Leadership

Meet Our Champions: Dan Fortin

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The Champions series by Sarah Brown profiles those who are supporting social and economic good in society. This is Carleton’s founding premise and it’s being celebrated on the cusp of the university’s 75th anniversary in 2017. Learn more about Carleton’s most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign. Together, we’re #HereforGood.    Dan Fortin, BEng/78, LLD/09, stepped straight out of university and… Read more »

Meet Our Champions: Dr. Chris Carruthers

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The Champions series by Sarah Brown profiles those who are supporting social and economic good in society. This is Carleton’s founding premise and it’s being celebrated on the cusp of the university’s 75th anniversary in 2017. Learn more about Carleton’s most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign. Together, we’re Here for Good.    He’s the Chair of Carleton University’s… Read more »

Meet Our Champions: Linda Ann Daly

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The Champions series by Sarah Brown profiles those who are supporting social and economic good in society. This is Carleton’s founding premise and it’s being celebrated on the cusp of the university’s 75th anniversary in 2017. Learn more about Carleton’s most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign. Together, we’re Here for Good.    Linda Ann Daly, BA/71, has always… Read more »

Meet Our Champions: Nik Nanos

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“Being in the line of work I’m in, I have a significant amount of respect for journalists and good journalism.” The Champions series by Sarah Brown profiles those who are supporting social and economic good in society. This is Carleton’s founding premise and that spirit carries on and is being celebrated on the cusp of the… Read more »

The Champions: Meet Norah Vollmer

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  She arrived at Carleton University as a student in 1992 and has found it impossible to leave. Norah Vollmer, BAHons/96, does double-duty on campus, working as manager of faculty affairs in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) while completing her graduate diploma in public management through the School of Public Policy and… Read more »

Collaborate Launches On Campus

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We wholly believe that through higher education Carleton University contributes to the greater good. When we look back at our first 75 years, and forward to our next 75, we know that our philanthropic promise is to be Here for Good. Collaborate: The Carleton University Campaign is a campaign to raise $300 million for our… Read more »

Addressing the critical challenge of water and public health

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On March 22, 2016—this year’s World Water Day—the Jarislowsky Foundation announced that it chose Carleton University as the home for a $2M investment to establish a chair in Water and Global Health. With this support, Carleton researchers will be able to contribute significantly to combating the world’s serious environmental issues pertaining to water and public health…. Read more »

Serving others and society: a Carletonian characteristic

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To welcome the 2016 winter semester, Carleton University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte sent a message to students, faculty and staff, which included this sentiment: “Service to others and society is a Carletonian characteristic.” As the semester comes to a close, it is clear that this significant trait continues to define the Carleton… Read more »

Convocation 2016: “Don’t wait for the end of your career to give back”

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Success comes to those that work hard. Be a leader. Bring positive change to your industry and your community. These are just some of the lessons that were imparted to the over 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, who earned their Carleton degrees this June, as they left campus to leave their imprint on the world…. Read more »

Getting to Know our Donors: Erin Chezick

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French writer Marcel Proust became well known for a questionnaire that could reveal an individual’s true nature. The questions—a mix of serious and playful—were meant as a form of interview to unearth one’s personality. At Carleton, our donors come from all walks of life. They have varying passions, interests and aspirations. They resonate with certain… Read more »