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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.

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