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QSB celebrates Spring Convocation 2009

QSB celebrates Spring Convocation 2009

Historic Grant Hall was filled to capacity on May 26 and 27 for Convocation ceremonies for QSB’s newest graduates from the Commerce, MBA and PhD programs. The 625 graduates and their guests had the privilege of hearing Convocation addresses from several distinguished speakers.


Andrew Dunin, BSc’83, MBA’87 Executive MBA and Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA graduates heard Andrew Dunin, BSc’83, MBA’87, of Dunin Management Services. Arthur Britton Smith Full-time MBA and Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates were addressed by Arthur Britton Smith, Executive Chairman, Homestead Land Holdings of Kingston, marine historian and the Convocation’s honorary graduate. Robert Wardrop, BCom’79, Commerce grads heard advice from guest speaker Robert Wardrop, BCom’79, Co-Chief Executive Officer, DAM Capital, in London, UK.

Post-ceremony receptions took place in Ban Righ Hall, the Biosciences Atrium and Goodes Hall where academic medals and awards were presented, family and friends joined in celebrations, and graduates bid fond farewells to faculty, staff and classmates.