Did you participate in the 2016-17 student mentoring program? Would you like to get more involved this year and help welcome next year’s new iSchoolers? What we're looking for: two or three MI, CRO and MMST individuals interested in facilitating or co-facilitating the iSchool mentoring program for the 2017-2018 school year.
What's involved: recruiting mentors, promoting the program to incoming students, and matching mentors with mentees. Most of the time commitment is in mid-to late-summer and the early weeks of the Fall term.
How to apply: if you are interested in helping to lead this great student-run initiative, please submit a brief (200-300 words) statement of interest explaining why you're suited for the role to mentoring [dot] ischoolgmail [dot] com by Friday April 14th.
For more information please email mentoring [dot] ischoolgmail [dot] com
iSchool, Bye-School, get it? Sick of this theme already? Well, sorry but our year end party is approaching fast and we're getting excited and iSchool patriotic! For some, school's going to be out forever; for others, school's just out for the summer. But whatever category you fall under, come and celebrate the start of summer at The Pilot (22 Cumberland St, Toronto - 2nd floor "Stealth Lounge") on Saturday, April 8th at 8:30 pm! This event is free for all - MI, MMSt, alum, and guests included. Some appetizers will be provided (courtesy of MISC and FIAA). All the fun will be had. So be there or be iSquare.
We need your help to raise awareness of mental health!! A Guinness World Records attempt will be held at the University of Toronto St. George Campus on April 8th, 2017. In partnership with CAMH’s One Brave Night, MoveU, KPE and Hart House, the UofT community will be raising awareness for mental health through a series of planned events. Speakers at 9:30am, 1 km walk / 5 km run at 10am and The World Record Attempt will take place at 11:00 am on the Back Campus fields (Southwest corner of Tower Rd. and Hoskin Ave.) where everyone will create the longest chain of people making heart-shaped hand gestures.
April 10, 2017, Bissell 728
The Association of Moving Image Archivists is looking for students to join their 2017/2018 executive team. Our chapter works to organize a variety of professional and social events to raise awareness about moving image preservation. We are looking for a President, Vice Pres, Treasurer, Secretary, and Social Media executive. If you want to get involved and learn more about moving image archives (no prior knowledge needed to join!) email us at amiaatuoftgmail [dot] com to nominate yourself.