Of Note


Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Call for nominations:

3rd Annual Teaching Excellence Awards

Recognizing excellence in teaching, sustained commitment to the improvement of teaching, and creativity in the development of teaching materials and approaches.

Full-time and part-time faculty members teaching in the Faculty for at least five years are eligible for nomination.

Students and faculty members may pick up a nomination form from any of the four academic units of the Faculty or from the Dean's Office, LB-1001.

Deadline for nominations: February 11.


Yes, there are job prospects

for Arts and Science students!

Arts and Science Career Fair

February 3

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mezzanine, Henry F. Hall Building

Participating organizations include:

Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Campus Worklink Career Edge, Central Quebec School Board, Clearnet, Commission Scolaire Kativik, Groupe Conseil AON, Enterprise Location d'autos, The New England Center for Children, NFI (North American Family Institute), Public Service Commission of Canada, Sodema


Meeting to present short-listed candidates

for Vice-Rector, Services

Monday, January 31

J.A. D¸Seve Cinema (LB-125)

8:30 a.m.

All members of the university community are welcome to attend this special meeting, but speaking privileges will be restricted to members of the executive committee of the Board of Governors, the steering committee of Senate, deans and directors, designated students and staff of units that report to this position. This appointment will be for a five-year term, beginning soon. Here are the candidates:

Duncan Campbell has been director-general (chief administrative officer) of the Town of Mount Royal for 10 years. Before that, Mr. Campbell worked for CN Rail. He has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario (1984) and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (with distinction) from Carleton University (1974). A native of Montreal, he has been involved in education and community groups.

Michael Di Grappahas worked in Concordia's Physical Resources Department since 1988, and has been Executive Director of Physical Resources since 1997). After graduating from Concordia's School of Community and Public Affairs (BA 84), he did a Master's of Public Policy and Administration at New York's Columbia University. He was president of the Concordia University Alumni Association from 1996 to 1998.

Charles Emond became Vice-Rector, Services, in 1997. He has played an important role in the acquisition of new buildings and planning for construction. Emond had been a senior executive in the Canadian Forces, including CEO of the Royal Military College (Kingston) and commander of the Canadian Forces Base in Lahr, Germany. He has a BSc from the Royal Military College of Canada and an MBA from the University of Ottawa.

Carol-Ann Tetrault Sirsly is Vice-President, Control and Administration FMO, at the Fˇdˇration des caisses populaires Desjardins de Montrˇal et de l'Ouest-du-Quˇbec. Ms. Tetrault Sirsly is a graduate of Loyola College (BComm 73, BSc Mechanical Engineering 74) and Concordia University (MBA 75). She completed CA courses at McGill, and received her license in 1976.

Written comments concerning the candidates should be signed and addressed to Diane Hastings, Secretary of the Advisory Search Committee for the position of Vice-Rector, Services, Office of the Vice-Rector Institutional Relations and Secretary-General, S-BC 303. Comments may also be sent by e-mail (dhast@vax2.concordia.ca ) or by fax (848-4550).

Submissions will not be accepted after 5 p.m., February 11.

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