News archive - December 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Renison White Elephant staff and faculty gift exchange

Residence Director Jeff Newell opens his white elephant gift

a bit of fun before we pack up for the holidays...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Just Like You* set to launch final videos over the holidays

Just like you* but with fur screenshot

For the past few weeks, This Week at Renison has been following the launch of the Just Like You* campaign from the International Anthropomorphic Research Project (FurScience.com), which began on Thursday, December 1 (and has now been viewed tens of thousands of times and been virally shared on CBC News) to promote p

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Renison Principal invited to China to discuss areas of common interest and exchange

Wendy Fletcher is greeted in China

At the beginning of December, Renison's Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Wendy Fletcher toured several universities and cultural sites in China while delivering lectures and attending the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conference as the featured artist for 2016.
 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Happy holidays from Renison!

Happy Holidays from Renison! (Closed for the holidays)

By this time, most of you are probably packing up, moving out, or winding down for the holidays. Together let’s celebrate the end of a productive semester in which we have made new friends, learned more about each other, and continued the legacy of the close-knit community Renison is known for. Please accept our best wishes for happy holidays and another successful year in 2017. 
 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Residence life at Renison from the perspective of twin sisters living together

twin baby strollers

Renison is known as a small, close-knit community with a family atmosphere. In its 220-bed residence, students are put together on floors of roughly 25 students with an upper-year student "don" who is available as a role model.
 
This year Renison`s "family atmosphere" has taken on a literal meaning for two residents. Allie and Maddy Leadbetter are twin sisters who live together here, and This Week at Renison recently caught up with them to find out more about their experience.

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