The Talking Raven Podcast

Hosted by: Stenley Philippe, Recruitment Officer and Page Liaison

Welcome to The Talking Raven, a podcast about finding the perfect path towards your perfect post-secondary destination.

In each episode, we will highlight events you’ll want to attend, deadlines you won’t want to miss, and share some insight into what makes Carleton University a community like no other.

The Talking Raven Podcast is available on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts.

 

Episodes

The Talking Raven logo

Episode 1: Welcome
Guests:
Carly Joy Glantz – National Recruitment Advisor, Carleton University
Laura – current Carleton University Psychology student
Listen on Spotify, Apple, and Google Podcasts.

Episode 2: Thankful
Guests:
Christine Lyons – Writer and Content Strategy Specialist, Advancement, Carleton University
Morgan – current Carleton University Global and International Studies student
Listen on Spotify, Apple, and Google Podcasts.

Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon - President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University

Episode 3: Home
Guests:
Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon – President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University
Hannah – current Global and International Studies student and Parliamentary Page
Listen on Spotify, Apple, and Google Podcasts.

Students walking on campus in the fall

Episode 4: Conversations pt. 1
In this episode, we’re spending some time exploring the application process. If you are planning on attending university next year, this is the episode for you!
Guests:
Marianne Ferguson – Senior Admissions Officer, Carleton University
Phoebe – Global and International Studies recent graduate (Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia)
Listen on Spotify, Apple, and Google Podcasts.

Students walking on campus in the fall

Episode 4: Conversations pt. 2
We continue our exploration of the application process. If you are an international student considering Carleton, you will not want to miss this episode!
Guests:
Kelvin Brooks – International Admissions and Recruitment Officer, Carleton University
Lane – History and Theory of Architecture recent graduate (Home Country: Dominica)
Listen on SpotifyApple, and Google Podcasts.

Episode 5: Reflections
The Talking Raven is feeling festive! As we wrap up the year, we hope this episode will help spread some holiday cheer.
Guest:
Brier Cook – Digital Content and Communications Coordinator, Carleton University
Listen on Spotify and Google Podcasts.

People skate on the Rideau Canal at night.

Episode 6: Explore
New year, same Talking Raven! Your favourite podcast returns with a closer look at what makes Ottawa such a special place to study.
Guests:
Catherine Kitts – Ottawa City Councillor
Rory – current Sprott School of Business student
Listen on Spotify and Google Podcasts.

 

Episode 7: Success
Let’s get supportive! Join us to explore the many ways that Carleton can contribute to your success.
Guests:
Rhonda Kelly – Undergraduate Program Development and Outreach Coordinator
Lorena – Recruitment Officer
Listen on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Carleton football players running on to the field.

Episode 8: Balance
University can be a balancing act! On this week’s episode, we’ll provide you with the insight you need to optimize your Carleton experience.
Guests:
Steve Sumarah – Head Coach of Ravens Football
Emma Weller – Player for Ravens Women’s Hockey and current student
Listen on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

 

Students on campus

Episode 8: Outcomes
It’s a crossover event! The Talking Raven is joined by the team from The Comprehensive Canadian University Guide. We talk about why they created a podcast, what makes universities so unique and how to pick the right school for you!
Guests:
Vansh and Noam – Hosts of The Comprehensive Canadian University Guide Podcast
Tatianna – Communication and Media Studies student
Listen on Spotify and Apple and Google Podcasts.

Students sitting in the Tory Building lobby.

Episode 9: Networks
How do you build your network in a new environment? On today’s episode we’ll introduce two student-run organizations that will help you do just that! This, is CUSA and RRRA!
Guests:
Jay and Kathleen – President of Rideau River Residence Association (RRRA) & President of Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA)
Donatella – Law student
Listen on Spotify and Apple and Google Podcasts.

5 students walking in the quad with fall colours in the background

Episode 10: Together pt. 1
The Talking Raven is feeling nostalgic! We look back at the year that was, and look ahead to what is sure to be an important month for our Future Ravens.
Guests:
Brier Cook – Digital Content and Communications Coordinator
Listen on Spotify and Apple and Google Podcasts.

Tulips in Ottawa

Episode 10: Together pt. 2
It’s the season finale! We can’t think of a better way to end our season one journey than by welcoming back Carleton University’s President and Vice-Chancellor.
Guests:
Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon – President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University
Nevan Kearney – Global and International Studies student
Listen on Spotify and Apple and Google Podcasts.

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