Humans of ACE-WIL

Humans of ACE-WIL
Meet your ACE-WIL Membership Committee

Over the next few months, you’ll meet the ACE-WIL Membership Committee, the committee that welcomes and takes care of our association’s members. First up, we’re excited to introduce Drew Jenkins, Co-op Coordinator at Simon Fraser University this month.

Episode 1: Drew Jenkins – the man, the myth, and the gilly…
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Meet Brandy Welles

For this month’s Humans of Ace blog, we spoke to Brandy Welles, co-op coordinator with the Arts and Social Sciences co-op program at Simon Fraser University. Brandy rejoined SFU last year after having previously worked at SFU and UBC in work integrated learning roles, and also has extensive communications experience…

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Meet Phil Seo

Phil is the Associate Director at the UBC Sauder School of Business. When asked what he enjoys most about his job, he said, “Being able to help create rewarding student experiences through Co-op. As a UBC Sauder Co-op alumnus, I know that the program helped kick-start my career, and I…

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Meet Rhianna Nagel

This month’s humans of ACE blog profiles Rhianna Nagel. Rhianna currently works out of UVic’s Division of Learning, Teaching, and Innovation as the community engaged learning (CEL) coordinator. Her role involves working on student learning outcomes, community infinitives, classroom dynamics, and community-university relations.

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Meet Larry Iles

By Tara Bond & Mitch Clingo

For this month’s Humans of Ace blog, we spoke to Larry Iles, Experiential Learning Coordinator with the Career and Experiential Learning Department of Thompson Rivers University (TRU).

Historian, Starbuck Addict, and Mildly Amusing.  Larry Iles has been in Education for 25 years.  He was…

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Meet Shannon Danson

For this month’s Humans of Ace blog, we spoke to Shannon Danson, co-op coordinator with the Applied Science co-op program at Simon Fraser University. Shannon has had a chance to work in both the private and public sectors in career education with a diverse population. Helping students is one of…

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Meet Jennie Nilsson

Jennie is currently working as a Co-op Coordinator at the University of Victoria and is our new ACE-WIL President. She has been volunteering for ACE-WIL for the last 14 years both as a Member and Co-Chair of the Pro-D Committee and has helped plan several conferences. Three words Jennie’s co-workers…

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Meet Shawn Read

Meet Shawn Read – Humans of Ace Blog
Jean-Luc Lemire

For this month’s Humans of Ace blog, we spoke to Shawn Read, Co-op Coordinator and chair of the Career and Experiential Learning Department of Thompson Rivers University. From working with small business owners and distributing federal wage subsidies to…

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Meet Leanne Mackenzie

For this month’s Humans of Ace blog, we had the pleasure of talking to Co-Op Instructor Leanne Mackenzie of the Co-Operative Education department in Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Leanne completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree at UBC in Marketing, and after spending time with the Canadian Airlines marketing department and Clinique…

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Meet Heather Workman

Co-op BC sat down with Heather Workman, Co-op & Career Development Centre Chair at Langara College, for the next Humans of Ace Installment. Heather has been with Langara College for 18 years, starting off with a six-month, ¾ time contract doing business development for the computer science program students, she…

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Humans of Ace Interview: Jim Ketelsen

For the next installment in the Humans of Ace series we sat down with soon to be retired Jim Ketelsen, who occupied the manager for co-operative education positon at Vancouver Island University for 27 years. Although Jim has not held the manager position for the last year and a…

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Meet Hannah Yao

Hannah Yao has worked in a variety of student services roles on both the west and east coast of Canada and is dedicated to seeing students succeed in both academic and professional realms.