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Special Screening of Denis Villeneuve’s “Enemy”

FRIDAY, APRIL 4TH
6:30 PM (Doors open at 6:15PM)
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Registration Required

Join Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute in saying a farewell nod to the old Innis Town hall and continuing to celebrate Innis College’s 50th Anniversary with a special screening of Denis Villeneuve’s “Enemy” with a Discussion and Q∓A after.

To RSVP, visit http://alumni.innis.utoronto.ca/

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Get your Master’s with the Faculty of Information

Application Deadline: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30TH

You can use any undergraduate decree to earn a number of professional Master’s Degrees with UofT’s Faculty of Information in as little as 2 years. They provide coursework or thesis options, practicums, internships, and career preparation.

For more information, visit http://ischool.utoronto.ca/

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InSIGHT Now Accepting Mentor Applications

Deadline: FRIDAY, APRIL 4TH

InSIGHT (Innis Students Interacting Growing Helping Together) is the main mentorship program at Innis College operating under the Office of Student Life, which aims to help first-year students make a smooth transition into university life. Now in their 11th year, InSIGHT aims to offer mentorship opportunities, which support students in their personal growth and development, and share information with them on how to make the most of their university experience. OSL and InSIGHT are teaming up to offer a new mentorship program and Innis and are looking for key students to serve as Lead Mentors for the upcoming year.

All Innis College students (Innis residents, Chestnut residents, commuters, and engineering residents) are welcome to apply to these three Lead Mentor Roles:

  • Social Lead Mentor
  • Student Life Lead Mentor
  • Academic Lead Mentor

For more information on the roles or to apply, visit http://tinyurl.com/odzd6g2

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Queer Spirits! Film Festival

FRIDAY, MARCH 21ST
3:30 PM — 6:30 PM
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
Free Admission

Now in its second year, Queer Spirits! explores the intersection of gender identities, sexualities, faith and spirituality through film, and is organized by the Qu(e)erying Religion program of the Ecumenical Chaplaincy at U of T. The selected documentary films feature the City of Toronto or UofT, and offer stories of gender queer, LGBT, Jewish, Christian, Queer seniors, Jamaican LGBT human rights and radical queers featuring the Toronto premiere of “Big Joy”, the story of James Boughton. Following the screenings there will be a period for Q&A and discussion.

The movie screenings for the 21st are:
3:30pm – Queerology
3:45pm – Camp
4:30 – Big Joy

Innis students are welcome to attend!

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Serve & Learn

Join SERVE & LEARN at the Centre for Community Partnerships– it is more than just volunteering.
You can:

Apply now at ccp.utoronto.ca to begin in September 2014. Because many of the opportunities involve working with children, youth or seniors, volunteers need to complete a Police Reference Check (PRC) to participate with those communities. PRC take up to 4 months to get cleared so we are asking those interested to apply now!
If you have any questions or if you would like more information please email Kristina Minnella (kristina.minnella@utoronto.ca)

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EXCITE2014 Entrepreneurship Conference: Turn Idea into Value

SATURDAY, MARCH 22ND
9:00 AM — 4:00 PM
J.J.R. Mcleod Auditorium (MS2158), Medical Science Building, 1 King’s College Circle

EXCITE2014 is presented by UTChinese Network, a student-run organization at the University of Toronto that thrives to foster entrepreneurship for all student and young professionals.

This Entrepreneurship Conference revolves around the theme of “Turning Ideas into Value.” We hope to deliver inspiration and provide suggestions to our 500 member audience on how to achieve their goals by creating value and worth in the society. We have invited successful and experienced entrepreneurs to share their insights of contemporary industry, technology, and business. It is our great honour to have invited John Weigelt (CTO of Microsoft Canada), Krista Scaldwell (VP of Coca Cola Company), Dr. Geoff Fernie (Head of iDAPT Research) and many other great business minds and leading entrepreneurs in the world to deliver a speech at our conference.

For more information For more information, visit www.excite2014.com

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IN2U: Transitions to Leadership Workshop

Saturday, April 5th @ 10:00 AM
Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave.

The IN2U Leadership Conference is the capstone event for student leaders at Innis. Through interactive workshops and discussions student leaders build skills, reflect on their year and begin looking towards the future. The event is open to everyone and anyone interested in being involved at Innis student life in any capacity is strongly encouraged to attend.

This year’s conference will feature:

  • Event planning 101 seminar
  • Communication and conflict resolution workshop
  • Transition document tutorial
  • Transition for first years and new leaders
  • International student engagement workshop
  • Visioning and strategic planning for the future of Innis Student Life

PLUS! Lunch, leadership awards, and world cafe with some of the Innis College Staff, including Principal Paterson.

Please register @ http://tinyurl.com/q7dckom

We look forward to seeing you there!