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12 Dec, 2016

Smith Forecast 2017: Slow nation-wide GDP growth and higher inflation offset by stronger stock market performance, optimism for Kingston

Kingston, ON — Uncertainty from the U.S. election and a rise in anti-trade rhetoric were cited as reasons for the slow export growth, reduced business investments and increased inflation we can expect for Canada in 2017, according to Smith School of Business experts.

07 Dec, 2016

Hacking Food Justice at Social Innovation Bootcamp

Kingston, ON — Hacking food justice was the theme at the recent Social Innovation Bootcamp hosted by the Centre for Social Impact at the Smith School of Business.

01 Dec, 2016

Smith Alumni Take Home $25K at Upstart Competition

Toronto, ON — Entrepreneurs, investors, alumni, students and a panel of seasoned judges gathered at the Cisco Toronto Innovation Centre on Tuesday, November 29th for the Queen’s Venture Network’s 2nd annual UPstart competition finals.

03 Nov, 2016

Canadian Olympic Committee and Smith School of Business Announce Strategic Partnership

TORONTO (November 3, 2016) – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Smith School of Business at Queen’s University announced an eight-year strategic partnership that will provide scholarships for COC athletes, shared coaching synergies and customized leadership training for COC staff and partners. Smith will be the first business school to become a Team Canada partner and the exclusive provider of business education for the COC.

18 Oct, 2016

Inaugural Smith Research Chairs Announced

Kingston, ON — October 18, 2016 Smith School of Business has announced the recipients of the inaugural Smith Chairs, awarded to recognize excellence in research at Smith. The first faculty recipients are focused on strategy and organizational behaviour, analytics, and accounting and auditing.