alumni student awards endowments industry partnerships campus development campaigns staff planned gifts in will memorial gifts applied research gifts in kind
Sandvik Coromant helps students practice hands-on skills
Bursary honours Edmonton paramedic for his compassion and perseverance
Mel Gowda creates a bequest in her will to support future students
Scholarship recipient follows in mother’s footsteps
The award recognizes celebration of record-setting fundraising campaign
Mawji Centre founder inducted into the Alberta Business Hall of Fame
Donors help students access anxiety reducing fitness program
Recent graduate gives back to Baking and Pastry Arts students
Emergency bursaries help student overcome loss after devastating fire.
NAIT hospitality instructor gives back to her profession with scholarships
Three-and-a-half years and more than 4,200 supporters added up to a record-breaking $125 million in donations for NAIT students, applied research and campus growth.
Dan Sorochan’s belief in people underpin his business and support for community.
Megan Shechosky wants to be a role model and help other women succeed in the trades.
NAIT students create tool to gather data on emerging technology in wireless internet connectivity.
The donation ensures 30 kids enjoy a fun summer of learning.
NAIT alum remembers early struggles as a student with donation to bursaries.
Sadie Holt thankful to the donors who helped her graduate.
NAIT alum Jason Gregor supports bursaries for next generation of radio talent.
RBC Foundation supports students to thrive in the workforce.
"We believe collaboration and innovation go hand in hand in solving today’s industry challenges, creating a bright future for the communities where we work and live.” – Grant Wilde, Spartan Controls
Donation from NAIT alumna Linda Haymour helps students deal with stress and anxiety.
Recent Alternative Energy Technology grad Chris Crevier looks back on how scholarships supported his success.
Arnold and Grace Rumbold have been part of the Edmonton community for 60 years. Now they want to help students gain access to rewarding, lifelong careers.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Al Owen wanted to contribute to the forest industry that he built his career upon, so he established a scholarship endowment at NAIT. Lucas was the 2015 recipient.
This year, NAIT students received $6 million in scholarships and bursaries. Celebrating convocation, recipients were thankful for the Essential Effect donors have had on their education.
More than 40 students receive $40,000 in scholarships from ProCura Real Estate Services.
Partnership with NAIT helps industry meet evolving technological challenges.
“Our partnership with NAIT is a critical part of our commitment to improving educational experiences for students and catalyzing innovation both here and around the world.”
- Al Amiri, Cisco Canada
NAIT grads support architectural technology students with scholarships and mentorship.
Support confirms how Flynn and assisted animal therapy helps reduce stress and anxiety one student at a time.
“Technology has changed at a faster pace and the manufacturing industry is in need of skilled, qualified employees that will drive innovation.” - Tom Henry, Sandvik Coromant
NAIT’s Boreal Research Institute teams with industry to transform industrial sites into vibrant forests.
NAIT staffer honours parents' memory with bursaries to help students in need.
A year after graduation, Andrew Golbeck created bursaries to help hardworking, single parents. In 2015, Dawit Tesfazghi recieved the bursary and says the support helped him achieve his dreams.
As one of NAIT’s biggest scholarship boosters, Argus Machine helped more than 300 machinist and business students. Here’s a look back at what Kris Mauthe had to say in 2015 about why they support.
Gilead supports students who contribute to the manufacturing of life-saving medicine.
Scholarships gave apprentice Kathleen Mahoney the tools to learn. Here's a look back to when she first began her educational journey.
Millar Western supports forestry students to stay on the cutting-edge.
How Clark Builders supports NAIT students and invests in the future.
Patrick A. R. Smith Memorial Endowed Fund established in memory of former instructor.
Anna Hammermeister captures diagnostic images that help patients during potential emergencies. The scholarships she received during her time as a student has made her career possible.
After Ellen Hughes retired, partner Elaine established scholarships to support the next generation of chefs and restaurateurs.
Since receiving scholarships, Taylor J. Oliwa graduated. Today, he says he’s grateful for the support, which helped him transition into a rewarding career coordinating repairs on fluid moving pumps.
How NAIT graduate and storm chaser Nevin deMilliano turned a unique hobby into a business.
Alumnus sees importance of investing in water resources and students’ learning.
Carpentry alumnus Roger Dootson reflects back on his career and his support for the community.
Recipient Sandra Prystupa finds career in the aviation industry to make the skies safer.
David Lazaruk’s memorial gift celebrates his father’s support of NAIT automotive apprentices
Alumnus Georg Wowk encourages students to get involved and pursue learning opportunities outside of the classroom.
PCL Construction believes NAIT-trained graduates have a valuable role in its growth
Back when he was a NAIT business student, Daniel Petty says scholarships unlocked doors that boosted his career. Today he works as a sales professional for an international business.
Aaron Taves credits NAIT and industry donors for his world-class performance at WorldSkills in Abu Dhabi.
Morgan Bosch proudly serves as a role model for young women in trades.
CAE Healthcare partnership prepares students through simulation.
NAIT unveils the Melton Crane and Hoisting Building named for Melcor Developments chairman.
NAIT instructor and donor Garry Wilson shares why community is so important.
Jagrit Bajwa isn't just living the Canadian dream — he's living proof that opportunity, work ethic and a NAIT education open doors to a better future.
Radio personality helps students in program where he started his career.
Thank-a-thon student caller inspired by donors to make a gift and help fellow students.
Staff raised $112,000 for the NAIT it Forward internal fundraising campaign last year.
How Alberta Milk’s gift-in-kind helps Culinary Arts students make a better quality cheese.
This year, we made history thanks to the support of nearly 4,000 donors, alumni, and community partners.
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