Author: Stewart Cameron

News and Events Bulletin

– Monthly coffee socials hosted by Ag Campus – Bookbinding Workshop Feb 7 – Rep needed for Benefits Committee – Newsletter submission deadline Feb 24 Monthly Coffee & Chat, TruroRetirees from the Ag Campus meet for Coffee & Chat the first Thursday of every month at 10 am. For the months of February, March, and ….  Read More

GM held on Tuesday

The ADRP General Meeting that was to be held in December was conducted on Tuesday the 17th of January. The package with agenda, draft minutes, motions and reports can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here.

SCANS Winter Schedule

The Seniors’ College of Nova Scotia has announced their classes for the first term of 2023. The schedule contains free public lectures, information sessions in 5 communities, in-person and Zoom classes, as well as their first attempt to provide a hybrid course, with live audience and simultaneous streaming. Click here for the full schedule of ….  Read More

The November Newsletter

Our Fall bulletin is now available! Catch up on the following topics:– Our social events– The President’s report– The MOU with Dalhousie– Travel insurance update– The Pension Advisory Committee report– CURAC learning opportunities– SCANS news– Research opportunities– … and more! Click here to access

Announcing “Academic for Life”

There is a new column aimed at academics who are retired, but want to stay involved in academe. It will be published in the online magazine University Affairs.The first article is by Dr. Fred Fletcher, Professor emeritus of political science and communications studies at Toronto’s York University, as well as chairperson of the communications committee for the ….  Read More

Perplexed by MFA?

We are now told that on January 17, 2023 Dal retirees will be required to implement Multi-Factoral Authentication (MAF) to access their Dal email as well as their annual tax slips! Many ADRP members found the recommended process difficult to follow. Computing services has created a new document describing several methods for implementing the MFA. ….  Read More

Remembering Roy George

The ADRP wishes to express our sympathies to the family of the late Roy E. George BSc, MA, PhD. A respected administrator, academic, and teacher, he passed away in October in his 99th year. Dr. George had a distinguished 25 year career at Dalhousie. He served as Secretary of the Senate, Chairman of the Departments ….  Read More

Dal Delays Login Change for Retirees

Dalhousie retirees have been granted a temporary reprieve from a new university policy, and are being asked to help plan a better implementation. Many retirees recently received a message saying that enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) was required by November 1st. Failure to do so might mean you would be unable to access your Dal ….  Read More

Study Participants Wanted

The SIMOA study is an survey for adults from across Canada who are over the age of 65 and have experience taking prescription sleeping pills. You may be eligible for the survey if you are currently taking sleeping pills OR if you have stopped taking sleeping pills within the past 2 years. The study is ….  Read More

Dr. Crowley honoured by RSC

ADRP member John E. (Jack) Crowley has been awarded Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Crowley is the George Munro Professor of History and Political Economy, Emeritus at Dal. Fellows of the Royal Society have been elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by the RSC for ….  Read More