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Celebrating 5 years of Concordia’s builders and friends

Watch video highlights from our Oct. 15 dinner to honour university donors
November 22, 2019

More than 130 donors and friends gathered on October 15 to hear about the university’s latest research and Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now at our annual Chancellor’s Builders Circle and Friends Dinner.

The Chancellor’s Builders Circle honours the philanthropists who support the next generation of students, faculty and researchers through gifts of $100,000 and more.

Learn more about this year’s celebration in these video highlights.

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‘People give to Concordia because they believe the university makes a difference’

Hear from Concordia’s interim president, Graham Carr, on how our community of generous donors helps advance the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now.

‘We support Concordia because we believe in its ethos, vision and outstanding leadership’

Hear Concordia Chancellor Jonathan Wener, BComm 71, and Susan Wener, philanthropist and bestselling author, highlight the importance of supporting higher education for the benefit of students, faculty and researchers at Concordia.

'We have a responsibility to give back to our community'

Why do Norman Hébert Jr., BComm 77, chair of Concordia’s Board of Governors, and Lino Saputo Jr., BA 89, Campaign for Concordia co-chair, support their alma mater? Find out in this video.

'How do we build a next-generation city?'

Ursula Eicker is the Canada Research Chair in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities. Learn how she and her team of interdisciplinary researchers at Concordia will make urban living more enjoyable.

‘How we can give older adults control over their own participation in society?’

Rachel Downey, GrDip 18, is a PhD student in Concordia’s Department of Psychology. Find out how her research will help promote healthy living in ageing populations.

Dance like everyone is watching

View a performance by students from Concordia’s Department of Contemporary Dance. 

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