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UPstart goes global: three ​​​ventures awarded funding ​​​​to grow their businesses

December 17, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – On Dec. 2, eight teams battled it out at the fifth annual UPstart Venture Challenge, with two teams earning a share of $55,000 in prize funding to help grow their companies.

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Smith receives commemorative medal from Costa Rica

December 8, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Smith School of Business was recently presented with a medal marking the 100th anniversary of relations between Costa Rica and Canada.

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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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Canada’s Leading Financial Institutions Commit $5 Million to Institute for Sustainable Finance

November 19, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – The Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) today announced that Canada’s big five banks, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank, CIBC, BMO and RBC, have committed $5 million to support ISF’s mission of aligning mainstream financial markets with Canada’s transition to a lower carbon economy.

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Financial Times publishes EMBA ranking

October 27, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Two Smith EMBA programs have secured spots in the just-released Financial Times top 100 ranking of global Executive MBA programs.

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