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Join us for this year’s virtual celebration, recognizing students whose outstanding contributions to student life, leadership, advocacy, equity and social justice, contribute to improving the OCAD University campus community.

Tuesday, March 9
5:45 p.m. ET

Sign in. Virtually mingle.
View the award nominees slide show.

6 p.m. ET
Remarks, performances and presentations.
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Featuring special performances by:
Mehnaz Lemia, Poetry Slam
Adrian Liu, O Cappella
Name TBA, Poetry Slam
Margarita Tsetsekas, O Cappella

Thank you to the following for their generous support:
Alumni Relations
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers
Indigenous Student Centre
K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation
OCAD Student Union
Office of the President
Office of the Vice-Provost, Students & International
OPSEU 576

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Celebrating community and excellence.

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In remembrance of the unfortunate Quebec Mosque shooting January 29, 2017, the OCAD U Muslim Student Association (MSA) invite you to join them to commemorate the day with a vigil and discussion on hate and Islamophobia in Canada.

Friday, January 29
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Platform: Google Meets


Register to participate*:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdoYHloSrZK3UpjT5PoQ6j8c6qPjj3LiNbJ_G1dI308pJPxKw/viewform

*Confirmation email will be sent out when registration closes

Focusing on religious discrimination, we hope to have a productive conversation:

6:40 to 6:50 PM
Quran recitation and translation; Land acknowledgement

6:50 to 7:05 PM
Intro: Isamophobia and Hate. What is it and why is it problematic?

7:05 to 7:10 PM
A moment of silence and a recital of the victims of the Quebec shooting.

7:10 to 7:15 PM
A short discussion of what NCCM is doing to protect human rights and combat hate and discrimination.

7:15 to 7:30 PM
OCAD University resources.

7:30 to 7:50 PM
Remarks from other student groups.

7:50 to 8:00 PM
Message from Ana Serrano, OCAD U President/Vice-Chancellor and Closing Remarks.

ABOUT MSA:
The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is a community within OCAD University that is run by students. The MSA assists and represents Muslim students in several matters, and works with the Administration, and Campus Security to ensure a safe environment for Muslim students on campus, as well as a maintained safe and peaceful space for prayer. The MSA hosts several educational workshops and events to spread knowledge about Islam as well as collaborating with MSAs province-wide. All events are open to Muslim and non-Muslim students, faculty and staff.

For more information about OCAD U student-run groups, visit www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

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The student group OCAD U Muslim Student Association (MSA) invites you to remember and honour the victims and survivors of Quebec City Mosque shooting (January 29, 2017) and engage in discussion on Islamophobia and hate in Canada.

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You need a break. Join student group InterVarsity at OCAD U to relax and enjoy a waffle-themed virtual game night with prizes, including waffle delivery!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST
Zoom ID 838 1405 3020
Password: 563410

ABOUT INTERVARSITY AT OCAD U
We want to love and support the larger OCAD U community as well as the city, by fostering a caring community through our actions and events. We hope to welcome and create safe spaces for people to engage and grow in their faith and knowledge of Jesus. We also want to encourage others to learn and grow to use their skills and talents to serve the larger community.

For more information about this group and others, visit www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

 

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Join student group InterVarsity at OCAD U to relax and enjoy a waffle-themed virtual game night.

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OCAD U student group Art in Public Spaces invites you to their speaker series of artists and members of the Toronto public art world who discuss their work, including inspiration, proposals, fabrication, and they will respond to your questions:

Speaker: Hiba Abdullah
Date: Monday, November 2, 2020
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST
Delivery Platform: Microsoft Teams

Hiba Abdallah is an artist and organizer who often works with communities. Her practices borrow from design and social tradition as forms for exploring locality and civic agency in different communities. Abdallah received her BFA from the University of Windsor in 2012 and MFA from the University of Guelph in 2017.

Sign up to participate: follow this link to the event registration page:
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CampusLifeConnect@ocaduniversity.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/s/OXG_IIvI4E2j3R0GXICO6Q2

Click on the date AND the time. Fill in your name and OCAD U 365 email address and submit!
The event will appear in your Outlook Calendar with a new link to follow on the date/time of the workshop.

UPCOMING SPEAKERS IN THE SERIES:
November 16: Blue Republic
November 23: Morris Wazney
December 7: Jennifer Marman and Daniel Bornis

ABOUT ART IN PUBLIC SPACES
Art in Public Spaces club is a public art incubator for students and grads at OCAD U, generating a supportive community to critique, advise, and, if desired, collaborate on public art submissions.

For more information about this student group and others, visit www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

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OCAD U student group Art in Public Spaces invites you to their speaker series of artists and members of the Toronto public art world who discuss their work, including inspiration, proposals, fabrication, and they will respond to your questions.

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Our first OCAD U Jewish Club (OJC) virtual meet and greet event of the school year. All are welcome!

Monday, October 19, 2020
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
Delivery Platform: Zoom

To get Zoom meeting information about this event, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/265280851438972/

ABOUT OCAD U JEWISH CLUB
This group is for Jewish students to be able to come together, socialize, learn, educate, and discuss Jewish current events, happenings within the Jewish community in Toronto, celebrate and commemorate holidays.

Email: jewsatocadu@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2058319311147496

For more information about this student group and others, visit:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups

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Our first OCAD U Jewish Club (OJC) virtual meet and greet for this school year!

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Student groups allow interaction among students, support faith and culture, and create an atmosphere of diversity while encouraging self-development, social responsibility and environmental awareness.

Meet the student leaders of some of OCAD U’s student groups, and learn how to get involved:

> OCAD U Blxck Association
> O Capella

Or find out how to start your own student club with information from Brent Everett James, Campus Life

Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Time: 11 to 11:45 AM EST
Delivery Platform: Microsoft Teams

Sign up to participate:
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CampusLifeConnect@ocaduniversity.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/s/cfUE9OAtAE2wVrmhIlloDw2

These events will be recorded.

 

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Student groups allow interaction among students, support faith and culture, and create an atmosphere of diversity while encouraging self-development, social responsibility and environmental awareness.

Meet the student leaders of some of OCAD U’s student groups, and learn how to get involved:

> grOCAD
> InterVarsity at OCAD U
> OCAD Chinese Student Association
> OCAD Mandarin Christian Campus Fellowship

And find out how to start your own student club with information from Brent Everett James, Campus Life.

Date: Monday, October 5, 2020
Time: 10 to 10:45 AM (Eastern Standard Time EST)
Delivery Platform: Microsoft Teams

Sign up to participate: register with your OCAD U 365 email here
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CampusLifeConnect@ocaduniversity.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/s/gCzB3ZC4b06QymljS6Ql-w2

Stay tuned for more Meet 'n Greet dates!
These events will be recorded.

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Introduction to Bicycle Repair & Maintenance
Presented by Studio Services and Campus Life as part of Bike Month

One of the best ways to get around during this global pandemic is by riding your bike. If you happen to be in Toronto, new bike lanes have been created to facilitate this very healthy and safe form of personal transportation.

Integrated Media studio technician Gerald Grison has over 10 years' experience as a bicycle mechanic. Join this virtual workshop to learn how to maintain and repair your bicycle getting you safe and ready to ride! Bring your questions!

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 12 to 1 p.m. EST
Delivery Platform: Microsoft Teams

Sign up to participate: follow this link to the event registration page. Click on the date AND the time. Fill in your name and OCAD U 365 email address and submit!

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One of the best ways to get around during this global pandemic is by riding your bike.

 

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Student groups allow interaction among students, support faith and culture, and create an atmosphere of diversity while encouraging self-development, social responsibility and environmental awareness.

Meet the student leaders of some of OCAD U’s student groups, and learn how to get involved:

> Art in Public Spaces
> Journal of Visual & Critical Studies
> OCAD Foundry Club
> OCAD U Zine Collective

Or find out how to start your own student club with information from Brent Everett James, Campus Life

Date: Monday, September 28, 2020
Time: 4 to 4:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time EST)
Delivery Platform: Microsoft Teams

Sign up to participate: register with your OCAD U 365 email here
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CampusLifeConnect@ocaduniversity.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/s/1IP21_G9JUWdnc1PsScAHA2

Stay tuned for more Meet 'n Greet dates!
These events will be recorded.

 

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Get involved with the experience of installing public art by joining the Art in Public Spaces club at OCAD U.

A public art incubator for students and grads at OCAD U, Art in Public Spaces club generates a supportive community to critique, advise, and, if desired, collaborate on public art submissions.

Join our online Public Art Speaker series of artists and members of the Toronto public art world who discuss their work, including inspiration, proposals, fabrication, and they will respond to your questions.

We meet virtually on (most) Mondays at 3:00 p.m.:

September 21: David Salazar
October 5: Erika Hennebury, Toronto Arts Council
October 19: Charmaine Lurch
November 2: Hiba Abdullah
November 16: Blue Republic
November 23: Morris Wazney
December 7: Jennifer Marman and Daniel Bornis

Sign up to participate: email artinpublicspacesOCADU@gmail.com

ABOUT ART IN PUBLIC SPACES
Art in Public Spaces club is a public art incubator for students and grads at OCAD U, generating a supportive community to critique, advise, and, if desired, collaborate on public art submissions.

Learn more about this and other #ocadustudentgroups at https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups

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