- COMPUTING SERVICES - COURSES
Following is a free course for students, staff, and faculty being
Computing Services. FMI, or to register, call -4866, or visit the web
Internet Tour: Find information on and off campus using the
Netscape internet browser.
Tuesday, April 27, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- CONVERSATION CLASSES
Sign up for a conversation class in English, French, Japanese, or
which began this week, are held once a week for
eight weeks. $140 each. FMI, call the Centre for Second Language
Instruction at 966-4351.
- EDUCATIONAL STUDY TOUR - CUBA
This year's International Educational Study
Tour course [EDFDT 854.3/454.3] offered by the Department of Educational
be to Cuba, during term 1 of the Summer Session. Interested students from
are invited to apply. The course examines Cuba's turn to bio-intensive
ecotourism, renewable energy, and other ecologically
based developments. Space is limited to 12. FMI, contact
Bob Regnier at 966-7520 or Regnier@sask.usask.ca.
- U of S LAND USE STUDY - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE
On Tuesday, April 27, Calvin Brook, of Cochrane Brook Planning
Design, will give a presentation on the University's
land use and urban design study, in Marquis Hall, from 5 to 9 p.m., with
the presentation at
7 p.m. You are invited to attend and offer comments and input on the use
lands surrounding the main campus.
- MEMORIAL GATHERING - JOYCE MANTON
On Sunday, May 2, a memorial gathering in the form of a public
community celebration will
be held for Joyce Manton - head of Physical Therapy at the U of
S from 1965 to 1976 - at the Pike Lake Provincial
Park, where she lived for 18 years. Manton, who retired in
1986 and died last December, embraced life not only as
a professional but also as a painter, a
naturalist, a lover of animals, and a warm friend. At
the memorial, friends will give testimonies about her, an exhibition of
and photographs will be shown, and refreshments will be served. FMI about
the event or the
fund being established in her name, contact Liz
Scott at 966-6580 or Joanne or Dan Sydiaha at 382-0489.
- OBSERVATORY HOURS
The University's Observatory will be open to
the public on Saturday evenings from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. during the month of
clear evenings, visitors may view Venus and
several star clusters. FMI, phone the U of S
Astronomy Information Line at 966-6429.
- ORGANIZATION & EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS (3)
- POSTPONED: On Friday, May 7, from 1 p.m. to 4:30
p.m., faculty members are invited to join
facilitator Ruth Kinzel and panelists Gwenna
Moss, Lorrie Sippola, Peter
Stoicheff and Tom Wishart for "Juggling the Many Demands
of Academic Life," a look at strategies for
finding balance in life. Register by May 3 with
Barbara Meier (HRD) at 966-6272.
- Back by popular demand: the
Pre-Retirement Planning program. The morning of
Tuesday, May 11, focuses on "Being Healthy,
Staying Healthy." The afternoon session is
entitled "Financial Workshops for Individual Investors."
The Thursday, May 13, morning session looks at "CPP, EI and Revenue
afternoon one examines "Wills & Estates and
Retirement Matters." To register, call Barbara
Meier (HRD) at 966-6272 by May 3. These
seminars are free and open to all employees and
- Carol Stevenson Seller, adult
educator and partner in People Focus, will guide
the "Pausing For Perspective On Your Career
and Life Path" two-day workshop on Thursday,
June 17, and Thursday, June 24. This workshop is for any employee
diminished spark and energy or needing to reflect
on career desires, hopes, and opportunities. Complete the registration
form in the
Partners in Learning brochure and forward it by June
3 to Barbara Meier (HRD), or call 966-6272
to obtain a registration form.
HRD acknowledges provincial special initiatives funds for
these three workshops.
Note: the Essential Leadership Skills workshop planned for May 18
25 has been cancelled.
- RETIREMENT BANQUET
The University's Annual Retirement Banquet
for retiring faculty, administrative, and support staff will be held on
Friday, April 30, at
Marquis Hall. Reception 7 p.m., banquet 7:45 p.m.
- RETIREMENT DINNER - STEWARTS
On Friday, May 14, the College of Agriculture will be holding a
retirement dinner for
John and Ann Stewart, in Marquis Hall,
in anticipation of Dean Stewart's retirement this year. Tickets, at $20
each, are available at
the Agriculture Kiosk or by calling 966-7881.
- ST. ANDREW'S COLLEGE - CONVOCATION
"We Are Called To Be The Church" will
take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, at St. Paul's United Church,
Saskatoon. Receiving the degree of Doctor of Divinity, honoris
causa, will be Mary Jo Leddy, Toronto;
Stewart MacTavish, Saskatoon; and
Betty Marlin, Winnipeg. All who are interested are invited
- STUDENT BIOTECHNOLOGY EXHIBIT
On Friday - Saturday, May 7 - 8, 12 qualifying Saskatoon-region
students will exhibit
their findings in the first Connaught Student Biotechnology Exhibition in
the foyer of
the Agriculture Building. The public is invited
to view the exhibits from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on the Saturday. See separate story.
- TOASTMASTERS CLUB - SASKATOON DISTRICT HEALTH
Improve your communication skills. Saskatoon District Health has
a Toastmasters Club. U of S staff and students are invited to become
are held Tuesdays from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the RUH. FMI, call
Joanne Franko at 655-6796 or Karen
Levesque at 655-1505.
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