Gina Cody School Day

The Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science held its inaugural faculty-wide day of pride on March 18. Gina Cody School Day featured a social-media campaign and two virtual events — a midday talk with Alumnus of the Year Charlie Kawwas, BEng 93, MASc 99, PhD 07, chief operating officer at Broadcom, and a student research showcase in the evening. Nearly 300 people attended online events, and the hashtag — #GinaCodySchool — trended nationally on Twitter.

John Molson School Day

The John Molson School of Business launched its day of pride on November 18. John Molson School Day was celebrated with a social media campaign, a virtual event featuring six speakers and several informal in-person activities, such as a photo booth, plus swag and prize giveaways. More than 160 people attended the virtual event and more than $3,000 worth of prizes were awarded to students and alumni.

Concordia Golf Classic Concordia Golf Classic

Concordia Golf Classic

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the university’s annual fundraising golf tournament returned in a big way on September 7. Thanks to the generous support of sponsors and participants, the Concordia Golf Classic raised an impressive $400,000 for students — the second highest total in the tournament’s 17-year history. The event has raised more than $6.4 million for student bursaries and scholarships since it first launched in 2004.

Shuffle 32

Concordia’s annual walkathon was a recordbreaking success, with more than 550 Shufflers raising $668,000. Shuffle 32’s tally brings the total raised to more than $2.5 million since 1990. Special thanks to our Shuffler of the Year, the late Nadia Chaudhri, whose efforts raised more than $500,000.

CU at Home

Launched in 2020, CU at Home provides online programming: self-care workshops, family-friendly activities, fitness classes, art sessions, research webinars and much more.

Some 81 CU at Home events were delivered in 2021 to about 11,000 guests. Programming included contributions from Alumni Relations, 4TH SPACE, Student Success Centre, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, John Molson Executive Centre and many others.

Annie Murphy

Annie Murphy


Concordians around the world took part in the second virtual edition of Homecoming from September 21 to 25. A conversation between Emmy Award-winning actress Annie Murphy, BFA 10, star of Schitt’s Creek and Kevin Can F**k Himself, and Jennifer Hollett, BA 97, executive director of The Walrus, was attended by 400 people.

Another highlight was a talk on how to commercialize intellectual property, featuring Pierre Chamberland of IPRO, Charlotte Savage, undergraduate student and founder of HaiLa Technologies, and Luc Sirois of the Conseil de l’innovation du Québec.

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