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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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Sistema Kingston Brings music, energy, and team-building to Kids at Molly Brant

Sistema Kingston student playing violin

Sistema Kingston brings music, energy, and team-building to kids at Molly Brant

Mackenzie Harman loves the violin. A straight-talking and wise fifth grader, she has been learning music four days a week after school with Sistema Kingston for four years. Like all Sistema Kingston students, she started her musical adventure on a papier-mâché instrument that she made – and decorated – herself. The students start with papier-mâché violins, violas and cellos as they learn proper instrument care, positioning, and bowing techniques. Read more

 

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!

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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