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Winnipeg Community Engagement Initiatives Report Launch

Wed. Dec. 6 12:30 PM - Wed. Dec. 6 02:00 PM
Location: Room 2M70

UWinnipeg will launch a timely report entitled From Access to Engagement: Initiatives at The University of Winnipeg in Support of Educationally Marginalized Children and Youth, 1988-2017, on Wednesday, December 6, from 12:30–2:00 pm in Room 2M70. This report covers 15 of the University’s many initiatives over the years designed to welcome and engage educationally marginalized children and youth. There will be a brief project-talk by lead researcher Dr. Catherine Taylor (Rhetoric & Communications, Education), and an opportunity to talk to the researchers who will be on hand with a poster display of their projects.

Researchers and topics include:

Lee Anne Block (Education), Leaning into Discomfort: Understanding Marginalized Children and Youth Through Service Learning
Christopher Campbell (Education): Campus Climate for 2SLGBTQ* Students, Staff, and Faculty at UWinnipeg.
Jennifer Clary-Lemon (Rhetoric): Access and Excellence: The Writing Program Then and Now.
Paul DePasquale (English): Successes and Challenges of the University of Winnipeg Education Centre (WEC).
Linda DeRiviere (Political Science): Beyond Access to Inclusion: The Axworthy Years 2004-2014.
Nathan Hall (Kinesiology): Engaging Marginalized Members of the Community in the Axworthy Health & RecPlex; and The Awareness and Opinions of the University of Winnipeg Populace in Regard to the University Community Access and Engagement Initiatives.
Helen Lepp Friesen (Rhetoric): We Are All Relations: An Indigenous Course Requirement (ICR) as Part of a Good Way to Reconciliation.
Heather Milne (English): Campus Climate for 2SLGBTQ* Students, Staff, and Faculty at UWinnipeg.
Catherine Taylor (Rhetoric/Education, Associate Dean of Arts): Campus Climate for 2SLGBTQ* Students, Staff, and Faculty at UWinnipeg.
David Telles-Langdon (Kinesiology): Engaging Marginalized Members of the Community in the Axworthy Health & RecPlex.