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Giving Back to the School that Shaped Her – Spring 2021

Carol Lutes Racine (B.J.,1962, B.A.,1964) says her Carleton years gave her a solid foundation for success.  “University is such an important part of your life…it shapes you forever”…

Creating a Sustainable Future for Tyendinaga Mohawk Nation Student’s Education – Spring 2021

Samantha Maracle (BSc/74) grew up on her family’s farm in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Nation.  Her father, Garnett Maracle, was a farmer who acquired several plots of land in Tyendinaga throughout her childhood…

From the Hamilton Spectator to Carleton’s School of Journalism: The Continued Legacy of Brian Nolan – Fall 2020

Holly recounted the enormous legacy that Brian left behind as a soldier, international reporter, producer, writer and Associate Professor of 18 years in Carleton’s School of Journalism…

Chloe Graf – A Continued Legacy – Fall 2020
Chloe Graf rarely let much stand in her way. “Determined’ was definitely a word that you would use for her,” recalls her mother, Pauline Graf, with a smile…

Carleton has a piece of my heart – Spring 2020
As a 34-year-old woman, a wife and a mother to three young children, Chelsea was struck with pride as she talked about another unique addition to her growing family – her ‘charity child’…

Exploring New Horizons – Spring 2020
Dolores Young (B.A.Soc/Anthro, 1982) and her husband Harold love to travel—they’ve been everywhere from South Africa and India to Antarctica and Russia—and Dolores credits her sociology and anthropology courses…

From Carleton to Paris: A Legacy of Compassion – Fall 2019
Eiffel Tower“He wrote me once a week from Paris about his personal travels.” Marilyn Dimeo recounted fond memories of her brother, Robert Ellsworth Barry, as the sun peered through the windows of her eclectic home in Stratford, Ontario…

A Generous Life – Fall 2019
Pat Whitehead on Graduation Day Whether she was creating hundreds of beautiful handmade decorations for charity Christmas tree raffles or designing marionettes for fundraising shows, Patricia Whitehead devoted much of her life to looking out for others…