Look, Live, and Feel Fabulous Event

October 6, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off
The London Home Economics Association (LHEA) is hosting a Look, Live, and Feel Fabulous Event and you are invited!
When? October 16, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Where? The Merici Lounge in the St. James Building
What? This fabulous event will include…
- a chance to network with LHEA professionals
- refreshments and food such as sandwiches, vegetables, and fruits
- A presentation done by a Shoppers Cosmetics employee which will focus on make up application for different ages
This event is $2.00 for SHEA members and $4.00 for non SHEA members.
Please RSVP by October 10 online by following this link and completing the sign up form.
This is an excellent event to attend, so you don’t want to miss out!
Get out there, meet new people, learn new information, and have fun!

Become a 2012 – 2013 SHEA Member!

September 17, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

This week SHEA will have a Membership Drive table set up in the St. James Building on Monday, September 17th – Thursday, September 20th between 8:30 – 3:30 and on Friday, September 21st between 8:30 – 12:30 for you to register and become a member!

You are able to register in person or you can apply online by following this link! If you register online please bring your $15.00 to the SHEA Membership Drive table at any time stated above.


March 26, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Tonight is the AGM 2012, with the incoming and outgoing executives! All general members are welcome. The agenda is available here: SHEA AGM 2012 Agenda.

Looking for Community Nutrition experience?

March 26, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

A fun and practical way to gain important community nutrition experience:

The Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) in London is looking for nutrition students to volunteer for congregate dining (breakfast and lunch) programs in 10 London Middlesex Housing apartment buildings. The program is intended to teach healthy cooking on a budget, along with nutrition and exercise related education components. 

The programs run for 1-3 hours each week in various apartments around the city. Currently there are 7 programs up and running (see below). Duties at each building include shopping for meal preparation (you are reimbursed), prepping and serving meals on location.We are currently recruiting for the upcoming Spring and Summer months, as well as next Fall. If you are interested, choose the day(s) that you are available and contact SARAH HOWE: sarah.howe@von.ca

Here is a list of all dining programs:





MONDAY 632 Hale St 9:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast
MONDAY 1194 Commissioners Rd W 1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch
TUESDAY 85 Walnut St 9:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast
THURSDAY 202 McNay St 8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
THURSDAY 241 Simcoe St 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
FRIDAY 30 Base Line Rd W Flexible (new) Breakfast/Lunch
FRIDAY 170 Kent St 9:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast


Oncology Panel: March 19

March 14, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

RSVP on the Facebook page


This event is part of the SHEA PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS SERIES. At the end of the semester, you will receive a certificate of completion stating which professional development events you attended.

Questions? Email SHEA President-Elect Vanessa Henry: vhenry2@uwo.ca


The Little Red Roaster sale is back!

March 5, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Last term we held a successful Little Red Roaster sale to raise funds for the ACHES conference in Edmonton. This term we want to provide you with the same amazing ORGANIC, LOCAL, FAIR TRADE products!

Take a look at the variety of items available on the brochure below, and scroll down for the order form!Click here to download the form and place your order!

Red Roaster Order Form

SHEA Exec Positions 2012- 2013 now open!

February 29, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

SHEA Exec Positions 2012-2013

Deadline to apply: March 9

Want to be on the SHEA executive team next year? APPLY NOW. Positions and sign-up are posted on the SHEA board in the St. James Building! Send in a paragraph describing why you would be good for the position, with your resume to shea.exec@gmail.com. Questions? Email us info@brescia-shea.ca.

Vice President Nutrition
Vice President Family Studies
Task Force & Policy Building Coordinators (2)
Volunteer Coordinator
Special Events & Fundraising Coordinators (2)
Public Relations Coordinator
Dietitians of Canada Representative
Year 4 Rep
Year 3 Rep
Year 2 Rep


Dress for Business Success Fashion Show

February 25, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

You’re invited to our amazing Spring 2012 Dress for Business Success Fashion Show!

Light refreshments, free parking, loads of fun and a professional photographer – see you all there on Friday, March 2 at 6:30 PM in the Brescia Auditorium!

Professional Success Series 2012

February 7, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

What is the ‘Professional Success Series?’

This term, we will be continuing the SHEA Professional Success Series (SPSS) that was so successful last year! This is a series of events focusing on a very broad range of topics that will contribute greatly to your professional and personal development.

Why participate?

  • We will hear from patients who have been affected by different disorders, professionals from the community, and gain skills that will help in your personal and professional lives.
  • Upon completion of this series, you will receive a certificate that will state the events you have attended (even if you only attended one!). Add this to your professional portfolio!
  • For each SPSS event you attend, you will get an entry to a final year-end draw for a prize. Every time you attend an event, you will increase your odds of winning!

If you have any questions about this series, please email us: info@brescia.shea.ca

SPSS Event #1

EDAW Breakfast Event – Feb 7 – Hilton London

SPSS Event #2

Dining Etiquette Dinner with the CAFP and Pink Ties Clubs
Thurs Feb 9 – 6:30 PM
- Fellini Koolini’s restaurant (155 Albert St. London, ON)

Come learn about the “do”s and “don’t”s of fine dining from an expert, while enjoying a delicious gourmet meal! You will be responsible for your own transportation, but if you are interested, you can meet up with us at Alumni Hall at 5:45 PM and we will bus it there together. Please bring $30 for the dinner, and make sure to dress appropriately, as this is a fine dining restaurant.

The menu we will be choosing from is as follows:

Caesar Salad
Garden Salad
Main Course
8 Ounce Grilled Sirloin
Veal Parmesan
Fettunccini Primavera
To sign up, please email Monica at mszeliga@uwo.ca by Feb 8 at NOON.

SPSS Event #3

After the War: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Patient Panel
Mon Feb 13 – 6 PM – Room 302, St. James Building, Brescia

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has become more prominent in the media since soldiers have returned from Afghanistan. However, the symptoms and impact it has on people’s lives is not yet well known. Five people who have been affected by PTSD in their day-to-day lives will come and share the devastating impact it has had on their lives and their families.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
If you have any questions, please contact Vanessa at vhenry2@uwo.ca.

View the SPSS Event #3 poster

SPSS Event #4

Health at Every Size: Presentation by Julie Rochefort, RD
Thurs Feb 16 – 7 PM
– Room 204, St. James Building, Brescia

Come listen to dynamic speaker (and Brescia graduate!) Julie Rochefort, RD, who is an advocate for the Health at Every Size (HAES) philosophy. HAES works to eliminate weight-discrimination bias and to help us understand that we must ‘shift the focus’ from weight to health status. Check out her website at http://www.shiftthefocus.ca/.

Julie is an avid Tweeter and can be followed at @julie_rochefort and @shift_the_focus.

SPSS Event #5

Business Wear Fashion Show
Fri Mar 2 – Time TBA
 - Auditorium, St. James Building, Brescia University College

Come join us for an informative evening fashion show to showcase outfits that are appropriate for business situations (such as interviews, a day in the office, etc.)! Money raised will be supporting the KIVA charity (http://www.kiva.org/).

ACHES Committee Selection 2012-2013

February 7, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity? Do you want to add a variety of transferrable skills to your resume? Passionate about Human Ecology?

Then we’re looking for you!

Apply by February 28th for a position on the planning committee for the 2013 Association of Canadian Human Ecology Students (ACHES) annual conference - hosted here at Brescia in January! 

After the War: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Patient Panel

February 2, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

SHEA Professional Success Series: Event #1

When: Monday, February 13, 2012  6pm-8pm

Where:  Room 302 St. James Building Brescia

Why: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has become more prominent in the media since soldiers have returned from Afghanistan. However, the symptoms and impact it has on peoples live is not yet well known. Five people who have been affected by PTSD in their day to day lives will come and share the devastating impact it has had on their lives and their families.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided

Any questions please contact vhenry2@uwo.ca

The Spring 2012 FN Clothing Order has arrived!

January 26, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Each year SHEA runs a clothing order for students in our programs. Earlier this year we asked YOU which items you wanted to see on the order form – here is what you asked for!

  • Zip-up hoodies – $50 ($45 for SHEA members)
  • Sweatpants – $40
  • Yoga pants – $30
  • Tote bags – $10
  • Lanyards also on sale upon request! (red “SHEA” / black “I <3 hecol”)
All merchandise is offered in various colours and crested with the words “Nutrition and Dietetics”. Samples are available in the BUCSC Office (in the Living Room) for sizing!
DEADLINE EXTENDED for all orders: March 16, 2012 at 4 PM
Instructions for ordering:
  1. Print & complete the SHEA Clothing Order Form 2012
  2. Enclose full payment in cash or cheque*
  3. Submit to Katy in the FN Office, Ursuline Hall room 110
  4. Deadline is March 16 at 4PM
*cheques payable to SHEA
*questions? email info@brescia-shea.ca

OHEA Media Release Contest

January 25, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off
Students!  Looking for unique opportunities to build your resume? 
Here’s a chance to do just that and see your name in lights!
The Ontario HEA is calling on you for submissions to our inaugural Write a Media Release Contest!
Each year, our media release program generates great exposure for OHEA as our releases get picked up by online, print and television outlets across the country! The OHEA prides itself in providing up-to-date information to Canadians on all things family, food, finance and health.
To find out more about what we’re looking for, visit our archive of releases from the past 10 years.
Submission deadline: March 1, 2012
Submissions to: Erin MacGregor, RD, PHEc
OHEA VP Communications: erinmmacgregor@gmail.com
Topic: Get those creative juices flowing – we’re looking for hot new ideas, advice or research that relates to the diverse field of home economics!  The more timely and relevant the topic to Canadians, the more pick-up the release and the author (that’s you!) are likely to get.
The winner(s) will be announced at the OHEA Conference 2012: March 24, 2012 at Ryerson University so mark your calendars now! Registration for the OHEA Conference will be organized by SHEA for Brescia students in late February.
The winner will receive a prize and the incredible opportunity to work with an editor and our public relations coordinator to officially release their submission to our Canada-wide media distribution list. Once distributed, the OHEA communications team will provide you with support for any interview requests you receive as a result of your release.
Good luck to all who enter!

BUC Farmer’s Market – Winter 2012

January 23, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Brescia Ball 2012

January 23, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

This year’s Arabian Nights-themed Brescia Ball was a huge success as always! The word is tickets were sold out within a couple hours when they went on sale, and a huge number of those who attended were our very own SHEA members. Take a look at some great photos from the evening! Be sure to stay informed by liking our recently-launched Facebook page.

We are so happy to be part of the Brescia community. Thank you to the Brescia University College Students’ Council (BUCSC) for putting on this amazing event!