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You Have a Theory, You Say? by: Tara Teeling

Published on July 31, 2015 by in Articles

Recently, I was given an excerpt from an article on the “4 S’s of Transition Theory” as discussed by Goodman, Schlossberg and Anderson.  This excerpt was centred on the 4 S’s model which is designed to help adults in transition.  Specifically, the 4 S’s are as follows:  Self                        Situation                    Support                     Strategies I read through the

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Brand It Like Beckham! by Tara Teeling

Published on June 11, 2015 by in Articles

Oprah Winfrey.  Kim Kardashian.  Tiger Woods.  Martha Stewart.  Chances are, by reading those names, you are instantly visualizing what they look like, or at least, you know what they do.  But how have they managed to create an identity in your mind despite your never having actually met them?  This is especially interesting when you

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What’s Your Dream? by Tara Teeling

Published on May 15, 2015 by in Articles

I still remember the day my mother said she wanted to become a hairdresser. I recall that I sighed with exasperation, as embarrassed as I am now to admit it.  I was used to her talking about how much she’d wanted to become a hair stylist when she was younger, but I had always dismissed

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Chocolate Cake on a Pleasing Plate

Published on March 30, 2015 by in Articles

By: Tara Teeling Those who know me know that chocolate makes me happy.  I can take it in the form of a bar, as a drink, or in the form of a cake, and each brings a great sense of bliss.  That said, sometimes the presentation of what I’m considering will put me off, and

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Living and Working in Kingston

By: Tara Teeling 2015 is officially here, and with it has come a year that is blossoming with potential for anyone to develop a new career.  If you are a current student who is eager to explore different job possibilities, or a past student who is looking to utilize your skills in a job that

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Hot Chocolate and Gratitude

By: Tara Teeling How often do we hear that we should be grateful for the good things in our life, only to roll our eyes dismissively because it seems for every good thing, there are at least 10 not-so-great things to give our undivided attention to?  Sure, we’re all grateful for our family, or our

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Halloween 2014

Delicious healthy breakfast to start the Halloween Day Fun! Staff showing their team spirit And the winner goes to….Mike the Knight! 2nd Place goes to our very own Tanya, the Voodoo Priestess Last, but certainly not least, our 3rd Place winner, Milly, the Skeleton Prisoner Beginnings of the Potluck Goodies! Thank you to everyone for

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We Remember; We Thank You

The news is on in the background, the air around us is filled with words and phrases like “explosion” and “air strike”, and we continue on with what we’re doing, possibly taking a moment to change the channel to find something more interesting.  How often do we think “I’m glad it’s not here”, and dismiss

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Network with Drake International

It was a pleasure having Zermaan Khan, Client Relationship Manager of Drake International, address both staff and students at our Guest Speaker Series. Zermaan described the services offered by Drake and explained how they are a full service consulting company and not just an industrial placement agency. He talked about the current need for people

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Thank You for Giving

Thank You for Giving   Fun Fact: Did you know that the Canadian Thanksgiving holiday takes place in October each year because our winter starts earlier?  Thanksgiving is meant as a celebration to give thanks for the year’s harvest, but if we celebrated it at the same time as our American neighbours to the south,

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