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New issue of Smith Magazine is out

December 1, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – What leadership lessons can we learn from the Great Pandemic of 2020? How did a broken suitcase lead Kristi Soomer, AMBA’09, to become an entrepreneur? This and more in the latest issue of Smith Magazine, out now in print and online.

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Women in Capital Markets recognizes four Smith alumni

September 17, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Four Smith alumni have been selected to take part in a prestigious annual leadership program run by Women in Capital Markets (WCM). The four are among 36 women chosen for the 2020 Emerging Leaders Award Program, an eight-month initiative designed to support the professional development and retention of mid-career women with five to 10 years of capital markets experience.

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Smith alumni elected to University Council

July 20, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Five alumni of Smith School of Business have been elected to the University Council of Queen’s. The University Council is one of three governing bodies at Queen’s. Members act as key ambassadors of the university, as well as advisers to the university’s two other governing bodies – the Senate and Board of Trustees – on matters affecting the well-being and prosperity of the university.

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Smith community in China sends thousands of masks to Kingston

May 20, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – As a business school with deep international ties, Smith has long benefited from its relationships around the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the Smith community have repeatedly demonstrated their eagerness to join together to help those in need.

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Three new businesses win at UPstart Venture Challenge

December 9, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – The fourth annual UPstart Venture Challenge, Dec. 3, saw eight teams pitch their startups to a panel of Queen’s alumni in the hopes of winning a share of the $55,000 prize.

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