Elections Update

2015-01-26 15:55:46
Please be sure to check your email inbox and vote between 12:00 AM on Tuesday January 27th, to 8:00 PM on Wednesday January 28th. All Con-Ed students are eligible to vote in CESA, ASUS, and AMS elections. Students living in residence this year will also be eligible to vote in ResSoc elections.

The minutes from the CESA Candidates' Forum are available here. Platforms from all candidates were disseminated earlier on in the campaign season. These documents, together, can help better inform your vote!

Campaign Season

2015-01-15 14:12:19
Campaigning for CESA elections will begin on Saturday, January 17, and continue until voting period. Voting will take place on January 27th (starting at 12:00 AM), and continue until January 28th (8:00 PM).

You will receive ballots in your @queensu email inboxes, with instructions on how to vote in all of the elections in which you are eligible to do so. All Con-Ed students are eligible to vote in the AMS, ASUS, and CESA elections. All students living in residence are also eligible to vote in the ResSoc election.

For those of you who may be looking to be involved with CESA Council or Extended Council in 2015-2016, bear in mind that there are dozens of other opportunities to get involved with us. A first round of hiring will take place soon after elections for the positions of Treasurer, Equity Outreach Director, Events Director, and Marketing and Design Director. Hiring for all other CESA positions (including QCE Exec) will take place well after Reading Week. As always, you're welcome to get in touch with current position holders to learn more about what the positions entail. We'd love to hear from you!

Please don't hesitate to direct any elections-related questions to Jessalynn at speaker@cesa.queensu.ca, and other CESA-related questions to Abbey at president@cesa.queensu.ca or Kate at execadmin@cesa.queensu.ca.

Mid-Year Report

2015-01-03 09:06:14
Welcome back to school, Con-Ed! We hope your vacations have been restful and warm!

The Mid-Year Report is a compilation of the work that has been done so far by your CESA Executive, as well as the rest of CESA Council and Extended Council. The report for 2014-2015 has been written, and is available here. Please give it a read, and don't hesitate to ask any the Executive any questions at executive@cesa.queensu.ca, or their individual email accounts. You may also submit anonymous suggestions or feedback to the Executive here.

Winter Elections

2014-12-23 08:52:17
Interested in being a part of CESA Council for the 2015-2016 school year?

Nomination period for elected positions begins Tuesday, January 6th. The available positions are: Alumni Rep(s), QCESA Rep, Second Year Reps, Third Year Reps, Fourth Year Reps, Equity Affairs Commissioner, Equity Outreach Director, Academic Affairs Commissioner, Senator, CESA Reps to the AMS, Executive Administrator, and Executive. You're encouraged to read the Job Description Policy Manual to learn more about what each portfolio entails (see "Documents" under "Downloads", above), and to contact the current position holders with any questions ("Contact Info" under "Contact Us", above).

Note that the other Council positions (and all Extended Council positions) are hired positions. Details for applying to these positions will be available sometime in February or March.

Check your Queen's email accounts for more details. Feel free to contact Jessalynn with any elections questions at speaker@cesa.queensu.ca, or bring them to the Elections Information Night on Monday, January 5th.

Education Counsellor

2014-11-07 14:57:56
Hey Con-Ed!

Did you know that the Faculty of Education has a Personal Counsellor as a resource for YOU?!?

Three new documents have been uploaded (under "Downloads", above). Please check them out to find out more about Sarah, resources that she offers and how to book an appointment!

REMEMBER: Reaching out for help does NOT make you weak and will NOT risk your self-dignity. If anything, it exemplifies your bravery and self-respect!

Upcoming Workshops

2014-10-28 18:15:40
There are two fantastic (and FREE) workshops coming up next week! Come out to "Pathways to Education: Working with At-Risk Youth" on Tuesday, November 4th, from 4:00-6:00 in Dunning 14, and "Engaging Students through Hands-On Learning" on Saturday, November 8th, from 1:00-3:00 in Dunning 11.

BONUS: If you attend both, you will be entered in a draw to win a free ticket to Con-Ed Formal in March! Let Mel and Joyce know if you have any questions, at workshops@cesa.queensu.ca.

BEWIC Registration

2014-10-27 21:22:47
Registration is open for BEWIC!

If you are interested in applying for a bursary, you may do so online (go to the "Bursary" tab).

Registration is open until Friday, October 31st. It costs $35 and you can sign up at the Con-Ed Office in the JDUC! Contact the Athletic Sticks at athleticsticks@cesa.queensu.ca with any questions!

Positive Space

2014-10-27 20:38:49
CESA is thrilled to announce that the Positive Space Sticker has passed for the Con-Ed Office! Please refer to the announcement document (under "Downloads") from our Executive for more information.

Con-Ed Clothing

2014-10-27 20:37:54
Con-Ed Clothing order forms are due on Tuesday, November 4th, in the Con-Ed Office. The order form is under "Downloads" in the header!

New Website!

2014-10-27 20:30:50
Hey everyone! Welcome to the brand new CESA website!

Please bear with us as we implement some finishing touches. Let Levi know at webadmin@cesa.queensu.ca if you run into any problems, or if you have any suggestions. A huge thank you to COMPSA Site Services for the new look!