Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Trees for Life project is supporting the seeding of several thousand native African trees, some of which are arranged as the outline of a lion to form living artwork. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

KPU’s Langley campus supporting tree planting in Ethiopia

Local university part of Trees for Life project aimed at helping combat climate change

 

Photo of Henry Louis Norwest – Photo taken while as a member of 3rd Canadian Mounted Rifles, 1915. (CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL)

KPU Remembers: Students reconstruct Canadian solider’s experience in First World War

Senior university students published videos telling the story of Canadian veterans

 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is honouring the lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools by participating in Lighting the Country Orange from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.(KPU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Going orange: Kwantlen Polytechnic University marks national Truth and Reconciliation Day

A gesture of solidarity with lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools

 

Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)

Student brewers bring home medals to Langley’s KPU campus

The beer competition saw local students shine in several categories

  • Sep 16, 2021
Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)
Walnut Grove resident Netanya Castillo is a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is hosting an electronic recycling drive until July 30, 2021 in an effort to win a $10,000 scholarship from the Electronic Recycling Association. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove resident Netanya Castillo is a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is hosting an electronic recycling drive until July 30, 2021 in an effort to win a $10,000 scholarship from the Electronic Recycling Association. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Some staff at the Fraser Health Authority outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Langley stayed in the shade with parasols during the heat wave on Saturday, June 26. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Some staff at the Fraser Health Authority outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Langley stayed in the shade with parasols during the heat wave on Saturday, June 26. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A 2020 Ford Explorer and Ford F-150 were donated to KPU’s auto training program, based in Cloverdale. (Special to Black Press Media)

Dam’s Ford gifts trucks to KPU

Flood-damaged Ford vehicles donated to Kwantlen’s auto training students in Cloverdale

A 2020 Ford Explorer and Ford F-150 were donated to KPU’s auto training program, based in Cloverdale. (Special to Black Press Media)
Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer at KPU. Brewing was one of the programs that had to stay in “on campus” mode during the COVID-19 pandemic. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

KPU, TWU prepare to head back to campus in September

The province has called for in-person learning by this fall

Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer at KPU. Brewing was one of the programs that had to stay in “on campus” mode during the COVID-19 pandemic. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Rebecca Deil (left) and Emily Comeau making the Pink Boots beer. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University announced this week that 64 more health care assistant spaces will be opened at the school. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

KPU to train more health workers for seniors care homes

Provincial funding means 64 more spaces for students

Kwantlen Polytechnic University announced this week that 64 more health care assistant spaces will be opened at the school. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Seen here in a pre-pandemic file photo, First West Foundation Chair Peter Podovinikoff (2nd from left) was instrumental in creating First West Foundation through his role as Delta Credit Union’s chief executive officer and continues to serve on its board of directors. (file)

First West Foundation marks 25 years of helping the community

Over the years, it has grown from hundreds of thousands, to millions of dollars in assets

Seen here in a pre-pandemic file photo, First West Foundation Chair Peter Podovinikoff (2nd from left) was instrumental in creating First West Foundation through his role as Delta Credit Union’s chief executive officer and continues to serve on its board of directors. (file)
Nancy More has been a brewmaster for more than 30 years and has a scholarship award named after her. (Joshua Peter Grafstein/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New award to help post-secondary students named for Langley brewmaster

Kwantlen Polytechnic University brewing student first recipient of Nancy More Award

Nancy More has been a brewmaster for more than 30 years and has a scholarship award named after her. (Joshua Peter Grafstein/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Wong siblings, Gabrielle, 18, Catherine, 13, Dominic, 15, all received accolades at the fall edition of the KPU International Music Festival in October 2020. (Leo Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley siblings win music awards

The Wong kids kept it all in the family at KPU’s International Music Festival.

The Wong siblings, Gabrielle, 18, Catherine, 13, Dominic, 15, all received accolades at the fall edition of the KPU International Music Festival in October 2020. (Leo Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dr. Deborah Henderson and her colleagues won a $100,000 prize for their work on an environmentally friendly pesticide. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

KPU reseachers win $100K award for green pesticide

The biological solution avoids using chemical pesticides

Dr. Deborah Henderson and her colleagues won a $100,000 prize for their work on an environmentally friendly pesticide. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Journalist Andrea Woo is a graduate of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Award-winning journalist receives award from her alma mater

Andrea Woo receives distinguished alumni award from KPU

  • Oct 30, 2020
Journalist Andrea Woo is a graduate of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students receive first diversity in brewing award at KPU

Students receive first diversity in brewing award at KPU

Langley university introduces a new scholarship initiative that supports future brewers

  • Oct 4, 2020
Students receive first diversity in brewing award at KPU
Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)

Langley-based universities TWU and KPU talk September start

Masks will be required when physical distance is not an option

Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)
VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

KPU and TWU shared video tributes with students

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates
Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley nursing students and Lower Mainland universities match volunteers with health care workers

KPU, UBC, BCIT and Douglas College nursing students form COVID response team

Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)