January 15, 2008: Nominations open for Capilano’s Distinguished Alumni Awards

      Tuesday, January 15, 2008
      Contact: Janis Connolly at 604.990.7968

      Nominations open for Capilano’s Distinguished Alumni Awards

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.)—Capilano College is currently accepting nominations for the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Awards. This awards program recognizes people who have attended Capilano and who have distinguished themselves through their achievements, contributions to their professions, and service to the community.

      “Many of our former students have gone on to do amazing things and their activities have inspired countless others” says Capilano’s president, Dr. Greg Lee. “I encourage people to consider nominating a deserving alumnus who attended Capilano to be recognized for their endeavours.”

      Nomination forms and guidelines can be found at www.capilanou.ca/about/development-alumni, or by contacting Janis Connolly, alumni relations officer in the College’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations, at 604.990.7968, or jconnoll@capilanou.ca. The completed nomination package must be received by February 29, 2008.

      “The continued involvement of our alumni with Capilano has a profound impact on the quality of the educational experience we offer to our current and future students,” Lee added. “Their commitment to this institution is invaluable, as we strive to build lifelong relationships with our graduates, donors and friends.”

      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 6,800 students in credit programs each term with an additional 7,000 people taking non-credit courses annually. Capilano 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.