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ABS holds annual conference to inspire high school students

On Feb. 9 2018 The Association of Black Students hosted their thirteenth annual Beating the Odds conference for racialized high school students in the Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge area.  The annual conference is meant to give back to the community by creating presentations and workshops that is meant to educate students about post-secondary options, self-development and motivation.  The conference programming […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · News ·
Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

On Friday Feb. 10, the Beating The Odds conference was held in the Turret on the Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus. This event is dedicated to inspiring and educating black high school students in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge area to pursue post-secondary education. The conference was created 12 years ago by Laurier alumnus David Green, as there were an alarming […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·