April 2,1998

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Home-Based Entrepreneurs and Telecommuters

This workshop will teach you how to become a successful home-based telecommuter. Tuesday, April 7, 7 to 9:30 p.m. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767, $16. RSVP: 848-3817.

Concordia Alumni business card exchange

Join fellow alumni to make the most of this networking opportunity and springtime get-together. Wednesday, April 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767. Price: Two business cards and $20 (includes light refreshments and the directory of business cards collected by Friday, April 3). RSVP: 848-3817.

Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony banquet

Inductees to the 1998 Sports Hall of Fame include athletes Joann Bourque, BA '83, Laurent J. Tittley, BA '78, Glenn Tomalty, BComm '77, Bernie Wolfe, S BComm '74; builders Edmund Enos, Jr, Magnus Flynn, S BComm '49, Victor Zilberman, Dip '85; and the 1962 Loyola football team. Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m. cocktails; 7 p.m. dinner. La Brasserie Molson-O'Keefe, John Molson Room, 1670 Notre Dame E. $60 per person. RSVP: 848-3815.

Alumni rates for downhill skiing

Alumni alpine skiers may take advantage of special negotiated rates for skiing at Mont Saint-Sauveur in the Laurentians and Jay Peak in Vermont. Valid until May 1, 1998, tickets for Mont Saint-Sauveur for weekend skiing only are $25 per person, and tickets for Jay Peak for skiing seven days a week are CDN $29 per person. Going fast! RSVP at 848-3817. Transportation is on your own.


April 6-10

Inkorporated, the annual undergraduate student exhibition, presented by the Print Media program. Vernissage: April 7, 7 p.m. VAV Gallery, 1395 René-Lévesque W. The Print Media Open House will be held Thursday, April 9, 10:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Until May 2

Judith Schwartz, Dissembling Structures, selections from the permanent collection. 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Free. Info: 848-4750.

CPR/First Aid Courses

Environmental Health and Safety offers the following courses, which are open to everyone. For information and prices, call Training Coordinator Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

April 16, 17

CSST First Aid (English)

April 18

Basic Life Support

April 19

Heartsaver CPR

April 23

Heartsaver CPR

Campus Ministry

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

Healthy and hearty vegetarian suppers each Monday night at 2090 Mackay, 5 - 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $1. Open to Concordia students and their families or roommates. Volunteers also needed. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Mindfulness Meditation

Relaxing, centering and concentrating. Beginners always welcome. Wednesdays, 12 - 1 p.m. Z-105, 2090 Mackay, and Thursdays at noon, Belmore House (LOY). Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Multi-Faith Dialogue

A brown bag lunch meeting designed to answer questions, share experiences and foster dialogue between the many faiths on campus and in our city. Thursdays at noon in the T Annex (2030 Mackay). Info: Matti Terho at 848-3590.

Body, Prayer and Guided Meditation with God's Word

Nurture your creative self in a holistic way, experience the sacred through body movement, meditation with God's Word, music, art and more. Noon - 1 p.m., Z-105, 2090 Mackay. Info: Michelina Bertone at 848-3591.

Bible study group

Study, discuss, share and enjoy. An opportunity to delve into the wonder, mystery and beauty of the Word of God. Call David Eley, S.J., 848-3587.

Concert Hall

7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-7928.

Thursday, April 2

Jazz Vocal Repertoire students, directed by Madeleine Thériault, 8 p.m.

Friday, April 3

The Melanie Moore Ensemble, directed by Andrew Homzy, 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 4

Loyola Choir, conducted by Elizabeth Haughey, 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 5

Chamber Music students, directed by Valerie Kinslow and Louise Samson, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7

Jazz Improvization students, directed by Charles Ellison, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8

Saxophone Ensemble students, directed by Gary Schwartz, 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 9

Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Don Habib, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14

Jazz Improvization students, directed by Michael Berard, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15

Jazz Improvization students, directed by Dave Turner, 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 16

Concordia Jazz Student All-Stars, directed by Charles Ellison, 8 p.m.

Friday, April 17

Concordia Big Band, conducted by Dave Turner, 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 19

Opera & Music Theatre Repertoire, directed by Jocelyne Fleury, 8 p.m.

Monday, April 20

Emilia Koukouvanova, cello, and Valerie Bastien, voice, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22

Danielle Pullen, soprano, and Lisa Smith, soprano, 8 p.m.

Friday, April 24

Billy Boufard, saxophone, 8 p.m.


Loyola Film Series

F.C. Smith Auditorium, Loyola campus, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-3878.

April 6

Mighty Aphrodite (1995), Woody Allen, 6 p.m.; Singin' in the Rain (1952), Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, 7:50 p.m.

Regional cinema from India

Visual Arts Building, VA-114, 1395 René Lévesque W. $2 offering (free for FS-335 students). English subtitles. Info: 848-4666.

April 9

Kanchan Sita (Malayalam), 1:30 p.m.

April 17

Thampu (Malayalam), 7 p.m.

April 18

Massey Sahib (Hindi), 2 p.m.

April 19

Ashad Ka Ek Din (Hindi), 2 p.m.

Health Services

Healthy Summer Tips

Self-care information table. Lobby, Hall Building, Tuesday, April 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Thursday, April 2

Neil Cameron, History, John Abbott College, on "Socialists and Conservatives," 3:30 p.m., Lonergan, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-2280.

Friday, April 3

Sunny Auyang, MIT, on "What do Scientific Theories Tell About the Mind?" 3 p.m., H-603, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500/2510.

Legal Information

Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.



Friday, April 3, 2 p.m., Russell Breen Senate Chamber, DL-200, Loyola.

Weekly jazz jam sessions

Every Wednesday, for the jazz community, hosted by Adrian Vedady, Tony Spina and Steve Raegele. Equipment is on site. At Reggie's, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 8:30 p.m.

Office of Rights
and Responsibilities

The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the University community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, room 110.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the University for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, room 100.

Special Events
and Notices

Doctoral thesis defence

The oral examination of Nasser Saad, for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, will take place Tuesday, April 14 in Room S-01, 2145 MacKay, at 2 p.m. Thesis title: Geometric Approximation Methods for the Discrete Spectra of Schroedinger Operators.

Bursaries available

For permanent, non-citizen residents in Canada who will study in Quebec in French at the graduate level, nine bursaries of $1,000 at the Bachelor's level, and 2 bursaries of $3,000 at the Master's level are available. Application deadline is May 1, and forms can be picked up at the Financial Aid and Awards Office (LB-085), or at la Fondation Desjardins (281-7171).

Scholarship available

The Canadian Sanitation Supply Association Scholarship Foundation Award, worth $1,500, is open to students attending college or university who meet certain academic and leadership requirements. Pick up an application form at the Financial Aid and Awards Office (LB-085), or e-mail cssa@the-wire.com

Scholarship available

The deadline for the Solar Energy Society of Canada's J. Bolton Scholarship is June 1. Candidates must have completed undergraduate studies at a Canadian university or college and have been admitted for graduate study at an engineering faculty in Canada. Info: (613) 234-4151, sesci@sympatico.ca

Canadian-Palestinian Education Exchange (CEPAL)

We are accepting applications for our 1998 English-Teaching Volunteer Program. Placement involves a two-month commitment to working in a Palestinian refugee camp and follow-up activities upon your return to Canada. Call 486-1190 or cepal@cyberus.ca. Application deadline is April 17.

Sparklers Club

Do you like meeting new people, students, teachers, artists, writers, poets, sports personalities, etc.? The Sparklers, a senior student club, need your help in presenting social and intellectual activities. Call 848-7422 or slip a note under H-462-3 in the Hall Building.

Listening and referral centre for students

Peer Helpers are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, room 02, or call us at 848-2859.


For rent

Upper duplex, 4 1/2, NDG. No appliances, unheated. $500/mth. Washer/dryer outlets. Immediate occupancy. No cats allowed. Dogs accepted. Call 781-5773.

Room for rent

Large, bright, furnished room in NDG duplex near Loyola. Washer/dryer, heated, balconies. For May 1. Responsible non-smoker. Call 485-1578 after 5 p.m.

Apartment to rent

London, U.K. close to downtown, many buses and the Underground. Furnished one-bedroom. Living room, new kitchen, garden. Call Graham Metson at 935-7004, (613) 744-7416.

Summer sublet

Bright, quiet, completely furnished
3 1/2 in NDG from May to September. Please call Cathy at 487-3881.

To sublet

2 1/2 on de Maisonneuve W, quiet, high ceilings, heat and electricity included. 5 mins. from Concordia, close to Guy Metro. $450/month. Immediate!! Call Phil at 989-2170.

For rent

Monkland Village lower duplex (6 1/2) to rent May-September, or portion thereof. Parking, sunny garden,
6 appliances, furnished. Call 487-8164 or patj@alcor.conordia.ca

Snowblower for sale

Toro 7-hp, electric starter, chains, excellent condition, $450 negotiable. Call 848-3399 (day), 683-3298 (eve. and wknds.)

Printer for sale

Hewlett Packard DeskJet 340 portable printer, only 2.5 inches thick, fits anywhere, nearly new. HP quality. Power supply, paper feeder and extra cartridge, $300. Call 483-5416.

For sale

Double bed with frame, excellent condition. $l00 or best offer. To go near end of April. Also, Art Deco matching dresser and vanity table (can be used as desk), $400 for set; torchière, $100; table lamp, $50, or all for $500. Art Nouveau prints, framed, $15-25. each. Call 488-2278 by April 25.

Tutoring and research help

Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, MA Economics, can prepare you for exams, research, and writing assignments. Geepu at 287-2685, aclad@colba.net

At a loss for words?

Let me help you. Proofreading & Editing, Copywriting, French to English Translation. David Mitchell - Wordsmith: 484-6071, dmitchell@vircom.com

English angst?

Proofreading/correcting for university papers, résumés, etc. Also tutor for English, written and/or conversation. Good rates. Lawrence: 279-4710.

China 30-day language immersion

Eighty hours of classes, airfare, tuition, accommodation and visits for $3,499. University certificate awarded. Deadline April 15. Call Mei 956-0907, Peter 956-0990, or e-mail jianada@bcs.ca

Income tax

$20 +. Seven days, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Call B. Ricci at 682-0030 (closed April 20 - 27).

U.S. work permits

We can help Canadian citizens increase their chances of receiving U.S. work permits. Also, U.S. immigration and related business matters. B. Toben Associates (U.S. lawyers) 288-3896.


Tax information session

The International Students Office here and at McGill are jointly holding information sessions for the filing of Income Tax Returns by international students. A Revenue Canada session will be held on Friday, April 3, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., H-620, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-3515.

Free computer workshops

Computing Services will be offering its next series of computer workshops
for faculty and staff. To register, call
848-7688, send e-mail to workshop@alcor.concordia.ca

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