Friday, May 31, 2019

Member achieved her goals with SEG funding

Lynn Long finding the writer inside herself

When the Staff Enhancement Grant committee met last December, they reviewed many applications from members seeking funding. Among the recipients they chose was Lynn Long. who works at the Centre for Teaching Excellence. In her own words, here is Lynn's experience:

Through the generosity of the Staff Enhancement Grant, I was able to partially cover the cost of taking MAIS 616 “Writing the Self: The Experience and Potential of Writing for the Purpose of Personal Development” through Athabasca University.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Staff Excellence Fund proposals wanted

Do you have an idea that could improve the health and workplace for UW staff?  We would like to invite UWSA members to submit proposals for projects to be funded by the Staff Excellence Fund (SEF).

The SEF is administered by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Staff Compensation (PACSC).  UW has given staff the opportunity to provide input regarding funding of worthy projects in the areas of:

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Apply for a Staff Enhancement Grant

Are you pursuing a personal development opportunity for which you would like funding assistance?  As a member of the UWSA you may apply for the Staff Enhancement Grant.

The next application deadline is June 1, 2019.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Take part in the Employee Engagement Survey

Watch for survey release May 1

Have your say about the workplace and culture here at the University of Waterloo by participating in the Employee Engagement Survey, coming on May 1st. The survey is an excellent opportunity to share your ideas, feedback and insights around your experience as a member of Waterloo’s staff.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Stratford Festival Early Bird Offer

stratford poster

Prefer aisle seats? Just add $5 per seat to upgrade

Book before April 30 to access and enjoy great deals on B seating for spring performances to June 24th!

The STAR promo code for this offer is: 85542

Book online or call the box office at 1-800-567-1600

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Members invited to Columbia Sportswear company store

Invitation to save

With the winter days gradually getting longer, we get more time to spend outdoors! Whether it’s hiking, skiing or planning your next adventure, we’ve got you covered. Columbia’s Winter End of Season Sale is wrapping up to make room for our Spring line, so now is your last chance to stock up on discounted cold-weather styles, while getting your first look into our latest and greatest apparel.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Staff Conference draw winner announced

Rose with Jessica

Jessica Jordao wins Ipad

The 2019 Staff Conference was held April 8 and 9, and we hope you were able to attend all, or at least part of this fantastic event. UWSA is a proud sponsor of these annual conferences. This year, our corporate partner, Johnson Insurance sponsored a draw for an Ipad Mini 4 and everyone who visited the UWSA table in STC was able to enter their name for a chance to win. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Staff offered discount to see Harlem Globetrotters

Patrick Ward is with the Harlem Globetrotters. They are playing in Kitchener on April 10th and he has extended a discount offer on tickets to all of the faculty and staff at The University of Waterloo!

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Personal training offer from GoodLife

Limited time offer




Monday, February 4, 2019

Analyzing bigotry

On the Rhetoric of Bigotry

Sometimes it seems that the only difference between "bigotry" and "strong conviction" is whether the person applying the term approves of the conviction's content. In this talk, John Corvino gives a clarifying analysis of "bigotry" and its cognates, emphasizing the social function of attributions of bigotry.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019 — 3:30 PM TO 5:00 PM EST

HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities

Room 373

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