On June 2, 2015 the Capilano community celebrated the extraordinary achievements of four alumni and two organizations that have contributed to Capilano University’s success.
The 2015 Alumni Awards of Excellence recipients include:
- Distinguished Alumni Award—Glen Leonard and Otis Perrick
- One to Watch Alumni Award—Rattan Bagga
- President’s Service Award—Tourism Vancouver and the Municipal Finance Authority
- Award for Excellence in Empowering Learning—Gerrie Waugh
Since 2007, Capilano University has honoured more than 130 people and organizations who have distinguished themselves and the university through their contributions and accomplishments. Previous recipients have included Dr. Thomas Kerr, world renowned HIV/AIDs research pioneer, and bestselling author and playwright, Anosh Irani.
The recipients were honoured at a celebration event held on June 2 at Capilano University’s Sportsplex, attended by more than 150 guests including past Alumni Awards of Excellence recipients, alumni, faculty members, staff and friends of the university.
The award recipients are a diverse group representing quite different vocations and businesses, from academia to organic food production to digital media production. What brings them together is their dedication to advancing the mission of Capilano University which is to instill real-life knowledge and skills that help students succeed in our rapidly changing world. To learn more about this year’s recipients, read the news release
If you are a Capilano University alumnus and want to find out more about joining an alumni chapter linked with your program of study or volunteer for a variety of alumni initiatives, contact Janis Connolly, Alumni Relations Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.990.7968.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Submitted by Janis Connolly, Alumni Relations