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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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The series consists of issues of alumni newsletters published between 1971 and 2011. The newsletter has gone through several name changes over the years:
- The Tie 1971- 1978
- The Aggregate 1979-1981
- Alumni News 1982-1993
- Alumni Ambassador-1992-2011. Winter 2011, the ‘Green’ issue was the last.
Between 2012 and 2017 Alumni news updates were published via the BCIT Update blog (F01-s12-ss06-f15). These updates can now be found in the BCIT News publication.
Other publications featuring news of alumni, such as "Business in Vancouver, Distinguished Alumni Awards" feature (2005) have also been included in this series.
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- BCIT. Alumni Association (Creator)
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C. McLellan, updated 2018-11-29