Education News Fall2015/Winter 2016 - Page 21

EDUCATION STUDENTS ’ SOCIETY BOWLING NIGHT
UR H . O . P . E . STUDENT ASSOCIATION FUND RAISER
UR S . T . A . R . S . PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT-HOSTED EVENTS

EDUCATION STUDENTS ’ SOCIETY BOWLING NIGHT

Photo Credit : Shuana Niessen
On February 8 , the Education Student ’ s Society ( ESS ) hosted a Bowling Night for faculty , staff , and students . A large group turned out for the event to enjoy the food and fun provided . This was one of many events organized by our active ESS this year . Students have enjoyed pancake breakfasts , games , and galas , and PD sessions to name a few . These events are beneficial for bringing students from across disciplines together to get to know each other as well as allowing students to get to know the faculty and staff . If you don ’ t already , follow the ESS on Twitter @ ureginaess or Facebook : https :// www . facebook . com / ureginaess /

UR H . O . P . E . STUDENT ASSOCIATION FUND RAISER

Photo Credit : Shuana Niessen
On October 26 , the Health , Outdoor , and Physical Education ( HOPE ) Student Association held a fund raiser Bike-a-thon to support Growing Young Movers ( GYM ) after school program . HOPE education students , along with Dr . Lee Schaefer , Dr . Sean Lessard , and Brian Lewis ( co-founders of the GYM program ), rode exercise bikes for donations . When a minimum of $ 5 was donated , donors could add their name in the draw for a bike . U of R Students ’ Union President and Faculty of Education student , Devon Peters was the winner of the bike . Donors were also given a cheer from the HOPE students riding the exercise bikes . The fundraiser raised $ 1397.75 , which was given to the Growing Young Movers program . HOPE also hosts an annual PD Day and Caberet , a snow pitch tournament , and volunteers with school-aged students for holistic health , outdoor and physical education experiences . Follow the HOPE Society on Twitter @ UofRHOPE or Facebook : https :// www . facebook . com / UofR-HOPE-1475443009426017 /

UR S . T . A . R . S . PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Photo Credit : Shuana Niessen
The UR STARS ( Student Teachers Anti-Racist / Anti-Oppressive ) Society has been very busy this year hosting mulitiple professional development and social justice awareness sessions and Twitter chats such as # TreatyEdCamp Regina and Moose Jaw , Resistance and Reconciliation Fishbowl Panel Discussion , Treaty Education in Arts Ed , Treaty Education in ELA , Gender and Sexual Diversity Storytelling , Supporting Our Muslim Students , Supporting Students and Colleagues Alongside Mental Health , and recently a Panel Discussion on Social Justice Work in Our Community . Follow URSTARS on Twitter @ STARS _ Regina , or Facebook : https :// www . facebook . com / STARSRegina / or their website : www . starsregina . ca
Photo Credit : UR STARS Regina
Photo Credit : Meagan Dobson
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