The University of Calgary broke ground on the first building to be completed under the $1.5 billion capital expansion plan Wed., Sept. 19.
Dr. Henry Fok Ying Tung, a respected philanthropist and entrepreneur from Hong Kong, donated $2 million to create a new residence building for international students.
"Our biggest alumni outside of North America is in Hong Kong," said U of C president Dr. Harvey Weingarten. "They are a very active group. Dr. Fok has a long history with the Calgary community."