Holiday Gift Drive Update: Sara Cumming and Home Suite Hope

By Dr. Sara Cumming I would like to send out a very big thank you to all of you who contributed to my charitable efforts to support Home Suite Hope’s Holiday Gift Drive this past holiday season. Collectively,… Read More

Intersections: Technology on Trial

By Dr. Alex Hollenberg This year at Sheridan Creates three professors were asked to debate the vexing question of whether technology is always an ennobling force. “Could it be,” session chair Dr. Mike McNamara provocatively asked, “that in… Read More

Sheridan Reads 2016: Thomas King’s The Inconvenient Indian

Sheridan Reads returned again this year to write its second chapter! Sheridan Reads is a series of events developed from the One Book, One Community model. You can read more about it here. The program is designed to… Read More

Hope for the Holidays: 2016 Home Suite Hope Gift Drive

  By Prof. Sara Cumming (Sociology) and Prof. Jennifer Phenix (Humanities) As promised, here is the full article that was circulated to the FHASS listserv ahead of the deadline for collections. Thanks to all who donated! According to… Read More

Roots of Freedom Nurtured at Sheridan

By: Prof. Jennifer Phenix (Humanities) The Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH), in partnership with Oakville Museum and Sheridan College, presented the 10th Annual Roots of Freedom Festival on October 26-27, 2016. On Wednesday, October 26th in the… Read More

Breadth Students Get Creative

By: Prof. Patrice Esson (Psychology) The Setting: A chilly Friday afternoon at the beginning of April, 2016. The Scene: The Student Union’s Leadership Symposium – a large meeting room with three walls of windows and awkwardly placed columns… Read More

Introducing the Academic Mental Health Collective

By: Prof. Lisa Droogendyk (Psychology) Hello Sheridan colleagues! I’m excited to tell you about the launch of a new website that I’ve been involved in creating – the Academic Mental Health Collective ( If you care about mental… Read More

“For Her We Speak” Comes to Campus

By: Prof. Sarah Sinclair (Communications and Literary Studies) On October 13th, in collaboration with Halton Women’s Place and FHASS, literature professor and Ph.D researcher Nicolette Little hosted For Her We Speak at the Trafalgar campus: an evening event… Read More

ESL Centre Project

By Kathleen Oakey, M.L.I.S. (Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian) It all started with a President’s Creative Challenge and an email in my inbox from Paula Ogg. The year was 2014 — the year of “internationalization” — and Paula… Read More

Mark Your Calendar: “Voices of South Asia” Coming to Sheridan

As part of Asian and South Asian Heritage Month (May!), the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS) is excited to announce an upcoming event called “Voices of South Asia.” The event, which is the first of its… Read More