Mental Health Initiatives for Faculty and Staff ( PDF Presentation - Marcia Buchholz)
July 4, 2018
Mental Health Initiatives for Faculty and Staff (PDf Presentaton - Miranda Massie)
July 4, 2018
From Wake-up Call to Transformation In the autumn of 2013 the University of Alberta experienced explosions in two labs, each resulting in significant injuries to a graduate student. The explosions represented a wake-up call, confirming that the university was not doing enough to improve its safety culture. After a review of best practices within both … Continue reading "Improving Organizational Safety through a Health and Safety Management System"
January 23, 2018
Post-secondary institutions have a unique opportunity and responsibility to contribute to the social infrastructure of the communities in which they are imbedded. As Canada’s leading engaged university, SFU undertook an innovative and socially progressive approach to awarding its $15M annual dining services contract with the objective of leveraging its purchasing power to positively impact the … Continue reading "Ensuring Job Security Through Dining and Janitorial Services Contracts at SFU"
January 22, 2018
The University of Victoria provides approximately 185 general-purpose teaching and learning spaces, including large lecture theatres. All of these spaces are equipped with audio-visual technologies that enhance teaching and learning. As technologies continue to evolve, our classrooms must be updated to meet the expectation of a modern teaching and learning environment, empower instructors to focus … Continue reading "Classroom Technology Modernization Program"
January 22, 2018
Convocation is a great public occasion when a university celebrates the accomplishments of its graduates. It is a commemoration of student’s life at university and an opportunity to share this significant milestone with faculty, peers, family and friends. For seven years, Carleton University’s Media Production Centre has provided a live stream of convocation ceremonies for … Continue reading "Convocation Digital Downloads"
January 17, 2018
In 2016, concerned with whether IT investments in a highly decentralized environment were optimized to deliver the university’s strategies, McMaster utilized an innovative approach for a review of its campus-wide Information Technology (“IT”) services to identify opportunities for improvements. A committee of three external University Chief Information Officers and three internal faculty members, supported by a dedicated … Continue reading "IT Services Transformation – Review Approach and Outcomes"
January 15, 2018
Meeting Student Housing Demand at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver (Recorded Session)
July 4, 2017
Overview As part of the internationally recognized Healthy Campus Community Initiative at Simon Fraser University, Policy and Processes is one of six identified action areas. Through a partnership between SFU’s Health Promotion team and Associate Registrar, the Well-being through SFU Policy project has engaged diverse campus stakeholders in recognizing and adapting policies, procedures and process … Continue reading "Improving Understandability and Impact: Applying a Well-being Lens to Policies and Procedures"
January 23, 2017
THE SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovative Approach to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses
Statistically, it is known that 1 in 4 women will experience sexual misconduct in her lifetime. These experiences can be traumatic for students, impacting their ability to eat, sleep and concentrate. Over time, trauma can have serious long-term, negative effects on a student’s educational experience. A campus environment in which individuals feel comfortable coming forward … Continue reading "THE SMRT (Sexual Misconduct Response Team): An Innovative Approach to Sexual Violence Response on Campuses"
January 16, 2017
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