University of Calgary

University of Calgary to announce major donation

Gift will help transform Schulich School of Engineering

Oct. 17, 2013

Tomorrow, the University of Calgary will announce a major donation to the Schulich School of Engineering's Engineering Leaders campaign.

The gift will help create exceptional learning experiences for students and state-of-the-art facilities to support groundbreaking and widely recognized research.

This contribution is in addition to the previously announced capital funding of $142.5 million by the Government of Alberta for the Schulich School of Engineering Expansion and Renovation Project. The project adds approximately 18,300 gross square metres of new space and renovates approximately 11,100 gross square metres of existing space within the complex.


WHAT:    Major donation announcement. Media availability after the event.   
                                                                            
WHEN:    Fri., Oct. 18, 2013 event from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.                   
                                                                            
         University of Calgary, Energy Environment Experiential Learning    
WHERE:   (EEEL) building                                                    
         750 Campus Drive NW http://www.ucalgary.ca/map/ Parking: L22       
                                                                            
         Elizabeth Cannon, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of     
WHO:     Calgary                                                            
         Donor representative