2010_09_013 by yantingting


     September 1, 2010 • Volume 10, Issue 28

Construction well underway on
Centre for Health and Wellness
This is a progress update on the         electrical and mechanical. All of these
Centre for Health and Wellness.          services are ready to be connected.
Capsule will feature a series of
articles and fact boxes about the new    Subcontractors and trades are
building in upcoming issues.             currently working on the completion
                                         of the “building envelope,” says
Staff and students coming back           John La Brie, Director of Physical
from holidays will notice incredible     Resources. They are also well
progress has taken place on the          underway in the construction of the
Georgian College Centre for Health       parking lots, roads and the bridge.
and Wellness at the Barrie Campus        After the bridge is attached, extensive
over the summer months.                  renovations will occur in C building,
                                         planned for next spring.
Bondfield Construction, winner
of both the first- and second-phase      Now that the next phase is underway,
construction bids, has been moving       a tremendous number of workers,
ahead on time and on budget,             likely hundreds, will be on site.
reports Heather Steeves, Manager of
Architectural Services.                  “Currently, workers are preparing
                                         the first floor for the concrete slab,
Last summer, infrastructure work was     installing the block walls on the
completed on the sanitary sewers,        second floor, installing the exterior     exterior completed), then they can
water and gas, which were brought to     walls throughout the building,            work on drywall and other finishes
the new building underground via the     installing conduit and wiring,            inside the building. The parking lots
turning circle in front of C Building.   plumbing lines, heating/cooling ducts     and roads will be completed before
Power from the transformer outside       and installing the roof,” says Steeves.   the arrival of winter.”
B Building was routed to feed a new      “Over the next few months, we will
transformer at the site of the new       see many changes to the outside of the
building. The new building has one       building as the exterior cladding and     See Page 6 for more great
small area in the basement where all     windows begin to be installed. Once       photos of the new building
these services come in – sewer, water,   the building is watertight (roof and
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010                                                  Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 2

 Georgian staff member’s daughter submits
 song for Put Georgian on your playlist
                                                  would be excited about      songs and covers are posted on
                                                  this opportunity.”          YouTube and can be accessed
                                                                              at http://www.youtube.com/
                                                 Sharon, a Barrie North       user/sharonjm1994 as well as a
                                                 Collegiate high school       Facebook fan page http://www.
                                                 student, has performed       facebook.com/pages/Sharon-Mul
                                                 at many talent shows         rain/151834231495627?ref=search
                                                 and productions at
                                                 school, as well as the       Sharon is happy to be part of
                                                 Barrie Folk Society at       Playlist as a possible future
                                                 the Barrie Library.          student of Georgian College. “I’m
                                                 When asked about her         definitely considering attending
 Sharon Mulrain and her mom, Jeanette            thoughts on Playlist,        Georgian because there are so
                                                 she was full of praise. “I   many opportunities,” she says.
                                                 think it’s a great way to    Sharon is interested in the Web
 Sixteen-year-old Sharon Mulrain
                                     promote local music,” she says. “It’s    Animation and Design program
 has been singing and songwriting
                                     an opportunity for musicians to          at the Barrie Campus.
 since she was eight years old.
                                     get themselves out there, and share
                                     their music for free.”                   Her mother Jeanette, a Georgian
 Music has always been a big part
                                                                              staff member for 25 years,
 of her life, and when her mother
                                     The song Sharon submitted is             couldn’t be happier. “I’m very
 Jeanette, Library Commons –
                                     called Seems to Me, which her            proud of Sharon for submitting a
 Technical Services staff member,
                                     peers chose as their favourite. Her      song for Playlist,” says Jeanette.
 heard about Put Georgian on
                                     inspiration comes from her life          “It’s really opened my eyes as to
 your playlist, she knew she had
                                     experiences, whether they are good       how talented she is.”
 to get her daughter on board.
                                     or bad.
                                                                              Keep your eyes peeled and ears
 “I immediately thought about my
                                      “The song stems from a lot of           open for Sharon’s song Seems to Me
 daughter Sharon when ‘Playlist’
                                      difficult experiences that I had to     to be added to Georgian’s Playlist
 was launched,” says Jeanette.
                                      go through,” says Sharon.               soon. To access Playlist, go to
 “She has a number of songs that
 she has recorded, and I knew she
                                      A number of Sharon’s original           playlist/.

                       Check out the latest exciting addition to Georgian’s website,
                                  a 360-degree interactive virtual tour:

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New voice mail system for Barrie Campus
As some staff members are returning         Added value                              Setting up voice mail
from vacation, the Georgian IT
department would like to remind             • With this new voice mail system,       How to access your old voice mail :
everyone that the Barrie Campus has           you will have the added benefit        • Dial 5155 or 722-5155, enter your
a new voice mail system.                      of receiving voice mail within           extension and your old password.
                                              your e-mail inbox, so not only
Some users who were sharing phones            can you listen to voice mail in the    How to record your new greetings:
also received a new phone. This was           traditional way with your phone,       • On a Nortel phone – Press the
strictly to do with functionality             but you can also open your voice         message key on your phone or dial
differences between systems.                  mail as an e-mail and listen to it       5400.
                                              from your computer.                    • On a CISCO phone – Press the
For questions about the new system,         • Please note the message in your          message key on your phone or dial
contact IT at ext. 1732.                      e-mail and the message on your           5000 star.
                                              phone are the same message,            • Or simply pick up your handset,
Action required                               which is now accessible by two           press 0, say “voice mail” and
                                              separate methods. Deleting the           press star once transferred.
Voice mail - Users who have not               message will remove it from both
already done so will need to record           your e-mail and your phone or          1. Enter your four-digit extension
greetings on their new voice mail and         voice mail.                            2. Enter your password followed by #
empty out any remaining messages            • With voice mail now being              Note: For further assistance,
from their old voice mail (instructions       delivered via e-mail, if you have      please contact IT Support.
below).                                       given anyone access to your
                                              e-mail, they are now able to           The first time you log into the system
Reverts - Users who currently have a          listen to your voice mail. Please      you will hear a message welcoming
“revert” on their voice mail (the ability     keep this in mind as it applies to     you to the voice mail system.
for someone to dial 0 while listening         you and when leaving messages
to your voice mail and be transferred         for others. E-mail, along with         How to access new voicemail from
to an alternate extension) will find it       voice mail, will be backed up          outside the college:
no longer works. Please send an e-mail        nightly under the College backup       • Dial into the main number for
to itsupport@georgianc.on.ca and it           practice.                                  your respective campus.
will be restored for you. Please include                                             • Once prompted by the greeting,
and clearly identify your extension                                                      simply say “voice mail” and press
and the extension you would like it                                                      star once transferred.
reverted to.

 New titles / new staff for Kempenfelt
 Wes Shedler, previously                    one-year contract.                        Jim Kennedy is now full
 the Kempenfelt Conference                                                            time with the Maintenance
 Centre’s Manager, On-Site                  Greg Bagley has joined the team           department and Robert Soukup
 Technical Services, Physical               as Acting Manager, Physical               is Kempenfelt’s new Day Sous
 Resources and Housekeeping,                Resources on a one-year contract.         Chef.
 has taken over as Acting General
 Manager of the Kempenfelt                  Colleen Shea has joined the ranks         Congratulations to all and
 Conference Centre on a                     as full-time Front Desk.                  welcome to the Kempenfelt/
                                                                                      Georgian team.
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Two new employees for Library                                                 Ushers required
Commons at Barrie Campus                                                      for convocation
The Barrie Library Commons              of Engineering Technology, the        ceremonies
is pleased to welcome both              School of Environmental Studies       Volunteer ushers are required
Brandy Hussey, Math/ Science            as well as the Pre-Health Sciences    to assist in the upcoming Barrie
Learning Strategist; and Cindy          and Opticianry programs.              convocation ceremonies on Sept.
Korpatnicki, Sessional Learning                                               25 and Oct. 26.
Strategist, to the team.                Cindy brings three years of
                                        experience developing and             Ushers will welcome guests,
Brandy has several years of             implementing learning strategies      hand out convocation programs,
experience developing and               for under-prepared and at-            take tickets, direct guests and
executing learning strategy             risk college and university           students, answer questions
workshops and delivering success        students. She has a Master of         and inform guests of important
strategies for at-risk students         Arts degree in English Literature     information regarding the
taking historically difficult math      from York University, a four-year     ceremony.
and science courses at Memorial         Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from
University. This past year she          Laurentian University where           Anyone interested in
taught partial-load and sessional       she completed her first three         volunteering may contact Tricia
in the Pre-Health Sciences              years through the Laurentian at       Hayden, convocation assistant,
program at Georgian where she           Georgian partnership. This past       at thayden@georgianc.on.ca or
was able to successfully integrate      year, Cindy received a certificate    ext. 1690.
learning strategies into the            of completion from Georgian
curriculum.                             College in Teaching and Training      Discounts for Sony
                                        Adults. Cindy will be assigned to     Centre performances
She is a graduate of Georgian’s         supporting students and faculty in
Addictions: Treatment and               the School of Design and Visual       The Georgian Alumni Association
Prevention program and holds a          Arts and Computer Studies,            is pleased to announce 10 per
Bachelor of Sciences (Honours)          the School of Hospitality and         cent off regular admission to
                                                                              performances at the Sony Centre
from Memorial University.               Tourism and Recreation as well
                                                                              for the Performing Arts. See iD,
As the recipient of the Rotary          as the School of Liberal Studies.     The Merchants of Bollywood, How
Ambassadorial Scholarship she                                                 the Grinch Stole Christmas, and
completed her Master of Science         Both Brandy and Cindy will be         much, much more.
Commendation degree at the              starting on Aug. 23 and their
University of Aberdeen. Brandy          offices will be located in B110.      This offer is
will be assigned to supporting          Please drop by to welcome them!       open to all
students and faculty in the School                                            Georgian
                                                                              a l u m n i ,

Capsule on bi-weekly schedule
                                                                              employees and
                                                                              students. Go
                                                                              to http://www.
  Capsule is on its summer bi-weekly publication schedule. Submissions        georgianc.on.ca/alumni/perks/
  may be forwarded to Lesley Hain at lhain@georgianc.on.ca.                   discount-partners/ and click below
                                                                              the Sony Centre for the Performing
  • Sept. 15 issue (deadline to submit material is Sept. )                    Arts logo to see performances
  • Sept. 22 issue (deadline to submit material is Sept. 17)
                                                                              available and access the discounted
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010                                                         Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 5

                                                                                     IT offers extended
                                                                                     support hours
                                                                                     IT Support Services, at ext. 1732,
                                                                                     will be offering extended support
                                                                                     hours for academic startup through
                                                                                     to Sept. 24.

                                                                                     Hours are Monday through Thurs-
                                                                                     day, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays, 8
                                                                                     a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

                                                                                     Regular IT support hours, Monday
                                                                                     through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
                                                                                     will resume on Sept. 27.

      Greg Davey is Premier’s Award nominee                                          Those calling from a phone or
 Greg Davey is one of six Georgian grads who have been nominated for the 2010        location that does not support the
 Premier’s Awards. Greg has been nominated in the Technology category. He is         four-digit extension may call the
 also the winner of the 2008 Board of Governors’ Distinguished Alumni Award.         Barrie Campus at (705) 728-1968,
 After graduating from Georgian College’s Electronics Engineering Technology         ext. 1732.
 program in 1982, Greg Davey was immediately hired by Bell Canada. He designed
 Bell’s National Video network that today carries the majority of video traffic in
 Canada. An expert in connectivity, Greg led the Bell technology team as the host
 broadcaster for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Over 3.5 billion people
                                                                                     Garage sale
 worldwide were able to tune in to Olympic coverage 24/7 over 17 days with not
 one missed second. The Vancouver Winter Olympics broadcast was 28 per cent
                                                                                     supports bursaries
 bigger for bandwidth connectivity than Beijing, making it the biggest broadcast
 event in history.                                                                   The Business and Professional
                                                                                     Women’s Club (BPW) of
                                                                                     Barrie, a non-profit organization
                                                                                     dedicated to the interests of
OPP holds graduation ceremony at                                                     women, will hold a garage sale
                                                                                     on Sept. 11, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 123
Barrie Campus on Sept. 3                                                             Golden Meadow Road (off Hurst),
The Barrie Campus will host the            the correct direction.
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)                                                      The BPW offers two $500
recruit graduation ceremony on             Guest and dignitaries will begin to       bursaries for Georgian College
Sept. 3. The event will take place         arrive between 8 and 10 a.m. The          female students who are studying
in the Athletic Centre and more            ceremony will take place from 10          in “non-traditional” programs.
than 1,000 friends and family will         a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a reception      Proceeds from this garage sale will
be present to support the 71 gradu-        to follow from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Park-      go toward continuing to support
ates.                                      ing gates will be raised between          these bursaries. Your support is
                                           12:30 and 2:30 p.m.                       greatly appreciated!
Auxiliary police will be on site to
direct guests, but staff members           Thanks to staff for your support.
are encouraged to point visitors in
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010             Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 6

                        for Health
                         Doug Crawford
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010                                                      Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 7

Barb Watts is new Associate Dean User-friendly
                                               site puts KPI
Marie-Noelle Bonicalzi welcomes   Barb was
Barb Watts as the new Associate   appointed
Dean for the School of Business,  as chair for
Canadian Aviation Institute and
Canadian Automotive Institute.
                                  the OCMC
                                               results at your
Barb has been a full-time faculty
                                  group this   fingertips
member at Georgian College              past spring.
since 1990, teaching business and                                                  Organizational Planning and
                                                              Barb Watts
marketing courses for the School        She actively                               Development has created a
of Business and co-ordinating the       participates in the portfolio including    user-friendly site that will allow
Advertising program from 1991           heading up the annual OCMC                 departments and program areas to
to 2002. She also worked contract       team, volunteering for DECCA,              quickly access Georgian KPI data.
positions as Placement Officer for      and participating in curriculum
the Barrie Campus and as Manager        development, Open House, Preview           The KPI Navigator can be found by
of the Innovation Centre. Before        Days, etc. She was also faculty            opening the following file in your
joining the college, she spent many     advisor for the EngTech Inc 2000           web browser, but your computer
years in the marketing field working    SME Project. Barb was awarded              must be connected to the College
within the flavour/fragrance industry   the Ontario Colleges’ Marketing            network:
and was in charge of small business     Competition Provincial Award of            file://T:\Georgian College\
training for the Federal Business       Excellence in 2004 and presented           COLLEGE ACCOUNTABILITY\
Development Bank.                       with the Board of Governors’               KPI Data\KPIv3.html
                                        Faculty Award of Excellence in
She currently maintains                 2005.                                      We encourage you to share this site
industry contacts through active                                                   with anyone in your department
participation in the Advertising        Barb is proud to say that her              who may need to access KPI data
Advisory Committee, as Field            education started with a diploma           for program reviews and continuous
Placement Co-ordinator for the          in Consumer Studies from Humber            quality improvement initiatives.
Advertising program and as              College. In addition to several
College representative on the           business courses from York                 Should you have any questions or
Barrie Chamber of Commerce.             University, she has a Bachelor of          comments about the KPI Navigator,
She co-chaired the Ontario              Arts in Adult Education from Brock         please contact Tony Podziemski,
Colleges’ Marketing Competition         University and has completed               tpodziemski@georgianc.on.ca, ext.
(OCMC) at Georgian in 1994 and          the Teaching and Training Adults           1644; or Aaron Howes, ahowes@
2004 and built relationships with       program from Georgian. Recently,           georgianc.on.ca, ext. 1095.
internal and external partners to       she completed the In-service Training
secure substantial sponsorships         program through St. Clair College.
to successfully execute the events.

 Parking Office moving to cafeteria at Barrie Campus
 The Parking Office will be operating out of the main        have the benefit of using the express line to pick
 cafeteria on the second floor of the Barrie Campus C        up their cards at that location. Keep in mind that
 Building until Sept. 10.                                    it takes 72 business hours for the Parking Office to
                                                             activate new cards.
 In addition to purchasing parking cards, those who
 use the online parking card purchase system will            For further information, call ext. 5211.
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New manager, Aboriginal Services                                                        Meet Brian
Greg McGregor is the new full-time
Manager of Aboriginal Services at
                                          Aboriginal Studies is expecting
                                          very rapid growth and through
                                                                                        at Grenville
Georgian.                                 his leadership we will be well
                                          positioned for anticipated increases
Greg comes to Georgian with a wealth      in the number of Aborginal students
of experience in both education and       attending Georgian.
the employment sector. He has held
numerous roles in the Aboriginal          Most recently, Greg has been
community both locally and                working with Georgian in a part-
provincially. His skills in partnership   time capacity as Aboriginal Business
development, proposal writing and         Development Manager. During his
community facilitation have given         short in that role, Greg has assisted
him the reputation of being a leader in   in the development of a partnership
the community for moving Aboriginal       with the Metis Nation of Ontario to
initiatives forward.                      deliver a Tech Foundations program
                                          at Georgian, created a relationship
Greg is known to Georgian for his         with Skills Canada to offer a camp at                  Brian Van Noord
work on the development of the            Georgian for students from Christian          Brian Van Noord is the new store
Anishnabe Education and Training          Island, and participated in numerous          manager at Grenville Management
Circle (AETC), and its subsequent         apprenticeship activities related to          and Printing at Georgian. Brian has
partnership with Georgian                 increasing the number of Aboriginal           more than 25 years in the printing
College. The partnership, established     people working in the skilled trades.         industry, most of those years in
                                                                                        pre-press, getting files ready for
in 1992, marked the beginning of
                                                                                        print. He has also worked and lived
Aboriginal education at Georgian          Please welcome Greg to Georgian
                                                                                        in Nova Scotia, where he took up
College. The partnership has              and to the School of Aboriginal               scuba diving, and in the Oshawa
flourished in the past 18 years and       Studies, Apprenticeship, and                  area. He is planning to make Barrie
is recognized provincially as a           Community and Government                      his home. Brian would be happy to
model that is working well. Greg          programs. He will start officially in his     meet other employees and help out
is joining Georgian at a time when        full-time role on Sept. 7.                    with all publishing needs. He may be
                                                                                        reached at ext. 5201.

 Canadian Automotive Institute convocation is Sept. 25
 The Canadian Automotive                  in Room K218 30 minutes prior to            more information on convocation
 Institute (CAI) will hold its            the ceremony. Students are asked            ceremonies.
 convocation ceremony at the              to assemble in rooms K203/K209
 Barrie Campus on Sept. 25 at 2           for gowning and are encouraged to           Staff and faculty members with
 p.m.                                     arrive one hour prior to the start of       relatives scheduled to graduate
                                          the ceremony to secure a gown.              at the convocation ceremony may
 Members of the platform party,                                                       have the honour of presenting
 program co-ordinators, faculty           For more information, contact               the diplomas to their family
 members and co-op consultants            Tricia Hayden, Convocation                  members. Those wishing to
 are invited to gown and assemble         Assistant, ext. 1690. Visit www.            participate should contact Tricia
                                          georgianc.on.ca/graduation for              Hayden.
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010                                                    Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 9

Orientation at                         Health and Safety now on
Georgian                               the Georgian portal system
The first few weeks of September
are jam-packed with activities         Find everything you need to stay             policy and statement, along
designed to welcome new and            healthy and safe at work in one place.       with nine new procedures
returning students to the College                                                   (with more to be added over
community.                             Employers must “take all                     the coming months)
                                       reasonable precautions to protect        •   Joint Health and Safety
Orientation activities, which
                                       the safety of workers” – it’s the law        Committee representatives
include Week of Welcome
(WOW) and The RUSH, are
                                       under Ontario’s Occupational                 and member names, along with
designed to help new students feel     Health and Safety Act.                       recent meeting minutes
more at home.                                                                   •   Report forms such as injury/
                                       Now staff can read all about how             illness, workplace violence,
Click here for a list of orientation   Georgian College meets its health            unsafe work refusal, accident
activities happening at all            and safety responsibilities in one           investigation, functions, and
campuses.                              easy-to-use, online location.                many more
                                                                                •   Online training in Health and
Computer training                      Visit the Health and Safety pages            Safety Orientation, WHMIS,
sessions this fall                     on the Georgian portal by going to:
                                                                                    Workplace Violence, and
                                                                                    Office Ergonomics
Organizational Planning and            web/mycampus/home.                       •   Resources links, guidelines,
Development is hosting the                                                          safety tips, and much, much
following computer training            Log in, then click the Health and            more
sessions at the Barrie Campus:         Safety tab on the top, right index.
                                                                                Anyone with questions, feedback
Outlook 2007 Shortcuts and Tips        Here you will find everything you        or suggestions for the Health and
Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to noon, Room B225    need to know to about the health         Safety pages on the Georgian por-
                                       and safety program at Georgian           tal may contact Nancy Wilding,
Intermediate Excel 2007                College, including:                      Health and Safety Co-ordinator, at
Sept. 15 and 22, 10 a.m. to noon
Room B225. Four hours in total                                                  ext. 1762 or nwilding@georgianc.
                                       • A link to the Occupational             on.ca.
(two two-hour sessions)
                                         Health and Safety Act
Managing Long Documents in             • Georgian’s Health and Safety
Word 2007
Sept. 20, noon to 2 p.m., Room
B226                                    HR conference at Kempenfelt on Oct. 19
Beyond Excel Basics 2007
                                        The HRPA Barrie and District            10 re-certification points. Early
Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to noon, Room
                                        Chapter’s 2010 Annual                   bird registration closes on Sept. 17.
                                        Conference, From Survive to Thrive,     Register before this date and you
                                        will take place on Oct. 19 at the       could win an Apple iPad.
To register, contact Tricia
                                        Kempenfelt Conference Centre.
Jackson at ext. 1321 or                                                         Click here to see the full conference
PJackson1@georgianc.on.ca.              The conference is worth                 brochure.
Space is limited.
Ecapsule • September 1, 2010                                                Volume 10, Issue 28 • Page 10

PD leaves available for Georgian faculty members
As per the Collective Agreement       Applicants will need to discuss         Procedure #4-122 at http://www.
for Academic Employees,               their potential leave proposal with     georgianc.on.ca/hr/policies/sect4/
interested faculty members are        their dean and have the application     pro4_122.htm for the application
invited to submit applications for    form signed before submission.          form and more information on PD
professional development (PD)                                                 leaves, including timeframes.
leaves for the 2011/12 academic       Completed application forms may
year.                                 be submitted to Janice Priest,          Contact Deb Moore at ext. 5153
                                      Centre for Teaching and Learning,       for PD packages and to book an
PD leaves are available to full-      Room B228 at the Barrie Campus,         appointment with Janice Priest.
time professors, counselors and       no later than Oct. 22.                  Please come prepared to discuss
librarians who meet the provisions                                            your ideas with Janice, who can
stated in the Collective Agreement.   Interested faculty members              provide suggestions and guidelines
                                      should refer to Human Resources         for your proposal.

Strict security guidelines in place for credit cards
The credit card payment industry          accepting credit card payments      the Staff Information page on
has established strict security                                               the internet and it is titled “PCI
guidelines which the College          • Our physical storage of any           Compliance.”
must adhere to, known as “PCI           cardholder information
(Payment Card Industry)               If you are handling credit card         Please remember that even if you
Compliance.” Achieving and            information, you should have            don’t normally deal with credit
maintaining our PCI Compliance is     received a document in June of this     cards as part of your department
related to:                           year entitled “PCI Procedure” that      / position, it is everyone’s
                                      you would have read, signed, and        responsibility to protect our
• How information on our IT                                                   clients’ cardholder data. If you have
  network is stored,                  returned.
                                                                              any questions about PCI, contact
• Our process surrounding             This document is available on           Chester Romanek at cromanek@
                                                                              georgianc.on.ca or ext. 1713.

               Daily parking rate has increased
                The daily parking rate has increased as of Sept. 1, 2010. The rate has increased
                from $4 to $5 per exit. Evening rates remain at $2.
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                                                                              When submitting articles for
                                                                              consideration, be sure to include the
                                                                              five Ws: who, what, where, when and
                                                                              why. Maximum length of submission
                                                                              is 400 words. NOTE: Submissions may
                                                                              be edited for length, grammar, flow,
                                                                              College style guidelines and clarity.

Welcome to Georgian’s new employees
                                                                              Submit photos in jpeg or tiff formats
Georgian hosted a New Employee Orientation for more than 60 new               and be sure to include captions
faculty and staff members at the Barrie Campus from Aug. 24 to                (including the names of people who
                                                                              appear in the photo from left to right).
26. The first two days offered faculty members many workshops on
teaching and learning principles, course launching, lesson planning
and technology, and assessment basics for faculty. The August 26              Deadline
session offered all employee groups an opportunity to gain insight
                                                                              Deadline is 4 p.m. the Friday before
into the College community with a senior management panel and                 publication. The College Capsule is
presentations by Physical Resources, Marketing and Communications             published weekly on Wednesdays
and a campus tour. The Centre for Teaching and Learning and                   during the fall/winter semesters and
Organizational Planning and Development would like to thank                   bi-weekly during the spring/summer
everyone who attended and extend a special thank you to the guest             semester. Please note articles and
                                                                              photos that appear in Capsule may
speakers who made this orientation one of the best. Please welcome            also be posted online. E-mail your
Georgian’s newest employees.                                                  submissions to Lesley Hain at

Sept. 1                   Sept.            Sept. 8                   Sept. 17                  Sept. 25
Parking rates             Deadline        Outlook 2007 HR                                      Ushers
increase                  for Sept. 15    training               conference at                 required
See page 10 for details
                          Capsule         Barrie Campus, 10 a.m.
                                                                 Kempenfelt                    for CAI
                                          See page 9 for details
                                                                   See page 9 for details
                                                                                               See page 4 for details
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                                Aspiring Leaders Program
                                       Fall 2010 - Orillia Campus
  Description: The Aspiring Leaders program provides a foundation in leadership theory that prepares
  Georgian College employees who are not currently managers to lead and influence within their current
  role at the College.

  Program Goal: To build and sustain leadership capacity in the College at all employee levels.

  Expectations of Completion: Each participant will complete five (5) core workshops, plus three (3) ad-
  ditional elective workshops for a total of eight (8) workshops.

  Textbook (provided): The Leadership Challenge, 4th Ed. (2000), Kouzes and Posner.

                 Location and Time: Each workshop will take place in room C 131 – The Telecommunica-
   tions Room at the Orillia Campus. The workshops will convene on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00
   p.m. on the dates provided in the table below.
   Recognition: Each participant who completes the program will receive a certificate of completion.
Core Courses                                      Facilitator(s)               Date
Introduction to Leadership Theory                 Anne-Marie McAllister        September 14
Leader/Manager Traits and Characteristics         Anne-Marie McAllister and September 21
                                                  Mike Zecchino
Read Chapter 3
Understanding Power and Influence                Michele Beaudoin              September 28
Leading Change                                   Cherylyn Cameron and          November 23
                                                 Anne-Marie McAllister
Creating a Supportive Work Environment           Cathy Campbell and            December 7
                                                 Anne-Marie McAllister
Elective Courses (Please select 3)               Facilitator(s)                Date
Introduction to Project Management               Arlene McDonald               November 9
Team Building                                    Anne-Marie McAllister         October 12
Developing Emotional Hardiness                   Greg Taylor                   October 19
Essentials of Effective Meetings                 Arlene McDonald               November 30
Recognition that Works                           Anne-Marie McAllister         November 2
Introduction to Coaching in the Workplace        Rick McFadden                 November 16
                                   To register: Please contact ext. 1321
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                              Healthy Workplace Workshops – Barrie Campus
                              Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in K 203

       Date             Workshop Title                                                  Facilitator
       October 1        You and the Environment:                                        Tim Greene
                        There is a profound shift happening around the planet in the    Faculty Member
                        so-called ‘industrialized nations’ where people are
                        understanding that their individual choices often have
                        profound effects on the natural environment. In this
                        session you will learn about the emerging concept of
                        ecological citizenship, and learn practical solutions to
                        creating a greener workspace and home environment. A
                        healthy environment = healthy people.

       October 8        "Becoming Proactive with your Health - The New                  Dr. Anna and Tim
                        Healthcare Paradigm"                                            Lamon
                        In this session, Dr. Anna and Tim Lamon will discuss the        Priority Chiropractic
                        many aspects of health including ergonomics and posture.
                        They will discuss the basic building blocks of health. Learn
                        how posture and other aspects of life can affect our overall
                        health, and how these problems can be corrected.

       October 15       Fitting Fitness into Your Workday                               Ruth Vesterback,
                        In this session you will learn how to incorporate simple        Athletics
                        exercises and movements into your workday to improve
                        your energy level, decrease stress, improve flexibility and

       October 22       Increase your Energy                                            Dr. Whitney Young
                        In this session Dr, Young will introduce you to the benefits    Naturopathic Doctor
                        of naturopathic medicine. You will learn natural ways to
                        improve your energy and well being.

       October 26 and   Healthy Workplace Day: Better Health…Are You Event will include:
       October 27       Ready?                                               Keynote speaker
       Reading Week     Mark your calendar for one of these special events!  Healthy snack
                         Barrie Campus: October 26                          Health fair
                         Orillia Campus: October 27
                                                                             Workshops
       November 5       Health for Life: The Truth Revealed                             Dr. Peter Williams,
                        In this session you will explore stress on the body, the        DC
                        spines influence on overall health, taking care of your spine
                        to achieve optimum health and empowering the employee to
                        be a stronger, happier, productive person both at work and
                        at home. Upon completion of the workshop, you will be
                        offered an optional on-site postural assessment for each of
                        the participants. This is an interactive component that
                        enables the participant to briefly discuss what they may be
                        personally challenged with one on one with the doctor.
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                            Healthy Workplace Workshops – Barrie Campus
                             Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in K 203
     Date             Workshop Title                                                    Facilitator
     November 19      Eating Healthy on the Go                                          Iggy D’Souza
                      In this session you will be inspired by the chef to prepare       Chef
                      healthy meals for your lunch and for your family. You will
                      receive recipes and samples to try.

     November 26      Extreme Health Makeover                                           Dr. Sean Kohler
                      In this session your will learn customized nutrition plans        DC
                      based on hormones. Explore the five essential factors for
                      determining what diet is right for you and how toxins affect
                      your total health (and weight). Discover ways to rid your
                      body of dangerous toxins and live life more abundantly.
                      Finally, learn the shocking truths about fat, cholesterol,
                      diabetes and cancer that your doctor may not tell you.

     December 3       How to Raise an Outrageously Healthy Family,                      Dr. Kevin Snelgrove
                      Drug Free                                                         DC
                      In this session you will learn the keys to natural alternatives
                      to healthy living. All participants are provided with an
                      informative handout package. This package is filled with
                      great tips for lifting, sitting (ergonomics), sleeping, the use
                      of hot and cold for pain and pulled muscles.

     December 10      Extreme Health Makeover                                           Dr. Sean Kohler
                      In this session your will learn customized nutrition plans        DC
                      based on hormones. Explore the five essential factors for
                      determining what diet is right for you and how toxins affect
                      your total health (and weight). Discover ways to rid your
                      body of dangerous toxins and live life more abundantly.
                      Finally, learn the shocking truths about fat, cholesterol,
                      diabetes and cancer that your doctor may not tell you.

     December 17      Sugar: Pleasure or Poison                                         Cathy Torella and
                      If you are interested in healthy eating and expanding your        Katie Peddell
                      knowledge about sugar, this is a workshop you won’t want
                      to miss. Is sugar “good” for you? Is aspartame safe or not?
                      What is Stevia? Learn the good, the bad and the ugly truth
                      about sugar substitutions and alternatives.

                   To register for any of these sessions please contact extension 1321.
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                                                               “Try it” Week
                                                                 September 8-11, 2010
                        Monday               Tuesday             Wednesday-8          Thursday-9            Friday-10           Saturday-11
                                                                   8:00-8:45                                                    9:00-10:15
                                                                 *TRX Demo*                                                     Spin & Abs
    Classes                                                       400-600 cal                                                    800+ cal

                                             Orientation Day
                                                                  12:10-12:50        12:10-12:50           12:10-12:50          10:30-11:30
                                                                     Spin             Muscle ++               TGIF                 Yoga
                        Labour Day

     Lunch                                                          600 cal          400-600 cal             700+ cal             300 cal
     Classes                                                       1:10-1:50          1:10-1:50             1:10-1:50
                                                                    Pilates             Spin              *TRX Demo*
                                                                    400 cal            600 cal             400-600 cal
                                                                   5:00-5:45          5:30-6:30           *TRX: A six week pre-registered
                                                                     Yoga           ZUMBA Demo!           program. Limited space available.
                                                                    300 cal            ~~~~              Choose one session. Sign up and pay
                                                                   6:00-6:45                                     at the Athletics desk.
    Classes                                                         600 cal
                                                                                                          Turn over for more information…
                                                                                      600-900 cal
                                   To book a spin bike 1 hour before class, please call 728-1968 ext 1105
                     We are certainly open to anything that will help make your fitness experience here...fun and fresh!
       These classes are suited to all fitness levels. Be sure to tell your instructor if you are new or if you have any physical concerns.
                      ***New this semester…check out the handy “average calorie count” for each class you take!***

                              Fun and intense, get ready to
                              Zumba! This workout combines
                                                                                               COMING SOON…
                              a variety of Latin Rhythms                                       Watch for information regarding small
                              (Salsa, Meringue, Cumbia),
                              Calypso; Reggaeton and more.                                     group training and equipment based
                              Zumba targets the gluts, legs,                                   Pilates sessions!
                              arms, abdominals, and is
                              guaranteed to raise your heart
                              rate. Sign up today and you will                                 *TRX: Try the newest trend in the fitness
                              have a blast! Come join the
                                                                                               industry…the TRX suspension training
                              party. We’re waiting for you…
                              -Mondays                                                         Biggest loser contestants are using
                              -6:00-6:45pm                                                     it...anyone can do it.
                              -Sept. 20-Oct. 18 (4 weeks, no                                   It uses the entire body/integrated strength;
                              class Thanksgiving.)                                             it is a high intensity, anaerobic muscle
     Instructor:              -Cost is $35/pp.                                                 conditioning class.
    Amaru Mendez              Sign up at the Athletics desk.                                   Sign up @ the Athletics desk.
                                                                                               $22/members; $15/students (6 weeks)
  Get your copy of the 2010 Fall Fitness Schedule valid from Sept. 13 – December 5 from the Athletics desk or you can download a copy
  from www.GeorgianGrizzlies.com and save a few trees! ☺ New this semester…a handy average calorie count for each class you take!

  Personal Training: Take advantage of our Certified Personal Trainers to help you achieve your fitness goals. We’ll guide you every
  step of the way, design a customized program, then give you the attention, motivation and instruction you need. You can choose a single
  session, or a 5 or 10 pack. We have great rates for members and for students. More info can be found at the Athletics desks.
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                                              Fall Fitness Schedule
                                                   Effective: September 13-December 5, 2010

                        Monday               Tuesday            Wednesday             Thursday                Friday             Saturday
                                            8:00-8:45            8:00-8:45            8:00-8:45                                 9:00-10:15
    Morning                                    Spin                 TRX*              Fit Camp                                  Spin & Abs
    Classes                                  600 cal            400-600 cal            600 cal                                   800+ cal
                     12:10-12:50           12:10-12:50          12:10-12:50          12:10-12:50           12:10-12:50          10:30-11:30
                         Spin               Muscle ++                Spin             Muscle ++               TGIF                 Yoga
     Lunch             600 cal             400-600 cal             600 cal           400-600 cal            700+ cal              300 cal
     Classes          1:10-1:50             1:10-1:50            1:10-1:50            1:10-1:50             1:10-1:50
                      Fit Camp             Power Yoga              Pilates              Spin                  TRX*
                       600 cal               400 cal               400 cal             600 cal             400-600 cal
                      5:00-5:45             4:00-4:45            5:00-5:45            5:00-5:45           *TRX: A six week pre-registered
                     Cardio Pilate            TRX*                  Yoga              Muscle ++           program. Limited space available.
                       500 cal             400-600 cal             300 cal           400-600 cal         Choose one session. Sign up and pay
                      6:00-6:45             6:00-6:45            6:00-6:45            6:00-6:45                 at the Athletics desk.
    Evening              Spin             Athletic Drills      Spin     TRX*        Athletic Drills
    Classes                                                               400-
                                                                                                         Sampler Week Sept. 8-11: Come
                        600 cal            600-800 cal        600 cal    600 cal      600-800 cal       and try a FREE class before you join.
                       7:00-8:00            7:00-8:00                                  7:00-8:00         Schedule available at the Athletics
                         Spin                 Spin                                       Spin                     Desk or online at:
                      600-900 cal          600-900 cal                                600-900 cal

                                   To book a spin bike 1 hour before class, please call 728-1968 ext 1105
                     We are certainly open to anything that will help make your fitness experience here...fun and fresh!
       These classes are suited to all fitness levels. Be sure to tell your instructor if you are new or if you have any physical concerns.
                              ***New this semester…a handy average calorie count for each class you take!***

  Pick your favourite class from the descriptions below...
  Athletic Drills: High intensity full body workout combining power moves, plyometrics, and athletic intervals with equipment.

  Fit Camp: You will be creatively combining blocks of conditioning: including traditional strength, athletic drills,
  Plyometrics/Explosive power, integrated and functional moves with cardio segments.

  Muscle++: Research has proven strong muscles equals strong life line. This class focuses on each of your major muscle groups giving
  you a complete strength and conditioning class. There may be intermittent intervals of aerobics.

  Pilate: An invigorating stretch and strengthening technique. Increase flexibility, engage your core and streamline your physique. An
  essential addition to any exercise regime. Leave feeling taller and stronger. Cardio Pilates: Pilates with a cardio section added in.

  Power Yoga: This class is designed to balance your inner and outer self. Focusing on posture and movements based on traditional yoga
  in order to provide the best mind body workout.

  Spin: An interval cycle class working the cardiovascular system. Guaranteed to burn fat and unleash your cardiovascular potential.
  Spin Reservation Policy: The front row of bikes may be reserved up to one (1) hour in advance of a class by calling 728-1968 x1105 or
  by speaking in person with the staff member working the upstairs desk. Reservations cannot be made by leaving a voicemail. You will be
  given a number that correspond with the bike you will be on.

  T.G.I.F.: Thank Goodness It’s Friday! Anything goes….meaning the instructor will give you a variety of different workouts to finish
  your week off. They will surprise you.

  Yoga: This is a traditional yoga class which dates back over six thousand years combining stretch and strengthening movements while
  releasing your daily stress.
   TRX Suspension Training: Sign up for one of three TRX training sessions at the Athletics desk. Check out the posters for more info.
                                                    $22/members $15/students

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