November 22, 2006: Call for distinguished alumni of Capilano College

      Wednesday, November 22, 2006
      Contact: Janis Connolly at 604.990.7968

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—Capilano College is currently accepting nominations for the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Awards. This will be the inauguration of the awards program created to recognize people who have attended the College and who have distinguished themselves through their achievements, contributions to their professions, and service to the community.

      “Many of our former students are making an indelible mark on society and through their actions have inspired others,” says College president, Dr. Greg Lee. “I truly hope the public will consider nominating a deserving Capilano College alumnus for recognition in this category.”

      Nomination forms and guidelines can be found at, or by contacting Janis Connolly, alumni relations officer in the College’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations, at 604.990.7968, or The completed nomination package must be received by February 15, 2007.

      “Capilano College is committed to building lifelong relationships with alumni, donors and friends of the College,” Lee added. “Their continued involvement with the institution greatly impacts the quality of the experience that is offered to its students.”

      Capilano College serves the communities of the Lower Mainland, Howe Sound, and the Sunshine Coast through campuses in North Vancouver, Squamish and Sechelt. Enrolment totals 7,000 students in credit programs each term with and additional 7,000 people taking non-credit courses annually. The College offers a complete range of preparatory courses, university transfer courses, business and management studies, creative and applied arts programs, health and human services programs, plus a range of services in support of student learning and success. Credentials awarded include bachelor degrees, associate degrees, post-baccalaureate diplomas, advanced diplomas, diplomas, certificates and statements of completion.