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10 Feb, 2016

Two start-ups share $25K prize at Queen’s Venture Network’s UPstart Pitch Competition

Kingston, ON - Feb. 10, 2016 The suspense built as eight teams who’d pitched their new ventures to a panel of judges awaited the results of the first annual UpStart Pitch Competition. The event, held at Ernst & Young’s Toronto offices on Feb. 4, was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network (QVN). This Smith School of Business group offers networking and information-sharing opportunities for entrepreneurially minded Queen’s alumni and current students.

03 Feb, 2016

January is prime time for ComSoc competitions and conferences

Kingston, ON - Feb. 3, 2016 Hundreds of Commerce students were involved in organizing, hosting or competing in conferences and competitions held throughout the month of January. These events, all supported by the Commerce Society (ComSoc), attract undergrad business students from across Canada and around the world.

26 Jan, 2016

Financial Times ranks Smith School of Business MBA among top 100 programs in the world

Kingston, ON - Jan. 25, 2016 - The Financial Times (FT) top 100 full-time global MBA ranking was published this week, with Smith ranked #93 in the world. Smith was also ranked #35 in the world, and #1 in Canada, for value for money.

12 Jan, 2016

Scotiabank provides $2.2 million to create the Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics at Smith School of Business

Kingston, ON — (January 12, 2016) – A new research centre that will harness the power of data analytics has been established at Smith School of Business. Announced today, the Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics will bring together professors and students to collaborate with Scotiabank teams on applied research in customer analytics to provide data-driven solutions.

18 Dec, 2015

Forecast 2016: Now, the Energy Fallout

Look for U.S. consumer spending to give Canadian manufacturers, and the economy, a boost