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May 28, 1998

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Grad Finale Convocation Reception 

All 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. 

May 28 and 29 

CSST First Aid (French) 

June 6 

Basic Life Support recertification 

June 7 


June 11 


June 13 and 14 

CSST First Aid (English) 

June 16 


June 17 and 18 

CSST First Aid (English) 

June 20 

Heartsaver Plus 

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. 

Discovery Workshops 

Family-oriented workshops for children and their parents are held every Sunday at the Redpath Museum. Registration ($5) starts the Thursday before at 398-4086, ext. 4092. Limit: 20 places per workshop. 

Ancient Order of Hibernians 

The Order's annual March to the Stone will be held on Sunday, May 31, to begin at 12:30 p.m. from St. Gabriel's Parish and neighbouring Paroisse St. Charles on Centre St. in Pointe St. Charles. Info: Hal Hennessey, 697-5008. 

Concert Hall 

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

Friday, May 29 

Lakeshore Concert Band, 8 p.m. 

Saturday, May 30 

Ramacharitham The Story of Lord Rama, 7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, May 31 

Collège Notre-Dame student concert, 7:30 p.m. 

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. 

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

HIV/AIDS course assistantship 

The HIV/AIDS Academic Subcommittee invites applications for course assistantships for the interdisciplinary undergraduate course, HIV/AIDS: Cultural, Social and Scientific Aspects of the Pandemic for 1989-99. Deadline for applications is June 1. Info: or waugh@vax2 

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, 

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. 


Sunday school coordinator 

Friendly and supportive community church seeks Sunday School coordinator. Immediate part-time opening. Musical ability and organizational skills necessary. Willing to work actively and enthusiastically with children and their teachers. Call the Mount Royal United Church, 739-7741. 

Ride needed 

Will share gas and driving to San Diego/L.A. area, early July. Call 488-2278 by June 14; leave message at 482-9329 from June 15 to July 2. 

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 

To go by June 14 

Double bed with frame, $75.; sofa bed (opens to twin size), $40. Prices firm. 488-2278 by June 13. 

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, 

At a loss for words? 

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

English angst? 

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

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). 

Business opportunity 

Enthusiastic students wanted. Earn tuition fees +. Substantial income possible from home-based business. No risk. Residual. 484-3998. 

Spanish immersion programs 

Carefully selected schools in Mexico, Central and South America, and Spain. North-South Connexions, 236-3400 or 

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. 


Start your own business 

Info-Entrepreneur, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Sun-Life Canada will give sessions on start-up requirements, federal and provincial rules, the creation of business plans, life insurance and pension planning. May 29, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. H-521, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Students: $28.75. Others: $57.51. RSVP at the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies, 848-2273. 

Archives information session 

Learn the ins and outs of Concordia's Archives Department. Topics include when and how to deposit and retrieve documentation, what type of documentation you should keep in Archives, as well as what documentation can be discarded. Wednesday, June 3, 9:30 a.m. -noon. H-1015 (Archives Department). To register, contact Carmelita Swann at 848-3668, or at 

Introduction to the Concordia University filing system 

Would you like to reorganize and improve the efficiency of your existing filing system? Learn the Concordia filing system and implement the system in your office. Wednesday, June 10, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A-400 (training room) To register, contact Carmelita Swann by June 3 at 848-3668, or at  

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