Residing within the Office of the President, the department serves an outreach role to the wider community and does so through the development of strategic relationships between Laurier and its various stakeholders. The department is comprised of three units: Ceremonies & Events; the Toronto Office; and the Robert Langen Art Gallery.
The Ceremonies & Events unit coordinates high level events to be hosted by the President, Chancellor, and other senior officials that are central to the strategic goals of the University. Such events include convocation, award ceremonies, recognition and appreciation events, community outreach, Board and other special events.
The Toronto Office, located on the ground floor of The Exchange Tower at King and York Streets, supports Laurierís weekend-format MBA program, co-op work terms and employer partnerships, student recruitment, alumni relations, university development activities and government relations. The Toronto Office is one of the strategic directions the University has pursued in its effort to raise Laurierís profile regionally, nationally and internationally.
The Robert Langen Art Gallery (RLAG) serves as the universityís visual arts centre and also exists to educate, promote creative thinking, encourage community dialogue and raise the awareness and appreciation of Canadian art and culture. The gallery, through the work of the curator, partners with members of the academic community to explore visual art by presenting exhibitions that reflect topics in the universityís academic curriculum.
Laurier Honours Eileen Mercier and Vincent Lam at Fall Convocation 2013
Fall Convocation on October 25th, 2013
Carol Shaben Named Winner of 2013 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
Laurier Opens New Centre for Cold Regions and Water Science