News & Announcements


  • Entrepreneurial KPU alumni with health-related business concepts, initiatives and ideas are invited to participate in a project where they will be provided access to hospital and medical facilities, business development consultants, funding agencies, office space, and shared administrative support for a period of 18 months at no cost. KPU is a founding partner in a health technology incubator called Health Tech Connex (HTC). HTC’s mandate is to quickly and effectively bring leading health technology solutions to market. Under the umbrella of HTC, KPU alumni are being given the opportunity to conduct research, launch a business, or commercialize their ideas in an exciting and innovative environment. For additional information, please review the application. Deadline is August 31, 2014.
  • Since 2007, KPU has recognized many deserving alumni through the Distinguished Alumni Awards. Applications are now being accepted and deadline is September 5, 2014
  • KPUAA is currently accepting applications for the 2014 board of director election being held in November. If you are interested in giving back by serving as a director on the board, please submit your application to the alumni office by Friday, September 12, 2014. BoD application 2014.docx
  • KPUAA has started an alumni chapters program. The program is a way to stay connected with your special group of friends, meet new people, and stay connected to the university in a way that is meaningful to you. In general, chapters help promote the interests and welfare of a particular group of alumni. To find out more about creating a chapter and the program, please click here.
  • Keith Knight, a 2014 alumnus addressed the graduates at the spring convocation. He is an example of perseverance and setting your own destiny. He lives his life to the fullest, without limitations, and is an inspirational leader both at KPU and in our communities. He has represented Canada as part of the National Team at the World Cup of Powerchair Football in Paris, he has received the BC Wheel Chair Sports Athlete of the Year and has had tremendous success fundraising to help fight Muscular Dystrophy.” See his presentation from the convocation ceremony here.