Staff News (Communiqué)

(Aug 20, 2014) -

The Strategic Plan Work Group 1.4 whose mandate is to expand support to employees and learners to facilitate learner success”, is proud to announce a new and exciting PD opportunity beginning this September. The Facilitating Student Success Certificate will consist of a series of workshops that will be open to all Confederation College employees ...

(Aug 21, 2014) -

Please join the staff of the Learning Resources Division for coffee and cake to celebrate Lillian Vollum’s career and retirement on Friday, August 29th beginning at 9:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. in Room 153 (Student Success). 

Lillian first began her career with the College in 1977 as the Manager of Financial Aid.  In 1983, Lillian moved to ...

(Aug 21, 2014) -

Jim Madder, President of Confederation College, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from college employee, Ashleigh Quarrell.  After making a donation, Jim got chilly for ALS.  Way to go Jim!!  

(Aug 20, 2014, Thunder Bay) -

As the new Manager of the Teaching and Learning Centre, it is my pleasure to announce that we are offering several of our Faculty Orientation and Training sessions this week and next as credits towards our Instructional Skills Workshop Certificate (ISWC)!

Please take a look at our Faculty Orientation and Training Schedule and note the courses marked ISWC. These sessions are available to all faculty (new, full-time, part-time and sessional) in Thunder Bay and throughout the region via video streaming and Blackboard Collaborate.

Please register for these sessions on our Eventbrite Registration page ...

For many faculty, there is an opportunity to earn up to six credits for your ISWC, or 75% towards completion

(Aug 20, 2014) -

Office Administrators can easily order new college name tags ONLINE for Confederation College employees. We want our employees to be easily identifiable to students and other employees. If you don't have a name tag, request that your Office Administrator order a name tag for you. 
For more information and to order nametags ...
www.confederationc.on.ca/nametags 

(Aug 20, 2014, Thunder Bay) -

Would you like to open your home to an international student during their studies at Confederation College? We are currently seeking hosts for our waitlisted homestay students who are from countries including India, Bangladesh, Brazil, China and Ghana. Homestay is a great way to show hospitality and enjoy a cultural exchange. The Homestay Program helps international students learn about Canadian values, traditions, and daily life, while practicing their language skills in a Canadian home. 

What does it mean to be a Host? ...

(Aug 20, 2014) -

The College is pleased to announce that Vivian Siciliano is the new Nurse Practitioner in the Health Centre. 

Vivian brings 19 years of varied clinical experience, most recently as Clinical Lead of Surgical Programs for the Regional Bariatric Program, and as a Faculty Member for NOSM.  She has provided care as a Nurse Practitioner in community mental health, adolescent health care, and in various trauma settings. 

Vivian will be delivering clinics  Monday to Thursday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M..

The Health Centre is also pleased to once again have the support of a Practical Nurse to assist with immunizations ...