Feature & success stories

Thanks to the investment and involvement of our community, Sauder delivers learning experiences that invigorate, generates ideas that enlighten, and builds partnerships that inspire. Explore some of the examples of what we are achieving together.

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The Dottori-Attanasio Centennial Scholars Award in Commerce: Celebrating diversity, breaking down barriers

New Award for BCom students is all about breaking down barriers and opening more doors for students to succeed. Read more about the couple who envisio...

  • Support
  • September 10, 2019
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UBC BCom alum's gift to provide greater opportunities to UBC Sauder students

Kenneth McArthur (B.Com. 1961), along with his wife Sheila have made a gift totaling $1 million to UBC, split evenly between UBC Sauder and the UBC Sc...

  • Philanthropy
  • July 15, 2019
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Ch'nook's Aboriginal Management Program a career boost for Alumna

Jennifer Forbes was a Senior Justice Advisor at a not-for-profit organization that provides traditional, indigenous and alternative approaches to just...

  • Alumni
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Investing in tomorrow's leaders

Scholarship brings BCom student closer to pursuing a career in Business Technology Management

  • Alumni
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Impact of giving: Making the improbable possible

“The Spitz Fellows Program isn’t just supporting me, it underscores the fact that it’s important Aboriginal women are represented in business.” – Tha...

  • Alumni
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Paying it forward in Hong Kong

The alumni base in Hong Kong has so much reach. Basically, for any sort of business, we can find someone who is either in it or has been in it. It’s a...

  • Alumni
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Where Excellence Meets Ethics

“The hope is that students come out of their business programs as better people, better citizens and that UBC Sauder over time becomes the world leade...

  • Alumni
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Impact of giving: Leading with confidence

“The more knowledge you have, the more opportunities you have to help your community."  - Karen Dunstan

  • Alumni
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Investing in common roots

Thanks to the Leith Wheeler scholarship, the power of education is something I will share with my community. The experience I had in the Ch’nook Abori...

  • Alumni
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Goldcorp funding enables Indigenous business talent to thrive at UBC Sauder

Financial gifts, such as the one provided by Goldcorp, help create a more level playing field

  • Alumni
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Gordon Keep: a donor inspired by Indigenous entrepreneurship

When Gordon Keep attended the 25th anniversary of the UBC MBA Class of '83, he — along with his former classmates — was determined to give back to the...

  • Alumni
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Values-based education

Donors are not just creating programs, awards and new research opportunities. Their input actually helps to shape the culture at the school

  • Alumni
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Impact of giving: In the fast lane

"The generosity of UBC Sauder donors allows us to pursue what we’re passionate about without having anything hold us back" – Maia Brundage

  • Alumni
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Commemorating strength in adversity

Lauren didn’t leave living until later— she didn’t want to be defined by her illness. Having hope, staying positive, and even doing some independent t...

  • Alumni
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Impact of giving: Reshaping business education

“The BMO Aboriginal Business Teaching Fund gives opportunities to students who wouldn’t have a chance otherwise to go to university”  – Bianca Caroli...

  • Alumni
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