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Business Administration Recognized for its Honours Program in HR

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 15, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently announced that UNB's BBA with a major in Human Resource Management degree program offered on the Fredericton campus through the faculty of business administration fully aligns with the recommended requirements for HR degree programs, as outlined in the SHRM HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The SHRM devised the curriculum guidebook...

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Excellence in Teaching Awarded to Stephen Grant

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 2, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


Dr. E. Stephen Grant, Professor of Marketing, was recently awarded the 2009 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. The award was created by the faculty many years ago to support faculty excellence in teaching. Each year the faculty honours one professor for his or her outstanding teaching performance. The choice of the award recipient belongs to the students. At the end of each academic year...

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FBA Celebrates UNB s 180th Encaenia

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 29, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


With the sun shining outside and the temperature in the upper teens the faculty of business administration celebrated UNB's 180th Encaenia with a reception and awards ceremony to honour the accomplishments of this year's graduating class. Of the class of 2009, 178 students graduated with BBA degrees including 71 students earning honours degrees, 114 earning concentrations, and 10 earning co-op...

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Barbara A Trenholm named Professor Emeritus

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 22, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


Barbara A. Trenholm was honoured as Professor Emeritus of the University of New Brunswick at the 180th Encaenia Ceremony this past May. Trenholm retired from the faculty of business administration in 2009 after almost 30 years of excellent service including serving as acting dean from 1995-1996. She joined the faculty in 1980 as a member of the accounting area and taught accounting and...

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Two Business Professors Honoured by UNB

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: May 7, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


There have been so many beneficial changes in the business administration program over the past few years, and a lot of these changes can be accredited to two professors, Dr. Martin Wielemaker, and Dr. Abdur Rahim. Both Dr. Wielemaker and Dr. Rahim are recipients of the 2008-2009 University of New Brunswick Merit Award. They have both distinguished themselves in more than one area, and made...

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UNB Business Students Outperform Professional Money Managers

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 22, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: CFS


A group of investment finance students at the University of New Brunswick have achieved impressive returns on their portfolio of nearly $2 million in spite of the turbulent global financial environment. While stories of bank failures, Ponzi schemes and catastrophic financial losses in the financial markets dominated the news in 2008, student investors in the University of New Brunswick's...

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UNB Students Canada s Next Top Ad Executives

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 6, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Two of Canada's next top ad executives are students at the University of New Brunswick. Elizabeth McCleave and Matieu Daigle, students in the master of business administration (MBA) program at UNB Fredericton have won Volkswagon's national marketing competition, beating out teams from universities across Canada. The students will each receive a new Volkswagon Golf and will be offered...

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UNB Entrepreneurs Win Big Prizes at NBIF Breakthru Competition

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 2, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


UNB's Activator team, "KnowCharge" won the silver prize of $60,000 in investment equity and in kind services at the New Brunswick Innovation Fund (NBIF) Breakthru competition held on March 25, 2009. The company, made up of team leader, Chris Marshall and MBA teammates Rob Morrow and Edgar Gallibois, was formed through the Activator program, which is coordinated by UNB's International Business...

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Corporate Social Responsibility a Major Theme for MBA Students this Term

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 22, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


The huge global economic crisis is making Corporate Social Responsibility all the more important in today's business world. With industries needing to be bailed out by the government, people need to be assured that their tax dollars are being spent properly. Here at UNB, students in the new MBA Professional Development program are being taught to think about more than just the bottom...

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Four UNB Business Students are Top Ten Finalists to Face the Fear in Canada s Next Top Ad Executive Competition

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 13, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Two teams of UNB Fredericton business administration students have been selected to be among the top ten finalists in Canada's Next Top Ad Executive "Face the Fear" Competition, taking place in Toronto March 30-April 1. Volkswagen Canada, the leading sponsor of the competition, is the client; the student teams are the ad executives who must develop a marketing plan to promote the new Volkswagen...

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10 000 Awarded to UNB Student for Excellence in Business Studies

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 9, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Thor Jenson, a fourth year bachelor of business administration student at UNB Fredericton, was one of six business students studying at an Atlantic Canadian university to receive $10,000 last week as a recipient of the 2009 Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies. Year after year, it is inspiring to see the recipients of the Frank H. Sobeys Awards for Excellence in Business...

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WestJet s Director of Product Development Speaking at UNB

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: January 15, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Highlights


UNB's Marketing Student Association, in partnership with the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, invites students and the public to hear Jody Richards, Director of Product Development with WestJet, speak about the airline industry, the five secrets to WestJet's success, as well as WestJet's Guest Experience and Marketing Department. WestJet is Canada's leading high-value low-cost airline offering...

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