October 28, 2013 | Vol. 1, Issue 8                                     Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: Advance Movie Screening

 

Do you need a night out? We have complimentary tickets to the advance screening of LAST VEGAS at Silver City on Wednesday, October 30 at 7 p.m. "Like" our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and/or Instagram, and you and a guest may be off to the movies. If you already like or follow us on one of these platforms, please send us an email to Communications. Check our Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday, October 29th at 2 p.m. to see if you'll be going to see the film!

 

 

Have you followed us on Instagram yet? 

Follow 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.

 

Our Instagram photo of the week goes to @katedeman for her beautiful shot of St. Peter's Seminary. 

 

 

Excited about Halloween? We are too! King's International House has beautiful carved jack-o-lanterns out front - cute, but scary! Please stay safe and have a good time as you celebrate the occasion. 

 

 

If you want to carve your own pumpkins this week, come out to our Pumpkin Carving Contest!

 

 

 

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. 

 

Have a restful long weekend!


King's Communications Team

 
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Attention 3rd & 4th Year Students Looking into Master's study
  

King's is hosting a Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's Application General Information Session on Monday, October 28th in LH217 at 5:30pm. No registration is required. Dr. Erin Hannah will be presenting general information on the application process, and Sandy Anderson will be in attendance to assist with general inquiries.

 

If you are applying for admission to a research-based Master's degree program in any discipline at a Canadian university for the 2014-2015 academic year you may be eligible to apply for a Canada Graduate Scholarship.

 

National Application Deadline: December 1st 2013, and it applies to all applicants across Canada.

APPLY NOW for a Canada Graduate Scholarship to support your master's-level studies next year.

 
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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. 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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Ralph Nader Speaks at King's
 

Join us @ 7:30 p.m. on November 15th in the Vitali Student Lounge as activist Ralph Nader speaks about, "Turning the Tides: How Business Can Turn Societal Change into Competitive Advantage."


Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the King's Connection. 

 

 
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Interested in learning American Sign Language? Here's your chance!
 
ASL 101 classes offered on Tuesday evenings beginning November 22 in BH 102. The cost is $80 for this non credit class. Sign up now as spots fill up quickly. Contact Judith Thomas at jthoma58@uwo.ca or call 519-433-3491 ext. 4436 for registration and more information.
 
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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 -Time Management
Oct. 29th
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. 29th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Student Lounge, Wemple
Featuring University of Toronto, Trent University & Lakehead University


King's International Exchange Info Session
Oct. 29th, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., 
DL 112 
Study in India Scholarship Program


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

King's Global Learning Forum  

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

Click here for more details

  

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


MOS Internship Resume and Interview Prep Session

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

SSC2020

 


Religious Life Lecture Series presents Reverend Christopher Dillon, OSB - Glenstal Abbey, Ireland
Nov. 21st, 7:30 p.m.
"The Chapel" at Windermere on the Mount
 
Perennial Values in Monasticism, Even in the 21st Century. Click here for more details. 


The Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Canadian undergraduates to study in the USA 
Deadline: Dec. 2nd
Click here for more info. 


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
Eucharists: 
Oct. 29th - Nov. 1st, 12 p.m. 


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


 
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