U of G Execs Confident They’re Ready for Monday Re-Opening

The University of Guelph re-opens for in-person learning on Monday, and members of the executive team held a town hall on Thursday to send students, parents, staff and faculty a unified message: They were ready for the return, and all measures are being taken to make sure everything will be as safe as possible. In fact, it was phrased as something of an imperative that students return to campus on Monday. Continue reading “U of G Execs Confident They’re Ready for Monday Re-Opening”

U of G is Going Back to In-Person Classes Next Week

One week from today, the University of Guelph will welcome people back to in-person classes. It’s about a week later than originally planned in December, but it’s a return to campus at a time when health authorities are hoping that the worst of the Omicron wave is in the rearview mirror. Still, the senior leaders of the U of G are confident that they’re ready to deal with people on campus again in the safest possible way. Continue reading “U of G is Going Back to In-Person Classes Next Week”

U of G Goes Back to Remote Learning Till Late January

It was kind of big deal with the University of Guelph campus re-opened for in-person classes this past September, half the current compliment of the U of G’s class of undergrad students had never known a year of post-secondary school without an interruption caused by COVID-19. and now, COVID has struck again. After their holiday break, all students at the University of Guelph will have to kick-off their winter semester from home. Continue reading “U of G Goes Back to Remote Learning Till Late January”

Damage, Fireworks and a $30,000 Bill is the Homecoming Tally from Guelph Police

The Guelph Police Service released the tab for Homecoming 2021, and it comes in at 310 calls for service over a 17-hour period that will ultimately cost the City of Guelph over $30,000 in police time and resources. The price tag, and the fallout, will likely spurn a previously unfinished discussion pre-pandemic about where the financial burden of events from Homecoming will lie. Continue reading “Damage, Fireworks and a $30,000 Bill is the Homecoming Tally from Guelph Police”

U of G Announces Vaccine Mandate for Everyone on Campus this Fall

Less than a month till move in day, and the start of the new school year, the University of Guelph announced to its community that whether you’re a student, faculty member or staff – both here in Guelph and at the Ridgetown campus – then you’re going to have be vaccinated if you’re coming to campus in September. The U of G joins several other universities in initiating a vaccine mandate, much of it at the instance of its own people. Continue reading “U of G Announces Vaccine Mandate for Everyone on Campus this Fall”

University of Guelph Names a Historic New President

In midst of a very disruptive school year where campus has been nearly emptied and all classes are going digital, the University of Guelph have announced the person they’ve hired to get things back to normal for 2020/21. Charlotte Yates, currently the provost and vice-president (academic), has been hired as the ninth president of the U of G, and the first female to hold the office. Continue reading “University of Guelph Names a Historic New President”