Paul Soubry recognized for service to education
The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) has been announcing its Distinguished Service Awards recipients over the course of weeks, and this week it honoured Paul Soubry [BComms(Hons)/84], a Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and campaign chair of UM’s recently concluded Front and Centre campaign.
The CCAE Friend of Education award recognizes outstanding service to post-secondary or
independent school education, with recipients contributing significant leadership and efforts to
advance education in Canada.
Soubry has maintained active leadership and support of academic institutions and programming
for many years, serving as a guest lecturer, mentor, and scholarship and program development
supporter. Most recently, he chaired the University of Manitoba’s Front and Center campaign to
surpass its $500 million goal, with $626 million raised.
The campaign became the largest philanthropic initiative in Manitoba’s history, with over 60,000
donors supporting an outstanding student experience, Indigenous achievement, research
excellence, graduate student support, and the places and spaces that enhance university