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The Dos and Don’ts to Becoming an Excellent Mentor

By: Paula Sillers   What makes a Good Mentor, you ask?  To me, a suitable mentor is someone who sees potential, encourages success and is able to support and guide others. My previous experience as a mentor has taught me that a good mentor doesn’t seek acceptance or friendship from their mentee, but instead looks… Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts to Becoming an Excellent Mentor

An Evening with “GirlBoss” Sophia Amoruso

On November 14th , I and a number of women across Ottawa were afforded the opportunity to listen to “GirlBoss” Sophia Amoruso speak at Algonquin College! Sophia Amoruso is an entrepreneur, the founder of Nasty Gal, and best-selling author of #GirlBoss, and most recently founded Girl Boss media. She is the ultimate boss and such… Continue reading An Evening with “GirlBoss” Sophia Amoruso

Catch Up With CUSS: Mentorship Social is a Success!

By: Sable Frey Carleton’s Communication Undergraduate Student Society kicked off their mentorship program on Thursday October 12 with a mentorship social at Rooster’s! Doors opened at 8:30pm and CUSS executives welcomed over sixty mentors and mentees to the social! Mentorship participants were filled with excitement, surprise, and even a bit of nervous energy when they… Continue reading Catch Up With CUSS: Mentorship Social is a Success!

Meet Our First Year Reps

By: Maia Vautour The Communications Undergraduate Student Society is proud to announce that we have selected our First Year Representatives. Our First Year Representatives are very eager to begin their positions. We are very excited to introduce them!  The Communications Undergraduate Student Society is proud to announce that we have selected our First Year Representatives.… Continue reading Meet Our First Year Reps

5 Things You Missed if You Didn’t Go to the First CUSS General Meeting

By: Margaret Johnston The Communication Undergraduate Student Society had their first general meeting of the year on September 21st, and it was a great one! Gathered in the Canal Building for our inaugural meeting, CUSS executives took the stage (accompanied by a snazzy PowerPoint, courtesy of president Megan Damini) to give the lowdown on the… Continue reading 5 Things You Missed if You Didn’t Go to the First CUSS General Meeting

5 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For the Mentorship Program

By: Abigail Yeboah I remember being in my first year wishing I had someone to help and guide me through this new world that we call University. I remember being in my first year wishing I had someone to help and guide me through this new world that we call University. I had trouble adjusting… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For the Mentorship Program