Graduate Reflections: A winning “Future Alumni” prepares for a lifetime of educational contributions

Kathleen Kelava, MC, AU Alumni Award Winner for the Future Alumni Category [photo credit: Christy Dean Photography, 2015]

It’s been a sensational year for Master of Counselling student Kathleen Kelava. Last April, the soon-to-be graduate represented Athabasca University at the 3MT Western Regional competition in Kamloops, B.C. Kelava joined 14 graduate students from across Western Canada, at Thompson Rivers University, to compete among and present the ůber-challenge that is the … [Read more...]

Talk to ME: 3MT style

Kathleen Kelava, MC, AU Alumni Award Winner for the Future Alumni Category [photo credit: Kathleen Kelava]

Most of us know someone in the academic world who may be so close to their research they tend to forget about the “lay people” who’d rather hear the straight-up elevator pitch over the scientific jargon of their thesis. Faculty in Athabasca University’s Graduate Studies Program are well aware of this tendency and are taking part in the annual, international 3MT Three-Minute … [Read more...]