The University of New Brunswick’s chancellor, Allison McCain, was formally invested into the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston at a ceremony in Ottawa on Feb. 11. Dr. McCain has served as UNB’s chancellor since 2013. Born and raised in Florenceville, N.B., he earned a degree in electrical engineering from UNB in 1972… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick conferred honorary degrees to National Chief Shawn Atleo and the Right Honourable Paul Martin at its 59th fall convocation ceremony in Fredericton Thursday evening. UNB Fredericton awarded diplomas to 441 students at its fall 2013 convocation ceremony at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Dr. Erik Scheme was awarded the Governor… Read More »

One of UNB’s most committed and generous alumni has provided funding that looks to foster a better understanding about the roles and impact of the Canadian Army. Dr. Fredrik S. Eaton, O.C., O.Ont., former chancellor of UNB, and the Catherine and Fredrik Eaton Charitable Foundation have donated $1 million to establish the Fredrik S. Eaton… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is holding its fall convocation ceremonies on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25 in Fredericton and Saint John, respectively. The Fredericton ceremony on Thursday will feature the installation of UNB’s sixth modern day chancellor, Allison McCain. Fredericton The 59th Convocation will be held on Thursday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard J.… Read More »

UNB pays tribute to outgoing chancellor The University of New Brunswick recently bid farewell to longtime chancellor, Dr. Richard J. Currie. A tribute dinner to celebrate Dr. Currie’s ten years of service was held on September 26 at the building named in his honour. Several prominent guests joined the university community, including New Brunswick’s Lieutenant… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick will hold its spring graduation ceremonies on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses May 29-31. There will be four ceremonies on the Fredericton campus May 29-30, where 1,350 students will receive degrees, and one ceremony in Saint John on Friday, May 31 where 342 degrees will be conferred.   During… Read More »

Outgoing chancellor Richard J. Currie granted rare emeritus status As an active alumnus, volunteer and honorary degree recipient, Allison McCain is no stranger to the University of New Brunswick. That relationship will only grow stronger now that New Brunswick’s Lieutenant-Governor and provincial government have approved Dr. McCain’s selection as UNB’s sixth modern day chancellor. “We… Read More »