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VECTOR MARKETING Donates to Fanshawe 2007 DISTINGUISHED SHARING PARTNERSHIP AND CAMPUS NEWS WITH FANSHAWE COLLEGE DONORS FA N S H A W E SPRING 2007 On March 28, 2007, representatives from Vector Marketing presented Fanshawe College with a $1,000 donation. ALUMNI AWARDS The cheque was presented in appreciation for the eight student employees who were recruited at the College. On Thursday, October 18, 2007, the College will host its Distinguished Alumni Awards Vector Marketing holds a campus contest three times a Dinner. The Distinguished Alumni Awards TOOLS DONATED year with three categories in which students compete: program seeks to honour individuals who have total sales volume, highest average sales per student, graduated from a Fanshawe College program TO FACULTY OF and most qualiﬁed recruits. Fanshawe College students and who have used their skills to improve themselves, their career ﬁeld, their community, surpassed students from schools all across Canada and were named “Most Qualiﬁed Recruits” nationally. and their world. Distinguished alumni: TECHNOLOGY • Are passionate about their interests and innovative in their actions. Dave Cobain of London, • Earn a high level of respect from their peer Ontario, recently made a group of co-workers, industry associates donation of an assortment or clients. • Often have an entrepreneurial spirit, of tools to the Faculty of acting as change agents, mentors or Technology. Dave’s uncle, tool pioneers within the organizations they and dye maker Stan Cobain, work for, or in the ventures they served his apprenticeship start themselves. “DISCOVERY OF HANDS” in Liverpool, England, and • Exhibit a high level of personal and BY FRANCES GAGE professional integrity within their career went on to train many other ﬁeld and in their support of community apprentices in the automotive and social issues that are close to 40th Anniversar y industry. When Stan died, family their hearts. members received many words If you are interested in sponsoring an award or supporting this prestigious event to recognize our Garden Celebration of appreciation from his former L-R: Catherine Finlayson, Executive Director, Fanshawe College Foundation; apprentices. Says Dave: “In Carolyn Martin, Fanshawe Career Services Consultant; Fanshawe students David most accomplished graduates, please contact Linda Celebrations are under way for Fanshawe College’s 40th Anniversary Nobrega, Miranda Kroesbergen and Colin Robertson; Lindsay Allery, Vector London Branderhorst at 519-452-4430, extension 4750 Liverpool, the name Stan Cobain District Manager; Aly White, Vector Campus Relations Manager year! The festivities kicked off with the Asian Occasion Gala on or by e-mail to email@example.com. is synonymous with tool and February 10, 2007, and will continue throughout the year. dye. He was very well known in Among the notable anniversary events scheduled this year is a celebration of the industry and took pleasure Fanshawe’s London Campus and gardens on Friday, June 8, 2007. While the in making a number of tools focus is on award-winning programs in horticulture and landscape design, himself.” Ian Neves, Professor Fanshawe’s community friends and partners will also celebrate a major contribution to the Fanshawe College Campaign, the ofﬁcial opening of the in the School of Manufacturing new College gates, and the re-naming of Second Street to Fanshawe College Sciences, indicated the tools will Boulevard. A re-dedication of the “Discovery of Hands” sculpture will complete serve as an excellent resource for the festivities. This work of art by internationally renowned Canadian sculptor students and will allow them to Frances Gage was once situated in the courtyard of B Building. The sculpture Fanshawe Ties is produced and published by the Development Ofﬁce, learn with hands-on experience. has been re-located to ﬁgure prominently in the main approach to the campus. Fanshawe College 1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard P.O. Box 7005, London, Ontario, Canada N5Y 5R6 IN THIS ISSUE For more information, contact Catherine Finlayson at 519-452-4464. www.fanshawec.ca DONOR WALL • BLACKBERRY FUNDRAISER • ASIAN OCCASION GALA T E E T I M E • V E C T O R M A R K E T I N G • A L U M N I AWA R D S • P L E D G E F O R M • D O N O R S FANSHAWE ties BlackBerry Fundraiser IT’S SPRING 2007 Hits All The Right Buttons! TEE TIME! Fanshawe College has been holding in-depth BlackBerry A heartfelt thank you goes out to StationPark, Plans are currently under way for training sessions at StationPark All Suite Hotel in downtown Spectrum Wireless and Telus for partnering with Fanshawe’s 5th Annual Golf Classic to be London. Presented by Spectrum Wireless, these sessions are Fanshawe for this important fundraising initiative! held at Sunningdale Golf and Country designed to show users how to utilize their BlackBerry to Club on Tuesday, August 21. Proceeds its full potential. All proceeds from this event are directed The next BlackBerry training session is scheduled for Wed. June 20th at the StationPark AllSuites will be directed to the Fanshawe College to the Fanshawe College Campaign. Below are just a few Ontario Trust for Student Support of the many comments from our past participants: Hotel in downtown London. To register or for more information, please call 519-452-4430 ext. 4752. program (OTSS) and will be matched by the provincial government toward new Brendan White, an Application Specialist at Siskinds LLP bursary funding for Fanshawe students. had this to say about the training he received: “Fanshawe’s BlackBerry session helped me better understand some of the time savers and tools built into the BlackBerry system. Sponsors include: (Gold Sponsors) It was direct and to-the-point, bringing us straight into Honeywell and Southside Group; (Silver working with the device. I was able to learn a number of new Sponsors) Chartwells, Cisco Systems, things about how to save time when accessing applications, Coca-Cola, Johnson Insurance and 2007c c a s i o n G a l a contacts, or other information in the BlackBerry; I will Siskinds – The Law Firm; (Bronze certainly be passing these tips and tricks on to others within Sponsors) aTRM, Martin Building our organization. Given the business world’s growing dependence on e-mail and digital documentation, our use Asian O Maintenance, J.M.R. Electric Ltd., and Sunningdale Golf and Country Club. of BlackBerry technology continues to allow us to keep the In one magical night, 267 community members were whisked away lines of communication open no matter where we are.” Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. on a ﬁve-country Asian odyssey, Fanshawe College’s Asian Occasion Gala. More than 400 students from 21 of the College’s programs followed by a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. Mary Lou Dewan, Senior Clinical Science Specialist with Registration is $225 per player and Genzyme Canada Inc., was excited to be a part of this spent thousands of hours transforming the Student Centre into “ Prior to this BlackBerry training session, I used only the basic an Asian wonderland on Saturday, February 10. The event served includes the practice range, lunch, golf, training. “I was very impressed with Christian’s ability to functions. I particularly wanted to know how to check my day cart, dinner, prizes, shower and locker make the BlackBerry learning fun and his ability to answer as the kickoff to Fanshawe’s 40th Anniversary celebrations. timer, while speaking with someone without disconnecting. It was facilities. Please contact Linda Branderhorst all individual questions. The fact that the training was easy. I learned that and so much more. The session was hands-on, The moment guests arrived in the building, they were magically transported at 519-452-4430, extension 4750 or done in a small group setting was an ideal way to learn fun and informative. The instructors used terminology that I could from London, Ontario to the Far East. Every aspect of the evening, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org how versatile this handheld device really is. I have always understand and walked us through each step with plenty of been a dedicated Treo user, but I now feel much more one-on-one attention. I would highly recommend this training for from the decorations, art and music, to the food and even the kimonos for additional information. competent to use the BlackBerry for my work. I only wish anyone who would like to maximize the use of their BlackBerry.” modeled and auctioned throughout the night was created by students. all the training that I take would be this much fun! - Wanda McKay, President, KeyContact Student volunteers worked around the clock to ensure the ambiance was just right for participants to fully immerse themselves in Asian culture. A-Channel News anchor Dan MacLellan played tour guide and Master of Ceremonies for the evening’s events, which included remarks from Fanshawe Donor Wall Highlights College President Howard Rundle, London Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco- Best, and the Chair of Fanshawe’s Board of Governors, Kathryn Munn. Fanshawe Supporters The night ended with the grand prize draw for a $1,000 Robert Q travel The new donor wall is now complete and installed beside voucher and a set of luggage. A special thank you goes out to our major the entrance to the main library. Cumulative donations sponsors for their contributions to the evening: A-Channel, Siemens Global of $5,000 and over are acknowledged on the wall. We are Network of Innovations, Hicks Morley Barristers and Solicitors, Enterprise grateful to all of our supporters and will recognize them Rent-A-Car, Highstreet Asset Management Inc., and Nash Jewellers. through our newsletters and other communication materials. GOLFERS DAVID AND MARCIA CROCKETT WITH FANSHAWE For additional information, please contact Vicki Hayter, Planning is already under way for next year’s event scheduled COLLEGE CAMPAIGN CHAIR BOB SISKIND AND ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PAST PRESIDENT, DAVID WYATT. 519-452-4430, extension 4752 or e-mail email@example.com. for February 16, 2008. It’s a night not to be missed.