About 60 students in grades 1 and 2 from Blenheim’s St. Anne Catholic School enjoyed a field trip to the UWindsor campus June 21.
— Published on Jul 2nd, 2013
Hosting guidance counsellors from across the province will give the University of Windsor a chance to showcase its campus and city amenities, says Katia Benoit, acting director of student recruitment.
Regional Dialogue will bring representatives from every Ontario university to the Centre for Engineering Innovation on Friday, May 3, to meet with high school guidance counsellors.
— Published on May 2nd, 2013
Saying she hopes to work with faculties and departments to meet their student recruitment goals, Katia Benoit is looking forward to expanding recruitment in the US while continuing a focus on key regions in Ontario.
Benoit, a liaison officer since 2000 and a two-time UWindsor grad (BSc 2000, M.Ed 2008), recently took up an appointment as acting director of student recruitment. In this role, she will manage UWindsor student outreach efforts within Canada and the US.
— Published on Apr 17th, 2013
Stops at seven cities through Ontario will provide UWindsor applicants with information about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, residence, student life on campus, as well as what makes Windsor’s learning-centred environment distinctive.
The receptions are aimed at applying students and their families. Current students, faculty and staff offer them a chance to learn more about academic programs and student life at the University of Windsor.
— Published on Apr 5th, 2013
Justine Bergen was glad to lend a hand during the UWindsor Open House on Friday.
The fourth-year biology student stood outside the northwest corner of Essex Hall, directing visitors to the free lunch in Vanier Hall, and from there to presentations on academic programs held in buildings across the campus.
“It’s nice to be able to help them out,” she said. “Some of them go by, looking like they know where they’re going, but others are holding their maps trying to get oriented.”
— Published on Mar 11th, 2013
The Office of Liaison and Student Recruitment has taken up temporary residence in room 204, Odette Building, while it awaits completion of the Welcome Centre.
“This move puts us in a more highly visible and accessible location,” says recruitment officer Katia Benoit. “It will make it easier for prospective students and their families to find us, as well as putting us in the heart of the new and exciting physical changes that are happening across campus.”
— Published on Jan 8th, 2013
Though it may be a more anonymous, behind-the-scenes sort of job, a third-year Windsor law student is looking forward to the opportunity of getting a rare glimpse into the legal decisions made by the highest court in the land.
Alana Longmoore learned earlier this year that beginning next September she’ll start a coveted clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, making her only the sixth UWindsor student to secure such a position dating back to 1986 when the Faculty of Law started keeping records.
— Published on Sep 22nd, 2011