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New grad Niomi Monteiro (BBA'22) finds employment at JDI after co-op experiential learning

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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



For fall 2022 grad Niomi Monteiro (BBA’22), volunteer opportunities, experiential learning and co-op education were the highlights of her student experience - and they landed her a job with J.D. Irving Ltd. before even crossing the graduation stage. On top of her already-busy schedule of six to seven courses per semester, Monteiro took three co-op work terms throughout her UNB degree. Two...

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Sweat Club founder Laura Clendenning (BScKin'12) helps people fall in love with their health and fitness

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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



What began as a love for leading a healthy lifestyle and working one-on-one with clients in her apartment complex, has transformed into opening a boutique-style gym in the heart of downtown Fredericton. Sweat Club founder and head coach Laura Clendenning (BScKin'12) says that being a woman in business and a woman in the fitness industry is empowering, but it took her a few career changes...

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UNB Alumni Holiday Gift Guide 2022

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



Share your UNB alumni pride this holiday season! In the spirit of the upcoming holidays and supporting ‘local,’ we’ve created a gift guide to help you find unique gifts for the special people in your life. This list highlights exciting products and businesses by our very own #ProudlyUNB alumni. Around the world, UNB alumni are creating, innovating and contributing exciting...

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Media Arts and Cultures alumni share their success

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni



One of the first programs of its kind in Canada, Media Arts & Cultures (MAAC) at UNB has offered students a dynamic mix of critical media studies and hands-on creative coursework since 1996. As a MAAC major, students learn about media by making media. They are taught to consider, critique, and engage intellectually with media and also learn the tools and techniques used today to create...

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Building an outstanding IT career right here in New Brunswick

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 18, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Inspiring Stories, Computer Science, UNB Fredericton



Mary Goggin (BScCS’82) is very modest about her success in the IT field, but her track record speaks for itself. Mary’s been instrumental in the growth and development of several IT consulting companies, including CGI and the company she co-founded, Accreon Inc. She’s been a sought-after project manager, technology expert and business strategist, having made a significant...

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UNBeknownst #23: Donald Savoie on the centralization of power in Western governments, lack of public trust in our leaders, and what government IS good at

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Podcast, Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton



Donald Savoie (MA’72) holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Administration and Governance at the Université de Moncton, as well as the Clément-Cormier Research Chair in Economic Development. Over his career, he has served as an advisor to federal, provincial and territorial government departments and agencies, the private sector, independent associations, OECD, the World...

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UNB alumni make up a quarter of Atlantic Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 Innovators list

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 4, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

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



Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 30 Under 30 Innovator awards program recognizes young people who are turning their creativity and passion into revenue-generating pursuits. This year’s list includes a diverse group of marketers, scientists, entrepreneurs, inventors, artists and advocates. Eight(!) UNBers were named to the 2022 list. They exemplify what it is to be innovators,...

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Lynette DuJohn brings digital twin project to life at Vancouver International Airport

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Engineering, UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories



The COVID-19 pandemic hit airports around the world hard. But instead of standing still, Lynette DuJohn (BScCE’87) took the opportunity to innovate. Lynette is the Vice President of Innovation and Chief Information Officer at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) a role she’s held since 2016. During the peak of the pandemic slowdown, her team began a project of creating a virtual...

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