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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Selina August: A voice for her people

Selina August, a shíshálh Nation councillor, poses for a portrait after a round of negotiations as part of the Day...

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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies

David Goelst just can’t get enough

David Goelst graduated with a General Studies diploma from Capilano University on June 5, 2017 – at the age of...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Education in women’s prison supports positive social change

Every month, Capilano University School of Business instructor Leighan Crowe, drives the three-hour round trip from the North Shore to Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Correctional Institute (FVI).
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Business & Professional Studies, Community Life, Student Life

Creating Connections introduces grads to local employers

Capilano University business grads are embracing their inner drive When Mariana Silveira made the decision to pursue a North American...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Farhan Mohamed: Turning a side job into a media powerhouse

One of Capilano’s own, Farhan Mohamed recently made Vancouver Magazine’s Power 50 list. Mohamed is one of the founders and co-owners of Daily Hive...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

You can’t buy this brand of dedication

When Pauntehah Poursaba joined Capilano University’s marketing case team this fall, she had no idea what she was in for....

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Best at Westerns

How would you handle a government-forced breakup of a conglomerate over eight years? That’s something second-, third- and fourth-year students...
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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies

Claire Tallman: Just go for it

Capilano University introduced its new brand and visual identity to the world this January with an ad campaign on billboards,...

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About Cap, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics

Every brand has a story: Insights from a marketing guru

Mary Charleson knows a thing or two about branding. An international authority on marketing, columnist and author, Charleson’s work is...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Fine & Applied Arts

Jumping into entrepreneurship with both feet

Capilano University Business and IDEA graduates collaborate on a new business that takes weatherproof gear to the next level After...

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Business & Professional Studies, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Kerrigan Cartner: Be inspired

Have you ever considered studying abroad? For many, it is a life-changing experience. Take it from Kerrigan Cartner, a Capilano...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Driving change: Communication professor teaches by example

Michael Markwick is passionate about creating dialogue. The father of five and Capilano University School of Communication instructor has been actively teaching and promoting social change...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Business student Tom Rajaeieh dreams big

“My goal? Leading a Fortune 500 company as Chief Executive Officer.” For some business students, that is the ultimate career...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Business students take a kick at event marketing

Sheldon Slonski, Ileana O’Keefe, Karolina Siwiec, and Adam Velji at the Whitecaps store. Photo submitted.   Cap U business students...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

School of Business booming at competitions

In this, the second in our series on Capilano University’s School of Business successes, students make a “Cool Blast” in local and international case competitions.
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

School of Business wins big

Both the junior and senior teams from Capilano University took first place in the 2016 Western Canadian Business Competition on March 11 to 13.
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Global & Community Studies

From North Vancouver to Inuvik and beyond

Global and Community Studies has embarked on another community-based project, this time in the far reaches of Canada’s North. School...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Getting minty at the AMA Case Competition

Under the bright lights in the huge auditorium of Capilano University’s Cedar Building, with three judges sitting in Dragons’ Den formation...
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Riding the paralegal boom: Alumnus Yves Moisan

When Yves Moisan started working as a corporate paralegal nearly 30 years ago in Montréal, the industry looked a lot...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

Business student makes top 5 in AMA sales competition

Growing up listening to shop talk around the dinner table made a strong impression on Capilano U business student Richard...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

DJ O-Show inspires, empowers young entrepreneurs

“When your life is almost taken, it pushes you and gives you more purpose,” says Orene Askew, recounting the moment...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Cap paralegal program sets a high bar

As a senior paralegal at one of Vancouver’s largest law firms and current vice-president of the BC Paralegal Association, Carmen Marolla knows what it takes to succeed in the legal world.
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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies, Global & Community Studies

Business Alumni Fall Social and CUAA AGM

When the Capilano University Business Alumni Chapter meets for its first fall reunion on Thursday, November 5, members are in for a treat....

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Creative art meets retail marketing at Lala’s

Is retail marketing a skill to study at university? While some may not think so, Maegan Warren knows differently. For...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

5 reasons to choose the Capilano School of Business

Did you know that a business degree is one of the most versatile degrees you can earn? Capilano U School...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

Communication Studies student lands Georgia Straight op-ed

Earlier this year, Kelly Clarkson made a comeback. She produced a powerful album with enough motivational mantras to fill stadiums...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

School of Business team wins Western Canada Business Competition

Teneille Lewis says that she can never look at a Starbucks the same way again. “No matter who you are...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Daniel Dubois: Turning ideas into action

At just 23 years old, Capilano University business student Daniel Dubois has already started multiple businesses, spoken at We Day...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers, Sustainability

Battle of the Buildings a success

What an energetic term! Capilano University’s Battle of the Buildings challenged student teams from...
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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

The international escapades of William Luan

A lot of people like to say they’re adventurous, but for how many is it really the truth? Sure, out...

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