We had the honor of having Marie-Claire Concannon (Annual & Community Giving, BCIT Foundation), Susan Waltes (Awards Coordinator, BCIT Foundation) and Lilian Luo (2010 Recipient of the Rotary Club of Burnaby, BCIT Foundation Scholarship) join us on February 4, 2010.

Susan provided us an update on our Scholarship with the Foundation.  Since the inception of the Rotary Scholarship in 1991, 16 students have benefited from our sholarship for a total of $ 9,000 funds making its way to support students at BCIT. 

(Photo: Robin Hemmingsen, Dean of the BCIT School of Business (left), Lilian Luo, 2010 Rotary Club of Burnaby Scholarship recipient (right)) 

The BCIT Foundation secures gifts that support BCIT Schools in creating opportunities and enhancing the learning experience of our students.

In 2009/10 the BCIT Foundation generated income of $7.7 million and its endowed fund portfolio grew to $16.7 million. A total of 945 donors contributed to our charity in this timeframe. 

BCIT is one of the largest post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, producing highly skilled graduates through certificate, diploma, degree and master's degree programs in six Schools across five campuses in the Lower Mainland.

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