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Volunteer spotlight: Amber Corby (BRSS'12)

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Kinesiology, Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton



Amber Corby (BRSS'12) - Fredericton, NB What is your most memorable moment from your UNB alumni volunteer experience? I was able to share perspectives of both my student and professional experiences through a Ten Thousand Coffees Office Hour webinar on my career in the not-for-profit sector. I was so impressed with the thoughtful and relevant questions from those in attendance which made me so...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ian Hardy (BBA'07)

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Saint John



Ian Hardy (BBA'07) - Saint John, NB Tell us about your time at UNB. What extracurricular activities were you involved in as a student?  I came to UNBSJ from Ontario and lived on campus for the first two years of attending. While living in residence, I participated in the residence council. In my later years at UNB I was part of the Keith's Club, which ran social events on campus, and was...

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Volunteer spotlight: Maher Ellaz (BScE'18)

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Saint John, Inspiring Stories



Maher Ellaz (BScE'18) - Fredericton, NB,  What is your most memorable moment from your UNB alumni volunteer experience at Skill Up for Success connecting with international students at UNB? Meeting new people in my UNB community and offering them a different insight into how to approach their UNB experience. Why did you decide to become a first-time volunteer? I wanted to give back to the...

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Maria Sharpe (BScF'07) is helping to improve the culture of wildland fire in Canada as fire science manager

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton



Maria Sharpe (BScF’07) didn’t fall far from the tree when she followed in her father’s footsteps to study in UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management. Now working as the Fire Science Manager with the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) in Alberta, Sharpe is helping to improve the culture of wildland fire in Canada. In her role with CIFFC, Sharpe...

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Janet Lin is transforming retail and financial services technology

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, Computer Science, UNB Fredericton



If you live in Canada, you’ve probably collected PC Optimum points and used or seen the PC Mastercard for your retail purchases. What you probably don’t know is that those products are available because of UNB alumna Janet Lin (BCS’05) and the teams she worked with at Loblaw. Janet has made quite a name for herself in the IT and business worlds. She received the Oracle Global...

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UNBeknownst Episode 17: Tom Liston on Bay Street and how the Canadian tech sector can help us overcome big global challenges

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Management, Podcast



Tom Liston (BBA’96) is one of the most sought-after minds in Canada’s tech investment sector. Tom currently serves on several Board of Directors for public and private technology companies, and he has a strong track record of shareholder value creation in that capacity. As chief investment officer of a leading technology-focused venture capital firm, he made investments in SaaS,...

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UNBeknownst Episode 16: Mike Harrison on emergency medicine during a pandemic, flight surgery and the long way to get to what you love

UNB Alumni

Posted: April 8, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Podcast



Mike Harrison (BScKin’02, MScExSS’05) is a flight surgeon, as well as an emergency medicine and critical care physician at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He was recently one of the flight surgeons for SpaceX’s Crew-1 Dragon - which launched in 2020 and returned in 2021.  Mike graduated from UNB with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and a Master of Science...

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