Here's the latest news from your BCIT Alumni Association. Happy fall, everyone!
Fermenting soybeans and excitement: BCIT grads launch tempeh-based business
With the rise in plant-based eating, it's not surprising the tempeh business of these two BCIT alumni is really cooking. Find out how BCIT Food Technology grads Andrew and Ariela made tempeh a staple for Metro Vancouver restaurant chefs and home cooks alike.

For Thomas Tong, it started with a Commodore 64 and some code
Growing up, BCIT alumnus Thomas Tong had always loved computer games. Years later, this entrepreneurial computing grad transformed his passion into a proprietary tech business, with customers around the globe.
Join us at BCIT's Distinguished Awards 2018, Oct. 22
On Monday, October 22 at Vancouver Convention Centre West, the 2018 BCIT Distinguished Awards will honour extraordinary individuals and their contributions, both locally and internationally

Buy a table and enjoy the evening to network, host clients, or have a great night with your team.
BCIT Alumni Winners in BIV's Top 40 Under 40
We are proud to announce five of the winners of Business in Vancouver's Top 40 Under 40 are BCIT graduates! Congratulations to:
  • Daniel Boffo (Construction Management), principal, Boffo Properties
  • Josh Carr-Hilton (Operations Management), CEO, The District
  • Martin DesRosiers (Information Technology), CEO, Nucleus Networks
  • Mike Maierle (Construction Management), principal, ETRO Construction Ltd.
  • Alona Puehse (Business Management & International Trade and Logistics), COO, Open Door Group.

Be a Leader: Mentor a BCIT Student
Give back to the BCIT community and help a BCIT student by becoming a mentor! You'll be developing your own leadership and mentorship skills while making a difference to the next generation. As a mentor, you'll be matched with a student for six months and commit to two hours per month of mentorship activity. It's flexible--just fit it around your schedule.
Upcoming Events
Professional Head Shot Day, Oct. 3
Are you still using a selfie as your headshot? Get a free professional photo done, thanks to BCIT Student Association. Open to all alumni and students. Reserve your time slot online (if you don't have an account, click on 'sign up').
Are You LinkedIn? Interactive Workshop, Oct. 4
Learn how to maximize your LinkedIn presence and online brand at this interactive workshop. Explore, connect and build your network. Bring your questions and your computer. This workshop is open to all alumni and students.
Sustainable Business Leadership Alumni Night, Oct. 18
Connect with other SBL alumni and instructors at this free event. Hear the latest trends in the local sustainability and impact business scene with a panel of industry experts. Appetizers provided by Potluck Catering. RSVP by Oct. 11. Register now.
Blast from the Past
This BCIT Automotive student was likely one of very few women in car mechanics in 1968, when this photo was taken. We love that our BCIT alumni are real pioneers! Photo credit: BCIT Archives.
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