Published on May 23, 2018
Scholarships and equipment included in the biggest gift from industry to the polytechnic's fundraising campaign
EDMONTON –Spartan Controlshas renewed its partnership with NAIT, announcing a $4.3 million donation to support the Instrumentation Technology, Alternative Energy Technology, Power Engineering, Water and Wastewater Technology and Millwright programs.
The 11-year agreement, announced today at NAIT, will include program equipment, software and services worth more than $4 million as well as scholarships and bursaries totaling $156,000.
Dr. Glenn Feltham, President and CEO, NAIT
“The gift from Spartan Controls is transformational! On behalf of everyone at NAIT, our most sincere thanks. Their gift elevates our students’ education. It ensures they have the most advanced equipment to learn on, and directly supports their educational journey through scholarships and bursaries. What an amazing investment in our students and province!”
Grant Wilde, President and CEO, Spartan Controls
“Investing in and supporting education for the next generation of industry experts is a core principle at Spartan Controls. 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.”
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.