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Remembrance Day Service

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

As U of G honours those who have served and continue to serve during times of conflict, students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in a Remembrance Day event that begins in Branion Plaza and processes to War Memorial Hall (event takes place rain or shine). Saturday, November 11 @ 10:30 to 11:15

Reflections on Truth and Reconciliation

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Gather with the campus community to honour survivors, the children who never returned home and their families and communities. Hear words of truth from the experiences of survivors and reflections on reconciliation. Those unable to attend are encouraged to take a moment for personal reflection throughout their day.

U of G’s United Way Kick Off Event!

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Come out to celebrate the official kick off of U of G's United Way campaign! Event highlights include: Remarks from President & Vice-Chancellor, Charlotte Yates, members of U of G's United Way committee and the United Way Food trucks and sweet treats like cotton candy Music and more! To learn more about the 2023 United

Remembrance Day 2022

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

As U of G honours those who have served and continue to serve during times of conflict, students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in a Remembrance Day event that begins in Branion Plaza and processes to War Memorial Hall (event takes place rain or shine). November 11 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. – Branion

United Way Food Truck Party

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

U of G will kick off its annual United Way campaign with a food truck party in Branion Plaza. Join us for lunch and have fun making a difference in your community! United Way Food Truck Party Tuesday, Sept. 20 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Remarks at noon Live music and food trucks: Fo’ Cheezy,

Students Supporting Students – Fun Stress Busting Events

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Feeling the end-of-semester burnout? Stressing about upcoming exams? Need a fun event to burn off some steam? Come join a group of passionate, local, grade 9 students from St. John's-Kilmarnock school and staff from Student Wellness Services for some short stress-busting events from 1 to 3 p.m. in Branion Plaza. There will be free short

Vigil for Ukraine

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Members of the University of Guelph community are invited to join in a vigil for those affected by the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Join us in Branion Plaza for: remarks and readings by members of the Ukrainian Student Club remarks from U of G senior leadership a prayer for peace a moment of silence As

Holocaust Education Week – Cattle-car Exhibit

Recurring
Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

A large cattle-car replica will be parked in Branion Plaza all week with an exhibit inside, and friendly staff and student leaders outside available to answer questions. This 10-22 minute exhibit explores key components of the Holocaust and its impacts.

Gryphon Pizza Day in Support of She’s Got Game

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the second annual Gryphon Pizza Day in support of #ShesGotGameUofG. For every large Domino's cheese or pepperoni pizza sold ($7.99 each, pick-up only), $4 will be donated to female scholarships and funding at the University of Guelph. Visit the Domino's food truck in Branion Plaza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (whole

Moment of Silence in Honour of Lives Lost on UIA Flight 752

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

On Wednesday, January 15, the University of Guelph will join with other Canadian universities in observing a moment of silence to honour the lives lost on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The moment of silence allows our community to show its support for those affected by this tragedy and allows community members to grieve together.

United Way Kick-Off Barbecue

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a barbecue in Branion Plaza to celebrate the start of U of G’s 2019 United Way campaign! $5 combos for lunch: hotdog, corn on the cob, drink $5 combo for dessert: apple crisp, U of G Food Sciences vanilla ice cream, drink FREE popcorn and cotton candy! Live music from Kyle Mackie

Bike Month Kick-Off: Coffee Giveaway and Prize Draw!

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

We’re kicking-off Bike Month Guelph with a campus celebration in Branion Plaza! Come join us to learn about biking resources on campus, meet other people who bike to campus and have a chance to win a local-business prize pack. Hospitality Services has generously donated free coffee vouchers for the first 30 people who bike to

1Day Stand to Go Smoke-Free

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join with friends and colleagues across campus – and institutions across Ontario – in a 1Day Stand on Nov. 14. On November 14: Take a 1Day Stand and choose not to smoke on campus for the day Take a 1Day Stand and support your friends and colleagues who have chosen to quit or cut back Take

Standing Together- A community-wide vigil

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Please join the Jewish Community of Guelph, Mayor Cam Guthrie, University of Guelph administration, elected officials and community leaders in Branion Plaza as we come together to remember the 11 victims of the horrible anti-semitic attack in Pittsburgh this past weekend. Lets stand together to condemn anti-semitism and hate and bring forth light in these

United Way Kick-Off Party

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Help us kick-off U of G's 2018 United Way campaign! Entertainment, delicious food, supporting our community Join us in Branion Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. as we celebrate the start of our United Way campaign. Come hungry! $5 lunch option: Delicious hot dog Corn on the cob with gourmet seasonings Drink $5 dessert

Holocaust Education Week: Cattle Car Exhibit

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

For the third consecutive year, Guelph Hillel will showcase a replica of a German cattle car in Branion Plaza, similar to the ones used by the Nazis to transport Jews and others to concentration camps during World War II. The cattle car houses an exhibit giving students, faculty and other members of the campus and

Fair Trade Bake Sale

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Hospitality Services is promoting Fair Trade Campus Week by selling fair-trade chocolate chip banana bread September 25 to 29. The Caffeine Canteen food truck will be in Branion Plaza on September 28 with goodies, including new Fair Trade Mint Smoothie coffee, and education on fair trade foods.

United Way Kick-Off Barbecue

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join your fellow Gryphons for a barbecue lunch in Branion Plaza on September 18 as we kick off the University of Guelph's 2017 United Way campaign! Catch a lift in a Guelph Fire Department fire truck bucket for $10 - just $8 for students. Fill up for a good cause! Hot dog, pop and a

Vigil for Peace, Hope and Understanding

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us as we stand together as a community of students, faculty and staff, in solidarity with those who experience suffering. In a time of increasing uncertainty, here and around the world, we need peace, hope and understanding. Hope and healing are difficult to achieve without space and time to acknowledge how we’ve been affected.