Events | Urban and Community Studies Institute | UNB

Community engagement

The institute engages in public outreach activities including:

  • conferences
  • workshops
  • seminars
  • research presentations
  • panel discussions
  • book readings
  • other events which allow free exchange of information and effective dissemination of research results within and beyond the university

Contact us at urban@unb.ca to learn more and get involved.

Past events

Summer: UCSI Student Intern working with Saint John Land Bank and SJ Non-Profit Housing

  • Student: Sam Moir, Renaissance College UNB

May 10: Hope Restored Symposium

  • 12 - 2 p.m. - UNB Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton St
  • Facilitated by Dr. Mathieu Wade, Université de Moncton
  • Co-sponsored by UNB Urban and Community Studies Institute; Ampersand Collaborations Perluète; and Dialogue NB

April 30: “Facilitating settlement in New Brunswick”

  • 3 p.m. - Beaverbrook House 127 Carleton St.
  • Speaker: Mikael Hellstrom - UNB Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellow

Spring

Participation Advisory Board of the City of Saint John’s Succeed and Stay Program

March 21: UNIV 1005 Gallery Walk/Poster Session

  • 5-6 p.m. - Upper Gallery – Hans W. Klohn Commons
  • Posters prepared by students of the UNIV 1005 Service Learning and Mentoring class

January – April: UNIV 1005 Service Learning and Mentoring

  • Thursdays 4:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Professor: Joanna Everitt
  • Experiential learning course taught in co-operation with the Promise Partnership
  • And Hazen White/St. Francis school and local high schools

Nov 14: UNB Research Connector for Not-for-Profits

  • Social Enterprise Hub – 139 Prince Edward St.

Sept 28: NBSPRN/UCSI Community Needs Meeting

  • 2 p.m. – Beaverbrook House 127 Carleton St.

Sept 12: Saint John Lancaster All Candidates Forum

  • 6 – 8 p.m. Seaside Park Elementary School
  • Moderator: Joanna Everitt, UNB
  • Co-sponsored by UNB Urban and Community Studies Institute, ONE, Human Development Council and the SJ Women’s Empowerment Network

Sept 11: Saint John Harbour All Candidates Forum

  • 6 – 8 p.m. Nick Nicolle Community Seaside Park Elementary School
  • Moderator: JP Lewis, UNB
  • Co-sponsored by UNB Urban and Community Studies Institute, ONE, Human Development Council and the SJ Women’s Empowerment Network

Sept 5: Portland-Simonds All Candidates Forum

  • 6 – 8 p.m. Nick Nicolle Community Centre
  • Moderator: Joanna Everitt, UNB
  • Co-sponsored by UNB Urban and Community Studies Institute, ONE, Human Development Council and the SJ Women’s Empowerment Network