Faculty Spotlight: Nishan Perera
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Faculty Spotlight: Nishan Perera

Nishan Perera is a regular faculty member of the KPU Marketing department, the Educational Consultant for Course Design and Assessment with the Teaching and Learning Common, and the former Chair of Marketing. For this edition of our Faculty Spotlight, Nishan shares his story with us. Also known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean,” Sri…

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Bickell

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Bickell

Amanda Bickell is the Program Chair of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Entrepreneurial Leadership program at KPU. For this edition of our Faculty Spotlight, Amanda joins us in a conversation about her entrepreneurial spirit, her role as a learning coach in the classroom, and creating spaces for failure. “The one thing I show…

Faculty Spotlight: Catherine Chow
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Faculty Spotlight: Catherine Chow

Catherine Chow is a Chemistry Instructor with the Faculty of Science and Horticulture at KPU. She completed her graduate studies at The University of British Columbia (UBC) in organometallic chemistry, and following a post-graduate internship at a chemical research lab in Germany, Catherine returned to Vancouver and joined us at KPU in 2013. In 2021,…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Farhad Dastur
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Farhad Dastur

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Farhad Dastur, a psychologyinstructor at KPU. We had a fruitful and energizing conversation where wediscussed his love for nature, his extensive traveling (I have a feeling I haven’theard half of the destinations he has explored), his passion for teaching, hisnew position in T&L Commons as an…

Faculty Spotlight: Emma Baggott

Faculty Spotlight: Emma Baggott

Although the shift to remote teaching over the past several months has been challenging for many faculty; several other faculty have quickly become champions of innovation, embracing this pivot, and in some cases, even supporting their colleagues through the transition. I have worked with many champions, although many are unknown, unsung heroes, supporting their colleagues….