Entrepreneurship, access highlighted as strengths in Carleton SMA

August 14, 2014

Ontario has published its strategic mandate agreement (SMA) with Carleton University, highlighting the school’s interdisciplinary research excellence, its focus on access for underrepresented student groups, and its work translating science and technology research into policy and regulation. The SMA identifies several areas of institutional strength, including Carleton’s strong support of entrepreneurship and innovation and its national and international industry partnerships. Moreover, Carleton receives recognition for its innovative approaches to student learning experiences and its investment in pedagogy and new faculty orientation. The SMA also notes Carleton’s high rate of student participation in co-op streams. Carleton is also cited as a leader in making education accessible to students with disabilities. The agreement names 5 proposed areas of growth: global and international studies; information management and digital media; business, entrepreneurship, and governance; advanced technology and innovation, and health sciences. Carleton SMA