Upcoming Alumni Events
Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!
Webinar: Career & Workplace Wellness | Oct. 10
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Discover how to create a positive, consistent state of career well-bring — the benefits of which can extend to your life outside the workplace.
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Dig In! | Oct. 11
Location: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters,
102 8 (Stephen) Ave. S.W. | 7 – 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $10, includes breakfast
From Science Fiction to Science Fact — Join your fellow UCalgary alumni for breakfast and an intimate and interactive discussion.
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Links and Drinks: Fears, Peers and Beers | Oct. 25
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $10, includes appetizers and one drink ticket
Conquer your networking fears (over beers)! Expect a night of laughter as an improv actors perform career coach Brian Palmer’s do’s and definitely-do-not’s for creating new career contacts and opportunities.
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UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.
Lessons From Tragedy: A 9/11 Survivor’s Message
Seventeen years ago today, alumna Christine Gillies was working on the 87th floor of the World Trade Center when her world sheared and collapsed around her. She and co-worker Yvette Lynch managed to escape and then, this past summer, decided to return to Ground Zero. Together.
UCalgary Driving Changes to New Economy
As Alberta looks to pivot from its history of relying primarily on the energy sector to developing a more diversified and sustainable economy, the University of Calgary is poised to be a consistent driver of innovation and collaboration.
Dear First-Year Me
If we could fill a stage with some wise UCalgary alumni, we wondered what they’d say to their younger selves. In this article alumni share words of wisdom on how to optimize their university experience.
Careers in Motion: Bobbi Paidel, BA’09
What makes someone with a dance degree, who then snags a lucky break that lands her in the fashion industry in Toronto and NYC, toss all that aside to launch a non-for-profit organization that helps children in India who are HIV-positive?