PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & CLUBS

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Traveling with SFU NATO Club Cofounder, Cornel Turdeanu

SFU NATO Club

Are you having a hard time deciding on whether or not to go on exchange or field school? Are you passionate about topics like national security, defense, and diplomacy? Find out what Cornel has to say about his experience with SFU NATO Club! 

By: Queenie Lei 4327 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Membership? 6 Reasons to Belong to a Professional Association like IABC

Professional Associations and Clubs

In such a fast-paced world of business, if you’re ambitious, it’s important to stay on your toes and be hungry for professional development. SFU alumna, and president of the IABC/BC, Jeanette LeBlanc, shares how. 

By: Jeanette LeBlanc 3737 reads | 0 comments
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How to Handle Change: An International Student’s Guide to Navigating SFU

Volunteer Services

While going to university in itself is a major change, moving across the globe to study poses indescribable challenges. In a new country whether you are here for a semester or for years to come, I look back on my own experience to offer some resources that will help you navigate your time at SFU. 

By: Yasmim 11645 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Student Learning Commons with the Learning & Writing Peers

Leadership

Ever needed help with writing a paper? The Student Learning Commons is the place to go. I’m a passionate Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like.

By: Howard Chai 6605 reads | 0 comments
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Anatomy Fashion Show Highlights the Intricacies of the Human Body

Career Exploration

After a successful event in 2016, the SFU chapter of the co-ed international medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, will be hosting a second annual Anatomy Fashion Show on March 4th, 2017. This event is being organized by passionate pre-medical students who wish to raise funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital by putting on a creative, entertaining, and interactive event. Monique, the chair of the organizing committee, shares more information about the event in this article. 

By: Amy Gill 7417 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education

Networking

The Peer Health Educators, also known as the Health Peers, are an amazing group of students who hold events and workshops to promote various health topics to their peers. I was able to interview a few of the Health Peers to discuss their involvement with the program. Whether you are interested in getting involved or want more information on the types of events held by the Health Peers, keep reading to find out more.

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 6555 reads | 0 comments
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Defogging the Future: 10 Anxiety-Lowering and Empowering Resources for the “Lost” Student

Life Balance

Almost all of us have experienced those all-encompassing feelings of fear, dread, and confusion that so often go hand-in-hand with moving through life and figuring out what it is you want to do. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent anxiety from taking control. Check out this list of on-campus and online resources to find something that works for you!

By: Teghan Mcdonald 15407 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Dance Marathon: Highlight of the Event This Year and What to Expect in 2017

SFU Dance Marathon

Another successful SFU Dance Marathon took place on February 20, 2016. Numerous executive members and volunteers put in countless amount of hours to not only make the event bigger and better than the preceding years, but to also help raise awareness of this fundraising initiative on campus in order to attract more attention and support from SFU students, staff, and faculty. The countless amount of efforts paid off as the club was able to raise just under $25, 000 for B.C. Children’s Hospital. 

By: Amy Gill 8900 reads | 0 comments
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Dancing for Those Who Cannot, For the Kids #FTK

Promotions

I'm sure that you've heard about the SFU Dance Marathon Club, but do you know what it's all about? You might be asking, “Is it another SFU dance team?”, “What is this club’s initiative?”, “How can I get involved?” This article answers those questions and highlights SFU's Dance Marathon’s history on campus.   

By: Amy Gill 8837 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Not What Your Communication Degree Can Do for You; It’s What You Can Do For Your Communication Degree

Co-op Reflections

For some employers today, a degree has become the minimum requirement for most entry-level jobs. Having spoke with this year's winner of the SCOY Award of Merit, Terence Chu, the solution to this conundrum, for me, became apparent.  

By: Chris McCluskie 13226 reads | 0 comments
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5 Career Lessons I Learned From Stepping Outside my Comfort Zone

Communique

Kelly shares how her experience with SFU YWIB helped her in her career.  Find out what 5 lessons she learned, and what lessons you should know!

By: Kelly Furey 7898 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

Professional Associations and Clubs

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! 

By: Manal Masud 13108 reads | 0 comments
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Five Events to Attend While at SFU

Professional Associations and Clubs

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.

By: Martha Espinoza 17679 reads | 0 comments
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On the Ground: Department Student Unions

Diversity & Inclusion

Wondering what a DSU is and what they do? Erika shares her story about her involvement in a DSU and how it has enriched her time at SFU.

By: Erika De Torres 24361 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

ENGAGE

I had the opportunity to speak to some of the CACUSS 2015 Conference organizers about the goals and meaning of the conference theme: “Whole Campus, Whole Student" as well as the benefits of volunteering your time and skills for this conference and beyond.

By: Elvira Chan 6587 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: SFU Passion Club

Professional Associations and Clubs

For this week’s Club of the Week Spotlight, Janelle interviews Niyanta, president of SFU Passion Club.  Learn more about the club which provides various self-development workshops for young women!

By: Janelle Santos 6278 reads | 0 comments
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5 Benefits of Joining an Executive Board

SFSS

There are many benefits to joining an Executive Board, here are five you might discover at SFU or beyond!

By: Micaela Evans 16981 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Student Spotlight

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 14780 reads | 0 comments
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International Justice Mission SFU hosts SFU Justice Week

Company/Organization Spotlight

Let's be the generation that ‪ends Modern-Day Slavery. International Justice Mission SFU will be hosting SFU's first-ever Justice Week from Feb. 23-27. This week will be packed with fun and free events. So grab your friends, get inspired and get involved!

By: Kaitlyn Yeung 9252 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Workshop

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

By: Kassandra Mihaly 12092 reads | 0 comments