The gift – which is a combined donation from Jerry and Tina Grandey and a legacy gift from Cameco Corporation – is to be directed toward a variety of leadership initiatives.
"Leadership development has been one of my passions in my tenure as CEO of Cameco," said Grandey, who is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Edwards School. "Developing strong business professionals depends on fostering leadership skills. My wife Tina and I are thrilled to help out in this way."
The event, held at the university's Faculty Club, provided an opportunity for U of S President Peter MacKinnon to thank Grandey, his wife and Cameco for their ongoing support of the university and the Saskatoon business community.
"We are delighted to receive such a generous gift," said Daphne Taras, dean of the Edwards School. "And we are excited to match the interests of a supporter with a demonstrable need within our School."
For more information, contact:
Jan Kalinowski, Development Officer
Edwards School of Business
University of Saskatchewan