Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.
For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4881, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail: email@example.com.
Protecting your Portfolios against Market Volatility
Anyone can make money during a bull market; the trick is to do well when the financial climate is less predictable. Terri Cherney will provide expertise to achieve continued growth. Wednesday, April 21, 7 - 9:30 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $16. RSVP: 848-3817.
Tour of Shaughnessy House
The Canadian Centre for Architecture has received numerous awards for the design of its building, which integrates a modern structure with the magnificently restored 1874 Shaughnessy House, one of the rare 19th-century Montreal houses open to the public. Thursday, April 22, 6 - 7 p.m.; the CCA is open until 9 p.m. $8. RSVP: 848-3817.
The Applied Psychology Centre in the Department of Psychology offers confidential psychotherapy and assessment for adults, couples, families, children and teenagers. By appointment only. Call 848-7550.
Until May 15
Massimo Guerrera: Porus, on display at the Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery. Guided tours are available in English, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, at noon, and in French, Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 1 p.m. Free. 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-4750.
For more information and prices on the following courses, please contact Donna Fasciano, Training Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety, 848-4355, or Fascdo@alcor.concordia.ca
April 18 --Heartsaver Plus
April 22 --Heartsaver
April 24 --Basic Life Support
April 27 --Heartsaver
Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Faculty Development Workshops
For more information or to register
for the following workshops,
please call 848-2495 or e-mail CTLS@alcor.concordia.ca
1. Grading student work for improving student learning. This workshop will introduce a time-efficient approach to grading, and link it to a method of giving brief feedback on strategies that students can use to improve their future work. Monday, April 19, noon - 2 p.m.
2. What WebCT can do for you! WebCT is a powerful yet easy-to-use software framework for putting components of your course on the Web. This presentation will provide an introductory look at the package. (There will be a more in-depth seminar later.) This workshop can be previewed at http://rkenner.concordia.ca/Wct_over/Wct_over.html. Tuesday, April 27, H-521, Hall Building, 10 a.m. noon.
An informal conversation, open to the public, will be given by the Rosicrucian Order, a non-sectarian order. Friday, April 30, 8 p.m. at 2295 St. Marc, fourth floor; doors open at
7:30. Refreshments served. Info:
Carmen Brereton at 626 0951, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent Finders Montréal
We are a non-profit, volunteer-run search and support group for adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. We meet next on April 15, 7:30 to 9 p.m., at Concordia's Campus Ministry, Loyola (2496 West Broadway, NDG). Info: Pat Danielson, 683-0204, or www.PFMTL.org
Elder abuse info-line
Volunteers needed for the info-line. You will receive appropriate training and be part of a dynamic volunteer team to raise awareness of elder abuse. Call Heather Hart, 488-9163, ext. 360.
If you're a good listener, and are interested in helping others, Shalom Line may be the thing for you. The anonymous listening service is accepting new volunteers into its training program, starting this spring. Orientation meeting: April 21, 5:30 p.m. Info: Suzanne Herscovitch, 345-2645,
7141 Sherbrooke W. Tickets and info: 848-7928.
Thursday, April 15
All in One, student jazz improvisation ensemble, directed by Charles Ellison, 8 p.m. Free.
Friday, April 16
Concordia Big Band, conducted by Dave Turner, 8 p.m. Free.
Saturday, April 17
Classical guitar students, directed by Garry Antonio, 8 p.m. Free.
Sunday, April 18
Opera repertoire students, directed by Jocelyn Fleury, 8 p.m. Free.
Tuesday, April 20
Au Kwok Kong, piano, and Nara Kavkas, piano, 8 p.m. Free.
Wednesday, April 21
Irene Feher, soprano, and Jamie Burt, flute, 8 p.m. Free.
Thursday, April 22
Karoline Leblanc, harpsichord, diploma concert, 8 p.m. Free.
Friday, April 23
Lakeshore Concert Band, 8 p.m. $10/$5 seniors and students.
Saturday, April 24
Diploma students' chamber music ensembles, directed by Louise Samson, 8 p.m. Free.
Sunday, April 25
Dimitris Ilias, tenor, diploma concert, 8 p.m. Free.
Wednesday, April 28
Kimberley Beyea/Danielle François, student jazz vocalists, 8 p.m.
Introduction to the Career Resource Centre
Learn how to use computer and print materials effectively to uncover top jobs in the "hidden" job market, where 80 per cent of the jobs are found, and explore occupational options, workplace trends and top jobs for the new millennium. Wednesday, April 21, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., H-440, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-4388.
Thursday, April 22
Panel discussion and readings with four Northern Irish writers, John Brown, Moira Donaldson, Glen Patterson and Owen Patterson. Sponsored by the Concordia Irish Lecture Series and the British Council. 8 p.m., H-535-1, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: Donna Whittaker, 848-2435 (9 a.m. 5 p.m.)
Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.
Concordia Council on Student Life
CCSL, the governing body for Student Services at Concordia, will hold its next meeting on April 23, 10 a.m., in GM-300-24 (SGW). CCSL deals with issues that affect student life at Concordia. All welcome. Info: 848-4242 (Dean of Students Office).
Contemporary Dance auditions
Try-outs for the dynamic three-year BFA in dance, which concentrates on developing each student's technical and creative potential for choreography, will take place April 17, May 1 and August 14. Info: 848-4740, or email@example.com
Student Safety Patrol
Our drop-by and accompaniment services are offered to all of Concordia's students, faculty and staff. Call 848-7533 to reach a dispatcher, Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight. Or be a volunteer; call 848-8600 (SGW), 848-8700 (Loyola).
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.
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 are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, MI-02, or call us at 848-2859.
Authors Anne Stone, kath maclean and rob mclennan will read at Jailhouse, 30 Mont-Royal West, on Monday, April 26 at 9 p.m. as part of the Rhizome Reading Series. Maclean and mclennan will be appearing again at the Bard Reading Series, Reggie's Pub, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., mezzanine, on Tuesday, April 27, 8:30 p.m. Info: 938-0943.
Asbestos information sessions
The Concordia University Environmental Health and Safety Office and the McGill University Environmental Safety Office invite you to attend a community information session on Asbestos and its Effects on Health with McGill's Dr. André Dufresne. Several times are available at both universities in April and May, in
English and French. Info: Christine
Sidhom, 848-4358, csidhom@alcor
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed by Alexander Marine, April 15 25. D.B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $2-$10. Info: 848-4742.
Laptop for sale
VisioNote, 233 MHz Pentium, 64 MB Ram, 12.1 TFT SC 9800 screen, 24 X CD-ROM, 1.44 MB floppy drive, 56K fax modem, removable hard drive, printer port, mouse and some software. $1,950. Call 768-5363 after 6 p.m.
Charming 4 1/2, fully furnished. Quiet residential area (Mont-Royal and Parc). Available June to mid-August. $710/mth plus utilities. Call 993-0608 (day), or 495-1649 (evening).
Child care needed
Concordia staff member seeks full-time child-care provider for two families in Notre-Dame de l'Île Perrôt. Non-smoker, bilingual preferred, must provide own transportation, hours 7-5. Call Wendy at 848-3401 daytime, or 453-6786 evenings and weekends.
Looking for a house-sit
June to mid-July (May negotiable). Doctoral student. Reliable and clean. Preferably walking distance to SGW (on the Plateau, Westmount or Outremont). Janet Dorozynski at Janet.Dorozynski@ping.be ; or Ana at 848-2581/2575.
House for rent
Rustic detached small house with large backyard and fantastic view of Lachine Rapids (LaSalle). Garage, laundry. Frequent bus at top of street to green métro line. Near bike path. Ideal for couple or single professional. Available July 1. Leave message at 368-7099.
Apartment to sublet
May 1 - August 31. Modestly furnished 2 1/2 in west downtown, $375, heat & hot water included, top floor of four-story brick walkup bldg., one block to Atwater Métro, hardwood floors, quiet neighbourhood, laundry. Call 939-0713.
Three-bedroom home in NDG. Hardwood floors, renovated kitchen and bathroom, laundry, enclosed yard, sun porch. Central, shops, schools, bus, metro. June 1, $1500/month, utilities excluded. Contact: 489-8904 or
Visiting professor to Concordia during summer session seeks to rent an apartment or house (convenient to SGW) for May and June. Call 489-7122.
Beautiful four-bedroom Victorian cottage for rent from June 1 to May 31. Call (450) 458-1121, 848-2519, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To let in NDG
From July 1999. Fully furnished, English-style cottage. Oak woodwork, antique furniture, renovated kitchen, laundry, parking. Vendôme Métro. $2,250/mth (neg.). Call 489-5913 or 987-3000, ext. 6714.
Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, MA Economics, can prepare you for exams, research, and writing assignments. Geepu at 843-6622, email@example.com
Spanish immersion programs
Designed to meet your needs. Carefully selected schools in Latin America and Spain. Programs all year. Info: Joan MacLean-Dagenais, North-South Connexions, 236-3400.
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.
The Concordia Women's Centre is an information, referral and drop-in centre. We offer a women-only lounge area, resource library, photocopier, job listings, courses, community files and more. Call us about the next Action self-defence course, 848-7431, or drop by at 2020 Mackay, downstairs.
EAP lunchtime seminar
Adapting to Change. This workshop will explain the three phases of change (denial, bargaining, anger) and teach a step-by-step method for dealing with change in a positive way. Tuesday, April 27, noon - 1:15 p.m., SGW Campus, H-769, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Register with Carmelita Swann at 848-3668 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday, April 23.
Instructional and Information Technology Services is offering a series of computer workshops for all faculty and staff. For information, or to register, please send an e-mail message to Workshop@alcor.concordia.ca, or call 848-7688.