What’s happening at Corpus Nov 14-30, 2023

Nov 13, 2023

Welcome friends to Corpus Christi – St. Mark’s College.

Here’s what’s happening at Corpus. Ways to connect and be part of our community.  

Campus life and ministry is sponsoring these events:   

Winter Wear Drive (all of November) 

Do you have winter clothes that you’d like to donate? You can drop off gently used winter clothing during the month of November at Plato’s Cave for vulnerable people in the downtown eastside. Led by student Project Coverup with donations going to charity the Door is Open.  

Q & A with Fr. Mark. Tue, Nov. 14. 12pm-1:20pm, Room 300 

Join us for Q & A with Fr. Mark on Tuesday, November 14, noon-1:20PM. Do you have questions on life and death, war and peace, faith and beyond? How do they relate in ethical and moral terms? Bring your questions as we discuss these and more. 

Tue., Nov. 14. 12pm-1:20pm, Room 300. Email Gerard, [email protected] for questions. 

Diwali, Wed, Nov. 15. 12pm-1:30pm, Plato’s Cave 

Diwali is a celebration of light. Join a group of students who are planning to celebrate Diwali on campus, Wed, Nov. 15. 12pm-1:30pm, Plato’s Cave. Email [email protected] to get involved. 

E-Sports Day, Fri, Nov. 17. Noon, Plato’s Cave 

On Friday, Nov. 17, at noon, meet us for E-Sports Day at Plato’s Cave. Make friends, and challenge them to e-sports. Bring your PS5 or gaming laptop. 

Sandwich making/Curbside Outreach 

Let’s continue this term with acts of kindness for our neighbours. On Nov 23 and Dec 8, 12-1:30 pm, room 300, join us in making sandwiches for people in the downtown eastside. In partnership with non-profit Door is Open. On Friday Dec 15, a team of us are going there to prepare and serve dinner. Sign up on Eventbrite links below. Sandwich making. Curbside Outreach.

Jackbox Games, Tues, November 21, 12-1:30pm, Plato’s 

On Tuesday, November 21, 12-1:30pm, join us for Jackbox Games in Plato’s Cave. Test your quiz skills and make friends. 

Speak Your Piece, Wed, November 22, 12-1:30pm, Room 300 

On Wed, November 22, 12-1:30pm, join us in Room 300 for Speak Your Piece. The world needs your voice, so what are you waiting for? Through open dialogue and discussion, we will be exploring topics that matter, and voices that need to be heard. It’s our chance to come together, celebrate diversity and welcome people through conversations that matter. This month our discussion is on the cultural and spiritual celebration of Diwali in the traditions of Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism. So, bring your appetite as pizza lunch is provided, and let’s get on with our discussion. Register on Eventbrite link

Momember Fundraising, November 28, 12-1:30pm, Plato’s Cave 

On Tuesday, November 28, 12-1:30pm, join us in Plato’s Cave as we help raise some funds for the Movember Foundation on awareness for men’s health issues. 

Christmas Decorating Day, Thu, November 30, 12-1:30pm, Plato’s Cave 

On Thu, November 30, 12-1:30pm, join friends in Plato’s Cave decorating for Christmas Day. Hot chocolate is on us. 

Volleyball Night for Students, Thu, Nov. 30, 6pm-8:30pm, Little Flower Academy Gym, 4195 Alexandra St., Vancouver 

Bump. Set Spike! Join our team for some volleyball action on Thu, Nov. 30, 6pm-8:30pm, at Little Flower Academy Gym, 4195 Alexandra St., Vancouver. Show off your volleyball skills and come hang with fellow students, alumni, staff, and faculty. All skills welcome. Presented by Campus Life and Alumni Relations offices. Free registration on Eventbrite link

Here are learning and next step opportunities: 

BUILD YOUR PROFILE + SUCCESS at our College by taking advantage of our various resources, SPONSORED by the LIONS ACADEMY & Career Centre. 

We are offering student success workshops on topics such as University and Exam Preparedness, Academic Coaching, Academic Writing Skills, Reading, Math Skills, Research & Citation Skills, Notetaking, Time Management. 

Your Next Steps Begin Here – Join us for career building workshops including LinkedIn bio, resume, interviewing and followup techniques, employee training and mentorship. 

To book a spot, e-mail us [email protected] 

SPONSPORED by our ACADEMIC ADVISOR are these PATHWAY workshops to help you plan your university journey. 

Personal Profile Workshop with Jimmy Lam, Mon. Nov 6 or Wed. Nov 29, 12:00PM, Room 103 

On Mon. Nov 6 or Wed. Nov 29, 12:00PM, join senior advisor Jimmy Lam in Room 102 for a  personal profile workshop geared towards students who will be applying to a faculty/program that requires a Personal Profile as part of the application process. Register at Eventbrite link below. 

We are here to ensure your academic success. Here are important messages from Registration and Records

The final exam schedule for Fall 2023 is now available on the website. Please click link to view the schedule. Email [email protected] for questions. 

Scholarships & Awards

Our scholarships and awards recognize academic excellence, service, and need.  

Available Scholarships for Winter 2024 are Archbishop Exner, OMI Scholarship, Father David Bauer, CSB Award for Athletic Excellence, Inspire Leadership Certificate Program Award, The Nursing Award in Honour of the Sisters of Charity of Providence of Western Canada. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2023. Check the link for eligibility and apply now. Email Neel at [email protected] for questions.