The University of Calgary is committed to cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders through experiential learning and applied research. This Ignite session will provide an overview of current and planned learning initiatives, with a focus on soliciting feedback from session participants on best practices for this learning context.



Rachelle Leanne Haddock

Rachelle is the Project Coordinator for the Campus as a Learning-Lab Program in the Office of Sustainability at the University of Calgary. Previously, she worked for over a decade in the environmental non-governmental organization sector on watershed, land-use, and wildlife issues. Rachelle is also an Instructional Skills Workshop facilitator.


Sarah S. Skett

Sarah is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Studies at the University of Calgary. Her current work is in the development and implementation of the Embedded Certificate in Sustainability Studies at UCalgary. She has been an instructor at the University of Calgary since 2010, teaching on Slums, the Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa, Globalization & Poverty, and Sustainability.