April 23-29 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. Prof. Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC has recorded a special video message for our alumni volunteers to thank you for their contributions.
Chancellor reappointment committee members: Faye Wightman – Chair, alumni UBC Board of Directors; Chair, Chancellor Reappointment Committee Alan Ehrenholz – President-elect, Alma Mater Society Shelina Esmail – Member, alumni UBC Board of Directors Darran Fernandez – Associate Registrar and Director, Enrolment Services; Member, Board of Governors Dr. Susan Forwell – Department Head and Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Science and… Read more
On June 8th, 2016, more than 1400 guests and volunteers recognized the 33rd Annual YWCA Vancouver Women of Distinction Award recipients. We’re pleased to share that four of these amazing and inspiring women are UBC alumnae. Congratulations to all of them! Business & the Professions – Sue Paish, BCom’81, LLB’82 Education, Training & Development – Penny Gurstein, BArch’76 Health… Read more
Six UBC alumni have received B.C. Community Achievement Awards for 2016. The awards were announced by Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, on April 26, and were presented on May 25. “All British Columbians are inspired by those who lead by example, lending their time and talents in their… Read more
In a letter to Stuart Belkin, the Chair of UBC’s Board of Governors, the Board of Directors of alumni UBC expresses its strong support for the presidential search to continue as planned. The alumni UBC Board also encourages the future new President and the Chair of the UBC Board of Governors to work together with the UBC community to ensure that the University is a leader in higher education governance best practices. The UBC Board of Governors responded with a March 4th letter.
Enter below for your chance to win a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, Trendline Plus (valued at approximately $24,000 before tax). Contest generously sponsored by: Contest closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on June 3, 2016. *Eligibility applies to UBC alumni living in Canada, excluding Quebec, and excluding UBC faculty and staff, and their families. Contest closes… Read more