Campaign News and Stories
Donors and partners have helped to bring the IDEA Project to life.
|Gastops founder honours mentor, supports students
Bernie MacIsaac (BEng’70) had no idea he’d build and lead a company known world-wide for its innovations in systems engineering. His gift to the IDEA Project campaign establishes a scholarship in Dr. Roland Gagne’s name and funds a student lab.
|Irving Oil fuels IDEA Project campaign with $2.2M gift
Irving Oil’s gift to Dalhousie will support engineering students with new scholarships, co-op opportunities and a new 450-seat auditorium as part of the IDEA Project revitalization of Dal’s downtown Sexton Campus.
|Partners in aviation and innovation
Chorus Aviation Inc. invests in Dalhousie…and Nova Scotia.
|Michelin contributes $500K to Dal’s IDEA Project
The new Michelin Creation Lab, made possible by the company’s donation to Dal’s downtown campus revitalization, will provide new, state-of-the-art equipment for Engineering students.
|President Florizone announces ideaHUB partnership
Dal President Richard Florizone announced a $10-million contribution from Emera at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s fall dinner to support the ideaHUB initiative. This advanced engineering incubator/accelerator space will equip students with creative and entrepreneurial skills while supporting local startups and small businesses.
|Setting tomorrow’s engineers up for success
For Joy (BEng’79) and Diego (BEng’79) Romero, their shared lives in engineering have come full circle.
|A transformation that starts with an “IDEA”
Learn more about how new construction and significant campus renovations are set to catalyze a new era of education, research and community impact.
|Marshall and Peter Williams
This father-son duo was inspired to create learning spaces for future engineers by supporting the IDEA Project.
|Wesley Campbell, P. Eng.
Dalhousie holds a special place in Wes Campbell’s (BEng’63, LLB’66, LLD’07) heart. That is why he is giving back to the school’s fastest-growing Faculty.
Engineering alumnus Stephen Leahey shares why he decided to lead a class giving effort to support the IDEA Project Campaign.