Call for nominations: Permanent Managers and Permanent Staff for the Board of Governors

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Permanent managers and permanent staff (unionized and exempt): consider becoming a member of the OCAD U Board of Governors. Nominations are now open for a two-year term commencing July 1, 2017. Two internal positions are available, one of which is elected from and by permanent managers at OCAD U; and the other, from and by permanent staff (unionized and exempt).

OCAD University’s Board of Governors is responsible for governing and managing the affairs of the university and has the necessary powers to do so, including the power to determine mission, vision and values of the university, appoint and remove the President and Chancellor, approve the annual budget of the university and monitor its implementation, establish administrative and operational policies and procedures, as well as other specific powers. The Board consists of members from the external community as well as executive, management, staff, faculty and student representatives drawn from the OCAD U community.

Nominations are currently open for the following positions on the Board of Governors starting July 1, 2017:

One (1) Permanent Manager position (two-year term)
One (1) Permanent Staff position (two-year term)

For more information on roles, responsibilities nomination and election processes, including eligibility requirements, please visit the Board Elections webpage.

Key dates to note:

Nominations close: Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
Electronic elections: Monday, May 29 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

If you have any questions, please contact Valerie De Souza, Manager, University Governance at vdesouza@ocadu.ca or 416-977-6000 ext. 2853

2019 Honorary Degree Nominations

Winsom Winsom accepting an Honorary Degree from OCAD U; Photo: Christina Gapic
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

The nomination period for OCAD University’s 2019 Honorary Degree is now open, and we invite you to submit your ideas.

Every year at Spring Convocation, OCAD University confers an Honorary Degree upon outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to the fields of art, design, and culture; to education; and to the ideals of our University. submit your suggestions for this, the highest honor offered by our institution.

All members of the OCAD U community, including faculty, staff, students and alumni, are invited to submit a nomination. Please see the nomination form link on this page. You may drop the forms in person at 230 Richmond West, Level 11, Office of the President, or via email at jnorthwayfrank@ocadu.ca.

Nominations are due on January 31 at 5pm.

 

Email: 
jnorthwayfrank@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x300
Cost: 
Free

Call for Nominations: OCAD Student Union Spring Elections

Monday, March 24, 2008 - 4:00am to Monday, March 31, 2008 - 4:00am

Attention OCAD students! This is your opportunity to participate in the SU!
Pick up a Nomination Package from the OCADSU Offices at 51 McCaul Street from March 24 to 31.

Voting days will be April 7 and 8 in the front lobby of 100 McCaul between 10 am to 6 pm.

Please take a moment when you pass the lobby to vote at the voting table!!

POSITIONS:
Executive:
- Chair
- Finance
- Communications
- Internal
- External

Board:
- Sculpture/Installation
- Drawing and Painting
- Printmaking
- Photography
- Integrated Media
- Material Art and Design
- Criticism and Curatorial Practice
- Environmental Design
- Industrial Design
- Advertising
- Graphic Design
- Illustration
- First Year Art
- First Year Design

Venue & Address: 
OCAD Student Centre 51 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
studentu@ocad.ca

Dr. Martha Fleming

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Three candidates, Dr. Victoria Vesna, Dr. James Moy and Dr. Martha Fleming have been shortlisted for the position of Dean, Faculty of Art.

As part of the hiring process each candidate will be on campus attending a series of meetings and will give a public lecture for faculty and students.

All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend these public lectures. As these lectures and socials are an important part of the hiring process, please encourage students to attend and offer feedback.

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Dr. James Moy

Friday, January 18, 2008 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Two candidates, Dr. Victoria Vesna and Dr. James Moy, have been shortlisted for the position of Dean, Faculty of Art, and a third candidate is pending confirmation.
As part of the hiring process each candidate will be on campus attending a series of meetings and will give a public lecture for faculty and students.
Dr. Vesna will be on campus Monday, January 14th and will present in Rm 230 from 2 to 3 pm. The lecture will be followed by a Student Social in Rm 187 from 3:15 to 4 pm.
Dr. Moy will be on campus Friday, January 18 and will present in Rm 190 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. This will be preceded by the Student Social in Rm 187 from 1:15 to 2 pm.
All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend these public lectures. As these lectures and socials are an important part of the hiring process, please encourage students to attend and offer feedback.

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

2016 Doug Wright Awards

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:15pm

I’m delighted to announce that several recent OCADU alumni have been nominated for the 2016 Doug Wright Awards, Canada’s premier comic awards.

The Doug Wright Awards were founded in May 2005 as a means of casting light on the wide range of cartoonists and comic artists working across Canada. 

Ted Gudlat (OCADU 2012), OCADU ILLU Program Teaching Assistant Sabrina Scott (OCADU 2012), and Kat Verhoeven (OCADU 2010) are nominees for the 2016 Doug Wright Spotlight Award which recognizes Canadian cartoonists deserving of wider recognition. 

In addition, ILLU instructor Patrick Kyle (OCADU 2009) has been nominated for the Pigskin Peters Award which recognizes experimental, unconventional, and avant-garde Canadian comics.

Ted Gudlat for Funny Ha-Has (Roads Publishing)

Sabrina Scott for Witchbody
Kat Verhoeven for Towerkind (Conundrum Press)

Patrick Kyle for New Comics # 6 & 7 

Congratulations to all!

PAUL DALLAS
CHAIR, ILLUSTRATION
PROFESSOR

Inspired Teaching Awards - Call for nominations

Image of instructor and students
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

Every year, the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre recognizes teaching excellence in faculty and teaching assistants (TAs) working with undergraduate and graduate students.

The Inspired Teaching Awards are presented to faculty members and TAs whose passion for art and design education has enhanced learning and influenced creative practice. All members of the University community, staff, faculty and students, can submit nominations online until February 29.

Call for Nominations: DEEAS

Recognized students from 2014/2015 Awards Dinner
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 2:00pm to Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:00pm

DIVERSITY & EQUITY EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR STUDENTS:
The Diversity & Equity Excellence Award for Students (DEEAS) is sponsored by OCAD Student Union and the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Students. It includes a $1,000.00 prize and congratulatory letter from Dr. Sara Diamond, President/Vice-Chancellor. Nominations will be accepted from all members of the OCAD U community, describing the nominee’s exceptional contribution to OCAD University and to equity and diversity through advocacy and leadership, promoting human rights, social justice, inclusion, and impactful engagement.

NOMINATION FORMS can be found online, or pick up printed copies at Campus Life (51 McCaul Street); Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives (Level 2, 115 McCaul Street); or OCAD Student Union (Level 5, 205 Richmond St. West). Submission deadline: Friday, February 26, 2016.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Campus Life, 51 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-leadership-awards.htm
Email: 
bjames@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000, Ext. 275

Call for Nominations: Peer Mentor Awards 2016

Image of group of students
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:45pm to Friday, February 26, 2016 - 9:00pm

All Peer Mentors in the 2015/2016 OCAD U Student Mentor Program are eligible to be nominated for ONE of TWO awards (valued at $500.00 each). We are now accepting nominations from all members of the ‪#OCAD U‬ community who have experienced or are aware of a Peer Mentor’s outstanding contributions supporting new and first-year students and helping build community, while adhering to the mandate of the program.

For more information, criteria and nomination forms, visit Student Leadership Awards online: www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-leadership-awards.htm

Venue & Address: 
Campus Life, Level 1, 51 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-leadership-awards.htm
Email: 
bjames@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 275

Calling all faculty: Cast your vote in OCAD U Senate Elections

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:00am

Faculty can cast their votes starting Monday April 6, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. noon until Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.  for candidates to fill faculty area vacancies on the OCAD University Senate. Eligible voters can cast their vote electronically at any time during this period.

 

Faculty should visit the Senate Elections webpage to review candidate profiles and link to the voting portal.

For questions about the Senate Elections, please contact Natalie Nanton, Coordinator (Academic Governance) and Interim Secretary to Senate, Office of the Vice-President, Academic at nnanton@ocadu.ca or 416-977-6000 Ext. 2856.

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