Monthly Archives: March 2016

Founding member of Médecins Sans Frontières Canada (and Trent Alumnus/Honourary Doctorate) James Orbinski Wins the Royal College’s Prestigious Humanitarian Award

OTTAWA, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - SOURCE Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada From characterizing the symptoms of HIV/AIDS in children, to enabling the delivery of affordable medicines, the humanitarian career of James Orbinski, OC, OOnt, MD, MCFP, has made the world a better place for millions of people. Due to the far-reaching…
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New Community Course – Path to Building a Successful Business – A Smash Hit

A ground-breaking course designed to help Peterborough area entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running is drawing rave reviews from its first cohort of 21 participants. The four week course, The Path to Building a Successful Business, was the brainchild of the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster’s program officer, Carey McMaster, who sensed a need among the…
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You Are Invited to the Last Lecture

When: Friday April 1, 2016 at 3:00pm Wenjack Theatre, Otonabee College Open to the Trent Community and Public, refreshments to follow the amazing talks! What is The Last Lecture? The Last Lecture offers graduating students an opportunity to come together and reflect upon their experiences at Trent University, bring closure to the time that they…
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Bachelor of Social Work Program Granted Pre-Accreditation Status

The new and popular B.S.W program at Trent University has just been granted a pre-accreditation status by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE). The program began in 2014 at campuses in both Peterborough and in Durham. This new pre-accreditation by the CASWE will see students not only graduate from an accredited social work program,…
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40th Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering

Mohawk Elder Tom Porter was one of the keynote speakers at the 40th Annual Elders Gathering that took place February 26 - 28, 2016 at Trent's Gzowski College. Dr. Porter is a member of the Bear Clan of the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne, and champion of the revitalization of Indigenous languages and traditions. This year’s…
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Trent Voices Episode 32: Yuwa Hedrick-Wong

Yuwa Hedrick-Wong is the Chief Economist and Chair of the Academic Advisory Council at MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth – a group that just might make you doubt what you think you know about multinational financial organizations. He’s also the Global Economic Advisor for MasterCard Worldwide. Prior to his global role, he was Economic Advisor…
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Alumni/Community Members Invited to Attend the 3 Minute Paper Competition

After spending the semester researching, writing and re-writing assignments and undergraduate theses, third and fourth year Trent University students will be challenged to present their original research in just three minutes during the second annual Three Minute Paper (3MP) competition taking place this Wednesday, March 9 at 2:00 p.m. in Nozhem Theatre, Enweying. And you are invited…
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ONLINE NOW: The Latest Edition of TRENT Magazine

The brand new TRENT Magazine is landing in mailboxes across Canada and around the world.  Please visit our magazine page here. This edition is being sent to each alumni address that we have on record. If you don’t receive yours this week, please email alumni@trentu.ca and we will update your address. Also, we plan on sending hard copies…
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Trent Voices, Episode 31: Andressa Lacerda

2015 Ph.D. grad Andressa Lacerda is in mid-career stride, despite being only 26. She’s a founding partner and the CFO in Noble Inc., a company that will manufacture and distribute filtration systems to remove nanosilvers from wastewater as well as introduce pharmaceuticals that will cure cancer and diseases that are caused by virus’. Her partner…
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