Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Mike Patterson (centre left) and Michael Hodgson (centre right) worked with KPU brewing instructors such as Emily Kokonas (left) and Jon Howe (right) before graduating and working in the industry. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley brewing students bring home bronze medal

Beer developed by two KPU students among the 16,000 entries from across Canada

 

KPU’s Langley campus will see its first intake of additional nursing students in January of 2023. (KPU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

KPU prepares for pending increase in nursing students

Dean calls it a ‘wonderful challenge’

 

Keynote speaker Angela Sterritt addressed the guests at Open Doors, Open Minds events at KPU’s langley campus. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley university welcomes Indigenous youth to share academic opportunities

More than 90 students from across Lower Mainland attended

 

Dr. Deborah Henderson, director of the Institute for Sustainable Horticulture shared that a diversity of companies are seeking research support from KPU. The university has received a $440,000 funding from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley university gets $440,000 funding for research

Group plans to study ways to protect agriculture from climate change

Dr. Deborah Henderson, director of the Institute for Sustainable Horticulture shared that a diversity of companies are seeking research support from KPU. The university has received a $440,000 funding from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Special to Langley Advance Times)
KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)

Classes at KPU Surrey cancelled until 4 p.m. after ‘unfounded’ phone threat

Police say there was an ‘unspecified threat received’

KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)
The beer will be launched in honour of Dr. Elizabeth Worobec, a brewing education veteran in B.C. who played a crucial role in creating the brewing and brewery operations diploma program in 2014. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley university launches beer in honour of recently retired instructor

Special event on International Women’s Day – in collaboration Pink Boots Society

The beer will be launched in honour of Dr. Elizabeth Worobec, a brewing education veteran in B.C. who played a crucial role in creating the brewing and brewery operations diploma program in 2014. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dr. Fiona Whittinging-Walsh is nominated for a 2022 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award. (YWCA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley educator nominated as a YWCA woman of distinction

Nominations announced and public can vote on nominees. Vote winner gets $10,000 for charity

Dr. Fiona Whittinging-Walsh is nominated for a 2022 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award. (YWCA/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Philosophers’ Corner invites everyone in the community interested in though-provoking discussions and is organized through Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s armchair philosophers invited to join online discussion

Ninety-minute sessions are held once a month

Philosophers’ Corner invites everyone in the community interested in though-provoking discussions and is organized through Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Elder crossing sign, first old one then the revised one. (TALK/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Upcoming webinar tackles ageism

Third Age Learning at Kwantlen hosts virtual talk about changing society’s approach to the elderly

Elder crossing sign, first old one then the revised one. (TALK/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Graduating students in the KPU brewing course are making their custom craft beers available for purchase every Friday at the Langley campus. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley KPU offers custom craft beers for purchase every Friday

The new beers are created by graduating students in the brewing program

Graduating students in the KPU brewing course are making their custom craft beers available for purchase every Friday at the Langley campus. (KPU/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University’s campus. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley university classes mostly virtual due to Omicron

Hands-on labs are still being held in person at TWU, KPU

Trinity Western University’s campus. (Langley Advance Times files)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University receives some of the provincial money aimed at providing more co-op and work-integrated learning opportunities for students. (New Democrats/Special to Langley Advance Times)

KPU given $125K to ensure more hands-on experience for students

Langley MLAs say local pupils will benefit from provincial monies for work experience programs

  • Dec 4, 2021
Kwantlen Polytechnic University receives some of the provincial money aimed at providing more co-op and work-integrated learning opportunities for students. (New Democrats/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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

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)
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

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

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)
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)