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Did hockey actually change our world?

Everyone remembers the moment Paul Henderson scored the Summit Series-winning goal over the U.S.S.R. in 1972. It was a pivotal moment in Canadian sports history. But could it also have affected the politics of our world? It might sound like a Continue 

Carleton’s best kept secret – community engagement

A special task force report shows that Carleton faculty, staff and students have strong ties to the Ottawa region in a variety of ways — both professionally and personally. The problem is — nobody really knows about it. Sure, within individual Continue 

Successful fourth year for President’s Golf Tournament

The fourth annual President’s Golf Tournament held in August raised a whopping $148,000, thanks to the generosity of event sponsors. Another $2,000 was collected to bring the grand total to $150,000. President Roseann O’Reilly Runte is Continue 

Hoo slam dunk for 2009 OUA Women of Influence award

It’s nothing for Julie Hoo to be up at dawn for practice, spend the afternoon on school work and then watch a lecture on a bus as she travels to a weekend game. It’s the 22-year-old’s ability to balance her time playing for the Continue 

Student designs new paralympic skis

In collaboration with the Canadian Paralympic Foundation, fourth-year industrial design student Brian Bazett (left) has developed a prototype of a roller sit ski. Bazett designed the ski to enable paralymic athletes to compete in a new sport Continue 

Canadian men’s basketball championship scores a successful move to Ottawa

Halifax was home to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national men’s basketball tournament for 24 years and some folks wondered if the games could Continue 

News in brief: Ravens fencing and sabre teams bring home silver and bronze

The Ravens men’s and women’s fencing teams brought home Ontario University Athletics (OUA) medals in February 2008. The Carleton University Ravens Continue 

Building a winning era in women’s basketball

With the new fall semester comes a new era for women’s basketball at Carleton University, as Taffe Charles, BA/94, takes on the role of head coach. Charles took over the job on May 14 and envisions a season of rebuilding the basketball program Continue 

Brenning appointed as new athletics director

Vice-President (Finance and Administration) Duncan Watt announced the appointment of Jennifer Brenning to the position of Director, Recreation and Athletics. Brenning has served as the Associate Director of Recreation and Athletics at Carleton Continue 

Reinstated sports teams face higher performance standards

On April 30, seven Carleton University sports teams had reason to celebrate: after a brief period of non-varsity status, the Department of Athletics and Recreation had reinstated their elite standing. Back to regular practice are men’s and Continue 

Paddles Up! Ready Ready!

Don’t look now but the Carleton University Intensive ESL (English as a Second Language) Dragons will be paddling in this year’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Race. Made up of students from Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Russia, the team is hoping to improve on its last Continue 

Summer camp listing

Virtual Ventures (VV) Virtual Ventures camps focus on technology, science and engineering and aim. Participants build and design websites, create computer animations, and perform science experiments and activities. Date: Week-long programs, July 3 to August 17 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Continue 

Summer camp listing

Virtual Ventures (VV) Virtual Ventures camps focus on technology, science and engineering and aim. Participants build and design websites, create computer animations, and perform science experiments and activities. Date: Week-long programs, July 3 to August 17 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Continue 

Three March Break camps keep kids moving

Carleton Athletics is offering three great camps during the March Break (March 12 to 16). Learn-to-Skate Camp This co-ed camp for children 5 to 7 years of age will teach the skating basics—balance, glide, forward, backwards, stops and starts—in Continue 

Nordic Ski teams win Ontario University Athletics medals

Gavin Hamilton (above) of Carleton’s Men’s Nordic Ski team won two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 2007 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championships, hosted recently by Carleton University at the Nakkertok Nordic Ski Club in the Continue 

Capital Hoops Classic draws record attendance

Drawing record crowds, the Capital Hoops Classic was held on January 23 at Scotiabank Place. The face-off between long-time rivals University of Ottawa Gee-Gees and Carleton Ravens, saw the Gee-Gees taking home the victory with a final score of Continue 

Carleton Where?

Fourth-year electrical engineering student Nilendran Ratnasabapathy has won the latest Carleton Where? photo contest for correctly identifying the mosaic tiles that adorn the outside walls of Room 360, Tory Building and were featured in the January issue of Carleton Now. Ratnasabapathy and Continue 

Varsity teams win big this fall

Individual achievements punctuated winning seasons for several of Carleton University’s varsity teams this fall. Twenty-three Ravens were named to Ontario University Athletics (OUA) all-star teams in five different sports. And two Carleton teams Continue 

An afternoon of family fun

On Saturday, December 9, approximately 250 staff, students, faculty, alumni, Board of Governor members and their families joined President Samy Mahmoud at the Carleton University Ice House to participate in the second annual Family Holiday Skate. Continue 

Athletics recognizes outstanding student-athletes

Drew Love, Director of Physical Recreation and Athletics announced this year’s major athletic award recipients at the annual Varsity Banquet held March 31. Osvaldo Jeanty, a third-year guard on the men’s varsity basketball team, and Mihaela Continue 

Third time at the top

They’ve done it again—and the whole city was talking about it. The Ravens men’s basketball team came home heroes from Halifax with a third national championship title under their belt. They’re used to winning, having won all but one regular and post season games in the past three Continue 

Carleton Nordic skiers “ring” in the New Year

The members of the Carleton University Ravens’ men’s Nordic ski team were recently presented with their 2004 Canadian University National Championship rings. The men have won three national titles in the past six years, under Head Coach Pavol Continue 

A new name for “the Nest”

On January 15, Carleton University hosted its final basketball game in the Raven’s Nest. The Ravens Nest has been home to varsity sports at Carleton for 41 years. The Raven’s Nest has been home to the men’s and women’s varsity basketball Continue 

Ravens score bid to host national championship

The Carleton Ravens have scored a major victory by netting the host duties for the 2008 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s soccer national championships. Forty soccer teams from universities across Canada will compete throughout the 2008 Continue 

Athletics news

Dasa Farthing-Carleton University’s 2004 OUA “Woman of Influence” Farthing, co-captain and guard of the Ravens women’s basketball team came to Carleton from her native Slovakia to earn a degree in Criminology/Law and continue her Basketball career. Farthing is entering her fourth Continue 

Perking up the hockey slump

Suffering from hockey withdrawal? Thanks to a new partnership with the Ottawa 67’s, Carleton’s Alumni Association can help get you out of the slump! Just $36 will get you a family pack of four tickets to see a 67’s game. Included in the $36, Continue 

Nordic ski teams on track

This year the Carleton Nordic Ski teams are sharing their expertise. Athletes will be running the new Carleton University XC Ski Development Centre here on campus. “Carleton athletics is trying to open the door for people who want to try the Continue 

Soccer gets the ball rolling on team renewal

The Carleton men’s and women’s soccer teams are diving into another season with full force. “We have five rookies starting, but overall (we have) improved with good front players who should cause other teams problems,” says men’s coach Continue 

A bright start to the year for athletics

For the upcoming 2004-2005 school year, Carleton University’s Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics has a few changes and improvements in store. Most notably, athletics will be initiating a women’s golf program at the competitive club Continue 

Carleton connections at the Summer Olympic Games

Keep an eye out for Carleton at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens this month. Carleton has a strong tradition of sending athletes to the Olympics. Here’s a list of Carleton athletes past and present who have participated at the games: 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 

Alumni Hall and Sports Centre to open this winter

Construction of the $12.8 million Alumni Hall and Sports Centre is currently under way. The facility, which was originally scheduled to open in September, has been postponed until this winter. However, construction is proceeding every week as the Continue 

Ravens men’s basketball team wins silver medal at Jones Cup

The Ravens men’s basketball team is fresh off the plane from Taiwan, with a silver medal at the 26th annual William Jones Cup in Taipei. Head coach Dave Continue 

Laura Branchaud retires as field hockey head coach

Laura Branchaud has retired as head coach of Carleton University’s women’s field hockey team. Branchaud has been affiliated with the Carleton University women’s field hockey program for four years, two as an assistant to Terry Wheatley-Magee Continue 

Winning teams bring enhanced reputation

Five years ago, the Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics conducted an extensive review of competitive sport at Carleton. Our goal was to provide as many opportunities as possible for students to participate in sport at many skill levels Continue 

Ravens men’s basketball team captures second straight CIS championship

They went the entire season undefeated, and were the reigning national champions – but the trophy still didn’t come that easy. The Ravens fought for the Continue 

#1 in men’s basketball and Nordic skiing

The Ravens men’s basketball team captured its second straight CIS championship in Halifax, March 18-22. In Charlo, New Brunswick the men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams won gold and silver respectively at the Canadian College and Continue 

Raven’s Nordic skiers #1

OUA champions Megan McTavish and David Zylberberg. From – 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 

Carleton’s Dave Smart gives 100 percent to get 100 wins

Dave Smart won his 100th game as coach of the Carleton University Ravens men’s basketball team, establishing a new Carleton record for the fastest assent to 100 wins. The February 3 win came with a 69-59 victory against the University of Ottawa. Continue 

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