Of Note




Kudos for karate

The Loyola Karate Club wound up its winter session by winning 20 medals at the 13th annual Concordia tournament, held March 25 in the university gym. Here, Concordia student Joanne Robidas, who competed and officiated.

The club includes a diverse group of Concordia students, staff, alumni and their children. Biology student Ram Visuvanathapillai, for example, had a karate hat trick at this competition, winning three gold medals in the beginner categories.

Fran¨ois Gelinas, who founded the club in 1973, attended the event, as did university students from Ottawa, Winnipeg, Boston, Connecticut and Albany. An intensive instructor-training course was part of the tournament.

- Submitted by karate instructor Melarie Taylor



"Tr¸s Tray" Artstravaganza

June 7 at 6 p.m., Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery

A benefit for Faculty of Fine Arts students

Fifty artists, professors and alumni have donated works of art created from a standard wooden tray. Fifty tickets will be sold for $350, and a draw will be held to match the purchaser with the artwork. An unlimited number of tickets are also available for the event, at $30 each. Please call Kathleen Perry at 848-4272.

Rosey Edeh, right, talks with Marketing Professor Steven Appelbaum. Professor Clarence Bayne (DIA/DSA Director) stands in the background.




Kin Games promote kinship


A group of Exercise Science students with energy to burn went to McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ont., to compete in the Kinesiology Games. They excelled in a number of athletic events, including street hockey and handball, and competed valiantly in ultimate frisbee and volleyball. They came second overall to Queen's University by only a few points, and won the "Spirit Cup" for the third year in a row for their enthusiastic participation.




Nominations invited to the Board of Governors, Concordia University

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors invites nominations for representatives of the external community to serve as members of the Board. Every nomination must include a detailed curriculum vitae and a succinct statement explaining, from the perspective of the nominator, how the candidate could contribute to the University.

The Nominating Committee is charged with recommending members from the external community to the Board of Governors. The composition of the Board provides for 23 of the Board's 40 members to be representative of society outside the University. Appointments are for renewable three-year terms. There is no honorarium for service as a Board member.

It is the aim of the Nominating Committee to maintain full membership of a responsible and effective Board of Governors, which is responsive to the changing needs of students, the University, and the immediate community. Our Governors must be (1) genuinely interested in education and the wellbeing of students; and (2) energetic and actively committed to Concordia University. Every Governor is expected to serve on at least one of the standing committees of the Board and may, from time to time, be involved in special projects.

In evaluating nominations, the Nominating Committee will take into account the candidate's connection with Concordia, the candidate's activities in the local community, and the complementarity of the candidate's attributes to those of other Board members.

All nominations will be acknowledged and retained for consideration by the Nominating Committee in this and subsequent years. To be considered for vacancies in the coming academic year, your nomination must be received no later than Thursday, May 25. Please forward nominations, in confidence, to Amely Jurgenliemk, Office of the Board of Governors and Senate, Room L-AD-221, Concordia University.

As there can be no assurance that a nominee will be offered a seat on the Board, please be discreet.




Cinema awards

Students of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema received their year-end awards at a reception in the location studio on May 4. In the centre, with her Mel Hoppenheim Prize, is Oana Suteu Fluerasu, who got the top prize for outstanding overall achievement in the Film Production program.

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