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Deadline for GPOP awards and grants approaching fast!

Mon. February 26th is the deadline for GPOP award nominations and grant applications. Click on the links below for full details of nomination criteria and grant application form. Don’t miss this opportunity to nominate a deserving colleague or apply for a grant to support your attendance at the upcoming GPOP conference and AGM in Victoria (April 28/29).

Award for Distinguished Service

Award for Professional Achievement

Hicks Morley Fellowship Grant


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Meet you at the GPOP banner?

Yes, we have a new banner! It’s just one more example of how our association continues to grow and mature. Developed for use at GPOP conferences and promotional events, the retractable stand-up banner will add a professional touch to our gatherings.

It will be perfect for welcoming delegates to our annual conference and AGM, providing a backdrop for photo opportunities, and advertising our presence. The banner will make its debut at the 2018 GPOP conference and AGM in Victoria, BC on April 28/29 (details to follow soon). Meet you at the banner?

 

 


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grants-awardsApplications are now open for the Hicks Morley Fellowship grant, created to support  a member’s attendance at the GPOP annual Conference and AGM (being held this year in Victoria, BC from April 28-29). GPOP also offers two awards for members to recognize Distinguished Service and Professional Achievement. Be sure to take a few minutes to review the criteria and consider nominating a deserving colleague. February 26th is the deadline for all submissions.


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Governors Networking Session at 2018 CICan Conference

The following message is from Carol Dolbel, Special Assistant, Governance and Planning, Planning and Statistics, at Colleges & Institutes Canada (CICan):

The team at CICan is gearing up for the Annual Conference in Victoria and they would like to invite you to save the date and begin your preparations to attend!

CICan is planning another interactive Governors Networking Session that will allow participants to engage deeply on governance issues while networking with other directors and sharing tools, strategies and good practices.

Join us in setting the agenda for 2018 by sending your topic suggestions to cdolbel@collegesinstitutes.ca by January 16, 2018.

Save the date and share the opportunity with your Governors and Directors:  Sunday, April 29, 12:00 p.m. – 3: 00 p.m.  This year’s conference theme is NA’TSA’MATH – Working Together as One. The event will be held from April 29 to May 1, 2018.

We do hope you will join us in Victoria! 

 


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A warm GPOP welcome to…

Cindy Merifield, Administrative Assistant, Office of the President, Mohawk College (Ontario), and

Marika Morissette, Executive Assistant, Board and President, Capilano University (British Columbia)

You can find the complete GPOP membership list on our website. If you have a colleague who is eligible to join but not yet a member, feel free to talk to them about GPOP. The key criterion for membership is that the individual provide support to the Board of Governors and/or President of a Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) member institution. And now, becoming a member is easier than ever with our new online membership application form!