Projects & Initiatives

External Relations leads and determines strategy for external and internal U of A initiatives, including:

Community Connections Awards

Community Connections Awards

Three awards are presented annually to individuals and groups who support, study and work at the U of A and have embodied the promise to "uplift the whole people" those who support, study and work at the University of Alberta.

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Green & Gold Day

Green & Gold Day

Green and Gold Day is the U of A's premier school spirit event, celebrating the people who make the U of A the vibrant, involved and innovative community that it is—students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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United Way

United Way Campaign

Many of the 50 member organizations partnered with the United Way also partner with the U of A. Most importantly, they help people on our campuses directly through the services they provide.

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Community Connections Awards

Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau connects the thought leaders among our scholars and researchers with community members who want to learn about research and initiatives, and their impact and relevance to everyday life.

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Green & Gold Day

Corporate Challenge

Open to all University of Alberta employees, Corporate Challenge is a two-week sport and recreation event focused on participation, sportsmanship, team building and fun.

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