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Rob Barcelos

Rob Barcelos
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Rob is a graduate of the Bachelor of Tourism Management, Major in Recreation & Sport Management program at VIU. He was also a varsity volleyball athlete and coach. One of his favourite memories during that time was representing the university at numerous Provincial and National Championships. He came to our top ranked Mariners Athletics Program from Kitimat, BC.

Volleyball, Tennis, Squash, Hiking, Baseball ... anything outside!
Favourite vacation:
Disneyland! And never had a bad trip to Acores, Portugal.
Favourite quote:
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
Fantasy dinner party guests:
The grandparents I never met.

Dylan Ewen

Dylan Ewen
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Dylan is a recent VIU graduate of the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology. He was very involved in the VIU community as a Community Leader in residence and director at large at the VIU Student Union. Originally from Prince George, he transferred to VIU in 2016 and never looked back. As the new kid on the block, he enjoys sharing his VIU experiences with all students and cracking a couple of dad jokes every once in a while.

outdoors, hunting, fishing, and making my mom smile.

Fantasy Dinner Party Guests: 
Michelle Obama and Steven Rinella

Favourite quote:
“I’m just happy to be here” - Anonymous

If you could be any animal, what would you be? 
A Dugong

Heather Burke

Heather Burke
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Heather graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Creative Writing from VIU in 2009 and recently completed a Master of Arts in Professional Communication. Heather is passionate about connecting all students with the transformative power of education and demystifying the process of getting to university.

Favourite Author:
Douglas Coupland
Favourite Philosopher:
Martin Heidegger
Favourite Quote:
“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover is yourself.“ -Alan Alda
Being in nature, writing, and trying new things!

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