Student Engagement Week

picture of Centennial College students sitting in the Progress Campus Courtyard

Engagement Week is coming!
February 24 through February 28, 2020

What is Student Engagement Week?

Student Engagement Week serves as a component of Centennial’s ongoing commitment to supporting student success, by encouraging and promoting continued engagement and self-development opportunities. Student Engagement Week offers students a chance to participate in a series of programs and initiatives that are recreational, social, and academic in nature.

What can we expect from Student Engagement Week?

Student Engagement Week will feature some great opportunities for students to continue developing skills, work toward their Distinction in Leadership, and interact with members of the community.

On-campus

  • Career Resilience Why having a resume is not enough?
    • February 26, 2pm-3pm
    • Webinar
    • Learn why career resilience is important in a changing world of work, the importance of taking responsibility of your own career management, and about everyday activities that help develop your resilience.
  • Equitable Leadership: Leadership for Social Change
    • February 27th 10:30am-11:40am
    • Webinar
    • Register: Email gcei@centennialcollege.ca with “Register for Equitable Leadership” in the subject line. Please include your first and last name in the email message.
    • Do you want to use your leadership skills to have a positive impact on the world? In this session, hear from changemakers who are passionate about social justice, equity and environmental sustainability on this 1 hour webinar, that can provide tangible advice, information and best practices for using your leadership skills for social good.
  • Speak Up Centennial (Thursday Toastmasters Club)
    • February 27th 7pm-8:30pm
    • L1-02
    • RSVP using the Experience Centennial App
  • Voice of Centennial (Friday Toastmasters Club)
    • February 27, 7pm - 8:30pm
    • L1-02
    • RSVP using the Experience Centennial App
  • WinterFest
    • February 28th 12pm-5pm
    • Lot 5
    • Join us for skating, horse-drawn carriage rides, food vendors and more! Experienced and non-experienced skaters are all welcome! There is something for everyone!
  • Study Zones
    • Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-7pm (Progress/Morningside until 10pm) and Friday 8:30am-4pm
    • Learning Centres and Libraries and Residence Common Area
    • Come study and have some healthy snacks to fuel your study session!

What's open?

  • Progress
    Tim Horton’s – Monday to Friday 8am-4pm
    Market Express – Monday to Friday 8am-1pm
    The Local – Monday to Friday 8am-8pm
    CLOSED: CCSAI Union Bar & Grill, Main Cafeteria, Tim Hortons Express (E-Block), Subway, Smoke’s Poutinerie, Epic Burger, Market Express and Second Cup
  • Morningside
    Tim Horton’s – Monday to Friday 8am-2pm
    CLOSED: All other Aramark outlets, including: Main Cafeteria, Tim Hortons Express
  • Ashtonbee
    Tim Horton’s – Monday to Friday 8am-3pm
    CLOSED: All other Aramark outlets, including: Main Cafeteria, Tim Hortons Express
  • Story Arts Centre
    CLOSED: Cafeteria Snacks and Beverages will be available at CafeGo kiosks
  • Downsview
    The Market – Monday to Friday 8am-1pm

Other resources:

Engagement Week Checklist

  • Review your semester so far and create an action plan for the remainder of the semester
  • Check centennialcollege.ca/engage to see what activities you can participate in
  • Dedicate one day to self-care; body and mind
  • Reconnect with family, friends and colleagues and strengthen relationships
  • Start or Finish your Leadership Passport

Questions?

Any questions about Student Engagement Week can be directed to Veronica Barahona, Coordinator, Orientation and Transition Programs at vbarahona@centennialcollege.ca or at x2681.