Bonnie DuPont appointed chair of the University of Calgary’s Board of Governors
The Government of Alberta has appointed distinguished business executive and leadership pioneer Bonnie DuPont as chair of the University of Calgary’s Board of Governors.
It is with great sorrow that we share the news that Margo Husby passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13 after a short illness.
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- Max Foran, BEd'68, MA'70, PhD'81 shares his thoughts on the value of history
- Rhonda Gibson, PhD’97 received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
- Bonnie DuPont, MEd’89 appointed chair of the University of Calgary’s Board of Governors.
- Graham Abela, EdD received a Spirit of Taber Award.
- Amy Gaukel, MEd appointed Assistant Dean, Students at the Lassonde School of Engineering.
- Robert Shea, EdD appointed Associate Vice-President (Academic and Student Affairs) of Memorial University's Fisheries and Marine Institute.
- Diane Sherley, PhD 2012 honoured by Rocky View Schools.
- Michele Jacobsen, BA'93, BEd'93, MSc'95, PhD'98 on classroom technology.
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- Susan Gibson, MA ‘82, just published a book entitled Canadian Curriculum Studies: Trends, Issues, and Influences.
- Derek Beaulieu, BA’96, MA’04, BEd’08, was a featured writer at Wordfest in Calgary this year.
- Paul Colver, BEd’71, recently published the novel Before the Dawn, which has moved on to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.
- Diane Swiatek, BA’69, BEd’71, founded Banbury Crossroads, a self-directed learning school in Calgary (see U Magazine story). In December 2010, Diane was recognized with a Woman of Vision Award through Global TV and the YWCA.
- Marcos Benevides, MEd’02, is an assistant professor at J. F. Oberlin University in Tokyo. He also writes English teaching coursebooks and recently won two awards for his reading coursebook, Fiction in Action: Whodunit.