FALL 2023 | VOLUME 13 | NUMBER 2

Giving Power is Dalhousie’s philanthropic newsletter sharing stories about the impact of donor support that students, faculty, staff and researchers across our campuses and greater communities feel every day. Read these featured stories to learn more about how your generous contributions supported everything from student financial assistance and academic programming to research and much more.

In this issue:

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A National Philanthropy Day message from President Kim Brooks

Dalhousie President Dr. Kim Brooks shares a message of appreciation for National Philanthropy Day.

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Devoted Tigers alumni lead project to bring back the rink

A friendship that began more than 50 years ago has inspired a pair of former varsity athletes to champion the new Dalhousie Event Centre.

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Donor generosity boosts postdoctoral fellows’ success

Three new postdoctoral fellows are engaged in trailblazing research, thanks to the support of Dalhousie alum Dr. Donald Hill and his family.

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Creating inclusive opportunities in computer science

Dalhousie Computer Science, CGI, and Millbrook First Nation team up to increase diversity in tech and create an unforgettable co-op experience.

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New marine biodiversity centre will attract community and excite ocean enthusiasts

A generous gift from Ross Beaty and his family will help create a facility that engages the community and sheds light on the marine biodiversity crisis.

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Alum and family determined to repay a life-changing kindness

Dr. Carl Pearlman achieved professional success as a respected urological surgeon and inspired generational giving thanks to his Dalhousie connection.

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New bursary aims to increase representation in clinical psychology

Dr. Elaine Ply and David Henry’s gift will support student and research diversity in Dalhousie’s Clinical Psychology PhD program.

Glenda Butt (DDH'69)

Former director channels passion for dental hygiene into opportunities for students

Determined to elevate the credibility of her profession, Glenda Butt created both a new degree program and a new bursary.

Faculty of Health Dean Brenda Merritt, Shoppers Drug Mart President Jeff Leger, and Lifemark Health Group President Sonya Lockyer

Shoppers Drug Mart gift promotes diversity, equity and inclusion in health care

Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health is imagining a future where health care is more diverse, equitable, modern, and respectful, thanks to a transformative gift from Shoppers Drug Mart.


Looking for the previous issue of Giving Power? Read our Spring/Summer 2023 issue.