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Vice President of Student Affairs Ivan Joseph reflects on the reputation of Laurier student-athletes as engaged citizens in this edition focused on the tremendous community engagement initiatives in the Laurier Athletics and Recreation Department.
Laurier's Sustainability Office looks to strengthen and bring awareness to new and existing initiatives that create a positive impact on the Laurier community. This edition of the newsletter highlights sustainability research and initiatives around the university and ways you can help the community reach its sustainability goals.
Kenneth Werbin, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, speaks on students in Laurier's newest User Experience program in Brantford who are making big impacts in community, industry, and government partnerships.
Dean of Education, Maria Cantalini-Williams, reflects on the great strides the Laurier Faculty of Education is making in our thriving communities to support professional educators, students, families, and schools.
With the first newsletter of 2022, our new Senior Advisor of Engineering Ernest Yanful greets us into the new year as we look into our current and future STEM-based initiatives.
While the holiday season brings joy and excitement for many, it can be a challenging time for others. If you are able, please consider making the holidays brighter by supporting one of the following organizations or your organization of choice during the holiday season.
With a strong foundation in community-based research to build upon, Laurier is well-positioned to establish a national reputation for leadership in social innovation and fulfill our social contract as a productive partner in our regions.
We now collectively sit at a moment in time when we are all called to task to reflect on what does reconciliation really mean? What is our role, whose duty and responsibility is this? Each must reflect on these questions, and folks trust me, there is no easy answer.
After more than a year away from Laurier’s campuses, it is nice to feel and see the energy and enthusiasm as many of our community return to our campuses. The vibrancy and personal connection to each other is something that many have been looking forward to.
As a multi-campus, multi-community university, Laurier has been working with the Town of Milton since 2008 to bring Laurier’s high-quality academic and student experience to this vibrant and fast-growing community, while continuing to ensure the success and vitality of all of Laurier’s campuses.
As Laurier plans for a transition to more in-person learning and working this fall, the chief human resources and equity officer, Pamela Cant, reflects on the past 14 months and looks ahead to what is next for Laurier.
Laurier welcomed a new vice-president, student affairs, Ivan Joseph, this fall and in his first newsletter he shares more about his journey with volunteering and the true meaning of volunteering in his life.
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics Dean, Micheál J. Kelly, looks forward to life after the pandemic and how the Lazaridis School plans to support economic recovery.
In this edition, hear from Barrington Walker, associate vice-president: equity, diversity and inclusion, and professor in the department of history.
In this edition, hear from Jonathan Newman, vice-president: research, as he shares how Laurier contributes to Thriving Communities through Laurier's comprehensive research program.
In this edition, hear from Jason Coolman, vice-president: advancement and external relations, as he reflects on philanthropy at Laurier and how he's been inspired throughout the pandemic.
In this edition, hear from Heidi Northwood, senior executive officer of the Brantford Campus, as she reflects on how we’ve grown with the community and how we’re continuing to grow.
Welcome to our inaugural newsletter. In this edition, you can read a message from President and Vice-Chancellor Deb MacLatchy, as we kick-off our school year and our newsletter.