Alec Boudreau, a third-year Renaissance College student at the University of New Brunswick, never thought changing schools after being bullied as a kid would have such a positive impact on his life. Mr. Boudreau, originally from Alberta, has spent several years serving as a champion for the French language. This strong advocacy for Francophone Canadian… Read More »

For the past seven months, students from the faculty of leadership studies at Renaissance College have been collaborating with local partners on exciting new community projects. They will share the results of this work at the Renaissance College Leadership Program Symposium of Social Impact on Tuesday, March 22. “The Community Problem Solving and Research Project… Read More »

Empowering children to speak up and then listening to what they have to say – it’s one of the most effective ways to advocate for the rights of youth. Four students from UNB’s Renaissance College in Fredericton are helping the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate’s Office (CYA) do just that. Lawyers and social workers… Read More »

Third-year Renaissance College students are showing the world how they see it in a new photography exhibition. “From Where I Stand” runs from Nov. 23 to Dec. 2 at the New Brunswick Provincial Archives on UNB’s Fredericton Campus. The collection of photographs were put together under the guidance of instructor Peter Gross for the course… Read More »

Fifty-eight students at the University of New Brunswick’s Renaissance College in Fredericton have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2014-15. Dean of Renaissance College, Cynthia Stacey, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the 2014-15… Read More »

Dr. Cynthia Stacey has been appointed dean of the University of New Brunswick’s Renaissance College for a five-year term commencing July 1, 2013. Dr. Stacey has a PhD in cultural geography from the University of Ottawa. She joined the faculty of kinesiology in 1995 where she is currently serving as assistant dean. 

 She is… Read More »

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) will hold its Annual General Meeting and symposium at UNB’s Renaissance College, June 13, 7:00 p.m. – June 15, 12:30 p.m. The conference, titled “Demise or Reincarnation: Perspectives on Canada’s Role in International Cooperation,” features a panel discussion, youth workshops, a silent auction and gala dinner. The ACIC… Read More »

Six Renaissance College students launched the Youth in Nature Campaign as part of their community problem-solving course with the goal of getting young people involved with the Nature Trust of New Brunswick. The idea behind the campaign was to invite young people into Nature Trust nature preserves through music and art. Cape Breton singer/songwriter, Breagh… Read More »

Four student groups from UNB’s Renaissance College are in the running for a $50,000 prize for their public awareness campaigns about how charities ensure, improve and reflect the quality of life in Canada.    The contest, called Students (Verb) Charities is open to post-secondary students between the ages of 18-35 across Canada and is sponsored… Read More »

About 60 people attended an event held earlier this week at UNB’s Renaissance College (RC) to celebrate the Bhutanese New Year. Among the attendees were faculty, staff and students from RC, education, engineering, nursing, computer science, the International Student Advisory Office and the Office of the Vice President Fredericton (Academic).  Community members who were instrumental in… Read More »

Students from UNB’s Renaissance College have a little more experience and confidence after spending an evening doing mock interviews with approximately 25 UNB alumnae this week. Students will use this practice immediately as they seek positions for their Canadian Internships. Organizers hope it will have lasting value to them as they develop their social interaction… Read More »

Forty-seven Renaissance College students at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2009-10. The dean of Renaissance College, Ted Needham, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the… Read More »