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Category: MBA

13 Nov, 2017

Global Perspectives – The benefits of studying abroad

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.

27 Oct, 2017

Michael Pitfield: from Trudeau to teaching at Smith

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.

13 Oct, 2017

Sobey scholars say thanks by giving back

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.

26 Sep, 2017

Ten years of Forté Fellowships at Smith

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.

21 Sep, 2017

2017 MBA Charity Gala raises record-breaking total

Kingston, ON —This year’s MBA Charity Gala team had a vision for the event: broaden reach to the larger Kingston community and raise an ambitious $15,000 for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.