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PERFORM centre
2011

Opening of the PERFORM preventive health research centre, the Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber laboratory, and of the Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics.

JMSB Building
2006

Solar Buildings Research Network created.

Sustainability Assessment
2002

Sustainable Concordia project explores university's social, ecological, sconomic practices.

Women Hockey
1998

Concordia wins gold at inaugural Canadian Inter-University Women's Hockey Championship.

CARL
1994

Concordia implements CARL, its first automated registration telephone line.

Gender-neutral degree nomenclature
1992

Policy approved offering gender-neutral degree nomenclature.

Shuffle
1990

First Concordia Shuffle walkathon raises $19,444 for student scholarships and bursaries.

Guy Metro entrance
1988

Guy metro station renamed Guy-Concordia.

Administration Building
1986

First employment equity policy approved by Board of Governors.

Committee on the Status of Women
1984

Rector's Committee on the Status of Women established.

Institute for Cooperative Education
1981

First students enroll in the Institute for Co-Operative Education.

Concordia University Student Association
1979

Students vote to create Concordia University Student Association.

Concordia Shuttle
1976

Inter-campus shuttle service begins with a 13-passenger van making seven trips a day.

Library
2009

Launch of Spectrum repository provides open access to Concordia research.

Solar house
2005

Concordia engineering students unveil first solar house.

Art Matters
2000

Student-run Art Matters festival launches.

Dagobert Broh
1996

92-year-old Dagobert Broh successfully defends his PhD thesis in history.

Smoke-free environment
1993

Concordia declared a smoke-free environment.

Homecoming
1990

Inaugural Homecoming weekend kicks off annual traditions.

Recycling
1990

Concordia launches recycling program.

Red ribbon
1988

Concordia becomes Canada's fourth university to implement formal policy on HIV/AIDS.

John O'Brien
1986

Title of professor emeritus established. First awarded to Father John (Jack) E. O'Brien in 1987.

Concordia Alumni
1983

Concordia University Alumni Association created.

Students with disabilities
1980

Services for Disabled Students - now the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities - established.

Concordia colleges
1978

Centre for Mature Students, Liberal Arts College, Lonergan University College, and Simone de Beauvoir Institute established.

Continuing Education
1975

Centre for Continuing Education established.

Daniel Johnson
2008

Creation of Johnson Chair in Canadian Irish Studies.

Stingers Bee
2003

Concordia Stingers beat McGill Redmen at Shrine Bowl football for the first time.

People's Potato
1999

Students found People's Potato collectively run soup kitchen.

Le Frigo Vert
1995

Opening of Le Frigo Vert, a non-profit business making healthy food affordable.

CLUES
1992

Concordia Libraries launch CLUES, its online public access catalogue.

Work-study programme
1990

Quebec's first work-study program launches at Concordia, with 215 students hired in inaugural year.

Football stadium
1989

Football stadium officially opens on Loyola Campus.

Day of action
1987

1,000-member Concordia delegation protests government underfunding during Quebec City Day of Action.

Bridge-building contest
1985

First annual bridge-building contest organized.

MBA case competition
1982

First MBA case competition held in Canada at Concordia.

The Link
1980

The Link begins publication, replacing The Loyola News and The Georgian.

Faculty of Arts and Science
1977

Faculty of Arts and Science established.

Faculty of Fine Arts
1974

Faculty of Fine Arts established.

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