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Allies in Equity create awareness on Carleton University’s campus

Smita Bharadia wanted to create something that would have a lasting impact on Carleton’s campus. “When I started in Equity Services about six years ago, I Continue 

International students have support to help with transition to university

A new academic year means a new schedule, new classes and deadlines. International students usually add another layer to this: they may find the idea of living 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 

Carleton joins Project Hero to help families

Carleton University is establishing a scholarship to provide financial assistance to children of Canadian Forces personnel killed while serving in an active mission. “Carleton has historically provided access to post-secondary education to Continue 

Innovative programs and sense of community boost numbers

The word is spreading about Carleton’s innovative programs and sense of community. And registration is skyrocketing because of it. “Carleton is thriving with innovative academic and support programs, which have generated great Continue 

Career Development and Co-op launches awareness campaign

Carleton’s Career Development and Co-operative Education office is launching an awareness campaign this fall to highlight a suite of new and expanded initiatives for both students and potential employers. The Carleton Career Advantage Continue 

Co-ordinator of sexual assault services offers support and outreach

Carleton University has recently added a new position to the Department of Equity Services that will offer support and guidance for victims of sexual assault. Continue 

New recruitment officer reaching out to international graduate students

As Carleton welcomes hundreds of international undergrads to campus this fall, the university will also begin to focus more attention on the recruitment of Continue 

New beginnings: Introducing Carleton’s new chaplain

Over the summer, Rev. Wayne Menard has been taking a crash course about Carleton University. He officially began his new position as chaplain in early August, replacing Tom Sherwood, who served as the university’s chaplain for 10 years. With Continue 

Teachers college dream comes true for ESP student

Erin MacLachlan always dreamed of going to university. But when she realized that her strength was in teaching rather than engineering as she originally thought, it was too late to switch high school courses. As a result, her grade average was one Continue 

134th Convocation

A gathering of scholars – Carleton University will celebrate its 134th Convocation this month. The ceremonies will take place from June 9 to 12, and more than 2,600 graduands are expected to attend over the four days. “Convocation,” a Latin term meaning “assembly or Continue 

Summer orientation prepares new students for fall

This month, the first of an expected 4,000 new students will begin arriving on campus for summer orientation. The day-long sessions, comprised of presentations and campus tours, start June 20 and go until August 15. The idea is to inform students Continue 

Welcome. Booshoo. Welkom. Witamy. Osiyo.

Arabic or Swedish. Korean or Hebrew. Everyone’s welcome at Carleton. Equity Service’s multi-coloured posters, celebrating the university’s diversity and welcoming students and faculty in 64 languages, is a new fixture across Continue 

Meet the Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)

At first glance, they look like ordinary students with their books open, sitting around a table sharing stories and study notes. But at the squawk of the two-way radio, a pair of them grab large red backpacks and move quickly en route to an Continue 

Jones credits Enriched Support Program with his success

Ten years ago, Danardo Jones was playing “the game” – hanging out with gang members and dealing drugs on the streets of Toronto. He was 16 and living with his mother, brothers and sisters and attending a high school in Continue 

Pair named Co-op students of 2008

Hurricanes, earthquakes and landslides. It’s all in a day’s work for Helen Barrette. The second-year arts and public administration graduate student reaches across the world to offer aid to people picking up the pieces after natural Continue 

From theoretical study to working in the real world

After co-op student Fazlu Jafarulla completed his second year of aerospace engineering studies at Carleton, he struggled to find his first summer work placement. Hailing from an “arts” family, Jafarulla wasn’t even certain if Continue 

Carleton Complete overview

Carleton Complete highlights the complete university experience and promotes the completion of a university degree. It is a package of initiatives to ensure student success in academic pursuits and extra-curricular activities. New or enhanced Continue 

Carleton creates supportive “culture of success”

Carleton is taking university student support to a whole new level, according to Suzanne Blanchard, Associate Vice-President (Enrolment Management) and University Registrar. After years of planning a variety of support programs for its students, Continue 

Career Expo launches with an open house — Faculty and staff invited to attend

Students who are looking for information about their career options frequently turn to faculty and staff members for guidance. It’s a logical Continue 

Busy first term for Student Services

It was a busy fall term for the offices under the Office of the Associate Vice-President (Student Support Services) (OAVP SSS). As Suzanne Blanchard explains, a host of new and expanded programs were rolled out in order to continue to enhance the Continue 

Board of Governors office welcomes new leadership

The Office of the Board of Governors at Carleton University has welcomed in the new year with a change in leadership. Professor Logan Atkinson began his two-year appointment as the university secretary effective January 1, 2008. He will serve as a Continue 

New Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy now in place

Unanimously approved by the Board of Governors on January 29, the new Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy ensures transparency and consistency in expectations of conduct and promotes a safe living and learning environment for Carleton Continue 

From the perspective of finance and funding

There are many aspects of student financial aid that need to be addressed but one of the most glaring problems is the maximum value of student loans. The current student loan maximum for a student living away from home is $9,350/year. That value Continue 

It’s welcome back for new Dean of Student Affairs

Carleton University is welcoming back an alumna as the new Dean of Student Affairs. Ann Tierney, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Law from Carleton, will be taking over for Leonard Librande as of November 1, 2004. Tierney, Continue 

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