The Student Experience During COVID
The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted our routines and how we move through our day-to-day lives. Students have faced additional challenges during this time. Join us as we discuss how COVID-19 has affected different areas of student life and how we can best support them as we move forward.
Our panel will include representatives from Student Learning Services, Office of Student Success, Career Services, International Education, Wellness Services and SAMRU. See below for bios.
Registration will close one hour before the start of the panel. You will receive an email reminder one hour before the start time with a link to Google Meet where the event will take place.
This session will be recorded. All registrants will receive a link to the recording after the panel concludes.
Our panelists include:
- Telaina Sewers
(she/her) is a Health Promotion Specialist with Wellness Services. Her work involves health education and promotion aimed at supporting student well-being in a holistic way, from the individual level all the way up to the environmental level.
- Kaylene McTavish
Kaylene is a former SAMRU president, and current transition and first year experience expert with the Office of Student Success. She is presently enrolled at the Smith School of Business at Queens in a Masters of Management in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She has a passion for creating community and laughter.
- Camille Rhose Tabacla
Camille is the Vice President Student Affairs at the Students’ Association. Her role is to advocate on behalf of students on non-academic matters throughout the institution. Camille is entering her fourth year of the Policy Studies program at Mount Royal with a minor in Women’s Gender Studies.
- Ronak Davé
Ronak is the Co-operative Education Coordinator for the Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting program at Mount Royal University. For over 10 years, he has connected Accounting students to the world of work through professional development, career coaching and meaningful work experience terms in the accounting field.
- Kendall Bistretzan
Kendall is in her fourth year of journalism with a minor in creative writing. She currently works from home as a research assistant and freelance writer. This is her first year being a MAPS mentor (MAPS is one of the programs offered by Student Learning Services).
- Jessica Mossière
Jessica Mossière is the Outbound Exchange Coordinator and International Work Experience Coordinator in International Education. During her time in these roles, she has seen first hand the immense transformative value that studying/working abroad provides to MRU students.