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Chantelle Myers

University leadership: Education, Engineering and Science

DailyNews will over the first week of 2013 list the leadership in each of the academic areas. Today, current appointments in the faculties of Education, Engineering and Science:

Education

  • Acting Dean of Education: Karen Roland
  • Acting Associate Dean: Geri Salinitri
  • Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education: Darren Stanley

Engineering

Jazzy trivia quiz proffers prize of concert tickets

The School for Arts and Creative Innovation is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two free tickets to the University Jazz Ensemble’s concert Friday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Banwell Community Church.

Admission is $10, with a student rate of $5. Order tickets by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or purchase online at www.uwindsor.ca/music. Tickets also available at the door. Find more information on the music Web site.

Quiz offers opportunity to win free admission to University Players comedy

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see the comedy Welfarewell. The play’s run continues through Sunday at Essex Hall Theatre. Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 519-253-3000, ext. 2808, or visit www.universityplayers.com.

Ticket contest to put music lovers beyond the sea

The School for Arts and Creative Innovation is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two free tickets to the University Wind Ensemble’s concert “Songs of the Sea and Beyond,” Friday, November 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Banwell Community Church.

UWindsor professor to serve as master of ceremonies at Polish dinner

Earth Sciences professor Frank Simpson will act as master of ceremonies for the annual dinner of the Polish-Canadian Business and Professional Association of Windsor on Friday, November 23, at the Caboto Club. The event promises guests an informative and entertaining mixture of wisdom from years of experience in politics and youthful enthusiasm with distinctive, Polish flair.

A VIP reception will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Library Room and the dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Polish food will be provided by the Crossroads Café, and wines by the Aleksander Estate Winery.

Student group to offer information session on international internship

With the realities of today’s tight job markets, young people are looking for new ways to try the international job market on for size. However, going on an international internship can turn from exciting to nerve-racking without the right guidance.

AIESEC Windsor will hold an information session on Wednesday, November 21, at 2 p.m. in room 263, Chrysler Hall South, to discuss the organization and its role in the application process for international experience.

Business professor gains national recognition for mentorship

His volunteer work and leadership development in the Windsor community have earned professor Jim Marsh of the Odette School of Business recognition as one of Startup Canada’s Top 10 Mentor Rock Stars.

Business student Bradley Ouellette nominated Marsh for the Canada Mentorship Challenge hosted by Startup Canada, which enhances competitiveness and prosperity by supporting Canadian entrepreneurship.

Open House gives prospective students a little UWindsor experience

In what organizers are describing as the University of Windsor’s largest recruitment success yet, more than 3,000 high school students and their parents came from all over Ontario to Friday’s Fall Open House.

Sunny skies greeted visitors for tours of academic, residence and athletics facilities, presentations on programs and services, and a barbecue lunch served under four tents in the courtyard outside Dillon Hall. The Mark Calcott Band, an ensemble of UWindsor students, entertained guests as they enjoyed their lunch.