Community Engaged Learning

Working for Change Conference 2021

Event Date: February 26th, 2021 Time: 10:00am

The 2021 Working for Change Virtual Conference is taking place Friday, February 26th 10AM – 2:30PM! Join us for an afternoon of networking, learning and dialogue with social justice advocates on what it takes to work for social justice in the non-profit sector. Pursuing opportunities in the social justice sector in our present moment is a daunting prospect. The…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Community Engaged Learning Students’ Symposium

Event Date: April 8th, 2019 Time: 10:00am

Connecting Classroom, Campus & Community. Please join us on April 8th for New College’s annual Connecting Classroom, Campus, and Community: Community-Engaged Learning Symposium.  Welcome to students, community partners, community members, instructors, professors, and all interested in community-engaged learning! We are planning an exciting day featuring New College student panel and poster presentations about what they have learned…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Working for Mental Health Forum 2019

Event Date: March 1st, 2019 Time: 2:00pm

  SEE FULL SCHEDULE HERE   WFMH Forum 2019 is here! Are you interested in careers that support Mental Health? Want to hear & learn from professionals in the field? Register to hear from our keynote speaker, take part in break-out sessions, and gain the opportunity to network with mental-health promoting organizations.  Friday March 1,…read more

Academic Programs

Application Deadline: School of Cities Student Fellowship Award

Event Date: December 5th, 2018 Time: 11:59pm

SofC Connects! A Call for Student Fellowship Applications We are thrilled to announce the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award to provide unique opportunities for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, mentorship, research, experiential and service-based learning to students at all three campuses and across divisional boundaries. What is the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award?…read more

Academic Programs

Working for Change: Exploring Meaningful Opportunities in the Social Justice Field

Event Date: October 26th, 2018 Time: 1:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of networking, learning and dialogue on what it takes to work for social justice in the non-profit sector.  We are delighted to begin with our keynote speaker,  Syrus Marcus Ware, activist and artist, at 1 PM in the William Doo Auditorium.  You can also expect panels in the following areas: Community health Migrants,…read more

African Studies

Common Ground: Conversations with Indigenous and Racialized Communities on Urban Agriculture in Toronto

Event Date: October 23rd, 2018 Time: 9:30am

Common Ground offers an opportunity to talk strategies for decolonizing and dismantling racism in urban agriculture (UA). We will look at specific opportunities for strengthening relationships between UA practitioners from Indigenous, racialized and white settler communities. This is a free event and food will be provided by Nish Dish. Speakers include Isaac Crosby (Evergreen Brickworks),…read more

Academic Programs

Congress of Black Writers and Artists: An Argument for Black Studies in Canada (Two-Day Symposium)

Event Date: October 19th, 2018 Time: 5:00pm

The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Congress of Black Writers and Artists in Montreal, Quebec. Created as a meeting place for Black intellectuals, activists and artists, the Congress offered an opportunity to engage in Black radical scholarship, to display Black creative production, for Black people to gather in communion and most importantly,…read more

Alumni & Friends

World Food Day Celebration

Event Date: October 18th, 2018 Time: 3:00pm

From grassroots-level food activism to the city level to exploring international food initiatives and beyond, learn how you can get involved to develop a more sustainable and just food system. International expert Dr. Filiberto Penados and students in the Belize Program on Food and Indigeneity will showcase exciting projects. We will be joined by representatives…read more

Academic Programs

NEW Pedagogy Lunch Series: Supporting Academic Integrity

Event Date: April 13th, 2018 Time: 12:00pm

The NEW Pedagogy Lunch Series provides an opportunity for instructors, TAs and other interested New College members to come together to network and reflect on our pedagogical practices. In this session on supporting academic integrity, led by James Corcoran, Research Officer at the International Foundation Program, we will critically reflect on pedagogical approaches for supporting…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Connecting Classroom, Campus and Community: Community Engaged Learning Students’ Symposium

Event Date: April 9th, 2018 Time: 10:00am

Please join us for the Community Engaged Learning Students’ Symposium. Here’s what you can expect: Keynote by Ciann Wilson ((Wilfrid Laurier University): “Who Benefits? The Implications of Our Work in Community as Agents of the Academic Industrial Complex” Lunch — conversation and networking among student presenters, community supervisors and those interested in learning more about the…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Working for Mental Health Forum

Event Date: March 9th, 2018 Time: 2:00pm

Interested in volunteering or finding a career in the field of mental health? Want to know how you might use your degree to find work in neuroscience or psych research, psychotherapy, advocacy and public awareness, and other professions related to mental health? Come to the Working for Mental Health Forum! Listen to keynote speakers and join…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Waste Imaginaries: An Interdisciplinary Narrative (panel discussion)

Event Date: February 1st, 2018 Time: 1:00pm

New One is proud to invite you to join our class for this exciting panel examining waste from a interdisciplinary perspective. The adage goes, “ one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” From coffee pods to disposable cups, from toxic e-waste pollution to explosive methane from decomposing food, our civilization (in the era of the…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Community Engaged Learning and Research Course (NEW495Y and NEW497Y) Information Session

Event Date: June 26th, 2017 Time: 5:00pm

NEW495Y (Community Engaged Learning) and NEW497Y (Community Engaged Research) offer 3rd /4th year students the opportunity to explore and ground their academic knowledge outside of the classroom and develop professional skills for the nonprofit sector. Along with placements in community organizations or social service agencies, weekly interdisciplinary seminars provide collective spaces in which to learn…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Community Engaged Learning Student Symposium: Connecting Classroom, Campus & Community

Event Date: April 10th, 2017 Time: 10:45am

Are you curious about Community Engaged Learning? Heard about courses with community-based or non-governmental organization placements and wonder what they are about? Welcome – students, community members, instructors, professors, and all interested in Community Engaged Learning! This exciting day features New College student panel and poster presentations. Students in NEW495, HMB473, HMB440, NEW232, and NEW498 will talk…read more

Community Engaged Learning

Community Engaged Learning Symposium: Connecting classroom, campus & community

Event Date: April 11th, 2016 Time: 10:30am

Welcome, students, community partners, instructors, professors, and all interested in the annual New College Community Engaged Learning Student Symposium! This exciting day features student panel presentations focused what they have learned in their community engaged placements throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Here is a chance to learn first-hand from students about the possibilities of community engaged…read more

Academic Programs

Disability Studies Speaker Series 2016

Event Date: March 31st, 2016 Time: 6:00pm

The Biopolitics of Disability: From Liberal Restraints to Neoliberal ‘Inclusionism’ with David T. Mitchell (English) & Sharon L. Snyder (Women’s Studies) George Washington University William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks Street (directions and map) Wheelchair accessible CART available For all accessibility related questions and requests, contact laura.thrasher@mail.utoronto.ca. About the speakers As a research team, David T.…read more

Academic Programs

Workshop: Applying for Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Event Date: January 22nd, 2016 Time: 2:10pm

If you are applying to graduate schools and meet the eligibility criteria, you should also consider applying for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. In this workshop, you will: Learn to describe your research interests effectively Discuss examples of successful applications Leave with some drafted text for your applications (for scholarships and for graduate school admission) For…read more

Academic Programs

Workshop: Admissions Letters and Personal Statements

Event Date: January 21st, 2016 Time: 4:10pm

Thinking of Applying to professional programs (Medicine, Law, Social Work) or graduate school? Learn how to present your strengths to advantage in admissions letters and personal statements. Facilitators: Deborah Knott, New College Writing Centre & Jonathan Turner, Career Centre