NVSSN Annual Conference

Did You Know?

  • Luther College participates in Admission on the Spot events - campus tours, reduced application fees, and the relief of finding out you are accepted to your program immediately!

  • The Luther Library has over 24,000 items in its collection, 5,000 books checked out per year, and 7,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Eating better means studying better. The Luther Cafeteria offers fresh, healthy, nutritious meals seven days a week with a self-serve “all-you-care-to-eat” concept students prefer.

  • Wondering where to live? The Student Village at Luther College is considered the best choice for first-year student accommodation. Individual private rooms mean you can stick to your own schedule and never have roommate hassles to contend with.

  • Luther College students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in academic awards – in addition to scholarships and bursaries awarded by the U of R.

  • The Student Village at Luther College is a great place for student athletes to call home. The U of R Kinesiology Building is footsteps away with its Olympic size pool, gymnasium, and health centre.

  • Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.

  • Free entrance counselling support and invaluable one-on-one academic advising are available for all programs at Luther College.

Common Threads Conference, June 2018: Diversity and Inclusion

The Common Threads Conference explores an important question, How do we become more representative of the communities we serve?

The conference will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Patricia Bradshaw, Dean of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University and a Professor of Management.

Dr. Bradshaw's most recent research grants have been to study diversity on Canadian nonprofit boards and governance of federations. Her work has been published in journals such as Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Management Inquiry and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. She has consulted with and served on numerous boards, including, the Association of Researchers in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) and Altrusvest. She was the chair of the board of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and a member of the Community Sector Council Board in Nova Scotia as well as being a member of Enactus Canada’s board. She has consulted on a variety of nonprofit projects including strategic planning, team building for boards and staff and training programs on change management and critical thinking skills.
 

Read about our previous conferences and their proceedings:

June 2017: "Common Threads: Weaving a Stronger Nonprofit Sector"
June 2016: “Meeting of the Minds
 


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