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Meet the 2019 Dare to Dream recipients

May 23, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – A digital platform that keeps cab drivers busy earning money. A tasty new milk substitute for cereal and coffee. These are some of the startups to receive financial support through this year’s Dare to Dream program.

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New chair of Smith School of Business Advisory Board announced

May 8, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Maryann Turcke, MBA’97, BSc(Eng)’88, has been selected as the new chair of the Smith School of Business Advisory Board.

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Smith School of Business partners with Peking University on new double-degree undergraduate program

April 26, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing, China, have announced a partnership that will see Commerce students from Smith study in China and earn two undergraduate degrees: one from Queen’s University and the other from Peking University.

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A clean idea wins Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition

April 9, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – A Smith School of Business Commerce student’s idea to reinvent the car detailing business has won top prize at the Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition. Sawyer Wildgen, Comm’19, is founder of Cleen Detailing, a mobile car detailing company.

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Smith professor wins Bank of Canada award

March 18, 2019

Kingston, Ont. - Smith School of Business associate professor Ryan Riordan is being given this year’s Bank of Canada Governor’s Award. The Governor’s Award is a research grant that goes to academics who study areas that the Bank of Canada deems important. The grant is worth up to $30,000 a year over two years.

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