NVSSN Annual Conference

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  • Luther College appeals to students who want to study in a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment. We welcome students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientations.

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

  • Luther College is recognized for its high standards of teaching, focused research, and one-on-one academic advising. We value and protect this heritage of excellence in scholarship, freedom of inquiry, and faithful seeking after truth.

  • Every degree program at Luther College offers a study abroad option and an optional EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COMPONENT where you gain real world experience and get paid while going to school!

  • 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.

  • You can book a tour of Luther College, the U of R campus, and our student residence, The Student Village at Luther College, any time throughout the year. Contact our Recruitment Office at 1-306-206-2117.

  • 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.

  • Luther College is the first choice for high school to university transition. Enjoy all the benefits of a larger campus, without feeling lost in the crowd. Our community is full of caring mentors and peers to ensure a positive student experience.

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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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