


 
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