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Research & Ideas Fair

St. Thomas University president Dawn Russell was not in attendance of the March 17 Senate meeting, so Kim Fenwick, vice-president academic, read the announcements. On Friday, March 18, the Research & Ideas Fair is being held in-person in Brian Mulroney Hall at 12:45 p.m.

Cultural competency training

Sydona Chandon, St. Thomas University student senator and vice-president education for the STU Students’ Union, said STUSU is hosting cultural competency training from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, March 18.

Scholarship approvals, amendments

Dawne Clarke, St. Thomas University Senate admissions and academic standing chair, called for a motion to approve the Bank of Montreal Entrance Scholarship. She also called for the CIBC Entrance Scholarship to be approved. Both motions were approved.

Clarke put forward a third motion to approve the amendments to the St. Thomas Renewable Achievement Scholarship and the St. Thomas Renewable Scholars Scholarship. They were approved.

Capstone project

Dawne Clarke, St. Thomas University Senate admissions and academic standing chair, put forth a motion to approve the ECCPA 1400 ESAP PSE capstone project. The motion was approved.

Senate committee appointments

André Loiselle, dean of humanities at St. Thomas University, moved a motion to appoint Dawne Clarke to serve on the joint board Senate honorary degree committee from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024. The motion was approved.

Susan Machum, dean of social sciences at STU, moved a motion to appoint Kristi Allain to sit on the Senate nominating committee from July 1, 2022 to June, 2024.