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Reopening CUE for Fall 2020

Concordia Talks

Our ConcordiaTalks initiative aims to raise awareness around hot topics that are pertinent in today’s society. Through information and interaction, ConcordiaTalks will address sensitive and progressive issues, including – but not limited to – mental health, drug use, consent, sexual violence, gender/sexual identity, and issues faced by the LGBTQ community.


Upcoming Events

Orange Shirt Day

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

In recognition of Orange Shirt Day, join us for a virtual film screening and discussion of Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013), uncovering the Indian residential school legacy, intergenerational trauma and the path towards healing.

Orange Shirt Day was designed to educate people and promote awareness about the Indian residential school system and the impact this system had on Indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada, and still does today.

This event is free and open to students, staff and faculty!
Register by emailing: indigenous@concordia.ab.ca

Build a S.T.R.O.N.Ger Brain!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

This virtual presentation provides young adults with an effective game-plan for navigating life’s difficult decisions.

This event is free and open to students, staff and faculty!

Register here

Movies for Mental Health

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm

Film screenings and discussion presented by Art With Impact.

This event is free and open to students, staff and faculty!

Register here

***Students submit your short film to Movies for Mental Health!***

Have your work shown at an on-campus event and have the chance to win $500.
Guidelines:
Create a short film, 5 minutes long or less, that is either interpretive of mental health or addresses mental health directly.
Deadline:
Submit a Google Drive share link (edit-enabled) of your film, along with your name and student number, by email to vpsll@concordia.ab.ca by Wednesday, November 25th, 2020.

Films will be shown, and winner announced, at the Movies for Mental Health.