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Seneca's most generous individual donor named to Order of Canada


rudy and rita koehler

Rudy Koehler, pictured left, has been named to the Order of Canada. Along with his wife Rita, the Koehler's are the most generous individual benefactors in Seneca's history.

Rudy Koehler, Seneca’s most generous individual donor, has been named to the Order of Canada for his philanthropic work, notably directed at helping youth overcome adversity.

For more than 12 years, Rudy and his wife Rita have shown tremendous dedication to student success. Bursaries from the Koehler Grandchildren Endowment (named after the couple’s two granddaughters who graduated from Seneca),The Koehler Award for Academic Upgrading Graduates and the Koehler Family Student Success Scholarship have made education possible for hundreds of students, providing vital financial support and recognition for academic success.

The Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.

Read the full list of the most recent Order of Canada Appointments