Home » Posts tagged 'Alumni'

Tag Archives: Alumni

Distinguished grad donates $1 million to Carleton

Wes Nicol, a distinguished Ottawa entrepreneur and Carleton graduate, has donated $1 million to establish the Nicol Challenge – a series of campus-wide initiatives designed to encourage the entire student body to develop entrepreneurial 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 

Vera Klein named Alumni Volunteer of the Year

Carleton graduate Vera Klein has been chosen as this year’s Alumni Volunteer of the Year. Klein was presented with the award at the alumni weekend gala dinner at the Chateau Laurier in May. The award is presented to an invaluable member of the Continue 

Alumna reaches out to business entrepreneurs

Carleton psychology alumna Coralie Lalonde is doing everything she can to pay forward what she herself has achieved as a successful business person. “I have been very lucky and very successful because of the support I got through my community Continue 

Meaningful dialogue taking place beyond the classroom: NSSE

Twenty-three of Prof. Matthew Bellamy’s fourth-year students recently accompanied him to a bar, sat quietly to observe and then became engaged in an animated discussion about the “then and now” — female servers, pitchers of beer Continue 

A lifetime of giving back to the community is honoured

Fifty-five years after receiving her journalism degree from Carleton College, Grete Hale receives an honourary degree for her life-long dedication to both the humanitarian and business worlds. “Life is full of chapters. And now, here I am Continue 

Carleton experience leads to NASA for PhD grad

He’s developed technologies to help cancer patients. He’s helped extend battery life. Now, he’s at NASA building livable structures for astronauts visiting the moon. Muhammad Arsalan’s accomplishments may be impressive but Continue 

Former Carleton president honoured

Veteran public servant and former Carleton president Richard Van Loon says receiving an honourary degree from the university is a “privilege.” Van Loon, who served as president for nine years between 1996 and 2005, has been awarded an Continue 

Grad chosen for special Olympic roles

It’s hard to keep up with Kluane Adamek — she’s always got something on the go. So it’s not surprising that the 23-year-old Canadian Studies graduate has been chosen as the Yukon’s Aboriginal Youth ambassador at the Continue 

New Vice-President

President Roseann O’Reilly Runte has announced the appointment of Dr. Kim Matheson as Vice-President (Research and International). The position was unanimously approved by the university’s Board of Governors following a search committee’s recommendation. Dr. Matheson, who Continue 

Designing the Olympic torch a chance of a lifetime

Tim Fagan was working at his dream job as a senior designer for Bombardier Aerospace when he was approached to design the 2010 Olympic torch for the Vancouver Games. “This was a once in a lifetime chance,” says the Carleton alumnus, who Continue 

Generous gifts to Carleton will benefit MacOdrum Library

Wingate Snaith and Bert and Mona Patterson will always be remembered for their lifetime of generosity to friends, children, and now to the Maxwell MacOdrum Library. The former skating champion and the couple, who were Carleton alumni, have left the Continue 

Carleton engineering grad gives first donation to Waterfront Project

Carleton is more than just a university to Dipak Roy. It’s the place where he met his wife, earned his PhD and laid the foundation for his engineering Continue 

Letter to the editor: Taking an ‘alternative spring break’

On behalf of the 29 students, staff and faculty who participated in Alternative Spring Break – Mexico, I would like to thank the Carleton University Continue 

What’s in a name?

“My father used to say: ‘You can lose everything in life, but no one can take away your education,’” recalls Kailash Mital, an Ottawa-based businessman. Mital took those words to heart and has spent much of his life looking for ways to support educational causes—including Carleton Continue 

Many degrees of history

1957 was a good year for Carleton College. That year the college received a provincial charter and became a fully-fledged university. And, in September of that same year, William Ormsby arrived on campus to become the first student to undertake graduate studies in history at Canada’s Continue 

Lieff bursary will help students focus on academics and community

Students who spend four, six or even eight years at Carleton have a lasting bond with their alma mater. This is where they spend a formative time of their 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 

Two generations of Carleton alumni contribute to historic book

Were it not for the openness and diversity of Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication, the story of a man who helped save hundreds of orphans from Continue 

Where are they now?

From January 24 – 30, a number of Carleton alumni and employees will be putting in many volunteer hours at the Rideau Curling Club in Ottawa, as the club hosts the 2005 Ontario Women’s Curling Championship (Scott Tournament of Hearts). “I’m always running into Carleton faces at the 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 

Alumni perks

Today’s graduates join the Carleton University Alumni Association, a thriving organization of 90,000 alumni living and working in Canada and around the world. Here are some of the great perks of membership: – continued access to your Connect email account—even after graduation; Continue 

Café is golden — again

The Carleton Café alumni Web site has earned another award for excellence — this time a gold medal in the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education’s prestigious Prix D’Excellence awards program. There were over two dozen entries in Continue 

Current issue Tag Archives: Alumni