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Years to remember

Chase portrait imageIn high school I spent many nights debating whether to study design or business. I made the decision to apply and attend the Arts and Business Co-op program at the University of Waterloo, fulfilling my desire to study both art and business. The ability to shape my own program, complimented with the co-op experience, has shaped the person I have become today, that person being a wildly happy and passionate entrepreneur.

Alumnus and Son Release App for Father’s Day

Mark and Liev

Father’s Day is a bit of a big deal to me. Not big celebrations or presents or anything, just a day of quiet pride of being a dad.

This year however, my five-year old Liev and I have made it an even bigger deal, by marking the occasion with the release of our first app.

Discovering what being a UWaterloo alumnus means to me

Entrepreneurship Society logo

During my time at UWaterloo, I’ve picked up a lot of titles. President of Entrepreneurship Society at UWaterloo has been the main title I’ve associated myself with over the last year - probably because this has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my university career.

Share your passion for fashion, one Pout at a time

Riley portrait imageRecent graduate, Riley Donelson (BASc, Systems Design Engineering ’14), shares with us his journey after Waterloo into the startup world. Based out of the Velocity Garage, his company Pout has already changed the face of beauty and fashion, and he is passionate to continue doing just that.

1)      Can you tell us about Pout and what the company is all about?

Making an impact with UWaterloo on a Habitat for Humanity Canada Builds project

Habitat for Humanity group picture

Sometime in the Fall of 2013, I heard about an opportunity for faculty, staff, and alumni to travel as a group to Whitehorse, Yukon the following summer to work on a Habitat for Humanity Canada Builds project the following summer. In August 2014, I found myself on a plane across the country, ready to do just that on the first annual Waterloo Habitat for Humanity trip.

Create meaningful experiences by doing what you love

Clarissa on the Food Network

Mingling with Alumni at the Ottawa Alumni Event

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