CREATE a better now


CREATE a Better Now is an annual student-led conference that focuses on sustainable communities, global citizenship and leadership development. It includes workshops, panel discussions, keynote speakers, art, music and your creativity! It is moving vision into action this year with the integration of a collaborative campus innovation challenge. Stay tuned for more updates on the campus innovation challenge!

This event brings together the campus community with leading local social changemakers and experts focusing on solutions to challenging issues. Students shape the conference programming through participation as conference organizers, program volunteers, presentation or workshop facilitators, and collaborators.



  • Support student-led projects and student development opportunities.
  • Strengthen campus community support networks for those interested in sustainability, global citizenship and innovation.
  • Encourage resourceful collaborations to create the opportunities for change that they wish to see.



Student Initiatives Programmer
Phone: (403) 440-8779