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UNB Faculty of Management

Experiential learning kept this international student working in New Brunswick

Faculty of Management

Posted: April 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights , Alumni



Kiran Mampilly (MBA’19) came to UNB to study in the MBA program as part of a dual degree program with Jindal Global Business School in India. His final year of study was in the Faculty of Management on the Fredericton campus and he graduated in 2019 with multiple job prospects in hand. He says this was due to the experiential nature of the program and the business network he was able to grow in New Brunswick throughout his studies. Kiran chose to work with Sedin Technologies in...

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Two Alumni Receive Certificates of Achievement

Business Faculty

Posted: November 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni Highlights , Alumni



The Faculty of Management held its annual Awards Dinner on November 21, 2019 to recognize students and alumni who have done extraordinary work. In addition to celebrating over 150 students who earned scholarships, awards and Dean's List recognition, two alumni were given Certificates of Achievement for their contribution and achievements.  Anne-Marie Gammon (BBA'83) is the inaugural President & Chief Executive Officer of CPA Atlantic School of Business. Bringing over 25 years of senior...

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Finding clients and keeping them: advice from an expert

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights , Programs , Alumni



When they graduate with business degrees, students bring specialized knowledge and technical skills to the workplace. For those starting careers in the finance and investment industry, one of the biggest challenges they will face is finding new clients and keeping them. This week, finance students got advice from an expert on how to identify who their clients were and how to communicate effectively with them. Paul Owens (BBA '72), Deputy Superintendent of Pensions for the Government of...

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Charles Fraser establishes new student venture fund at UNB

Alumni News

Posted: February 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni Highlights , Programs , Alumni



The faculty of business administration at UNB Fredericton has a new investment fund program thanks to Charles 'Chuck' Fraser (BBA’68).The retired wealth manager returned to UNB to celebrate his 50th reunion at Homecoming 2018. After visiting with dean of business administration, Dev Mitra, and meeting fourth-year BBA student Herbert Bempah, he was intrigued with the faculty’s strengths in entrepreneurship and finance and wondered how he could give back to the university that...

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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 simply, Congress 2011. She works for TD Bank as a Financial Service Representative, but attended the...

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Top of his Class at Harvard

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 28, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights


Alumni Around the World - Feiber Omana Not many students have gone through university maintaining a perfect 4.3 GPA. This is why, when Feiber Omana attended the University of New Brunswick from 2001-2005, he left a huge impression on everyone he met. One of his professors, Robert Maher, taught Feiber an Intro to Business course back in the Fall of 2001. To this day Professor Maher remembers Feiber’s  first case study. As Maher explains, “I required students to complete eight written cases in...

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23rd Annual Business Awards Dinner

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 16, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights


Each year the faculty of business administration hosts the business awards dinner to celebrate the achievements of our student scholars and alumni, and to recognize our donors and supporters. The business awards dinner is our biggest event of the year and is one of the best vehicles we have to showcase our student talent. All students on the dean's list and those who have been awarded scholarships and prizes are formally recognized. Certificates of achievement are presented each year to...

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22nd Annual Business Awards Dinner

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 14, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni Highlights


Over 250 people gathered at the Delta Fredericton last November 5th for the Faculty’s 22nd Annual Business Awards Dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of UNB Fredericton’s business students and alumni, and to recognize the companies and individuals who support our students with scholarships. Each year the Faculty recognizes the achievements of alumni who have distinguished careers and have made significant contributions to their communities and professions. This year, the two alumni...

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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 was created to promote mentorship and professional development by introducing these people to the...

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