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Saint John Construction Association Raises 25 845 for Bernardo Giovanna Rocca Bursary at UNB Saint John

Communications

Posted: June 29, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


The Saint John Construction Association Honorary Life Membership Dinner, honouring the career of Bernardo Rocca, has raised $25,845 in support of the Bernardo & Giovanna Rocca Bursary at UNB Saint John. The dinner was held on October 28, 2010 and the cheque was recently presented to the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus. The additional funds for the bursary will help to...

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UNB Fredericton unveils re-created mural

Communications

Posted: June 27, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Art history will be made on Monday, June 27, when the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton unveils a re-created mural by renowned Canadian artist Fred Ross. The original two-panel mural, Destruction of War and Rebuilding the World Through Education, was completed in 1948 as a memorial to the Fredericton High School graduates who died in the Second World War.  The monumental 16-by-20-foot...

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Belleisle Creek resident recognized for leadership at UNB Saint John with Primrose Scholarship

Communications

Posted: June 23, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John


Chelsey Brown, a recent Belleisle Regional High School graduate, has spent most of her young life finding ways to have a positive impact on the community. Her leadership at school, in athletics and in the community makes her a natural choice for this year’s Primrose Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Chelsey's athletic involvement in rugby, soccer, basketball, archery and downhill skiing is...

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Students recognized with Sandra Irving Scholarships

Communications

Posted: June 23, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John


Three political science students at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John want to make a positive impact on the world around them.  Thanks to their high academic performance and financial support from the Sandra Irving Scholarship, they’re well on their way. Peter Conley, Natalia Hicks and Adam James Reid have each been awarded $5,000 to help achieve their dreams. “This scholarship will...

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Major Drilling Group International Inc Supports UNB Geology Students

Communications

Posted: June 20, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


Major Drilling Group International Inc. has donated $50,000 to the University of New Brunswick to establish the Major Drilling Group Scholarship for geology students. Mineral exploration and mining have long played a significant role in the province of New Brunswick and its economy. The industry provides hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, employs more than 3,000 people, and supplies a...

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Legacy of compassion hard work and success reflected in naming of Hans W Klohn Commons Building

Communications

Posted: June 8, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


Arthur & Jack Irving families give $3 million to UNB Saint John In honour of their business associate and friend, Hans W. Klohn, the families of Arthur Irving and Jack Irving have donated $3-million to the University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus for the new University Commons—a major facility currently under construction. Hans W. Klohn is well known for his many contributions to the...

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Ken Dryden to give public talk at UNB

Communications

Posted: June 6, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, myUNB


Ken Dryden, one of Canada’s hockey greats and education advocate, will present a public lecture at UNB on Thursday, June 9, in Room 143, Marshall d’Avray Hall at 7 p.m. The talk is titled “What does it mean to be an educated citizen?” and is hosted by UNB’s Faculty of Education. In addition to being an NHL star, Ken Dryden is well known for his social conscience and for his interest in young...

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