Makenzie Leine, Chair of the Vancouver Island University Board of Governors, invites you to an evening celebrating the inspiring work of Dr. Ralph Nilson, last President of Malaspina University College and inaugural President and Vice-Chancellor of Vancouver Island University.

The evening is an opportunity to recognize, celebrate, and thank Ralph and Suzanne Nilson for their dedicated service to VIU students, employees and our communities. 

In honour of this occasion, donations gratefully accepted to the Drs. Ralph and Suzanne Nilson Legacy Fund, established to continue dedicated support for students from marginalized populations. 

If you are unable to attend the gala but would still like to support the fund, click here and select "The Drs. Ralph and Suzanne Nilson Legacy Fund" from the designation drop down menu.

Guests staying overnight will receive a special rate for booking at the Coast Bastion Hotel!

Just call 1-800-663-1144 and quote booking code FGC19671 to receive your special rate. 

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