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Concordia Concordia: Gina Cody and Building Engineering

concordia concordia: I arrived in Canada as a young student from Iran in 1979 with 2,000, Cody said in a statement released by Concordia, according to Vancouver Courier. Concordia welcomed me and provided me with support that changed my life. Gina Cody, who in 1989 became the first woman to graduate with a PhD in building engineering from Concordia, forged a successful business career in Toronto after leaving Iran in 1979.article continues below Trending Stories Washington sheriff releases composite sketches of man who killed Victoria couple Vancouver filmmaker hunts elusive Grizzly Bryant Big Country' Reeves'Crazy ride home' Woman yells death threats in West Vancouver bus fight'Bella Dolls' Is Vancouver ready for a sex doll brothel Concordia says it is the first university engineering faculty in Canada to be named after a woman. My gift to the university is for the next generation, so that more people can succeed like I did. It will also support three new research chairs. The Montreal university said Cody's donation will fund graduate and undergraduate scholarships and bolster next-generation research on smart cities. ( As reported in the news.