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Employee Sustainability Leadership Certificate
A participant can enroll in one or more modules. However to receive the certificate they must complete all 6 modules and the practice component. In order to participate in the practicum, they must have taken at least the Introduction to Sustainability module.
The Sustainability Leaders Certificate is designed for university employees. The certificate program includes six, three-hour modules and a final project. A participant can enroll in one or more modules. To receive the Course Certificate a participant must complete all six modules and the practice component.
Each module will introduce participants to key sustainability topics and provide an opportunity to discuss campus sustainability issues. Experiential and adult education principles are used in the program design.
The modules are non-credit courses that are pass/fail and taught by Office of Sustainability staff and guest speakers. Pass/fail is achieved through the passing in of quizzes at the end of each module. The practice component of the program will provide participants with an opportunity to put into practice newly understood concepts and techniques by implementing a project and receiving peer feedback. Completion of modules and practicum will appear on the Certificate.
3 hours for each of the 6 modules:
Counselling Services offers an on-line, guided self-help program, for students experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, depression and stress.
Entitled “FEELING BETTER”, the program includes a series of on-line interactive modules, developed to help students learn methods of coping and reducing distress. This will continue to be available throughout the spring and summer terms, including to students away from Halifax and unable to access direct counselling services. For more information go to www.counsellingservices.dal.ca
John Murchie: He Searches For
Friday 27 April at 7 pm | Dalhousie Art Gallery | Free Admission
The Dalhousie Art Gallery is pleased to present He Searches For by John Murchie. The performance is being held in conjunction with Unbound: An exhibition in three chapters. Chapter 3 of the exhibition is an installation by John Murchie called see what you think which features an expanding pile of shredded paper as the artist works on shredding the equivalent to the Gallery's publication archives.
He Searches For is a reading by John Murchie based on his novel documenting the escapades of Big Boy. The performance takes place in a dimly lit, minimally furnished space and is accompanied by between-chapter interludes on the harmonium.
John Murchie is an artist, former gallery director, curator, writer, teacher, farmer and cook in Sackville, New Brunswick. He has published several artist books and other printed matter including Lines (1979), One Way Ticket (1983) and An American Pastime redone in Canada (2003-ongoing). He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions at venues including the Dalhousie Art Gallery (Halifax), Articule (Montreal), Mercer Union (Toronto), The Nickle Arts Museum (Calgary) and Open Space (Victoria). He participated in the Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival in 2003 and 2008, and has curated exhibitions for the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery (Halifax), the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (Halifax), the Beaverbrook Art Gallery (Fredericton) and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (Charlottetown) among others. He has received numerous awards and grants and was a Research Fellow at the National Gallery of Canada from 1995-1996. From 2003 until recently he worked full-time as the Coordinator of Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre (Sackville).
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