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UNBeknownst Episode 20: Mitch Cobb on purpose-driven entrepreneurship and making a positive community impact

UNB Alumni

Posted: June 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Podcast, Arts

Mitch Cobb (BA’02) is co-owner and CEO of Upstreet Craft Brewery on Prince Edward Island. But Upstreet isn’t just a brewery - even though it's grown to become a major player in the Atlantic Canada brewing industry. It’s a Certified B Corp, intent on doing business differently and making a positive impact in its community. Mitch has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top...

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QA with Mark-Anthony Ashfield: Bringing the Memorial Cup to Saint John

Mark-Anthony Ashfield (BBA'00)

Posted: June 14, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Saint John

Mark-Anthony Ashfield (BBA'00) first moved to Saint John from Boiestown to pursue studies in the faculty of business on UNB's Saint John campus. Describing himself as 'sports obsessed,' he now works as a partner with Deloitte, is an active leader in the community, and has dedicated significant efforts to help bring the Memorial Cup to Saint John. Along with a number of community...

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UNBeknownst Episode 19: Julia Wright on finding your path through trial and error, and journalism in challenging times   

UNB Alumni

Posted: June 9, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, Podcast, Arts, Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton

Julia Wright (BA’07) is host of CBC Information Morning on CBC Radio 1 in Saint John, and is also an award-winning writer and photographer. Born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick, Julia was a contributor to Vice, Buzzfeed, and various local and provincial newspapers before taking on radio hosting duties in 2019. Earlier, she founded and edited two independent Saint John creative...

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