Wow! Over 80 registered, and 27 ideas for community engagement have been submitted – thank you!

The first phase of the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition is complete. Over 80 of you have registered, and we have received 27 idea submissions for community engagement and social impact! Thank you.

Over the next few days, all submissions will be evaluated and a shortlist of ideas will be identified. If your team submitted an idea, look for an email from the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition around mid-December.

Thank you to all registrants, and good look on your exams!

"The SFU Surrey - Central City Student Community Engagement Competition launch has sustained our mobile garden project through funding, publicity and community connections that allow us to create a network of Gro-Carts and urban food-growers in Surrey.” -Kate Elliott & Tammas Grogan, 2015 Community Engagement Competition Grand Award Winner

BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2016

Media Minds is an after school program for newcomer students in grades 6-9. By developing students’ interpersonal and communication skills through videography, Media Minds is able to ease the transition of newcomers into the community.

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BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2015

The Gro-Cart project seeks to empower members of the Surrey community by enabling them to grow food themselves. With the use of repaired grocery carts, mobile gardens will be created to be used and shared by those with limited garden space.

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BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2014

Surrey Collaborative Outreach and Research Experience (SCORE) aims to develop the human capital of the Central City community to enable local talent to take advantage of the opportunities being created by the revitalization of the City Centre.

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