Monthly Archives: December 2012

We can do it!

A few key milestones were achieved over the last few months.   Our biggest accomplishment is the transition to a new portal, the Community Engagement Navigator in September 2012 to post and match students to volunteer opportunities.  Our thanks to our … Continue reading

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Nicaragua – Alternative Summer Break

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In August 2012, 14 uOttawa students had the chance to participate in the Centre’s first summer Alternative Student Break (ASB) Program. As part of a project for Nicaraguan children and youth, the students travelled to the Central American country to … Continue reading

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Providing community engagement and service learning opportunities for uOttawa students

The Centre is pleased to have been able to offer an array of extracurricular volunteer (EV) opportunities to students during the Fall 2012 session. The Centre was also able to provide volunteering opportunities through its Community Service Learning (CSL) program … Continue reading

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International Service Learning mission in Taiwan

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For the first time, the University of Ottawa had the honour of being invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to send a delegation of six uOttawa students with six counterparts from Carleton University … Continue reading

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The Centre for Global and Community Engagement (CGCE) organizes post-mission debriefing session

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The Centre for Global and Community Engagement held its first-ever post-mission debriefing session on Saturday September 15, 2012. The objective of the session was to provide a safe and non-judgemental environment for students who had participated in CGCE-administered international initiatives … Continue reading

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uOttawa students and alumni working together for the Centre for Global and Community Engagement

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The second meeting of the Centre for Global and Community Engagement’s International Advisory Board, led by chair Alex Trebek (BPhil ’61) and uOttawa president Allan Rock, was held on September 25, 2012. Other board members present were Melissa Sonberg (MHA ’84), senior vice-president, Global … Continue reading

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