Welcome to the McLaughlin College Academic Orientation Tues., August 28, 2012 45th anniversary: 2013 Platform Guests • Ian Greene, Master of McLaughlin College & Prof of Public Policy & Administration, Pol Sci, and Law ► Terry Conlin, McLaughlin Academic Advisor ► Martin Singer, Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies ► David Mutimer, Political Science & GPS ► Alena Kimakova, School of Public Policy & Admin ► Evan Wickham, President, McLaughlin College Student Council ► Alex Papatchidis & Shazia Hafiji, VPs, McLaughlin College Student Council ► Some McLaughlin Fellows, including Profs Philip MacEwen, James Simeon, Peter Constantinou & Tom Wilson; and Ross McMillan, & Randall Pilson (McLaughlin Graduate & Brass player) McLaughlin College Orientation www.yorku.ca/mclaughlin ► ► College: community of students and faculty dedicated to working together in the pursuit of knowledge and the development of the whole person Based on the very successful Oxford-Cambridge tradition of 700 years. Academic support -Interdisciplinary setting GeorgeTatham Extracurricular activities -Sports, fitness, music, drama (first Master) Residences (Mitch Burney, Residence Life Coordinator for Tatham Hall. Tatham Hall is named after McLaughlin’s first Master) ► Only three universities in Canada have colleges for all undergraduate students. We’re privileged at York to have the college system. Each college has its own history and traditions. McLaughlin – founded 1968 Sam McLaughlin Founder, McLaughlin Motor Works, (later GM Canada), benefactor of McLaughlin College McLaughlin College Orientation ► Gowns and hoods: why are some of us wearing them? Remember college values of social justice, respect, development of the whole person, service to community. You’ll be reminded of your social obligations at convocation. ► Please take advantage of college activities and other opportunities at the university. These will open an amazing number of doors. ► Attend the Lunch Talk Series (mid-September to March) in Senior Common Room (free lunch, great speakers with short talks; lots of Q & A) ► First talk: Thursday Sept 20: McLaughlin’s illustrious & imfamous history – from our first students ► McLaughlin is a home both for residence and commuter students – use the Study Hall, Dynamacs, recreational facilities, student club offices, foyer area, courtyard, student lounge (016) York’s Colleges ► Complex I Colleges (where we are now) McLaughlin: Public Policy ► Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Law & Society, Public Policy & Administration, Global Political Studies, Work & Labour Studies, Social Science degree. Residence students come from all programs and Faculties, and we have some undecided major students Vanier: Humanities, Economics, Business & Society, Philosophy, etc. Founders: “Self, Culture and Society” -- History, Women’s Studies, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Geography, Area Studies, etc. Winters: all programs in Faculty of Fine Arts & Education York’s Colleges ► Complex II Colleges (West end of campus): Stong: Health Policy, Nursing, Kinesiology, English Bethune: Science & Engineering Calumet: Psychology, Business, Cognitive Science ► Glendon College: a liberal arts faculty & college combined at Bayview & Lawrence – bilingual, public affairs – located in East Toronto (gorgeous) ► New College: Administrative Studies, Human Resources Management, Information Technology Greetings from York Leaders ► York University President Mamdouh Shoukri: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgDW3zmkBw4 You may see him at lunch today! Department of Sociology Nancy Mandell, Chair ► Vari Hall, 2060-C, ext. 77999; firstname.lastname@example.org ► Larry Lam, Undergraduate Program Director (at right, receiving award for outstanding service to students): Vari Hall 2098 ext 77995; email@example.com Department of Political Science ←Ananya Mukherjee-Reed is the Chair E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: S669 Ross Ph: 416-736-2100 ext. 20266 or ext 33197 ► ► Martin Breaugh is the Undergraduate Program Director, → Ross S638, ext 88832; email@example.com Global Political Studies: David Mutimer , Reseach Tower 731, ext 46007; firstname.lastname@example.org) Department of Social Science ► Chair: Kimberley White S 734 Ross, ext. 20546→ email@example.com ► Undergraduate Program Director: Peggy Keall; firstname.lastname@example.org S 742 Ross, ext. 77176 ► The Department of Social Science houses Criminology, Law and Society, and Work & Labour Studies Other Program Coordinators ► Law & Society: David Szablowski (S 738 Ross, ext. 77814, email@example.com@yorku.ca) ＞ Criminology: Prof. James Williams, (S724 Ross, ext 20547, firstname.lastname@example.org) ＞ Work and Labour Studies: (Paul Craven, ext 55678, S759 Ross, email@example.com; Craig Heron, Vari 2186, ext 30416) Public Policy and Administration ► Prof. Daniel Cohn, → Chair, School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA): 122 McLaughlin, ext 77276; firstname.lastname@example.org UPD of SPPA: Alena Kimakova, 138 McLaughlin, ext 66066; email@example.com Evan Wickham McLaughlin Student Council President ► ► ► ► McLaughlin Student Council Room 143 McLaughlin College Sports and Rec: 143 McLaughlin Council Activities for Students “Dynamacs” Ski trips, Niagara Falls, Medieval Times Montreal trip: 3 nights and 4 days The McLaughlin Formal (March) Student clubs in McLaughlin College Political Science, Sociology, Public Policy & Administration, Model UN, Model NATO, Criminology, Law & Society, Global Political Studies, Peace By Peace, Moot Society, Work & Labour Studies, Debating Society, Poverty Eradication Project, Save the Children, War Child Canada, Pre-Law Society, Student Assoc for Single Parents, Mentoring Arts Tutoring Athletics, etc. (Sign-up sheets on tables) In addition: MacMedia, Choir, Concert Band, Tatham Hall Council Social Orientation (frosh week) September 2 – September 11 Purchase your frosh kit from Evan or any member of the of the Student Council at the back of this room. This includes all the events shown on the schedule – a terrific value! You can sign up all day today but the best time is lunch time. Mitchel Burney Residence Life Coordinator Tatham Hall (McLaughlin College Residence), ext 77091 Shazia Hafiji: Themed Community Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org Terry Conlin McLaughlin Academic Advisor ► Your key to academic success at York ► 226 McLaughlin College ext 77092; email@example.com ► Peer Advisors ► Faculty Advisors ► MALL (McLaughlin Academic Lifeline) Schedule Aug 28 Please Rate as A+, A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, E or F: ↓ TIME EVENT 8:30 am Continental Breakfast & meet people in your department 9:00 am Welcome to McLaughlin College 10:00 am Student Success: Study Secrets & Time Management 11:00 am Managing Your Money and Planning Your Future 12:00 pm Lunch With Your Peer Advisor 1:30 pm Getting A’s at York: Terry Conlin 2:30 pm McLaughlin College Council and York Federation of Students: Student Government, Student Social Orientation, Student Clubs & YOU! 3:15 pm Student Theatre Performance Your Rating Welcome to York & McLaughlin!