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Cinema Event Co-Organized by Mary Ellen Davis

Exhibition by Francine Potvin

MEET AND GREET – Thursday, August 31


Irish Embassy Pub

1234 Bishop Street
Thursday, August 31, 4:45 – 7:30 pm


The new Collective Agreement (May 1, 2015 – December 31, 2017) was ratified with 98.9% approval (out of 93 votes) at the Special General Meeting this morning. Thank you to all who were able to attend.


Monday, August 14, 2017
10:00 – 12:00
MB 2.210

Please attend this VERY important meeting so you can SPEAK YOUR MIND, ASK QUESTIONS and, most importantly, VOTE. Kindly contact CUPFA at to indicate if you will be attending.

BONNIE BAXTER receives 2017 President’s Excellence in Teaching Award

The President’s Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes sustained excellence in teaching as characterized by high academic quality, social responsibility, innovation in teaching, outstanding student experience, outstanding student engagement, and community engagement. Thank you, Bonnie, for raising our membership’s profile with your exceptional commitment to your students and your contributions to the university.

Variations – an exhibition by SUSAN S. SCOTT

June 1 – July 22, 2017
The artist will be present on Saturday July 8.
5432 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal H2T 1S1
Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4 pm

Feature article on Dr. CHIARA GAMBERI’s groundbreaking research on kidney disease

“Revealed: The Biochemical Pathways of Kidney Disease,” The Concordian

Dr. IMAN GOHAR and Dr. PANKAJ KAMTHAN win Excellence in Teaching Awards – Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Photos: Laurel Leduc


This link, which will be updated regularly, shows the time and date of every scheduled PTHC meeting. > PTHC Meeting Schedule

FRANCINE POTVIN to participate in Canada C3

Studio Arts professor Francine Potvin is one of 15 artists chosen for Canada C3, a 15-step adventure to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation. Francine will participate in Step 6, from Nain to Iqaluit. We’ll keep you posted!
For more information on C3, see:

Robert Holland Murray (1939-2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Robert Holland Murray, retired part-time faculty member in Painting & Drawing/Studio Arts, on April 21st, 2017. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 11:00 am at Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges. (obituary: MURRAY, R Holland).

Robert Holland Murray, No Safe Zone, 2001

DONATO TOTARO wins 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award – Faculty of Fine Arts

Quoting the Faculty of Fine Arts web page: “An award is being granted by the Faculty of Fine Arts, in recognition of Dr. Totaro’s long-time commitment to Concordia’s Film Studies programme, his generosity with students, his out-reach to the Montreal film community and his integration of new technologies into his teaching and research.” Donato, thank you for representing our Association so positively!


Following the elections held at the General Assembly on March 9th 2017, presided over by Chief Returning Officer Me Tetiana Gerych, the Executive Committee 2017-2020 takes office on March 24th 2017.

Click the link below to read CUPFA’s official announcement of the election results, with the names of the CUPFA Executive members who begin their duties as of March 24th, 2017.

» Download Introduction Executive 2017-2020