Tag Archives: Août 2013

Welcome back!

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A new school year is just around the corner! The team at the Centre for Global and Community Engagement would like to welcome you back and pass along our wishes for a successful year. The month of September always brings … Continue reading

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The Abhilasha Project (TAP): How it all began…and where we’re headed

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It all began during Christmas break in 2006 when I travelled to India on a family vacation. During this trip, I first visited the Abhilasha School located in Rajnandgaon, a small rural town in central India. The school was founded … Continue reading

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An interview with Professor Nérée St-Amand on an innovative approach to teaching

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What are the advantages of including a Community Service Learning (CSL) component in university courses? We spoke with Nérée St-Amand, a professor at the University of Ottawa who has been involved with CSL since the program was first introduced at … Continue reading

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Results of the Community Service Learning Program for 2012-2013 Academic Year

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About 1,630 uOttawa students participated in the Community Service Learning (CSL) Program in 2012-2013. This is a drop from previous years, as indicated in Figure 1. The number of front-line staff has since been adjusted, and the Centre’s capacity is … Continue reading

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Alternative Student Break program – Having a global impact in Ecuador and Nicaragua!

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In May 2013, 22 uOttawa students from various faculties participated in the Centre’s second summer Alternative Student Breaks (ASB) program. Eleven students travelled to Quito, Ecuador as part of a project to increase food sustainability and promote nutritional education, while the … Continue reading

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How donated Aeroplan miles are allowing uOttawa students to volunteer abroad!

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Thanks to generous donations from friends of the University of Ottawa, we have successfully collected several Aeroplan miles through the Aeroplan Charitable Pooling Plan. This initiative will be used to provide airline tickets to travel to overseas volunteer projects.  CGCE … Continue reading

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Meet Lindsay Walthert: 2013 PFF Community Leadership Program Fellow!

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Congratulations to Lindsay Walthert, who was recently named a 2013 PFF Community Leadership Program Fellow. As an undergraduate student in international development and globalization with a minor in business administration, Lindsay will work in Tëta Piau, Bolivia, in collaboration with … Continue reading

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