Mawandoseg Centre to relocate to Scholarship Coordinator office

The Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) and the Mawandoseg Centre staff have decided to relocate the centre to the current Scholarship Co-ordinator office, located on the third floor of the University Centre. For Summer-Harmony Twenish, the Mawandoseg Centre co-ordinator, the relocation started off “a little rocky.” CUSA faced backlash after removing the centre’s office space and proposing that Twenish move to the administration-run Ojigkwanong Centre in Paterson Hall. While she is reasonably satisfied with the end result, Twenish said she wishes more people were aware of the needs of Indigenous students. “I think as Indigenous students on campus, we often have to not only play the role of a student, but also the role of an educator,” she said. “That […]

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CUSA introduces personal scholarship advice

Zuberi Attard, the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) scholarship co-ordinator, held a scholarship workshop for the Humanitarian Organization of Latin American Students (HOLAS) on Nov. 24. The workshop is part of an ongoing campaign to give students tips and tools to make their applications more effective, and to spread the word about “ScholarPro.” ScholarPro is a new scholarship aid service that CUSA has recently begun offering to students. “It’s extra money, it’s fast money, and it’s free money. You don’t have to pay any of this money back, which is amazing,” Attard said. According to him, scholarships also provide students with networking opportunities, and recognition that can be critical to success in a competitive job market. “I’ve seen students get jobs, […]

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