Bank of North Dakota


Why am I writing about a bank in North Dakota, USA? Because this bank is a publicly owned bank which is the only established one in the US so far. This seemingly business related post is actually a post on civic engagement. How so? The Bank of North Dakota (BND) has a vision to “be helpful to and assist in the development of… financial institutions… within the State.”

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Count to 100: 100 Classrooms in Afghanistan


During the Taliban regime, by law, girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to go to school and it was punishable by death. Even though this law was lifted, there is very limited access to schools and a proper education.

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Fresh Food and Farmers Markets: A Local Alternative


Fresh berries, delicious jams and honeys, and a variety of vegetables; it’s that time of year again when farmers markets start cropping up all around the city.

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How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey


Learn about the Racing Readers program, and discover how you can "engage the world" as a volunteer.

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A Typical Day at Racing Readers


Learn what it is like to volunteer for Racing Readers.  Celina shares her typical day volunteering for the program.

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Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

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Learn about my experiences volunteering for SFU Relay for Life. As an organizing committee volunteer you develop leadership skills, plan and execute an event, and make a positive difference in the lives of people living with cancer. If you are seeking a leadership role, enjoy event planning, fundraising or promoting, then SFU Relay for Life may be the right fit for you! 

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Five Events to Attend While at SFU

Life Balance

Have you wondered what else you can get out of a university experience, besides an education? Do you want to get out there and have fun, meet new people and learn new things? These are 5 events you don't want to miss.

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#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

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Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

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Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Jack Zhou

Who are the Engagement Peers and what makes this SFU volunteer experience unique? Jack interviews Albert Fung, Volunteer Services Coordinator about his experiences with this peer group.

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Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor


Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

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