MISCellaneous – 09 December, 2016

  1. MISC iBall
  2. MISC PD Presents – Networking Strategies: Meetups, Coffee and Conferences
  3. CRCSS Panel – MISC Appointee
  4. MI/MMSt Lounge Bookings
  5. iSchool Student Conference 2017: Canada Now – Call for Proposals

  1. MISC iBall

    Event date: Saturday December 10, 2016 7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Location: University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St.

Announcement link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/misc-end-of-termholiday-iball-for-mi-students-and-faculty-tickets-29225543387

The end of the semester is near, which means it’s almost Holiday Season! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Boxing Day, Omisoka, New Years, or Festivus, come celebrate with your MI peers and Faculty!

Join us at the Faculty Club (41 Willcocks St.) on Saturday, December 10th from 7-10 PM for a semi-formal reception and cash bar. Attendance is free for MI students and faculty. You are also welcome to bring a friend or significant other for $10 (limited tickets available). RSVP and purchase tickets online at the eventbrite link above, by Friday, December 9th at 5 PM. Food items include: pizza, various dips and platters, and hors d’oeuvres. After 10 PM, please join us at O’Grady’s Tap and Grill Bar (171 College St.) to continue celebrating!

Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at / direct any questions to miscsocial.ischool@utoronto.ca. Best of luck with the remainder of your semester and we look forward to celebrating with you in December!



  1. MISC PD Presents – Networking Strategies: Meetups, Coffee and Conferences


Event date: Wednesday November 23, 2016 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Location: Semaphore Project Room (4th Floor of the Inforum)


Announcement link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/networking-strategies-meetups-coffee-and-conferences-tickets-29552034932


Learn about new ways of networking, how to start and what to do when you’re there. The second half of the session will be a mini-hackathon to find the best opportunities and a discussion about next steps.



  1. CRCSS Panel – MISC Appointee

    The MISC Executive Committee will be appointing an MI student to sit on the University Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (CRCSS) Panel. For more information about the CRCSS Panel and the role, please read the UofT Governing Council Policy on Open, Accessible, and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations here: http://www.governingcouncil.lamp4.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/p0701-pooaadaso-2015-2016pol.pdf


If this opportunity appeals to you, please send in a short blurb (max. 250 words) to misc.ischool@utoronto.ca detailing why you are interested in the role by Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 at 11.59 PM. Please also email us if you have any questions or clarifications regarding this role.

  1. MI/MMSt Lounge Bookings

    Website link: http://misc.ischool.utoronto.ca/studentlounge

    The Student Lounge (BL room 705) is available for MI/MMSt students to book for events or club meetings. Please visit the link above for the form and more details on how to book. If you have further questions, please email MISC Secretary, Sari Gutman, at sari.gutman@mail.utoronto.ca.



  1. iSchool Student Conference 2017: Canada Now – Call for Proposals

    Announcement link: https://canadanow2017.wordpress.com/call-for-proposals/

    Website link:

    Announcement description: The 2017 iSchool Student Conference is now accepting proposals to present at the student conference. This year’s theme is “Canada Now: Disrupting the Past | Activating the Future!” Please submit proposals for lightening talks, panel presentations, workshops and round table discussions and posters. Please visit canadanow2017.wordpress.com for more details and to submit a proposal.

Chelsea Misquith

President, 2016-2017

Master of Information Student Council

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