Student Spotlight

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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Personal Development

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 17258 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Student Athlete Spotlight: Kale Wild

Student Athlete Spotlight

In the first entry of our student athlete series, we interviewed Kale Wild, who is currently in his second year with the SFU Men's Hockey Team. He talks about the importance of balancing responsibilites.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 7712 reads | 0 comments
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An Interview with Lucia Vasani: AIESEC Student and BIG Fair Coordinator

Professional Associations and Clubs

AIESEC student, Lucia Vasani came to SFU to assist in planning the 2013 BIG Fair. She shares her reasons for joining AIESEC and why she thinks the annual fair is a great opportunity students should be taking advantage of.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 8111 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Student Success Story: Alissa Derrick

Student Spotlight

Alissa Derrick is from the Wet’suwet’en Nation located in Moircetown, British Columbia. She is currently in her last year here at SFU, working towards a double minor in Criminology and First Nation Studies.

By: Alissa Derrick 16983 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Student Lands Student Communicator of the Year Award

Co-operative Education

Communication major Alexandra Lowe has earned a Student Communicator of the Year  Excellence Award from the IABC for a digital rebrand initiative that she took on as a co-op student working for SFU’s Volunteer Services department.

By: Adam Brayford 10371 reads | 0 comments
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Silver Nanowires Lead to Publication for Co-op Students

Engineering

Two SFU Co-op students made breakthrough discoveries while experimenting with nanowires on their work terms, and their findings were published to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electron Device Letters. Read more about their discovery here.

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Kyle’s Experience in China: An Adventure of a Lifetime

International

Kyle went on the SFD program in Summer 2012 where he worked with an organization called the Chinese Ecosystem Research Network, in China though the International Co-op program. Read on to find out what he learned from a new cultural experience.

By: Jesse Choo 8035 reads | 0 comments
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OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Dennis Chen

OLC

Dennis is well-known for his insightful and valuable advice on career advancement, workplace success and university life on the OLC. Hear from him about how volunteering with the OLC and in the community has helped him with his career goals and development.

By: Dennis Chen 6736 reads | 0 comments
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OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Jason Yeh

Arts and Social Sciences

Feeling down and frustrated with something in your life? This is where Jason and his motivational blogs come in on the OLC, to help you get through your day. Meet Jason and hear what inspired him to write for the community.

By: jhyeh 5411 reads | 0 comments
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OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Natalie Pope

Communication, Art and Technology

Blogging about her co-op journey from her very first job interview and offer to her current work placement, Natalie has shared countless valuable insights and stories with the OLC about her job search and workplace success. Meet Natalie and read all about her volunteer experience and why she recommends working with the OLC.

By: npope 7429 reads | 0 comments
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