Drop-in and Guided Writing Room @ S312 Ross
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – Dec 14 @ 12:30 pm

Drop-in and Guided Writing Room - S312 Ross

Can't get an appointment? Only need a little help? Need a place to write? Have no fear - the WC's New Drop-In and Guided Writing Room is here!

Beginning the week of September 24, our new Drop-in and Guided Writing Room in Ross S312 will be open Monday to Friday from 10:30-12:30 for students who have no appointment, but would like a short consultation with an instructor, have a specific question or two, or just want to work on their writing in a supportive, resource-rich environment.

Our resource room may occasionally be used for other activities such as workshops - in which case drop-in will take place by going to the reception desk and checking for drop-in availability with our staff.

Just come to S312 Ross and sign in. An instructor will check in with you to offer assistance, to guide you toward resources, or to facilitate consultation with others on similar issues or assignments.

The President's Prizes in Creative Writing - Call for Submissions @ Creative Writing Program, LA&PS, Office of the President
Nov 12 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jan 14 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Creative Writing Competition 2018-19Creative Writing Competition

Call for Submissions

Poetry - Short Fiction - Screenplay - Stageplay
and The Lorna Marsden Award for Creative Writing in French

Open to all Genres

Deadline: January 14, 2019

Open to all Full or Part-Time York Undergraduate Students

Cash Awards

Rules, FAQs and forms at

Sponsored By

Creative Writing Program

Faculty of LA&PS

Office of the President

Creative Writing Competition 2018-19 (PDF)

ADMS 3530 - PASS SCHEDULE @ Room 124, Atkinson Building
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
WordPress Event Calendar Training
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
WordPress Event Calendar Training

Training Course Descriptions and Additional Information

To sign up for WordPress training please complete the registration form:

NOTE: The registration form is for LA&PS faculty and staff members registering for WordPress training courses through the eServices Office.

ADMS 3330 - PASS SESSION @ Room 124, Atkinson Building
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
What Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Taught me about Teaching and Learning @ 140 McLaughlin College, Senior Common Room
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
What Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Taught me about Teaching and Learning @ 140 McLaughlin College, Senior Common Room | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

DR. PETER CONSTANTINOU is a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration. He has over 24 years of experience in teaching and has been experimenting with what he calls High Intensity Learning Experiences (HILEs). Traditional thinking about teaching and learning focuses on pedagogy and insight into learners, and some consideration has been given to the notion the experience that students have in the process of learning.

His experience and research shows that when students feel pressure in experiential education activities their performance improves. This August, he fulfilled a life-long dream to climb Africa’s highest mountain. From this expedition and his work with experiential education he concludes that without the possibility of failure there is little opportunity to learn and grow.

Poster: Peter Constantinou_Poster_Nov.21_18

Speakers: Peter Constantinou
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time: 12 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Senior Common Room, 140 McLaughlin College

For further information, please contact Vicky Carnevale at: x: 33824 or

Hosted by the Office of the Head of McLaughlin College.

Creative Writing Reading Series - Susannah M. Smith and Shazia Hafiz @ HNE 034
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Creative Writing Reading Series

Wednesday, November 21, 2018/ 1:00-2:30pm

HNE 034 (Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building)


Light refreshments will be reserved

CRWR Reading Series November 2018 (PDF)

NSERC Information Session @ 519 Kaneff Tower
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

You are invited to attend an NSERC information session with a focus on aligning NSERC funding opportunities with your career goals. Hosted by the Strategic and Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI) Unit within the Office of Research Services, the session includes a presentation by our regional NSERC representative, as well as a panel discussion featuring the NSERC representative and York faculty members with a variety of NSERC award and grant experience.

Coffee will be provided, as will ample networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!


Time Management Skills Workshop @ Vanier Renaissance Room (VC 001)
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

How to balance the demands of school, work, commuting, and social and family life?

Build the time-management skills that are crucial to student success. Register here for the event

ADMS 2510 - PASS SESSION @ Room 124, Atkinson Building
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DISASTERS AND WHY - November 21, 2018 @ Atkinson Building, Harry Crowe Room 109
Nov 21 @ 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

What you need to know about disasters and why


Celebrating Financial Literacy Month…a Forum for Students by Students on Finessing Your Finances @ 152 Founders College, Founders Assembly Hall
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Open to all students

For more information and to register online, visit: to be eligible for door prizes and to learn about a paid research/education opportunity available in Winter 2019.

Panelists talking about “How they Finessed their Finances” – paid for their education, made ends meet while living on a low income, and more.

Share tips and learn from others on how to manage your finances as a student.

Finesse your Finances poster 2

Fit at Founders Presents: YOGA @ 023 Founders
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Unwind with Yoga every Wednesday starting September 19, 2018 in 023 Founders from 6:00-7:00pm. Classes are taught by instructors from Athletics and Recreation.

Last day of Yoga for the Fall Term will be November 28th!

Fit at Founders Poster

ADMS 2500 - PASS SESSION @ Room 124, Atkinson Building
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Undergraduate Program Coordinator Meetings for 2018-19 @ S701 Ross
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

The Undergraduate Program Coordinators usually meet on the third Thursday of each month.

**The August Meeting will be held at 1 pm in the afternoon rather than in the morning (August 23, 2018).

***The December Meeting will be held on the second Thursday of the month (classes end Tuesday, Dec 4) (December 13, 2018).