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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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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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New (and old) faces of WLUFA executive

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Dear Colleagues, Another Association election is now behind us and it’s netted us some really wonderful results. The first is that our trial use of Simply Voting for the last few … Continue reading

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2017 CAS award recognizes Kimberly Ellis-Hale and James Gerlach

By Michele Kramer, President. The WLUFA CAS Award was created to recognize the exemplary contributions a Member of the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit has made to the Association. This year, the WLUFA Executive unanimously voted to have the award … Continue reading

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To Contract Faculty: Thank You!

By Kimberly Ellis-Hale. Thank you for responding to all the flash surveys, for picking up and wearing your Contract Faculty t-shirts, for attending meetings, for voting both at the beginning and the end, for reading and sharing important emails, for tweeting … Continue reading

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