March 1, 2021

PD Round 4 Deadline: March 2, 2021

This is a reminder that tomorrow at 5 p.m. is your last chance to submit applications for the fourth round of the CUPEU Professional Development fund (this is firm).

In light of COVID-19, note that:
  • the Professional Development Committee will adhere to the university's position on work-related travel for staff.
  • the fund does not cover equipment-related expenses, per article 10.12.b. If you are in need of office equipment to optimize your work-from-home situation, this is a matter to discuss your supervisor.

If you can't apply this time, consider these periods:
Round Submission start date Submission Deadline
1 June 1, 2021 May 17, 2021
2 August 24, 2021 September 7, 2021
3 November 23, 2021 December 7, 2021

"A Day in the Life of a CUPEUer" Photo Contest

What's the lock down like for you these days? Send us photos for your chance to win one of two $50 Visa cards. You can submit a photo to each category: (1) Working from Home and (2) Rocking the Great Outdoors. Send your hi-res photos to: (Subject: Photo contest submission). Feel free to include captions if you'd like. The deadline to submit photos is 5 pm. on March 8, 2021 (the day we return from Reading Break).

Once the deadline for submissions has passed, you'll be given a chance pick your favorite photo for each category. Whoever gets the most votes wins! Keep an eye out for the next newsletter for more details.
P.S. Enjoy the upcoming long weekend!

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