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2010-11 Events Report

June 24, 2011

The Center provides expertise on Canada for faculty, students, the local community including business leaders and government officials, and professional development training for educators. Following is a report on our 2010-11 activities to date:

Academic Activities

28 September 2010 – Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
“Challenges and Rewards of a Multidisciplinary Program: Canadian Studies at the University of Washington,” by Nadine Fabbi, UW Canadian Studies Center
Fabbi provided a presentation for Whitman faculty as part of the Center for Teaching and Learning Programs, and held one-on-one meetings with faculty involved in the Canadian Studies Association, to provide insights on how to build a strong and effective Canadian Studies program.
Presentation Notes

Business Events

23 September 2010 – Seattle
“Canada-America Society Welcome Reception for Consul General Denis Stevens”
The Center partnered with the Canada-America Society of Washington, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest Economic Region to welcome Canadian Consul General Stevens to the regional community. Stevens provided a brief presentation on the role of the Canadian government in the U.S. and the importance of the Canada-U.S. economic partnership.