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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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Construction crew shuts down project to support striking professors’ push for contract talks to resume

  October 27, 2017 Construction on St. Lawrence College’s new multi-million-dollar Student Life and Innovation Centre was halted Friday morning as workers honoured the picket lines, refusing to cross in a show of support for striking college faculty members. “When … Continue reading

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5 career-related reasons why college students should blog now

This blogging assignment has been one of the most powerful learning experiences for my students in the past. Continue reading

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The home stretch

We’re almost there. Second-year marketing students wrote their second-last blog post last week. I’ve picked seven favourites for the Week 5 Top Five. That’s two too many. What’s a teacher to do? I guess I’ll introduce you to them all. … Continue reading

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Read all about it! First-year writing assignment leads to jobs

I probably should have posted this press release earlier. The college where I work, St. Lawrence College, here in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has issued a news release to local media that aims to spread the word about the successes of … Continue reading

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