Spring 2018 Newsletter

Whether you’re new to YUSAPUY or a veteran member, we hope that you will find this newsletter engaging and useful.  It is filled with educational information, hints and tips; YUSA news and events, issues, and critical information. We want this newsletter to be valuable for you, so please share your feedback and suggestions to help us improve by contacting communications.committee@yusapuy.ca.

Coming Soon!

Word on the street is that YUSAPUY is updating its logo. Keep your eyes peeled for its new, more inclusive look in the next few weeks!

Executive Updates

Committee Updates

Workplace Tips

Upcoming Events

  • YUSAPUY drop-in sessions with a Bargaining Committee Member present (Keele): March 28, April 11, April 25, May 9 & May 23
  • YUSAPUY drop-in sessions with a Bargaining Committee Member present (Glendon): April 10
  • Bargaining Committee specific drop-in sessions (Keele): April 16, April 17, May 15 & May 17
  • Bargaining Committee specific drop-in sessions (Glendon): April 24 & May 14
  • Retiree Luncheon: May 10
  • Retiree-specific bargaining session: May 10, following luncheon
  • Glendon BBQ: June 18
  • Keele BBQ: June 19 & 20

Full details to follow. See Calendar for all Event listings.


The following people have joined YUSAPUY since the holiday break:

Emerald Bandoles
Dali Cela
Christina Chang
Nathan De Waard
Lana Der Bedrossian
Nalini Doodnauth
Gowrishanger Gunaseelan
Pina Guzzo-Foliaro
Soofia Habib
Stacey Hartman
Stephen Hodson
Anh Huynh
Suneel Jagannadham
Marie-Morgane Lantiat
Jennifer Lewis
Tara Lilley
Ling Liu
Deborah Lupton
Ruby Mahboob
Alain Mugisha
Rohini Parshad
Devanand Pitamber
Talisha Ramsaroop
Bethany Rubin
Eun Bae Seon
Prinka Singla
Yonghong Sun
Joseph Vanderkool
Amanda Whiting
Laura Williams
Seara Yoshida
Arase Yspace

Bursary Award Winners

Congratulations to our recent YUSAPUY Bursary Award winners! They are: Olamide Olatoye (daughter of Odunola Adeola Olatoye, Unit 1 member), Justin Hassani (son of Liliana Hassani, Unit 1 member),  Matthew Giovannoni (son of Franca Giovannoni, Unit 1 member), and Megan Wong (daughter of Stephanie Wong, Unit 1 member).

Our next bursaries will be announced in Fall 2018. Application instructions and deadlines will be distributed closer to the dates.

Interesting Nuggets from Around the Web

Do you have questions for one of your YUSAPUY reps? Check out the Contact Us section for info on how to get in-touch.

Care to get in-touch with the Communications Committee about this or future Newsletters? Email us at: communications.committee@yusapuy.ca.