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Alumna Brings her Teaching Skills to a Career in Medicine and Research

Alumna Brings her Teaching Skills to a Career in Medicine and Research

June, 21, 2019
By Communications Team 

In a lot of ways, Hannah Ramsay has a familiar story. Her mother was a kindergarten teacher and she knew from a very early age that teaching was something she wanted to do when she grew up. But, as Hannah made her way through Con.Ed. at Queen’s, she realized she wasn’t quite ready to give up life as a student. Hannah applied for a Master’s in Chemistry with the hope that the additional degree would help her to get a job as a teacher. 

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Splash N' Boots Bring Music, Fun, and Inspiration to ACE Students

Splash N' Boots Bring Music, Fun, and Inspiration to ACE Students

June, 20, 2019
Splash N BootsBy Communications Team 

Thanks to support from the Barbara Crook Fund, the Faculty of Education welcomed Juno winning children’s entertainment duo Splash n’ Boots for a workshop with ACE students this April. Splash n’ Boots began in 2003 as a class project for then-teacher candidates (now Queen’s alumni) Nick Adams and Taes Leavitt. At the workshop Nick and Taes shared the challenges and successes working in the children’s entertainment industry and spoke about the power and importance of perseverance.

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They, Hirself, Em, And You Conference: Nonbinary pronouns in research and practice

They, Hirself, Em, And You Conference

Nonbinary pronouns in research and practice 

June 11-13, 2019 | Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario 

They, Hirself, Em, and You is a three-day conference bringing together linguists and other researchers and practitioners working on topics relating to nonbinary pronouns in English.

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Science Rendezvous Kingston

FREE FAMILY EVENT!

You are invited to celebrate Kingston-area science & scientists by being in the audience when the The Leon's Centre becomes a giant pop up Science Discovery Centre! Meet and talk to scientists, engage in scientific experiments and learn about the excitement and possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event is free and family-oriented. There is something for everyone!

Date: Saturday, May 11th
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Leon's Centre

Learn more about this outreach event at:

Science Rendezvous Kingston 2019 Poster

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Sistema Kingston Year End Concert

Sistema Kingston Year End Concert

Students in grades 2-6 from Molly Brant Elementary School share their creative energies in this unique production featuring singing, drama, string orchestra, improvisation, and mural art brought together in musicals that were created with guidance and support from Dr. Dean Burry of the Dan School of Drama and Music and Sistema Kingston instructors. 

Wednesday May 8, 2019

4:30 pm

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Nasreen Sultana receives Barbara Paul Medallion

Nasreen Sultana to receive Barbara Paul Medallion at Ban Righ Foundation

April 15, 2019 

Our own PhD candidate, Nasreen Sultana has been awarded The Barbara Paul Medallion Prize. The Prize is a medallion awarded to a graduating student in good academic standing who is completing a degree while combining family and/or employment responsibilities.

The award will be presented at the 2019 Ban Righ Foundation for Continuing Education Spring Celebration, happening on April 27 from 2-4 pm. 

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Afsheen Chowdhury (ConEd’19) receives inaugural Margaret Hooey Governance Award

Afsheen Chowdhury (ConEd’19) receives inaugural Margaret Hooey Governance Award

April 12, 2019 

During her time at Queen’s, Afsheen Chowdhury (ConEd’19), like many students, has been involved in numerous extra-curricular activities.

She has been a residence don for three years, serves as a Board Member for the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre (LGAC) and held several positions on the Concurrent Education Student Association (CESA), for example.

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