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!

AU-Thentic Events

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Info Session Tues, Jan 8, 4:00 to 5:00 pm MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business business.athabascau.ca/event-details/doctorate-business-administration-dba-information-jan08-2019/ Register online at above link AU Open House Wed, Jan 9, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU www.athabascau.ca/discover/open-house/ Register online at above link second session:  Wed, Jan 9, 5:00… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Mike Puhallo Memorial Scholarships Sponsored by:  BC Cowboy Heritage Society and Canadian Cowboy Country magazine Deadline:  December 31, 2018 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. students about to enter, or continue, a program of study at a post-secondary educational institute, and may not be a previous winner of… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Science Outreach – Athabasca: 2018 Christmas Bird Count Sun, Dec 27, 8:15 am to 4:00 pm MST Muskeg Creek Chalet, 56 Street and 49 Avenue, Athabasca AB In person Hosted by AU and Crooked Creek Conservancy Society news.athabascau.ca/events/science-outreach-athabasca-2018-christmas-bird-count/ No pre-registration necessary Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Info Session Tues, Jan 8, 4:00 to 5:00 pm… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Emily seeks input on what other schools students applied to for graduate studies; many interesting responses so far.  Eve is curious how she will know when her exam is graded; most responses say email, but we say “constant refresh.” Other posts include exam requests, AU holiday scheduling, collective bargaining, and courses CRJS… Read more »

Vintage Voice

Is the lead-up to the holidays making you feel Grinch-y?  Read how some voices past reflected on their Christmas cynicism. Unearthing the magic.  Writer Bill Pollett reflects on whether Christmas has any meaning outside of the crass materialism.  “Christmas has largely been reduced to a plastic dollar-store snow globe, filled with toxic liquid and glitter,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU’s Hot Social Media Topics

AthaU Facebook Group Amber is floored by a marking rubric with obvious and egregious errors; among a flood of responses an AU staffer jumps in with good advice and an offer of assistance; Carrie has just enrolled in her first course and is itching to get access to the course page and materials. Other posts… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  The Expert Institute’s 2018 Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Sponsored by:  The Expert Institute Deadline:  December 31, 2018 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. What’s required:  An online application form, along… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events–Upcoming AU Related Happenings

Athabasca University Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tues, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  news.athabascau.ca/announcements/holiday-closures/ AU Library Last day to order materials: Wed, Dec 19 Closed Tues, Dec 25 to Tuesday, Jan 1, inclusive Reopens Wed, Jan 2, 8:30 am MST More info at:  library.athabascau.ca/page/ann AUSU Closed Tues,… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  PDFelement 2018 Scholarship Contest Sponsored by:  PDFelement Wondershare Deadline:  December 31, 2018 (earlier entries have an advantage; see tips) Potential payout:  $1000 USD Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be over 17 years of age and enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution. What’s required:  An email with contact info, along with a 2- to 3-minute… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AU and Bow Valley College celebrate Memorandum of Action Mon, Dec 10, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST AU – Calgary Campus, 6th Floor Lobby Area, 345 – 6 Avenue SE, Calgary AB In person Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/athabasca-university-and-bow-valley-college-celebrate-memorandum-of-action/ Register online at above link The Graduate Student Research Series: Challenges and Resiliency in Aboriginal Adults… Read more »