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BCIT. Alumni Association

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

BCIT. Alumni Association

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Alumni Association
  • Alumni Association of the British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Description area

Dates of existence

1970-

History

The Alumni Association of the British Columbia Institute of Technology was incorporated March 16, 1970.

The BCIT Alumni Association is a registered, non-profit society governed by a board of volunteer directors and financed by association affinity programs, sponsorship, and institute support. The Alumni Association was revitalized in 1984 at the time of BCIT's 20th anniversary. By 1990 it had over 25,000 members, offered 11 entrance scholarships and actively fundraising for current BCIT students. In 2012 the association has more than 140,000 members (graduates), of which approximately 115,721 are recorded and 80,000 are active on the database.

The Alumni Association hosts the following events:
Annual General Meeting, BCIT Alumni Open Golf Tournament, Distinguished Alumni Awards.

The Alumni Association sponsors the following student events:
Schmoozapalooza, hosted by BCIT Marketing Communications students.
Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) annual FUSE Gala networking event. Fuse aims to reconnect accomplished BCIT Alumni with the best and brightest business students, as well as provide successful industry professionals with the opportunity to recruit new employees and source new contacts.

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Relationships area

Related entity

British Columbia Institute of Technology (1964-)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1970-03-16

Description of relationship

The graduates of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) are the members of the BCIT Alumni Association. BCIT provides some support to the BCIT Alumni Association.

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF)

Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

C. McLellan, created 2016-02-22

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