Fall Program Delivery & Services: visit the Smith info page for updates regarding the reopening of the University in Fall 2021.

Smith Celebrates the Classes of 2021

On June 1, we held a special event to celebrate the
accomplishment of the classes of 2021 at Smith School of Business.

Hosted by Bruce Sellery, BCom'93, it included interviews with Smith alumni about their journeys since graduation, chats with Dean Brenda Brouwer and Smith alumni engagement lead Jeanette Hepburn, a performance by award-winning spoken word poet Patrick de Belen who wrote a new composition for the Smith classes of 2021, and then breakout sessions for each program.

Main Stage - June 1, 2021

Uncertain Seas

A spoken word poem by Patrick de Belen, composed for the Smith classes of 2021.

Congratulations Graduates

Queen’s University celebrates the Class of 2021. Sending our warmest congratulations to our most recent graduates, and wishing you all the best in future endeavors.

Commerce Breakout Session

The official lists of Commerce and Certificate in Business graduates have been posted to the university’s Spring 2021 Graduation page. The official graduation lists will be updated on July 16th for those students who are completing their program degree requirements in the spring term.

Other Breakout Sessions

For graduates of Smith Master's and PhD programs, your program manager has emailed you a link to a recording of your program's breakout session on June 1.

Bruce Sellery Hosted By

Bruce Sellery, BCom'93

Personal finance expert, TV host and author

Patrick de Belen Special Performance

Patrick de Belen

Spoken word poet, performer, speaker, host and educator

Smith Alumni Participants

Michele Romanow

Michele Romanow
BSc(Eng)'07, MBA'08

Co-founder Clearco and Dragon on Dragon’s Den TV show

Eva Wong

Eva Wong
BCom'00

Co-founder & COO, Borrowell

Somen Mondal

Somen Mondal
MBA'06

Co-Founder & CEO, Ideal

Nadine Mirchandani

Nadine Mirchandani
BCom'93

Global Deputy Vice-Chair, Strategy and Transactions, EY

Brenda Trenowden

Brenda Trenowden
BCom'89

Partner, Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, PwC

Gord Ray

Gord Ray
BCom'93

Brand Development Lead, Instagram

Hakeem Subair

Hakeem Subair
MMIE'17

Co-founder & CEO, 1 Million Teachers

Peng-Sang Cau

Peng-Sang Cau
BCom'94

VP, LS Emerging Marketing and Symphoni at ATS

And talks with...

Brenda Brouwer

Brenda Brouwer

Interim Dean, Smith School of Business

Jeanette Hepburn

Jeanette Hepburn

Executive Director, Development & Alumni Engagement

Smith Celebrates 2021 Prize Winners

Prize for farthest away (won a Smith fleece sweater)

Ashley OConnell, Executive MBA
Location: Rotorua, New Zealand

Prize for most interesting place (won a Smith fleece sweater)

Claire Ho
Location: on a boat

Prize for most interesting thing Alumni are up to (won a set of stemless flute glasses)

  • Mark Repic, AMBA
    Interesting next step: surf camp in Costa Rica
  • Tabassum Hussain, EMBAA
    Interesting next step: expanding their business and giving back to the community
  • Jason Hanna
    Watching from Lake Nosbonsign in Northeastern Ontario