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As if the approach of another Vancouver winter weren’t scary enough, today UBC Applied Science hosted its second annual Turkey 2-Part Tourney — a Halloween-themed competition that struck mortal fear into the hearts of everyone in attendance.
After whispering prayers and saying goodbye to their loved ones, participants entered room 2020/30 of the Fred Kaiser building to face whatever the event’s shadowy masterminds had in store. But they couldn’t possibly have prepared themselves for the tribulations that followed.
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APSC team receives award for innovative safety leadership
The APSC Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) received the Innovative Safety Leadership award at this year’s UBC Safety Day, which took place on October 3, 2018, in the UBC Student Nest’s Great Hall.
The team was recognized for being proactive, embarking on new initiatives that enhance safety culture and inspiring others in their area to share similar values towards safety.
The inaugural Turkey 2-Part Tourney struts off to a success; epic showdown between APSC faculty and staff
The Faculty of Applied Science brought together faculty and staff for the inaugural Turkey 2-Part Tourney as part of the UBC Community United Way Campaign. During the campaign’s kickoff, “A Week of Caring,” teams squared off in a live game show to raise awareness and donations for the United Way in the BC Lower Mainland.
Staff and faculty recognized for service to APSC
Three staff members and three faculty members in the UBC Faculty of Applied Science have received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service. The award, which comes with $2,000 and a personalized plaque, aims to recognize the positive impact that individuals in the APSC community have made on the faculty.