Posts By: The Voice

The Voice

The Voice is the collective presence of the writers who submit on behalf of the magazine. All praise to them!

Vintage Voice

Friday, November 23, 2018 may be “Black Friday” in certain countries, but a Canadian-based movement has also declared it “Buy Nothing Day.”   Your choice. Going over to the Dark Side.  Former Voice editor Christina M. Frey contemplates the absurdity of her Black Friday experience.  “The year I went Black Friday shopping, I was embarrassed to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The FormSwift Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  FormSwift Deadline:  December 15, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Must be enrolled at, or enrolling in, college or university at the undergrad (4-year) or grad level.  See full eligibility requirements. What’s required:  An email with school and contact info, along with a business plan infographic for… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Jeffi asks about AU’s mailing strategy during Canada Post work disruptions; responses indicate some parcels are being sent by Loomis courier.  In the wake of repeated posts searching for “easy” courses, Dougal looks forward to a post looking for courses that are “interesting, informative, challenging, and useful.  Amen to that, Dougal! Other… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  7BinaryOptions.com Scholarship Essay Contest Sponsored by:  7BinaryOptions.com Deadline:  December 15, 2018 Potential payout:  $3000 Eligibility restriction:  Students 16 years of age or older, studying at any level. What’s required:  An email along with a 700- to 1500-word essay describing the goals you will achieve in 10 years. Tips:  Read the essay requirements carefully…. Read more »

Student Sizzle!

AthaU Facebook Group Toni seeks advice to get back on track; many encouraging responses posted.  Mark is considering challenging several courses and seeks feedback from students who have gone this route.  Paul starts a conversation on the academic ramifications of a “W”. Other posts include references for grad study applications, average marking times, accessing course… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Psychology Library Orientation Mon, Nov 19, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration required Tensioned Interfaces: Unsettling Settler Spaces and Places in Online Education Tues, Nov 20, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies www.eventbrite.ca/e/fgs-presents-the-graduate-student-research-series-featuring-david-loewen-edd-program-tickets-52237182820 Register online at above link Online MBA… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Job-Applications.ca Working Parent College Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Job-Applications.ca Deadline:  December 8, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be legal residents of Canada, enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited Canadian post-secondary educational institution, have a GPA of at least 3.0, have worked an average of at least 12 hours for… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Isabella is concerned that her requested AU transcript hasn’t arrived at its destination yet; ensuing discussion revolves around the merits of paying the extra fee for courier service.   Tania wonders if students can apply for the MA-IS program with a 3-year bachelors degree: yup!  Olivia posts a link to a new group… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Info Session Wed, Nov 14, 4:00 to 5:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/doctorate-business-administration-dba-information-nov14-2018/ Register online at above link MBA in Hockey Management Info Session Thurs, Nov 15, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business https://business.athabascau.ca/event-details/executive-mba-business-hockey-info-session-5pm-mst-online-10/ Register online at above link… Read more »

The Vintage Voice

With the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I approaching, we explore two very different WWI-related articles. Visual reminders.  Writer and former Voice editor Christina M. Frey highlights some of the more significant movies set during World War 1.  “Films offer us the opportunity to immerse ourselves in an era long gone, to… Read more »