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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 4: Michaela D’Intino on building a strong local supply chain and leading at a young age

UNB Alumni

Posted: Oct 6, 2021

Category: Podcast



UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 4 Michaela D’Intino: Building a strong local supply chain and leading at a young age  Michaela D'Intino (BScE’16) is a young alum, having graduated from Civil Engineering at UNB in 2016. But Michaela didn’t go into a typical engineering firm or construction job. She went into supply chain and process improvement work in the food...

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An alumnus and former co-op student comes full circle

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 29, 2021

Category: Engineering , UNB Fredericton , Computer Science , Inspiring Stories , Young Alumni


Mike Harrington

Fredericton native Mike Harrington (BScSwE’15) instantly loved software engineering when he began the program at UNB. During his time as a student, he took part in five co-op work terms to gain experience while studying. “My goal was to try out different jobs to see what I liked. I worked with one company on a pricing app, then went to IBM for two terms and worked on software...

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Get to know your Associated Alumni president: Jill Jeffrey

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , Inspiring Stories



Raised in Fredericton, N.B., Jill Jeffrey has a lifelong connection to UNB and is a proud alumna, along with several members of her immediate and extended family. She has served on the Associated Alumni Council since 2016 as an incredible ambassador strengthening connections with our alumni around the world and helping future students discover our university. She brings great passion and...

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Julia Hurst: Navigating a seller's real estate market

Julia Hurst (BBA'11)

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Category: Young Alumni , UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , Insights , Management



At the height of the pandemic, young alumna and Saint John REALTOR® Julia Hurst (BBA'11) shared her insights and advice with us on buying or selling a home during COVID-19. Now over a year later, she provides her updated tips for buying and selling during a fast-paced seller's market and what you can do to best prepare. What should sellers think about when considering listing their...

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Ray Gracewood brings pride and celebration to New Brunswick through AREA 506 music festival

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , Inspiring Stories



Photo: Mathieu Savidant (BBA'19)   Ray Gracewood (BBA'01) is a music lover, a fierce Saint John community supporter and a proud New Brunswicker – so it is no surprise that he is also one of the faces behind the ever-growing AREA 506 Music Festival. It all began in 2015 when, at the time, Gracewood was working for Moosehead Breweries overseeing the commercial team for Atlantic Canada....

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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 3: Pam Palmater - Activism, decolonization and how to make an impact on Indigenous reconciliation 

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Category: Podcast



UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 3 Pam Palmater: Activism, Decolonization and How to Make an Impact on Indigenous Reconciliation  Pam Palmater (LLB'97) is an award-winning public speaker, author and social justice activist. She was one of the spokespeople and public educators for the Idle No More movement and continues to advocate alongside other social movements focusing on...

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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 2: Jason Goldlist - Wealthsimple, Venue and an unusual path to tech entrepreneurship

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Category: Podcast



UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 2Jason Goldlist - Wealthsimple, Venue and an unusual path to tech entrepreneurship  Jason Goldlist (BPHIL’06), graduated from UNB with a Bachelor of Philosophy in Leadership from Renaissance College and is currently CEO and co-founder of Venue, an online platform for virtual special events that inspire and engage. He’s also co-founder...

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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 1: Pilot - Get to know the hosts of UNBeknownst

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Category: Podcast



UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 1Pilot: Get to know the alumni hosts of UNBeknownst Welcome to UNBeknownst, a podcast for alumni, by alumni.In the pilot episode, University of New Brunswick Associated Alumni Executive Director Michelle McNeil gets to know our volunteer alumni hosts of Season 1 of this new podcast. UNBeknownst explores unexpected career paths, insights of alumni learned from...

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UNB nursing student Emma Stephen receives UNB Alumni Legacy Award

UNB Alumni

Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Category: Inspiring Stories , Young Alumni , UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



A University of New Brunswick nursing student has been selected as the second recipient of the Alumni Legacy Award, established and presented by the UNB Associated Alumni. The 2021-2023 recipient, Emma Stephen, is a shining example of the values outlined by this scholarship. Throughout her two years at UNB, she has shown immense pride for our institution, dedication to her faculty and fellow...

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Nicole Leblanc (BBA’00) is helping build sustainable cities and diverse tech startups one investment at a time

UNB Alumni

Posted: Aug 12, 2021

Category: Inspiring Stories , UNB Saint John


Nicole Leblanc, UNB alumna

Nicole LeBlanc (BBA’00) isn’t just any investment professional working in the venture capital industry. The UNB Saint John business grad is a builder of ecosystems, a proponent of sustainable cities, an advocate for diversity in venture capital, and a voracious supporter of Atlantic Canada. Oh, and she’s currently living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Nicole grew up in the small...

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