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CAMH Difference Makers in Mental Health: Lee Thomas

Young Alumni

Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Young Alumni, Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched a cross-Canada call for nominations of people influencing change in mental health and recently announced their 150 Difference Makers, a list which includes recent UNB grad, Lee Thomas (BA'15). As a student, Lee started the #MyDefinition campaign at UNB, which is a mental health anti-stigma poster campaign. Now, Lee is an...

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A look at Kayley Reed's productivity and self care tips

Young Alumni

Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni


Kayley Reed (BPhil'14) is the co-founder and CEO of Wear Your Label, a fashion brand dedicated to ending the stigma around mental health. Kayley is also a passionate mental health advocate, writer, public speaker and founder of Blogger's Brunch. She has been recognized nationally and internationally for her work, including receiving a 2017 Proudly UNB Young Alumni Achievement award, the...

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Staying organized and motivated: Work productivity tips from young alumnus Feiber Omana

Young Alumni

Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni


2017 Proudly UNB Young Alumni Achievement award recipient, Feiber Omana (BBA ’06), came to Fredericton as an international high school student from Colombia and, in such a short time since graduating from UNB, has taken his academic and professional career by storm. Now as the vice-president of Corporate Development and Capital Markets for Shaw Communications, Feiber is accountable for...

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Young alumna places ninth in the Grand 2 Grand Ultra marathon

Young Alumni

Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni, Inspiring Stories


 UNB young alumna Kelsey Hogan (BPhil'16) placed second among women and ninth overall in last month's Grand 2 Grand Ultra Marathon (G2G). Facing her toughest ultra marathon to date, Hogan tackled the 273 kilometres from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to the summit of the Grand Staircase as not only one of eight Canadians, but also as the race's youngest competitor. The...

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UNB grad takes on the Toronto Independent Film Festival and the Atlantic Film Festival with screenings of his short film

Young Alumni

Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni


Film director and UNB young alumnus Gordon Mihan (BBA ’15) will participate in the Toronto Independent Film Festival Tuesday Sept. 12, and again later this week at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, with screenings of his short film The Wakefield Will. The Toronto Independent Film Festival and the Atlantic Film Festival showcase the creative talents of micro and no-budget films from...

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Reflections from past-president: Brooke Yeates

Young Alumni

Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


  Brooke Yeates served on alumni council for eight years, before taking on the president's role in 2015. During her term as president, several new initiatives were implemented including new governance processes, the launch of our U35 Young Alumni Network and the introduction of UNB Talks, an event series highlighting research and innovation at UNB. Her term also coincided with...

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Getting to know your Associated Alumni President: Jill Jollineau

Young Alumni

Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


  There are few as #ProudlyUNB as new Associated Alumni President, Jill Jollineau. Jill comes from a deep family history at UNB and has been a long-time volunteer with the alumni office.  She has served on the Associated Alumni Council since 2009 as an incredible ambassador strengthening connections with our alumni around the world and helping future students discover UNB. She...

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Q&A: Erin Court

Young Alumni

Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Saint John


As a UNB student, Erin was an active volunteer and a passionate Seawolf both on and off the court. She was a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society, and a volunteer with the Wolfpack volleyball club and UNB's summer camps program. Now as a young alumna - not much has changed! Erin can still be found court side cheering on her alma mater or volunteering in the...

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12th UNB alumnus to receive YMCA Leader to Watch Award: John Fitzpatrick

Young Alumni

Posted: April 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni, UNB Saint John


  Since the YMCA Leader to Watch Award was created in 2002, 12 UNB alumni have been among the recipients, including this year's award winner John Fitzpatrick (MBA '12). Fitzpatrick will receive the honor alongside Arthur Irving, 2017 Red Triangle Award recipient, at an awards gala on May 4 at the Saint John Regional YMCA. The Leader to Watch Award recognizes young individuals who...

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The stars are aligned for UNB alumnus vying to become Canada s next astronaut: Alex Delorey

Young Alumni

Posted: February 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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


Childhood dreams of space travel may very well become a reality for UNB young alumnus, Alex Delorey (BScE’07), who has earned his spot as one of 72 candidates still in the running to become the next Canadian astronaut. Last summer, 3,372 applications were submitted to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for two astronaut positions that will be filled this year. The latest shortlist was...

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