News & Stories

Updates about the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition and stories from past and current participants.

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  • Reflections on a community health engagement program  October 11, 2017
    Iris Lesser won the Engagement Award during the 2015 SFU Student Community Engagement Competition for her Bhangra in the Park proposal, a project inspired by her doctoral work at SFU. We asked Iris to reflect on her experiences in the hope that her story might help any of you who are inspired to create meaningful social change. Here’s what she had to share... Read more…

  • Two new awards for engaging Burnaby!  October 05, 2017
    We realized last year that this kind of work needs support in all communities where SFU students live, study, work and play. So, our very own Rachel Nelson drafted an application to the SFU Community Engagement Initiative in an attempt to create new awards that would allow us to support more projects in more communities. We’re very happy she did... Read more…

  • Only one more night of Compose The Space!  September 26, 2017
    Compose The Space is an interactive musical installation that combines the idea of piano stairs with Rockband (but with your feet). Jump around and play “chopsticks”, or have a keyboard dance competition with someone you don’t know (...yet).  Read more…

  • Check out some of the amazing past projects supported by the SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition  
    SFU Students have been engaging the Surrey Centre community with creative and innovative ideas. Take a look at some of the award-winning projects that have taken place.  Read more…

  • 2016 Grand Award announced!  
    Enactus SFU’s Media Minds nets the 2016 SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition Grand-Award! Read more about this ambitious project designed to engage youth and support them in engaging their own communities through filmmaking.  Read more…