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The Essential Effect: 100 Reasons to Celebrate

Reason #100

An 'Essential' moment in history: NAIT raises record $125M in donations

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.   Find out more

Reason #85 A steward of nature
Reason #92

Heavy equipment grad ‘never gave up’ in face of adversity

Megan Shechosky wants to be a role model and help other women succeed in the trades.

Reason #87

WBM partnership boosts NAIT summer camps

The donation ensures 30 kids enjoy a fun summer of learning.

Reason #37

Overcoming barriers to academic success

NAIT staffer honours parents' memory with bursaries to help students in need.

Reason #21

Success starts with 'in-your-face training'

How Clark Builders supports NAIT students and invests in the future.

Reason #70

Finance instructors find ways to give back

From establishing endowments to raising proceeds, every donation impacts student success.

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