Welcome to the Spring / Summer 2015 issue of Alchemy!

To download this issue of Alchemy as a PDF, please click here:Alchemy Spring Summer 2015 Welcome to the condensed Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Alchemy. We hope that you are finding the nicer weather and quieter campus rejuvenating (despite… Read More

From the Dean’s Office

Celebration. Preparation. Anticipation. These three words characterize FHASS’ 2015 Spring/Summer semester. This term we held our annual FHASS Student Awards ceremony, saw our English as a Second Language and General Arts and Science students graduate, hired exceptional new… Read More

Sheridan Knowledge Mobilization – Collaboration in the Child & Youth Sector*

By Kirsten Madsen and Janet Shuh In partnership with Peel Region’s Child and Youth Initiative, Sheridan’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office for Undergraduate Research hosted an inaugural Community Research Café on April 17, 2015… Read More

Celebrating Student Success: 2014-2015 FHASS Student Awards

FHASS held its annual Student Awards Ceremony at Macdonald-Heaslip Hall on Sheridan’s Trafalgar campus on June 8, 2015. The well-attended event brought administration, faculty, staff, students, and their families together to recognize student success from the 2014-2015 academic… Read More

Faculty retirements

We at Alchemy would like to offer a quick recognition of the retirement of two long-time pillars of Sheridan’s FHASS community, Professors Anita Agar and Gail Benick. We offer them our sincere gratitude for their service, leadership, and… Read More

Gail Benick Publishes New Book

Congratulations to long-time FHASS Professor and writer, Gail Benick, who released her novella, The Girl Who Was Born That Way, earlier this spring. Published by Inanna Publications, the book was launched on April 29, 2015 at Supermarket Restaurant… Read More

Tony Falikowski Keeps More Than Busy!

Professor Tony Falikowski made excellent, industrious use of his recent sabbatical. First, on February 25, 2015, he was an invited guest on Eldon Taylor’s nationally syndicated radio podcast program, Provocative Enlightenment. Taylor is a New York Times bestselling… Read More

Nicolette Little wins Top 20 Under 40 Award

Professor Nicolette Little (aka The English Mechanic) has been awarded a United Way GenNext Top 20 Under 40 award. According to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce’s The Business Advocate Online, “[t]he 2nd annual awards night took place in April… Read More

Meet Professor Shoilee Khan (Communication and Literary Studies)

Shoilee Khan received her MA in English Literature from the University of Toronto and her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. She began teaching at Sheridan in 2010 and currently teaches a variety of courses… Read More

Meet Associate Dean Janet Shuh (School of Social and Life Sciences)

Prior to joining Sheridan as a faculty member in 2004, Janet held successive corporate policy roles within the Ontario Public Service, lastly serving as the Executive Policy Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Corrections and Community Safety.  After… Read More