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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:  Jean Lumb Awards Sponsored by:  Jean Lumb Foundation Deadline:  May 24, 2021, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be enrolled full-time at a high school or secondary school in Canada, and be of Chinese heritage. What’s required:  An online application along with a… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Extending the agony:  a student’s query about the number of permitted extensions reveals that AU has bumped it from three to up to five for unfunded students.  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/covid-19-questions-and-answers/ Discord Well, why not aim high?  A student contemplating applying to Harvard asks for and receives info about the application and transfer-credit processes. Twitter… Read more »

Vintage Voice

The pandemic has made it easier for some to observe Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day on April 16.  We observe that our writers have used (at least) two different spellings for that garment. Hazel says “pajamas.”  Former Voice columnist Hazel Anaka laments the days she let drift by without accomplishing much.  “Time is a… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group The second-best time to start is now.  A student needing printed copies of each course’s syllabus for credit transfer assessment at another uni wishes they hadn’t waited until after 20 courses. Discord Maxing the RAM.  A student’s efforts to boost RAM on an older computer pre-ProctorU exam garners advice and offers of… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Business Undergrad Program Orientation for New Students Tues, Apr 20, 12:00 to 1:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/faculty-of-business-undergraduate-program-orientation-for-new-students-20210420/ RSVP through above link AUSU April… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Aging Matters Scholarship Sponsored by:  SeniorCare.com Deadline:  May 15, 2021 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be attending, or enrolled to attend in Fall 2021, an accredited university or college program full-time. What’s required:  A completed online application, including contact and academic info, and a 800-1000 word essay on “Why aging matters… Read more »

Vintage Voice

April 9 is Unicorn Day, the annual celebration of (probably) non-existent animals.  Exist or not, we found some in Voices past. And this was before viral arguments about The Dress.  Writer and philosopher Jason Sullivan questions video-game horses and perceptions of reality.  “As students who write essays and plan experiments we have the wonderful opportunity… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Eleanor Ritchie Education Scholarship Sponsored by:  Autism Ontario Deadline:  April 30, 2021 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be on the autism spectrum, be currently living in Ontario, and be accepted to attend their first year of post-secondary studies (university, college, apprentice program) in Canada. What’s required:  A completed online application form,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Wait, did I really write that?  A student wonders how to be sure an exam was submitted for marking correctly; one response points out the “request exam” page will note the status change from “exam requested” to “exam written” once it’s been submitted. Discord Aim for done.  A group stress-fest as students… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Bannock and a Movie April Edition: The Cree Hunters of Mistassini Apr 1 to Apr 30 Online Hosted by AU Nukskahtowin www.athabascau.ca/indigenous/bannock-and-a-movie/index.html Access through above link Digital Transformation Leadership Certificate info session by PowerED™ Tues, Apr 13, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU’s PowerED™ news.athabascau.ca/events/digital-transformation-leadership-certificate-info-session-by-powered/ RSVP through above link MBA for… Read more »