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Annual Welcome BBQ

2019

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2018

The Benefits Administrator & Student Centre Facilities Administrator of the Organization of Part-time University Students (OPUS) Steve Jancev, OPUS Executive Director Maryan Amalow & the OPUS Board of Directors welcomed members and guests to campus with a free barbecue and provided several great door prices for all students at the Assumption grounds on Thursday Sept. 20; this barbecue was the 16th annual for OPUS. The UWINDSOR Interim President Dr. Douglas Kneale welcomed students to the event and announced the winner of the $1,850 Free Tuition Bursary sponsored by the Alumni Association. The lucky winner was Paul Wright, a part-time undergraduate distance education student. There was a tremendous turnout that included part-time undergraduate, full-time undergraduate, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni of the University. Over 400 students, staff and faculty members were fed during the two hours while supplies last. Interested students received free student discount cards from the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), information materials and other giveaways from Campus Dental Centre, Lancer Recreation, Green Shield, WEST, Custom Essentials & OPIRG.

The free meal included chicken souvlaki, beef burger as well as a vegetarian option falafel. Also included were chips, fruit & drinks. The barbeque was served by UWindsor Food & Catering Services along with OPUS volunteers. Special thanks to the OPUS Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers & the event photographer SS Media Productions for their tremendous support. The barbeque was accompanied by lively music courtesy of CJAM, Campus Community Radio. Many university senior administrators attended the BBQ including: Ryan Flannagan, Associate Vice President Student Experience who also provided a great welcome to students, Canadian Federation of Students Ontario Executive Director Hildah Otieno also welcomed UWindsor Students an behalf of the federation, Anna Kirby, VP Planning & Administration, Fedela Falkner, Alumni Affairs Communications Coordinator, Jeremiah Bowers, UWSA President, Kaye Johnson, Director of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility and many more.

Thanks to our annual event sponsors for their continuous support:

Alumni Association
Green Shield Canada (GSC)
Campus Dental Centre
OHREA
TD Canada Trust
Lancer Recreation

Thanks to our new event sponsors this year:

OPIRG
Women’s Enterprise Skills Training (WEST)
Custom Essentials 

Special thanks to our door prize sponsors:

Campus Bookstore
Alumni Association Campus Dental Centre
Student Centre Pharmacy
Green Shield Canada (GSC)
Brian Joyce (Food Services)
Women’s Enterprise Skills Training (WEST)
Chaplaincy Network (Campus Ministry)
Mare Nostrum
Muslim Students Association
Custom Essentials
University of Windsor Students Alliance (UWSA)

2017

http://www1.uwindsor.ca/opus/15th-annual-opus-welcome-bbq

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2013

We regret to inform you that during the OPUS Board meeting on Sept. 12, the OPUS Board of Directors decided to postpone the OPUS BBQ on Sept. 17 until further notice due to the current work stoppage happening on campus. We sincerely apologise in advance and we will inform you when this event will be rescheduled.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you for your understanding.

2012

The Organization of Part-time University Students invites all part-time undergraduate  students, faculty and staff to its  annual BBQ on Tuesday, September 18, from 12:30—2:30 p.m.

This event promises free food and beverages prepared and served by Catering Services, on the lawn outside the northwest corner of the CAW Student Centre.

Check out the event flyer HERE for more details!

2011

The Organization of Part-time University Students invites all part-time undergraduate students, faculty and staff to its annual welcome barbecue on Tuesday, September 20, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This event promises free food and beverages prepared and served by Catering Services, on the lawn outside the northwest corner of the CAW Student Centre.

WHAT’S ON THE MENU: Hotdogs & Hamburgers (Veggie Burgers Included) Pop, Chips & Water.
Eat, drink and enjoy a quick meal on your way to class OR If you don’t have a class, drop by the campus where the OPUS Directors and Staff will be there to welcome you, answer questions or help meet fellow Part-Time Students.

Click HERE to view this years' BBQ event flyer.

Check out the article about the 2011 BBQ HERE.

2010 

The Organization of Part-time University Students (OPUS) along with the Alumni Association hosted the 2010 Annual BBQ to welcome new and returning part-time students to the University.

There was a tremendous turnout that included part-time students, faculty and friends of the University.

The meal included free hamburgers, hot dogs as well as vegetarian options. Also included were chips, pops and bottles of water. The barbeque was served by members of the OPUS Board of Directors, staff and OPUS volunteers. The barbeque was accompanied by lively music courtesy Steve Jancev, Health Plan Administrator for OPUS.

Over six hundred students, staff and faculty members were fed during the two hours. Interested students received important information about the organization and its activities around University.

Many campus celebrities attended the 2010 BBQ including: Mr. Tom Porter (Alumni President), Dr. Clayton Smith (Vice Provost Students and International, Mr. Gregory Marcotte (Director, Registrars), Susan Page (Advisor for Part-Time Students) and many more. Special Thanks to our guests from the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and International Service Learning.