News Release

REF NO.: 140

SUBJECT: Memorial shares draft Engagement Framework online, seeks provincewide input

DATE: March 14, 2012

Since September 2011 Memorial’s Office of Engagement has been asking individuals and organizations across this province what engagement with Memorial means to them. Now, the office is sharing what they heard.
All members of the general public, along with students, faculty, staff and retirees of Memorial, are invited to review the draft version of the Engagement Framework – a document that will help guide and support Memorial’s engagement activities.
The Office of Engagement is encouraging input and suggestions both online and at a series of public discussion sessions beginning next week. The public sessions are as follows:
• Clarenville: Thursday, March 15, 12-1:30 p.m., at the Clarenville Inn
• Gander: Tuesday, March 20, 12-1:30 p.m., at the Albatross Hotel
• Happy Valley-Goose Bay: Thursday, March 22, 12-1:30 p.m., at College of the                                      
   North Atlantic, room 106
•  St. John’s: Friday, March 23, 12-1:30 p.m., at Admiral’s Green, Pippy Park Golf
   Course, 460 Allandale Rd.
• Corner Brook: Wednesday, March 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Grenfell Campus, Arts and
   Sciences building, room AS378
Please RSVP to Jessica Hussey (jhussey@mun.ca), if you’re interested in attending any of the above sessions.
To view the draft document and share your thoughts online, please visit the Office of Engagement website at www.mun.ca/engagment. All input is welcome.            
“Engagement is about meaningful, mutually beneficial partnerships between Memorial and outside partners,” explained Dr. Rob Greenwood, executive director, Office of Engagement. “It’s important that this document reflect the needs and priorities of individuals, organizations and communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.”

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