25th Anniversary program

25th Anniversary program

June 22 and 23, 2010
Le Méridien King Edward
37 King Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 1E9
For the past 25 years, the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 3M Canada have
partnered to award the 3M National Teaching Fellowships for outstanding teaching and educational
leadership in a broad range of disciplines across small and large Canadian universities. On Wednesday,
June 23, 2010, in Toronto, a special event will mark the silver anniversary of the Fellowships to give
thanks to our students for their part in our careers and our gratitude to 3M Canada for its generous


  • Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
    3M Canada
    Student Awards
    McMaster University, Centre for Leadership in Learning
    University of Saskatchewan
    Wilfrid Laurier University

Theme—Higher Education in 2035: Blind Curves Ahead or Open Roads

  1. What road is higher education taking? Are we going in the right direction? What will be the idea of a university?
  2. Who will be in the driver’s seat? What forces will shape tomorrow’s university? What are your hopes and dreams?
  3. Who are the new passengers? What does the scenery look like from their window? How can we
    play a role?


Tuesday, June 22, 2010
6:30 to 8:30 pm Opening Reception
Sponsored by STLHE / SAPES
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Postcard Exhibit will run all day in the Windsor Ballroom.
8:00 to 9:00 am
Registration and Coffee—Windsor Foyer
9:00 to 9:30 am
Opening Remarks—Windsor Ballroom
9:30 to 12:00 noon
Panel and Discussion Period
12:00 to 1:30 pm
Buffet Lunch—Windsor Foyer
1:30 to 3:00 pm
Student Voices
Presented by Student Awards
3:30 to 5:00 pm
Keynote Address—Louise Halfe
6:30 to 10:30 pm
Banquet—Sovereign Ballroom
Sponsored by 3M Canada
Anton Allahar
The University of
Western Ontario
Natalie Gerum
Former Student
Mount Allison University
Alastair Summerlee
University of Guelph
Christopher Knapper
Professor Emeritus Queen’s University and Past STLHE President

Keynote Speaker—Louise Halfe

Sponsored by the University of Saskatchewan

louise halfe
Louise is an award-winning poet whose published works include The Crooked Good(2007), Blue Marrow (1998, 2004) and Bear Bones and Feathers (1994).Halfe, whose Cree name in English is Sky Dancer, was born on the Saddle Lake Reserve in Two Hills, Alberta, and she attended the Blue Quills Residential School. She currently lives near Saskatoon. Bear Bones and Feathers received the Canadian Peoples Poet Award and was a finalist for the Spirit of Saskatchewan Award. Blue Marrow was a finalist for both the Governor General’s Award for Poetry and the Pat Lowther Award, as well as for the 1998 Saskatchewan Poetry and Saskatchewan Book of the Year awards. Louise Halfe was Saskatchewan’s Poet Laureate in 2005 and 2006.