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Monday, October 16, 2017

Invisible disabilities week speaker (and alumnus) interviewed on CBC radio

Rick Green with a Renison flag

Rick Green will be joining us at Renison University College (Renison) tomorrow October 17, to talk to us about his experience of getting a degree with ADHD. Green was diagnosed years after graduation but has insightful information and advice to share with everyone.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A message to our friends and colleagues from Mexico

Canada and Mexico hands locked together

In the wake of two powerful and devastating earthquakes in Mexico over the past two weeks, the entire community of Renison University College extends its sincere condolences to all those affected.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New 300 level Korean language classes offered by East Asian Studies

Korean cityscape

Korean Language and Culture Studies is pleased to announce two new advanced Korean language courses.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Confucius Institute celebrates 10th anniversary

Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary ribbon cutting

The Confucius Institute in Waterloo, based at Renison University College, celebrated its tenth anniversary on July 12, 2017. A celebration was held at the College to commemorate this special occasion and to recognize the good work the Confucius Institute has done in furthering the understanding and appreciation of both the language and culture of China at the University of Waterloo and in the KW community.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Interactions with “interspirituality”

Darrol Bryant in India

Distinguished Professor Emeritus M. Darrol Bryant, Director of Renison’s Centre for Dialogue and Spirituality in the World’s Religions, has contributed to a work entitled Mature Interspirituality: Wayne Teasdale’s Nine Elements and Beyond. The reflection discusses his views and thoughts on an interspirituality retreat in Somerset, Kentucky in 2016.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Renison Institute of Ministry director selected to participate in symbolic Indigenous treaty enactment

Marilyn Malton

Marilyn Malton, director of the Renison Institute of Ministry (RIM), has been selected to take part in a symbolic enactment of the Two Row treaty, a canoe trip taking place from July 21 to 28.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Distinguished Alumnus appointed to Order of Canada

Rick Green at Renison Founders Day 2017

Renison University College’s most recent Distinguished Alumnus, Rick Green, was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (insignia seen below) on June 30, 2017.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Preserving collective memory of Renison: VoiceThread Project

Students show project done through VoiceThread

Tony Tin (Renison Librarian), Daniel Bratton (Renison Faculty), and Kyle Scholz (Centre for Teaching Excellence) have been involved in a VoiceThread pilot project during the Winter 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Renison professor serves as historical consultant for new “Boat People” Heritage Minute

Vinh Nguyen

Renison professor Vinh Nguyen has served as a historical consultant for the most recent Heritage Minute describing the story of the “boat people” refugees that came to Canada from Southeast Asia beginning in the late 1970s. The 60,000 cohort of “boat people” in 1979-1980 was the largest single intake of refugees in Canadian history.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Renison board officially names "new" building, now the "North Building"

North building on Renison's campus

On June 28, Renison’s Board of Governors selected the “North Building” as the name for the newest building on Renison’s campus.

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