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Teaching builders to retrofit and respect age — Carleton to host first sustainability conference of its kind in eastern Ontario

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2010 Achievement awards

Congratulations to Carleton’s 2010 Achievement Award winners. A group of 21 members of the Carleton community received this prestigious award. Certificate in Teaching Assistant Skills Graduate University Teaching Continue 

New Ruth Bell scholarship to help female students at Carleton and UOttawa

Ruth Bell didn’t let years of rejection, sexism and financial issues stand in the way of earning her undergraduate and master’s degrees — and she Continue 

Person to person

This page celebrates new appointments, promotions and transfers that took place during the months of December and January at Carleton. Congratulations to all. Non Academic Appointments Alana Barnes has been appointed to the position of Academic Advisor in the Student Academic Success Centre. Continue 

Service anniversaries

These employees celebrated important anniversaries in January and February 2010. We encourage you to mark the occasion with a personal greeting or note to them. 35 years Karen Dupuis, Residences Deborah Nickless, Human Resources-General Office Carl Testa, Physical Plant Administration 20 Continue 

Accomplishments

Congratulations to The Sprott School of Business and its team of 38 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of International Business students who competed in JDC Central 2010 this past weekend. The team brought home an outstanding seven trophies, including a first place finish in Continue 

Retirements

Academic Retirees December 1, 2009 Linda Librande, School of Linguistics and Applied Language January 1, 2010 Rianne Mahon, Institute of Political Economy Patricia Evans, School of Social 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 

Carleton trio honoured with prestigious awards

Over the last few weeks Carleton faculty and staff were honoured with three prestigious awards — Congratulations! Carleton Engineering Prof. Moyra McDill won a 2009 Ontario Professional Engineers Award from the Ontario Society of Professional Continue 

New mentorship program for TAs

First-year master’s student J.P. Faubert, who is working in Carleton University’s geography department this year as a teaching assistant, likes the convenience of the new department-specific training offered to TAs. Faubert is one of Continue 

Carleton ‘anything but textbook’

From defending journalistic freedom in Rwanda to transforming an Ontario village, it’s clear that the Carleton experience is anything but textbook. And the word is spreading about the university’s new ad campaign by the same name. The 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 

ArtsOne two years in…

Navigating the first few days as a new Carleton University student can be as daunting as learning the tunnel route from the gym to the University Centre. While the stress of selecting courses, developing a conflict-free timetable and befriending the other 300 students in the lecture hall Continue 

Flexible distance teaching key to building stronger public service in Nunavut

The joint Carleton University-Government of Nunavut (GN) Certificate in Nunavut Public Service Studies, established in 2001, is already well respected by its Continue 

Teaching achievement

The Teaching Achievement Awards are intended to enhance the quality of instruction at Carleton. Selection is based on demonstrated excellence and the quality of the teaching development projects proposed. Steven Murphy Assistant Professor, Eric Sprott School of Business Since joining Continue 

Teaching the teachers

What profession expects its members to exhibit excellence without formal training? What profession evaluates its members on their primary skills only after they are fully engaged in practice, but does not assess or certify them prior to entering the workforce? While this may sound like a Continue 

The faces of Carleton

Carleton has many dedicated employees. In each issue of Carleton NOW, we introduce a person or team from the Carleton community in an effort to showcase the outstanding individuals that contribute to the University’s many accomplishments. Teaching and learning is at the heart of any Continue 

Carleton’s business school exported to China

Still an industrializing economy, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is looking to Carleton University to help modernize its business-management skills. An agreement to offer the University’s Master of Business Administration degree to Continue 

A Carleton success story celebrates milestone

Right from the start, Carleton’s Instructional Television (itv) was destined to become much more than a video archive for students who overslept lectures or lived off campus. Its value as a distance-learning tool was recognized immediately, and Continue 

Professional Achievement Awards (Lecturer)

Established in 1989, three Lecturer (Instructor) employees are selected based on their outstanding performance in meeting their responsibilities. Each award is valued at $1,500. Cheryl Stout Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Cheryl Continue 

Teaching Achievement Awards

Teaching Achievement Awards recognize the high quality of instruction at Carleton. Each Award is valued at $15,000. Victor Aitkin Department of Systems and Computer Engineering Victor Aitkin says he has always wanted to teach. Since his first Continue 

Lecture season was a busy one

Spring at Carleton always seems to be ushered in by a blizzard of lectures. This March was no different with several prominent Canadians delivering keynote presentations at various events on campus. On March 5, Retired Lt. General, and former Head Continue 

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