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UNB Faculty of Business Administration

Alumni Around the World - Zaineb Survery

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights


Usually when you return to your alma mater for the first time, it is after many years of work experience and you return to upgrade your education or just to visit. But that was not the case for one recent graduate. Zaineb Survery, from Kingston, Ontario, graduated with a BBA degree in 2009 and recently found herself back on campus for Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, or more...

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Bob Maher Receives the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


It is hard to find any student in the faculty who hasn't taken a class from Robert Maher and really enjoyed it. From such courses as introduction to business to advanced accounting, for most students entering the program, Professor Maher is the first business professor they meet. There were several professors nominated this year for the faculty's Excellence in Teaching Award, but in the end it...

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Business Student Receives 10 000 Scholarship

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Tim Frazer, a second year master of business administration student at UNB Fredericton, was one of six business students studying at an Atlantic Canadian university to receive $10,000 as a recipient of the 2010 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 Studies...

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Business Student Receives 5 000 Scholarship and Trip to Toronto

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Kyle McDowell, a fourth-year bachelor of business administration student at UNB Fredericton, was one of ten business students across the country to receive $5,000 as a recipient of the 2010 Futures Fund Scholarship. Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year established the Futures Fund Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership to honour and mentor Canadian university business students each year who...

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CMA Canada Accredits UNB Accounting Program

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is known internationally as an accredited school with rigorous standards, and now, UNB has one more accreditation to add to that list. Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada), the world leader in shaping strategic management accounting® professionals to lead successful enterprises in the global marketplace, has awarded for a five-year period...

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Faculty of Business Administration celebrates UNB s 182nd Encaenia

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


The 182nd Encaenia was a bit different from other years. This was the first year that the graduation ceremony was held in the brand new Richard J. Currie Center. The Faculty of Business Administration celebrated UNB's 182nd Encaenia with a reception and awards ceremony to honour the accomplishments of this year's graduating class. Of the class of 2011, 137 students graduated with BBA degrees...

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Faculty of Business Administration Gets a New Dean

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


It has been a long time since the faculty of business administration has changed Deans. After holding the position for 12 years, Dr. Dan Coleman is stepping down on July 1, 2011, before he goes on a six-month leave and returns to UNB as the Assistant Vice-President Academic. The question that was on everyone's mind is, who will be replacing him? The answer to that question is Dr. Robert Austin,...

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Road to the NHL - A Dream Come True

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Getting on the ice in front of a sold-out 19,000 capacity crowd cheering at the top of their lungs is "a dream come true," for second year BBA student Darryl Boyce. Now playing on the Toronto Maple Leafs as an unrestricted free agent, Boyce is still not used to the spot-light. "There is definitely a rush every time I go on the ice," explained Boyce. "I grew up watching Saturday night hockey,...

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SIF Students Succeed During Great Recession

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: CFS


The University of New Brunswick’s Student Investment Fund program consistently outperformed many professional money managers over the last three years, in the worst market since the Depression. During the three-year period, known as the great recession, the student investors outperformed many professionals who are still trying to get their clients’ portfolios back to their pre-2007...

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Students Win 145 000 with their Business Plan

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IBEC


Have you ever seen footage from a security camera? Usually it is pretty difficult to make anything out in great detail because the video has a grainy, low resolution picture due to the fact there is a trade off between image quality and data storage space. At least that’s been the case until now. A team from the University of New Brunswick has found a solution to this problem, and their...

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The End of an Era - Dr Coleman Steps Down as Dean

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty Highlights


Anyone who has graduated from the faculty of business administration this past decade knows the name Dr. Daniel Coleman. He has presided over more business graduations than almost anyone in his long time position as Dean. Holding the title for three consecutive terms (12 years), he is officially the faculty's longest serving Dean. It is a long time to serve in this role, and Dr. Coleman has...

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What would you say

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 12, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights


Imagine having a debilitating disorder that prevents you from standing, walking, eating, communicating, and sometimes even breathing.  That is what the estimated 50,000+ Canadians living with neuromuscular disorders have to live with each and every day. Muscular dystrophy is just one such disorder. Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides help and...

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