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Volume 3

Articles

GCC 2016

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the Graduating Class Challenge

Category: Engage

By UOIT Alumni

Be a part of the Graduating Class Challenge! Join us on Thursday, January 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Shagwell’s on the Ridge for the Student-Alumni Connect event. It’s your chance to share stories from life after UOIT with graduating students. This event is part of the Graduating Class Challenge (GCC) that kicks off Monday, January 25 and runs until Friday, January 29, 2016.


Entrepreneurial Corner

Entrepreneurial corner

Category: Engage

By UOIT Alumni

The Alumni Association Council is proud to present the Entrepreneurial Corner, a free listing to promote the services or businesses created by our graduates.



HOMECOMING 2015

Meeting in the middle; Faculty, alumni, students and community gather for the sixth annual Homecoming celebration

Category: Celebrate

By Bianca Canave

The cold and wind couldn’t stop over 200 alumni, students, faculty and community members from celebrating our sixth annual Homecoming on Saturday, October 3.


Matthew Fawcett

Welcome to our third issue of Connected!

Category: Connect

By UOIT Alumni

A big thank you to YOU for reading and making Connected more and more popular! We have received your feedback on the articles we have produced, and the whole council has been very busy creating and finding topics that make this issue one of our biggest and most diverse!



How to stay Connected infographic

How to stay Connected

Category: Connect

By UOIT Alumni

Whether you graduated this year or in 2007, the university wants to stay connected with you. Learn how you can keep in touch.


PanAm Volunteer Timothy Chen

Q and A with Pan Am Volunteer Timothy Chen

Category: Celebrate

By UOIT Alumni

UOIT grad Timothy Chen tells us what it was like to volunteer at the 2015 Toronto Pan American and Parapan American games.



alumni ambassador

Share your stories - become an alumni champion

Category: Engage

By UOIT Alumni

There are many ways for alumni to stay connected including signing up to be an Alumni Champion. In this volunteer role, you will represent the Alumni office at university events and third-party initiatives. As an alum, you have a lot to offer current and prospective students. When you share your time and talents, not only do you build closer ties with other alumni, faculty, and the UOIT community, but you also gain opportunities to network with people who share a common experience or interest.


stamp alumni mentorship

StAMP: alumni lead the way for current students and recent grads

Category: Engage

By Bianca Canave

After a successful pilot project, the Student-Alumni Mentorship Program (StAMP) officially launched in September. StAMP provides an opportunity for alumni to be either a mentee or a mentor, and to create a partnership focused on career path advice, guidance on program options and the general sharing of knowledge.



CARIE

UOIT gets CARIE-d away

Category: Connect

By Bianca Canave

This past July, university released their exciting plans for a new research centre. The new addition will be known as the Centre for Advanced Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE).


Johnson inc

We have you covered

Category: Connect

By UOIT Alumni

The Alumni Association has been hard at work negotiating a new affinity relationship. These relationships benefit alumni by providing them with access to discounted services while also supporting alumni programs through a percentage of revenues.



Welcome your new Alumni Association Council members

Category: Engage

By UOIT Alumni

October 3 was not only a day to celebrate Homecoming, but it was also a celebration to welcome two new members to the Alumni Association Council


We work for you!

Category: Connect

By AAC Council

Ever wonder what really goes on at Alumni Association Council meetings? Curious about the committees? We've got all of the details for you!



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