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Nicole Sassine

Five Lancers honoured with provincial awards in track and field

Ontario University Athletics named sprinter Nicole Sassine its outstanding female performer at the provincial track and field championship meet, one of five Lancers announced Tuesday as major award winners.

Sassine ran to four medals at the OUA tournament, including gold in the 300m and 4x200m relay, and silver in the 60m dash and 4x400m relay. The fourth-year human kinetics major earned 22.5 points for the Lancers, leading Windsor’s women to their third straight provincial title.

Deadline approaching for Volunteer Internship Program applications

UWindsor students who want to enhance their resumes with a professional and rewarding experience should consider the Centre for Career Education’s Volunteer Internship Program (VIP). The application deadline is March 15 to participate in the summer 2012 term.
Participants contribute 40 hours of volunteer work in a non-profit organization in the Windsor-Essex community and attend career development workshops and activities. In exchange, they get work-related experience, networking opportunities, and recognition on their academic transcripts.
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Summer Experience Program offers funding for youth work experience

Campus employers hoping to create summer positions under the province’s Summer Experience Program must submit their proposals no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, to Donna Menna, acting career development coordinator at the Center for Career Education.

The goal of the program is to provide entry-level work experience for Ontario youth to develop transferable career related skills. Positions must focus on activities such as customer service, regulatory or legislative requirements, policy and program delivery, information technology, and service contract management.

Job fair promises a partnership to the future

The job fair, “A Partnership to the Future,” will bring dozens of employers to campus today to meet with current students and alumni of University of Windsor and St. Clair College.

A joint project of the University of Windsor and St. Clair College, the fair runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Tuesday, January 24, in the St. Denis Centre.

It will offer the opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 60 companies representing several career fields, including:

Get Swabbed! University Challenge to register new stem cell donors

There are almost 1,000 Canadians currently searching for a matching stem cell donor, and organizers of an event on campus tomorrow want to know whether you could be the match that saves a life.

The University of Windsor is one of 20 campuses across the country participating in the Get Swabbed! Challenge, which invites students, faculty and staff to register for the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network.

Continuing Education Fair presents options for students

Hundreds of students discussed options for further study with representatives from dozens of institutions yesterday.

The Continuing Education Fair filled the CAW Student Centre Commons as patrons spoke face-to-face with admissions officers, recruiters, and faculty from across North America.

Third-year psychology student Stephanie Jackson said she plans to pursue graduate study and was glad to see how many options are available.

Fair a showcase for continuing education programs

The Centre for Career Education has partnered with the Faculty of Graduate Studies to host the university's sixth annual Continuing Education Fair Monday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre Commons.

Almost 40 educational institutions will showcase their graduate and post-graduate programs, providing University of Windsor students with the opportunity to interact with representatives from across North America and beyond. Attendees will learn about programs and application requirements, deadline dates and new initiatives.