June 18, 2008 Bill 80 by Royal AssentAlgoma University became an independent, autonomous university
“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
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
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.
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.
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
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)
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
December 13, 2010The Biosciences and Technology Convergence Centre
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
Algoma UniversityDeborah LoosemoreExecutive Director, Algoma U Foundationdeborah.email@example.com ext 4115