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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!

AU-Thentic Events

Academic Integrity Webinar Tuesday, July 23, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary Looking ahead… AUSU Annual Members Meeting Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/ausu-annual-members-meeting-3/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package All events are free unless otherwise specified.

Vintage Voice

We weren’t expecting to find much in the Voice‘s vault for Kebab Day, July 12.  But we were wrong!  And now we’re hungry! Dining under the stars. Writer Heather Fraser offers up tips for newbie campers, including menu suggestions—and cooking tips.  “It might sound good in theory, but don’t plan to cook everything over the… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Johnson Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Johnson Insurance Deadline:  August 12, 2019, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian residents, be completing high school in 2019, and be enrolled full-time for the 2019-2020 academic year at a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada.  Additionally, applicants must have, or must have… Read more »

Student Sizzle!—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Fiona is frustrated that she’s still waiting for assignment marks from May and early June, and the course is already over; responses stress the importance of complaining when service standards are not met.  After three courses with only online materials, Sam is startled to receive a postal notice of AU materials on… Read more »

AU-Thentic Event

AUGSA Annual General Meeting Tues, July 16, 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUGSA www.augsa.com/news/augsa-annual-general-meeting-july-16-2019/ No pre-registration necessary; access meeting online through above link

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Yes 2 Me Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Schizophrenia Society of Alberta (SSA) Deadline:  July 30, 2019 Potential payout:  $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Alberta, be diagnosed with schizophrenia, and be currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program.  See full eligibility requirements. What’s required:  A completed online application form, including academic… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Library Orientation Webinar Wed, Jul 10, 5:00 to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary AUSU Council Meeting Thurs, Jul 11, 6:30 to 8:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AUSU www.ausu.org/event/july-council-meeting-4/ No pre-registration required; e-mail governance@ausu.org for meeting package

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group JoAnne introduces a thread about managing distractions when using e-texts; varying techniques are reported, including switching to the unplugged version (real texts.)  Faye is curious if she’ll be notified when her tutor receives her paper exam; Denise shares the secret of finding out. Other posts include Trello, Degreeworks, and courses ACCT 352,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Senior Caregiver Scholarship Sponsored by:  SeniorAdvice.com Deadline:  July 15, 2019 Potential payout:  $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending a two- or four-year university or college in the Fall of 2019 and must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend. What’s required:  An email with contact and school info,… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Kimberly wonders how flexible the word-count limit is on essays; after getting feedback she manages to pare her essay back from double the limit to 70 over.  Monique is devastated by a seemly impossible exam for HIST 201; after a virtual group hug she’s going to nail it in the supplemental!  Ben… Read more »