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Cap in Photos: November 2017

CapU grad Kaya Dorey is the founder of Novel Supply Co., a conscious apparel line that uses all sustainable fabrics. Dorey was named a "Young Champion of the Earth" by the United Nations...
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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, 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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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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Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics, How To

10 tips for ‘making it’ in the music industry

Whether behind the scenes or on the stage, knowing what it takes to ‘make it’ in the music industry is...

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About Cap, Community Life, Continuing Studies, Fun Stuff

Learn artisan craft distilling in Squamish

School spirit has taken on a whole new meaning at Capilano University. The new Artisan Craft Distilling workshop—one of the...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers, Student Life

Great things in store for our Graduate Entrance Award winners

If you outright ask Nikki Shearar and Tyler Belich why they think they were chosen to receive Capilano University’s inaugural...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Derrival’s path to the Peak Performance finals

“Hey wouldn’t it be cool if we started a band?”— said nearly every high school student ever. The thing is,...

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Applied Smarts, Executive Education, Hot Topics

Benefits of creating an organizational learning culture

What is a learning culture and why is it important? Here’s the second article in a two-part series published in...

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Applied Smarts, Executive Education, Hot Topics

Essential not optional: Why employee training and development matters

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An article by Capilano University’s own Karmen Blackwood, director of Continuing Studies & Executive Education, was recently published in Business...

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Fun Stuff

Inspiration

Some selfless words on success as we prepare for a new school year.

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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

“Beck”oning to local First Nations part of HR grad’s job

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For James Beck, a Capilano University School of Business graduate and member of the nearby Squamish First Nation, the Human...

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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Lee Polychronopoulos: a different route to business school

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Lee Polychronopoulos wasn’t a fan of high school. He’s a smart guy, he just didn’t care. “My grades suffered due...

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Fun Stuff, How To, Student Life

12 ways to experience everywhere you go like a local

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Third-year business student, Daniel Dubois, shares his thoughts on how to truly experience another culture while visiting a different country....

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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies

New awards for School of Business students

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Business students will be pleased to hear about some new $1,000 awards from BlueShore Financial for students in Capilano University’s...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Rattan Bagga: Top 30 Under 30

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“Eating organic” was a fringe culinary trend enjoyed by hippies and health food advocates when Rattan Bagga’s family opened Sweet Cherubim...

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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Learn from marketing royalty

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“This is an event you don’t want to miss. Not many opportunities like this come knocking at your door!” says...

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

North Van entrepreneur faces the Grizzly Den

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Mike Bailey, a student in Capilano University’s BOSS Entrepreneurship program recently won first place in the Grizzly Den elevator pitch...

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Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics

Secrets of the sale

Charlene Hill, the chair of Capilano University’s School of Business, knows all the sale secrets of the stores you shop...

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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

It’s time to ‘Suit Up’ Cap U

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The wait is finally over. Get ready for the biggest networking event on campus ever! The second annual Suit Up:...

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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

MACS Winter Social

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The Marketing Association of Capilano Students is excited to invite you to network in style at our first annual MACS...

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Sustainability

Taking out the trash

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On Tuesday, October 22 more than 200 Capilano University students will participate in Cap’s fifth campus waste audit. Students from...

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Business & Professional Studies, How To, Student Life

NeTWERKING It Right

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One panel. Five professionals from five different Industries – finance, public relations, marketing, sales and human resources – and all...

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Business & Professional Studies, How To, Student Life

Business Career Fair October 10

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Time to dust off your resumé and dig out that suit. Employers looking to connect with enthusiastic young professionals will...

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Changemakers, Community Life

5 Days for the Homeless at Cap

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There is comfort in knowing you have a roof over your head, a warm place to sleep and where your...

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Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Digging up the volleyball court

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If you’re a star volleyball player and full-time student, you need to keep a lot of balls in the air....

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

Shining example

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Deciding to go back to school was a huge leap of faith for Jessie Williams. As the first member of...

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