Golden anniversary banners on buildings across campus bear images from the University’s history.
— Published on Oct 28th, 2013
Registration is now open for the University of Windsor’s 50th Anniversary weekend, Thursday to Sunday, September 19 to 22.
— Published on Jun 27th, 2013
UWindsor offices vacating the Assumption University building next week may be difficult to contact during their relocation.
Among the affected offices are University Campaign, Public Affairs and Communications, Alumni Affairs, Alumni and Donor Records and special events manager Mary-Ann Rennie. Operation of the online photo library database may also be disrupted.
— Published on Apr 12th, 2013
A series of billboards celebrating the University’s 50th anniversary are part of an awareness campaign to involve the local community in September’s events, says Holly Ward, UWindsor’s chief communications officer.
“Windsor is home to thousands of alumni, so naturally we want to make sure local residents save the date in their calendars and plan to join us in September,” she says. “The University is an important part of the region and we want the community to know that everyone is invited to the celebration; it’s not only for our alumni.”
— Published on Mar 28th, 2013
A cupcake giveaway Wednesday in the CAW Student Centre served its purpose of bringing attention to the University’s 50th anniversary, organizers say.
“We had a really nice turnout,” says chief communications officer Holly Ward. “It is important for us to make sure the campus community is aware of what we’re doing. We will be launching advertising soon, but the current students and employees are really a core part of the celebration.”
— Published on Mar 21st, 2013
The campus community is invited to join the celebration as the Office of Public Affairs launches an awareness campaign this week to highlight the University's 50th anniversary celebration weekend coming in September.
— Published on Mar 19th, 2013
Attendees at Friday’s event to celebrate the University of Windsor’s takeover of the former Windsor Star buildings will be entertained by a band of music students.
The jazz group the Udder Guys—house band at the Milk Coffee Bar—will be playing while students and alumni, faculty and staff, and community members gather for a mass crowd photo in front of the buildings at the corner of Pitt and Ferry streets in downtown Windsor.
— Published on Nov 29th, 2012
The University invites students, faculty, staff and supporters to “Say Cheese for the Keys” at noon on Friday, November 30, as it takes possession of the Windsor Star buildings at the corner of Ferry and Pitt streets.
— Published on Nov 21st, 2012
You don’t need an excuse to be nice, but you’ll have one anyway this Friday, November 9: the WindsorEssex Community Foundation has designated it Random Act of Kindness Day.
Individuals and groups are encouraged to perform one simple act of kindness for someone else—neighbours, friends, co-workers, or someone they don’t even know—and hand them a card, inspiring them to do the same.
— Published on Nov 7th, 2012
A marketing campaign rolling out this month depicts the decision process students undertake when choosing a university, and reassures them that they won’t get lost in the crowd at the University of Windsor.
The campaign ranges across a number of media in southwestern Ontario markets, says chief communications officer Holly Ward. Print advertising includes daily and community newspapers, placards in public transit and posters in shopping malls. Commercials will run before movies in cinemas and on radio stations.
— Published on Oct 25th, 2012