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Archives: 2016 February
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Welcome to Smith Magazine — A new issue, a new name

February 22, 2016

Kingston, ON — Feb. 22, 2016 Where QSB Magazine left off, Smith Magazine takes over in covering The J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s.

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$1M gift from Birch Hill Equity Partners funds new Commerce entry award for Aboriginal students

February 19, 2016

Kingston, ON - Feb. 19, 2016 Thanks to a generous gift of $1 Million from Birch Hill Equity Partners, Smith School of Business has established an award to be given each year to an Aboriginal student entering the Queen’s Commerce program.

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1st place finish for Commerce team at international case competition in Vancouver

February 18, 2016

Kingston, ON — Feb. 18, 2016 Smith School of Business Commerce students Serena Li, Tusaani Kumaravadivel, both Comm’16, and Amit A. Kumar, Comm’17, took top honours at CASE IT, an international undergraduate business case competition focusing on Management Information Systems (MIS). This annual competition, hosted by Simon Fraser University, took place from Feb. 10 to 13 in Vancouver.

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

February 10, 2016

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.

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January is prime time for ComSoc competitions and conferences

February 3, 2016

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.

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