On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 various group community engagement activities will occur on campus and around the city. These activities will highlight some form of collaboration between the University and a Montreal community organization. Students, staff, faculty and alumni are encouraged to participate in these activities, during which they will learn experientially about the societal issues and challenges facing communities in Montreal while doing something to address them.
On Friday, October 4th, 2013 more than 500 people participated in Community Engagement Day (CED) at McGill. For the second year, the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE) organized a full day of volunteer activities for students, faculty and staff. For this edition, 6 activities were held within the Quartier de l'innovation district spanning from Griffintown, Little-Burgundy, Saint-Henri to Pointe-St-Charles.
Innovation: A global renaissance!
McGill Innovation Week is a QI initiative launched in 2013 under the leadership of the McGill QI Team and VP Communications and External Relations at McGill University. The goals of McGill Innovation Week are to:
Community Engagement Day (CED) is an annual project at the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE) that aims to celebrate and recognize community engagement efforts connecting McGill to Montreal community groups and organizations.
Throughout the year, the Quartier de l'innovation and McGill University host, organize and participate in a number of exciting outreach activities that spread the word about this transformative, revitalizing urban initiative!