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Students lead research and community engagement
July 11, 2019 Read more …
The international competition Map the System is all about taking deep dives into complex issues through the lens of social and environmental change
April 01, 2019 Read more …
Mount Royal’s tenth president and first vice-chancellor
February 05, 2019 Read more …
Leader brings together Indigenous youth to talk about future of energy
January 21, 2019 Read more …
In the coming decades, many predict that we will reach the point of technological singularity, a moment where artificial intelligence (AI) will be sufficiently self-aware that machines will themselves create exponential leaps in technological growth, profoundly changing - or in darker forecasts, replacing - human civilization. For those concerned with the health, resilience and sustainability of the community sphere - civil society, the social economy, the non-profit sector and philanthropy, the implications of this singularity, at first glance, seem terrifying. But on closer inspection, the opposite may be true.
December 21, 2018 Read more …
Experience as a nurse make research on opiod crisis solutions especially relevant
June 06, 2018 Read more …
“Those who create sparks”
February 26, 2018 Read more …
Certificate strengthens Alberta’s growing network of changemakers
January 31, 2018 Read more …
Latasha Calf Robe wins prestigious Calgary Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award
September 27, 2017 Read more …
The Riddell Library and Learning Centre celebrates its grand opening Sept. 7
August 24, 2017 Read more …
In recognition of leadership in social innovation education and commitment to Indigenous education, Mount Royal University has been invited to join an elite group of 40 universities around the world as a designated Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U
July 24, 2017 Read more …
Sharing of art, education and entertainment aim to mitigate cultural tensions
June 28, 2017 Read more …
Student competes in Oxford Global Challenge
April 27, 2017 Read more …
Mount Royal University students generate solutions for unprecedented vacancy rates in Calgary’s core
April 19, 2017 Read more …
Strengthening Community Leadership Learning provides a practical overview of the leadership learning landscape in Canada. With data from 29 interviews, 93 survey responses and a program inventory of close to 100 leadership learning programs for social change in Canada, the research team developed a series of archetypes and early findings that will be of interest to alumni, staff, funders, evaluators and developers of transformational leadership programs in Canada and serves as the first step to the development of a community of practice of social change-oriented leadership- a leadership learning community.
June 06, 2016 Read more …
In this report, we share the richness of Albertan social innovation and the powerful and daunting patterns that shape us today. We also present pathways forward and invite us all to consider a common agenda to move forward together toward a stronger and more resilient social innovation ecosystem.
April 19, 2016 Read more …
Working with the Institute for Community Prosperity means that you will be part of a dynamic team of individuals who aspire to live in communities that are prosperous - socially, economically, ecologically and culturally. Our work focuses on social innovation/changemaking, community investment, philanthropy and community change leadership. This position supports our changemaking initiatives, specifically efforts to create a culture of changemaking across campus at MRU and the application for a designation from Ashoka U, which would recognize MRU's commitment to changemaking.
March 30, 2016 Read more …
Provides an overview of other post-secondaries that have also sought to create a support system for students and community groups involved in changemaking, social entrepreneurship and community innovation.
January 15, 2016 Read more …
The Institute is publishing an ongoing series of mini case studies profiling the unique approaches of companies in Canada investing financial and other resources in communities.
November 25, 2015 Read more …
The Institute is publishing an ongoing series of mini case studies profiling the unique approaches of companies in Canada investing financial and other resources in communities.
November 25, 2015 Read more …
The Institute for Community Prosperity has appointed a new Changemaker in Residence: Walter Hossli will join the Institute's existing Changemakers in Residence - Jill Andres and Pat Letizia - in providing a bridge between academia and the community.
October 30, 2015 Read more …
The Institute for Community Prosperity has appointed a new Changemaker in Residence: Walter Hossli will join the Institute's existing Changemakers in Residence - Jill Andres and Pat Letizia - in providing a bridge between academia and the community.
October 30, 2015 Read more …
With the help of an anonymous donor, we created a new awards program for undergraduate students at Mount Royal.
May 22, 2015 Read more …
The Institute conducted an environmental scan of the major current socio-economic trends and developments, at local provincial, national and international scales.
May 22, 2015 Read more …
The Institute for Community Prosperity is partnering on the first major study of the role of grantmaking foundations in Canada.
May 22, 2015 Read more …
Mount Royal University's Institute for Nonprofit Studies recently took the next step in its evolution shifting its name to better reflect the programs and initiatives they deliver.
May 22, 2015 Read more …
The Institute for Community Prosperity has partnered with the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension at Mount Royal, with support from TransCanada, to create an Extension Certificate program for community investment professionals.
May 22, 2015 Read more …
We are thrilled to be leading the implementation of RECODE MRU, an initiative supported by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.
May 22, 2015 Read more …