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Students at Derrydown Public School inToronto jump in the air while wearing yellow University of Windsor t-shirts.Students at Derrydown Public School in Toronto received stickers and t-shirts after their classmate Narren Sivasegaram wrote a letter to the University of Windsor with questions about its programs, campus and student experience.

Pupil gets personal presidential response to penned letter

More than 2,400 letters flow through the University of Windsor’s distribution services facility on an average day.

But it was a letter from Narren Sivasegaran that caught the attention of interim president Douglas Kneale.

“To whom it may concern,” the Grade 5 student carefully scribed in pencil. “I am writing to you to get information about your school because I may want to come to your school as a student when I am ready.”

Julie FaderUWindsor psychology grad Julie Fader received a Business Excellence Award for small company of the year for Head of the Class, a tutoring and educational support centre specializing in students with anxiety and ADHD.

UWindsor alumni recognized among best in the business

UWindsor alumni were well represented at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards sponsored by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.

student walking by Dillon HallThe UWindsor administration will produce a balanced budget to meet funding pressure with minimal impact on students, staff, faculty, and programs, says interim president Douglas Kneale.

Budgetary adjustments subject of presidential message

A message to the campus community promises to address revenue shortfalls with minimal impact on students, staff, faculty, and programs.

Douglas Kneale, Rima Asfour, Kim Nelson“Why Humanities?” competition winner Rima Asfour (centre) accepts congratulations from UWindsor interim president Douglas Kneale and Humanities Research Group director Kim Nelson.

Poetry pressed into service by Why Humanities? competition finalists

Political science student Rima Asfour won the “Why Humanities?” competition with an impassioned poem inspired by a horrific terrorist attack.

Craig Goodman, Veronika Mogyorody, Marcello Guarini, Sandra Aversa, Douglas Kneale, Drew DilkensWindsor mayor Drew Dilkens, right, presents the Built Heritage Award to Craig Goodman, principal, CS&P Architects Inc.; professor emeritus Veronika Mogyorody; dean Marcello Guarini of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Sandra Aversa, special advisor, major capital projects; and Douglas Kneale, interim UWindsor president.

Armouries restoration receives heritage recognition

The City of Windsor honoured the University’s restoration of the former Armouries with a 2019 Built Heritage Award.

UWindsor interim president Douglas Kneale extends thanks to Windsor Mold CEO Keith Henry for a donation to the University’s fundraising campaign.UWindsor interim president Douglas Kneale extends thanks to Windsor Mold CEO Keith Henry for a donation to the University’s fundraising campaign.

Manufacturer breaks the mold with visionary investment

Windsor Mold Group has made a significant gift in support of Place of Promise: the Campaign for the University of Windsor.

Douglas Kneale, Alex Besharat, Terry Roman, Charles Achampong, Sean White, Bill Anderson posing with large comically chequeUWindsor interim president Douglas Kneale and Cross-Border Institute director Bill Anderson flank Scotiabank officials Alex Besharat, senior vice-president and head of Canadian wealth management; Terry Roman, director and market lead of commercial banking; Charles Achampong, director of academic partnership engagement and sponsorship philanthropy; and Sean White, ScotiaMcLeod branch manager, director and wealth advisor.

Scotiabank funding to support UWindsor research into global trade

A $500,000 donation will fund the Scotiabank Global Financial Transactions Initiative at UWindsor’s Cross-Border Institute.