ANNOUNCEMENTS F18 – WEEK 2

ANNOUNCEMENTS F18 – WEEK 2

 

CHEERS AND GEARS STARTING UP

Hey Engineers! Cheers and Gears is looking for people to fill executive positions. If you are interested, or would like more information about what the role entails, please don’t hesitate to email vcristin@uoguelph.ca. The positions available are:

Director

Assistant Director

Producer

 Stage Manager

Music Director

Tech Manager

Sets Manager

Props Manager

Costumes Manager

Marketing Manager

 

CORN ROAST

Its the best time of the year… CORN ROAST SEASON! Come out for a night of corn, burgers, and beer! Transportation to and from the event is provided, and tickets are all inclusive! Tickets will be on sale at the ENGSOC office starting Thursday!

Busses leave mountain underpass between 3:30 and 5:30! Get there early!
$40 for engineers, $45 for non-engineers.

 

ELECTIONS

Calling all Undergraduate Engineers. Your Engineering Society is looking for a Vice President of Social Affairs. We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible students who embrace leadership opportunities and outreach opportunities. Help organize the events that make Guelph Engineering great!

And if you think you missed your calling for 3rd Year ESC/Comp rep, don’t be shy. Throw your hat in the ring, and represent your fellow peers.

Nomination:

Nomination forms will be available in the EngSoc Office from Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 8:30am to Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 5:00pm. Submit your completed form to the EngSoc office. Submissions can also be scanned in and emailed to vpinternal@guelphengsoc.com by the deadline.

Campaigning:

Campaigning runs from Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:30am to Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 5:00pm.

 

Voting:

Voting will be from Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 8:30am to Tuesday, October @ 5:00pm. Decisions will be announced later in the week.

 

If you have any questions feel free to email vpinternal@guelphengsoc.com

Don’t forget to vote for year reps this Friday and Saturday!

 

GIS ELECTIONS

Guelph Innovations Society (GIS) is holding their elections on Wednesday Sept 26 in THRN 1002! We are looking for a club website coordinator and several build-time officers who will supervise GIS open lab hours. Please prepare a quick 3 minute intro about yourself for the election, and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

GRYPHON RACING FIRST GENERAL MEETING

The first general meeting for the Gryphon Racing Team is this Thursday September 20th at 7pm in RICH 3504. Come learn about the different subsections and how you can get involved!

 

GUELPH GOLDEN GEARS – CAN WE RUN RELAY

Come join us for the CAN We Run Relay to support the Campus Foodbank. It’s a 3 person 3k relay (1k each) with fun obstacles. Join as a team of 3 or free agent. To participate, bring a 1 non-perishable item (your baton) or $3 to donate.

 

There will be prizes for fastest team and for the most food collected.

Sign-up using this form: https://goo.gl/forms/UieqZLkQtjBToGUN2

 

GUELPH GOLDEN GEARS – DONKEY PACE FOR THE DONKEYS VOLUNTEERING

On Sunday, September 30th, from 9:30am-11:30am, we will be volunteering at the Donkey Sanctuary PACE for the Donkeys Run! See cute donkeys, have fun with your friends/classmates, and help out a good cause! Everyone is welcome to come volunteer. Please fill out this form if you are interested: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefWWe-iwiKrIvjrwxDfFjPvV7AHmBHIYn5XTobNyLw5wzv9Q/viewform

 

MERCHANDISE SALE

EngSoc will be selling all of its O-Week merchandise this week only! Come by the EngSoc office starting Wednesday September 19th to Friday September 21st between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm to buy your Guelph Engineering Merch! Everything is first-come, first serve, so don’t wait! List of Items for Sale: Engcredibles Themed O-Week T-Shirts

GE String Bags

GE Reusable Water Bottles

GE Baseball Caps

GE Patches

GE Keychain Lanyards

 

MOOD WALKS

Mood Walks is a new program initiated by the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health. These groups aim to support the mental and physical health of students by providing them with an opportunity to take a break from their stresses and engaged with their community. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome every Tuesday at noon in front of the arena.

 

NASA SPACE APPS HACKATHON

SkyWatch will be hosting the next NASA Space Apps hackathon October 19-21 at Communitech, in Waterloo. Space Apps is a worldwide hackathon organized in partnership with NASA and they expect 25,000 global participants this year, in over 200 host cities. The Waterloo region one will be the largest one in Canada. You can register here https://nasa-space-apps-waterloo.eventbrite.ca

 

ROBOTICS TEAM FIRST MEETING

The University of Guelph Robotics Team is back and better than ever! We will be participating in the 2019 Canadian International Rover Challenge! This is a competition that draws teams from all over the world, and we want to show them what Guelph Engineering is all about. 

This will be our main project for the year, however we also plan to host a few workshops and in-house competitions during the year. 

We have a new organizational structure and hope to get as many students involved as possible. We are actively looking for members to work in all sub-groups. Whether you are interested in mechatronics, chassis and suspension design, electronics, software, marketing, or graphics and design, there’s something that you can help with! 

If you are interested, we are having an info meeting on Wednesday, September 19 at 7PM in THRN 1006. We hope to see new and familiar faces there! 

 

SLEEP WORKSHOP

Struggling to wake up for your 8:3o lecture? Join our sleep workshop to discover what sleep researchers recommends as the most effective strategies to get better restful sleep.

5:30  – 6:30PM, September 19, 2018

Wellness in Engineering Lounge

 

FIRST YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS

Attention first year engineers! Spent too much money on textbooks and food already? Check out these available scholarships from the Professional Engineers of Ontario. Applications are due Nov 2 – please send your applications to the email specified in the attached word document, 2018 PEO GRC Scholarship Application Form here.

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