Stories of Home: An Update

In the Fall 2021 Alchemy edition, we introduced a new project set up by a team from the English as a Second Language (ESL) department: Nataly Shaheen, Claudia Daniela Cirip, Sara Cordeiro Alexandre, Suzanne Soares, and Diana Catargiu…. Read More

Alya Somar: CanLit Makes Me Nervous

Nonfiction by CW&P Student Alya Somar The first time I walked into my ‘Fundamentals of Publishing’ class, my professor said that the publishing industry was dominated by white women. My mind immediately went back to my program orientation,… Read More

Daniel Meehan: By the Lakeshore

Fiction by CW&P Student Daniel Meehan             When I was a young boy, and the ducks still bobbed along the little teeming lake of our backwater home, and the fish dove deep by the breast-high shoal out in… Read More

Saidah Vassell: Jump the Broom

Fiction by CW&P Student Saidah Vassell In that moment, I don’t just see a broom. I see my life as it flashes before my eyes. I see myself meeting her for the very first time. The way a… Read More

A World of Possibilities from the ESL Program

By: Nataly Shaheen, Diana Catargiu, Suzanne Soares, Daniela Claudia Cirip and Sara Cordeiro Alexandre  A team from the ESL Program has launched a new project, entitled “Stories of Home.” We aim to exhibit the inspiring stories of our students and faculty in different art… Read More

Patsy Marshall’s Students use CPS to Tackle Elder Food Insecurity

Patsy Marshall had an amazing team of students in her Principles of Creative Problem Solving (CPS) class during the Summer of 2021! This team applied the CPS FourSight Model, developed by Dr. Gerard Puccio, to a selected challenge… Read More

Patsy Marshall’s Students Continue to Impress!

Prof. Patsy Marshall’s students continue to impress with their course deliverables, even when they’re working remotely. Included below is a major project submitted to Patsy’s Group Dynamics and CPS Facilitation class from last semester that was particularly successful;… Read More

Ecological Psychology Students Get Outside to Get Creative

Since launching PSYC26632: Ecological Psychology last year, Dr. Lisa Droogendyk has had much to celebrate, particularly around one of the course’s major projects for which students are required to carry out a hands-on 6 week nature connection project… Read More

Behind the Scenes: Practicing Creative Thinking in Introduction to Studies in Creativity Classes

By Prof. Anna Boshnakova One of the most effective ways to develop and nurture student’s creativity is to give them the freedom to express themselves through a creative outlet. Creative activities enhance learning, can lead to a positive… Read More

Prof. Marlon Valencia shares student work and says thanks as he bids Sheridan adieu…

By Prof. Marlon Valencia Dear Sheridan colleagues, In this brief note, I want to say thanks to all of you for the nearly three years that I had the privilege to work with you and learn from you…. Read More