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Classmates Donate $3-Million to Support Eco-Entrepreneurship
A class of engineering graduates from 1962 has banded together to donate $3,043,000 to support entrepreneurs developing and bringing sustainable technologies to market.  MORE

HATCH Scholarship Recipients Look Forward to Start of Term
Each year, four, $48,000 scholarships are awarded to students starting first-year engineering who best demonstrate strong leadership attributes and academic achievement. This is the second year the scholarships have been awarded and are the largest offered by the Faculty of Engineering. HATCH is a global engineering consulting firm headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario. MORE

PCL Provides Scholarship Support
PCL Constructors Canada Inc. has donated $50,000 to support undergraduate and graduate scholarships in the Faculty of Engineering. A luncheon was held May 12 in Alumni House to celebrate the contribution. MORE

Don Pether Gives McMaster $1-million to Spur Technology Start-Ups
Young technology start-up companies in Canada are getting a major boost. Don Pether, a leading figure in Canada’s steel history, is donating $1-million to McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering to help students transform their inventions into businesses. MORE

COM DEV ‘Space Pioneer’ Contributes
A reception was held March 3 to thank McMaster alumni Chandra and Wendy Kudsia for their donation of $200,000 to support undergraduate and graduate scholarships in the Faculty of Engineering. MORE

Zinc Research is Making for Greener, Rust-Resistant Cars
Prof. McDermid is the NSERC/US Steel Canada/Xstrata Zinc Industrial Research Chair in Zinc-Coated Advanced Steels. His job is to provide corrosion protection for advanced steels that are being made to lightweight the next generation of vehicles so that they are more fuel efficient. MORE

Scholarship Awards Make the Difference
What would it mean to you to have $12,000 a year for four years to help cover the cost of your university engineering education? MORE

Trades Establish $1-Million Heavy-Construction Chair at McMaster
Twelve organizations in the heavy construction industry have pledged $1,127,500 over five years to establish an endowed chair at McMaster University. It is believed to be the first such chair in Canada. MORE

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