Social Good

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 »

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 »

Carleton’s Day for Good is November 29

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  Some days, you’ll agree, are better than others. Since 2013, the Carleton community of alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends have come together each year to celebrate #GivingTuesdayCA. Year after year, we have rallied in support of promising student projects and inspiring research initiatives. This year, we hope you will join us. On November… 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 »