Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – Hatch announced today a $250,000 commitment to Laurentian University over five years. The donation will provide a scholarship fund for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University’s Bharti School of Engineering.
With accredited programs in Mining, Chemical and Mechanical Engineering, the Bharti School of Engineering is recognized as a top producer of engineering talent in Canada as well as a global leader in mining research and education. Collaborations with local, provincial, national and international partners and industry leaders enhance the student experience and create opportunities for mutual benefit.
“We are so thankful that Hatch has taken this approach to student support, giving our engineering students an excellent opportunity to hone their leadership capabilities and focus in on their career interests,” said Markus Timusk, Director of the Bharti School of Engineering at Laurentian University.
This year, Hatch is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Sudbury. This latest partnership with Laurentian University, in addition to summer employment opportunities, is part of Hatch’s commitment to the development of tomorrow’s leaders.
“At Hatch, we strive for real partnerships with our clients and with the communities in which we work. We’re excited to be able to give back to the Sudbury community while supporting the next generation of engineers,” said Bruce MacKay, Hatch Regional Managing Director – Western North America.
ABOUT LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY
Laurentian University is located on the territory of the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850, and recognizes its placement on the traditional lands of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek and Wahnapitae First Nations. Laurentian is committed to strengthening the foundation of knowledge in higher education and research to offer an outstanding university experience in English and French with a comprehensive approach to Indigenous education. Together with its federated partners, Laurentian University prepares leaders who bring innovative and intelligent solutions to local and global issues.
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