Announcements

When:
January 30, 2023
List of items available in Gourmet Express this week

Check out what we have in store this week. Enjoy freshly made meals and baked goods prepared by students in our culinary and baking programs.

In store this week:

  • Salad trio: French potato, quinoa with bell peppers, whole wheat penne with basil pesto & sundried tomatoes
  • Spicy Italian sausage, smoked tomatillo & poblano salsa
  • Poached chicken supreme with tarragon sauce & roasted tomato, gruyere and eggplant roll
  • Rack of lamb navarin, pan fried polenta with toasted pumpkin seeds, root vegetable quenelles
  • Vegetarian tacos with guacamole and seitan
  • Bavarian pumpernickel
  • Almond biscotti shortbread cookies, oatmeal cookies
  • Glazed lemon pound cake
  • Red velvet cupcakes

Pricing and product availability are subject to change.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Thursday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When:
January 30, 2023
Contact:
The Butterfly Effect Team
Humber ORI: The 2022 BE Challenge top-ranked finalists and special award recipients are selected

Simple, ingenious employee solutions make a big impact!

Humber’s Office of Research & Innovation (ORI) ran an inclusive innovation program for front-line employees over the summer and fall of 2022. ORI is pleased to announce that, following evaluation by an independent judging panel and review from Ginger Grant, PhD., Dean of Research and Innovation, the top-ranked finalists and special award recipients of the 2022 Butterfly Effect (BE) Challenge have been selected.

Note that, collectively these (often simple) solutions have resulted in annual savings of more than $150,000 of costs, almost 2.5 years of employee time, and the equivalent of two 45-foot mature pine trees worth of paper. The members of these ingenious teams will also be sharing their solutions with other employees to multiply their impact.

Top-ranked finalists:

  • First place: Streamlining Indigenous Student Residence Applications
  • Second place: QR Code for Lakeshore campus map
  • Third place (tie):
    • Upgrading Webchat PowerPoints to Run Automatically
    • QRevolution (QR Codes for Office of Sustainability Info)

Special Innovation Awards:

ORI Dean’s Special Award: Student Impact

  • Gecko Live Chat Widget (for Student Customer Service) 
  • Course Fee Calculator 

External Panel & ORI Team Special Award: Hearts & Minds

  • Streamlining Indigenous Student Residence Applications 

Sustainability Spotlight Award

  • Recycled Waste Material to Personalized Gifts
  • QR Code for Lakeshore Campus Map

Simply Smart Spirit Award

  • Operation Excellence (Tech Zone Tablet Charging)

Microsoft Automation Award

  • IT Email Template
  • Outlook Templates (Student Research Emails)

Innovation Sandbox Award

  • Upgrading Webchat PowerPoints to Run Automatically
  • Streamlining Indigenous Student Residence Applications 

The BE Challenge team will be presenting the awards to the top-ranked finalists and special innovation award recipients in February. 

About the Butterfly Effect Challenge:

The BE Challenge seeks to discover and celebrate Humber College’s front-line innovators. The Challenge looks for simple, low-cost or no-cost integration and/or automation solutions that have already been implemented by Humber’s support staff and non-managerial administrative staff. The solutions can improve both on-campus and remote work arrangements.

Humber’s front-line colleagues are continuously improving the Humber experience, but their ideas and solutions often remain hidden in plain sight. This initiative is part of a broader Inclusive Research & Innovation training program the Humber Office of Research & Innovation (ORI) has been piloting. ORI staff have been trained in the principles and processes of Inclusive Innovation, and they launched and managed The 2022 Butterfly Effect Challenge over the summer and fall.

Please reach out to the Humber Office of Research & Innovation team at be@humber.ca if you’re interested in learning more about the BE Challenge.

When:
January 30, 2023
Contact:
Kristen Catell

To provide a more efficient process for both the College and its clients, Financial Services has implemented a new electronic way to submit PCard (Purchase Card) requests and changes. 

Effective immediately, all PCard requests and changes will be submitted using the PCard Request Change E-Form

The link to the E-Form can also be found on the landing page at www.humber.ca/finance

If you have any questions or concerns, please email mastercard@humber.ca or reach out to Kristen Catell (PCard Administrator/Administrative Manager). 

Thank you.

When:
January 30, 2023

Your on-campus student-run restaurant lab, The Humber Room, opens this week for lunch service. 

Join us this week for our à la carte service and a different menu each day! 

The Humber Room is a live learning lab for our students, and a culinary and service experience for guests. Our menu selection and service style change every week based on our curriculum. Enjoy your culinary experience led by our Culinary Management and Baking and Pastry Arts students, and service provided by Event and Hospitality Management students. 

View this week's menu

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday
Doors open at 12:00 p.m.

Seating guests between 12 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Sevice ends by 1:30 p.m. 

For group reservations of 10 guests or more, please email jessica.estrela@humber.ca.

When:
January 30, 2023
Contact:
Melissa Poliah
Mami Wata, 2020, digital mixed media by Yung Yemi

Humber Galleries, in partnership with Humber’s Black Heritage 365 Committee, presents an artwork installation by Yung Yemi as part of Humber’s Black Heritage Month Celebration beginning on February 1.

Humber Galleries worked with the City of Toronto to bring Yung Yemi’s artwork to Humber Lakeshore for Nuit Blanche last October and is excited to bring another series of work by the artist to North Campus. The installation in the Learning Resource Commons will feature four large scale digital mixed media works which will be on display throughout the months of February and March.

About Yung Yemi

Adeyemi Adegbesan is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist whose practice aims to examine the intersectionality of Black identity. Reflecting on Black cultural ideologies from pre-colonial, colonial, present day and future timelines; across regions, religions, varying levels of income and political lines, Adegbesan examines the dichotomy of the richness of Black experiences with the imposed societal homogeneity of ‘Blackness’. Through his work Adegbesan pulls from these varying elements to create Afro-futuristic portraits that embody themes of history, fantasy, speculative futures, and spirituality.

Adeyemi is a self-taught artist whose practice incorporates photography, mixed media collage, murals and assemblage. He works out of his studio in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood and has shown work in Canada and the United States. He has also worked with brands such as HBO, Instagram, and the Toronto Raptors on commercial collaborations.

Date & location:

When: February 1 – March 31, 2023
Where: Learning Resource Commons, North Campus
Cost: Free

Contact: 

Melissa Poliah
melissa.poliah@humber.ca

When:
January 30, 2023
Posters/Attachments: Event Poster

IGNITE partners with Humber Advancement and Alumni to provide students with Learning Essentials Support, a financial support service designed to help cover the cost of program learning essential items, from $50 up to a maximum of $500 per academic year.

Examples of learning essential items that we support include, but are not limited to:

  • Equipment (uniforms, tool kits, cosmetic kits, etc.)
  • Software (MyITLab access, etc.)
  • Training & Professional Memberships (Suicide Prevention Training, Soundscan membership, etc.)
  • Experiential (final projects, field trips, etc.)

Applications open today! 

More information on our Learning Essentials Support

When:
January 27, 2023

The Staff Lounge is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Lunch is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, January 30

Texas BBQ chicken
Cheese tortellini in rose sauce
Mashed potatoes, vegetables and salad

Tuesday, January 31

Chicken parmigiana
Ratatouille
Garlic bread, vegetables and salad

Wednesday, February 1

Kung pao chicken
Chili beef
Stir fry teriyaki tofu
Noodles and vegetables

Thursday, February 2 

Butter chicken
Vegetable korma
Rice vegetables and salad

Friday, February 3

Fish and chips (sole)
Baked pasta
French fries and coleslaw

When:
January 27, 2023

On Monday, January 30, Humber will launch the Ontario Colleges Student Experience Survey (OCSES) to all students in full-time, funded programming enrolled in semesters 2 to 8. This survey will assess students’ experiences related to teaching and learning quality, program related knowledge and skills, work integrated learning (if applicable), and student services and resources. The results of the survey will allow the college to identify strengths and areas of improvement.

Students will receive a personal survey link through their Blackboard ‘Activity Stream’. From January 30 to February 10, survey facilitators will also visit selected classes to ensure survey completion. To encourage participation, participants will have the option to enter a draw for a chance to win one of ten $100 e-gift cards of their choice. 

For questions about the survey, please contact Jean O’Donnell at jean.o’donnell@humber.ca.

Student's questions about the survey can be directed to iresearch@humber.ca.

When:
January 26, 2023

We are pleased to inform that the 2022 T4 Tax Statements (Statement of Renumeration Forms) will be made available to view, download, and print from the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) by February 28, 2023. Further information will be provided in the coming weeks regarding how to view and print your T4 statement within the HRMS.

Mailed T4 Statements

Should you require a printed copy of your T4 statement mailed to your home address, please contact the HR Support Centre. As is customary however, all T4 statements will be uploaded to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s website and made available on the employee’s personal CRA Account.

Changes to your Legal Name or Address

Based on Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s stipulations, the name recorded on an employee’s personal T4 statement must be their legal name. Employees requiring a change to their legal name or mailing address are required to update their information in HRMS prior to January 31, 2023.

For the steps on how to update your name and/ or address, please visit the HRMS Knowledge Base – Add or Update Contact and Address Information.

Please note: 

  • For employees who do not have an active employment status with Humber College and are also without HRMS access, their T4 statement will be mailed to the home address held on file, by February 28, 2023.
  • Should an employee’s mailing address be changed subsequent to their departure from Humber College, they are required to contact the HR Support Center to provide an updated address no later than January 31, 2023.

For guidance related to the communication, please contact the HR Support Center or submit an e-form at www.humber.ca/hrinquiry.

When:
January 26, 2023
Posters/Attachments: Event Poster
List of employees celebrating Career Milestones in January

Congratulations to all our employees celebrating Career Milestones in January!

The following employees are celebrating their 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30-year anniversary with Humber. We encourage you to reach out to your colleagues to congratulate them on their Career Milestones.

1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 15 Years 20 Years 30 Years
Shannon Vieira Heather Black Arun Dhanota Michael Gamble Valeria Wuschnakowski Kamini Steinberg
Gordon Burkell Chad Manning Sarah Butterwick Cindy Shen Marie Kyrinis  
Linda Osare Juley Ponrajah Grant Kerr Andy Pryde Susan Clevely  
Eric Forest Margherita
Leva
Jason Kohn      
Orla Keane Camila
Perez Pena
Natalie St.Pierre      
Joanne Cerdan   Sanjukta Das      
Omar Wahdan   Lisa Giallonardo      
Jit Dhaliwal   Brandeen McDonald      
Melinda Meng   Anne Goodfellow-Jones      
Donald Lawson   Jason McArthur      
Sangeetha Jeyakumar   Brad Sloss      
Christopher Mahon   Deborah Mandell      
Jennifer Scarmato   Amy Weir      
Samantha Brown    Michael Boadu      
Samuel Lightheart   Josephine
Mazzuca
     
Theodore Wright   Marc Tavares      
John Moscardelli   Nikki Martyn      
Aaron Rathbone          
Akil Annamunthodo          
Vanita Varma          
Angelene Fenuta          
Kirsten Caldwell          
Christina Meredith          

Although we do our best to ensure we don't miss anyone, sometimes it happens. If we have missed anyone on this list, our sincere apologies. Please let us know so we can correct our records and ensure the employee receives recognition.

Questions? Please email us at oe@humber.ca.

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