January 4, 2011: Capilano University receives generous gift from RBC

      Tuesday, January 4, 2011
      Contact: Shelley Kean at 604.983.7596

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—A $20,000 gift from RBC will benefit Capilano University’s IDEA Reflections program, as well as grad shows for the university’s Acting for Stage & Screen and Musical Theatre programs. Standing in the IDEA studio with some Cap students are: third from left, Brian Williams, RBC vice-president, Commercial Financial Services; fourth from left, IDEA instructor Kiff Holland; fifth from left, RBC branch manager Bob Merrel; and at far right, Melanie Ma, RBC senior account manager.

      Reflections Vancouver 2011 is a collection of Vancouver scenic paintings created by second year students in the IDEA program at Capilano University. Students manage the entire initiative from exhibiting unique paintings, to the design, production and marketing of their art products, including an annual calendar and cards. Their goal is to raise funds to support learning and continued cultural enrichment.