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Archives: 2011 June

16 Jun, 2011

Student investors beat the TSX – fund grows by $110K in 1st year

A group of student investors could give Bay Street financiers a run for their money. The student-run Queen’s University Investment Counsel (QUIC), launched in November, has reported its portfolio returned 17.5% on invested capital, outperforming the TSX Composite Index by 2.2%. The capital in play was $500K seeded by QSB.

16 Jun, 2011

Change of Command – Paul Roman heads up Cornell-Queen’s Program

There’s a certain irony in the July 4 start date of Paul Roman’s new position as Director of the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA (CQ-EMBA) program. While American program participants celebrate the Glorious Fourth, it will be business as not-so-usual as Paul reports for his first day of duty.

01 Jun, 2011

Creative Rural Economy successes highlighted at a conference in Kingston and Prince Edward County

Kingston and Picton: The Creative Rural Economy – From Theory to Practice conference is unique. The multi-location conference offers participants an opportunity to experience sessions in a university setting as well as in the heart of creative rural Ontario – Prince Edward County.

01 Jun, 2011

QSB prof helps lead world-wide study of key cultural differences among countries and why these exist

KINGSTON, ON – In today’s world, conflicts and misunderstandings frequently arise between those who are from more restrictive cultures and those from less restrictive ones.