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2017 VIUFA Community Engagement Award

2017 VIUFA Community Engagement Award
  The time has come once again, VIUFA members, to nominate a student for the fourth annual Community Engagement Award. As you know, the $1,000 award honours students who have made a positive contribution to Vancouver Island University campus life through activism and community engagement. The award will be given to an outstanding student (or two students depending on the number of...

C.I.E.L. Posting

You may or may not have seen a current Posting [#17-4006] for the position of “Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist” in the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning. It is posted as a temporary full-time position to run from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2019. If you are interested after reviewing the posting description and the required qualifications, please...

Fall 2016 – Internal Funding Oppor...

Dear VIUFA Members: Please click on the following link to access the updated (to Fall 2016) spreadsheet showing all internal funding opportunities for VIUFA members. http://www.viufa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/VIUFA-Interal-Funding-Opps-Chart-Fall-2016.pdf Follow

2016 Regular Faculty Handbook

Welcome to all new and returning regular VIUFA faculty members! Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the 2016 VIUFA Regular Faculty Handbook. 2016 VIUFA Regular Faculty Handbook   Follow

2016-2017 Temporary (Non-Regular) Facult...

Welcome to all new and returning temporary, sessional and/or non-regular VIUFA faculty members! Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the updated VIUFA Temporary (Non-Regular) Faculty Handbook (2016-2017). 2016-2017 Temporary Faculty Handbook ...

31-Aug-2016 Welcome BBQ and Meeting

TO ALL NEW AND RETURNING VIUFA MEMBERS: REMINDER of our meeting and BBQ as follows: Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Time: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Location: Bldg. 300 – Royal Arbutus Room and outside deck Agenda: Brief general meeting to ratify appointment of Disability Management & Rehabilitation rep. Professional Development (PD) Slam – Did you have an interesting PD experience...

VIUFA 2016 Annual General Meeting

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please be sure to mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Bldg 355, Lecture Theatre (203). Lunch will be served across the hall in the Lounge (Room 211) from 11:45 to 12:45. Elections will follow the lunch break. The Notice of Meeting is attached and a 3-page memo from the Elections Committee...

Clarification of Changes to Benefits

VIUFA members, Please see the following notice and attached document from Colleen Price, VIUFA’s Chief Steward, that was emailed to regular VIUFA members on Feb. 16, 2016: In response to several inquiries, please review this e-mail and the attached document. Visits to paramedicals (physio, chiropractors, massage therapy, etc.) are counted on a calendar year basis and so each...

VIUFA Community Engagement Award (2016)

VIUFA Community Engagement Award (2016)
The time has come again, VIUFA members, to nominate a student for the third annual Community Engagement Award. As you know, the $1,000 award honours students who have made a positive contribution to Vancouver Island University campus life through activism and community engagement. The award will be given to an outstanding student who demonstrates exceptional citizenship within the...

VIUFA Social & Fundraiser

Title: VIUFA Social & Fundraiser Location: Royal Arbutus Room Description: A seasonal celebration to mark the end of the semester and the year. We will also launch our $10,000 fundraising campaign to help support our sponsored Syrian student next year. For entertainment, Dan McDonald has promised to sing! And the Mount Benson Caeili Band will play starting at 6. As a bonus, this is...

Retroactive pay to April 1/15

We are advised by VIU (Payroll Dept.) that VIUFA members’ retroactive pay to April 1, 2015 (as per the new contract) will be included in your gross pay on the November 6, 2015 pay cheque. Follow

VIUFA to Sponsor a Syrian Refugee Studen...

The Executive is pleased to announce that the following motion was carried unanimously by VIUFA members who attended the October 28, 2015 General Meeting: “That VIUFA support a Syrian student at VIU through the WUSC program for 1 year with the intent of continuing for 3 more years, and with an initial donation of $10,000 by VIUFA.” The cost for 1 student for 1 year is...

BIG DATA AND THE SURVEILLANCE OF EVERYTH...

The Institute of Practical Philosophy and the Department of Philosophy are proud to present: BIG DATA AND THE SURVEILLANCE OF EVERYTHING Speaker:  Dr. Nik Richers   Monday, April 13th   3:30-5:00pm, Bldg. 356, Rm. 109 (Theatre) Vancouver Island University  Dr. Nik Richers will speak on the ethics of big data – the pervasive collection and analysis of information.  Free public...

Imagination Meets Analysis: SASHA COLBY ...

Imagination Meets Analysis: SASHA COLBY presentation April 7
Please join us as VIU Liberal Studies Spring Conference 2015 Presents   SASHA COLBY Director of Graduate Liberal Studies at Simon Fraser University Vancouver APRIL 7, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: B 355, R 203 RECEPTION AND REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW IN B 355, R 211 Imagination Meets Analysis: Power and Potential in Liberal Studies In an age of increasing specialization, Sasha Colby will...

VIUFA 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please be sure to mark your calendars for the 2015 Annual General Meeting set for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Bldg 355, Lecture Theatre (203).  Lunch will be served across the hall in the Lounge (Room 211) from 11:45 to 12:45. Elections will follow the lunch break.  The Notice of Meeting is attached and a 3-page memo from the Elections Committee...

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