UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’poh’to'p, celebrates its forth year with a virtual celebration themed Imagining Renewal. The event includes the Honour Song by Elder Rod Hunter, remarks by President McCauley and the Transfer Ceremony led by Elder Reg Crowshoe, Dr. Dru Marshall and Dr. Teri Balser. Following the Transfer Ceremony there will be 4 stories: Ways of Knowing, Ways of Doing, Ways of Connecting and Ways of Being. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph will deliver the keynote followed by a Q & A that will

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Carnegie Foundation provides feedback to UCalgary during virtual campus visit

University’s mock application to the Carnegie Foundation receives insightful feedback to engage with the community

UCalgary named a top 5 research university for the first time

‘Tremendous growth’ result of dedication and excellence

Our journey to reconciliation continues with The Story of ii’ taa’poh’to’p

UCalgary launches new online HR course to build intercultural capacity on campus

Community Conversations event helps fuel national engagement framework

Canadian pilot of Carnegie Community Engagement Classification continues at UCalgary

Documentary film project highlights voices from communities too often overlooked

Art, film and storytelling combine to facilitate difficult conversations with newcomer families on resettlement and education

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Delegates rethink community engagement through an Indigenous lens

Last week, 60 delegates from institutions and organizations across the country, and representatives from the Carnegie Foundation in the U.S., came together for the mid-cycle convening of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification – Canadian Pilot Cohort at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.

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Imagining Renewal event Nov. 30 celebrates 4 years of ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy

When asked to reflect on the last year, which saw the rediscovery of mass graves of hundreds of Indigenous children who did not survive Canada’s former residential schools system, Chief Robert Joseph saw room for hope amid the tragedy.

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UCalgary selected for pilot project defining the future of community engagement in higher ed

Community engagement is embedded in the very fabric of what it means to be a member of the University of Calgary community, from partnering with United Way, to leading ground-breaking research in maternal and child health, or providing animal care at the Calgary Stampede. 

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What does reconciliation mean to you?

The “What does reconciliation mean to me?” project is a part of ii' taa'poh'to'p, the University of Calgary’s Indigenous Strategy. The project was created as an awareness-raising educational tool and to spark ongoing conversation on the topic of reconciliation.

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How to turn allyship into action: Listen, validate and include others

While Calgary Pride Week has wrapped up its celebrations for the year, the University of Calgary continues to make strides toward promoting equity across the community.

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UCalgary signs Scarborough Charter to address anti-Black racism and foster Black inclusion

On Nov. 18, 2021, UCalgary and more than 40 other post-secondary institutions across Canada took part in an historic virtual signing ceremony of  the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion. The charter is a call to action that emerged from the National Dialogue and Action for Inclusive Higher Education and Communities held in October 2020. Institutions are committing to meaningful concrete actions to create lasting change.

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