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!

Vintage Voice

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10.  Mothers have featured in many Voice articles over the years; here are two perspectives. Who are we saving the good china for?  Debbie Jabbour recalls her mother’s good china, and who was special enough to use it.  “Every once in a while she would pull out the lace tablecloth,… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Mel is curious about the ten-day rule for exams; other students confirm that an exam can be written up to ten days past the date scheduled with AU.  Jonathon delayed booking an exam time with ProctorU and now there’s no slots available by April 30; ten-day rule to the rescue (but responders… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarships Sponsored by:  The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Deadline:  June 1, 2020 Potential payout:  up to $2000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be residents of Alberta and continuing or planning to continue to further their education or upgrade their skills.  See application form for full eligibility criteria. What’s required:  A… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Coping with change during COVID—How AU can help you Fri, May 1, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online via PlatformQ Hosted by AU news.athabascau.ca/events/coping-with-change-during-covid-how-au-can-support-you Register through above link The Grad Lounge Fri, May 1, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MDT Online via Microsoft Teams Hosted by AU Faculty of Graduate Studies news.athabascau.ca/events/the-grad-lounge-may-1 No pre-registration necessary;… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  Student Essay Contest Sponsored by:  Fraser Institute Deadline:  June 1, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 to $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be students (high school, undergrad, or grad) studying in Canada, or Canadian students studying abroad. What’s required:  A completed online application form, along with an essay of 1000 to 1500 words exploring the… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

RefWorks Migration Webinar Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 to 3:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU Library library.athabascau.ca/orientations.html No pre-registration necessary; access through above link Talk to a Librarian Drop-In Session Wed, Apr 29, 9:00 to 9:30 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Library news.athabascau.ca/events/talk-to-a-librarian-drop-in-session-april29 No pre-registration necessary; access through above link MBA for Executives Webinar… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Thomas expresses concern that he hasn’t had a confirmation for an exam request with an early May write date; an AU rep responds that AU is working through the backlog of requests in order of write date.  Miranda wonders if bathroom breaks are permitted during ProctorU exams; responders say they’ve been allowed…. Read more »

Vintage Voice

National Volunteer Week (April 19 to 25) has almost slipped by, but it deserves to be marked this year and every year. They don’t grow on trees, you know!  Tammy Lee Moore shows the volunteer spirit—and learns a valuable lesson about root vegetables.  “I had imagined lovely trailing plants with interspersed potatoes growing on them:… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  LM Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Leavitt Machinery Deadline:  May 31, 2020 Potential payout:  $500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian or U.S. residents, enrolled or expecting to be enrolled in a degree program at a Canadian post-secondary institution by September 2020, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. What’s required:  A completed… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group Jessi wonders what happens with accounting courses with paper exams now; responders advise asking the course tutor or the Faculty of Biz contact centre.  Faye relates being locked out of her exam by ProctorU during a bathroom break; still waiting for resolution on this one. Other posts include computer specs for ProctorU… Read more »