January 20, 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 18                             Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: King Centre Video

 

Have you visited the King Centre yet? It is open daily 6 a.m. to midnight providing study and social areas, a fitness room, reflection room, The Write Place and more! Check out our video from the Grand Opening. 

 

King's New Living Room 

 

Many groups travel across the world throughout the academic year. We would like to wish bon voyage to our King's Debate Society as they head off to Montreal this week for the Munk Debates 2014. Follow @McMUN2014 for updates. Please let us know if your group is participating in a trip this semester.

 

Are you following us on Instagram yet? 

Follow us at @KUCatUWO and use #igotokings for your connection to all things at King's!

  

SUBMISSIONS: 

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. The next Things at King's issue will be sent out on January 6th, 2014.

 

Cheers!


King's Communications Team

 
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Learning Skills: Research Using Databases
 
Research databases are an essential part of undergraduate studies, but they can be tricky to navigate. Susan Evans from Research and Information Services at Cardinal Carter Library will lead this workshop where students will learn how to choose and use the right database to find scholarly articles for their research. 

 

January 21st, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
KC119
Presented by Susan Evans
 
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Little Shop of Horrors 
 
The King's Players are proud to present this year's King's University College musical production: Little Shop of HorrorsLittle Shop of Horrors is a comedy/horror rock musical that tells the story of Seymour Krelborn, a young worker in a florist's shop who raises a mysterious plant. When the plant starts gaining attention and fame things seem to be looking up for Seymour, until he learns that the plant's food of choice is human flesh.

 

Reserve your tickets now!
$15 per ticket
Call 519-200-3430
Email: kptctickets@gmail.com

 

Performances:
January 23rd - 8:00pm (Opening Night)
January 24th - 8:00pm
January 25th - 1:00pm (Matinee)

January 25th - 8:00pm (Closing Night)

 

Performances will be taking place in the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre, King Centre. Click here for information.

 
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King's Graduation Photos
 
King's University College graduation photos will take place between January 20th - 30th, 2014, in Room KC 214. Sitting fee is $25.

 

Book your appointment online at lifetouch.ca/western. Contact Lifetouch at 519-661-4252 or kfgeneral@lifetouch.com.

 
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King's Cultural Festival
 

King's Cultural Festival is the largest multicultural event on campus. It features up to 100 performers, cultural booths and draws up to 300 attendees. 

 

The event will take place on Thursday, February 6th, 2014, 7:00-10:00 p.m. in Darryl J. King Student Life Centre. All are welcome!

 

Questions? Email: culturalfestival@kings.uwo.ca

 
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Career Sessions for International Students
 

Attend Group Career Counselling Sessions for help and guidance in finding and keeping employment in Canada. Co-hosted by King's Counselling & Student Development and King's International.

 

Participants: 15 undergraduate and graduate International students looking for non-academic employment in Canada


Topics: Understanding the cultural context of working in Canada, identifying skills employers value, job search and self promotion strategies, creating effective resumes and maintaining employment 

 

Length: This program consists of six sessions, each 2 hours in length (participants must attend all six sessions)

 

Time and Location: Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (January 29th, February 5th, 12th and 26th, and March 5th and 19th) in the Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 

 

Registration: www.westerncareercentral.ca 

 
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14th Annual Trivialities Competition
 
 
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KUCSC presents There's Always Money Left in the Banana Stand
 
For more information please contact Jonathan Lesarge or Kendra Di Bacco. Click here for event page.
 
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Upcoming Events

  
Info Session for Ontario Legislature Internship Program
Jan. 20th, 4:30 p.m.
SSC, Western 
Attend an info session for an internship orgram at Queen's Part for recent grads of Canadian Universities. Go to 
www.olipinterns.ca for more info.
 
 
Learning Skills Workshop: Research Using Databases
Jan. 21st, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
KC119
Students will learn how to choose and use the right database to find scholarly articles for their research. Credit towards your King's Co-Curricular Record.

 

Faculty Research Seminar: Improving Numeracy Outcomes

Jan. 22nd, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

DL112

Dr. Marcie Penner-Wilger discusses how numeracy skills are important for gaining and maintaining employment and in predicting employment income. Click here for more details.

 

 

Prayer for Christian Unity

Jan. 22nd, 7:30 p.m.

The Chapel, Windermere on the Mount, 1486 Richmond Street 

Join us as we gather to pray for the gift of unity amongst all Christians. The celebration will be led by the chaplains of King's, Brescia, Huron and Western. The service will interweave scripture with hymns common to the various churches.

 

 

Little Shop of Horrors

Jan. 23rd, 24th, 25th

Kenny Theatre, King Centre

Join us for a production presented through Music Theatre International (MTI) by The King's Players Theatre Company. For tickets call 519-200-3430 or email kptctickets@gmail.com. Click here for more information.

 

 

King's Killan Cup Hockey Tournament

Jan. 25th, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Outdoor rink behind Wemple

Click here for details.

 
 
EBM Career Day 
Jan. 29th, 2 p.m.
DL Board Room 112 
Coffee, tea and door prizes!
 
 
Deadline for The Parliamentary Internship Program 
Jan. 31st
Work for Members of Parliament, and study with colleagues from across Canada in this paid non-partisan internship from Sept. 2014 to June 2015. Apply online now. 
 
 
BSW Forum Agency 
Jan. 31st, 11:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge, Wemple
Third-year BSW students are invited to hear of potential learning opportunities and expectations by speaking with field instructors and agency representatives. Light refreshments will be provided. Click here for more information.
 
 
Deadline for BSW Program Applications
Feb. 1st
Click here for more details.
 
 
King's Cultural Festival 
Feb. 6th, 7-10 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
King's Cultural Festival is the largest multicultural event on campus, featuring up to 100 performers, cultural booths and draws up to 300 attendees. Click here for more details.
 
 
KUCSC presents There's Always Money Left in the Banana Stand: An evening with Jeffrey Tambor 
Feb. 12th. 7:30 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
Click here for event details.
 
 
Paper/Add Drop
March 7th
Last day to drop a second-term half course
 
 
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!


Liturgy Schedule
 
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Taiz´┐Ż: 
Jan. 20th, 7 p.m. 
Eucharist:
Jan. 21st - 24th, 12 p.m.

Sunday Eucharist: 
10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at 1486 Richmond
5 p.m., Labatt Hall

 

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