PwC Invests in Business and Economics Education

Jun 6, 2012 | Corporate Member News


UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Tony Catanese, Office Managing Partner for PwC were in attendance.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) is investing in business education at The University of Winnipeg with a generous gift of $25,000 for the Faculty of Business and Economics. In recognition of PwC’s generosity, a room was re-named today at the Buhler Centre, home to the University’s Faculty of Business and Economics. The PwC Student Lounge, formerly identified as room 3BC21, is located on the Centre’s third floor, facing the Winnipeg Art Gallery and overlooking the facility’s rooftop patio.

“UWinnipeg is grateful for PwC’s generous gift, which is an investment in the University’s future and the revitalization of downtown Winnipeg,” said Dr. Axworthy. “It is also an investment in the promise of our business and economics leaders of tomorrow.”

The Faculty of Business and Economics at The University of Winnipeg breaks down barriers between traditional management disciplines and exposes students to a wider range of study than most business schools. The core curriculum provides a solid foundation upon which a richer, broader business education can find footing.  UWinnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics doesn’t just create business graduates, it develops business leaders who are capable of adapting to the ever changing needs of a modern world. For more information visit

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Canada (PwC), helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. Our 5,700 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with close to 169,000 people in 158 countries. Find out more by visiting us at

UWinnipeg is consistently ranked in the Top-10 in the country on an annual basis by both Maclean’s Magazine and The Globe & Mail newspaper. UWinnipeg is noted for academic excellence, Indigenous scholarship, environmental commitment, small class sizes and for nurturing “Leaders of Tomorrow.” Find out more by visiting Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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