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Sep 16 / 2019
Kwantlen Polytechnic University has received $500,000 from International Insurance

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has received $500,000 from International Insurance to provide scholarships, establish an international student emergency fund and support faculty, staff...

Aug 23 / 2019
John Mitchell Legacy Scholarship helps brewing students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

In honour of B.C. craft beer innovator John Mitchell, the John Mitchell Foundation and Kwantlen Polytechnic University have...

Mar 26 / 2019
Emma Salisbury is one of five recipients of the Ignite a Dream award from the Surrey Firefighters Association.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University student Emma Salisbury has been through more than most 19-year-olds her age.

“Being a teenager who had to go through her last three years of high...

Mar 6 / 2019
Coast Capital Savings hands $500,000 cheque to Dr. Alan Davis, Steve Lewarne and Marlyn Graziano as they donate to support Surrey students at KPU.

Students from Surrey who attend Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will get a financial boost thanks to a $500,000 donation from Coast Capital Savings.

The Coast Capital Savings/PCI...

Jan 29 / 2019
Late KPU accounting instructor David Sale has award named after him.

The accounting faculty...

Jan 21 / 2019
Deepak Binning Foundation establishes $200,000 endowment fund for students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Deepak Binning Foundation has established a $200,000 endowment fund for students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The funds will provide students with bursaries as well as a scholarship for...

Jan 7 / 2019
Kent Mullinix chat about Kwantlen Polytechnic University Institute of Sustainable Food Systems study in South Okanagan to protect farming and food systems.

A study of food systems in the Okanagan by the Institute of Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is getting a boost in funding from the ...

Jul 17 / 2017

Kathie-Lee Pugsley is designing the future of real estate marketing.

A recent graduate of the interior design program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Wilson School of...

Jul 5 / 2017
Talking Circle

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Criminology students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and some of those incarcerated at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village in Harrison Mills are...

Sep 1 / 2016

Surrey, B.C. – Three recently graduated alumni from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are starting their careers with some startup capital thanks to Coast Capital...

May 2 / 2016

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – When Pat Dooley was a boy, he dreamed of a life on the golf course.

Although he excelled at many sports, his passion was golf, and he...

Feb 18 / 2016
KPU TELUS cheque presentation

Surrey, B.C.  The TELUS Vancouver Community Board has graciously donated $15,000 to support the Visual Media Workshop at Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Jan 8 / 2016

Surrey, B.C. – Call it a hole-in-one, hat-trick or three-point play: Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) journalism students scored big this week with a generous $250...

Jan 6 / 2016
The Federal Store

Vancouver, B.C. – Most entrepreneurs don’t get their start by pitching a winning business idea to panel of billionaires-turned-TV personalities.

But for...

Nov 20 / 2015
KPU Awards

Richmond, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) held its biggest awards night yet, with hundreds of KPU students taking home a record-breaking $810,000 in...

Sep 17 / 2015
KPU brew lab grand opening

Langley, B.C. – Last year, Newlands Systems paid it forward in a big way.

North America’s premier brewing equipment manufacturer has worked on hundreds of...

Sep 16 / 2015
KPU at centre of latest developments in Surrey’s cleantech sector

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Over $2 million in awards, bursaries and scholarships are awarded to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) students each year. Through the work...

Jul 21 / 2015
Arc'teryx Pursuit of Perfection

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – In an industry seeking more talent than what’s available, Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. is investing in B.C.’s next generation of...

Jun 9 / 2015
PIPS cheque presentation

Surrey, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) student-led publications are giving back to journalism and writing students in a big way.


Jun 1 / 2015
Frontier Poetics

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – A Surrey rap duo is winning awards, building fans and giving back.

Best friends and rapping English majors Rick "Big Love"...

Apr 24 / 2015
Photo from Project Bloom event

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – A new endowment at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will help break barriers for women hoping to pursue post-secondary education.


Mar 30 / 2015
(From left) Gary Jones, co-chair of the KPU School of Horticulture; Betty Cunnin, KPU horticulture instructor; Cliff and Melissa Hoegler, owners of BC Plant Health Care; Elizabeth Worobec, Dean of KPU's Faculty of Science and Horticulture, and; Nicole Bra

Surrey, B.C. – Sixty-two horticulture students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) received over $60,000 in scholarships and awards last week at the university...

Mar 12 / 2015
Vig family

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Historic South Asian pioneers are paving the way for future leaders at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

The Vig family, led by Rana and...

Feb 26 / 2015
Robert Lowe of Stir Coffee

Delta, B.C. After a warm and steamy reception at last year’s event, Project Bloom is pleased to announce the return of Stir Coffee House.


Feb 17 / 2015
Sonia MacNair

Delta, B.C. Where others see garbage, Sonia MacNair sees potential.

The South Delta artisan owns the Turtlenina artisan studio in Tsawwassen...

Feb 11 / 2015
Award recipient and donors

Metro Vancouver, B.C. - Ed Schellenberg would have liked Douglas Rush.

Rush, a Cloverdale resident, is the inaugural recipient of the $1,000 Ed Schellenberg Memorial...

Feb 10 / 2015
Keri Adams

Metro Vancouver, B.C. Great food, phenomenal coffee, engaging conversation and inspirational stories – all for a bloomin’ great cause....

Feb 5 / 2015
Guildford Town Centre

Surrey, B.C. – It’s like window shopping for your future.

As part of a new partnership between Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)...

Jan 21 / 2015
Windset's Steven and John Newell

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Horticulture and business students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) now have access to a heavier crop of financial...

Jan 19 / 2015
KPU president Dr. Alan Davis drops the puck at a Vancouver Giants game.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is teaming up with the Vancouver Giants to pilot a premier academic program for the WHL team...

Jan 13 / 2015
Yuliya Yaremenko

Richmond, B.C. – When she learned she had won a $6,000 scholarship, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) student Yuliya Yaremenko felt relief....

Dec 19 / 2014
Sana Sonel speaks on behalf of KPU students at 26th annual scholarships and awards night.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) held its biggest awards night yet, with a record-breaking $750,000 in scholarships,...

Nov 18 / 2014
SABA cheque presentation.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – The South Asian Business Association of BC (SABA) recently announced the proceeds from their 2014 charity golf tournament...

Nov 3 / 2014
Kelsey Reddekopp

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Re-imaging the workspace of today, one that’s flexible to the needs of tomorrow, is no simple task.


Oct 14 / 2014
(From left) Gary Jones, co-chair of the KPU School of Horticulture; Betty Cunnin, KPU horticulture instructor; Cliff and Melissa Hoegler, owners of BC Plant Health Care; Elizabeth Worobec, Dean of KPU's Faculty of Science and Horticulture, and; Nicole Bra

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – For his fourth-year business class, Maxence Arignon was tasked with scholarship fundraising.

What he did, however,...

Sep 18 / 2014
(From left) Tiensu Tsang, honorary president of the Wenzhou Society, presents KPUAA board member Brandon Hastings with an endowed scholarship donation, alongside current Wenzhou Society President Miaofei Pan. The cheque was presented during the Mid-Autumn

Richmond, B.C. – Last week, the Canada Wenzhou Friendship Society donated $20,000 to establish an endowed scholarship for international students...

Jun 10 / 2014
Introducing KPU Civic Plaza

Surrey, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will expand its commitment to the region south of the Fraser with a 30,000 square foot (...

Jun 5 / 2014
Dean’s Medal recipient Andrea Danyluk with George C. Wootton awardee David Dryden at KPU Surrey.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Years of classes, learning and hard work culminated for over 1,700 KPU students last week, and Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Jun 3 / 2014
(From left) KPU advancement officer Debbie Mellenger, Sharon Ciccozzi, Diane MacLean, Darlene MacLean and Brian White at North Delta Secondary for the fourth annual Laura Szendrei Memorial Walk Run Roll.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Laura Szendrei’s quiet generosity will continue through a scholarship in her name at Kwantlen Polytechnic University...

Jun 2 / 2014

Metro Vancouver, B.C. –  A lifetime dedicated to educating and enabling our community. A career that has advanced the cause of higher education...

May 23 / 2014
(From left) President and Vice-Chancellor of KPU Dr. Alan Davis with Wayne McKay, golf committee chair and KPU Foundation board member, and Ken Hahn, golf committee member and KPU Foundation chair.

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – The Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Foundation raised over $54,000 Wednesday at its fourth annual golf tournament...

May 22 / 2014
George Melville receiving his honorary degree from KPU.

Distinguished Canadian entrepreneur, B.C. business success story, philanthropist and KPU honorary degree recipient to become the second chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Apr 3 / 2014
Students mingled with donors and industry partners at the KPU school of horticulture Scholarship and Awards Celebration.

Metro Vancouver, BC - Over $55,000 in industry donor awards went out to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) students last week at the school of horticulture's annual Scholarship and Awards...

Feb 11 / 2014
$20,000 donation to KPU creates endowment in memory of Ed Schellenberg

Surrey, B.C. – Ed Schellenberg’s quiet generosity will continue through a scholarship in his name at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

The Ed Schellenberg...

Jan 17 / 2014
Chrissie Bowker

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University is pleased to welcome Chrissie Bowker as the university’s new director of development, effective January...

Nov 20 / 2013
plumbing students

Metro Vancouver, B.C. - Plumbing students from KPU will have access to the latest education technology in their field, thanks to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of...

Sep 17 / 2013

Metro Vancouver, BC – Local support for Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) research project is no small potatoes.


Dec 6 / 2012


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December 7, 2012

Ready, set, create! KPU announces...

Jul 17 / 2012

Kwantlen’s aboriginal adult basic education program made possible by Vancouver Foundation’s $120,000 gift

(Metro Vancouver, BC) –...

Apr 16 / 2012

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Metro Vancouver, BC – (April 17, 2012) – Kwantlen Polytechnic University has...

Feb 22 / 2012

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Metro Vancouver, BC – (February 23, 2012) – Kwantlen Polytechnic University...

Jan 22 / 2012


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Kwantlen is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2012...

Nov 6 / 2011

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Kwantlen Foundation Appoints New Chair


May 30 / 2011

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Memorial Award Established at Kwantlen for Victim of Domestic Violence


Apr 20 / 2011

Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset Past President and Secretary, Linda Coyle, presents Kwantlen Chief Advancement Officer, Jeff Norris, with donation alongside...

Dec 1 / 2010

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December 2, 2010

(METRO VANCOUVER, B.C.) Kwantlen...

Jun 15 / 2010

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June 16, 2010

(METRO VANCOUVER, B.C.) Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Apr 25 / 2010

Dr. Irving K. Barber (centre) donates $2.5 million to create The Irving K. Barber Endowment for Educational Opportunities at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Also pictured...

Feb 15 / 2010

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Jun 24 / 2009

(Pictured left to right) Jeff Norris, Kwantlen...

Mar 4 / 2009

Renowned composer Michael Conway Baker donates recording equipment...

Feb 1 / 2009

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February 2, 2009

(SURREY, B.C.) KPU Foundation hosted its 20th Annual...

Jan 28 / 2009

(From left to right) David Atkinson, president of KPU, and Lloyd Craig, Coast Capital Savings’ president and CEO, celebrate a KPU-Coast Capital partnership,...