Welcome to the McLaughlin College Academic Orientation Wed., August 29, 2011 Platform Guests • Ian Greene, Master of McLaughlin College & Prof of Public Policy & Administration, Pol Sci, and Law ► Terry Conlin, McLaughlin Academic Advisor ► Martin Singer , Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies ► Martin Breaugh, Undergrad Pgm Dir, Political Science ► Dan Cohn, Director, School of Public Policy & Admin ► Mike Cannon, President, McLaughlin Student Council ► Siraat Mustafa, Vice-Pres Academic, McL St Council ► Some McLaughlin Fellows, including Profs Naomi Couto, Radha Persaud, Philip MacEwen, John McErlean, Jerry Ginsburg, Jill Flohil, Tom Wilson; Dr. Jamie Laws, Tony Genco, and Randall Pilson (McLaughlin Graduate & Trumpeter) McLaughlin College Orientation www.yorku.ca/mclaughlin ► College: community of students and faculty dedicated to working together in the pursuit of knowledge and the development of the whole person ► Based on the very successful Oxford-Cambridge tradition of 700 years. Academic support -Interdisciplinary setting GeorgeTatham Extracurricular activities -Sports, fitness, music, drama (first Master) Residences (Mitch Burney, Residence Life Coordinator for Tatham Hall. Tatham Hall is named after McLaughlin’s first Master) ► Only three universities in Canada have colleges for all undergraduate students. We’re privileged at York to have the college system. Each college has its own history and traditions. McLaughlin – founded 1968 Sam McLaughlin Founder, McLaughlin Motor Works, (later GM Canada), benefactor of McLaughlin College McLaughlin College Orientation ► Gowns and hoods: why are some of us wearing them? Remember college values of social justice, respect, development of the whole person, service to community. You’ll be reminded of your social obligations at convocation. ► Please take advantage of college activities and other opportunities at the university. These will open an amazing number of doors. ► Attend the Lunch Talk Series (mid-September to March) in Senior Common Room ► McLaughlin is a home both for residence and commuter students – use the Study Hall, Dynamacs, recreational facilities, student club offices, foyer area, courtyard, student lounge (016) York’s Colleges ► Complex I Colleges (where we are now) McLaughlin: Public Policy Science, Sociology, Criminology, Law & Society, Public ► Political Policy & Administration, Global Political Studies, Work & Labour Studies. Residence students come from all programs and Faculties, and some undecided major students Vanier: Humanities, Economics, Business & Society, Philosophy, etc. Founders: “Self, Culture and Society” -- History, Women’s Studies, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Geography, Area Studies, etc. Winters: all programs in Faculty of Fine Arts & Education York’s Colleges ► Complex II Colleges (West end of campus): Stong: Health Policy, Nursing, Kinesiology, English Bethune: Science & Engineering Calumet: Psychology, Business, Cognitive Science ► Glendon College: a liberal arts faculty & college combined at Bayview & Lawrence – bilingual, public affairs – located in East Toronto (gorgeous) ► New College: Administrative Studies, Human Resources Management, Information Technology Greetings from York Leaders ► York University President Mamdouh Shoukri: Greetings ► Videogreeting from Robert Tiffin, Vice- president Students Department of Sociology Nancy Mandel, Chair ► Vari Hall, 2060-C, ext. 77999 ► Larry Lam, Undergraduate Program Director (receiving award for outstanding service to students): Vari Hall 2098 ext 77995 Department of Political Science ←Ananya Mukherjee-Reed is the Chair E-mail: email@example.com Room: S669 Ross Ph: 416-736-2100 ext. 20266 or ext 33197 ► Martin Breaugh is the Undergraduate Program Director, Ross S638, ext 88832 Division of Social Science ► Chair: Kimberley White S 734 Ross, ext. 20546→ ► Undergraduate Program Director: Peggy Keall S 742 Ross, ext. 77176 ► TheDivision of Social Science houses Criminology, Law and Society, and Work & Labour Studies Get to know your Program Coordinators! ► Prof. James Williams, Coordinator, Criminology Programme (S724 Ross, ext 20547) ► Prof.Daniel Cohn, → Chair, School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA): 122 McLaughlin, ext 77276 UPD of SPPA: Thaddeus Hwong, 134 McLaughlin, ext 20537 Other Program Coordinators ► Law & Society: Kimberley White → (S 734 Ross, ext. 20546) ► Global Political Studies: David Mutimer addresses in York (Reseach Tower 731, ext 46007) on-line directory : (click on “current students, faculty and staff,” then click on “directory”) ► Work and Labour Studies: Anna Pratt Ross S722 ext 33748 Michael Cannon McLaughlin Student Council President ► McLaughlin Student Council Room 143 McLaughlin College ► Sports and Rec: 143 McLaughlin ► Council Activities for Students “Dynamacs” Ski trips, Niagara Falls, Medieval Times Montreal trip: 3 nights and 4 days The McLaughlin Formal (March) ► Student clubs in McLaughlin College Political Science, Sociology, Public Policy & Administration, Model UN, Model NATO, Criminology, Law & Society, Global Political Studies, Peace By Peace, Moot Society, Work & Labour Studies, Debating Society, Poverty Eradication Project, Save the Children, War Child Canada, Pre-Law Society, Student Assoc for Single Parents, Tutoring for Athletics, etc. (Sign-up table in Junior Common Room) Social Orientation (frosh week) September 2 – September 11 Purchase your frosh kit from Mike, Siratt and the rest of Council at the back of this room. This includes all the events shown on the schedule – a terrific value! You can sign up all day but the best time is lunch time. Mitchel Burney Residence Life Coordinator Tatham Hall (McLaughlin College Residence) Terry Conlin McLaughlin Academic Advisor ► Your key to academic success at York ► 226 McLaughlin College ext 77092; firstname.lastname@example.org ► Peer Advisors ► Faculty Advisors ► MALL (McLaughlin Academic Lifeline) Other Things to Note ► York Fest: Sept 19 – 25: Highlights of the festival include popular musical performances and a Student Clubs and Organizations Fair. Past performers have included I Mother Earth, Matthew Good, K-OS, Metric, Bedouin Soundclash, Kardinal Offishall, The Stills and N.E.RD. ► Classes start on Wednesday, September 7 (after Labour Day) ► McLaughlin Lunch Talks start mid-September and continue until March. You’ll be informed by email, or can check www.yorku.ca/mcl. Lunch talks happen nearly every day. ► Students who attend at least 6 times, plus participate in other college activities, will receive a Cerficate of Participation – important for letters of reference later on. ► Please complete the evaluation – included in the information distributed to you - and return to a McLaughlin peer advisor or staff at the end of the day. Schedule Please Rate as A+, A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, E or F: ↓ TIME EVENT Your Rating 8:30 am Continental Breakfast 9:00 am Welcome to McLaughlin College 10:00 am Student Success: Study Secrets & Time Management 11:00 am Managing Your Money and Planning Your Future 12:00 pm Lunch With Your Peer Advisor 1:30 pm Getting A’s at York: Terry Conlin 2:30 pm McLaughlin College Council and York Federation of Students: Student Government, Student Social Orientation, Student Clubs & YOU! 3:30 pm End of Day Welcome to York & McLaughlin!
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