SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

September 15, 2015 12:03 ET

University of Calgary officially opens new residence buildings

Special ceremony unveiling Aurora and Crowsnest Halls

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - September 15, 2015) - The University of Calgary will officially open Aurora and Crowsnest Halls in a special sand ceremony commemorating this milestone. The addition of these two new residence buildings demonstrates the University of Calgary's commitment to developing strong, supportive residence communities and is a vital asset in the development of future scholars and leaders for Alberta, Canada, and the world.

WHAT: Aurora & Crowsnest Hall Residence Grand Opening

WHEN: Wednesday, September 16 from 10 - 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Crowsnest Hall, 250 Collegiate Blvd NW and free parking for media in Lot 10 & 11

WHO: Elizabeth Cannon, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Calgary
Ward Sutherland, Deputy Mayor, City of Calgary
Linda Dalgetty, Vice-President (finance and services), University of Calgary
Randy Maus, Associate Director, Residence Services, University of Calgary
Mike Webster, President, Graduate Students' Association, University of Calgary
Shaane Nathu, President, Residence Students' Association, University of Calgary

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, 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.' For more information, visit Stay up to date with University of Calgary news headlines on Twitter @UCalgary. For details on faculties and how to reach experts go to our media center at

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