Big Ideas' Best Lecturer Competition 3 on TVO
Nomination deadline: October 2, 2007
TORONTO, Sept. 13 /CNW/ - Students and alumni from Ontario's colleges and
universities have just over two weeks left to nominate the professor they
believe rises above the rest for the Big Ideas Best Lecturer Competition
sponsored by TD Meloche Monnex and airing on TVO. Nominations are being
accepted at tvo.org now through October 2, 2007.
Students and alumni are invited to describe, in 150-250 words, what makes
their prof a great lecturer. For those who procrastinate, ruminate or
hesitate, there's still time to have their say.
Big Ideas is TVO's televised lecture series giving Ontarians a front-row
seat to cutting-edge thinkers and a window on a wide range of
thought-provoking topics. The Best Lecturer Competition, now in its third
year, plays an important role in raising awareness about the province's great
A panel of judges will choose 10 finalists from the nominee list to
deliver complete lectures on Big Ideas in March 2008. Viewers will have a
chance to grade each of the finalists and cast their vote for Ontario's next
Best Lecturer. The winner's institution receives a $10,000 TD Meloche Monnex
Last year's competition attracted over 250 nominations from students and
alumni across Ontario. For complete entry details, please visit tvo.org.
TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted
source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires and
stimulates curiosity. We are committed to supporting citizen engagement in
Ontario: by helping children be successful learners, partnering with parents
in their children's education and encouraging people of all ages to become
active participants in the important issues of our time.
About TD Meloche Monnex
TD Meloche Monnex is proud to be the presenting sponsor for the third
edition of TVO's Big Ideas Best Lecturer Competition. For over 55 years, TD
Meloche Monnex has been a dedicated supporter of Ontario university alumni,
providing high-quality home and auto insurance to its members.
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