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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Important Parking Notice

Parking lot construction at Renison

Reconstruction of our parking lot has been approved. The project has been tendered and awarded to Kieswetter Excavating/Schorn Consulting.

The benefits of the reconstructed parking lot will be: improved lighting, drainage, aesthetics and additional parking for our guests.

The first phase, geological testing, is already underway. The second phase is scheduled to start May 1 and achieve substantial completion August 15. There will be nearly no on-site parking May 1 through August 15. No access to the current lot is planned as of May 1.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

President Fletcher carries University of Waterloo mace at convocation

Wendy Fletcher holds the mace of the University of Waterloo, while standing next the Waterloo's president, Feridun Hamdullahpur

Last week, Renison's president, Dr. Wendy L. Fletcher, was selected to serve as the macebearer for the Arts convocation at the University of Waterloo. This is a role steeped in history and full of symbolism.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Three of eight LITE grants awarded to Renison faculty for innovative teaching projects

The Office of the Associate Vice President, Academic and the Centre for Teaching Excellence have announced the recipients of the latest round of Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) seed grants. Three of the eight grants were awarded to Renison University College faculty.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Renison student takes first prize in Canada National Japanese Speech Contest

Photo of Elli Li holding certificate

Elli Li, an Accounting and Finanical Management student who is also studying the Japanese language at Renison, has won first place in the Intermediate Category at the 29th Canada National Japanese Speech Contest.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Renison professor awarded UWaterloo Faculty Association's Equity and Inclusivity Award

Professor Christine Logel stands with other award recipients, VIPs, representatives.

Renison Professor Christine Logel, along with three other awardees, is the recipient of this year’s Equity and Inclusivity Award, presented by the Equity Committee of the University of Waterloo’s Faculty Association. Rather than present only one award, the committee felt that it needed to break with tradition and select multiple winners given the number and quality of nominees.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Renison students dominate Chinese Proficiency Competition once again

At this year’s Ontario-Manitoba University Students Chinese Proficiency Competition, Hannah Gardiner and Daniel Afzal, students in Renison’s Culture and Language Studies department, won the First Prize and Excellency Award respectively.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Jewinski English Language Hub named for founder of Renison English Language Institute

Judi Jewinski standing in front of a sign that reads "Jewinski English Language Hub"

Judi Jewinski began her time at the University of Waterloo as a student in 1970 and soon after began teaching here at Renison in 1973. Over 47 years, her impact on the College and the University has been substantial.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Renison celebrates 59th anniversary, presents honours

(Back)Judi Jewinski, Ron Champion, Janet Menard, Peter Townshend (Front)Rosalyn Elm, Elizabeth Matthews, May Yan, Wendy Fletch

Back Row (L-R): Judi Jewinski, Ron Chapmion, Janet Menard, Peter Townshend  Front Row: Rosalyn Elm, Elizabeth Matthews, May Yan, Wendy Fletcher

On May 5, the Renison community gathered to celebrate the College’s 59th anniversary. It was an afternoon of celebration which included honouring individuals for their contributions to Renison, to the community, and to public service.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Renison alumna and Deputy Minister of Community and Social Services presents talk on leadership in social policy

Renison was proud to welcome alumna Janet Menard (BA, Applied Social Sciences ’75), who is the Deputy Minister of Community and Social Services back to the College. Deputy Minister Menard presented a talk to the Renison community on Leadership in Social Policy.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Afternoon Exams Cancelled

Due to severe weather, all afternoon and evening exams have been cancelled Saturday, April 14.  Renison University College will be closed Sunday, April 15th.

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