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Carleton Throwback 2013, the Return of Homecoming

Throwback 2013—the return of Carleton’s homecoming celebration—represents a chance for all members of our community to gather and celebrate what Carleton has accomplished. A diverse series of events will highlight specific achievements, profile key alumni and researchers, and provide a forum for members of the Carleton family to reconnect with one another.

A list of all of the Throwback events is available at: http://www.carleton.ca/throwback/

Some highlights include:

Science Alumni Panel with host John Mesman, President, Carleton Science Student Society and featuring Jason Flick, BSC/96, Co-Founder and CEO of YOUi Labs Inc., and Martin Pergler, BSCH/93, Senior Expert, Risk Practice, McKinsey & Company

When: Thursday, Sept. 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Atrium and Conference Rooms, River Building
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will attend.

Sal Alajek, Engineers Without Borders Canada
Sal Alajek, Global Engineering Team Lead for Engineers Without Borders Canada, will discuss global challenges through an engineering lens. Join students and recent alumni for this energizing discussion of change and innovation in the 21st century.

When: Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Residence Commons, Second Floor
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will attend.

Athletics Night: Food Drive
Teams rally and work to collect non-perishable food items in support of the Student Food Centre. The teams will stockpile stores over the course of the week and bring them to the drop-off and point-tally event.

When: Thursday, Sept.19, 2013 from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Athletics Ravens Nest and Norm Fenn Gym

“Sprott Topics” Breakfast featuring Professor Linda Duxbury
When: Friday, Sept. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Canadian War Museum, Barney Danson Theatre
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will attend.

Faculty of Science 50th Anniversary Discovery Lecture & Reception: Meet Physicist Lawrence Krauss
Featuring Lawrence Krauss, theoretical physicist and Carleton graduate.

When: Friday, Sept. 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Kailash Mital Theatre (Southam Hall)
Note: Limited seating. Advance registration will be required. Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will deliver opening remarks.

Alumni Throwback Pub
Join us at Ollie’s as alumni and students catch up. This event will feature live entertainment, door prizes and memorabilia displays. The event is free of charge, compliments of the Carleton University Alumni Association.

When: Friday, Sept. 20 at 8:00 p.m.
Where: University Centre, Oliver’s Pub and Patio

My job at Twitter: #TheBAatWork (Nancy Broden in Conversation with FASS Dean, John Osborne)
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Public Affairs invite their respective alumni, faculty, staff and students to celebrate the Power of the Arts Degree at this special evening presentation.

Featuring Carleton alumna Nancy Broden, BAHons/91 Art History, Design Lead on the Revenue Team at Twitter.

Drawing on her extensive professional experience, Broden will discuss the role that her Carleton BA has played in her outstanding career and how she has put her stamp on our ever-changing world.

“Curiosity and persistence got me pretty far, but I got much farther with the critical thinking skills I honed at Carleton.” Nancy Broden, BAHons/91 Art History.

This is a free event, sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Public Affairs. There will be complimentary food and beverages at the reception.

When: Friday, Sept. 20 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: River Building, Theatre
Note: Seating is limited so advanced registration is recommended. Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will deliver opening remarks.

Athletics Hall of Fame Reception
When: Saturday, Sept.21 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Yoga Room Athletics
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will provide remarks

Milestone Anniversary Celebration
During this special Milestone Anniversary Celebration, alumni will have the opportunity to be presented with a commemorative pin.

When: Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: River Building, River Building Atrium
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will deliver remarks and participate in the pinning ceremony.

Faculty of Engineering and Design’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Presentation
Save the date for a gala dinner to celebrate 50 years of the Faculty of Engineering and Design.

Pre-dinner receptions for the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Systems and Computer Engineering and the School of Information Technology offer a chance to network and learn more about current programs.

When: Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: River Building
To Register: http://forms.carleton.ca/advancement/engineering-design-50th-dinner/
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will speak as part of the formal program.

President’s Pancake Breakfast
Join us for a complimentary pancakes before the big homecoming game!

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: P5
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will be in attendance and help serve pancakes.

Carleton Ravens vs. York Lions
The homecoming game is finally here! Gates open at 12 p.m. Buy your tickets in advance at curavenstickets.com

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Keith Harris Stadium
Note: Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte will be in attendance.

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