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CUPFA’S STATEMENT REGARDING POTENTIAL STUDENT PROTEST OR STRIKE ACTIVITIES

This fall, the CSU, CUPFA and CULEU have jointly sponsored a speaker series on the topic of “Austerity”.  Our goal in this endeavour is to responsibly do what educators are tasked to do: to foster dialogue and debate on policy …

CONCORDIA’S INITIATIVE ON TEACHING VALUES

Concordia’s Teaching Values What are the fundamental, overarching values that inform teaching practices at Concordia? What qualities demonstrate that teaching practices at Concordia are different from other institutions? Concordia is reaching out to the entire university community to talk about …

CAMPUS EQUITY EVENTS – OCT 27th AND OCT 30th – RSVP BY OCT 23rd

CUPFA invites you to join us at two Campus Equity Week events. Please register now as spaces are limited.   RSVP for both events by Friday October 23rd at noon cupfa@concordia.ca or call the CUPFA office at 514 848-2424 extension …

RELEASE OF NEW CUPFA VIDEO: ‘BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE’

CUPFA is proud to release the video entitled Building a Better Future that showcases part-time professors’ passion for teaching, dedication to students and applied expertise in our fields.  The video was made to commemorate CUPFA’s 25 year anniversary.   It is …

CUPFA CO-SPONSORS SPEAKER SERIES ON AUSTERITY

CUPFA is pleased to invite you to attend the remaining events in this exciting speaker series.  We look forward to seeing you! Dates and topics of speakers: October 15th –  Public Sector Under Attack! – Speaker: Erika Shaker October 29th –Professors Against …

CUPFA’S STATEMENT ON STUDENT TRIBUNALS AND STRIKE ACTION IN SPRING 2015

CUPFA has issued a statement signed by David Douglas, President, on behalf of the CUPFA Executive. The statement describes CUPFA’s position on the role of the government in funding universities and the response of students, as well as the entire …

AN OPEN CLARION CALL TO JMSB MEMBERS – $10,000 AWARD

CUPFA invites members from the John Molson School of Business to submit an application for the 2015-16 Showcase/Special Project: Mapping Austerity and Other Recent Trends in Finance/Economics, Business, Management or Marketing.  This year’s theme is designed to accommodate a wide …

CONCORDIA SHUFFLE, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

On Friday September 18th, The Shuffle is taking place!  The annual 6.5km walkathon from Sir George William Campus to Loyola Campus unites the community to raise funds for scholarships and bursaries.   Kickoff activities will be at Sir George William …

ORIENTATION ON PENSIONS – THURSDAY SEPT. 17th, 2015 AT 4:45 P.M.

Thursday September 17th, 2015 4:45p.m., Room H-763 Presented by June Riley, Treasurer, CUPFA  Guest presenter Jean Freed  The goal of the meeting is to give you critical information, essential for understanding potential changes to the pension plan. Upcoming changes by the …

CUPFA HOSTS TWO SOCIAL EVENTS – AUGUST 6th AND AUGUST 13th

CUPFA is pleased to invite members to two upcoming events in the month of August.  We look forward to seeing you! First event……. What? Come play a round of indoor mini-putt with other Cupfa members! When? Thursday August 6th at 6pm Where? Putting …

CUPFA HOSTS A LUNCH FOR MEMBERS FRIDAY JUNE 11, 2015 Noon-1:30pm

CUPFA is pleased to invite members to a lunch at Burritoville , 2055 Bishop, 2nd floor, to be held on Friday June 12th, 2015 from 12 noon to 1:30pm.  “Come have lunch and discuss ways to mobilize on the issues …

CUPFA HOSTS A SPECIAL EVENT THURSDAY JUNE 4, 2015, 5-7pm

CUPFA is pleased to invite members to a cinq à sept at Kafein Café-Bar, 1429 Bishop to be held on Thursday June 4th, 2015.  We look forward to seeing you there to discuss important issues such as job security, benefits …

PREMIERE OF “UNDER THE NORTH STAR” BY MATTHEW ANDERSON

On Friday May 8th, at 6 pm, part-time faculty member Matthew Anderson will present the Montreal premiere of his documentary “Under the North Star”.   In it he asks emigrants returning to their home country the question we all face: …

EXPOSITION ‘THE HEART OF THE MATTER’ – MAY 9 – JUNE 6, 2015

Part-time faculty member Francine Potvin opens her exhibition entitled “J’ouvre l’oeil de mon coeur/The heart of the matter” on May 9th in Dunham, Quebec.  It runs until June 6, 2015.   For more information regarding opening times, and location please …

INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY – MAY 1, 2015

Come join us on Friday May 1st to participate in the International Workers’ Day march, along with CUPFA members and the labour community at Concordia University.  Add your voice to the support for recognition and rights of workers around the globe. …