Thorneloe’s Dr Ron Srigley has written this article, “I asked my students to turn in their cell phones and write about living without them”, about technology in the classroom https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614934/teenagers-without-cell-phones/?fbclid=IwAR1zA74ZzBSgmCwxg7pdWBbxjUoN0ESYtHhWfGbveH5BcygoewS1tUFIExQ
Turning Laurentian University into the “Oxford of the North”? Well, not quite, but more and more courses focused on authors like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are on the calendar at Throneloe University at Laurentian. Professor Jason Lepojärvi chats with reporter Waubgeshig Rice on CBC Radio’s Up North.
Thorneloe University will be holding an event on Monday, November 25 focussed on race and racism in an academic setting, entitled “Who Do We Think We Are? Uncovering Race & Racism in Scholarly Pursuits”. This event brings together faculty and students from the various Thorneloe departments to speak on how race and racism intersect with their disciplines and subject areas. […]
Dr. Jason Lepojärvi from Thorneloe University at Laurentian has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the 2020 Taylor University C. S. Lewis & Friends Colloquium. This year’s theme is “Are Women Human (Yet)? Gender and the Inklings”. Note to Laurentian University students interested in participating: The organizers offer generous bursaries, a Young Inkings […]
Come learn about the healing properties of Essential Oils. Free AromaTouch hand massage for attending! Extra free gift when you bring a friend! Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark, Thorneloe University Sunday, 17 November 2019 from 14:00-15:30 EST For more details, click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/3780862918605732/
Watch Thorneloe’s Mark Scott talk to CTV News about the origins of Halloween!
Monday, November 4, 2019Thorneloe University, T-1401 to 4 pm Lundi 4 Novembre 2019Université Thorneloe, T-14013 h à 16 h
Dr. Jason Lepojärvi will speak at the 80th Finnish Canadian Grand Festival in June 2020 at Cambrian College in Sudbury. The title of his public lecture is “Love and (the Winter) War: C. S. Lewis on Loving Your Enemy”. Not many know that C. S. Lewis, a lover of the Finnish epic poem Kalevala, followed […]
Women’s History Week 2019 runs October 28-November 1 this year. We are pleased to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of our event with a keynote lecture by Dr. Jason Lepojarvi (Religious Studies) on “J.R.R. Tolkien and Women’s Higher Education at Oxford” to be held on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 29.
Come on the journey! Performed with live music of original score by Marsha Coffey. Directed by Lorne Pardy and Andy Massingham. Visit us at Textmeproductions.ca or facebook Text Me Productions. October 3-5, 8:00PM, October 6 @ 2:30. Ernie Checkeris Theatre, Thorneloe University, at Laurentian University. Tickets 25$ adults 15$ Students/Seniors For tickets visit Eventbrite.ca: St. […]
Several bursaries in memory of Thorneloe students (Elizabeth Pentland, Brian Clark, Louis Larocque, Colin Elliot, Ronald Trolove), as well as bursaries established by the Faculty and Governors, are awarded to students who are living in residence at Thorneloe University or who are taking a course from Thorneloe University. Preference may be given to students who […]
SUDBURY – The Department of Ancient Studies, Thorneloe University at Laurentian presents the 2019 Dr. Sally L.D. Katary Memorial Lecture, “Celluloid Cleopatras 1899-2013”. This year’s lecture, presented by Dr. Kelly Olson, examines the historical Cleopatra and looks at some of the treatments in art, but mainly focuses on the presentation of Cleopatra in film, from […]
Join us on Wednesday, March 6 at noon in the Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark, Thorneloe University, for a Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes. The Rev. Aidan Armstrong (Church of the Ascension, Sudbury) will preside.
The Department of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts at Thorneloe University invites the media to a preview and an opportunity to meet the cast, crew and director of the upcoming presentation of Hamlet… ou presque, a dark comedic retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. The director, Miriam Cusson, and the cast will be available for interviews […]
There is no surprise; everyone will die. Thorneloe University, Université Laurentienne, and Cambrian College students present a bilingual comedic adaptation of Hamlet February 11, 2019 Sudbury – Students from Thorneloe University’s Department of Theatre and Motion Pictures Arts, Laurentian’s Francophone Programme de théâtre as well as Cambrian College’s Theatre Arts – Technical Production Program, are […]
Ça va mal finir, tout le monde va mourir. Des étudiants de Thorneloe, de la Laurentienne et de Cambrian présentent Hamlet Le 12 février 2019 Sudbury – Les étudiantes et les étudiants du Department of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts de l’Université Thorneloe, du Programme de Théâtre de l’univesrité Laurentienne et du Theatre Arts – […]
January 21, 2019 The Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rev. Canon Dr. John Gibaut as President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Thorneloe University effective June 1, 2019. Thorneloe University is a founding member of the Laurentian University Federation on the campus of Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. For the […]
The Board of Governors of Thorneloe University is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Baskcomb as Acting President (part-time) effective January 1, 2019. “The Rev. Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, who has served as President for the past 10 years, will be leaving in mid-December to assume a position in Melbourne, Australia,” said Board Chair Nicole […]
Do you want to know what’s happening at Thorneloe University this year? Read on in our Annual Newsletter 2018.
Monday 29th October Dear People of God, Let us join our hearts and prayers with people from every creed, race and nation in holding before God the victims of Saturday’s shooting at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and those whose lives have been shattered by this tragedy. David and Cecil, Sylvan and Bernice, […]
SUDBURY- Thorneloe University’s thought-provoking first production of the theatre season will engage and actively involve audiences like never before. ROAD by Jim Cartwright is an immersive theatre experience featuring Thorneloe Theatre Arts students, with design and technical by Cambrian College’s Theatre Arts – Technical Production students. Cartwright, who is also the author of Two and […]
Seven Years in the Making, and Surpassing Two Hours in Duration, Perspective Premieres at Cinéfest Thorneloe University, federated with Laurentian University, is proud to announce that the locally produced dramatic feature Perspective will premiere at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 as part of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival’s Cinema Summit program. Subtitled “Variations on […]
Thorneloe University invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor. The submission deadline is September 14, 2018. For details, see President, Provost, and Vice-Chancellor.
Thorneloe University is pleased to congratulate and celebrate the Sudbury Theatre Centre’s recently-retired Education Director and former Thorneloe faculty member, Judi Straughan, who is being honoured by the Sudbury Theatre Centre on May 31. “Judi is one of Sudbury’s pillars when it comes to live theatre in Sudbury,” said Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, President of Thorneloe […]
Thorneloe University in Sudbury is set to begin a search for a successor to Dr. Robert Derrenbacker. Dr. Derrenbacker, who has served as President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor since 2009, has been appointed Dean of the Trinity College Theological School on the campus of the University of Melbourne, Australia effective January 2019. This theological college within […]
Thorneloe University is pleased to offer CINE 3906EL 01 – Special Topics: Scary Movies this spring, with instructor Benjamin Paquette. Employing formal, socio-historical and industrial perspectives, this course attempts to define the scary movie (AKA, the horror film), and determine the basis for its widespread and enduring appeal. The relationship between the scary movie and narrative is analyzed, as is the […]
Thorneloe University is proud to announce the hiring of two new full-time, tenure-track faculty members in Theatre Arts and Religious Studies. Both are superb teachers and sought-after scholars in their fields. Jennifer Heywood will be a strong addition to the Theatre and Motion Picture Arts Department. She holds an M.A. in Theatre History from the […]
On the day after the Ides of March, a play with much history of supernatural happenings opens at the Ernie Checkeris Theatre at Thorneloe University on the Laurentian University Campus. Thorneloe Theatre Arts and Cambrian College Theatre Arts Technical Production programs are proud to present a tale of blood and intrigue – William Shakespeare’s MACBETH. […]
The Department of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts at Thorneloe University invites the media to a preview and an opportunity to meet the cast, crew and director of the upcoming presentation of Macbeth. Dr. Ian Maclennan, Theatre professor at Thorneloe, will be directing MACBETH, one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays. This will be his final production […]
Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Chair of the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, was recently interviewed by the CBC’s Jason Turnbull for Up North, for her take on the prominence of gender equality in the Federal Government’s 2018 Budget.
Thorneloe University is welcoming all to an afternoon of music in memory of a well-known patron and supporter of music and arts, Mr. Hubert Kruzel, who passed away September 14, 2017. Special guest and Professor Emeritus of Organ and Church Music at Wilfrid Laurier University, Mr. Jan Overduin, will be leading the program with a […]
Thorneloe University today applauded Laurentian University on the launch of its 2018-2023 Strategic Plan: Together. Ensemble. Maamwi. The bold, forward-looking plan, which was unveiled earlier this week, firmly establishes Laurentian’s place as one of Canada’s leading universities, a post-secondary institution that continues to be the destination of choice for students in Ontario, Canada and around […]
Please see the attached Request for Proposals (RFP) to Conduct a Space Study of the Academic, Administrative and Residential Facilities at Thorneloe University: Project #2018-01 Closing Date: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Faculty and friends gathered in the Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark at Thorneloe University on Thursday, November 9, 2017 to celebrate two architectural honours. The unique design of Thorneloe University’s chapel garnered provincial recognition alongside some of Canada’s most famous landmarks this year. The Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark shared the Ontario Association […]
Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, an Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Thorneloe University in Sudbury, has been awarded a $400,000 grant from Canadian Blood Services to improve how donors are screened and made eligible to give blood. Dr. OmiSoore Dryden and her research team will investigate how African, Caribbean, and Black men who have sex […]
Thorneloe University is pleased to announce its upcoming production of George F. Walker’s classic Canadian family drama, Escape From Happiness. First produced in 1991, the play tells the story of a troubled and deeply eccentric family, shattered by family violence and poverty, just trying to get by in a dangerous and sometimes crazy land of […]
Do you want to know what’s happening at Thorneloe University this year? Read on in our Annual Newsletter 2017.
Thorneloe University to Honour Long-time Laurentian Faculty Member, Pioneers in Bereavement Support, and a Renown Church Musician The public is invited to attend Thorneloe University’s annual Convocation on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Church of the Epiphany, 85 Larch Street in Sudbury. In addition to conferring degrees in Theology and presenting […]
Thorneloe University invites the community to an organ concert by Matthew Larkin, Organist and Music Director at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church (Toronto). The free concert will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrew’s Place, 111 Larch Street in Sudbury. An offering will be taken at the concert to support […]
Due to the strike by Laurentian University faculty that commenced on Thursday, September 28, all classes on campus, including those at Thorneloe University, are suspended temporarily. As Thorneloe University faculty are not part of the strike, they will continue to be available to their students via email. See https://www.laurentian.ca/labourupdate for more details. Please monitor Thorneloe […]
Capreol Fire Hall and Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark recognized for cultural importance Greater Sudbury adding 2 more buildings to heritage list (CBC News)
Labour Relations Update Laurentian Administration and LUFA (Laurentian University Faculty Association) have been working hard to arrive at a renewed collective agreement. Mediation began on Sunday September 24th, and continued through the 25th. Parties have now agreed to another day of mediation on Tuesday, September 26th. The University will continue discussions at the table and […]
The 2017-2018 academic year marks the launch of Thorneloe University’s new Strategic Plan. The five-year plan focuses on five priorities developed with input from current and former students, staff, faculty, alumni, Board members and community partners. “Thorneloe University would like to thank everyone who contributed to the strategic planning process by participating in focus groups […]
More than Half a Decade in the Making, Locally Produced Feature Perspective at Cinéfest Thorneloe University, federated with Laurentian University, is proud to announce the participation of faculty members in its Motion Picture Arts (MPArts) program at this year’s edition of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival. Benjamin Paquette, the Supervisor of the MPArts program, will […]
September 15, 2017 For Immediate Release Cinéfest Spotlights Motion Picture Arts Faculty at Thorneloe University Thorneloe University, federated with Laurentian University, is proud to announce the participation of faculty members in its Motion Picture Arts (MPArts) program at this year’s edition of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival. Benjamin Paquette, the Supervisor of the MPArts […]
Dionne Brand, recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Thorneloe University in 2015, has been admitted to the Order of Canada. As reported by Simona Chiose in the Globe and Mail: A former Toronto poet laureate, Governor-General’s award winner, novelist and political activist, Dionne Brand has built her life and career around thinking and writing about […]
The unique design of Thorneloe University’s chapel has garnered provincial recognition alongside some of Canada’s most famous landmarks. This year, the Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark will share the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) Landmark Award with the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Past Landmark Award recipients include Massey College, the Toronto Eaton Centre, […]
At its regular meeting on March 9, 2017, the Thorneloe University’s Board of Governors elected Ms. Nicole Charette as its next Chair. Nicole replaces Paul Baskcomb, who served as Board Chair since 2014. Nicole is the Rainbow District School Board’s Senior Advisor for Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning. She also serves as Freedom of Information […]
As some of you may have heard, there was an incident of hateful vandalism of signs on two faculty members’ office doors on Monday of last week. The Administration at Thorneloe University condemns this incident, takes it very seriously, and has launched a formal investigation as prescribed in Thorneloe’s “Harassment and Discrimination Policy.” The Thorneloe […]
Thorneloe Theatre Arts and Cambrian College Theatre Arts – Technical Program present GREEK by Steven Berkoff Follow Eddy’s journey as he leaves his East End home in London to encounter love, and battle the plague that characterized Thatcher’s Britain. Using language that is as rich as Shakespeare spoken in a cockney slang, Steven Berkoff (the […]
The Rev. Dr. Bob Derrenbacker, President and Vice-Provost of Thorneloe University, attended the Ninth Triennial of Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC) at Madras Christian College, Chennai, India over the Christmas break. To read more, please see: Anglican Communion News Service: Ninth Triennial of Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion The New […]
Anglican Diocese of Algoma Position Deanery Pastoral Worker (Sudbury-Manitoulin) The Deanery Pastoral Worker will work with parishes in the western half of the deanery of Sudbury-Manitoulin (Manitoulin Island, Espanola, Elliott Lake) to develop local and area-wide initiatives to support congregational health, discipleship, and formation. The position will include: consultation with parishes to assist with assessment […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOHFC FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 Thorneloe University to Receive NOHFC Funding for Unique Film and TV Production Workshops Thorneloe University, federated with Laurentian University, is proud to announce that it will receive a $62,500 grant from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) towards funding unique film and TV production workshops for […]
Thorneloe’s Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark just made the cover of Faith & Form, an interfaith journal of religion, art and architecture. Laurentian University School of Architecture faculty members Dr. Mark Baechler and Dr. Tammy Gaber wrote an article entitled “The Voice of Abraham’s House,” exploring the structures of soundscapes in local places of worship […]
Shakespeare’s Will captures the Imagination Anne Hathaway was married to William Shakespeare for over 30 years, yet they spent vast amounts of time apart as he became key to the London theatre scene. Why did they stay married? What was the bond between them? Acclaimed Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen imagines this rich landscape of […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016 Thorneloe Theatre Arts and Cambrian College’s Theatre Arts – Technical Production Program proudly present an evening of comedy with a double bill by one of America’s foremost comic playwrights, Christopher Durang. The farcical THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE plays out George’s descent into confusion and panic as he is catapulted […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016 Thorneloe University Chancellor (and Graduate) Elected Bishop of the Diocese of Algoma Thorneloe University is thrilled to announce that its Chancellor, Archdeacon Anne Germond, has been elected the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Algoma. Archdeacon Germond was elected on the sixth ballot at the Cathedral of St. Luke […]
Do you want to know what’s happening at Thorneloe University this year? Read on in our Annual Newsletter 2016.
Thorneloe University Honours Longtime Faculty Members, Local Community Activists, a Former President and Bishop, and Installs its New Chancellor at its Convocation Ceremony FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016 At its annual Convocation ceremony on October 6, Thorneloe University honoured two former faculty members, two local community activists, and a former President of the […]
Women’s History Week at Laurentian October 3-7, 2016 MONDAY | LUNDI Aven McMaster, “Giving Weapons to the Amazons: Ovid’s ‘Art of Love’ for Women” ANCS 4/3317, 10:00-11:30 in T250 Linda Ambrose, “Women’s History? Gender History? What’s the Difference?” HIST 4215 2:30 -5:30 in Science 2A – F335 KEYNOTE: Merna Forster, “Women on the Currency” 7pm […]
Sudbury Cinefest: Film producer reflects on his role Motion Picture Arts instructor Jason Jallet interviewed by The Sudbury Star.
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April 28, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Former Thorneloe University President to Head Wycliffe College Thorneloe University at Laurentian is pleased to congratulate Bishop Stephen Andrews on his appointment as Principal of Wycliffe College, a leading theological school in Toronto. After serving as Dean of the Diocese of […]
We have a selection of 100% cotton t-shirts in Thorneloe purple with white logo across the front and white crest on the left sleeve, for $15 each (tax included). Sizes S-M-L-XL-2XL. Come by the office to buy yours today!
Dear Friends, It is with excitement that I announce that OmiSoore Dryden, Lecturer in Women’s Studies at Thorneloe University, has today successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. OmiSoore’s thesis is entitled “Unrepresentable Blood: Canadian Blood Donation, ‘Gay Blood, and the Queerness of Blackness.’” Please join me […]
Dear Friends, Yesterday, I learned the sad news that the Rev. Dr. John Sandys-Wunsch died on Tuesday, September 29. John was Provost of Thorneloe University from 1982-1991. During that time, he was an honorary assistant at the Church of the Epiphany. He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Sacred Letters (D.S.Litt.) from Thorneloe University in […]
Thorneloe University at Laurentian will recognize the significant contributions of three individuals at its Convocation on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 pm in the Ernie Checkeris Theatre. University of Guelph professor Dionne Brand, a renowned poet and writer of both fiction and non-fiction, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate for […]
YOU’RE INVITED to a conversation about a new monastic initiative for women offered by the Sisters of St. John the Divine. Please come, and share this invitation with other students, staff and faculty. Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 3:30 PM Location: The Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark, Thorneloe University at Laurentian Presenters: Sr. Connie and Sr. […]
Zahra Golafshani, a student in the Motion Picture Arts program at Thorneloe University, won the open category Innovation Award at Cinefest for her short “Perceptions,” which MPArts Prof. Mathieu Seguin photographed. Ms. Golafshani took 2nd prize last year for her film “Bullet-Headed.” http://www.cinefest.com/blog/posts/congratulations-to-the-2015-ctv-best-in-shorts-winners
The members of the Motion Picture Arts faculty at Thorneloe University invite you to the feature film Perspective, which screens at Cinéfest Sudbury on Friday, September 25, 2015 at noon. Several Thorneloe University faculty members are involved with this feature film: Written and directed by … Benjamin Paquette Produced by … Jason Jallet Camera … Mathieu […]
Thorneloe University is currently developing its five-year Strategic Plan. Members of the public are invited to provide input by completing a brief survey at the following link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/thorneloestratplan. Thorneloe University has offered programming in the humanities for more than 50 years. As a founding member of the Laurentian University Federation, on the campus of Laurentian […]
Thorneloe University professor Ben Paquette’s film “Your Name Here” is making a splash in the news. Read more: Northern Life – Your Name Here CBC News – Acting Workshop Morphs Into Surprise Film Cinefest – Cinema Summit 2015 Schedule
Thorneloe University is pleased to present its annual newsletter for 2015. Thorneloe Newsletter 2015 (PDF)
LATEST CHAPTER OF LOCAL CINEMA EXPERIMENT PERSPECTIVE PREMIERES AT CINEFEST Shot and set in Northern Ontario and produced by a professional cast and crew also from the region, Perspective (2012-2020) is an ongoing cinema experiment from award-winning Canadian filmmaker and academic B. P. Paquette. Subtitled Variations on a Love Triangle in 9 Chapters, Perspective is challenging, […]
DRAG QUEENS ON TRIAL opens at the Ernie Checkeris Theatre at Thorneloe University on the Laurentian University campus on Friday, September 18 at 7:30 pm for two weekends. This is a co-production of Thorneloe Theatre Arts and Cambrian College Theatre Arts Techical Theatre Production Program. This first production of the Thorneloe/Cambrian 2015-2016 season is the […]
UNIQUE LOCAL FEATURE FILM YOUR NAME HERE PREMIERES AT CINEFEST SUDBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Shot and set in Northern Ontario and produced by a professional crew also from the region, Your Name Here (2015) is a feature-length docufiction featuring dozens of local amateur actors under the direction of award-winning Canadian filmmaker and academic B. P. Paquette. […]
Thorneloe Theatre Arts and Cambrian College Technical Theatre Production Program announce their 2015-2016 season – “Completely Canadian!!!” From dizzy drag queens to a murdering daughter, and including a newly created piece by Encore Theatre’s Jenny Hazelton, the season will thrill, fulfil and chill you while offering laughter and tears and plenty of passion. The season opens […]
“Reflecting”, the fourth chapter of Thorneloe University Motion Picture Arts professor Benjamin Paquette‘s experimental film Perspective: Variations on a Love Triangle in 9 Chapters, will be presented at Sudbury’s Cinefest this September. The film features Theatre Arts professor Patricia Tedford, Stephane Paquette, and Pandora Topp. Purchase tickets on the Cinefest website.
Theology student William Imona-Russel has recently published a book titled Divine Call through Author House. The book is available as an e-book or in soft-cover at http://bookstore.authorhouse.com/Products/SKU-000992422/Divine-Call.aspx
PRESS RELEASE AVEN MCMASTER JOINS WE THE HUMANITIES PLATFORM AS CURATOR May 25, 2015, Sudbury ON Aven McMaster, Assistant Professor at Thorneloe University at Laurentian, will be joining the international humanities Twitter account, We the Humanities, as next week’s guest curator. @wethehumanities is a rotation-curation account which offers a central platform for discussion and news […]
Thorneloe University will offer an on-campus course on the “New Hollywood” this spring. The course will run on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 PM to 9 PM, May 4 – June 11, 2015. To register, please sign up at https://webadvisor.laurentian.ca or visit http://laurentian.ca/registration. CINE 4106 EL 01 – Special Topics: New Hollywood New Hollywood, also termed […]
On Tuesday, April 21, 12 students and 3 faculty members of the Thorneloe University Theatre Arts Department at Laurentian will be flying to Taichung City, Taiwan, to collaborate with students at Providence University in producing and performing two plays, THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS adapted by Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carrière and THE AFFECTED YOUNG […]
Congrats to Thornelovian Tova Arbus for her role in Sault Theatre Workshop’s award-winning production of Snapshots. http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/22/sault-show-wins-three-awards
THORNELOE UNIVERSITY at Laurentian is pleased to share the news that Board member Alex Kurke has been appointed to the Superior Court judiciary in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Read more: http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=83215
Thorneloe University’s workshop production of The Maids by Jean Genet has been postponed to January 2015. The new performance dates are: January 23 & 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Ernie Checkeris Theatre at Thorneloe University Tickets are $5 (only at the door) The cast and crew hope to see you there!
Thorneloe University is delighted to congratulate Motion Picture Arts students Zahra Golafshani (writer/director) and Melanie Leduc (writer/producer) on being awarded the Runner-up Open category prize in the CTV Best in Shorts Competition for their film Bullet-Headed. The winner of this category was Thorneloe alumnus Callam Rodya for Beautiful Monster, which featured several other Thorneloe alumni. […]
Thorneloe Convocation 2014 The Thorneloe University Board of Governors cordially invites you to attend THE THIRTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION on Thursday, October 9, 2014 for the awarding of Diplomas and Degrees in Theology, for the awarding of Scholarships and Prizes for the awarding of the Thorneloe Mitre on David Gould for the conferring […]
Story on the Anglican Communion News Service: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2014/07/anglican-universities-convene-in-seoul.aspx
Sudbury, Ontario – Thorneloe University is pleased to announce that its President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC) at its Triennial Conference in Seoul, Korea this past July. Comprised of over 120 institutions on all continents, CUAC is […]
Thorneloe University faculty members Benjamin Paquette and Jason Jallet, who teach in the Motion Picture Arts program, are the Nortario Film Group producers of a new Canadian indie sci-fi movie being shot on location in Sudbury. The movie, titled ESC, is headlined by Molly Parker (House of Cards) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/house-cards-molly-parker-toplines-711819
The Rev. Gordon Maitland, National Chairman of the Prayer Book Society of Canada, will Celebrate and Preach at Thorneloe University’s weekly Eucharist service in the Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark, at 12:00 pm on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A set of new Prayer Books will be dedicated at this service. All are invited to […]
For immediate release: Thursday, February 6, 2014 Local city planner appointed Chair of Thorneloe University Board of Governors Sudbury, ON – Thorneloe University is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Baskcomb as Chair of its Board of Governors. A local city planner and Thorneloe graduate, Paul Baskcomb replaces Steve Moutsatsos whose term as Chair […]
Cabaret (1998 Version) Produced by : Thorneloe University Department of Theatre Arts and Cambrian College Technical Theatre Program Book by Joe Masteroff Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb Publicity contact: Please email email@example.com for further information. Join in on the excitement as our MC- the debauched everyman welcomes us into the world of the […]
Thorneloe University is pleased to present its annual newsletter for 2014. Thorneloe Newsletter 2014 (PDF)
Thorneloe University is pleased to present its annual newsletter for 2013. Thorneloe News 2013 (PDF)
For immediate release, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Thorneloe University re-appoints Robert Derrenbacker as President Sudbury (Ontario) – Thorneloe University’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, the President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Thorneloe University, has been re-appointed for a second five-year term. The Board of Governors unanimously approved the recommendation from […]
For Immediate Release Monday, March 11, 2013 News Release Thorneloe Play to Compete at Northern Ontario Competition Thorneloe University is pleased to announce that its highly successful winter mainstage production “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” will be competing at the upcoming QUONTA Festival in North Bay, Ontario. QUONTA is the Quebec Ontario Theatre Association […]
Thorneloe University’s School of Theology is pleased to offer a live, one-week intensive course in Timmins, ON in July 2013. The course is open to all students with an interest in learning more about the ancient books of Moses, either for university credit, or to audit. What: The Pentateuch – a study of the Books […]
Dear Colleagues, Women’s History Week will be celebrated at Laurentian from October 15-19, 2012. If you could plan to include something in your courses about women during that week, and if you would be willing to open your classroom up to the public for that occasion, we would like to hear about it. Please contact […]
Thorneloe Theatre and Cambrian College present another exciting season Cloud Nine By Caryl Churchill Directed by Ian Maclennan November 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (7:30 p.m.) Nov 11 (2:00 p.m.) The Last Days of Judas Iscariot By Stephen Adly Guirgis Directed by Patricia Tedford March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 p.m. March 3 […]
For Immediate Release Thursday, September 13, 2012 Unique Film Project From Thorneloe University To Be Screened at Cinefest Sudbury A preview clip is available at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151094583642561 A dramatic feature film written and directed by Thorneloe University professor Benjamin Paquette will premiere at Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival, SilverCity Cinemas, Friday, September 21, 2012 at 3:30 […]
Friday 30 March, 2012 – Room T250 9:00am-noon Women’s Studies students from all levels of study present and discuss papers, projects and other work on the subject of critical studies in gender. All are welcome! Please contact Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Department Chair to submit a paper or for more details firstname.lastname@example.org
Thorneloe University is pleased to present it’s annual newsletter for 2012. Thorneloe News 2012 (PDF)
Antoni Cimolino, a Sudburian and Thorneloe University Fellow, has been appointed the next artistic director of the Stratford Festival. Northern Life article Globe and Mail article Stratford Shakespeare Festival media release
Riparia Workshop (April 12-14, 2012) The international workshop Integrated Waterside (Riparia) Management: Knowledges and Practices will be held under the auspices of ICIRHS at Laurentian University and at Thorneloe University on April 12-14, 2012. This meeting of researchers from the Humanities and the Social Sciences presents an interdisciplinary reflection on social representations of integrated waterside […]
Good afternoon patrons and members of the media: We have made the decision today to delay the Jan. 13 opening of our debut mainstage, Down Dangerous Passes Road, due to the tragedies on Highways 69 and 17 this past Tuesday. The play contains subject matter that we believe could inflict further pain on a community […]
Thorneloe University is mourning the death of resident Hillary Afelskie, along with two other Laurentian students, as the result of a tragic accident on Hwy 17 on January 3rd, 2012. We are also praying for the recovery of Emily Olmstead, who was injured in the accident. Please see the article in The Sudbury Star: 3 […]
Dear Thorneloe Friends, It is with great sadness that I must announce the death this morning of Ulrich Sikora, sessional faculty member in Theatre Arts and Fine Arts. As you may know, Ulrich valiantly battled pancreatic cancer since his diagnosis over casino a year ago. Ulrich was well-loved by all his colleagues and students at […]
All are invited to join faculty, staff and students from the four partner institutions in the Laurentian University Federation to contemplate and celebrate the Humanities as a cornerstone of university education. Each institution will be sponsoring one session, with the schedule as follows: Session 1 – “Imagine: the Work of the Humanities and the University […]
Sudbury – Former Governor-General Adrienne Clarkson officially reopened the newly renovated and renamed Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark on the grounds of Thorneloe University in Greater Sudbury today. Dr. Adrienne Clarkson, honoris causaMadame Clarkson was the honoured guest at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the completion of $350,000 in renovations to this important community landmark. […]
Former Governor-General Adrienne Clarkson to address Thorneloe University Convocation and Officially Reopen Thorneloe University Chapel The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, Canada’s former Governor-General, will receive an honorary Doctorate of Canon Law and give the keynote address at the Thorneloe University convocation, Wednesday, October 12, 2011, beginning at 7:30 pm, in the Ernie Checkeris Theatre at Thorneloe University. […]
Thorneloe Fellow Roger Nash’s new book The Camera and the Cobra has been reviewed in The Globe & Mail. Read the Review here.
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada, will officially reopen the newly renovated St. Mark’s Chapel at Thorneloe University on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm. Madame Clarkson will be in Sudbury to receive an honorary doctorate and deliver an address at Thorneloe’s Convocation Ceremony at 7:30 pm the same day. […]
Thorneloe University is pleased to announce the following new additions to its faculty and staff: Mr. Bill Lane has been hired as a Lecturer in Theatre Arts. Mr. Lane will be replacing Dr. Ian Maclennan for one year while he is on sabbatical. Bill’s record of creation in Canadian theatre goes back to the early […]
Director Richard Rose has been awarded the $50,000 Walter Carsen Prize by the Canada Council for the Arts. Richard Rose received an honorary Doctorate of Sacred Letters (D. Litt.) at Thorneloe University’s 1998 Convocation in recognition of his influential work in Canadian Theatre. Richard Rose is currently the Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. […]
One of the most distinctive buildings on the Laurentian University campus is getting a makeover. Major renovations are being made to St. Mark’s Chapel at Thorneloe University, one of the federated partners of Laurentian University. The star-shaped Chapel, built into the side of a grassy slope on the grounds of Thorneloe, won a prestigious architectural […]
SUDBURY, ON — The Encore Theatre Company has reached an agreement with Thorneloe University to permanently house the company’s mainstage productions at Thorneloe’s Ernie Checkeris Theatre. The soon-to-be-renovated 157-seat theatre will house Encore’s three mainstage productions as well as special performances and offerings throughout the season. Encore’s Founder and Artistic Director Callam Rodya said he […]
EVENT: Thorneloe University 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration DATE: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 TIME: 2 pm PLACE: Tom Davies Square, Sudbury, Ontario Background: Thorneloe University, on the campus of Laurentian University, will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration in the foyer of Tom Davies Square on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 2 pm. A number of […]
Please see the attached “Letter from the Bishop” about Thorneloe’s 50th Anniversary, published in the March issue of the Algoma Anglican.
The Rev. Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, President of Thorneloe University, has contributed a series of three guest columns to Northern Life, Sudbury’s twice-weekly community newspaper. February 24th, 2011: ‘Embracing ‘vital need’ for arts, humanities’ http://northernlife.ca/news/columns/guests/Derrenbacker240211.aspx March 3rd, 2011: ‘Much to celebrate’ as Thorneloe marks 50th birthday’ http://www.northernlife.ca/news/columns/guests/Derrenbacker030311.aspx March 10th, 2011: ‘Thorneloe home to award-winning theatre’ http://www.northernlife.ca/news/columns/guests/Derrenbacker100311.aspx
For Immediate Release Public Service Announcement Thorneloe University’s School of Theology will offer four correspondence courses and two live courses in 2011. The correspondence courses will include Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the Post-Apostolic Church, Seeking the Historical Jesus, and Spirituality as Relationship. Courses run from May 2 to July 21, 2011 with […]
For Immediate Release Thursday, March 10, 2011 Thorneloe Theatre renamed in honour of Dr. Ernie Checkeris The theatre at Thorneloe University, on the Laurentian University campus in Sudbury, has been renamed in honour of Dr. Ernie Checkeris. A visual artist and educational leader, Dr. Checkeris is a founder of Thorneloe University, long-time Board Member and […]
For Immediate Release Friday, February 11, 2011 Public Service Announcement Thorneloe University, on the campus of Laurentian University, will host a special event on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 6 pm at the Thorneloe Theatre. The theatre will be renamed in honour of a prominent Sudbury citizen and artist who has dedicated a lifetime to […]
Michel Tremblay classic Les Belles Soeurs at Thorneloe For a certain generation of Canadians, licking books of savings stamps to win prizes does not seem that long ago. In Michel Tremblay’s exceedingly popular and most translated comedic work, Les Belles Soeurs, Germaine Lauzon, (played by Thorneloe’s Kelsey Rutledge) has won a million gold savings stamps […]