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FIVE WAYS TO IDENTIFY FAKE NEWS

Fake news is more than just incorrect; it’s produced specifically to deceive. And the problem is growing,...

October 9, 2018

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PIPELINE PROGRAMS GET A NEW PERSPECTIVE

There’s plenty of ongoing debate around pipeline safety, and a lot riding on getting it right...

October 8, 2018

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CLASS NOTES - FALL 2018

Class Notes is your opportunity to reconnect with classmates and tell them what you've been up to since...

October 4, 2018


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ACHIEVEMENTS - FALL 2018

SAIT and its students, staff and alumni are making strides in the community and around the world. Below...

October 4, 2018

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A new look for SAIT Trojans

SAIT Trojans will start a new year of sports competition with an edgier, revamped look to their classic...

October 3, 2018

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ON THE JOB - CRAIG BLUMHAGEN

As Senior Account Manager with CBN Commercial Solutions, Craig Blumhagen (PMT ’99) spends as much time...

October 1, 2018


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ALUMNI PROFILE - TREVOR HOFBAUER (HMGT ’13)

In his first national race as a SAIT Trojan, Trevor Hofbauer finished just 75th in a field of 112 runners....

October 1, 2018

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ALUMNI PROFILE - MARGARET KUZYK (AT ’78)

Civil Engineer Margaret Kuzyk defines innovation as the “ability to find better solutions to problems”...

October 1, 2018

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LOOKING BACK: SAIT TROJANS SOCCER (2003)

  Trojan Calvin Campbell (CCT ’03) fends off a player from the Concordia Thunder during...

October 1, 2018


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Student project offers solutions for high-rise rescues

Around the globe, urbanization is leading to the construction of ever-higher commercial and residential...

October 1, 2018

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Connie DeSousa, 2018 Distinguished Alumna

As much as she enjoys being in the kitchen, award-winning chef Connie DeSousa also loves connecting with...

October 1, 2018

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RYAN SCOTT, 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

Ryan Scott’s entrepreneurial spirit is helping Avalon Master Builder meet growing consumer demand for sustainable...

October 1, 2018


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Jennifer Dalen, 2018 Outstanding Young Alumna

Jennifer Dalen’s award-winning career in radio started in a statistics class. She remembers “not...

October 1, 2018

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GALLERY: CALGARY'S NEW CENTRAL LIBRARY

Award-winning Calgary photographer, SAIT instructor and long-time link contributor George Webber writes...

October 1, 2018

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A TIMELINE OF LIBRARY EDUCATION

Changes in SAIT’s Library Information Technology (LIT) program reflect the changing role of public...

October 1, 2018


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A TALE OF LIBRARIES, REIMAGINED

Once upon a time, there was a vast land at the edge of a mountain range stretching out toward the sunrise....

October 1, 2018

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HANDS ON IN SAIT'S FLOW LAB

FMD003: Flow management devices unidirectional captive displacement prover This meter prover introduces...

October 1, 2018

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SAIT RESPONDS TO INDUSTRY DEMANDS

As Alberta’s economy diversifies and Calgary places new energy into becoming a hub for innovation,...

October 1, 2018


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SETTING SAIT’S SIGHTS ON WORLDSKILLS

After a strong showing by SAIT competitors at the 2018 Skills Canada Alberta Competition in May, five...

October 1, 2018

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SAIT’S FIRST HONORARY EMERITUS

On June 13, School of Business instructor Mike Clovechok received the title of emeritus during one of SAIT’s...

October 1, 2018

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SAIT INSTRUCTOR JOINS GLOBAL ANTI-FRAUD EDUCATION ORGANIZATION

In March, Festus Adebisi became a guest lecturer with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE),...

October 1, 2018


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CAMPUS INSTALLS NEW SOLAR CARPORT

A unique tilting solar carport has been installed on the south side of SAIT’s Green Building Technologies...

October 1, 2018

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ALUMNI NAMED HAWKSWORTH FINALISTS

As LINK goes to press, two alumni have been named among eight finalists for the 2018 Hawksworth Young...

October 1, 2018

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ELECTRICAL PROGRAMS FUSING INTO ONE SCHOOL

SAIT’s electrical, electrician and electronic programs — previously spread across the MacPhail School...

October 1, 2018


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GRADS LEAVE A MARK ON SAIT HISTORY

A long-standing SAIT tradition took place in April as graduates of the 2018 aviation cohort added...

October 1, 2018

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TRANSLATION TOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Translation in 29 different languages — from Amharic to Vietnamese — is now available on sait.ca...

October 1, 2018

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STUDENTS TAKE SKILLS ABROAD

In Zanzibar, clubs originally set up for young people to learn life skills are evolving into small businesses...

October 1, 2018


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Top Calgary restaurant patios with a SAIT connection

Outdoor patios done right can be a wonderful experience, and during the summer Calgarians flock to award-winning...

July 30, 2018

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Credential in hand. Now what?

On the hunt for a job or interested in exploring new career opportunities? Here are some tips and career...

June 26, 2018

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Food, heroes and memorable moments

By the time Jinhee Lee (Professional Cooking '09) stepped into the spotlight as a major competitor on season...

June 26, 2018


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Congratulations SAIT Alumni Class of 2018!

Congratulations SAIT Alumni! Graduating from SAIT is a major milestone and a huge accomplishment. You are now a member...

June 11, 2018

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Welcome to the family: A message from Avree Bujaczek (CPM '15)

I don't know about you, but SAIT changed my life forever and I couldn't be more proud to call it my Alma...

June 11, 2018

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Welcome to the family: A message from Albert Mejia (ACST ’10, BA ’14)

Your Post-secondary journey may be ending, but you are well on your way to shaking up this world....

June 11, 2018


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Welcome to the family: A message from Nicky Nash (BA '08)

I remember the day I walked across the stage to receive my diploma — it felt so good to hold it in my hand. My...

June 11, 2018

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SAIT alumni by the numbers

From your first day of classes to graduation, your success is always SAIT's number one priority. But it doesn't...

June 10, 2018

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Here there be Trilobites

An explorer’s guide to campus for fossil fans, foodies, gardeners, art lovers and industry-leading...

June 6, 2018


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Heather Magotiaux

SAIT’s new Vice President, External Relations Heather Magotiaux is a strong supporter of higher education...

June 6, 2018

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Quick Start

Celebrating 50 Years   When the Tower building (now called the Senator Burns building) opened...

June 6, 2018

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A spare and striking new look for LINK

Refreshed and relevant, LINK sets out to better share SAIT news, stories and more. It’s not often...

May 31, 2018


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Trevor Smith, Production Designer and Chris Smith, Set Decorator for Heartland

Production design and set decoration are subtle and collaborative crafts. Whether we’re adding...

May 31, 2018

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CLASS NOTES - SPRING 2018

Class Notes is your opportunity to reconnect with classmates and tell them what you've been up to since...

May 31, 2018

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Profile - Melodie Lapina (DGC '05) Roller Derby

What began as a quest to make friends after moving to a new city has blossomed into one of Melodie...

May 31, 2018


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Looking Back - 1993

This fun visit to SAIT was one of many where elementary and high school students could explore transforming...

May 31, 2018

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Hands On - PLASMIONIQUE EVAD Nanotechnology

This powerful equipment creates atomic-level layers to give materials special properties PLASMA-ENHANCED...

May 31, 2018

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Pro Tips RV Maintenance

A spring check-up can help prepare your recreational vehicle for summer. Freedom, fun and the great...

May 31, 2018


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Gender Diversity — It’s the Parts that Matter

The methodology of adaptive inclusion The x-ray appointment started off like any other for Sidsel Pedersen,...

May 31, 2018

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Making eSports fun and healthy

SAIT Athletics embraces gaming community and eSports At first glance, any connection between student...

May 31, 2018

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Student clubs get money from #SAITGIVES

SAIT Alumni and Development launch giving day On Oct. 31, 2017, SAIT Alumni and Development held Giving...

May 31, 2018


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Crossing a global stage

Family and friends around the world are watching SAIT’s convocation ceremonies live on SAIT’s YouTube...

May 31, 2018

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Building Blocks of the Future

LEGO learning More than 600 kids descended on SAIT’s campus Feb. 24 to build their knowledge in science,...

May 31, 2018

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SAIT and NASA team up

SAIT's expertise in UAVS helps NASA explore new ways of detecting methane gas emissions. SAIT has joined...

May 29, 2018


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Celebrating student leadership, and volunteerism

Enriching success throughout SAIT's community On March 8, SAIT President and CEO Dr. David Ross presented...

May 29, 2018

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The Slow Elevator and the future of work

Bottlenecking and injunctions inside the Burns building A quintessential SAIT experience leads to reflections...

May 29, 2018

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SAIT grad photographing music stars

Combining her obsession with music and her love of taking pictures , Jenn Five (NMPD’ 06, JA’ 12) has built an...

May 17, 2018


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Prepare yourself for the future of work

There’s a fundamental shift  happening all around us. Human progress (assuming we can still call it that)...

May 16, 2018

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SAIT grads fuse passion for skateboarding and carpentry

Skateboard Art Calgary-based brothers Adrian and Martinus Pool create art from recycled wood including...

May 16, 2018

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A calligrapher, two bakers and a cabinetmaker

Entrepreneurship 2.0 Traditional craftspeople and skilled artisans are attracting new customers thanks...

May 15, 2018


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New student award celebrates SAIT’s oldest known alumnus

What do you get SAIT's oldest known alumnus for his 103rd birthday? For starters, a high-tech, SAIT...

April 26, 2018

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On the Job: Naomi Pereira, CEO, JobJar

SAIT grad entrepreneurial ingenuity The idea came to Naomi Pereira in the middle of the night. After...

April 26, 2018

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On the Job: Rosalyn Ediger, world-class chef

On a spectacular day in January 2016, Rosalyn Ediger (PCK '05) found herself in a fancy room in an exclusive...

March 22, 2018


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On the Job: Leah Hennel, award-winning photojournalist

Leah Hennel always knew what she wanted to be when she grew up, thanks to a subscription her mom gave...

February 22, 2018

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What it takes to compete at the Olympic level

Sacrifice is a word used a lot in the telling of an Olympic athlete's story. For those who strive to compete...

February 21, 2018

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On the Job: Sehra Bindal, Co-founder, Veg-In YYC

Sehra may be small in stature, but she is a mighty force in the Calgary food scene. At the age of 49, the Hospitality...

January 26, 2018


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So you've been laid off ― 3 steps to get your career back on track

It's not you; it's changing industry. No, seriously! Layoffs happen when industry is changing and although...

January 26, 2018

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Pro Tips: Water damage in the winter

We've been in and out of the deep freeze a number of times this winter in Calgary. The cycle of freezing...

January 26, 2018

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Capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary

"I pride myself on how my photos show everyday life to people in an uncommon way." That is how Darcy...

December 7, 2017


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Do you see what I see? Kathy McCaw

Cameras don’t judge. They document. As a forensic video analyst with the Calgary Police Service,...

November 9, 2017

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Hands On: HAAS SUPER VF3

POWERFUL AND INCREASINGLY PREVALENT, CNC MACHINES CONTINUE THE EVOLUTION OF MACHINING A century ago,...

October 15, 2017

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CLASS NOTES - FALL 2017

Class Notes is your opportunity to reconnect with classmates and tell them what you've been up to since...

October 9, 2017


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Preserving time

What does it take to preserve an entire year of man-made memories underground for the next 100 years?...

October 9, 2017

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A Community of Excellence

For three decades, we’ve celebrated SAIT’s outstanding graduates — those making a difference on the world...

October 5, 2017

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Escape rooms offer insight into team culture

Crack the code before it's too late! As the door locks behind them, six souls embark on a link special...

October 5, 2017


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When safe isn't simple

A new provincial protocol makes it easier to hold negligent business owners criminally responsible for putting...

October 4, 2017

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The future of community journalism

Weekly news papers tell their community’s unique stories and can launch journalists on a — sometimes...

October 4, 2017

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In the loop: Jordan Chappell (LIT '14)

On weekdays, Jordan Chappell runs children’s programs at the Graham Community Library in Ralston,...

September 9, 2017


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Pro tips: Clear out, clean up, and chill out

Your fridge can be one of your home's biggest energy consuming appliances because it runs 24/7 “It...

September 3, 2017

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Superfoods fuel social success

n harnessing the power of online marketing, entrepreneurs like Jenn Silver have the ability to reclaim...

August 29, 2017

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Hot tips to improve your grill skills

When it comes to the Canadian diet, barbecue is a summer staple. But according to Chef Darrin Bruck,...

July 26, 2017


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SAIT closes centennial year with a moment in time

SAIT wrapped up its centennial celebrations on June 5 with an emotional, once-in-a-lifetime event —...

June 5, 2017

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Training the next generation of culinary entrepreneurs

f you can imagine a living, breathing, learning space where top culinary graduates flex their enterprising...

May 15, 2017

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Journalism grad gives voice to female artists

Hayley Muir would have been stoked if someone had told her younger self that that she would grow up to be an advocate...

May 15, 2017


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First Person: Mohammad Sher

Life is full of opportunity. That’s something I’ve known ever since I was born. Being in the right...

May 10, 2017

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Internet innovator

Business grad tackles templates and builds a global career Steve Harris is the quintessential Calgary...

May 9, 2017

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Inviting Inspiration

Inspiring instructors, inspiring research, inspiring alumni — all linked by SAIT’s history of creating...

May 9, 2017


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A real life saver

When Art Kung arrived at SAIT in the late 1980s, he was a young man looking for adventure. He graduated...

May 5, 2017

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SAIT research group helps TLink redesign GPS golf watch

CHALLENGE: THERE’S BUILDING A BETTER MOUSETRAP. AND THEN THERE’S AVOIDING THE SANDTRAP. Two years...

May 4, 2017

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Virtuoso Electric brings green solutions to Albertans

Living Efficient Daily (LED) isn't just a smart slogan dreamed up by the proprietors of Calgary's trailblazing Virtuoso...

May 2, 2017


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New SAIT lab gives entrepreneurs access to essential services

New lab gives entrepreneurs access to essential services CHALLENGE: FOR ENTREPRENEURS, THE ROAD FROM...

May 2, 2017

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Historic Impact

SAIT’s 100 Projects Project reaches beyond its goal to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial On Valentine’s...

April 20, 2017

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SAIT’s first MOOC is now in session

Success stories from six SAIT alumni-led businesses are front and centre in the Institute's first Massive...

April 19, 2017


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SAIT community surpasses 100 charitable projects goal

Looking back: From 100 to 150 and counting This past year, SAIT employees, alumni, students, partners...

April 19, 2017

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Evening of History

Over one festive weekend last October, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology celebrated 100 years,...

April 15, 2017

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CLASS NOTES - SPRING 2017

Class Notes is your opportunity to reconnect with classmates and tell them what you've been up to since...

April 10, 2017


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Clear opportunities

'Smart glass’ application offers SAIT glazier apprentice students a transparent advantage CHALLENGE:...

April 9, 2017

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Working it

Strong women in the trades On paper, the skills required to be a welder include manual dexterity, good...

April 9, 2017

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An Epic Celebration

From family fun and birthday cake to live music and fireworks, SAIT marked its centennial in style last...

April 9, 2017


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RTBN instructor celebrates the sacrifice of success

Each school year, a new crop of students eager to break into the ever-competitive world of broadcast...

March 23, 2017

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Preparing for a new kind of industrial revolution

New course helps industry members understand the Industrial Internet of Things THE BRASS TACKS: As...

March 9, 2017

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Two SAIT alumni named to Avenue's Top 40 Under 40

Stop us if you've heard this one — a paramedic, a satellite communications technician and a microbrewery...

November 16, 2016


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A brew to celebrate 100 years

Raise a glass for 100 years! Tool Shed Brewing Company in partnership with SAIT Students' Association...

September 22, 2016

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Alumni Awards kick off centennial celebrations

Think about the legacy of SAIT’s more than 227,000 alumni during the past century and it’s staggering....

September 22, 2016

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Alumnus honoured for his dedication to good service

Winning a White Hat award is an honour for any Calgarian, but to India-born SAIT alumnus Nitin Parswani,...

August 17, 2016


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SAIT chef to compete for the World's Top Chef Under 30 title

The daredevil mentality. It’s inspired tightropes strung between skyscrapers, barrels plunging over...

August 17, 2016

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Alumnus captures conflict with his camera

Photojournalism alumnus Gavin John (JA'13) knew he wanted to work in conflict zones taking pictures and telling...

July 21, 2016

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Outstanding Young Alumnus to direct his first feature

To tell a story through film, one must be creative with both the camera and the calculator. Matt Watterworth...

July 20, 2016


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SAIT digs up a 25-year-old time capsule

While people were watching Thelma and Louise on the big screen and listening to Nirvana on CD players,...

July 20, 2016

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Heather Culbert the first SAIT grad to serve as Board Chair

Heather Culbert, a SAIT graduate, Honorary Degree Recipient and Distinguished Alumna will make history...

June 22, 2016

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Keeping the Stampede Parade moving

SAIT Alumnus John Dumonceaux loves a parade, specifically the Calgary Stampede Parade. Dumonceaux, BA '94,...

June 22, 2016


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Bissett Bursary student defies the odds and earns his diploma

Mortarboards fly, the crowd cheers and families huddle around their gown-wearing grads as they proudly...

June 14, 2016

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SAIT opens its doors to evacuees

When Stephanie Woods (BA '08) headed to work as the fresh, new General Manager at SAIT Residence on the morning...

May 26, 2016

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Cooking on the set of Survivor

SAIT alumnus Troy Fleischhaker is no stranger to a life on the go. "I'm extremely free-spirited. I like...

May 25, 2016


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SAIT alumna in command of campus space

A true problem solver, Delisa Daniel views SAIT as a thousand-piece puzzle. As SAIT's Landlord, it's...

March 9, 2016

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SAITSA plans for new student headquarters

Just because a place is big, doesn't mean it can't feel like home - and it's not difficult to draw the analogy...

March 9, 2016

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Faster than the wind

Challenge Ice boats are perfect recreational vehicles for those who like speed. But when someone wants...

March 7, 2016


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Pushing the (building) envelope

Housing today accounts for 15 per cent of Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. While the housing industry...

March 7, 2016

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Renovating tools for the trades

As a journeyman plumber, David Hornstein (PBP '03) has had his share of ripping out old toilets. The heavy lifting,...

March 7, 2016

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Ron Tarrant lands production role with Howard Stern

Ron Tarrant is breathing some extremely rare air. At just 27, the radio production wunderkind from...

March 4, 2016


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Career Directions promises opportunity for alumni and students

When Chris Adair graduated from SAIT's Mechanical Engineering Technology program in 2014 he had no problem...

February 24, 2016

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Recreating one of the world’s most memorable helmets

The inherent cool factor of being a SAIT researcher goes way up when reverse engineering and 3D printing...

February 24, 2016

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Outstanding Young Alumna shares her entrepreneurial spirit

Sarah Erasmus has been quite busy since receiving the Outstanding Young Alumni Award last fall. Not only...

February 24, 2016


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Heritage Hall stands the test of time

On top of North Hill on Jan. 18, 1921, a shovel struck the earth and construction on Heritage Hall was underway. It...

January 19, 2016

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A souped-up education in vehicle modifications

How do you grab the interest of a classroom full of students who like working with their hands,...

December 21, 2015

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Being Santa Claus

Sitting in a SAIT coffee shop, Doug Craig takes a sip from his mug. The subject of Santa comes up. It brings...

December 8, 2015


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Alumnus steeps his own success

This advice has guided Wayne Ha’s career since he graduated from SAIT’s Professional Cooking program...

November 25, 2015

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SAIT filmmaker debuts first feature-length film

What does it take to be an independent filmmaker in Canada? "Develop a thick skin," says SAIT alumnus...

November 17, 2015

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SAIT researcher recognized for innovative cattle-tracking system

SAIT researchers took the top award for Innovation in Agricultural Science at the 2015 ASTech Awards...

November 13, 2015


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Students vote for new SAITSA headquarters

The SAIT student voice is strong The results of a SAIT Student Association (SAITSA) referendum are in and students...

November 12, 2015

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Young SAIT chef takes the heat in competition

As a boy, Ian MacDougall (PCK ’11) remembers standing on a stool, his chin barely grazing the top of the counter,...

October 29, 2015

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One for the books

Last year, Calgary’s Creedance Ewenin (PCK ‘14) applied for a grant to attend the prestigious MAD4...

October 16, 2015


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Going electric: SAIT helps alumnus realize his dream

Peter Fedorick's dream career always involved screaming rock 'n' roll guitars. Not playing them —...

October 16, 2015

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SAIT Trojans Raise the Roof for Mental Health

No one should suffer in silence. It’s a message that struck a resounding, cacophonous chord on the SAIT...

October 16, 2015

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Tracking the Energy Industry's 'Dark Assets'

It's 14 feet long, eight feet wide, six inches thick, and weighs 3,400 pounds. It's called a rig mat and,...

October 16, 2015