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EFAP Information Session for Employees
May 14, 2012 12:00 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2012 12:00 - 1:00pm
As part of Dalhousie’s ongoing commitment to employee health and well-being, information sessions are scheduled to familiarize you with Dalhousie’s Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP). This benefit is available to all regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. Our EFAP is a voluntary, confidential, short-term counselling and advisory service consisting of a network of professional advisors who are available day or night to provide confidential assistance with concerns that affect your personal, family, work life or general well-being.
Come learn more about this service, how it works, and how it can help you, your family, and your workplace.
REMINDER: May is “Mental Health Month”
Stress Relaxation Techniques May 9, 2012 12:15 – 1:15pm
Announcing the 6th Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition
The Canadian Naval Review will be holding its annual essay competition, the Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition, again in 2012. The winning essay will receive a prize of $1,000. The first and second place essays will be published in CNR. (Other non-winning essays will also be considered for publication, subject to editorial review.)
The first prize will be provided by Commander Richard Oland in memory of his father Commodore Bruce S. Oland.
Essays should relate to the following topics:
• Canadian maritime security;
• Canadian naval policy;
• Canadian naval issues;
• Canadian naval operations;
• Canadian oceans policy and issues.
Contest Guidelines and Judging
Submissions for the 2012 CNR Oland Essay Competition must be received at email@example.com by 17 June 2012.
• Essays are not to exceed 3,000 words. Longer submissions will be penalized in the adjudication process.
• Essays must not have been published elsewhere. Essays that have been published elsewhere will not be accepted.
• All submissions must be in electronic format and any accompanying photographs, images, or other graphics and tables must also be included as a separate file. Photographs obtained from the internet are not acceptable unless submitted in high-definition format.
The essays will be assessed by a panel of judges. The essays will be judged anonymously – at no point during the judging process will the judges know who the authors are. The essays will be assessed on the basis of a number of criteria including readability, breadth, importance, accessibility and relevance. The decision of the judges is final. All authors will be notified of the judges’ decision within two months of the submission deadline.
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