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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

Talk to a Librarian Drop-in Session Tues, Oct 6, 9:00 to 9:30 am MDT Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link “AU Has a Library?” An Introduction to Library Resources and Services Wed, Oct 7, 9:00 to 10:30 am MDT Online via Adobe Connect Hosted by… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week—

Scholarship name:  Electric IT Innovation Scholarship Sponsored by:  Electric Deadline:  November 1, 2020, 11:59 pm EST Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be university or high-school students. What’s required:  An online application, including a maximum 600-word essay on the topic of internet technology. Tips:  Be sure to read the Terms and Conditions. Where to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Parking Solutions Scholarship Sponsored by:  Parking BOXX Deadline:  October 15, 2020 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in a program at an accredited university, college, graduate school, vocational school, or technical school, for the fall semester. What’s required:  An online application form along with an… Read more »

Students Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Mitch launches a discussion about the online-only 2020 convocation; initial responses indicate some of this year’s grads are feeling disappointed they won’t be able to attend a live event.  Jennifer wonders where to find updates on courses that are temporarily closed; moments later, the link to the course availability list is posted. … Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA Application Webinar Thurs, Oct 1, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/online-mba-application-webinar-20201001 RSVP through above link AU 2020 Convocation Fri, Oct 2, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by who news.athabascau.ca/events/athabasca-university-convocation-2020 Visit above link for more info All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Vintage Voice

Avast, mateys!  International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is on the horizon for September 19, and we’ve plumbed the depths to dredge up some booty from the archives. Prepare to be boarded!  Writer Barbara Lehtiniemi reviews the Monty Pythonesque pirate movie Yellowbeard, which features Cleese, Chapman, Idle, plus Cheech, Chong, and Madeleine Kahn.  “Although… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Michelle wonders why transfer credits from another institution don’t affect GPA at AU; responses indicated that for AU undergrad programs, only AU courses are used for GPA.  Bob posts about new course LBST 325 Labour Mobility and Migrant Workers; a timely topic!  A student discovers the hard way that exams have to… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships Sponsored by:  Horatio Alger Association of Canada Deadline:  October 26, 2020 Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens, be graduating high school (or in the final year of CEGEP) with plants to enter university in the fall of 2021, demonstrate financial need, and be involved in… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation webinar Sat, Sept 19, 10:00 to 11:30 am MDT Online via Adobe Connect Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Sept 22, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business news.athabascau.ca/events/mba-for-executives-webinar-20200922 RSVP through above link… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  CouponBirds’ “Help to Save” Scholarship Sponsored by:  CouponBirds Deadline:  October 10, 2020 Potential payout:  $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and enrolled an accredited university or college in Canada or the U.S. for the 2020-2021 academic year. What’s required:  A completed online application, including contact and academic… Read more »