March 24 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 26                                       Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: 24/7 King Centre for April 2014 Exams. Extended Library hours.  


The King Centre will be open 24/7 starting at 6 a.m. on April 9th. Cardinal Carter Library will be open from 8 a.m. - 12 midnight between April 9th - 29th, and 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on April 30th. Please visit our website for policies and information.


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Congratulations to King's students Jesica Mikkila, Kendra Di Bacco and Myles Maillet who were awarded the Agnes Penner Prize on March 18th.

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Mindfulness Meditation Student Group

March 26th - April 16th, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Reflection Room, King Centre 


Practice meditation and develop a non-judgmental awareness of what is happening in the present moment to reduce stress and improve concentration. This is a 4 week group session for students only. Please register at

The Write Place presents Dan Ebbs, author of As Night to the Day & Home and Native Land


Wednesday, March 26th, 9:30 a.m. in the Learning Commons, King Centre


The Write Place invites you to see author Dan Ebbs perform excerpts from his one-man play, "A Different Drummer," which is about the life and thought of Thoreau. ALL are welcome to this free event!


The Write Place invites anyone interested in creative writing to observe or take part in a monodrama-writing workshop facilitated by author Dan Ebbs on March 26th at 11 a.m. in the Kenny Theatre, King Centre. No previous experience necessary for this informal and free workshop! For more information, contact Dr. Dorothy Nielsen

Accounting Information Night at King's

Wednesday, March 26th, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Vitali Student Lounge  


Please join us as Marcie Chase from CMA Ontario hosts an Accounting Information Night at King's to learn more about the new designation, CPA. Pizza and pop will be provided and there will be accounting representatives from local companies on site to answer questions and for networking following the presentation. This information is sure to help you to understand the CPA designation and the steps required to become an accountant in Ontario. Space is limited, so please register in advance! Click here to register for the session.


Most of your questions will be answered through the presentation and through the Q&A period that follows, but if you cannot attend, you also have the option to book a 20 minute student meeting for March 26, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Western University, SSC 4303. Click here to book an individual appointment.

Hildegard of Bingen and the Living Light
Thursday, March 27th, 7 p.m. in the Kenny Theatre, KC


In this one-woman show, international mezzo soprano Linn Maxwell embodies the extraordinary life of 12th century German prophetess, healer, and composer, Hildegard of Bingen. Way ahead of her time and in a male-dominated  world, Hildegard challenged the established authority of the Church, both philosophically and musically. 
Accompanying herself on authentic medieval instruments including psaltery, organistrum and harp, Linn performs seven of Hildegard's original songs, and through the mystic's actual letters and writings transports us to the turbulent  times of the Crusades in Western Europe. Hildegard's timeless universal message of spiritual truth, holistic healing  and caring for the earth is more urgent today than ever.
Residence's Operation Laundry Basket  
For more information, contact Carrie Guthrie.

Meet Vanessa Gaal: first year King's student and Miss London

Vanessa Gaal, a first year social sciences student and Miss London/Ontario winner, is challenging the stereotypes of beauty pageants.
Click here to read more.
April 5th is the last day to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement for a chance to win amazing prizes!
The Centre for Creativity at King's presents Building Bridges: Conversations about and through dance  

Would you like to study in China this summer? Deadline is March 29th!


King's is offering summer study opportunities at Dongbei University of Finance & Economics. Intermediate Microeconomics I and II run from May 5th - June 13th, and Organizational Behaviour is offered from May 19th - June 2nd.


Courses are taught English by King's professors. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29th. For application and further information, please contact Linda Weber in King's International.
International Experience Canada Program
Make your work abroad dream a reality! International Experience Canada gives both students and non-students the information and resources to travel and work abroad for up to one year. 
International Experience Canada work permit allows you to:
  • Stay in a foreign country for longer than six months
  • Legally work in other countries 
  • Created for young Canadians travelling abroad 
  • Restricted to those 18-35 years 
Click here for more information. 
Students and non-students from other countries who wish to travel and work in Canada for up to one year are also eligible. Click here for more information.
2014 European Summer Program in Universit Catholique de Lille, France

Courses in: Arts, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering, European Studies, Intercultural Communication, Literature, Political Science, Peace Building, Renewable Energy, and Sustainable Development. Intensive French Language Course from Beginner level to Advanced level  (40 hrs - 3 ECTS credits)


There are two sessions: June 2nd to June 27th and June 30th to 25 July 25th.


Lots of services included: accommodation, cultural activities, free ground transportation in Lille, breakfast, 5 group dinners, and pick-up at Lille Station. Included trips: Brussels and Bruges. Optional visits: Amsterdam and Paris


Click here for more information. If interested, please contact King's International Office.

Intent to Register

A. Online Intent to Register (ITR), February 3, 2014 to March 31 2014, 4:00 p.m. All returning King's students must submit an ITR online to declare their degree and module choices for September 2014-15 academic year. To complete an online ITR, log in to your Student Services page. Deadline: March 31, 2014, 4 p.m. Students who plan to graduate this year do not need to complete an ITR.


Before you submit: 

  1. Attend Academic Dean's Office and departmental information sessions, as well as sessions by Faculties of Law and Education, Post Grad/Career Counselling and Financial Services (February 3- February 14). The schedule and further information about ITR is posted online, and is available in the Academic Dean's Office and Registrar's Office at King's.
  2. Read the Academic Calendar to understand your program and course requirements.
  3. Gather information about your program. See: Degree Check 101 and Program Checklists
  4. Meet full-time faculty members during their office hours.

When registering for courses be sure to check pre-requisites, co-requisites and, anti-requisites carefully (


B. Paper Intent to Register: Students registering in a second degree, a post-degree module, a concurrent degree, diploma and certificate programs; and students not taking any courses in Fall/Winter 2013-2014 must have their paper ITR forms signed by an Academic Counsellor in the Academic Dean's Office (Dante Lenardon Hall, Room 104).


C. Social Work: Students currently enrolled in the BSW program (Year III progressing to Year IV and Extended Study students) must complete an online ITR by March 31, 2014. Students who are applying for admission to the BSW program cannot indicate "Social Work" as a program choice on their ITR. They will submit an online ITR for an alternate/backup degree/module combination, and if admitted to the BSW program, their registration will be changed for them.


D. Information for Course Selection for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 (students will register for courses in June & July 2014). Please make sure to check Residency Requirements.


E. Course Deletions: You may be removed, without notice, from a course for which you are ineligible to be registered (e.g. lack of pre-requisite, course constraints, or residency regulations).


F. Special Assistance: Students who will be unable to access web course registration or contact the Registrar's Office by phone during the summer may submit their course selection to the Registrar's Office at King's before they leave for the summer, or consult the Registrar's Office to make alternate arrangements.


Check your Student Centre and UWO e-mail regularly to keep track of your courses and registration status. For questions, please contact Claire Hass in DL104, 519-433-3491 ext. 4406,  

Upcoming Events

Intent to Register Info Sessions
March 24th, 3 p.m.
March 31st, 3 p.m.
DL 112
You have one week left to complete your Intent to Register! Attend an information session and learn how to complete your ITR, module combinations, degree types, breadth requirements, progression requirements, etc. 
Intent to Register
Feb. 1st - March 31st
Intent to Register must be completed during this time. For more information, please contact Claire Hass in the Academic Dean's Office. 


Noon Hour Yoga

Every Tuesday
12:15 - 1:15 p.m., 
Reflection Room, King Centre 
Please join us for a hatha yoga class taught by a certified yoga instructor. Comfortable, non-restrictive clothing is recommended. If you have any questions please email Kate.  



Campus Ministry's Catholic Social Teaching
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
This group provides an opportunity for students to learn more about Catholic social teaching, reflect on how it does, or could, impact their lives both today and in the futures, and build community with like-minded people. All are welcome.



Critical Reading Tutor Office Hours

Mondays, 1-4 p.m.

Wednesdays, 12-3 p.m. 

Study Room C, Main Floor of Cardinal Carter Library

Conquer your mountain of reading with The Reading Tutor. Drop in or book an appointment at The Write Place. Email 


Need help completing your income tax return?
March 24th - March 28th
Mustang Lounge, UCC
The USC is offering a free Income Tax Clinic for all students! No appointment is necessary - walk-ins only! Please bring with you: valid government ID, SIN card, USB drive, 2012 Notice of Assessment, T4s, T4As, T2202A, bus pass, recent receipts, and any other applicable receipts.

Seeing the Word: Faith Sharing Group

March 24th, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Vitali Student Lounge



Backpack 2 Briefcase: The Brand Called You

March 25th, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Mustang Lounge East
The event features Derek Kent, BA'92, Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief Marketing Officer. Derek will return to campus to share insights on his career and delve deeply into the Canadian Olympic Team's marketing strategies. The event will showcase creative executions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games campaign '#WeAreWinter', as well as the award-winning 'Give Your Everything' campaign from the London 2012 Olympic Games.  
Religious Life Lecture: Hildegard of Bingen and the Living Light 
March 27th, 7 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
Presentation by international mezzo soprano Linn Maxwell.

OSAP Repayment Presentation 
April 2nd, 3 - 4 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge 
This is an excellent opportunity to have your questions answered on the repayment process and is being brought to you by the National Student Loan Service Centre. Any and all students are welcome  to attend!
Building Bridges: Conversations about and through dance 
April 4th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
Hosted by the Centre of Creativity at King's.
King's Chamber Choir performs Canadian chorales
April 5th, 7:30 p.m.
Kenny Theatre, King Centre
The King's University Chamber Choir performs songs that speak to the beauty of our Canadian landscape and heritage, from west to east. With selections by Patriquin, Somers, Healey, Chatman, Freedman, Sirett, and much more! Click here for more information.



Considering Catholicity in an Evolving World

April 27th, 2 - 4 p.m.

Kenny Theatre

A lecture by Ilia Delio, OSF, Director and Professor, Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 



Development Day: Connect. Lead. Grow.
May 2nd
King Centre 
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. Students receive a special student rate of $50. Click here for more info. 
2014 Canadian Archaeological Association annual meeting
May 14th-18th
This conference is an excellent learning and networking opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines, including anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, geography, geophysics, GIS, etc. Click here for details. For questions, email


Liturgy Schedule
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
March 25th - 28th, 12 p.m.

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





24/7 Post-Secondary Student Helpline - free & confidential professional counselling service



Intersession and Summer Session Residence Accommodation


If you are studying at King's this spring/summer, you can contact King's Residence for accommodation.


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