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Algoma University Foundation & the Essential Elements Campaign


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Outline of Algoma University Foundation\'s $6 million dollar fundraising campaign.

Outline of Algoma University Foundation\'s $6 million dollar fundraising campaign.

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  • 1. Essential to the Future of Sault Ste. Marie
  • 2. June 18, 2008 Bill 80 by Royal AssentAlgoma University became an independent, autonomous university
  • 3. “A strong Algoma University is building amore vibrant and prosperous community,and contributing to the general prosperityof our province and our nation.Algoma U is a university-of- choice forstudents from Sault Ste. Marie, NorthernOntario, across the country and around theworld.” Dr. Richard Myers President, Algoma University
  • 4. Investment in the CommunityThrough Algoma UniversityCapital Growth:• BioScience & Technology Convergence Centre• Downtown Student Residence• Fine Arts and Music Education CentreResearch & Innovation:• Invasive Species Research Institute• Health Informatics Research Institute• Algoma Games For Health• Community Economic & Social DevelopmentStudent Financial Aid:• Ontario Trust Fund for Student Opportunity• Algoma University Foundation Endowment
  • 5. Algoma University – next 5YearsAs university grows to about 3,000 students, totaleconomic impact on the region will increase toapproximately $ 75 million per annum.Construction required to accommodate thisgrowth will create about 1,200 to 1,600 jobs andwill inject $74.6 to $99.5 million to our local andregional economy.
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  • 7. A growing universitycreates opportunities: • For our community, About 80% of Algoma U alumni live and • For our work force, work in Northern Ontario. • For our economic growth, • For our students.
  • 8. Algoma University ‘On Track’• 2009/2010 – enrolmentincreased by 12%• 2010/2011 – enrolmentincreased by 10%• Hiring faculty andadministrative staff“A university town makes forhappier citizens .” Dr. Richard Florida
  • 9. Biosciences and Environmental Sciences Essential Fine Arts and Music ElementsCampaign for Build the Endowment for Scholarships and Bursaries Algoma University • $6.0 Million Campaign Goal • $2.5 Million Scholarships/Bursaries • $2.0 Million Bioscience Technology Convergence Centre • $1.5 Million Fine Arts & Music Education Centre (former Windsor Park)
  • 10. Biosciences and Algoma University Other campus Technology Centre for Fine Arts naming Convergence and Music opportunities Centre Essential Elements Naming of Naming of Naming of Building Building ClassroomsCampaign for $ 2 million $ 2 million $100,000 Algoma University Naming of Naming of Naming of Floor Theatre ICT Centre $ 1 million $1 million $1 million Naming of Naming of Endowed Atrium Floor Scholarship $1 million $ 500,000 fund $20,000
  • 11. December 13, 2010The Biosciences and Technology Convergence Centre
  • 12. One hundred years from now, it wont matter howmuch money you had in the bank or what kind of car you drove.But if you were important inthe life of a young person,or in the life of a university, now that will make a difference ~ Seymour Schulich
  • 13. Algoma UniversityDeborah LoosemoreExecutive Director, Algoma U Foundationdeborah.loosemore@algomau.ca705-949-2301 ext 4115