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Bookstore Book Loan Program

The bookstore worked with the Students Union in developing this program and the setting of the selection criteria. The bookstore manager approached the Students Union with the idea, met with the president and the vp academic of the SU to develop a plan. Scheduling conflicts delayed the application process, which reduced the number of applicants … Continue reading "Bookstore Book Loan Program"

April 16, 2005

Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning

The UBC reading week project demonstrates a high level of commitment to all its stakeholders -students, staff, community members and the institution. Students are invested with important leadership roles in the development and implementation of the reading week projects. Community organizations participate fully in the organization, development and delivery of each individual reading week project. … Continue reading "Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning"

April 16, 2005

Support Staff Recognition Award Program

The University of Alberta’s recognition programs are a direct extension of a culture that values and appreciates the contributions and efforts put forth by each and every staff member regardless of job position. In 1998, the University of Alberta established a Workplace Wellness network where representatives all areas of the campus community looked at current … Continue reading "Support Staff Recognition Award Program"

April 16, 2005

Business Process Committee

The Business Process Committee includes representation from Senior Management, financial administration, information technology, student services, human resources, academic, customized training and internal audit. The Committee invites College leaders to many of its biweekly meetings (e.g. Registrar, Director of Human Resources, Director of Admissions, etc). The College’s Senior Leadership Team receives periodic status reports. The format … Continue reading "Business Process Committee"

April 16, 2005

Data Logging: A Tool for Doing More with Less.

The stakeholders were/are our students and laboratory supervisors and student assistants, and our chemistry faculty and those of cognate departments. During the winter of 1996 and the spring of 1997, we designed our computer-mediated laboratory based on the outcomes of a series of presentations, demonstrations and discussions with our students, faculty and lab support staff. … Continue reading "Data Logging: A Tool for Doing More with Less."

April 16, 2004

Memorial University: Meeting the Quality Challenge

From the very beginning the philosophy underpinning the program was based on inclusivity. Teams were formed to write up procedures, orientation sessions were held for all employees, over 200 employees participated in a week of one day forums, forty-four employees volunteered to be trained as internal auditors. When milestones were reached comensalation was given across … Continue reading "Memorial University: Meeting the Quality Challenge"

April 16, 2004

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