Media Advisory: SFU launching SFU Public Square
Scott McLean, SFU Vancouver Public Relations, 778.782.5151 (office), 604.505.5519 (cell), email@example.com
On Tuesday, June 19, Simon Fraser University will officially launch SFU Public Square. The event will also serve as the platform to announce a new partnership between SFU and the Vancouver Foundation stemming from research on the issue of isolation and disconnection in the urban environment.
Elements of Tuesday’s launch, which begins at 10:30 a.m., include:
- a First Nations welcome
- official announcement by SFU President Andrew Petter
- live music by the Tim Sars Band
- a surprise musical performance
- photographic exhibit showcasing SFU’s community roots and relationships
A signature project of The Engaged University, SFU Public Square will support Simon Fraser University’s commitment to engaging students, research and communities.
SFU President Andrew Petter and Vancouver Foundation President and CEO Faye Wightman will be in attendance and available for comment.
WHAT: Launch of SFU Public Square
WHEN: June 19, 2012, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Westbank Woodward’s Atrium, 111 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Simon Fraser University: Engaging Students. Engaging Research. Engaging Communities.