Maria Cristina Laureano

MC (Maria Cristina) Laureano is ACU's Community Relations Specialist. She oversees ACU's grants and sponsorships program and, as her title implies, she is out in the community engaging with partners to strengthen ACU's community involvement initiatives. Along with her community work at ACU, MC is an avid volunteer and is part of numerous boards and committees — community is definitely one of her passions!
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Brilliant finance tips for post-secondary students to stretch their money

With the end of summer comes the mass return of students to campuses and classrooms. And while the reputation of the “poor student” is well known, that doesn’t mean you…

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Winter vacation planning for snowbirds

White stuff on the ground already? In the blink of an eye, fall is gone and winter sets in. And with the changing of the seasons, we also see another type…

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