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Transforming architecture

Internationally renowned philanthropist, developer, architect and Carleton graduate, David J. Azrieli, M.Arch./97, is donating $5.5 million to the Carleton University School of Architecture. This gift, which will establish a permanent endowment in the newly named Azrieli School of Architecture, brings Azrieli’s lifetime philanthropic investment in Carleton to more than $8 million—the second-highest level of philanthropic support of any donor in the university’s history. “I am extremely proud of my Carleton … Continue 

‘Great grads’ speak coast to coast

There are many great graduates of Carleton University— authors, inventors, Olympic medalists, captains of industry, politicians, activists, and at least one reality television star. Starting this spring, many of these “great grads”—the Continue 

Par for the course

Corporate partners of Carleton University will once again tee off in support of student athletes at the second annual President’s Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, August 27. The tournament was initiated last year to raise funds for athletic scholarships. For a sponsorship fee of Continue 

See you at CU!

Hundreds of alumni will say “see you at CU!” to their friends this spring, as they make plans to attend the first annual Carleton University Alumni Reunion Weekend, May 4 to 6, 2007. This is the first of what is hoped will become a “proud annual tradition for Carleton,” explains Continue 

Donations more than $7.8 million in 2006

Carleton’s fundraising efforts enjoyed a banner year in 2006. The University’s donor community, including faculty and staff, gave more than $7.8 million to student aid and academic programs—a 20 per cent increase over the previous three-year Continue 

Brewing more gold

The excitement is positively percolating in the Carleton Café. The on-line community for Carleton alumni has just been awarded a gold medal for the 2004/2005 District II Accolades awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)—an organization for advancement Continue 

Back to school in unlikely places

A café at the top of the CN Tower, the lobby of a newspaper building in the prairies, and an historic west coast mansion all turned into Carleton classrooms for an evening this fall. The rooms hosted Carleton graduates and professors as part of Continue 

President of Alumni Association rewarded for dedication

In recognition of his giving spirit and dedication to Carleton, Gerard Buss, B.A./73, was named the Alumni Volunteer of the Year for 2004 – the first time this prestigious honour has been awarded. President Richard Van Loon presented the award to Continue 

Winner by design

On a shelf in his Manhattan studio, renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid (B.I.D./82) keeps models of some of his most innovative product designs. This fall, he’ll have another piece of hardware to add to the shelf—the 2004 A.D. Dunton Alumni Award, Carleton’s most prestigious Continue 

Ravens alumni tee-off in tribute to former coach

Amid sunny skies and team spirit, more than 140 former Carleton men’s basketball players and friends teed-off in memory of a beloved coach and teammate at the third annual Pat O’Brien Golf Classic on July 12. Hosted each year by the Carleton Continue 

Great saves for a great university

Now there’s even more reason to cheer for the Ottawa Senators as they shoot for the Stanley Cup. As part of the University’s awareness campaign, an innovative new partnership between the Sens, Carleton University, and Scotiabank is helping to Continue 

A ‘CASE’ for good advertising

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has awarded Carleton University Magazine a silver medal of excellence for its Carleton Café print advertising campaign. The ads showcase some of the great perks of membership available to Continue 

An ‘art-felt’ farewell

What’s the best way to pay tribute to someone who’s been involved in the art world for his entire career? With a piece of art, obviously. A special portrait of Michael Bell, who recently retired as Director of the Carleton University Art Continue 

Carleton presents The Honourable John Manley with its most prestigious award

Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Carleton graduate, and now award-winning alumnus. The Honourable John Manley (B.A./71), added another item to a long list of Continue 

Carleton debates its physical future

More than 100 students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Ottawa community attended a public forum September 15 on campus to share their dreams and concerns about the future of Carleton’s physical spaces. The forum is part of an ongoing Continue 

Getting the goods on giving

In the 2003 Maclean’s survey of Canadian universities, Carleton scored first in student aid out of 11 comprehensive universities. The ranking means the University has more scholarships and bursaries available per capita than any other Continue 

Getting the goods on giving

In the 2003 Maclean’s survey of Canadian universities, Carleton scored first in student aid out of 11 comprehensive universities. The ranking means the University has more scholarships and bursaries available per capita than any other Continue 

The alumni badge of honour

They walk on the stage as students, but walk off as Carleton University alumni. To mark this once-in-a-lifetime passage, graduates at this year’s Convocation ceremonies will receive a special lapel pin from the Carleton University Alumni Continue 

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