CapU in Photos: May & June 2019

For this edition of CapU in Photos, we present CapU50 in Photos: a visual retrospective of the moments and events from our 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Tag(s): Current Students, Future Students

Students sit and talk at the President's Welcome BBQ on Sept. 6, 2018. The event was sponsored by CapU50 presenting sponsor Neptune Terminals.

Students at the President's Welcome BBQ on September 6, 2018. The event was sponsored by CapU50 presenting sponsor Neptune Terminals.

Facilities manager Roberto Carlos, photographed on Jan. 28, 2019, led the Birch light up project as part of the CapU50 Great Ideas Fund.

Facilities manager Roberto Carlos led the Birch building light up project as part of the CapU50 Great Ideas Fund. Read the story.

Capilano University hosts the Legacy Canoe Awakening and Naming Ceremony on April 11, 2019. The ceremony marked the completion of the CapU50 Legacy Canoe, named Skw’cháys, created by master carver Ses siyam and carver Xats'alanexw siyam.

Capilano University hosts the Legacy Canoe Awakening and Naming Ceremony on April 11, 2019. The ceremony marked the completion of the CapU50 Legacy Canoe, named Skw’cháys, created by master carver Ses siyam and carver Xats'alanexw siyam. Read the story about the importance of the CapU50 Legacy Project.

President Paul Dangerfield blows out a candle at the official birthday celebration on Sept. 10, 2018. The event featured musical performances, special guests, a message from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a reception for the first students who attended the university when its doors opened in 1968.

President Paul Dangerfield at the official birthday celebration on September 10, 2018. The event featured musical performances, special guests, a message from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a reception for the first students who attended the University when our doors opened as a college in 1968.

Artist Taka Sudo photographed at his mural

Artist Taka Sudo at his mural "Breeze" on September 13, 2018. Meet the artists of the CapU50 Murals Project.

Delhi 2 Dublin performs at CapRocks in the Centre for Sport and Wellness on Jan. 11, 2019. Co-hosted by the Capilano Students' Union and Capilano University, the all-ages concert kicked off the second half of CapU50 celebrations.

Delhi 2 Dublin at CapRocks in the Centre for Sport and Wellness on January 11, 2019. Co-hosted by the Capilano Students' Union and Capilano University, the all-ages concert kicked off the second half of CapU50 celebrations.

Shasha McArthur, a student of the Motion Picture Arts Degree Program who worked on a documentary film project about the canoe named Skw’cháys, is blanketed during the CapU50 Legacy Canoe Awakening and Naming Ceremony on April 11, 2019.

Shasha McArthur, a student of the Motion Picture Arts Degree Program who worked on a documentary film project about the canoe named Skw’cháys, is blanketed during the CapU50 Legacy Canoe Awakening and Naming Ceremony on April 11, 2019. Read about the making of the canoe.

Artist Tierney Milne paints her mural,

Artist Tierney Milne paints "Happy Accidents", on September 12, 2018. Meet the artists of the CapU50 Murals Project.

Students dance during a performance by Hey Ocean! at CapFest on Sept. 22, 2018.

Students at a performance by Hey Ocean! at CapFest on September 22, 2018.

Students walk by

"Here & Now", a mural by Erica Phillips as photographed on May 31, 2019. Meet the artists of the CapU50 Murals Project.

Petie Chalifoux and Amina el-Mantari were among five alumni recognized at the Alumni Awards of Excellence on Oct. 18, 2018.

Petie Chalifoux and Amina el-Mantari were among five alumni recognized at the Alumni Awards of Excellence on October 18, 2018. Meet the 2018 Alumni Awards of Excellence winners.

Master carver Ses siyam works on the CapU50 Legacy Canoe, named Skw’cháys, on April 1, 2019.

Master carver Ses siyam works on the CapU50 Legacy Canoe, named Skw’cháys, on April 1, 2019. Read about the making of the canoe.

Mike Dangeli shares a moment with his son Nick following a performance by the Git Hayetsk Dancers at the 2019 Convocation Ceremonies for the Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts on June 3, 2019.

Mike Dangeli shares a moment with his son Nick following a performance by the Git Hayetsk Dancers at the 2019 Convocation Ceremonies for the Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts on June 3, 2019. See all our Convocation photos.

Artist Ben Tour photographed in Sechelt, B.C., on Nov. 27, 2018.

Artist Ben Tour photographed in Sechelt, B.C., on November 27, 2018. Tour was one of nine artists selected for the CapU50 Murals Project.

Capilano University hosts the 2019 Convocation Ceremonies on June 3, 2019.

Capilano University hosts the 2019 Convocation Ceremonies on June 3, 2019. See all our Convocation photos.

Submitted by: Tae Hoon Kim, Communications & Marketing