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. If you tune in, you’ll also have the chance to score some amazing Ravens gear!

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

 

Season 2

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Episode 13: Story Continues
Your favourite podcast is back! Find out what we have in store for 2022, and why you should tune in every week.
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Episode 14: After Hours
How do you make the most of your university experience? Hear tips from one of our amazing Carleton students on how to thrive inside and outside the classroom. Plus, we premiere a new segment!
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Episode 15: Real World
We’re having a conversation about Co-op! Tune in to hear from a current Carleton student as they share their experiences from the Co-op program and learn how you can make your degree work for you!
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Episode 16: Money Talks
Have you been thinking about financing your education? Are you looking for ways to make your post-secondary experience more affordable? If so, you’ve clicked on the right episode! We’re talking Carleton scholarships, awards and bursaries!
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Episode 17: Equal Access
The Carleton network is full of supportive departments! On today’s episode, we take a closer look at the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC)!
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Episode 18: Exclusively Carleton
There’s no place like Carleton! Found out what makes our university stand out, and why we’re so excited for you to join our welcoming community.
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Episode 19: Instant Replay
It’s the crossover event of the year! The Talking Raven Podcast is honoured to present Carleton’s Live at Five: The Carleton Community.
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Episode 20: Faculty Chats – Arts and Social Sciences
We kickoff Faculty Month with Carleton’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Learn the secrets to a successful undergraduate experience, and get excited for the many skills you will develop in your Arts and Social Sciences degree! Plus, Dr. Megan Rivers-Moore joins us to talk about the exciting changes happening in our Women’s and Gender Studies program.
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Episode 21: Faculty Chats – Engineering and Design
Faculty Month continues with a closer look at Carleton’s Faculty of Engineering and Design. Plus, Dr. Banu Ormeci, Environmental Engineering Professor at Carleton, joins us to share her thoughts on leadership and why the Global Water Institute can act as a bridge between our students, the government and key industry leaders.
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Episode 22: Faculty Chats – Public Affairs
Faculty Month continues with a closer look at Carleton’s Faculty of Public Affairs. We’ll hear from three current students about the many paths they’ve taken in their Carleton journeys. Plus, Dr. James Milner joins us to discuss the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network.
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Episode 23: Faculty Chats – Science
Faculty Month continues with a closer look at Carleton’s Faculty of Science. Dr. Kim Hellemans, Carleton Neuroscience professor and the Associate Dean of Science (Recruitment and Retention), joins us to chat about why Science students thrive at Carleton and the inspiration behind Minding The Brain – an award-winning podcast co-hosted by Dr. Hellemans and Dr. Jim Davies.
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Episode 24: Faculty Chats – Sprott
We wrap up Faculty Month with a conversation about the Sprott School of Business. Mawuena Torkornoo joins us to chat about the new Nicol Building, what makes Sprott unique and how you can leave your mark in the business world!

It’s also the season finale of The Talking Raven podcast! We’ve had so much fun bringing the Carleton story to our amazing listeners and hope to see many of you on-campus in the fall!
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Archived Episodes: Season 2

Episode 1: New Beginnings 
The Talking Raven is back! On this episode, you’ll get a sneak peak of what we have in store for Season 2.
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Episode 2: OUF Live Pt.1
Live from OUF, it’s The Talking Raven Podcast. If you weren’t able to attend the Virtual Ontario Universities’ Fair on September 25, we’ve got you covered. Your post-secondary journey begins…now!
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Episode 3: Pandemic Thoughts
As we continue the fight against COVID-19, Carleton – like many of us – has had to pivot. Hear from a current student as they share their experience as a student during a pandemic, and learn how Carleton has kept the community safe, informed and connected.
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Episode 4: First Steps
If you want to make the most out of your post-secondary search, this is the episode for you. Use this episode as your guide and we promise you’ll find your dream school in no-time!
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Episode 5: Conversation Starters
The TRP roundtable is in session! Join us for a conversation about financing your education, finding your dream job, using our academic support networks and creating an amazing on-campus experience.
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Episode 6: Our Home
At our Virtual Fall Open House on November 6, we want you to learn why Carleton may be the right option for you! Welcome to Our Home.
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Episode 7: Our City
What does it mean to be a student in the nation’s capital? What makes Ottawa a city that truly matters? Maddy from The Ottawa Diaries joins us to give a fresh perspective on our hometown! Plus, you’ll get to learn more about the House of Commons Page Program, a unique work opportunity for students studying in the National Capital Region.
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Episode 8: OUF Live Pt.2
Live from OUF, it’s The Talking Raven Podcast. If you weren’t able to attend the Virtual Ontario Universities’ Fair on October 26, we’ve got you covered.
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Episode 9: Second Steps
It’s application season! Whether you’re getting ready to submit your application or have already submitted it through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), you won’t want to miss this conversation! We go behind-the-scenes to reveal how you can officially become a Raven.
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Episode 10: Pulse Check
It’s a Talking Raven takeover! We asked for your feedback, and that’s exactly what we got. Thanks to each and every one of you for sharing your thoughts. I hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane!
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Episode 11: Indigenous Lands
Kaitlin Ransom, Carleton’s Indigenous Initiatives Recruitment Coordinator, joins us for this important conversation about the Indigenous community at Carleton.
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Episode 12: Holiday Cheer
Special holiday wishes from the crew at The Talking Raven Podcast!
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Season 1: Archived Episodes

Episode 1: Welcome
Guests:
Carly Joy Glantz – National Recruitment Advisor, Carleton University
Laura – current Carleton University Psychology student
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Episode 2: Thankful
Guests:
Christine Lyons – Writer and Content Strategy Specialist, Advancement, Carleton University
Morgan – current Carleton University Global and International Studies student
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Episode 3: Home
Guests:
Dr. Benoit-Antoine Bacon – President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University
Hannah – current Global and International Studies student and Parliamentary Page
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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)
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Episode 5: 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)
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Episode 6: 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
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Episode 7: 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
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Episode 8: 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
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Episode 9: 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
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Episode 10: 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
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Episode 11: 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
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Episode 12: 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
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Episode 13: 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
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