AthleticsPhysical and Health EducationWith no hockey taking place this year, organizers of the ninth annual Paul Nelson Memorial Hockey Game got creative and instead held an online fundraising and awareness campaign at the end of March, raising $1045 for the Paul Nelson Memorial Scholarship fund.
School of NursingMay 6-12 marks National Nursing Week, an annual celebration that takes place the week of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12. This year's theme, #WeAnswerTheCall, showcases the many roles that nurses play in a patient’s health-care journey. The pandemic has highlighted the courage and commitment that nurses exhibit every day and the important role they play in the community.
AlumniStudent AwardsAdvancementNipissing University celebrated the generosity of donors in March by hosting its annual Student and Donor Awards Social virtually. The annual event gives student award recipients the opportunity to connect with and thank the donors who supported their awards.
ResearchVirtual LearningDr. Pat Maher, Dean of Teaching and Professor of Physical and Health Education, along with colleagues from Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Greenland and the Faroe Islands, recently received approximately $52,000 CAD in funding from the Norwegian government for a research project titled Virtual and Augmented Learning: Lessons from Ex-situ Tourism.
ResearchMegan Odd, a graduate student in the Master of Arts: Sociology - Applied Social Research program was selected to present her undergraduate honours thesis research, Implementing the Eight-Lamp Amber-Red Advanced Warning Light System on School Buses in Ontario, to Ontario’s Legislative Assembly in support of Bill 246, the Safer School Buses Act.
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