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McGill University Security Services Community Relations Patroller

Unlike other initiatives that involve many stakeholders, the successful implementation of this initiative involved very few people. The position of the Comml!nity Relations Patroller was created from .existing resources and no extra funding was needed. The success of the initiative is a result of the widespread support it has received since its implementation. The McGill … Continue reading "McGill University Security Services Community Relations Patroller"

April 16, 2009


During Program conceptualization and design, multiple stakeholders were engaged to bring creative input, implementation expertise and community relations support to bear on the initiative. Residence Life staff provided practical advice on how to engage the students in events at times, places and formats that would optimize participation. Student Union leadership communicated directly with the students … Continue reading "Adopt-a-Rez"

April 16, 2008

University public relations initiative for fire safety on campus

The kiosk theme was a collaborative effort involving University of Toronto Fire Prevention Staff, Toronto Fire Services, and the graphic design studio. The premise was to show partnership in safety and convey a campus environment where students can feel safe. Several preliminary draft ideas were circulated to different stakeholder offices on campus (Student Affairs, Health … Continue reading "University public relations initiative for fire safety on campus"

April 16, 2008

My Convocation

A project team was struck consisting of knowledgeable representatives from the Office of University Events and Community Relations (ceremonial aspect), the Registrar’s Office (diplomas, convocation program, student records), and the Student Information Systems team (overall technical design) . The RO also acted on behalf of the Alumni Office to ensure the information they required would … Continue reading "My Convocation"

April 16, 2008

Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative

Extensive stakeholder and community consultation occurred during the different phases of this project. Input was sought from students, staff and faculty as follows: – Individual student interviews and student focus groups; – Student testing of systems, communications, workflow; – Faculty focus groups; – Review by governance committees and other committees/departments at York (Senate Committee on … Continue reading "Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative"

April 16, 2007

Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement

The production of the Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement was the result of a concerted effort, and the talent and creativity of a Task Force and Implementation Team comprised of staff in two units — DAUR (Development, Alumni & University Relations) and IMS (Instructional Multimedia Services), as well as a graduate student … Continue reading "Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement"

April 16, 2007

Staff Fitness Program

The McGill Staff Fitness Program is truly a McGill community team initiative that involves academic staff, administrative and support staff, the central administration, and students. The vision and concept for the McGill Staff Fitness Program were developed by three individuals: Kate Williams, former Director, University Relations, Jill Barker, Assistant Manager, Recreation and Fitness, Department of … Continue reading "Staff Fitness Program"

April 16, 2005

Benefits Driven Procurement Through Strategic Alliances!

The private sector model was used as the springboard to establish this program at UVic. Suppliers and Distributors are supported extensively by manufacturers through marketing support (funds), volume rebates, sponsorships based on sales volumes, product samples, contests, etc. It is common practice that the larger manufacturers and suppliers support their customers through their marketing resources … Continue reading "Benefits Driven Procurement Through Strategic Alliances!"

April 16, 2004

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