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Last chance to submit KPU alumni award nominations is Feb. 28, 2016. Nominate a ‎KPU student as a 'future alum' or a current KPU alumnus. Award categories and criteria can be found at

KPUAA hosts 'Leadership Presence' on Thursday, March 31. Back by popular demand, The Humphrey Group will coach KPU alumni and guests in developing a dynamic yet authentic presence; reading their audience; using the power of their voice, and much more. To register for the event and for more information, visit

Come Explore the Aurora with Canadian Space Technology at a very special KPU Richmond lecture with David Knudsen. For 50 years, Canada has sent instruments and satellites into space, and many Canadian scientists - including Dr. Knudsen - have made many important contributions to our understanding of the Earth's space environment. On March 17 at 7 p.m., discover how recent Canadian missions have added to our understanding of the beautiful Northern Lights. For more information and to RSVP, visit

Interested in creating a KPU alumni chapter? Find details at

Tell your story in 400 seconds. The City of Richmond and Kwantlen Polytechnic University are hosting another PechaKucha Night and looking for presenters. PechaKucha is a live presentation format that tells a story in 20 images, at 20 seconds each: that's just under seven minutes. The event will take place on March 31 and will include 10 presentations. Represent KPU and show your public speaking skills in front of a very receptive audience at KPU Richmond. For more information, email David Young at

Support future alumni and the 2016 Fashion Show. A tax receipt for 100% of each donation will be provided. For more information on sponsorship and donations, please visit

Want to expand your skillset? Whether you're looking to your next career move or are interested in learning something new, Continuing and Professional Studies at KPU has dozens of educational options. Learn more at