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                                                                                                                                                                      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:
                                                                                    •     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                                                                                                                              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.                                                   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

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

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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
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                for February 16, 2008. It’s a night not to be missed.

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