Judy Bornais

Esteemed scholars honoured for their quality teaching

Judy BornaisNursing professor Judy Bornais is one of two recipients of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching honoured during the University’s 107th Convocation ceremonies.

The Alumni Association conferred teaching awards on professors Jeremey Rawson and Judy Bornais during Convocation.

Faculty-led symposium to explore practices for teaching large classes

Instructors from across campus will come together to explore and exchange effective practices in large-class teaching at “Effectively Teaching in Large Classes: A Symposium of Ideas,” on Friday, November 18.

Organized by faculty members Judy Bornais of nursing and Julie Smit of biological sciences, the event came about as each of them was independently planning to bring a speaker on the topic to campus.

“When we discovered we were on the same track, we thought, why not make a full day of it?” says Bornais.

Technology day presentation to include tour of nursing simulation centre

A tour of the simulation spaces in the Medical Education Building and Toldo Health Education Centre is one of the highlights of Campus Technology Day, Thursday, May 16.

Nursing instructors Judy Bornais and Debbie Rickeard will guide participants through the faculty’s Simulation Centre, which offers students authentic simulated learning experiences so they can apply theory to practice and learn to safely care for future patients.

Two-time winner earns provincial recognition for mentoring student nurses

Peer education is the most effective form of health promotion, says Judi Wilson, which is why she feels student nurses working with her are the backbone of the program.

“I am fortunate that the Faculty of Nursing can send students to work with me,” says Wilson, health promotion nurse in Student Health Services. “I don’t know how my office could function without them.”