KPU in the News - December 8, 2014

This report is a modified summary of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's media coverage for the week of December 8, 2014. For more KPU news, visit:

Two distinguished KPU alumni have been recognized in Business in Vancouver's latest cohort of the top 40 executives, entrepreneurs and professionals under 40. Kristan Ash - who currently serves on the KPU Alumni Association board of directors, KPU board of governors and university senate - is the director of home health B.C. at We Care/CBI Home Health Services. Lynn Cook graduated with a diploma in accounting. Today, she is the CFO of U.S. operations for Colliers International.
    - Read their profiles here and here.

Surrey is fighting its crime image with clean-tech and green initiatives, such as Newton's Foresight Cleanteach Accelarator project. A partnership with KPU, it will serve as a business incubator for clean tech in Surrey.
    - Read the story here

KPU and the Kwantlen Student Association sponsored the Self-Employment and Entrepreneur Development Society's (SEEDS) second-annual Business Leadership Awards, which recognizes excellence among small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Surrey.