Dr. Susan MacDonald, associate professor of medicine and family medicine, has won a Moonbeam Children's Book Awards for her novel Edge of Time. The Moonbeam Children's Book Awards recognize the best in North American children's and young adult writing and illustration. An expert panel of educators, librarians, booksellers and reviewers selected Dr. MacDonald's book as the gold medal winner in the category of fantasy/sci-fi young adult fiction – making it one of only five Canadian books to receive a Moonbeam Award this year. Edge of Time is published by Breakwater Books.
The following have been appointed program chairs for the period of Sept. 1, 2012-Sept. 1, 2013, at Grenfell Campus: Dr. Mano Krishapillai, Science (environmental science); Mr. Todd Hennessey, Fine Arts (theatre); Mr. David Morrish, Fine Arts (visual arts); Dr. Amar Sodhi, Science (general science);
Dr. Jennifer Buckle, Social Science (psychology); Dr. Marie Croll, Social Science (social/cultural studies); Dr. Rainer Baehre, Arts (historical studies); and Dr. Olaf Janzen, interim head, Arts.