Saturday, December 8, 2012 — 7:00 PM EST
Discover Atlantic - The Changing of Seasons

Come to Renison's Great Hall to experience Discover Atlantic's exciting new album:

'The Changing of Seasons'

Featuring Renison's own Adam Jasim!

All are welcome! No cover will be charged.

Friday, December 7, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Book cover

Social Development Studies and McGill-Queen’s University Press are pleased to announce the publication of

Democracy’s Angels: The Work of Women Teachers

by Kristina R. Llewellyn. 

Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Toronto FC Logo

Renison University College invites you and a guest to experience the state of the art training facility for the Toronto Football Club – the “KIA Training Ground” – and hear fellow alumna Maria Soklis, (BA’91 SDS, and proud recipient of an Honorary Senior Fellowship from Renison University College) Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KIA Canada talk about how she is working to drive change in the automotive industry.

Saturday, December 1, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Saturday, December 1 marks the final 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.

Friday, November 30, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

“Loose Lips Sink Schools - The Threat of Teacher Talk to Democracy”

DR. KRISTINA LLEWELLYN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, RENISON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30TH, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. | DUNKER FAMILY LOUNGE

Saturday, November 24, 2012 — 1:00 PM EST
Child writing in Japanese

Open House and Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents

This year, Sakura Japanese Language School is open to children ages four to seven. Next year, we are planning to launch an additional class for older students. Please come and see our resource rich child-friendly environment!

Registration is not necessary. Prospective students are welcome too. Parking is available.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 7:30 PM EST
East West Concert Series

Sound is a powerful medium for the evoking of emotion, thoughts and memories.  But images often have the greatest emotional impact.

Renison University College welcomes you to join us at Conrad Grebel University College for the Fall 2012 instalment of the East West Concert Series.

Music and images to be explored include excerpts from: 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
100th Grey Cup Festival Logo

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Thank you for the incredible amount of interest shown for this event. You might also be interested in the Renison Alumni Event at the Toronto FC's Kia Training Ground on December 6, 2012.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Fiesta Fundraiser

Please join us as we celebrate International Week on campus! Renison will host the Fiesta Fundraiser on Tuesday, November 13 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in Renison's Great Hall Cafeteria. There will be Mexican food and drinks for sale (bring your toonies!), free activities, and information about Renison's Canada-Mexico International Learning Experience (CMILE), a program that takes students into the heart of Mexico to promote awareness of cross-cultural issues and a deeper understanding of issues of social justice.

Monday, November 12, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Join men's basketball coach Greg Francis for dinner in Renison's Great Hall Cafeteria on Monday, November 12! After sharing a meal, Coach Francis will deliver a talk and then open up the floor for a question and answer period.

The event is open to everyone; you can either purchase your dinner at Renison's cafeteria or bring your own! (Renison residents can attend for free.) Seating is limited.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Saturday, November 10 marks the second 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.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 — 7:30 PM EST

Please join Renison Professor Idrisa Pandit as she takes part in the Abrahamic Faith Forum. The forum will explore Jesus in the three faith traditions - Jewish, Christian and Muslim.  This forum has been in place for several years, and allows scholars of the three Abrahamic faith traditions to come together and engage in dialogue over common themes or personalities from their faith traditions.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

This upcoming Saturday, November 3, Renison and the University of Waterloo will be throwing open their doors and inviting you to visit! This would be a great time to come and learn more about Renison's programs and residence.

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

Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
East Asian Festival poster.  Bamboo with an orange and purple background.

Join Renison University College in celebrating the Festival. Experience the vibrant cultures of China, Japan and Korea with live performances and demonstrations, music, food, and educational and interactive booths.  

Free admission. Fun for the whole family.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
A table covered with baked goods and pots of tea.

The first of the monthly ‘teas’ for the year takes place outside Renison's Ministry Centre.

This month we will be serving ‘high tea’ – Earl Grey tea and scones with cream and jam. 

Sunday, September 9, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Emblem for Canada

Come one, come all!

Renison University College invites you and your family to attend our Diamond Jubilee Celebration, recognizing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years as Queen of Canada and honouring those people associated with the college who have received the Diamond Jubilee Medal.

RSVPs are appreciated.  You can contact Brendon Bedford by email or by phone (519-884-4404 x28657)

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