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Century Club

I am struggling with the notion of the Century Club.  It indicates age or rather aging bodies.  There’s no certificate from the Queen for having crossed the 100 line nor is there any personal pride.  All it does is say … Continue reading

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Mental health: helping our students

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) By Anne-Marie Allison, Mathematics The recent suicides of students at nearby universities (two at UW and four at UG this academic year) are a somber reminder of the profound importance … Continue reading

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Century club inductees

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Having taught 100 or more courses at Laurier is worthy of recognition in and of itself but, when that milestone is reached by a Contract Faculty member it is a testament to … Continue reading

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Some days I feel overwhelmed

By Kimberly Ellis-Hale , Sociology. Some days I feel overwhelmed. Between students asking for support and understanding, Accessible Learning’s term-long student accommodation updates, Dean of Student’s requests for additional student-related consideration, and URGENT-student-related-notices, I very rarely feel that I have … Continue reading

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WLUFA equity and diversity town hall a success

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) By Laurie Jacklin , Society, Culture & Environment & Michele Kramer, President. The issue of equity has been on most faculty association agendas for quite some time, but it has … Continue reading

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Full-time faculty and Librarians meet your Negotiating Team!

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Azim Essaji, Economics, Co-chair Sheila McKee-Protopapas, ED, Co-chair Andrew Herman, Communications Glenda Wall, Sociology Joanne Oud, Library With the June 30th expiry of the Collective Agreement (CA) for Full-Time Faculty … Continue reading

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Fight for $15 & fairness on the Brantford campus

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2) By Eddie Sauvé, MA Candidate, Social Justice and Community Engagement. This term, students at Laurier-Brantford have begun a campaign for the Fight for $15 & Fairness. Provincially the movement is … Continue reading

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