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Life from a different perspective

Trevor Lewis, a coordinator in the career development and co-operative education office, will be spending his entire work day on April 1 in a wheelchair in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. For many years, Lewis has talked with prospective 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 

Food for Fines helps CUSA Food Centre

Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library held its first Food for Fines campaign and collected more than 60 boxes of food, which is the equivalent of $2,566.50 in library fines. Between March 19 and 15, the library waived $2.00 in fines for Continue 

Pearce’s receding hairline

On April 3, Professor Trevor Pearce (above) lost all of his hair and raised over $1,600–but all for a good cause, cancer research. Pearce’s seventeen year-old son was recently diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing treatment at the Continue 

Raise the roof, share a meal

Proceeds from Ottawa Toque Tuesday sales will be donated to Cornerstone/Le Pilier, a local agency that provides emergency shelter and housing for homeless women. Coordinated by Marcia Adams-Aston (far left), Carleton’s campaign raised Continue 

African book drive – 20,000 books strong!

On behalf of the East African Students Association of Carleton, a tremendous thankyou to everyone who hauled a heavy box of books around the campus in honour of the African Book Drive. The Carleton community donated 20,000 books, which will 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 

University Safety participates in two successful community fundraising projects

Staff members in the Department of University Safety participated in two successful community fundraising projects last fall. In October, a group of Continue 

Give today!

Co-chairs Andrew Christie (left) and Diana Mills kicked off the 2005 Class Act Campaign with a launch party at Rooster’s Coffee House on February 17, 2005. This award-winning program invites graduating students to establish a bursary in honour of their class year and leave a legacy at Continue 

Give today!

Co-chairs Andrew Christie (left) and Diana Mills kicked off the 2005 Class Act Campaign with a launch party at Rooster’s Coffee House on February 17, 2005. This award-winning program invites graduating students to establish a bursary in honour of their class year and leave a legacy at Continue 

Generosity breeds opportunity

Behind every success story is the support of people with big hearts, and much of the success of the Carleton Nunavut B.A. Project can be accredited to the Maurice Price Foundation. Since its launch in 2001 by Carleton’s Centre for Initiatives in Continue 

Spend a night in Paris

On February 5, spend “A Night in Paris” for $20, and support two local charities at the same time. “A Night in Paris” is the theme for this year’s annual Charity Ball, one the University’s most successful student-led fundraising campaigns. Each year, the organizing committee Continue 

Carleton alumni contribute to University’s transformation

On Saturday, October 16, more than 25 Carleton alumni volunteers from across the country (and beyond) gathered for the Alumni Annual General Meeting to plan for the future. Their basic question: how can the Carleton University Alumni Association Continue 

Renegades Day raises funds for student bursaries

The Ottawa Branch of the Carleton University Alumni Association kicked off its fall event schedule with a wildly successful third annual Carleton Day at the Renegades at Frank Clair Stadium on September 11. Nearly 500 students, alumni, and friends Continue 

Shinerama

Carleton Chancellor Marc Garneau kicked off this year’s Shinerama campaign in support of Cystic Fibrosis. Shinerama wrapped-up an action-packed orientation week for new students. From – Continue 

Carleton celebrates NSERC’s 25th anniversary

Carleton’s Chancellor, Dr. Marc Garneau, was the keynote speaker at the February 26 event that celebrated 25 years of NSERC funding at the University. He is joined here (left to right) by platform speakers Richard Van Loon, President of Carleton, Continue 

Campus News briefs

On January 31, Carleton students hosted the 17th annual Charity Ball at the Ottawa Congress Centre.This year’s theme was “an evening of stars,” and many attendees came dressed as their favourite Hollywood star. For the first time, the ball featured a live band “Me & Him.” Continue 

From Carleton to Kathmandu

Too few graduates, chasing too many jobs. It may not sound like a common scenario these days, but in Canadian social work, a critical lack of Ph.D. programs is starting to raise warning signs. If a proposal by Carleton’s School of Social Work to Continue 

Alumni get back while giving back

Everyone wins with one of Carleton University Alumni Association’s newest initiatives. Alumni get a break on the cost of tickets to special events, and a voluntary surcharge donation is quadrupled through matching funds from the association and Continue 

United Way campaign brings Carleton community together

Carleton held its official wrap-up of the United Way campaign on November 18, presenting the United Way’s Dennis Jackson with a cheque for $126,109.48. Although the celebration marked the formal conclusion of this year’s campaign, the amount of Continue 

On Our Way

We are nearing our target for another successful United Way Campaign on this campus but we still have a small way to go to meet our goal. As of November 20, we are at 91 percent of our $145,000 target. The University’s participation in the United Way is important to us both as an Continue 

A United Way campaign reaches for ambitious goals

It will be an exciting and challenging time from now through the end of October as Carleton’s United Way campaign aims for its 2003 target. These goals include a donation mark of $145,000 as well as a 50-percent participation rate from university Continue 

Student Charity Ball dances to new record

Future charities will continue to be beneficiaries for many years to come, thanks to the unprecedented success of this year’s Charity Ball. A record $27,000 was raised as a result of the sold-out student gala attended by some 1,700 patrons. Continue 

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