Korissa Williams

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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Video competition aims to discover student tech ideas

Students with an idea for a great new technology, innovation or start-up can take it to the next level through a video competition hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence.

The contest, open to all post-secondary students enrolled at an Ontario university or college, is a chance to put their ideas in front of the movers and shakers of the science and technology industry.

International scholar to offer session on graduate supervising and mentoring, March 16

How can graduate supervisors and mentors adjust their approach in order to communicate more effectively with their students? And what can instructors and supervisors do when an impasse or outright conflict arises?

Tracy C. Davis, professor and associate dean for academic affairs at Northwestern University, will offer a special presentation to faculty and staff on graduate supervising and mentoring, March 16 at 10 a.m.

March into savings at Document Imaging Centre

The Document Imaging Centre is offering a special incentive to use its services this month.

Any order placed in March will earn each customer a coupon worth 25 per cent off the next regular-priced order for black and white and colour impressions on any paper in stock, including wide-format posters.

The coupons are valid until April 27 and may not be used for typesetting, design, CourseWare, stationery or previously quoted jobs.

GEM Awards issues call for nominations

Do you know of a staff member from Student & International Affairs who “Goes the Extra Mile” and really made a difference for you or someone you know? If so, submit a nomination so that they can be recognized at the seventh annual appreciation luncheon.

Please click here to see the list of offices and staff that qualify for this award, and to access the on-line nomination form.

Job posting from Human Resources

The following Non Union Administration position is available to all applicants through Human Resources.

The following posting closes on Tuesday, March 6, at 4 p.m.

#2012-NU-01 Research Finance Manager, Financial Services – Research Finance

Homestyle station dishing up Mexican cuisine

The Marketplace food court’s multicultural week goes south of the border today with a Mexican menu featuring vegetable escabeche Dona Vito; bone-in chicken breast with apricot mole; and beef rib chili.

Thursday’s Italian celebration features chicken marsala with grape vine; homemade porcini-infused beef ragu with fresh egg tagliatelle; and tofu cacciatore.

The Marketplace food court serves lunch and dinner in the CAW Student Centre.

Campus mourns death of retiree

Campus flags will be lowered today in memory of retiree Corrado De Concini, who died Monday, February 27.

De Concini commenced working at the University of Windsor in 1969 as a custodian in Facility Services, a position he held until his retirement in 1988.