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FAIR EMPLOYMENT WEEK AT STFX by Martin Sastri

This article, written by Martin Sastri, originally appeared in the Fall 2016 Issue of the Beacon. Fair Employment Week is an annual campaign promoted by the Canadian Association of University Teachers. Taking its origins from a state-wide mobilization of instructors at community colleges in California, Fair Employment Week has grown to become an annual week of […]

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Reminders

Reminders, written by Susan MacKay, originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon.   The StFXAUT provides a Student Bursary equal to the cost of one six-credit course for an undergraduate student with demonstrable financial need. In your conversations with students about financial aid, please remind them of this possibility. The deadline to […]

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Equity in the Classroom

Written by Rhonda Semple, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. September is welcomed by most academics with a mixture of excitement about the promise of new courses and fresh minds, and the resignation that not all (or any) of our great new assignments will work as planned and that […]

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Reminders

From Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon The deadline to submit the StFXAUT Sponsorship Application Form is October 1st. The StFXAUT invites sponsorship requests from organizations committed to education, labour, social justice, and community development. The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) offers Health and Dental Benefits for Retirees. To learn more about monthly premiums for residents of […]

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President’s Message

Full transcript of the President’s Report presented at the Annual General Meeting of the StFXAUT membership on May 4, 2016 by Brad Long Welcome everyone. My report consists simply of several updates from my vantage as President, a few reminders, and a few words of thanks. I’ll start with a note about students. One of the […]

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2016 StFXAUT Book Prize Award

The StFXAUT offers a book prize consisting of a cash award of $200 and a book, selected by the StFXAUT Book Prize Committee, awarded annually at Spring Convocation to two graduating students of high academic standing who demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice advocacy and community development. This year’s winners are Nathan Chiarlitti and Mariah Richard. Please visit this […]

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President’s Message

Written by Brad Long, this article first appeared in the Winter 2016 edition of The Beacon. I’m pleased to once again introduce our quarterly Beacon to all of our members. I hope you find this to be an informative and engaging vehicle for coming together in this collective enterprise we call the StFXAUT. Since our last […]

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The Looming Attack on Course Enrollment

Written by Brad Long I just wrapped up a meeting with an international student who wanted to discuss potential areas of research for his honours thesis. In this chat he remarked upon his brief experience at StFX and what made it “

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Unionversity Poster Launch to Commemorate Labour Day

The StFXAUT, in collaboration with the Students’ Union Executive Team, NSGEU, UNIFOR, and CUPE, are very pleased to launch the Unionversity poster campaign.  

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TransformUS: Even Worse than Predicted

Howe, Eric. “TransformUS: Even Worse than Predicted.” University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, January 20, 2014. Web.

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