University of Calgary

University of Calgary celebrating progress towards achieving Eyes High goal

Concrete results highlighted in University of Calgary 2013 Community Report

Sept. 24, 2013

Tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 25, the University of Calgary will celebrate the achievements of students, faculty, staff and alumni as President Elizabeth Cannon delivers her annual report to the community. The university's 2013 Community Report will highlight the milestones of the institution's plans.

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 it fully engages in the communities it both serves and leads.


WHAT:   2013 Community Report                                               
                                                                            
WHEN:   Wed., Sept. 25, 11:45 am - 12:45pm - Media Scrum to follow          
                                                                            
WHERE:  MacEwan Hall A & B (and foyer), MacEwan Student Centre              
                                                                            
WHO:    Elizabeth Cannon - President, University of Calgary                 
                                                                            
        Bruce Graham - President and CEO, Calgary Economic Development      
                                                                            
        Lucy Miller - President and CEO, United Way Calgary and Area
 
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.'

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