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UNB Faculty of Business Administration

Marketing Student Association Presents Francis McGuire

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 10, 2008 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Highlights


The University of New Brunswick's Marketing Student Association, in partnership with the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, invites students and the public to a discussion by Francis McGuire on the topic of Competitive Advantage. Francis McGuire is the current Chair of the Board for NB Power and has also served as vice president of business development for MITI Information Technology Inc., as...

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21st Annual Business Awards Celebration

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 6, 2008 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Highlights


The Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick held its 21st annual Business Awards Dinner on Wednesday, November 5, at the Delta Fredericton Hotel. Three hundred guests joined the faculty to celebrate the academic achievements of business students, the professional accomplishments of graduates, and to show appreciation to donors and friends. The audience was made up...

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New MBA with Concentration in Entrepreneurship Approved for UNB Fredericton

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 4, 2008 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Highlights


Students completing an MBA at UNB Fredericton's Faculty of Business Administration now have an option to complete a concentration in entrepreneurship as part of their degree. The MBA with concentration in entrepreneurship has just received approval from the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. Until now, students in the MBA program could take entrepreneurship courses as electives...

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National Small Business Week recognized at UNB

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 29, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IBEC


UNB's International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) combined National Small Business Week (October 19 - 24) with its visiting scholar series by bringing Dr. Reg Litz, from the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. A professor of entrepreneurship with research and teaching interests in small business, family enterprise and business ethics, Dr. Litz facilitated...

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Former Seamark CEO to Visit UNB as CFS Executive-in-Residence

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 8, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: CFS


The Faculty of Business Administration's Centre for Financial Studies (CFS) will host Mr. Robert McKim, former CEO of Halifax-based Seamark Asset Management, as its 2008 Executive-in-Residence. As the Centre's Executive-in-Residence, Mr. McKim will deliver three presentations to students, faculty and the public on October 9-10th, 2008. Mr. McKim's presentation, "How's Your Appetite for...

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Human Resources Student Association Launched at UNB

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 2, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Lynn Haley and Candace Morgan, two human resources instructors in UNB's Faculty of Business Administration, were swamped with requests last year from students wanting to be more "networked" and informed about the HR opportunities available in the region upon graduation. Looking to fulfill this student need, the pair brainstormed ways in which they could play a larger role in connecting their...

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Marketing Student Association Launched at UNB

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 2, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


With approximately 100 student members to its credit, the newly formed Marketing Student Association (MSA) at UNB is up and running and making headway for what is shaping up to be an exciting year. Dr. Kirby Shannahan, marketing professor, had the idea of starting up a student marketing group to help meet the needs of UNB students and local businesses, both looking to better connect with one...

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Harvesting new skills in the Professional Development Program

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: September 17, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


The Faculty of Business Administration has just launched the newest of their experiential learning initiatives with the creation of the Professional Development program. Delivered as a required course in the Faculty's MBA program, the Professional Development program aims to complement the knowledge learned inside the classroom and proves that It's Never Business as Usual in the Faculty of...

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Faculty of Business Administration announces Graduate Dean s List

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: September 15, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Dean Daniel F. Coleman of the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick's in Fredericton announced that thirty of the faculty's Master of Buiness Administration students have earned a place on the Dean's List for 2007-2008. Students on the list had attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the 2007-08 academic year,...

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Faculty of Business Administration announces undergraduate Dean s List of 2007-2008

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: September 8, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Dean Daniel F. Coleman of the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick's in Fredericton announced that one hundred and thirty-three of the faculty's Bachelor of Business Administration students have earned a place on the Dean's List for 2007-2008. Students on the list had attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During...

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Faculty of Business Administration launches newsletter

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 22, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


UNB's Faculty of Business Administration is proud to announce the publication of the first issue of our faculty newsletter, Connections. The newsletter offers stories about the accomplishments and achievements of the faculty, staff, students and alumni; and features news about our events and academic programs. Connections, UNB's Faculty of Business Administration's Newsletter, will be published...

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Faculty of Business Administration celebrates UNB s 179th Encaenia

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 9, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


With the sun shining outside and the temperature in the mid-20s the Faculty of Business Administration celebrated UNB's 179th Encaenia with a reception and awards ceremony to honour the accomplishments of this year's graduating class. Of the Class of 2008, 160 students graduated with BBA degrees including 60 students earning Honours degrees, 75 earning concentrations, and 14 earning Co-op...

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Adrienne O Pray named one of Canada s Top 40 under 40

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 6, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights


Faculty of Business Administration alumnus Adrienne O'Pray, the current Senior Vice-President, Operations with Atlantic Lottery Corporation, has been named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 by Caldwell Partners and announced in the Globe and Mail on May 6. The award is intended to honor Canadians who have already reached a significant level of success before reaching the age of 40. The program...

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UNB Student Investment Fund Team Triumphs in Global Investment Research Challenge

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 2, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: CFS


A team of four students from the Faculty of Business Administration's Student Investment Fund (SIF) won the North American championship at the second annual Global Investment Research Challenge on April 30th in New York City. The University of Houston placed second, while the University of Pittsburgh placed third. In the competition, students from universities around the world presented and...

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UNB Students win Canada s largest business plan competition

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 1, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IBEC


Three Faculty of Business Administration students, Edgar Gallibois, Justin Murray and Matthew Corey, won the Enterprise 2008 Business Plan Competition run by the Business Development Bank of Canada. The competition is the largest business plan competition in Canada, and this is the second consecutive year that winners of the regional qualifying competition, Enterprise Atlantic, have claimed top...

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IBEC Visiting Scholar Series features Dr Nikhil Varaiya

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 11, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IBEC


Dr. Nikhil Varaiya, the famed entrepreneurship professor from San Diego State University, made an appearance at UNB last week as part of the International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre's Visiting Scholar's Series. Chairman of the Department of Finance of San Diego State's College of Business Administration, Varaiya has won numerous awards for his research into corporate finance and was...

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Glenn Cleland receives UNB Distinguished Service Award

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 5, 2008 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: CFS


Glenn Cleland, director of the Faculty of Business Administration's Centre for Financial Studies received a UNB Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to employees of the University of New Brunswick to recognize outstanding service to the university including teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination thereof. Glen Cleland conceived the idea for the Student...

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Business Administration professor wins American Marketing Association award

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 11, 2008 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Highlights


One of the Faculty of Business Administration's newest members, Assistant Professor Rachelle Dupuis, was one of four recipients of the $2,500 Direct Selling Education Sales Dissertation Research Grant from the American Marketing Association (AMA). This is the second straight year that a member of the Business Administration faculty has been honoured by the AMA as Assistant Professor Kirby...

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UNB Business Student Receives Sobey Award

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: January 30, 2008 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Highlights


Third year BBA student Lynn MacKinnon is a 2007-08 recipient of the prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. Lynn is one of six students across the Atlantic Provinces selected to receive this award, worth $10,000. The Frank H. Sobey Fund for Excellence in Business Studies was established in 1989 in memory of Frank H. Sobey, the late chairperson of Sobey Inc. and...

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