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Category: Alumni

01 Dec, 2016

Smith Alumni Take Home $25K at Upstart Competition

Toronto, ON — Entrepreneurs, investors, alumni, students and a panel of seasoned judges gathered at the Cisco Toronto Innovation Centre on Tuesday, November 29th for the Queen’s Venture Network’s 2nd annual UPstart competition finals.

30 Sep, 2016

Smith Career Centre’s New Approach to Recruiting a Hit

Kingston, ON – September 30, 2016— On-campus recruiting (OCR) wrapped up at Smith School of Business last week, connecting hundreds of students from the Commerce, MBA, Master of International Business and Graduate Diploma in Business programs with representatives from 60 global organizations.

03 Jun, 2016

MBA grad awarded 2016 Dare to Dream Internship to launch online pain recovery system

Kingston, ON - June 2, 2016 - Ameya Juvekar, MBA’14, has been awarded the 2016 Valerie Mann Dare to Dream Internship, valued at $15,000.

22 Feb, 2016

Welcome to Smith Magazine — A new issue, a new name

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.

10 Feb, 2016

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

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.