Monthly Archives: February 2013

A flying start to 2013!

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The year is off to a flying start at the centre.  In mid-January, we launched our first Make Your Miles Count! campaign to collect Aeroplan Miles for our students from university friends and alumni.   Thank you to all of our … Continue reading

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MATCH International’s Renewal Strategy – How two uOttawa students are lending a hand

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MATCH was formed in 1976 with the belief that women were instrumental to improving lives, moving out of poverty and challenging social, political and economic barriers. For over 30 years MATCH worked diligently to support and empower marginalized women in … Continue reading

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There is time for volunteering!

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The Centre features uOttawa students who give their time to make a difference in the lives of others, who are passionate and who are turning ideas into action. Priscilla Karnabi is a third-year student in the health sciences program, doing … Continue reading

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All that caring

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Jessica Silva is a fourth year health sciences student whose passions have driven her to reach out to the world and help people. She started volunteering at the age of 12, mainly with her church.  She recalls the gratifying feeling … Continue reading

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A young woman committed on many fronts

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The University of Ottawa’s Carrefour francophone is a unique place to promote French-language events on campus. It’s where civil law student Sofia Ifticène works.  The Carrefour was established two years ago to promote French on campus.  Francophone and francophile students … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Alex Trebek Innovation and Challenge Fund**

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We interviewed Anna Soper, the first student to receive an award from the Alex Trebek Innovation and Challenge Fund, established in October 2011.   We wanted to share her experience with others who may be considering applying for the centre’s community … Continue reading

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Make your miles count! — Aeroplan’s Charitable Pooling Program

On January 15, we launched our first campaign to collect Aeroplan Miles. Thanks to our donors, we have collected more than 275 900 Aeroplan Miles to date. Given this success, we’re going to hold a campaign again next year at … Continue reading

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