not ‘death blow’
By Tracy Ford
leaves the college in
Confederation College in Thunder
overall in the
1999-2000 key performance
cator surveys, and yet the college
What does the have
was omitted from Post’s annual
in store for
of colleges and
was probably due
wasn’t very happy about
National Post published on Sept. 1 1
By Derek Lester is
member, was by accident.
was sort of petty,” “Other than being isn’t going to be an our marketing or
residence will remain the same.
college in Ontario that isn’t a mem-
Conestoga College gets approval to buy the residence, Rodeway Suites, a major change will be more student input, says If.
iour, Fletcher said.
and hopefully a
association and the National Post
drinking and partying.” Fletcher said there
college being omitted. “It’s not a
said Conestoga isn’t a the association but he
the school wasn’t includ-
death blow,” Tibbits said. “I don’t think
a big deal.”
within three months. the college’s budget
budget was in a deficit for a period of a couple years. “Because of that we couldn’t jus-
think at the time,
$18,000 to $20,000 ber of the
be a felt
could better spend that money inside the college,” he said.
The decision was
and the college hasn’t been treated badly by the associathe time
tion for discontinuing ship,
in the National
Post so Conestoga will get
government cut all college budgets by 15 per cent.” As a result the college had to downsize which meant 103 employees had to leave the college
coverage in the major newspaper. He also said Maclean’s magazine is featuring Conestoga in their magazine in January. “Most of our students come from within 100 kilometres except for our international students,” he said, adding most of the students know Conestoga is a legitimate college and a list won’t make a big difference in our admissions. “Lists aren’t important,” he said. Tibbits has been president at the college for 14 years and he said he isolated
takes a lot of pride in Conestoga.
a storm,” he said.
doesn’t just involve
wrong with drinking, but he would up some activities, such
like to set
a rain drop in
plus other activities to get students socializing.
also like to get
use out of the recreational centre,
to do this in a
make student life much more fun,” Fletcher
positive way, to that
waiting for min-
approval in order to buy the
college will also help the
students accused of bad behavIf students
they could be kicked out of resi-
dence and possibly their program at the college, he added. If students are busy doing positive things and enjoying fun activities, the discipline will be at a minimum, Fletcher said. “It can be done.” The college wants to make sure good housing is available for students, and college management believes residence
a choice stu-
dents should have, Fletcher said. In the long term the residence will
be a good investment because
from outside the
who need a place to
stay are registering at the college,
own the residence by Sept. 1, but now Fletcher hopes to get
he added. The timing is right to buy the residence because the risk of
residence, Fletcher said.
approval by the end of the month.
Dacon Corp. in Kingston owns the residence,
up the National Post and I see our name isn’t there and I can tell you I was annoyed.” “As far as the impact of how many “I pick
as a dart night for the residence,
Tibbits said he hopes that there
residence folks to provide a better
to pinpoint possible reasons for the
sentation to run activities for the
staff at the residence to discipline
There will be a couple of committees set up that will involve college, residence and student repre-
Jack Fletcher, director of student and recreational services. “The college will work with the
Colleges of Canada and the Association of Canadian Community Colleges
address that the college wasn’t a
Approval needed to buy residence
also said that if the association
to the newspaper.
Centennial College and Conestoga in a special report on list
used to be members of the association,” he said. “In 1995,
what was given
Painter Bert Vanleur of Pollock Painting, gets door view of the Blue Room on Sept. 13.
would have asked for a list of all the colleges not a list of the members of the association, which was
said the National Post
their contact information, failed to
give uo one more year.
“We were going to join this year, we were so tight last year,” Tibbits said. “We thought, ‘Let’s but
have been fine. Conestoga College
also said that shouldn’t be the rea-
scheme of things I don’t think it’s a huge issue,” he said. The list, which stated the universities and community colleges for every province and territory and
planning to join
wasn’t pleased but in the grand
had made a note along with the
again starting April 1, 2001 because it is getting in better shape
Choclair whips the crowd into a frenzy.
shape to rejoin the association.
ourselves in better shape and we’ll
a row. President John Tibbits said the fact that the college wasn’t on the
Golf tournament brings in some cash for the college.
Ontario’s 25 colleges that establish
Conestoga has maintained a number 1 position overall two years in
Keeping the college shiny
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corporation has also been
money on than what
a lot less
Durham, Mohawk, Niagara and
seven years ago, Fletcher said. “The chances are we’re not going to lose money on it, and that’s the key. Colleges can’t
afford to lose
involved with the ownership of residences
Fletcher said the
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Canada Student Loan changed now pay back
Students must By
rather than the financial institution
from which they received money.
College’s financial aid administrator Carol
Walsh. “The default rate was high and banks
for the loans
a consequence, loans cashed
have to be repaid to the Government of Canada. This also means that the pre-August 2000 Canada Student Loans and the new post-August 2000 Canada Student Loan are two separate after July 3 1 will
Loans received on or
paid to the Government of Canada. The previous student loan(s) will be repaid to this
the financial institution
bursed it. For the 2000-2001 school year,
ing the previous
also the loan
will provide the stu-
with a Student Loan Agreement. Both the Certificate of Eligibility and Student Loan Agreement must be correctly completed and signed. When these steps have been completed, the loan will be processed and the money will be disbursed. Authorized agents for disbursement include the Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of dent
next seven months and forward
Commerce, Bank of Nova Scotia, National Bank of Canada and les Caisses populaires du Manitoba as well as participating members of the Credit Union Central of
government has negotiated
with the financial institutions to take the loan documents for the
tional step to maintain the previous
no interruptions in the delivery of Canada Student Loans for the 2000-2001 school year. For a Conestoga student to receive his/her loan, an arrangement must be made to have the Confirmation of Enrolment section on the Certificate of Eligibility completed by the student’s financial institution. Then, the Certificate of Eligibility must be presented to an authorized agent
the student’s responsibility to pro-
Canada Student Loans. This agreement was not renewed because too few financial institutions showed an interest in “Banks are in making money,”
who have a previous
dent loan(s) must complete an addiloan(s) in 'interest free status.
running smoothly and there will be
Canada Students Loan Program director general, in a July 31 news
money,” said Thomas Townsend,
Since 1995, financial institutions responsible for the
there will be very in
Populaires Acadiennes Limitee.
A change in the Canada Student Loan program means that as of Aug. 1, students receiving a Canada Student Loan will be repaying the federal government
vide the financial institution hold-
Loan(s) with a valid Confirmation of Enrolment. If this is not
done, the previous
student loan(s) will lose the interest free status
and the student
months. For exam-
ple, if the student finished his/her
studies in April 2001, he/she
be expected to start making payments in November 2001. using the same
If the student is
financial institution that
the previous loan, he/she
plete the Certificate of Eligibility
and give copy
22A to the
for disbursement. If the
student chose a different
financial institution, the holder of
the previous loan(s)
copy 22A or a Confirmation of Enrolment and a Continuation of Interest Free Status FormHuman Resources Development Canada says it will be more convenient for students to negotiate their
student loan(s) with the financial institution holding
Canada Student same financial
Loan(s). Using the
institution will facilitate the mainte-
Loan(s) in interest-free
This way, the financial institutions
populaires des l’Ontario, l’Alliance
be in a
des caisses populaires de l’Ontario
Canadian and U.S.) to act as legal ten-
the federal government.
will process the loans but
Financial aid administrator Carol Walsh holds pamphlets that explain the changes in the Canada Student Loan program, in the financial aid office on Sept. 1 (Photo by Michelle Goring)
nance of the previous Canada Student
la Federation des caisses
their loans to federal
for the loan program, the govern-
ders to administer the loan program.
final decision for the tenders will
For more about the changes
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Your $32,000 question
The Doon Student Association was acting in the best interests of all Conestoga students when it decided to include the Waterloo and Guelph campuses in its portfolio. It was to the campuses to have a student needs and plan events for them. It is indisputable that the association had good intentions in expanding their jurisdiction to include all Conestoga students.
benefit of students at the satellite
Unfortunately, the idea of changing the
indisputable that the
their jurisdiction to include
The Canadian Edition of
be a :
very boring Canadian attempt at
an American show
money has perhaps been
be, and as a result, student
Who wants to
millionaire could be described as
Students Inc. to they demonstrate
to be Regis Philbin
spent poorly. the DSA contacted a lawyer to figthe name change. This lawyer, with ure out how to proceed according to Brad Whiteford, CSI vice-president of operations, advised them to go ahead with the name change without read-
March of last year,
ing the finer points of the
DSA constitution that was drafted
A show where not a single Canadian won a million dollars
the dark to bring back Reach For
The Top which
DSA worked throughout the summer to plan for the
semester, designing the
logo, the lawyer
— one who In
logo, putting together the wel-
new who had once okayed their name change left file was handed to a new lawyer in early June
actually read the
thought to be a relatively simple procedure.
the point where the
They should have
halted the production of these items, which
cost $15,000 of student
importantly, they should have understood that in order for a fair,
options should be given to the voters.
could have been spent on making sure the vote was fair and legal. As it stands, students’ money has been spent on promotional materials bearing the CSI logo and students have been asked to rubber stamp the
And what happens
simply doesn’t leave students
unfortunate that the
spent on the promotion-
materials if the students do not approve the
CSI was given such poor
to use student funds to publicize a
body was given
a chance to vote
new name before
ants failed to
now, since contest-
proud by not taking home the million.
and Sept. 14, delivered high ratings and already CTV is Sept. 13
planning more episodes. CTV also plans to invite back the contestants
Except for one local woman, Susan Neff of Kitchener, who broke the confidentiality agreement signed by all to the hot
when she flapped her
Neff, in local
were put in a situation where they had to make a decision based on what they thought was in accordance with their constitution, when in fact it was not. It was not, however a good idea and
so bright, eh? Is that
news and followed
airport for her departure to
and lacked charisma. Wallin decked out
The two shows, which
money on items emblazoned with a logo that had not yet been approved, it would have made more sense for the executive to ask the student body for name suggestions and make a concerted effort to gather a good many. Money could have been spent on a real vote to choose the new name from those the student body had suggested and money Instead of spending student
it can be said that Canadians on a
They should not have assumed that students would vote yes to a name change they knew virtually nothing about, and more vote to be
audience was dull and lifeless. With broadcaster Pamela Wallin hosting the show, the Canadian Edition of the popular American program was a sad state of affairs
prisingly easy questions, but the
herein lies the problem. This
should have put a hold on the production of the pens, keychains, T-shirts and fleece sweaters that sport the new logo.
Who Wants be
was the fact that under the constitution the required to get 51 per cent of the student body to approve the
new lawyer found some
ordering pens and key-chains with the
best for their beer
drinking, rather than intellectual Surprisingly there abilities, eh?
attempted to be a cheery and perky host, but was nothing more than a poor man’s Regis Philbin. The only contestant that managed to come close to winning the jackpot was Francois Dominic Laramee of Verdun, Que., when he walked away with $64,000. No one else even came close. Curtis Arnold of Kananaskis,
The two Canadian episodes were taped at the ABC-TV studios where Philbin hosts the U.S. version. Wallin
and probably the
show being played worldwide.
in 31 countries
greeting contestants, the
host held up her hands with a wel-
coming gesture that appeared aloof and somewhat insincere. She proceeded to hug and kiss each player on the cheek before
them to the hot seat. Once she got contestants into
$16,000. Bill Shizas of Heaman of Victoria and Shannon Sullivan of St. John’s, Nfld., each took home
the coveted hot seat, host Wallin
mere $1,000. Although fiercely and shamelessly promoted, the Canadian edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, was a disappointment for viewers. At times the lacklustre game show was even (uninten-
attempted to build suspense by taking an agonizingly long time to confirm answers while she smiled
Cheshire cat and stared
At one point Quebec contestant Laramee, who couldn’t stand the wait to find out whether or not he answered correctly, threatened to throttle Wallin. If
only he had. only then
filmed, embarrassed herself and
All questions were tailored to
Canadians when she blabbed to the media that no women had
Canadians and appeared to be easier than those asked on the
would Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Canadian Edition, have delive-
were dummied down since Canadians
excitement to live up American counterpart.
into the hot seat.
Not only were some of the contestants pathetic and clueless
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university degree Partnership allows students
Bachelor of Education option By Sanja Musa
These courses can be taken at universities and the credits will be transferred to the Brock local
obtain a bache-
degree by entering the Bachelor of Education in Adult lor of education
already have a
university degree in adult education take the five core courses to
The program, which began month,
at the col-
earn a second degree.
also a third opportunity.
lege after David Stewart, director
Students at local universities can
education at continuing Conestoga College, initiated negotiations with the head of the program at Brock University. The program is designed for community-college personnel by Toronto-area colleges of the
transfer their credits to
applied arts in co-operation with
University to get the bachelor of
education degree. They can just
TVOntario, the and Ontario is open to anyone
study part time here at the college
the faculty of education at
interested in a degree in adult education.
who is a graduate from program at Brock University, said he knew the local universities didn’t have any faculties of educaTherefore,
to take an adult education
“The advantage for the students community is that they will never have to go down to Brock in this
a tremendous oppor-
31 students enrolled in
Conestoga are three
of Conestoga’s faculty members
applications this year.
University in an effort to take the
“Students found out about the job through word of mouth before,” said the program co-ordinator
next step so that people can regis-
Leigh-Anne Smith. “This year we
working with Brock
Conestoga’s best interest to maintain high standards and high quality, because it also said
orientation and ference.”
The program had
applicants (the majority being
There are a
year students) for the five open positions left by graduated stu-
of eight posi-
Walk Safe program co-ordinaLeigh-Anne Smith. The second
is done through the Doon Student Association acting as Conestoga Student Incorporated by John Tribe, a security representa-
positions pay $8 per hour
certificate is not required
an asset. Although the program has fininterviewing for now, ished
resumes are welcome for future positions.
at security services,
and participants, work in teams of two with four students working a
Door 4. The Walk Safe program
The program is looking for students with good people skills, who are good at working in teams, responsible and can handle themselves (although there
requirement) as participants
need to be able to walk students anywhere after dark.
Interested students should drop
tive for the college.
located beside the cafeteria stairwell on Level 2 just inside is
by students for students to ensure campus safety. It runs from Monday to Thursday from ice offered
get the bachelor of
certificates from the coland are moving up to the
to hire students
through a two-interview process.
Conestoga College’s Walk Safe program has received a serge in
By Michelle Goring
“The only time when they have to go to Brock University is to pick up their Stewart.
degree had to go to either Toronto or London.
Walk Safe program looking
and the local universities,” said
required to get Brock degree.
locations in Ontario.
the 10 required courses and take
fairly successful in
education degree.” David Stewart,
time offering,” said Stewart. All students must register at
Conestoga ’s director of Brock
University to take the program.
DISCUSSION & NETWORKING GROUP
Conestoga College, are
gram,” said Stewart. “I arrange the classrooms, advertising and
deal with any students’ problems
might be. But, the students must go through Brock that there
would help tremendously in an articulation agreement with the Brock University. In the articulation agreement, the five core courses
would be used
a replacement for the teacher-train-
University’s registrar’s office to
er of adults program, a certificate
be accepted into the program and to enroll in each course in the program.” To implement the program, Stewart spoke to Prof. Michael Kompf, who is heading the program at Brock University, about offering the program’s five core courses from Brock University at
program offered by Conestoga for
advanced standing program.
Students in the program must take
the past five years.
agreement is a co-operative arrangement whereby a college and a university each delivers its own program. The completion of the college program, or the credits earned articulation
in adult education, cur-
riculum theory and design, instruc-
ing completes a degree in a shorter
approaches for adult learn-
period of time because he/she already has a college diploma.
and learning tional
college context and admin-
and professional develop-
ment of college
In addition to the five core courses, the students
who have no
an interesting co-operative
venture between the university and
the college,” said Stewart. “But the
we want to take is articuwe have more oppormove this to the next level
secondary education must take as
lation. I think
to obtain their degree.
in the future.”
in the university
The student must apply for admission to the university and after obtaining the advanced stand-
the five core courses from
you are interested
being part of a group, bring your timetable to Elaine Session will be organized based upon timetables.
Major changes By Tammy Somerville
The recreation centre is going to go through some major changes over the next few years, says Jack
operations with the
Fletcher, director of student servic-
needs a major overhaul but says it does a good job servicing students who live close to the main campus.
but what they are and
they are going to benefit
body’s guess. One thing for certain is that the building is not being uti-
should be and it is community use that is keeping the centre afloat. to Fletcher, the recre-
ation centre pays for itself with 35-
40 per cent of revenue coming from students and the remaining 60-65 per cent coming from community memberships and rentals. Every full-time student pays $64.50 per year for access and upkeep of the centre but on any given afternoon,
Fletcher says he
because he feels
like to see
in all aspects of their life, aca-
demics included. “The rec centre gives students the ability to develop in other ways. You can’t separate the mind and
Students Inc., agrees that the centre
has some concerns about the amount of community use and
says as a
of CSI, he
interested in the future of the rec
any way it can because students pay fees and their interests should be heard. There has been some controversy
to assist in
with businesses in the community to help sustain the facility,” says Fletcher. least
adds that they are
major changes but having community involvement helps support the student use.
says that agree-
ments with businesses will benefit employees as well as their Conestoga’s students because it will permit the rec centre to offer
more options and a
very important right
access to the recreation centre.
Whiteford himself says that he rarely uses the facility and has
the centre needs the revenue.
never been rejected, but third-year
high and the only
marketing student Tim Lichti who uses the centre a couple of times a week, says he has been rejected at
he started at the college because of community use.
Whiteford said that he expected the
CSI would deal with
the issue at
the executive meeting on Sept. 18.
After that meeting the CSI will for-
two years away from any
assistant, agrees that
mulate policy and opinion on the
body, the two are one.”
in recent years over community use because students have been denied
least five times since
She says community use increased
She says is in the gym. more soccer leagues rent-
now than ever before because of the explosion of the sport. ing
Although Ford agrees
needs to be more student usage, she says that neither student nor com-
munity use takes
to cater to both.
to Friday, the
students until 6 p.m. We set ice time for intramurals and we also
Fletcher says the recreation cen-
increasing use of the facility by the
an under-used facility, possibly due to the fact that it is not as close to the main teaching building as some of the others at Doon cam-
community. Whiteford does admit, though that Fletcher has a delicate task at hand balancing the costs of the recreation centre and keeping it openly acces-
sible to students.
also skate free during public skat-
Fletcher is looking at setting up a committee consisting of several to better
ing on Tuesdays from 1 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Sundays from 2-3 p.m. Although Fletcher realizes that
the recreation centre
the rec centre
since athletic director Ian James’s contract
was not renewed and one
orders of business for
free weights for
the fitness centre. This
students and with other
for student dollars, the recreation
centre has to
become more compet-
even financially because of the balance between student and commu-
revamped centre would attract more
Fletcher says, because a fitness
students to look at utilize the centre,
an option for the the funds to
come up with
the major changes
needs, but Fletcher says that
think of colleges academically, not
Association acting as Conestoga
future should benefit
Brad Whiteford, vice-president of
pickup hockey Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. which is free to students.”
Ford also notes
he also accepts that it is his job to keep it viable. He recognizes that students have a right to it, but at the same time, the centre needs the involvement of the community facility,
finding the right
the hard part.
a third-year marketing student, shoots hoops
centre Sept. 14. Lichti says that he uses the
a week but has been refused access came to Conestoga.
facility at least
five or six
times since he
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College golf classic
raises By Trevor
that could not attend.
teers also relieved the representa-
Conestoga College raised about $30,000 on Aug. 29 to help fund
nament for the golfers. Dickson said 115 golfers
the college’s information technolo-
gy training centre at the Waterloo campus. The money was raised at the Conestoga College Golf Classic which was held at the Greystone Golf Club in Milton.
of CKCO Dennis Watson.
dinner was held following the
estimated $30,000 and was only about
was only about $200
Group, Kuntz and The Murray Alzheimer Kenneth G. research program, among others. Rogers Krug Furniture,
A committee of Conestoga employees and other members of the community organized the tournament. The chair of the committee was Wendy Hallman, president of Hallman Property Management. Sixteen volunteers from the college’s administration, faculty and support staff helped out on the day of the tournament. Their main duties were to act as hole representatives for sponsoring companies
Communications and Union Gas joined
17 other organizations as hole sponsors
The tournament was created assistant in
Jim Beingessner, chair of the economic corporation of development Canada’s technology triangle, was Beingessner and honoured. Conestoga College are working together to make Conestoga tournament
the Conestoga Golf
(Photo by Trevor Hitker)
recognize outstanding business and
Classic, which raised about $30,000.
for the tournament.
K-W group in
Carl Zehr and the general
short,” she said.
Tibbits, Wilfrid Laurier president
and expenses are eliminated. “Last year I had estimated
Shari Dickson, an assistant in the
pated in the tournament, including
development office at Conestoga College, said the amount is an estimate. The final amount won’t be available until
throughout the day. The col-
lege also provided a bus to the tour-
Canada’s best college for information technology education. Previous honourees at the college’s golf classic have been Owen Lackenbauer, community relations manager; for the Record; Marc and meat Voisin, president of shops; Bob and Paul Kuntz, president of Kuntz Electroplating; and Kyle Hallman, CEO of The Hallman Group of Companies. There were nine major sponsors for the tournament, including TD
acy and literacy
$30,000 was raised for
advance the quality of education provid-
was raised for establishment of The Mac Voisin
Scholarship Series for Conestoga’s
nursing and the cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Alzheimer
School of Business.
leaders and to raise funds to
at the college.
$20,000 was raised then
matched by the college for creation of
The Owen Lackenbauer Literacy Lab which is a facility providing support to students who need additional assistance in developing numer-
In 1997, $37,000
resources in cardiovascular and oncological
1998, $64,000 was raised for
Registration for this year’s tourna-
equipment in an area of education deemed very important by the Kuntz
ment was $350 which covered the golf tournament and the dinner. Thirty-five people paid $150 to
attend only the dinner.
School of business gets new VP
Waterloo Furniture Components comes out of retirement to accept college’s job offer
By Sanja Musa
The recently appointed vice-pres-
Opportunity 2000, a K-W group whose mission is to lower the poverty rate in the region, is hosting a symposium called Step
Ahead for low-income people. To be held on Oct. 14 at the in school Hespeler Jacob Cambridge, the symposium is free and the only criterion for attendance is that you be a person living under the poverty line. The day will be divided into morning and afternoon workshops. Sixteen educational work-
shops including Take the Distress out of Stress and Housing is a Right will be offered as well as
ident of the School of Business at
for Opportunity 2000, said she feels that the workshop may be helpful for stutive
Dianne Walters, a second-year work student at Conestoga College, wants to raise awareness of the level of poverty facing people in the
experience into raising the profile of the school of business, develop-
ing a number of applied degree programs within the school of busi-
a selfa mat-
ness and further developing the opportunities of Conestoga over-
tional level as well.
arounds, marketing, strategic planning and labour relations with
of people just saying ‘I have trouble making ends meet.’”
Ford Motor Co., like Electric, General Canadian Fautless-Doemer Mfg. Co., Emco Furniture Waterloo and Components Ltd., said he treats the college as any other business. “The product of the college is the students and if the product is good, the students will go on to be suc-
a diverse popStansfield.
LiVCiy Wliwlv living with really
is it is
Stansfield said there are
Step Ahead is to give lowincome people a voice to help fix the problem of poverty. “We want to get people involved in fixing the problem and get low income involved in process,”
issues of poverty all across the
low income. Hopefully people
a day of networking, not unlike how business people network, but for people living with
Opportunity 2000, the group
inventive techniques to involve
hosting the symposium, aims to end poverty for 2,000 people by
people in helping stop poverty,” said Walters. “This is
an example of what can be
Ahead is a great opportunity for low income people to take away information Walters said Step
the end of the year 2000. to according Stansfield, the group has exceeded its goal and has aided 16,000 people in the Waterloo region to
out of poverty.
before he realized there
Ron Simmons, vice-president
Simmons served nine
president of Waterloo Furniture Components Ltd. before he came to Conestoga.
Within that period, sales
increased from $25 million to over $170 million and its products start-
ed selling in over 30 countries around the world.
of school of business
years as the
At the same time, he also faces the problem of finding an appropriate replacement for the dean of the school of business, Andy Clow, who is retiring by the end of the year.
“I’ve got a major situation here,” said. “A dean of the business
enjoyable part of his career so far. “What I enjoyed the most was establishing the companies overseas, establishing Waterloo over-
Simmons. we were
32 countries around the world.
that in the university
as in an applied
School of Business.
“One of the most opportune
sions in the college to develop an
in the business
school,” he said.
school, a very valuable employee,
of them don’t particularly to
He also sees an opportunity to upgrade Conestoga’s students in the eyes of employers by developing applied degree programs with-
degree is in the business school.”
“There are a lot of Chinese and Asian students very interested in developing their business acumen.
develop an applied
different than ordinary
an opportunity for Conestoga College on the interna-
the college to
opportune divisions in
But he doesn’t only think
going to be my job to get that even higher in the commu-
can give to the community. That’s when he accepted president John Tibbits’ job offer. Simmons, a man with years of turnexperience in business
After three weeks at his new Simmons sees a new chal-
doing her social with practicum Opportunity 2000 and says she feels there is a need to address Walters
ple understand just what the School of Business has to offer and I think
“I don’t think a great
income category. She said that the mission of
College he said.
lenge putting his knowledge and
workshops in dental health and a guid-
ed walking tour.
says he had three months of retirement to improve his golf game
Personal Development/Fun sespottery,
important the School of
About 270 people were employed with WFC at one point. Now, there are about 700 to 800
people working and going to school who fit into the low-
sions that include
a lot of fun seeing business grow.”
retire at the
However, Simmons doesn’t let anything sway his concentration from his priorities.
sure that peo-
Key the of importance Performance Indicators for the college.
are annual surveys of
Ontario’s 25 colleges that establish excellence. in benchmarks
Conestoga has maintained a No. 1 rating two years in a row. “That really has a lot to do with the respect other people have for said
stays No. that
important' that Conestoga
— SPOKE, September 25, 2000
Tuition hikes pay for faculty salaries By Paul Kostal
says he wishes he had more to
work with. “The health science
Conestoga September This College raised tuition by the maximum two per cent allowed during
currently underfunded,” he said.
a five-year provincial government
graduate from Conestoga receives
funding agreement. » If deemed necessary by college administration, the college will be able to increase tuition by a maximum of two per cent for the next
Tibbits also said the education a
“not a bad value, for the cost.”
Over 60 per cent of students enrolled at the college do not come directly from high schools and “older students seem to
exactly does the two per
demand more,” he said. The extra money goes to upgrad-
cent per student tuition increase
ing the current facilities the col-
pay for? According
Kevin Mullan, the
and administration, the money pays for salaries and benefits and
to its students if
Business Students Association executive team are working at
one who attends has
steam to organize this year’s Biz Bash, a party held annually
for the students enrolled in the
same day the Biz Bash
business programs of study at the
The cost is $2 per bar and the money raised from the sales is
chocolate bars on the is to be
intended to fund various academic
Tibbits, president of the college
since 1987, said he has seen gov-
needs of the business students
at the college.
The tickets will cost $5 each if bought at the college and $7 at the door at the Inner City nightclub. The Biz Bash will be held
to Joe Bentley,
per cent in the last 14 years. In 1987 the college received
Tibbits said the funding for the
doesn’t take growth into con-
sideration,” he said.
For example, students
By Petra Lampert
admissions at Conestoga College have increased this year.
to the college’s regis-
admission statistics report, many of the college’s fulltime programs have seen an increase in admissions this year. trar’s
there are 30,000
program were up
The college began offering the program three years ago. Leith said once a program becomes more well-known and aviation
which results in higher applicaand admissions to that pro-
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Conestoga’s Waterloo campus. This year 122 students were admitted to the program, compared to 76 last year. At the Waterloo campus, 70 students were admitted this year, compared to 34 last year. Leith said the
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see an increase in applicants,” she said.
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Leith added the college has fairly
(co-op) program admitted 53 students this year, compared to 46 last resulting
15 per cent
Admissions to the graphic design program increased by 20 per cent with 36 students admitted to the program this year, compared to 30
The journalism - print and broadcast program admitted 34 students this year, compared to 25 last year, resulting in
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Two programs at Conestoga’s Guelph campus saw decreases in admissions.
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The general arts and science program also had an increase in
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field,” Leith said. “However, that’s not always the case because when the economy is poor students often come to the college to prepare.”
year because Conestoga has an
sions. This year 35 students were admitted, compared to 17 last
sions in nursing were higher this
Since the college isn’t getting money it needs from the government, it has to find it else-
35 per cent this year with 54 students admitted to the program,
istrar at the college, said
ulation has increased dramatically.
Jennifer Leith, an associate reg-
increase of 105 per cent in admis-
funding stays at the same even though its student pop-
Program numbers up where jobs are
than 800 chocolate bars
by more than 50
ty colleges fall
government, but rather that
the spending cuts have been an
ongoing trend during the past
to dress up.
not singling out any par-
Student enrolment increasing at Conestoga College campuses
The theme of the party will be Pimp N’ Ho, which means every-
Ten class representatives and the six-member executive team
comes from the students. Both Tibbits and Mullan said it was too early to say whether tuition would be increasing again
to point out
versity funding system.
are being printed.
Conestoga has the same 10 per cent of the overall student popula-
Mullan said government regula-
on Sept. 28.
worth closer to $1,500 per
assume there are 100,000
student population, like the uni-
students in the college system. If
at Inner City nightclub The members of the Conestoga
amount spent was
a market share, rather than actual
plans big bash
By Sanja Musa
“The health sciences
tuition this year that gives the col-
upgrade current college facilities and college president John Tibbits
Tibbits said he wouldn’t be sur-
10 per cent of the available funding.
lege around $120,000
the students are helping each other
college up and running.
Conestoga has 10 per cent of the enrolled students, Conestoga gets
the increased cost of keeping the
students attend college.
government funding $2,900 per student,
to the current
community college system, and
Essentially, according to Tibbits,
charged more. With roughly 5,000 full-time students paying an extra $34 in
about $6,000 per student from the provincial government, compared
improve the education
30 per cent of any tuition increase be set aside in bursary and scholarship funds to help financially disadvantaged
using, and Tibbits said he
college’s vice-president of finance
tions decree that
SPOKE, September 25, 2000
— Page 9
Choclair electrifies Conestoga Hip hop
rocks students during concert at rec centre
eyes were riveted on her. The crowd really got into
By Jody Andruszkiewicz The newest wave of Canadian hip
a part of the
“I bet there’s
even a few hockey
hop invaded the recreation centre at Conestoga College on Sept. 13, and the crowd couldn’t be disappointed with the spectacularly executed
players that listen to hip hop.”
But it wasn’t long after Black’s almost 90-minute set was over that the crowd got to see what they
rhymes and excellent scratching from the proud Canadian artists
were all waiting for. Choclair graced the
crowd was whipped into a frenzy of jumping bodies. The 25-year-old Toronto native, bom Kareem Blake, had the crowd enthralled with his selections from his CD Ice Cold, which went gold in Canada in 30 days. The show ended on a high note, with Choclair bringing up all the members of the Babyblue Sound Crew and Jully Black to help him
Choclair, who says he doesn’t have a specific influence, said he sees Canadian hip hop going far and is trying to help build a hip hop scene in Canada. But he also wants to be an ambassador for Canadian hip hop, especially in the United
graced the stage.
The Doon Student Association acting as Conestoga Student Inc.
brought in the Babyblue Sound
Crew, Jully Black, and to headline the show, Choclair to entertain about 600 people in attendance. The Babyblue Sound Crew, who call themselves Canada’s Urban
Ambassadors, opened the show with wild rhymes and excellent scratching from their DJ. A lot of their songs were covers of recent hits from famous hip hop artists including Eminem, Dr. Dre and R. Kelly, but the original songs were mind-blowing and brought the groove out of everyone. After about 75 minutes, Jully Black graced the stage with her crew, and the show took off to an incredibly high level. The crowd responded quite well to the 22-year-old Toronto native,
and Black didn’t disappoint either. She obviously enjoys entertaining as
crowd enjoys her
because during her set
And when stage,
perform his hit single Let’s Ride. In an interview after the show, Choclair said he’s very proud to be a Canadian hip hop star, and the support he is receiving is amazing.
“I’m proud to represent Canada, and I will always bring my music to the world.”
He also said there’s
vibrant scene, and
open doors.” Jully Black said in an interview she’s proud to be a Canadian hip hop star, and that it is possible to be a successful hip hop artist. “The industry is growing. There was no industry 15 years ago for our type of music.” Black said her music life
“It’s not always positive. about being real.”
Citing Etta James and Mary J. Blige as some of her influences, Black said she mixes some of the
music in Canada, but not everyone has heard it. “Canadian music has so many
old elements of hip hop with
different angles like country, rock
and pop. People need to start including hip hop because they are leaving out one of the more successful forms of music.”
approach in promoting hip hop. “Hopefully we’ll get it across to people without compromising what we’re about.”
of the new.
She also said Canadian hip hop are
hop superstar Choclair rocks the mike at in front of an audience of about
the college’s recreation centre
600 people. The 25-year-old Toronto native headlined the show, which also included Babyblue Sound Crew and Jully Black.
(Photo by Jody Andruszkiewicz)
CD is expected in
the fall of 2001, but could in February or
March of 2002.
Black’s latest release
on Sept. More.
Toronto native, 22-year-old Jully Black, wows the crowd at the Choclair concert at the college’s recreation centre on Sept. 13. (Photo by Jody Andruszkiewicz)
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Elvis rocks local
To avoid boredom Waterloo band never plays a regular gig By Jody Andruszkiewicz
cool bands to play with
But additionally, he said the best
themselves until hearing the combination of their name on a local radio station, Wax Elvis to
rocked and grooved at the Mecca, at the Walper Pub, on Sept. 14. The Waterloo-based band played
from their self-titled and other original works for the 75 people in attendance. Having met in high school through all sorts of interesting ways, the band didn’t even have a name until they were listening to selections
the University of Waterloo’s
munity radio station and heard the words wax and Elvis in the same sentence.
“The hardest part is getting up work the next day,” Magreehan
Wagner, who says one of his is the British rock band Radiohead, said it’s hard because people are turning into DJs instead influences
of turning to live music.
Webb, who’s influenced by
Wagner, the 25-year-old drummer, at work. Wagner was a friend of 22-year-old bassist-vocalist
Webb’s older brother. The band played their first gig together at Club Abstract in Kitchener with Tristan Psionic, of Unyon fame.
Magreehan said that while setup is a drag, the easiest part is getting up there and controlling the emotions of the audience. “Some nights you can blow them away and other nights ting
you just suck.” Magreehan, who cites Catherine Wheel as one of
major influences, said getting shows to play as well as finding
Inner City Surfers, said the band’s
most interesting gig was at the Canadian National Exhibition, where they played with 13 Engines, Sandbox, the Killjoys, the Doughboys and the Refreshments.
On the 24-year-
talking with people after
the other side,
said their worst gig
Magreehan was playing
Turret at Wilfrid Laurier Univesity for students trying to the
build the longest paperclip chain
Guiness Book of World
a battle of the bands contest
The band doesn’t play a regular gig at a regular spot,
it’s because they don’t want to bore their audiences. The group is playing gigs right now and trying to catch the right funding for production, but the next Wax Elvis CD should be ready for consumption by those looking for an awesome groove before the
Mike Magreehan, a member of the band Wax Elvis, doesn’t shake his hips like the King of rock and roll, but his performance at the Mecca at the Walper Pub in Kitchener on Sept. 14 was kingly. (Photo by Jody Andruszkiewicz)
Barenaked Ladies’ new album good despite songs about nothing By Trevor
Once again the five guys from Scarborough have compiled a new
like Stunt. So, if you’re just a fan of Gordon or Maybe You Should Drive and you weren’t a fan of
Maroon, the Barenaked Ladies newest release, is their seventh CD. They’ve now had 13 songs released from the seven CDs including the newest release, Pinch Me, which was released in August 2000, one month before the CD Maroon was released.
on a Pirate Ship or Stunt,
probably not for
Both Maybe You Should Drive and Maroon nave quality songs on them, but only a couple songs, for example Jane and Pinch Me, jump out at you right away. But, Am I
could be. Maroon
Girlfriend and Life in a Nutshell
features rock songs and ballads.
have eventually become favourites of mine. As an early
Late and Falling
examples of the rock songs and a couple of
Too Never "
because it is the only song where Ed Robertson is the lead singer. As
you may recall One Week, from the album Stunt, was sung by Ed and Steven Paige. The other releases were sung by Steven only. However, Ed has had solo songs on the group’s albums before. For example When I Fall, from Bom on a Pirate Ship, Am I the Only One, from Maybe You Should Drive, and Light Up My Room, from Stunt.
and Helicopters. There are also some unique sounding songs including Conventioneers which has a late ’60s sound to it and Tonight is the Night I Fell Asleep at the Wheel which sounds like a waltz. Even though the CD is great and the Barenaked Ladies have lived up to their usual standards of greatness, I found that Maroon hasn’t had a big impact on me like Stunt did in 1998. It seems that this CD is going to have to grow on me much like Maybe You Should
could be next
the only song
on Maroon. Steven
Although Maroon is not like Gordon, BNL fans should not worry because Maroon is much
Falling For the
The Barenaked Ladies have come way in the last nine years. Gone are the days when they sang a long
about spending $1 million or being in
they are singing
about struggling actors and driving asleep at the wheel.
Come haven’t years;
of it maybe come anywhere in
makes people what
sounds good and laugh.
the Barenaked Ladies newest release and their
Six By Dwight
DJs from the Wave rock Sanctuary
The Wave, Conestoga’s campus by broadcasting students, showed students what it takes to do a radio show, on radio station operated
Sept. 12, in the Sanctuary.
The Wave’s program casting student, said
were awarded to the winners. CDs and T-shirts were also handed out
to lucky students.
Lantz, Tanya Gafoor,
broadcasting a radio
in the cafe-
The Wave handed out
Tracy Evans, vice-president of
ing questions. Jonathan Purkis, a
for the CSI
also gave out tickets to
Leafs tickets to a pre-season game,
a benefit concert
knowing Shayne Corson and Gary Roberts were the two major
Sammy’s Garage, on Nov. 8. The concert, which will raise money for
Mary’s Place, a shelter for women and children, will feature the bands Thermo Cline, Great Beyond and
free-agent signings the Leafs this past
Tickets for the Choclair concert,
Psychic looks By
be abducted by space conduct scientific
experiments on your brain,” Dan Valkos, psychic entertainer, told a group of Conestoga College students gathered in the Sanctuary on
The students had congregated if
accepted his intuitive psychic
ability in 1971. “It
was a slow process, accept-
Valkos could see into their
future and answer three free questions.
Valkos. “I believe everyone has psychic abilities. Being psychic is inherent. wife is intuitive. daughter is intuitive but runs from
Valkos said he had good friends and teachers who guided him
has written two books about psychic activity, the Psychic World And How You can be A Part Of It and the Psychic
through learning to accept his abil-
World Of Your Dreams, says he has
cross-country radio stations.
Tracy Evans, vice-president of life for the Doon Student Association acting as Conestoga Students Inc., said it’s good to hold remotes in the station radio Sanctuary.
gives good recognition to the
radio station and they helped us
promote our Choclair concert,” Evans said. “It’s good for the students to have different things going on in the Sanctuary, other than us just play-
The Wave DJ, awards Jonathan Purkis, first-year and automation student, two tickets to a Toronto Maple (Photo by Dwight Irwin) Leafs pre-season game.
The Wave plans remotes
do more radio year, Cyopik
into students’ future
been dealing in different realms of the paranormal for about 30 years.
first-year robotics and automation student, won two Toronto Maple
other than just
with the voices students hear on the radio,
students to have
Six DJs did a set during the radio remote including Chris
Mike Durdle, Andrew McLean, Mandie Young and Jessica McLaughlin. They are
also helps to put faces
Conestoga students and $7 for
Seven Year Itch. When become available, they will
14 in the recreation centre,
the Sanctuary, so students can see
Association acting as Conestoga Students Inc., which was held on
Erin Cyopik, a third-year broadthe radio station to
sponsored by the
Valkos has harnessed his ability and now gives readings on 50 to 60
has a line of self-help tapes
aliens,” said Jaglowitz.
Valkos said he has a moral and ethical obligation not to give
going to marry my boyfriend’ is something I hear a lot at these readings,” he said.
one very bad news
One way to
know how much
husband has in the hospital before he dies, I cannot answer that question,” said Valkos. “If I’m wrong then that person could be counting
computer program analyst student, said she had a few things she wanted to know about and figured asking Valkos might be helpful. “I don’t know whether or not what he said w'as right. He did say
in a reading.
down the He did right
days.” say that his readings are
said. at readings Valkos gave Conestoga College for two hours and admits that the process requires
a lot of energy. “Doing readings
one day would tire me out. But I have a lot of energy.” Valkqs said that being a psychic entertainer simply means he is a in
80 per cent of the time.
deal with the stress of student
“(Being psychic) never gets in the way of my personal life. I don’t answer anything unless I’m asked. It’s an ethical thing,” he
well they will do in school.
they ask for
health concerns, family, career and
Valkos said most students ask their about questions
said that he never gives peo-
ple advice on their futures unless
Valkos said the general public him questions about
boyfriends and girlfriends and
be abducted by
and conducts workshops at 22 colincluding Conestoga leges,
life is to
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Condors By Derek Lester
the far side of the net. Sherifali
The Conestoga Condors out a
College Saturday, Sept. men’s college soccer.
goal scorer last year, said
coach Geoff Johnstone. Sherifali
puts goals in the net very nicely,
back and forth game that saw both teams have many good scor-
The wind played a little bit of a game as the players facing the wind could not kick the
St Clair College ing,
opened the scor-
and had a 1-0 lead
Condors after he made a nice move around a defender and booted the ball into the tying goal for the
Geoff Johnstone, Condor coach
around some high balls.” The temperature was perfect for
knocked out of
learned to do the float like a butterfly stuff really
start stinging like
Eser Onar had a game and was probably the
“I’ve always been fond of the old
played surprisingly well considering the injuries, and it being the first game of the season,” Ford said. goaltender,
Theriault, suffered a concussion
for a loose ball in the crease.
much of the game without rest. “(Team captain) Teresa positions and play
ground. She will be out of action for a couple of weeks. “She doesn’t even remember
(Hussey) played almost every during the game. She was all over the place. That allowed us to give some girls a
Ford said. Theriault was replaced by back-up goalie Holly Beitz. Conestoga player Christine the
on its scoring chances. Midfielder Jamie Scott scored the lone Condor goal. capitalize
The next game
she suffered a bruised sterin a collision with an oppos-
Fanshawe scored on
breakaway, Conestoga’s Heather Craig dented the twine. a
Midfielder Zack Lakoseljac was
side of a 3-2 score.
Ford said the team, which conof 14 rookies and only three
work on man-to-man coverage, communication for upcoming games. basic ball control and
immensely. After Theriault left the game there was only one
other players are also bat-
which shortened the Conestoga bench injuries,
After giving up another break-
Conestoga’s Erin Frank scored on a free kick, out-
leaving other players to change
hit a post
going to be a tough year,
a couple scoring chances, but the
but we’ll grow as a team after
team didn’t play the type of offence it must to win games.
Clair blasts Conestoga
The women’s soccer team to 0-2, after being hammered
finding positioning the girls. We’ll
improve each game. “We just need some healthy
College students aren’t interested in
By Paul Kostal
With the average age of college There just wouldn’t be enough on the part of the students to justify having an organized frosh week like most universities hold every September. At least, that’s what Tracy Evans, vice-president of student life for the Doon Student Association acting as Conestoga interest
Students Inc., says. “I don’t think
coming down though,
week in the Evans cited
than the average age of university
also said he didn’t
to the idea of
involved in scheduling activities around the varied schedules of the different schools as another reason
Evans doubted people would even come to school before Labour Day just for an orientation
for not holding a frosh week.
She said the in
to school in August,” she
There would have to be a fee attached to an orientation week as
said he doubted the col-
don’t think anybody would
which no one
the school before the
agreed, saying the average age of college^ students is
think the administration would be
Lebeau sees a possible need for a
the luxury of having an extra
quite the turnout,” she said.
agreeable to scheduling even a few days off after Labour Day in
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by Windsor’s St. Clair College, on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Doon Campus. “We were banged up quite a bit,” Ford said. “Had we been healthy it would have been a different story.” The team was missing three injured players and five others on the field were battling
Conestoga couldn’t hold off the Fanshawe attack any longer and found themselves on the wrong
each game. These girls pay attention in practice and are interested
College, at Conestoga College.
side the 18-yard box.
Craig beat the goalie in a foot race to the ball, which was about 20 yards from the goal, and neatly chipped it over her head, to tie
Tuesday, Sept. 19 against Lambton
returning players, will continue to
also fell to the injury bug,
short in a 2-1 loss, as they could not
player of the game, Johnstone said, and midfielder Alfred Maikano setquickly, as
On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the Condors traveled to London to play Fanshawe College in its first regular season game. Johnstone said his team controlled most of the game, but fell
responded well to the change, he
evaluated on his status after the
Johnstone was pleased with the whole team’s effort. Some players played a couple positions and they
possible concussion, and
only been in Canada for about nine
playing soccer, said Johnstone. The
rolled and hit her head on
late in the first half,
“The wind had a bit of an affect,” said Johnstone. “The wind ruined a few things in terms of blowing
collided with a
could going with the wind.
Injuries played a big part in Conestoga’s women’s soccer team’s 3-2 loss to Fanshawe College, on Monday, Sept. 11, in London. Assistant coach, Marlene Ford, said the team played well, despite
“The wind ruined a few things in terms of blowing around some
factor in the
sting like a bee’,
plague women’s soccer players during Fanshaw
Injuries By Dwight
was good and the officiating was superb, the team just needed to capitalize on its chances, he added. Johnstone said, “We played some really good soccer, but we don’t seem to get the finishing touch. field
the team’s leading
About 40 fans watched the
with St. Clair in men’s soccer
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