November Newsletter: Club Updates, CEPSSC Events, and more!


Greetings from your College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Student Council!

We hope you all have gotten through midterms alright, or at least the majority of them! Nothing better than a midterm two weeks before finals, eh? Anyway, a great way to beat the stress is giving yourself enough time to enjoy the things you love and take a break every once in a while! CEPSSC is here to help with your monthly newsletter full of awesome things to check out here on campus and some updates for us. Let’s get started!

1. CEPS Club Updates

Chem & Biochem Club:

We’re taking orders for T-shirts starting on Monday November 20th and endingFriday December 1st, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays. The location is MacN 106, prices are $12 for shirts and $20 for sweaters. Some of the designs are featured below so make sure to pick up some awesome merchandise!


SoCIS is hosting Local Hack Day again this year on December 2nd from9 am – 9 pm. The location is still to be determined. If you’re interested, please check out our Facebook group “SOCIS @ University of Guelph” for more information on the event and how to register. We hope to see you there!


First things first, the annual Engineering Society Town Hall has been scheduled! Do you have concerns about your engineering courses? Do you have questions about the School of Engineering? Mark your calendar for the Engineering Town Hall! The SOE Director and CEPS Dean will be available to hear your concerns and answer your questions. Come on out on Wednesday, November 22 from 5:30 pm – 7 pm in THRN 3504. There will be FREE PIZZA!

Another event from Engsoc: Coffee House! If you sing, dance, play an instrument, hula-hoop, sword-swallow, or are interested in showcasing any

other talents, we want you! Guelph Engineering Society is officially calling on performers for this semester’s Coffee House, which will be taking place onTuesday, November 21st at 6:30pm in THRN 1200. All acts and majors are welcome!

If you don’t want to perform but are still interested in getting involved, we are in search of display artwork as well as volunteers for some cool jobs.

If you’d like to perform or get involved, please email Rebecca

Lastly, it’s time to prove that engineers and all of CEPS can party like the aggies do! Engpub is back on Thursday, November 23, 10 pm – 2 am! Mark it in your calendar!

2. CEPSSC Events

Come on out to meet the new amazing dean of CEPS, Dr. Mary Wells!!! The event takes place on Tuesday, November 21st, at 5:30 pm at the Summerlee Science Complex Atrium.

Dr. Mary Wells was associate dean of outreach and a professor in mechanical and mechatronics engineering at the University of Waterloo. She currently chairs the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE). At Waterloo, Wells chaired the Women in Engineering committee, and was involved in numerous programs for girls and women, teachers and parents.

Along with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, she established a career mentoring program for women university graduates. A past president of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, Wells holds a B.Eng. from McGill University and a PhD from UBC.

Free pizza will be provided!!

Just a heads up that information about CEPSSC’s Fire and Ice Banquet 2018 will be coming out soon! Photos from last year are available on our facebook page if you’re interested in the event. It’s a guaranteed good time with great food and awesome music for you and your friends to enjoy! So make sure to pack up and bring your outfit while you’re on break before next semester. Check your inboxes for an email soon with more detail on ticket prices and selling times.

3What’s Happening this Month on Campus

Textbooks for Change provides affordable and accessible educational material to students both locally and across the globe. We believe that post-secondary students should be able to learn from high-quality material, regardless of their geographic location or economic status.

Whether it’s donating educational material to campus libraries in Kenya or selling an affordable used textbook to a student in Canada, our goal is to improve the educational landscape around the world. We work collaboratively with campus and community partners to create this impact, book by book.

Are your old textbooks currently collecting dust? Small actions can create a big impact. Consider making a change this holiday season by donating your used textbooks in one of our many drop boxes across campus, including the University Centre, Library, Athletic Centre, and Macdonald Hall.

For more information on Textbooks for Change and what we do, check out


That’s all for our November newsletter! Short and sweet so as to not distract you from rocking those exams. From all of us at CEPSSC we are wishing you all the best and to reach out for help if you’re feeling unwell or stressed.

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