Category: Member News

News and Events Bulletin

– CURAC Conference announced for 2023 – Monthly coffee socials hosted by Ag Campus – Rep needed for Benefits Committee – March newsletter now available CURAC Conference and AGM The First Face-to-face annual conference since COVID will be held in Saskatoon this year. Click here for more information Monthly Coffee & Chat, TruroRetirees from the ….  Read More

The March Newsletter

… is now available! Catch up on the following topics:– Our social events– The President’s report– The April AGM– Ed Leech on “The Good Life”– David Lewis shares photos of his Alaska cruise– Sue Hutchinson on “Are You Living Your Best Life in Retirement?”– SCANS news– Research opportunities– … and more! Click here to access

Association of Dal Retirees Events

Mark your calendar now! Join your colleagues! April 14 – The Piano Men: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John with Symphony NS April 18 – ADRP AGM May – Walk and Guided Bird Watching June – Garden Tour on the Agriculture Campus, Truro Summer – Shakespeare by the Sea, Point Pleasant Park, Halifax ….  Read More

Dal Pension News

By Randy Barkhouse Did you notice a change in your January pension payment? Retirees who are members of the Dalhousie Pension Plan may wonder about the new amount deposited on January 27th. (Note that a few former Technical University of Nova Scotia employees and former Nova Scotia Agriculture College employees have their pensions paid from ….  Read More

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

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

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