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33rd Year

— No. 15

Whafe Shorter semesters possible Inside

By Ray Bowe

by having more

fit

ules and

Conestoga College

looking

dents to fast-track through a pro-

into shortening semesters

from 16

gram.

weeks

cational services

is

many

With

in length.

The academic research and eduspeaking to dif-

work-terms,

schools

would allow students

determine their position.

other college students.

change

like this,

we want

to listen

to various subgroups,” said Eleanor

Conlin, chair of academic research

and education services. Such subgroups include the board of governors, the

DSA,

faculty, stu-

dents and advisory committees.

According

many

to Conlin,

A

semesters to enter the

race for jobs at the

are looking at a major

offering

shorter

ferent groups within the school to

“When we

helps

stu-

is

to 15

College vice

flexible sched-

would allow more

it

same time

as

shorter semester

whether or not a student to the next level

is

promot-

of his or her

program.

col-

cuss the change to shorter semes-

end of December. This

ters. The proposal has already been made to the DSA and board of gov-

does not give students the chance to appeal before the next semester begins.

Conlin said some teachers work

ernors.

After

students

are

Conlin will approach faculty and middle management during May

15-week scheduling,

and June.

it

wouldn’t be

“If we’re going to change,

down

the road,

it’s

not overnight,”

“You need lead time.” Conlin said teachers would need

Conlin

said.

“At the end of the consultations should have a clear picture,”

we

said Conlin.

She pointed out

financial benefits

to the school.

a year to reorganize the cur-

“We

riculum. Publications and textbook

nomic

would need a minimum of two years and external industries would need some notice of the

can bring in more students more

changes.

who

at least

printers

are always looking at ecogain,” she added.

If students fast-track, the college

quickly, plus retain

leges have already implemented a

up

15-week semester.

ing up their work. Consequently,

There are several types of sched-

students are robbed of an acceptable appeals process if they wish to

uling models to choose from, said Conlin, who is organizing consul-

tal

challenge their marks because the

tation sessions with students to dis-

stays at the college.

The

1

5- week

semester has

its

pros and its cons. Conlin said students could bene-

DSA

until late

Christmas Eve finish-

consulted,

Conlin was quick to note that even if the college did decide to use immediate.

would also give teachers extra time at the end of fall semesters leading up to Christmas. At this time, there are exams, grading and discussions on ed

college breaks for a week’s vacation at the

more

students

could then pick up courses they have missed.

The

college receives governmen-

subsidies for every student

who

awards honour outstanding involvement

By Mike Radatus The DSA’s annual awards ban-

who have

quet honouring those

community of Conestoga College was held April contributed to the

11

Black Rob’s debut album has unique style.

at

The highest award presented by the

FttGE6

the Golf Steak House, in

Kitchener.

DSA

in

is

recognition and

appreciation of outstanding leadership and involvement in college life.

was presented

It

Melnyk

to

Jenn

her involvement in

for

school activities.

The

Allan

Logan

memorial

award was presented

Lam. The

recipient of this

Chanh

to

award must

demonstrate a warmth and responsibility in caring for

and enriching

the lives of students at

Conestoga

College.

The

individual also

must make a com-

DSA

left to right; Jenn Hussey, vice-president of operations, Scott Lichty, promotions Mike Harris, vice-president of education, Kim Kroeker, vice-president of student affairs, Paul Luquin, promotions assistant, Ramy Michael, promotions assistant, Ellen Menage, president, and Phil LeBeau, president elect. (Photo by Mike Radatus)

executives from

assistant,

contribution to the college

munity though his/her initiatives and involvement in leadership

Condors final

lose their

game

Alumni.

to the

activities at the college.

Nine people nominated Lam. It was a record number of nominations.

People

has recently found

in her field

of study,

and Coleman, who will be returning to Conestoga College in September. All have

made

out-

standing contributions to college

who nominated

to write at least

her describing

her had

one page about

why

they felt she

should win the award.

Awards of sented to

Marshall,

were preSteve Coleman, Erin distinction

Leigh-Anne

Smith,

Patty Stokes, Brad Whiteford and

Doug

who

Stokes,

placement

Johnston.

All the recipients are

life.

The executive award of recognition was presented to executive members for their contribution to student

life at

and for

Conestoga College

their successful

tion of their term as

the

DSA

comple-

members of

executive.

Receiving the recognition were:

members

of the college community, except

of operations;

Kroeker, vice-president of student

The excellence in customer seraward was presented to Josten’s, the photography compa-

Scott Lichty, promotions

ny that does graduation photos for

Michael Harris,

vice-president of education;

affairs;

Ramy

Kim

vice

Michael, promo-

students at the college, for provid-

LeBeau, promotions assistant; and Paul Luquin, promotions assistant.

ing outstanding customer service

Jack Fletcher, director of student

given to several students for their

assistant;

tions assistant; Phil

for the

DSA.

Certificates of appreciation were

services and the recreation centre,

significant

and the college liaison for the DSA; Alycia Punnett, promotions

lege

co-ordinator;

administrative

Renwick, assistant; and

Janie

contributions

col-

Other recipients of the

certificate

of appreciation include WalkSafe several campus permembers and departments

volunteers,

sonnel

Ellen Menage, president of the

Marianne Sippel, bookkeeper, were also recognized for their

DSA; Jenn

contributions.

and corporate partners.

Hussey, vice-president

to

life.

within

the

college,

associations


.

— SPOKE, April 24, 2000

Page 2

Stronger student

$300

the

later,

DSA

reveals

its

new logo

.

.

needed

policies

For the sake of students, Conestoga College needs to establish a strong policy for student representation.

The Doon Student Association should not only and “nooners,” but also

deliver

a resource students can

become

“pub nights”

tum

to if they

experience difficulty with faculty.

may

In the event of a dispute, students sellor in student services, or they

consult with a college coun-

may approach

the faculty directly

of the involved, as outlined in the rights and responsibilities section college’s

1999-2000 student procedures guide.

The guide

also states that if the strategy

above does not produce a sat-

approached. If this isfactory result, the faculty’s supervisor should be fails,

the student can proceed to a formal appeal.

However, some students have approached the

DSA

with problems

ranging from discrepancies in marks and tests to personality clashes. feels that the current policy is lacking

“The EISA

Mike

lege standard,” says

The

DSA

a reasonable

“We have

isn’t

wants the complaint procedures to be made

amount of

to col-

clearer,

more

time.

coming

students

up

also want complaints to be dealt with

concise and user friendly. They in

and

DSA vice-president of education.

Harris,

to us all the time saying that procedures

Don’t deny seniors

are vague and unclear,” Harris said.

They ulty,

also

want a student

to sit

on appeal panels. Currently only fac-

counsellors and academic administration

sit

Tracy Boyer, executive-director for the Ontario Community College

on more

“What in the

I’ve seen at other colleges are student leaders getting involved

“We would

complaint process,” Boyer said.

like to see students

involved in appeals.” In the past putes,

when

Harris has gotten involved in student-teacher dis-

he has been told

that the

DSA shouldn’t get involved.

had with marks in a communications course and Harris mentioned

Harris said he

communications

was

told that the

it

to

DSA

should not intervene.

said in an interview, “It’s important to be

aware that there

a formal

is

process in place. If they feel comfortable speaking with teachers that’s the best place to start and the process is

Walter Boettger, president of the faculty union local at Conestoga,

comment

stipulates that

he encour-

they

able to drive, regard-

their

driving

because of their age

would undermine

accidents.

independence and self-worth.

Beth Kidnie, 42, was struck by a

700 metres

in

an

of

their feelings

mean

senility

and decrepitude.

According to been charged

statistics

Canada,

senior drivers are

charge of failing to stop after an

involved

Hannah

of

13,

on

arrival

Joseph

at

Brant

same num-

ber of accidents as

The accident

survey by Statistics Canada, 35 per

academic appeals, petitions and financial assistance.

Therefore the

DSA

guide that students

wants the college to stipulate in the procedure

may

consult with the

counsellors in student services,

The

DSA

when

DSA as a resource as well as with

Conestoga principal Grant McGregor and program deans and chairs.

McGregor

said he believes “the ideal role for the

facilitator to

McGregor

show how said the

DSA

is

to act as a

by making them aware

of the process and by making them aware of the resources available

at

the college.

The college needs

to

amend

this

time senior drivers are not

automatically required to pass a

road

test

renewed

the procedures to include the

DSA

as a

resource for students in addition to counsellors from student services.

The procedures must be clear, concise and user friendly and the college should consider student representation on appeal panels.

take

vision and

and participate

a

per cent of

Such conditions can make maneu-

making sharp

vers such as

merging with heavy

turns or

traffic difficult.

survey

this

it

was

also noted that approximately half

is

necessary for the seniors

rural areas to

have

their

of transportation as public those areas

is

transit in

nearly non-existent.

road are

fit

to

be there. Judging

dri-

vers strictly by their age group

is

stereotyping.

An

Ontario government study

found that seniors are involved

in

same number of

accidents as drivers between the

education

necessary.

to an individual’s ability to

While

and are

seniors’

ages of 16 and 24. If

people were to be denied the

privilege of driving only because of their age, there

drive.

pass their bi-annual tests

impair-

I

agree that testing of

ability

to

operate motor

tainly be

no

would almost

of 25.

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tain

any libellous statements and

may be accompanied by

illustration (such as a photograph).

cer-

drivers under the age

endorsed by the

SPOKE is published and

in

own method

approximately the

test if

knowledge

in

of 75 were taking three or more

ment

seniors

Statistics

60 per cent of

survey,

of the licence holders over the age

session

If

tragic.

1996

a

tests

may cause

is

to

regularly to ensure that those on the

or

The use of multiple

the

would also be

According

of

rheumatism.

arthritis

medications

at

independence

and

need to be monitored and tested

suffered

licence,

medications.

decides that one

there.

that result in death

from

driver’s

a coun-

sellor

for

Canada’s aging population does

group education session. Seniors have to take a road

tests

seniors would help ensure that those

90-minute

knowledge in

men and 75

At the time of

in Ontario.

vision and

S:PO K E

have their licences

to

required seems unreasonable

me. Mandatory road

women, aged 75 and over who had a

chronic

Every two years, seniors must

the procedures work.”

DSA should help students

whose name has

not yet been released.

At

trying to resolve issues.

has discussed pros and cons of the proposal

year-old motorist,

to

It

cent of

peri-

urban areas were driving.

the Burlington Mall.

tions,

based on a 90-minute

while only 46 per cent of those

struck by a car in the parking lot of

The driver of the car was an 82-

basically good.

seniors in rural areas were driving

between the ages of 1 6 and 24.

drivers

her mother, Tracey Smith, 34, were

occurred on April 15.

is

od of contact, whether or not a road

Canada

practices of the college on behalf of the DSA.

direction and/or assistance to students with requests for teacher evalua-

to decide,

seniors

age the evaluation of academic policies and procedures as well as grading also requires that he offer

of

Ministry

the

However, relying on a counsellor

freedom

However, according to a 1996-97

It

believe that

I

are always tragic but denying the

approxi-

in

mately the

Samuels,

system

the

Car accidents

with careless driving and a criminal

accident causing death.

necessary,

on the road should be

April 4 accident that occurred in

Etobicoke.

is

Transportation has in place regard-

test is

Advancing age does not automatically

vehicles

ing senior drivers

of their age.

recent fatal car

Memorial Hospital after she and

saying that “ethics are involved.”

why

see no reason

test, I

Denying seniors

Burlington was pronounced dead

set out in the student handbook.”

But Harris’s job description as vice-president

new

their

privileges

after

Pilar Hicks, 84, has

academic support.

in

Heather Charles, co-ordinator of communications in academic support,

did not want to

less

allowed to drive

life

exempted from or pass

shouldn’t be

be

should

car and dragged

For example, a student approached Harris concerning a problem she

the co-ordinator of

road

has been given

at other colleges.

involvement

either

issue of

whether seniors

on appeal panels.

Student Parliamentary Association, said that students take

The

an


SPOKE, April

FM

Condor By Ray Bowe Condor

FM is one

step closer to

local

CRTC

and blues. Under

a radio station located in Buffalo,

N.Y., which broadcasts on 88.5

Next on the agenda to get Conestoga College’s new FM radio station up and running is the

least

hiring of a station manager.

president of training and develop-

The college ran ads in the Kitchener Record last week in an

ment and continuing education,

fill

this position

and

ordinator of the broadcast

-

and television program, have been responses.

The

station

manager,

radio

mak-

ing sure the voice of Conestoga,

which

will broadcast

on 88.3 FM,

adhering to Canadian Radio-

two

tent.

However, Pat

that,”

revenues and assisting in fund-

out

The

not going to

is

money

station

to

the

station.

has to stand on

its

own,” said Thurnell. After the station hired,

he said.

the

compete

the facility

manager

will

be

station

Thurnell said the station will

station.

“We’ll have to live up to that

commitment and requirements,” said Thurnell. will

play mostly

least three

Condor

but

FM will

John said be well above the

Condor

FM

a

produce news-

documentaries will

utilize

the

4,000-watt Global-tower located Ontario, to transmit

its

signal will be strong

tower

Help with the successful orientation and registration of incoming students to Conestoga College during orientation week

Assist in preparing orientation and registration materials

:

Providing directions and information

Distributing orientation materials

Assisting with a variety of line-ups for services

Helping

Assisting with photo I.D.

at

various registration tables

ORIENTATION WEEK FOR FALL 2000

IS

August 28

lh

- September

1st

hired.

and fea-

in Paris, Ont., the highest

week

week)

criteria.

program manager must also be The program manager’s job is to organize students and volunteers as well as publish news logs and music schedules. The target date for hiring a program manag-

to

prior to orientation

St.

In addition to a station manager,

tures.

is

at

station will be an excellent edutool

Participate in a brief training and orientation session (scheduled the

the

work. Thurnell added the

casts,

FM

must have

week,

per

cast students a venue to display their

POSSIBLE JOB POSITIONS INCLUDE regulations,

hours of cultural programming

is

licensing agreement, the station

ASSISTANTS WILL: will

campus news and commu-

new station. Under CRTC

and

television co-ordinator

built,

designated as an instructional

station

Thurnell,

radio

broadcasts

St. John said he has been approached by a Portuguese group in Cambridge and an Italian group in Guelph who are interested in doing weekly shows on the

We want -

station

ORIENTATION ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

already seeking involvement.

quality.”

Mike

mix.

and multicultural groups are

nity

steal listener

broadcast

may

air.

include

with any

numbers.

stations signals

The

stations, trying to

cational

program scheduling will be completed and the station will be staffed. According to the CRTC

The

40 per cent. go well above

give both journalism and broad-

raising events.

shell

to

Sharon Dietz Faculty adviser of Spoke ext. 641

concerned that the

is

St.

tent will be closer to

“We wanted

our continuing effort to serve our readers, that anyone who notices an error in stories or outlines please report the errors to: In

John was quick to point out that the problem would only be at the Buffalo end and not a problem for the college. However, it won’t be known whether there is a problem until the station is on

vice-

said the station’s Canadian con-

Commission regulations. The manager is also responsible for administration and sales, which includes achieving target

“The college

John,

St.

Telecommunications

television

FM, who

“We’re not here to is

expected to be hired some time in

is

station

there

who

June, will be responsible for

the

er

in

The enough to

is

IF

September.

Thurnell expects the station to

signal.

be on the

reach listeners from Mount Forest to Stratford, Mississauga and out

air in late fall, but

THIS

no

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“We’re not here to compete with any stations, trying to steal listener numbers,” said Thurnell. “We

area perfectly,” said St. John.

want

Lake Erie. “The signal covers our service

quality.”

All applicants will be contacted during the

summer months

to

confirm

involvement

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Spoke asks

John said he has received a from a station manager from

regula-

tions,

attempt to

call

must play at 35 per cent Canadian con-

taking off.

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— SPOKE, April

24,

2000

Accent prevents student’s acceptance By Laura Czekaj

A

Conestoga College student is who one course away from graduating from the recreation and leisure services program says she was denied admission to the University of Waterloo because of her accent.

The

plight

student’s

addressed

during

College Council

was 10

April

the

meeting when

Greg Burns, co-ordinator of the recreation and leisure services program, told the council that the student had been told during a phone call

with a

that

she

UW admissions officer didn’t

meet language

for the university to assess the dif-

he said she has

ferent English courses offered at all

accent. However, completed three communication

course, a writing course and a ver-

and universities to determine whether the course meets UW’s English language

bal course and she received 75 to

requirements.

courses

said the student,

who would

prefer to remain anonymous, origi-

WATERLOO

INN

NOW

a theory

college,

the

at

80 per cent in each course. He also added that in her recreation and leisure courses she maintains a

Peter

78 to 80 per cent average. Burroughs, director of

admissions

UW,

at

Canada or

where English

at a

are

required

more

English

also said that

it is

with

people and be able to work weekends. Please phone, fax or drop off resume to: Human Resources Waterloo Inn 475 King St. North Waterloo, Ont., N2J

2W6

Phone: 884-0221 ext. 51 Fax: 884-0321

co-ordinator of the

and leisure services program

recreation

Bums

he

said the student has a heavy

TFT

TS

is

test

leisure services

why

diploma

community, but

same students arms open with

student

the

the uni-

are at

welcome Brock

University,” he said.

Brock places more value on credits

UW

than

col-

when

lege

Monica Himmelman, associate faculty for the community services

comes

programs and the student’s teacher in her lifespan development class,

Conestoga College president John Tibbits commented at the council meeting,

conscientious

is

to applying

it

them toward a

university degree.

“We

can’t leave

it

hands of individual admissions officers to determine the in the

intelligent.

Himmelman

attributes

dent’s failure to get into

her English has improved greatly.

university won’t give credit

to students in the

insulted by

of the

jaun-

English courses at Conestoga.

Language

and

felt

UW’s

is

diced.

making her take the when she has completed

and

ation

my

in

said he has been through

with other students and

“The

said the student

too difficult

tears

this

said.

He said that he UW’s rejection

part-time courses to get her recre-

Classified -

impression of the college

accent, but in her three years taking

Test before being accepted.

He

upset by the rejection.

Bums

UW

an

complete

to

lacks language skills.

versity

Greg Bums,

perception that she

university’s

complete her courses at Conestoga then move on to get a and she was bachelor of arts at

because he questions

the community.”

school

instruction for five years or

Travel

hardworking banquet servers. Must enjoy working

in

the language of

is

the

stu-

UW to the

value of a college education.”

advises Polskie Radio

V.P.

teach English:

By Laura Czekaj

is

currently looking for flexible,

give credit to students

dream

said that the student’s

to

office,”

‘The university won’t

guage or students who have not studied in

He is

“She broke into

said students

HIRING!! Our catering department

the colleges

with English as their second lan-

International

requirements.

He

nates from Cyprus and has a heavy

UW

at

5 days/40

hrs.

Conestoga College went interna(April 3-7, 2000)

TESOL teacher certification course (or by

tional

information package, call toll-free:

1-888-270-2941

St.

John, vice-pres-

St. John says, ironically sound North American radio stations.

Conestoga rose

when

to the challenge

and continuing education, repre-

versities

sented the college at training ses-

lished

sions for Polskie Radio, in Poland.

to

John was chosen

to

go

to

Poland because of his 25-year experience in the broadcasting field.

He went

to help

with the

restructuring of Polskie Radio, the

country’s broadcasting system. radio station

is

finding

The

itself

in

TUTORS AND HOSTS HELPED MANY STUDENTS THIS SEMESTER FROM ALL PROGRAM AREAS

are

radio station

ailing

technical

St.

“Students could go over there on or co-op

pro-

grams and faculty could go

nine other entries

to

deliver specific seminars,” he said.

He added

Poland on March March 27. in sessions were held left for

sentatives

18 and returned

lasted

a great opportunity for stu-

is

student exchange

shortly before Christmas.

The Warsaw and

Polskie Radio represeemed supportive of the

college sending students to Poland to gain

days.

three

They focused on consulting and management training for Polskie Radio management and staff. With the fall of communism, new

St.

work experience.

John’s next step

is

to write a

paper to the radio’s supervisory

board and Poland’s president

that

addresses the issue of restructuring

radio stations are gaining populari-

effectively.

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