Happy May everyone!
Welcome Linda Cabral to the OUSA team! This month, Linda started as our Summer Research Intern along with our new Steering Committee. Get to know Linda more here and stay tuned for our Steering Committee intro blogs.
We're sad to say goodbye to our 2018-2019 Steering Committee but ready to get things going with our new team. At the end of the month, we will meet for the first time as a new team and elect our new executives.
We also say goodbye to Deb Lam, our Operations & Communications Director. We wish her the best of luck in her next role and look forward to seeing her at alumni events. You can read her exit blog here. If you're interested in her role, check out our job posting at www.ousa.ca/job.
Danny reflects on the past year and says goodbye as OUSA President
"To everyone along the way: it has been an absolute honour to serve as OUSA President this year. To be able to lead an organization that works tirelessly and strategically to advocate for student needs in such an evidence-based and student-driven way has been an incredible experience, and I’m so grateful for everyone who has helped us on this journey."
"In my time working in post-secondary education, I’ve come to realize that student unions, associations, governments - whatever you want to call it - are there to create the best student experience for you." - Deb's Exit Blog: From Programming to Advocacy, Student Unions Matter >
"...I am super excited to be here this summer and to be working toward creating a more student-focused post-secondary education system." - Linda's Intro Blog >
"Leanne’s life and work stay alive in all of the lives that she has touched, and I fully believe that the best way to pay tribute to her is to spread the kindness and compassion in what we do, whether we are current or past student leaders." - Bringing Kindness to Advocacy – Leanne’s Life and Legacy at Laurier >
"The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Teaching Excellence Award recognizes educators who excel at unlocking the potential of Ontario’s young people." - OUSA's 2019 Teaching Excellence Award Recipients >
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations and Communications Coordinator is responsible for event management and administrative tasks within the office, as well as all internal and external communications of the organization.
For more details visit ousa.ca/job.
Applications close Wednesday, May 22nd at 5 pm.