NUS Newsletter!

Gossip Nurse here your one and only source in to the scandalous lives of the McGill Nursing Elite. The delegates are definitely back after a great week at CNSA, where most of them had the time of their lives! Meanwhile a couple new events are coming up in the month of February so keep posted!! I hear we are getting a team ready for this years Faculty Olympics, and we better represent ! Go hard or go home.

1) General Assemblies

2) Strategic Summit

3) FACULTY OLYMPICS

4)  Want to participate in a HIV Test?

5) Faculty of Medicine Scotia Bank run!

1. General Assemblies

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 : WINTER GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SHATNER BALLROOM (3RD FLOOR SSMU), 4:30 – 6:30 PM

General Assemblies bring students together to make direct decisions on what SSMU should do. We’re your student society, so make sure the issues you care about

are on the agenda and that you come out to make your vote count!

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2. Strategic Summit

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 : STRATEGIC SUMMIT ON STUDENT SPACE ON CAMPUS

SSMU BREAK-OUT ROOM, 2:30 – 5:30 PM

You’re invited to SSMU’s next Strategic Summit! Centred around the theme of Student Space on Campus

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3. Faculty Olympics

MARCH 8 – 11 : FACULTY OLYMPICS

Only 16 valiant teams from across the university will be accepted to partake in this weekend of glory. Teams may range from a maximum of 40 participants, to a minimum of 25. Think of this as an opportunity for your student association to

challenge itself to outlast and outperform every other association on campus.

FACULTY OLYMPICS 2012

When?

March 8-11 2012

What?

Epic Battle of Brains, Balls (the soccer kind… don’t get your panties in a bunch), and Booze to determine the undisputed champion of Faculties at McGill. Four days filled with parties (including a power hour), academic challenges (Start practicing your spelling skills, Junior), and athletic events (how good are you at dodging a wrench?)

Who?

Its an inter-faculty event. So everyone.

Once captains have registered and teams are confirmed, individuals will be able to register online

40$ gets you 4 days of outrageousness, access to all the parties (including a power hour), an officlal Faculty Olympics 2011 shirt, 1 dinner, 2 lunches and a shit ton of memories you’ll never want to share with your children.

Full team registration is due by February 17 2012.

Where?

Where you’d least expect it.

email: angela.herman@mail.mcgill.ca if you are interested in participating and want to create a nursing team!

4. HIV test participation

Help evaluate a new quick HIV test!

Are you a student at McGill University?

Are you 18 years or older?

Are you interested in evaluating a new rapid HIV test?

McGill Student Health Services and the McGill University Health Centre are recruiting participants for a study on HIV testing.

If you are interested, call the clinic at  514-398-6017 to make an appointment with a nurse.

For more details, see the attached poster or visit http://www.mcgill.ca/studenthealth/research

The HBT Research Team

on behalf of Dr. Pai and Dr. Tellier

5.   Faculty of Medicine Scotia Bank run!

Join the “McGill Faculty of Medicine” Team in the Banque Scotia 21k & 5k Run/Walk in support of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation on Sunday April 29th, 2012

Let’s team up to help The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation reach their fundraising goal of $50,000!

To learn more about the foundation: http://www.childrenfoundation.com/

$5,000 will be awarded to the Official Charity that has the most participants (all/any combination of events). Important: Each runner/walker must raise at least $10 for the charity to count.

$5,000 will be awarded to the Official Charity that raises the largest amount of pledge dollars per participant

$2,000 awarded to the top individual fundraiser (to be donated to their charity)

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Online registration is open: http://www.canadarunningseries.com/monthalf_en/montREG.htm Be sure to select the “McGill Faculty of Medicine” Team when you sign up!

Registration fees are:

21k-$65

5k-$40

Join our facebook group to stay in loop on how to join the McGill Faculty of Medicine team, fundraising activities and more! http://www.facebook.com/events/253204258079488/ If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to contact me at laura.baker2@mail.mcgill.ca

Prices go up January 31st!

I hope you can join us in this exciting effort!

On behalf of the NUS,

You know you love me,

XOXO

Margareta Sikorski

VP Internal

Always feel free stay caught up on all events at www.mcgillnus.ca and don’t forget to join our facebook page ‘McGill Nursing Undergraduate Society’

If you have any comments or question you can contact me at margareta.sikorski@mail.mcgill.ca

And a special thanks to our sponsors:

National Bank of Canada. http://www.nbc.ca

Prep 101 www.prep101.com

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