U of G to ‘Shine Green’ for Mental Health Awareness

Mental health awareness will get the green light this week at the University of Guelph. Johnston Hall, the Gryphon statue and the University entrance at Gordon Street and College Avenue will be lit green May 1 to 7 to mark the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week. More than 70 landmarks across Ontario, including …

Ontario150 Partnership Aims to Help Artists Take Flight

Helping young artists launch careers after university is the purpose of a new mentorship project involving the University of Guelph and the Guelph Arts Council (GAC). The Ontario150 Partnership Program will support young musicians and visual artists working with artist mentors and community curators. The program is intended to help artists develop professional networks and …

Guelph-Humber Programs to Be Offered Online With eCampusOntario Award

Two University of Guelph-Humber programs will be made available online to students – in addition to their traditional classroom format – through a $615,000 award from eCampusOntario. U of G was among successful applicants in a 2016-2018 New Program Development call for proposals from eCampusOntario. The non-profit organization, consisting of all publicly funded colleges and …

Medal-Filled Weekend for U of G Athletics

It was a medal-filled weekend for University of Guelph athletics. The men’s track and field team won the U Sports championships and the women’s team captured silver, and the women’s hockey and men’s volleyball teams won awards at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships. It was the fourth national title for the men’s track and field team, which finished with 141 …

CUPE 3913, University Ratify Agreement

Members of CUPE Local 3913, which represents about 1800 teaching assistants, graduate service assistants and sessional lecturers, and the University of Guelph have ratified an agreement that was reached through mediation Feb. 25. “Members of CUPE 3913 are integral to the teaching mission at U of G and at the University of Guelph-Humber, and we are very pleased …

Gryphons Have a Banner Weekend

This past weekend, University of Guelph athletes won team track and field championship titles for both men and women at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) competition in Toronto, and won bronze medals in national swimming championships in Sherbrooke, Que. Gryphons also won medals in national wrestling championships and a women’s team bronze in OUA Nordic …