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University Canada West Recently Installed its Third President

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2012) - University Canada West officially installed its new President and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arthur Coren at its Fall Convocation on November 17, 2012. Dr. Coren is UCW's 3rd president. In his installation speech, he focused on students becoming ambassadors of UCW and noted the continued growth of the university to support alumni.

"Our intent is to build a strong and recognized institution so that your degree, your investment, will be worth more in the future than the moment when you receive it today," he said.

"Each and every one of you is a living, breathing reflection, both of your individual character and the educational experience that you've had. It's your commitment, your ingenuity, your willingness to do the hard work that is going to distinguish you," he said.

University Canada West is Canada's contemporary independent university. Established in 2004, UCW offers programs at their Vancouver campus and Online. Programs include the Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, and the Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications.

UCW is recognized and operates under the authority of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development on the recommendation of the Degree Quality Assessment Board. The University's programs are offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Government of British Columbia, Canada having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister.

For more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please contact Lisa Duong at lisa.duong@ucanwest.ca