Welcome to the May edition of Carleton Now. This month’s story lineup includes a feature on Carleton’s connection to the National Capital Marathon, a profile on alum Global TV’s Carolyn MacKenzie and a story on the new Artist-in-Residence. There are new pictures in the photo gallery, too. Enjoy your read.
The Ottawa marathon is the biggest marathon in Canada, but when it began 39 years ago this month, it started small. Very small. And it looked nothing like the running “festival” it is today. In 1975, there were no bands, no pace bunnies or big name sponsors. Runners didn’t wear heart rate monitors or water belts. And back then, the race started – and finished – on the campus of … Continue
Organizers of the International Summit on Accessibility 2014 expecting issues around accessibility will move forward more quickly as experts in the field come from all over the world to share knowledge and innovation. The July 12-15 conference, Making it Happen: From Intention to Action, will highlight progress being made in creating accessible and inclusive communities as diverse leaders in accessibility congregate to discuss what has been achieved and what more … Continue
The Carleton community surpassed all expectations in rising to its “Our Giving Moment” with the 2013-‘14 Campus Community Campaign. “The campaign has definitely blown away all our expectations for the Carleton community,” says Sandra Continue
Students in Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will have the opportunity to work alongside some real star power when award-winning Continue
Does the chaos of daily life have you forgetting your garbage and recycling collection dates? One Carleton student might have a solution for you. Michael Continue