Renison Professor Dan Andreae wins prestigious awards for his work in health care, education

GG David Johnston gives an award to Professor Dan Andreae

Professor Dan Andreae received the Governor Generals Caring Canadian Award for his exceptional contribution to Canadian society including volunteering, inspirational community leadership and excellence in education.

Professor Andreae, Adjunct Associate Professor in Social Development Studies, said that His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston had warm words for Renison.

“I was standing next to him as they were reading the citation and it was announced that I am an adjunct associate professor at Renison. He beamed and put his hand on my arm and said, ‘Say hi to the gang at Renison. It is a jewel of a school’.”

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Social Work Week Events

Renison's School of Social Work will be celebrating Social Work Week with a variety of events that are open to the public. 

Visual Display and Word Imagery
Monday, March 2 to Friday March 6, 2015
Location: Link Hallway
Celebrate Social Work Week. Write a word, phrase, or sentence that best describes a social worker. Open to all.

Workshop on Mobilizing Strengths through Art
Monday, March 2, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Great Hall Extension
Presentations and hands-on experience on Art & Sprituality for Healing Practice (Dr. Wendy Fletcher), Art & Voice (Dr. Trish Van Katwyk), Art & Narrative (Ms. Supria Karmakar). Open to all. Read more about this event. RSVP to Ann Dennis by February 23. 

Interprofessional Student Panel
Thursday, March 5, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 pm
​Location: St. Jerome's, room 2017
Student panelists from health-related programs including Social Work will discuss their perspectives on a case. Open to interested students, field instructors, and the Renison community.

BSW Lunch & Learn
Friday, March 6, 2015
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: REN 2106
Learn about OASW, Social Work, and community engagement (by Ms. Kristine Allison, Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries), and have fun with some trivia questions.

Condolences to the Schmidt family

We are sad to announce the passing of Grace Schmidt on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Grace was the tutor at Renison’s Writing Centre (6 hours/week) from 2009- 2013. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to her family and friends.

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