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Media Minds: Partnerships in the Making
In 2013, SFU students from Enactus SFU began developing an after-school program for newcomer children and youth. That was the beginning of a now seven-year journey to co-create key community programming that has weathered many bumps and challenges. We gathered some of the people still involved with the Media Minds partnership to reflect on the nature of its strengths and resiliency, and to honour its ongoing commitment to community impact. learn more →
June 08, 2021
People of SFU: Meet Trisha Dulku, volunteer wrangler extraordinaire and coordinator of civic and community engagement
As a coordinator of civic and community engagement with SFU’s Office of Community Engagement, Trisha Dulku works with community partners and SFU students and alumni to bring together knowledge and resources for positive impact primarily in Surrey.
June 02, 2021
BYO, a winning project of the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition aims to help reduce waste by motivating individuals to bring their own mugs (BYO) when visiting their local café.
May 14, 2021
From helping Special Olympic athletes keep fit, to providing a safe and welcoming space for new refugee womxn, the winners of the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition are realizing their dreams of making a meaningful impact.
May 07, 2021
Meet Tara Flynn, her work has led to some really important outcomes on the ground, and it has helped deepen SFU's ability to work well in partnership.
April 29, 2021
SFU student creates youth-led overdose education and naloxone training during B.C.’s overdose crisis
NaloxHome is a youth-run team focusing on providing overdose education and naloxone training to secondary students in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, and Port Coquitlam). Goodison developed the concept for this project when she realized there wasn’t naloxone training available for youth in her community.
April 23, 2021
The transition from gasoline vehicles to electrical vehicles is a product of exciting technological developments and our society’s efforts to decrease our carbon footprint. However, we don’t yet understand how and why electric vehicles are better for our environment compared to their traditional counterparts.
March 03, 2021
For his quiet and consistent work to build deep and reciprocal relationships between SFU and partners in Vancouver’s urban core – this year’s winner of the 2020 Warren Gill Award for Community Impact is Am Johal.
February 22, 2021
In what may be a first in Canada, SFU has partnered with its student associations to address affordability holistically, working to mitigate non-tuition-related costs and make the university experience more affordable and accessible to all students.
February 10, 2021
When SFU Galleries’ three spaces closed in March 2020 in response to COVID–19, staff there reiterated a commitment to gathering artists and publics in ways that engage with social and political environments as historical inheritances, contemporary realities and speculative futures.