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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Profile: The story of a student entrepreneur

Megan Glenn is the founder of her own environmentally sustainable business and has volunteered almost 700 hours in her lifetime. She is participating in the Duke of Edinburgh Award which... more

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Reflections: Student Experience at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden

Nothing kicks off a 75-year celebration quite like hand-pulling weeds out from a protected wildlife environment, yet the 2016-2017 Summer Orientation Leaders showed us just how fun and rewarding it... more

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Is/ was first semester a little rough? CSAS is here to help!

The first semester of university can be hard. Frosh week starts and everyone is super excited and then all of a sudden you’ve caught the fall cold and you have four or five assignments due next... more

Monday, November 25, 2013

Five Best Experiences

1. Being part of the impact: Carleton Serves was the first ever event I participated in at Carleton. In first year, I went to Ottawa Neighbourhood Services and in second year I went to Carlingview... more

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Creating a Sugar Bush and a Better Community

My name is Vanessa Soaft, and I am a fourth year sociology major. This year I participated in Carleton Serves for the second year in a row – this time as a team leader. Carleton Serves is a... more

Monday, September 16, 2013

Student Philanthropy Council

As a veteran community volunteer and Carleton student, it is hard for me to put into words why I get involved and choose to serve to others.  After years of searching and thinking, the following... more

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Little Actions, Big Results

Volunteerism is an important part of the life of a university student.  As we all attempt to move our way through university, coping with tuition fees and the inherent costs of renting our first... more

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Making an Impact in Ottawa

Two years ago, I participated in Carleton Serves and had the opportunity to give back to the Ottawa community by planting trees along the Rideau River Nature Trail. This was the first of my many... more

Friday, October 5, 2012

Be Part of the Impact

During the summer leading into my first year at Carleton University I was excited to get involved with the Carleton community.  Carleton Serves was the first volunteer initiative that I signed up... more