Top stories of 2019

News / December 12, 2019
Illustration by Danielle Erickson Illustration
As 2019 comes to a close, LINK online takes a look back at its most read and most newsworthy stories of the year.
SAIT has received the largest gift in its history – $30 million from Calgary philanthropist, David Bissett.

$30 million gift to SAIT sets new course for the future

SAIT has received the largest gift in its history – $30 million from Calgary philanthropist, David Bissett. His extraordinary contribution, his largest gift ever, will ...
Read
SAIT's 2019 Alumni Award Recipients

Energy generators: SAIT Alumni Awards recipients weigh in on the future of energy

Energy is vital to our everyday lives. It moves us. It runs our machines. It allows us to operate and regulate all manner of systems ...
Read
SAIT grad Leslie Lukan is a railway engineer for CN Rail.

On the job: The life of a railroader

When Leslie Lukan (Railway Conductor ’06) enrolled in SAIT's Railway Conductor program on a whim in 2005, she knew nothing of what the future would ...
Read
Respiratory Therapist Kelsey Thibault draws on her front-line experience to promote grief and trauma support for RTs across Canada.

On the job: Moving forward after the Humboldt Broncos

Since graduating from SAIT’s Respiratory Therapy program in 2016, Kelsey Thibault has worked in hospital emergency rooms and intensive care units diagnosing and managing cardio ...
Read

Building on a legacy: Celebrating 15 years of the SAIT Cadmus Trades Teaching Chair Award

At the heart of a career in the trades is taking something basic — think, for example, raw lumber, metal or meat — and transforming ...
Read

SAIT crafts custom hospitality solution for WestJet Dreamliner launch

As WestJet’s fleet of 787 Dreamliner planes took to the skies this spring, the crew aboard showcased the airline’s new approach to world-class service — ...
Read
Yukio and Barbara Kitagawa in Calgary, Alberta.

Giant Spirits: Yukio and Barbara Kitagawa

At the close of a Remembrance Day service marking the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Holland, people came to thank the group of elderly ...
Read
Gwyn Auger, SAIT graduate and magician's assistant, inside Hollywood’s iconic Magic Castle™, a private club that non-magicians can enter only by invitation. Photo by Taylor Wong Photography.

On the Job: The art of illusion

Gwyn Auger’s interest in magic first emerged from her love of live theatre and street performance. The SAIT Professional Cooking and Digital Media Certificate grad ...
Read
Calgary's Beni Johnson is the Founder and Creative Director of 10 at 10 Music and Culture. Photo courtesy Blvck Visuals Photography.

On the job: Building Calgary’s urban community from the ground up

It all started with a dream. For Beni Johnson, that dream was to find a sense of belonging. Born in Ghana, Johnson moved to Fort ...
Read

 





Previous Article

$30 million gift to SAIT sets new course for the future

SAIT has received the largest gift in its history – $30 million from Calgary philanthropist, David Bissett.
Next Article

Get what you need from what you read

Whether it's a business proposal, a new recipe, a repair manual, or a health book, these active reading strategies can help get what you need from what you read.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


More Story

$30 million gift to SAIT sets new course for the future

SAIT has received the largest gift in its history – $30 million from Calgary philanthropist, David Bissett. His extraordinary...

December 12, 2019