Events - October 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012 — 7:00 PM EDT
Across the Creek Logo featuring the logos of the four colleges surrounded by a creek

Join alumni from Renison University College and the three other university colleges 'across-the-creek' for an evening of fun and theatre in Stratford, Ontario.

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Featuring Dr. J.C. Blokhuis, Assistant Professor, Social Development Studies, this talk will examine the question:

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Congratulations to Timaj Garad, the recipient of the this year's Helmut Braun Post Secondary Scholarship Award. Garad, a Social Development Studies student, will be delivering the keynote address at fundraiser this Thursday, October 25.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Thinking about doing a Bachelor of Social Work Degree? Attend the BSW Admission Information Session!

The session will cover the following:

  • Admission requirements
  • Admission process
  • BSW academic and field education program

It will take place in the Dunker Family Lounge at Renison University College (240 Westmount Road N) on Tuesday, October 23 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 21, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Sunday, October 21 marks the first of three sessions for "Faith & the Feminine: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives." This series explores how the feminine is understood in scriptures, traditions, and social expectations in all three faiths.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Master of Social Work Information Session

Are you interested in pursuing your Master of Social Work? Have some questions that need to be answered? Join us on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 in the Dunker Family Lounge from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m.

Representatives from various Master of Social Work programs (including Renison's own School of Social Work representatives) will be presenting information regarding MSW program overviews, admission processes, and admission requirements for their respective schools.

Friday, October 12, 2012 — 12:00 PM EDT
Dr. Doug Cowan

What is the "social mind"?  How do we think as groups?  And what can cults, porn, and UFOs teach us about the way we think?

Thursday, October 11, 2012 — 10:30 AM to Sunday, October 21, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT
Cross of St. Lazarus

The Order of St. Lazarus will be holding their fall meeting on Sunday October 21, 2012 at Renison University College. The day will start with worship as they join the regular community at St. Bede's Chapel at Renison, where a flag will be dedicated on behalf of the order, and the chapel recognised as their Waterloo 'home'.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 — 7:30 PM EDT
Renison Town and Gown Society Logo

You're invited to the Fall Meeting of the Renison Town and Gown Society.

RSVP is required by Friday, September 28, 2012.  Please contact Caroline Tanswell by email or phone (519-884-4404 x28605).

Guest Speaker

Dr. Brian Hendley, Former Dean of Arts (University of Waterloo)

Title: "Philsophers as Educators" - My adventures in publishing

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