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Category: MBA

Smith celebrates alumni named to Canada's Most Powerful Women for 2017

November 27, 2017

Kingston, ON – The list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2017 was recently released and 11 of this year’s Top 100 women are graduates of Smith School of Business programs.

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Global Perspectives – The benefits of studying abroad

November 13, 2017

Kingston, ON – A few years ago, Madeleine Horrigan, keen on a career in business, began searching for a Commerce program to attend. After looking at various universities, she settled on Smith School of Business. A big selling point was Smith’s exchange program, which lets Commerce students spend time overseas.

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Michael Pitfield: from Trudeau to teaching at Smith

October 27, 2017

Kingston, ON – When Michael Pitfield, once Canada’s most powerful bureaucrat, died last week at 80 of Parkinson’s disease, obituaries noted his long association with Pierre Trudeau and behind-the-scenes role bringing home Canada’s Constitution in 1982. Lesser known is Pitfield’s contribution to business education here at Smith School of Business.

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Sobey scholars say thanks by giving back

October 13, 2017

Kingston, ON – Every year around this time, students on the D&R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship at Smith School of Business give a gift to their benefactors: Donald Sobey, BCom’57, LLD’16, and his son Rob, BAH’88.

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Ten years of Forté Fellowships at Smith

September 26, 2017

Kingston, ON — A few years ago, Rebecca To, a Californian working in Silicon Valley, turned her attention to a dream she’d had since gaining her undergraduate in 2007: an MBA. Visiting business-school fairs, Rebecca soon heard about “Forté Fellows”, a scholarship program for women seeking a Master’s in business.

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