We are Lower Canada College, a school with a 113-year history that’s always been guided by the belief that everyone’s a learner for life. Our alumni, students, parents, teachers and staff have had extraordinary experiences, providing them with insights and perspectives that are worth sharing.
The We Are LCC podcast is a series of informative and engaging conversations with members of the extended Lower Canada College community, wherever they may be on the planet.
We delve into a wide range of diverse and timely issues with experts from a variety of fields. From sustainability to wellness to human rights, there will be something new to learn.
Be sure to subscribe to We Are LCC wherever you find your favourite podcasts and be inspired.
Michele Owen & Gillian Shadley: Positive Education: Strategies to Manage Stress & Build Positive Emotions in Our Daily Lives
New year, new you! Learn how to apply positive education in your daily life to focus on wellness. Flourish and thrive without falling trap to a fixed and negative mindset. Ms. Owen and Ms. Shadley share their favourite strategies to help students of all ages (and their parents) manage stress and build character strengths for a more optimistic approach to life.
Natascia Lypny '08, Pre-U '09: The Changes in Media and Moving Towards More Inclusive Journalism
An open conversation about the changes in the media industry and how the drastic shift in technology impacts how news is delivered and received. Natascia Lypny '08, Pre-U '09 also sheds light on the importance of moving towards inclusive journalism and how to best reach underserved and underrepresented populations in a collaborative way.
Natalie Voland: Sustainability in Real Estate & Using Business as a Force of Good
As both a socially-missioned and profit-oriented real estate developer, Natalie Voland focuses on responsible capitalism. Recognizing that 38% of our carbon footprint is related to the built environment, she advocates for maintaining heritage buildings and studies climate change to determine how real estate projects can serve people and be profitable at the same time.
Listen to this episode to learn more about how Natalie leverages the market economy for the benefit of the community.
Lauren Small Pennefather: Charting Your Own Path to Make a Difference
In this episode we talk with Lauren Small, a determined spirit, who has turned tragedy into something meaningful. She shares how we can become heroes in our own communities to help make the world a better place.
Alec Mathewson: Design for the Art of Learning
Alec Mathewson is the design curriculum lead and Fab Lab coordinator at LCC. He is an interdisciplinary artist and designer specializing in digital fabrication, critical making, and using design processes with the intent to learn.
Lise Huppler & Sarah Kingsley: Neurodiversity in Education
Join Lise Huppler & Sarah Kingsley for a candid conversation about neurodiversity & education.