In the Loop Newsletter

  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    by Arleta Lucarelli, Senior Human Resources Consultant Have you ever considered that conflict, while uncomfortable, scary, or difficult for some, is a natural and necessary part of relationships that when handled appropriately can lead to creativity and... more
  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    By David Irvine I developed the following “Five Steps To Managing Conflict:” Step 1. Understand the nature of conflict and its importance in our lives. Three Premises About Conflict: Without conflict, you aren’t growing. We don’t grow without the challenges... more
  • May 8, 2019
    by Bev Best, Manager of Aboriginal Student Engagement My mother is a residential school survivor, and she struggles every day with conflict in the world around her. Navigating both the Western world and the Indigenous world is not an easy task. While... more
  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    by Sarah Elliott When we think about conflict in the workplace, we tend to think about the breakdown of communication in our interpersonal relationships. But have you ever considered that your workspace could be contributing to conflict within your body... more
  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    by Barb Daigle, Interim Vice-President Finance, People and Business Operations  News Flash Earlier this month, the University was informed that the Graduate Teaching Assistants at our campus were being organized by a CUPE local from UBC.  An application went to the... more
  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    Conflict on Social Media – by Matt Wood Early in my public relations career, I attended a seminar on Facebook. It was a session meant for local northern B.C. public relations/communications practitioners, many of whom I knew. The presenter was also a... more
  • Newsletter
    May 8, 2019
    The results are in! Thank you to everyone who took the time to provide us with such valuable feedback. Our response rate was fantastic, reaching 48%! Over the next couple of months, HR will be meeting with programs and units to distribute and discuss results.... more
  • Man walking
    Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    Slips/Trips and Falls – finding your inner penguin. by Sarah Elliott The continual flux in weather temperatures this season has all of us channelling our inner penguin as we attempt to navigate the slippery streets and sidewalks. Our Facilities department and contractors are... more
  • Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    by Maria Walsh, Counsellor  Has the bleak winter weather left you feeling a little blue? It’s not uncommon for people in the North to experience a dip in mood after the holidays as we adapt to the lack of light on these cold and dark days. For some of us, these... more
  • UNBC Sky
    Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    As our lives and circumstances continually change, so do our moods, thoughts, and sense of well-being. We all feel sad, worried, scared or suspicious sometimes. But these kinds of feelings may become a problem if they get in the way of our daily lives over a... more
  • Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    Life is full of moments that shape you as an individual. For me, coming home as a 15-year-old to find my mother dead at the end of the hallway was life-altering. My mum (she was from New Zealand, so I always spell it that way) struggled with mental health issues... more
  • Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    By Barb Daigle Happy New Year to all of you.  The festive season passed much too quickly!  We hope you all had a chance to recharge and reenergize.  We should take a collective bow for the progress and accomplishments of our faculty, staff and leaders across UNBC... more
  • Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    I rarely fill in surveys for hotels or airlines when I travel. But yesterday, I took five minutes to respond to an online survey from Air Canada. They wanted to know how my Regina to Calgary flight was last week. I had a great experience on this... more
  • Newsletter
    January 29, 2019
    By Arleta Lucarelli Coming soon to a screen near you! Ensuring employees have good training materials and the skills to do their work in accordance to a variety of legislation and requirements is an important responsibility for any employer. UNBC is no... more
  • April 19, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has once again been named as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This marks the seventh consecutive year UNBC has garnered the honours from the editors of the Canada’s Top 100... more
  • February 22, 2018
    Prince George, B.C. – For the third consecutive year, the University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of the top employers in the province according to the BC’s Top Employers competition. UNBC is recognized for many benefit and professional development... more

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