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June 11, 1998

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Grad Finale Convocation Reception

Alumni are invited to this joyous celebration during Concordia's spring Convocation to welcome new graduates to the "alumni family." June 12, Atrium of the J.W. McConnell Building, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Price: Free for spring 1998 graduates, $12 for family and friends. Includes light refreshments. RSVP: 848-3815.

Stratford Theatre Festival Alumni Weekend

For this special theatre weekend package, we've chosen one classic musical, Man of La Mancha, two great works by William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing and Julius Caesar, plus two behind-the-scenes tours. Take advantage of our superb group rates for a memorable weekend in this picturesque Victorian city. July 17-19, the Victorian Inn on the Park. Price per person, based on double occupancy: $325. Single occupancy rate: $430. RSVP at 848-3817. Transportation on your own.

Third Annual Concordia Alumni Night at the 1998 du Maurier Open

Tennis Canada is once again pleased to offer alumni a special evening of international women's tennis championships at the 1998 du Maurier Open, featuring such stars as Martina Hingis and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario. August 19, du Maurier Stadium, Jarry Park Tennis Centre. 5:30 p.m. $33 per person, plus taxes; includes reserved group seating with fellow alumni, access to a reserved corporate area, and a three-course pasta dinner. Limited space available. RSVP by Thursday, July 30 by calling Tennis Canada at 273-1515, ext. 245. Diners Club-enRoute, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.


Until June 20

Les Mystères objectifs... selected works from the Permanent Collection (1948-1998). Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. 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.

June 11


June 13 and 14

CSST First Aid (English)

June 16


June 17 and 18

CSST First Aid (English)

June 20

Heartsaver Plus

July 16 and 17

CSST First Aid (English)

July 18

Basic Life Support

July 21

Heartsaver CPR

July 22 and 23

CSST First Aid (French)

July 25 and 26

CSST First Aid (French)

July 28 and 29

CSST First Aid (English)

July 30

Heartsaver CPR (French)

August 5 and 6

CSST First Aid (English)

August 8 and 9

CSST First Aid (French)

August 11

Heartsaver CPR

August 15 and 16

CSST First Aid (French)

August 21

Heartsaver CPR

August 22

Basic Life Support recertification

August 23

Heartsaver Plus

August 27 and 28

CSST First Aid (English)

September 4

Heartsaver CPR

September 9 and 10

CSST First Aid (English)

September 13

Heartsaver Plus

September 15

Heartsaver CPR (French)

Campus Ministry

Mindfulness Meditation

Relaxing, centering and concentrating. Beginners always welcome. Thursdays at noon, Belmore House, Loyola. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Video series on the Four Noble Truths

The Dalai Lama explains the fundamentals of Buddhism in this video-viewing and discussion group meeting on the Four Noble Truths. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Campus Ministry, Loyola, 2496 West Broadway, until June 24. The group is open, so you are welcome to join at any point. Feel free to bring your lunch. Info: Daryl Ross, 848-3585,

Community Events

Yellow Door Elderly Project

Volunteers are urgently needed over the summer months to accompany seniors to and from appointments, to help with shopping, or to drop by for visits once a week. Info: Leah or Danielle at 398-6243.

Concert Hall

7141 Sherbrooke W. Tickets and info: 848-7928.

Thursday, June 15

Memory and Community Forum, presented by the Concordia Summer Institute in Management and Community Development. 9 a.m. Info and registration: 848-3956.

Thursday, June 25

Centre communautaire juif chorale concert, 8 p.m. Tickets: 848-7928.

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.


Take Back the Night

Women of all backgrounds, ages and sexual orientations are invited to join our weekly planning meetings for this year's march, which protests violence against women. Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. until mid-September at the Concordia Women's Centre, 2020 Mackay, in the basement under the stairs. Info: Nathalie at 848-7431.

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.

Peer Helpers

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

Petit railroad cottage in Westmount. Ideal for couple. Two small bedrooms and studio. Easy access to bus/métro. Available mid-August, negotiable. Robert: 484-2761; Kay: 404-378-5874.

Sofabed for sale

Opens to twin size, $40. Must go by June 15. Call 488-2278 by June 13.

For rent

Parc St. Henri, renovated 5-1/2, 2 floors; washer & dryer, dishwasher, stove & fridge; near St. Henri métro, within walking distance to SGW Campus, $600/mth. Available September 1. Info: 938-4293 or

For rent or for sale

4 1/2 condo, near Georges Vanier métro. Info: 848-4926 (days) or 933-9947 (evenings).

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.

Sabbatical rental

Fully furnished four-bedroom house near universities. $1150/month + utilities. Available July 1. Contact A. Athienitis at 848-8791 or

Writing services

Indexing and editing of academic publications by professional indexer, reasonable rates, specialize in social sciences and humanities. Call Angela Kuhn at Codex (514) 479-6244.

Computer tutoring

Private or group tutoring for Internet or computer use (PC, Mac, UNIX). We also do consulting (upgrading, purchase, configuration) and Web design and programming. Meera Group:, or 920-2055 (pager).

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.

A joyous, inclusive celebration


Sunday, June 14, 11 a.m.

Loyola Chapel
7141 Sherbrooke St. W.

Graduating students and faculty may
wear academic dress and be in the
procession; please arrive at 10:40 a.m.
Families and friends, faculty and staff are also invited. Refreshments will be served
following the service.

For more information, call 848-3599

Concordia University
Campus Ministry

Join the Party!

The Concordia University Alumni
Association invites you to come and
raise a glass to the Class of '98 at

Friday, June 12, 1998

5:30 - 173; 7:30 p.m.

Atrium - Place Concordia, J.W. McConnell Building

1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

Price: Complimentary for graduating students
$12 for each guest

Tickets can be picked up at the
Office of Alumni Affairs
SGW Campus: 1463 Bishop St., BC-101

For more information, call (514) 848-3815

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