Special visit by Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy

 

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:30pm

On Wednesday, June 26, OCAD University welcomed the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP, Pickering-Uxbridge and president of Ontario's Treasury Board. Minister Bethlenfalvy met with OCAD U President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sara Diamond and Jaime Watt, Chair of the OCAD U Board of Governors.

The visit included an opportunity for Minister Bethlenfalvy to meet with a group of talented OCAD University students at the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion. By combining art, design and technology, the students presented creative solutions for current issues that could support the province of Ontario.

Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U
Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U

Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U
Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U

Floor plate diagram of new Fabrication Studio layout
Read on for all the details on the renovations happening in the Fabrication Studios until December 31, 2019. 
Storytelling Co-design Workshop with ESL high school students - Spring 2019
The Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University has received a $1.2 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in open education. The grant will support the IDRC’s Flexible Learning for Open Education (FLOE) project, which pushes the understanding and practice of equitable inclusion within open teaching and learning by providing resources to personalize how students learn and to address barriers to learning. 
Located in Kensington Market, Ignite Gallery is currently recruiting IWSP-eligible Student Monitors for the Fall/Winter term to serve as front-line staff informing visitors about exhibitions and public events, to supervise the gallery, responsible for opening and closing procedures and assist with install takedown and special events programing. 
11 of Revision Path's podcasts were selected for the permanent podcast collection of the Smithsonian’s African American Museum
 Hey OCADU! Financial Aids & Awards (FAA) and Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) are launching a note-taking pilot program starting this Fall. Students will have the opportunity to earn up to $1000 for the academic year. 
The Black Sparks fundraising campaign will support Black artists and designers by funding OCAD U’s Black Youth Design Initiative.
Dragula
MAAD graduate, Yovska Martinez Moreno (2018), will be featured on Season 3 of Boulet Brothers Dragula, a web-based series that can be accessed via Amazon Prime.
Universities Canada announced today the nine student winners of the national 2019 Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) competition, who were recognized for their work in breaking down accessibility barriers on their campuses and in their communities.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:30pm

On Wednesday, June 26, OCAD University welcomed the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP, Pickering-Uxbridge and president of Ontario's Treasury Board. Minister Bethlenfalvy met with OCAD U President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sara Diamond and Jaime Watt, Chair of the OCAD U Board of Governors.

The visit included an opportunity for Minister Bethlenfalvy to meet with a group of talented OCAD University students at the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion. By combining art, design and technology, the students presented creative solutions for current issues that could support the province of Ontario.

Poster: 
Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U
Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy visits OCAD U