Social Good

Meet Lia Pizarro.

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Over the next year, we’ll be joined by Lia Pizarro, a 4th Year Journalism and Communications student whose real-world experiential learning opportunities shifted her career plans towards humanitarian causes – a focus she hadn’t considered before coming to Carleton. As she embarks on the final year of her undergraduate career, she joins us to share… Read more »

Donor Spotlight: Professor Donald Beecher

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Professor Donald Beecher discusses the delightful game of giving. Professor Donald Beecher (Department of English Language and Literature) works earnestly at managing the size of his incredible book collection. It’s a difficult task for the man who describes himself as “an inveterate book buyer.” Beecher admits to having added over a thousand books to his… Read more »

Lessons from a 6-Year-Old Guatemalan

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At Carleton, we believe experiences outside the classroom are vital to a student’s development and growth. We believe these experiences instill in students a sense of purpose and of global responsibility, both of which continue to shape their lives long after they graduate. Over the next six weeks, we’re featuring stories from students and recent… Read more »

Changing Lives in Honduras

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At Carleton, we believe experiences outside the classroom are vital to a student’s development and growth. We believe these experiences instill in students a sense of purpose and of global responsibility, both of which continue to shape their lives long after they graduate. Over the next six weeks, we’re featuring stories from students and recent… Read more »

Carleton’s Culture of Philanthropy in Full Bloom

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Becoming a Global Citizen in Finland

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At Carleton, we believe experiences outside the classroom are vital to a student’s development and growth. We believe these experiences instill in students a sense of purpose and of global responsibility, both of which continue to shape their lives long after they graduate. Over the next six weeks, we’re featuring stories from students and recent… Read more »

Storytelling in Ghana

By Leo Solano / Comments Off on Storytelling in Ghana

At Carleton, we believe experiences outside the classroom are vital to a student’s development and growth. We believe these experiences instill in students a sense of purpose and of global responsibility, both of which continue to shape their lives long after they graduate. Over the next six weeks, we’re featuring stories from students and recent… Read more »

Carleton Varsity Swim Team Makes a Splash!

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As the clock struck 12:01 AM on November 29, it was all hands on deck as donors from across the Carleton community showed up early and enthusiastically to support the Carleton University Varsity Swim Team. In just 24 hours, generous gifts on Giving Tuesday, combined with matching funds from Carleton University, allowed the team to more than double their initial goal of $15,000… Read more »

You + #GivingTuesdayCA = 393,867 reasons to be thankful

By Amy Ramnarine / Comments Off on You + #GivingTuesdayCA = 393,867 reasons to be thankful

  On November 29, Carleton’s Day for Good lived up to its name. Together, we gave through Carleton to causes that matter. From Saskatchewan to Seoul, Florida to France, the Northwest Territories to here on campus, you – our alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends – joined together to help make higher education a… Read more »

Celebrating Mitchell Brown

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  Mitchell Brown is lovingly remembered in many ways. Fun-loving and often seen with a smile, he had a knack for making genuine connections with people. Hard-working and ambitious, he was also a recent Carleton graduate (BComm/14) and a promising Senior Accountant at Deloitte Canada. A loyal friend and caring young man, his love for… Read more »