AASUA Newshttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_newsAASUACall for Nominations for Speakerhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speaker~1<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>On behalf of the President, this is a second call inviting nominations for the role of speaker. Members may nominate themselves, another member, or a member of the public. </p><p>In accordance with the bylaws of the Association, by October 1st, the Council shall annually elect by secret ballot a speaker to preside impartially over Council…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeFri, 12 Jul 2019 09:43:29 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speaker~1Save the Date - AGM November 6, 2019https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/save_the_date_agm_november_6_2019<div><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 100%;border-collapse: collapse;" width="641"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:472.5pt;border:solid #DDDDDD 1.0pt;background:#28324E;padding:3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt;" width="100%"> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 100%;border-collapse: collapse;" width="629"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:471.65pt;border:solid #DDDDDD 1.0pt;background:#EFEFEF;padding:3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt;" width="100%"> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>SAVE THE DATE:</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><u><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING</span></u></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>November 6, 2019</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-size:19px;font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:red;'>Myer Horowitz Theatre</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Students’ Union Building </span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>University of Alberta Main Campus</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2:00 pm Registration</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'> Members must sign in with photo ID</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2:30 pm – 5:00 pm AGM</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Guest Speaker:  </span></strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Jim Turk, Director for the Center for Free Expression at Ryerson…</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div>Brygeda RenkeThu, 27 Jun 2019 14:09:18 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/save_the_date_agm_november_6_2019NASA 2019 Support Staff Research Enhancement Awardhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/nasa_2019_support_staff_research_enhancement_award<div><p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;">Dear Members</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;">Executive is pleased to send the following message to you on behalf of the Non-Academic Staff Association:</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><strong><em><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">NASA is pleased to call for nominations on behalf of the University of Alberta.</span></em></strong></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">The University of Alberta Support Staff Research Enhancement Award is a joint initiative of NASA and the Vice-President (Research) Office.</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">This…</span></p></div>Brygeda RenkeThu, 27 Jun 2019 13:45:17 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/nasa_2019_support_staff_research_enhancement_awardNegotiations Team and Lead Negotiator - Call Out for Expressions of Interesthttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest~1<div><p>Dear Members, </p><p>On behalf of Executive, this is a second call out to all AASUA members for expressions of interest to serve as members of the Negotiations Team and to serve as Lead Negotiator for the next round of bargaining which will commence early in the year 2020.  The Negotiations Team shall be composed of members of the Association and chaired…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 17 Jun 2019 14:15:33 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest~1Negotiations Team and Lead Negotiator - Call Out for Expressions of Interesthttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest<div><p>Dear Members, </p><p>On behalf of Executive, this is a call out to all AASUA members for expressions of interest to serve as members of the Negotiations Team and to serve as Lead Negotiator for the next round of bargaining which will commence early in the year 2020.  The Negotiations Team shall be composed of members of the Association and chaired by the…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeFri, 31 May 2019 11:35:04 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interestCall for Nominations for Speakerhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speaker<div><p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'>Dear Members</p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'>On behalf of the President, this is a call inviting nominations for the role of speaker. Members may nominate themselves, another member, or a member of the public.<span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;'> </span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'>In accordance with the bylaws of the Association, by October 1st, the Council shall annually elect by secret ballot a speaker to preside impartially over Council…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeTue, 28 May 2019 11:13:25 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speakerEquity & Diversity Committee - Call out for Expressions of Interesthttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/equity__diversity_committee_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest<div><p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;background:white;'><span style='font-size:15px;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;'>Dear Members</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;background:white;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;background:white;'><span style='font-size:15px;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;'>On behalf of the Executive, and Terra Garneau, our Equity Officer, this is a call out to members for expressions of interest to serve as committee members on the Equity and Diversity Committee.  The Equity Officer is also the Chair of this committee. </span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;background:white;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;background:white;'><span style='font-size:15px;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;'>The Equity and Diversity committee identifies and makes recommendations to…</span></p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 27 May 2019 14:22:32 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/equity__diversity_committee_call_out_for_expressions_of_interestCAFA Distinguished Academic Awardshttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/cafa_distinguished_academic_awards<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA) is a professional organization of faculty associations in Alberta universities. It is a federation of four associations: The Association of Academic Staff University of Alberta, Athabasca University Faculty Association, The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary and The…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeWed, 24 Apr 2019 15:44:02 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/cafa_distinguished_academic_awardsElection Forum on Post-Secondary Education – April 8, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm in SUB Atriumhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/election_forum_on_post_secondary_education__april_8_2019_from_5pm_to_7pm_in_sub_atrium<div><p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;">Tomorrow, Monday, April 8, AASUA, NASA, Students’ Union, and Grant MacEwan University Faculty Association will host an election forum on post-secondary education for staff and students. The Forum will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the SUB Atrium. Parties’ plans for the post-secondary sector in Alberta will be heard and discussed.</p> <p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;"><br></p> <p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;">This…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeSun, 07 Apr 2019 19:12:03 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/election_forum_on_post_secondary_education__april_8_2019_from_5pm_to_7pm_in_sub_atriumResults of Ratification Vote for Proposed Bylaws Amendmentshttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/results_of_ratification_vote_for_proposed_bylaws_amendments<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>Please <strong>login </strong>to view the <a class=" WikiLinkType1" href="https://aasua.ca/ratif/prop_bylaw_amend_art_27_byelect">results of the ratification vote</a> held on March 18, 2019 for proposed bylaw amendments.</p><p>Thank you to all members who voted.  </p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 18 Mar 2019 20:15:51 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/results_of_ratification_vote_for_proposed_bylaws_amendments