Student Engagement Week

picture of Centennial College students sitting in the Progress Campus Courtyard

Inquiring Minds

Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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The Inquiring Mind Post-secondary (TIM PS) is an education-based program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in an educational / student setting. TIM PS was adapted from existing evidence-based program The Working Mind from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

The program pilot was formally launched at the University of Calgary in January 2016 and in January 2017 at Mount Royal University. In late 2017, the pilot program expanded to include the University of Lethbridge, MacEwan University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dalhousie University, the Nova Scotia Community College and Dalhousie Medical School.

Goals:

  • Reduce stigma and negative attitudes towards those struggling with poor mental health
  • Help participants maintain mental health and improve resilience and coping strategies
  • Teach participants about the Mental Health Continuum Model foster a supportive campus community support others

I am a Changemaker: How to be a social innovator

Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Spring Room, Event Centre, Progress Campus
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Do you want to be a social innovator? Someone who is working towards change through a new invention, idea, different approach, a unique application of technology or a combination of these? This half-day seminar is designed for students how to want to learn about how to be a changemaker, including getting your project idea funded at the College and in the community, as well as steps to see your idea become a reality. Students that attend Campus Changemakers will be eligible to apply for microgrants available through the Centre for GCEI to fund a project idea. 

Make the Most of your Part-time, On-campus Job Experience

Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
Register on HireCentennial: Login with your myCentennial credentials and visit the Events Calendar.

Working part-time on campus? Join us to learn how to add your work experience to your resume, "elevator pitch," and more to help you land your next job.

Leadership Passport (Live and Webinar)

Date: July 2, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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Learn more about how your Leadership Passport, a co-credential tool that recognizes leadership development, helps you share your personal leadership story while continuing to broaden and deepen your understanding of leadership for an equitable society. You are automatically registered in your eCentennial course shell. Learn about the Leadership Journeys and how they are supported here at Centennial for certifications of completion. Should you complete all three Journeys and the additional reflection activity, you will be eligible for the Distinction in Leadership recognized on your academic transcript.

Service Learning

Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Off-campus
Limited Spots
Register by emailing gcei@centennialcollege.caRegistration deadline is June 13, 2019.

Volunteer with local organizations for Engagement Week to learn more about social justice issues impacting our world. Students must be available all week (July 2-5) between the hours of 9 AM and 4 PM. Lunch and tokens provided each day.

Impact Institute

Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Spring and Summer Rooms, Event Centre, Progress Campus
Register by emailing gcei@centennialcollege.ca

Impact Institute is a one day social justice conference for students. Social change begins with each and every one of us! Do you want to make a positive impact on your community? Join the Impact Institute to attend a day of learning and reflection to reflect on important social issues impacting our world today, led by a variety of facilitators. Registration is first come, first serve.

Leadership Passport (Live and Webinar)

Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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Learn more about how your Leadership Passport, a co-credential tool that recognizes leadership development, helps you share your personal leadership story while continuing to broaden and deepen your understanding of leadership for an equitable society. You are automatically registered in your eCentennial course shell. Learn about the Leadership Journeys and how they are supported here at Centennial for certifications of completion. Should you complete all 3 Journeys and the additional reflection activity, you will be eligible for the Distinction in Leadership recognized on your academic transcript.

Learn More About Housing Opportunities

Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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Have you started your search for where to live for the Fall 2019 semester? Having trouble finding a good place? Come out to this interactive seminar to explore housing options available to students at Centennial College.

How am I a Leader?

Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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This interactive workshop will explore how all students are able to be leaders.

Service Learning

Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Off-campus
Limited Spots
Register by emailing gcei@centennialcollege.caRegistration deadline is June 13, 2019.

Volunteer with local organizations for Engagement Week to learn more about social justice issues impacting our world. Students must be available all week (July 2-5) between the hours of 9 AM and 4 PM. Lunch and tokens provided each day.

Leadership Passport Working Session (Live and Online)

Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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An interactive experience guided by our Leadership Specialist designed to help you plan your growth in Leadership. Complete on the spot the Leadership Explorer Milestone 2 towards your Passport Completion.

Interviewing with Confidence Webinar

Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Register on HireCentennial: Login with your myCentennial credentials and visit the Events Calendar.

Nervous about your upcoming interview? Don't know what to expect at your next interview? Join us to learn how to prepare for the interview, and answer questions in a confident manner.

Live Panel Interview with Community Campaigners

Date: July 4, 2019 
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Online
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Interview with community leaders in local campaigns (local leadership with a global impact).

Equitable Leadership

Date: July 5, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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Equitable Leadership combines two important social justice and equity learning workshops.

Global Citizenship and Equity Seminar: This session supports students to consider issues of social justice, equity and environmental sustainability with examples of real-life situations. 

Managing Unconscious Bias: Every day we make countless assumptions about others without realizing it, which can negatively impact our interactions and decisions. A critical skill for today's global leaders, Unconscious Bias Management helps us to recognize our biases and learn how to counteract them in order to be a more effective leader. This session qualifies towards the Global Perspectives Digital Badge.

Positive Space

Date: July 5, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: L2-16, Progress Campus
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The Positive Space program helps learners create a campus and workplace culture that is more respectful, supportive and safe for people questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity; as well as for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, intersex and queer (LGBT2Q+) people and allies. Participants will learn about sexual and gender diversity and reflect on how to create an environment that is inclusive of LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Attendees with receive a statement of recognition for the completion of the workshop.