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Maria’s Minute – October 2013

Welcome to the October edition of Carleton Now. This month there are stories about the Carleton’s Strategic Integrated Plan (SIP), the university’s new Aboriginal Centre, as well as a story about an exciting new Carleton-grown way to raise funds called Future Funder. There are many new pictures in the photo gallery, too. And be sure to check it out. Enjoy your read.

Carleton’s Strategic Integrated Plan outlines goals for next five years

Carleton University’s new five-year Strategic Integrated Plan (SIP) – Sustainable Communities – Global Prosperity – has been officially launched. “We’re in the implementation mode,” says Katherine Graham, senior advisor to the Provost, who oversaw the development process of the plan, along with the 15-member Strategic Integrated Planning Task Force. “Now we’re really in the process of moving the SIP into the Carleton planning cycle and thinking about how we are … Continue 

Science alum part of team that wins $1 million Hult Prize

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has awarded $1 million to Carleton alumnus Gabe Mott. The money will help him and his team give their new business a go. Mott’s team was awarded in New York City as part of the Hult Prize competition – the world’s largest student business competition that focuses on social good and is in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative. “It’s overwhelming and it’s really exciting … Continue 

Aboriginal counsellor supporting students through stresses of campus life

New to Carleton’s Health and Counselling Services this fall, Jackie Tenute is offering counselling to the Carleton community with a special emphasis on Continue 

Famous architect designs Aboriginal Centre opening this fall

As Carleton University’s Aboriginal student population has grown, so has the requirement for a space that is uniquely designed for its needs. And with the guidance and design work of award-winning architect Douglas Cardinal, most famous for his Continue 

Special Constable Program celebrates 20th anniversary

Twenty years ago, Rick Percival and Michael Warner became two of Carleton’s first special constables – and they are still dedicated to keeping the university campus safe. “This place is more than a job,” says Warner, who still serves on Continue 

Getting a head start on career planning

Kerry Eamer wants students to start thinking about planning their career before they graduate. “It’s never too early to start,” says Eamer, director of Co-op and Career Services at Carleton. “And, it’s a process.” Co-op and Career Continue 

Professor crowdfunding digital history fellowship

A digital history research fellowship financed by a web-based crowdfunding campaign? It’s hard to imagine a more appropriate venture for Shawn Graham, Carleton’s very own mad scientist of digital history. The history professor – Continue 

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