Finnegan Kummer of Little Shemogue, N.B. and Catherine Hall of Johnville, N.B. have been named the University of New Brunswick’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships. Created in 2011 by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, this annual scholarship program encourages promising high school graduates to embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in… Read More »

Thanks to more than $180,000 provided through the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program, students from the University of New Brunswick will be able to get hands-on experience in their field of study while earning academic credit. The Connected Learning Across the Commonweath program, UNB’s dedicated chapter of the national scholarship program, is in… Read More »

Air Canada is investing $100,000 at the University of New Brunswick over the next 5 years to create a scholarship in honour of its former Chairman, President and CEO Claude Taylor (DCL ’80). Born in Salisbury, NB in 1925, Claude Taylor was a proud New Brunswicker. His career in the aviation industry spanned from 1949… Read More »

The faculty of business administration’s 28th Annual Business Awards dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday, November 26, 2015, in UNB Fredericton’s Student Union Building. This is the most prestigious event of the faculty’s calendar – an evening to showcase students’ success, recognize successful alumni and show appreciation to donors and friends. The… Read More »

On Thursday, Sept. 24, more than 250 University of New Brunswick alumni, faculty and students along with family and friends held a tribute dinner to celebrate Frank Wilson, the university’s vice-president emeritus of research & international co-operation. Dr. Wilson, a Riverside, New Brunswick native who joined UNB’s faculty of engineering in 1967, co-founded the UNB… Read More »

The Primrose Scholarship has been awarded to three high school graduates: Justin Furlotte, Ainsley McCavour, and Kayla Nice. These individuals’ leadership at school, in the community and their involvement in athletics and music make them worthy recipients for this year’s Primrose Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000 each. Justin’s community spirit, and his belief in… Read More »

Of the 1,900 scholarships recently offered to universities across Canada through the new Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program, the University of New Brunswick was awarded 67 scholarships, which will provide its students with the opportunity to gain hands on experience in their field of expertise, while earning academic credit. UNB received close to… Read More »

Greg Dixon, who graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a degree in civil engineering, has carved out success as a senior executive responsible for major engineering projects in Western Canada. Throughout his highly rewarding career, he never forgot the University of New Brunswick. The university created a springboard for his impressive list of… Read More »

Dr. Jeanne McNeill has been awarded New Brunswick’s Family Physician of the Year award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. McNeill joined the University of New Brunswick in 1979 as a Beaverbrook Scholar. Read the Times & Transcript article below. Riverview doctor is named a physician of the yearTimes & Transcript (Moncton)… Read More »

To boost New Brunswick’s position as a hotbed for Canadian innovation, a new graduate and doctoral scholarship initiative was launched on October 2. Ranging between $4,000 and $21,000, the scholarships are designed to attract, train and retain the talent the province needs to feed its growing innovation-based economy. The funding is offered by the New… Read More »

In recognition of his parents, the Honourable Charles and Edith Hughes, the late Richard Atwater Hughes has made a generous bequest of over $500,000 to support students entering the study of law at the University of New Brunswick. A journalist, broadcaster, speechwriter and media relations specialist, Richard had a varied career both in New Brunswick… Read More »

Ashley Ackroyed, a recent Harbour View High School graduate, and Marija Veljanovska, a recent Samuel-de-Champlain graduate, are the latest UNB Saint John Primrose Scholarship recipients. The Primrose Scholarship has typically been awarded to one individual, however, both young women’s leadership at school, in athletics, and in the community makes them equally the natural choice for… Read More »

Incoming students Michael Gilbert and Nadia Kashetsky join an exclusive club at the University of New Brunswick as they were named the newest recipients of the Schulich Leader Scholarships at UNB. The Schulich Leader Scholarships recognize students across Canada who demonstrate excellence in academics and community leadership and who plan on studying one of the… Read More »

Four Maritime high school students who displayed outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom are the 2013-14 recipients of the prestigious Currie Scholarships at the University of New Brunswick. Calder Agnew of Child’s Creek, New Brunswick; Delaney Collins of Middleton, Nova Scotia; Katherine MacDonald of Saint John, New Brunswick; and Chelsey Walker of Ellerslie,… Read More »

Forty-six students from the Caribbean have been awarded scholarships to complete online certificates at the University of New Brunswick and two other Canadian universities.  The scholarships are funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and administered by the Canadian Virtual University (CVU) consortium. Though they may never set foot in Canada, students will interact… Read More »