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The Voice

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

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Prime Scholarship Sponsored by:  Prime Medical Deadline:  December 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be working toward a two- or four-year degree, with the intention of becoming an RN or LPN upon graduation. What’s required:  A completed application form, along with a maximum 500-word personal statement, and at least one… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Group admin JoAnne reminds students to use their tutor as their primary resource—not other students.  Razanne wonders how heavily PSYC courses rely on the textbook; responders suggest very heavily, indeed.  Abeer seeks recommendations for courses with no exams; students respond with their exam-free faves. Other posts include citing an AU study guide,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  ServiceScape Scholarship Sponsored by:  ServiceScape Deadline:  November 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be at least 18 years old and attending, or will attend, an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2019. What’s required:  A completed online application, including a maximum 300-word essay on the topic of “how… Read more »

Vintage Voice!

Remembrance Day is just a few days away.  Each year, The Voice‘s writers find many reasons to remember. Layers of Remembrance.  Writer Bill Pollett relates how the tentacles of war reached far into his family.  “… I would listen to the sounds of overturning furniture, wild curses, dishes shattering against the wall–all the sounds of… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Ben wonders if anyone has done six courses in a 4-month semester; apparently AU students have been there and are doing that.  A student loses a full day’s work after a computer crash and another student suggests using Google Docs to prevent future scenarios like this. Other posts include finding the contract… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Online MBA Info Session Thursday, November 14, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/online-mba-executives-information-session-2019-nov13/ Register online at above link COHERE 20th Anniversary Conference 2019 Thursday November 14, 9:00am to 7:00 pm MST, and Friday, November 15, 9:00 am to 11:45 am MST Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Digital Excellence Scholarship Sponsored by:  iGotcha Deadline:  December 1, 2019 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, and enrolled in college or university. What’s required:  A two-stage process:  first, submit a message to introduce yourself and describe your passion and involvement in the digital world.  Applicants passing the… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Alyssa expresses frustration that she can’t get through to financial aid; other students reply they’re having trouble too, and a student union rep suggests contacting AUSU or AUGSA.  Amanda seeks info on whether current AU students need to pay application fees for AU grad studies; AU itself responds that application fees are… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

BComm/CPA Info Session Mon, Oct 28, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/bcomm-cpa-information-session-1019/ Register online at above link Learning to Learn Online AU’s massive open online course (MOOC) Oct 28 to December 2 Online Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/learning-to-learn-online-athabasca-universitys-massive-open-online-course-mooc/ Register online through above link Online MBA Info Session Wed, Oct… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

2019 AU Future Alumni and Distinguished Alumni Awards Barbara Tiedemann, MC Esmail Bharwani, BADMN 1992 Mon, Oct 21, 5:30 to 8:30 pm MDT Fort Calgary, Sanders Room, 750 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary AB In person and livestream Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/2019-au-future-alumni-distinguished-alumni-awards/ Register online or access livestream through above link Hack the Library:  Using Discover to… Read more »