News archive - September 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Renison welcomes two new faculty members

Renison has recently welcomed two new faculty to its Social Development Studies program and the School of Social Work

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

EFAS and GEAR practice English skills with fun excursion to Laser Quest

EFAS and GEAR students group photo at Laser Quest

Last Wednesday, September 21, our English for Academic Success (EFAS) and General English at Renison (GEAR) students embarked on a fun adventure to Laser Quest Kitchener to play a couple of rounds of laser tag with our English Language

Monday, September 26, 2016

Challenging and transformative interfaith engagement launching this fall at Renison

colourful stained glass

Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, with support from the Anglican Foundation of Canada, is set to launch a three-month interfaith series exploring how we theologically approach and process the "darkness" of evil and oppression perpetrated with religious sanction or in the name of religion. 
 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

New research studies the importance of Participatory Action Research in bringing about a change in discourse surrounding health

Venn diagram of Participatory Action Research

In an article published last week in the Journal of Progressive Human Services (August), professors Trish Van Katwyk and Rachelle Ashcroft study the importance of using Participatory Action Research (PAR) to fill a gap in health r

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wellness Series offered to students, staff and faculty

Craft supplies set up in the Dunker Family Lounge

As we settle into the academic year, we invite you to attend the Wellness Series. This is a space to relax, de-stress, and create that’s open to all students studying and/or living at Renison, as well as staff and faculty.

The fall series starts on Wednesday September 21 and runs every Wednesday from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Dunker Family Lounge (except for Nov 9 and Christmas break). There’s no need to register--just drop in to enjoy and practice wellness with:

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