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Accent, Monthly Alumni E-Newsletter, July 2009
October 2009
2010 Alumni Recognition Awards: Call for nominations

Montreal events

November 4: President's Conference: Every breath you take

November 5: 9th Risk Management Career Conference/Cocktail

November 7: Faculty Showcase - Part of Concordia Open House 2009

November 8: 17th Annual Concordia Bowlathon

November 15: Family Outing at ZigZagZoo

November 22: TESL Centre 35th anniversary reunion

November 23-24: Emotional Intelligence Right Now! (PDF)

December 1: A Dare to Remember: Fundraiser for the Stephen Lewis Foundation

December 3: Alumni Book Club: Mister Pip

Campus events

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Chapter events

Toronto: Remembrance Day Pub Night, November 10

Jordan: Young alumni networking dinner, November 11

Calgary: Improv at Loose Moose, November 21

Ottawa: 11th Ottawa networking luncheon, November 24

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