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C2UExpo 2017

May 1– 5 in Vancouver & Surrey, BC

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For the Common Good.

(C2U = Community + College + University)

Together, communities and post-secondary institutions can champion social innovation and societal change. By collaborating, we can enhance the rigour and relevance of the scientific research process. Yet there are barriers that challenge institutions of higher learning to re-engineer their policies to foster the formation of authentic community partnerships in support of the common good. Join us for an immersive dialogue exploring challenging questions about the future direction of community-campus partnerships.
Get a taste of C2UExpo

What kinds of community-campus collaborations 
are included at C2UExpo?

Good question! Here are a few examples:

Research:  community-engaged researched, participatory action research
Experiential education:  co-operative education, service learning, practicums
Senior leadership:  alliance-building with public and private sectors, domestic and international

Social innovation: incubators, maker lab spaces, entrepreneurial ventures
Arts for social change: participatory public or social art events, installations, puppetry, murals, poetry or spoken word 

You'll meet...


Driving research that involves – and impacts – the community.

Government workers

Working with post-secondary and community to inform policy.

Non-profit workers

Stewarding community engagement or service learning.


Stewarding community engagement or service learning.

Sponsor C2UExpo

Supporting C2UExpo is all about gaining access to the leaders of national 
and international community-campus partnerships and positioning your organization as a leader in this field. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to introduce your organization to key community, government, and academic leaders of the community-campus partnership movement.

Meet our co-chairs

Dr. Michelle Nilson, Associate Professor, SFU Faculty of Education, and Stephen Dooley, Executive Director, SFU's Surrey campus invite you to C2UExpo 2017 and discuss what you can expect ... read more
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