Author Archives: teachingteacher

About teachingteacher

Business communications instructor, journalist, corporate communications writer and media trainer ... and Masters Candidate M.Ad.Ed.

Thank you to my student heroes

One of my student heroes stopped by my office yesterday to say good-bye as he finishes his last week at St. Lawerence College and leaves for his final placement, culminating three remarkable years at our institution. He wasn’t saying good-bye … Continue reading

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And the top new SLC AMC blogs are…

I must be losing my edge. I don’t remember this annual Top 5 beginner blog ranking being so tough to write. If memory serves, there were usually a few posts from first-year St. Lawrence College Advertising and Marketing Communications students … Continue reading

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Some things will never change?

Pop musician Bruce Hornsby used to sing in his 1986 hit single that “some things will never change—that’s just the way it is.” Incredibly, that seems to be true of the basics of blog writing (at least in the short term). … Continue reading

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For the record…

The post below is copied from my “About Me” page from a few months ago. With the college faculty strike over, it’s time to restore my old profile page. However, I didn’t want to lose the commentary below. —- I … Continue reading

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Ugly divide-and-conquer strategy fails CEC

The “no” vote is even more noteworthy when one considers that the stakes are getting higher by the day. Continue reading

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Colleges, check the research—your numbers don’t add up

KINGSTON, ONT.—When a St. Lawrence College professor asked her MPP for his support to end the current labour dispute between college faculty and their employer, here is how he responded: “I do not view the use of contract or sessional … Continue reading

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More than 160 protesters rally to support striking faculty

KINGSTON, ONT., Nov. 3, 2017—More than 160 demonstrators gathered at St. Lawrence College on Friday to protest precarious employment and to fight for academic freedom. Members from several of the city’s labour unions joined picketing professors for a rally at … Continue reading

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