SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

May 05, 2016 14:22 ET

Media Advisory: Haskayne School of Business to receive $3 million gift to support adventure education

Calgary business leader makes significant contribution to the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) - On Friday, the popular adventure education programs at Haskayne that bring students to the spectacular wilderness of the Canadian Rockies as they learn about what it really takes to be a leader, will receive a major boost from a Calgary business leader.

Join us as we celebrate this gift and the transformational learning experiences it will help to provide for students and future business leaders.

WHAT: Gift announcement to the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business
WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m. Media scrum to follow at approximately 10:50 a.m.
WHERE: BMO Forum, Scurfield Hall,
  University of Calgary
  2500 University Drive, N.W.
WHO: Donor
  Jennifer Krahn, director of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is making tremendous progress on its journey to become one of Canada's top five research universities, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

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About the Haskayne School of Business

The Haskayne School of Business was founded at the University of Calgary in 1967, and was named in honour of Richard F. Haskayne, OC, AOE, FCA, in 2002. The business school has approximately 3,300 full- and part-time students enrolled in bachelor's, master's, doctorate and executive education programs, and stays connected with its more than 21,000 alumni in 80 countries worldwide.

The vision of the Haskayne School of Business is to be an internationally recognized centre of excellence for business education, research and community outreach, with a special emphasis on the distinct elements that define Calgary and Alberta: energy, entrepreneurship and ethical leadership.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Stéphane Massinon
    Associate Director, Communications
    Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
    Cell: 403.612.8546