The University of New Brunswick Fredericton’s faculty of business administration celebrated the achievements and contributions of it students, faculty and alumni at its 25th annual business awards dinner recently. Robert Austin, the dean of the faculty of business administration, presented a certificate of achievement to bachelor of business administration graduate Kim MacPherson (BBA ’84). Shelley… Read More »

A young woman with a sense of social responsibility, strong academics and athletic prowess is the inaugural recipient of the James M. Saunders Scholarship. Courtney Roddick of Westville, N.S. is the first recipient of the award which is valued at $5,000. The scholarship is provided to a student from Nova Scotia entering the Bachelor of… Read More »

Thanks to a generous gift of $100,000 from PolyCello, the first recipient of the Emmerson Family Scholarship at the University of New Brunswick is Katy van Vulpen. A graduate of Amherst Regional High School, Katy is enrolled in the advanced standing nursing program at UNB in Fredericton. The scholarship, valued at $2,000, assists students who… Read More »

FREDERICTON – When John Abernethy (BSE CE ‘57) made the switch from studying forestry to engineering at the University of New Brunswick, he couldn’t have known the journey he was about to begin. His work in the field of construction engineering, managing projects both large and small, led him from remote parts of the Canadian… Read More »

FREDERICTON – The establishment of the Marven L. Blakely Scholarships was announced during an event Friday at the University of New Brunswick where the three inaugural recipients of the award were presented. The scholarships – valued at $7,500 each – will help three Fredericton campus students majoring in mathematics or physics. The selection is based… Read More »

June 11, 2012—Saint John–Two political science students at the University of New Brunswick 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. Jonathan Cogger and Joshua Forward have each been awarded $5,000… Read More »

If it wasn’t for the love and persistence of his wife Joyce, Dr. William (Bill) J. Baker (BSc. ‘57) may have never completed his degree at the University of New Brunswick and gone on to earn his PhD. After one year at UNB, Baker was living with his wife and working as a lab technician… Read More »

Rebecca Snow says she feels honoured to have received the inaugural Robin Rocca Memorial Scholarship because it means she personifies what the ambitious young man stood for. “He led such a rich life and to be compared to that feels really good,” Snow said. Rocca was an electrical engineer who died of acute myeloid leukemia… Read More »

Robin Rocca was a young, vivacious 28-year-old. He was married, with a young son, and making a difference in the community. Then his life took a drastic turn. He was diagnosed with leukemia the day before Christmas, 2008. The Saint John native bravely battled the debilitating disease while raising awareness about organ donation, always wanting… Read More »

Charles and Pat MacDonald have established a $4,000 annual scholarship at the University of New Brunswick. Although neither attended UNB, their son received scholarships while completing two degrees at UNB so the couple understands the importance of financial support. “Our kids are doing well and I was quite successful in my investments,” explains Mr. MacDonald,… Read More »