Students’ tuition fees take a hit ( Talbert Johnson )
Louise Heelan, a graduate student at Carleton, is a researcher at CERN ( Photo: Adam Dietrich )
Carleton University’s ninth annual Arthur Kroeger Awards Gala will be especially remembered in Carleton’s history, as this year’s ceremony marks the first since Arthur Kroeger’s death.
The gala took place on May 7 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel.
The Ontario government’s announcement of $150 million in immediate, one-time support to Ontario universities and colleges is a much-appreciated effort given the current state of the economy, said Carleton University president Dr. Roseann Runte.
Member of provincial parliament Yasir Naqvi announced on May 14 that Carleton University would receive $2.8 million of the funding from the provincial government in what the government is calling part of its Reaching Higher Funding Plan.
Carleton University and Coventry Connections – the company that owns several Ottawa taxi services – have launched a SafeCab program, the department of university safety announced.
Instead of only one taxi stand outside of residence commons, cabs will now also wait in front of the University Centre. Around campus, there are 10 identified spots in well-lit areas where cabs will do pick-ups.
Though the number listed to call is for Blueline, Coventry also owns Capital Taxi and DJ’s.Read more