KPU in the News - October 6, 2014

This report is a modified summary of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's media coverage for the week of October 6, 2014. For more KPU news, visit:

Surrey made two big announcements last week regarding the city's emerging clean tech sector. One of which is KPU's partnership with Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre.
    - Read the story here

Shaw TV's Go! Vancouver hopped over the KPU Langley for a sneak peek inside the university's new Brewing & Brewery Operations program. 
    - Read the story here

This October, Kwantlen Polytechnic University installed its second chancellor - Dr. George Melville. 
    - Read the story here and here.

Girl Global Power is coming to KPU Surrey with a conference line-up that features leaders discussing topics that include violence and safety, health and cyber-bullying.
    - Read the story here.

Langley's entertaining and educational eco-movie series is back. The first Green Wednesday of the season was held last week; the next documentary screening will take place Nov. 12.

    - Read the story here.

B.C. celebrated the International Day of the Girl last Saturday. Local organization Global Girl Power marked the worldwide movement with a community conference at KPU.
    - Watch the story here.


After being discouraged by unsustainable and unethical practices in the fashion industry, Erin Polowy came to KPU, and learned how she could make a positive impact on the industry from within. She's just joined on to Project 333, and is an advocate for slow movement, eco- and human rights-conscious clothing.