Impact of Giving

Entrepreneur supported by scholarships

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Feb 1, 2019

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , Creating Opportunities for Students , Innovation



Photo: Chedi Mbaga, 2nd year Bachelor of Engineering in Geodesy and Geomatics Toronto, ON When Chedi Mbaga learned that he was one of 33 students to receive a prestigious Loran Scholarship out of over 4,400 applicants, the Toronto native had also accepted a challenge to study outside of his home province. His difficult choice was made easier because of his experience at the University of New...

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Richardsons support engineering students, forever

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Jan 21, 2019

Category: Bequests , Scholarships and Bursaries , Creating Opportunities for Students



Photos: Jack & Kay Richardson From his upbringing in Chapman, NB to a successful engineering career that took him throughout North America, John “Jack” Richardson never lost his appreciation or affection for the University of New Brunswick. After Jack (BScEE ’41) graduated, he worked with General Electric in Ontario and it was there that he met and fell in love with his wife,...

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Engineering student recognized with green scholarship

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Jan 14, 2019

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , Creating Opportunities for Students



Photo: Melanie Flack, 4th year Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, LaHave, NS Melanie spent the bulk of 2017 at Canfor Pulp Ltd. in Taylor, BC as a process engineering student. During that period, she was selected to receive a Greenest Workforce Green Dream Scholarship. The recognition, among other things, allowed her to share her experiences through a Green Dream team blog throughout...

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Newest Schulich Leaders at University of New Brunswick enjoy first semester

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Jan 4, 2019

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , Creating Opportunities for Students



A pair of Schulich Leaders are making immediate impacts in their first year at the University of New Brunswick. Geoffrey Noseworthy of Lewisporte, Nfld. and Anna Postill of Toronto, Ont. received the prestigious scholarship, which is awarded to high-school graduates enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, in part due to their leadership potential. Geoffrey, enrolled in a...

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Doctoral student leading research in Canada's Far North

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Jan 2, 2019

Category: Creating Opportunities for Students , Innovation , Scholarships and Bursaries



Photo: Maree McGregor, Doctoral Candidate in Earth Sciences, Perth, Australia Maree McGregor fell in love with UNB as an undergrad student, visiting the Fredericton campus on an international exchange trip from Australia’s James Cook University. So impressed was the Perth native that she subsequently applied to take her master’s degree at UNB. She now finds herself in the midst of...

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Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant announced during opening of Psychological Wellness Centre’s new location at UNB

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Nov 29, 2018

Category: News and Events , Donor Stories



FREDERICTON, NB, November 29, 2018 – The Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) at the University of New Brunswick is pleased to receive a $19,500 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant to help expand the PWC’s group therapy program for adolescents and teens. The grant was announced during the opening of the Centre’s new location in the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre. The...

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Harrison McCain Foundation Faculty Award recipients announced for 2018

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Nov 20, 2018

Category: News and Events



Twenty-two faculty members at UNB have increased research, publishing and teaching support for the 2018-19 academic year, thanks to funding from the Harrison McCain Faculty Awards. The awards are focused in four areas: young scholars, conference and research travel, visiting professorships and scholarly book publishing. They were initially established in 2006 with a grant of $1 million from the...

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Scholarships help set the stage for success

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Nov 1, 2018

Category: News and Events , Scholarships and Bursaries , Creating Opportunities for Students



Photo: Nick McCullum, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics 2018, Apohaqui, NB As Nick McCullum reflects on the steps he took toward becoming president of Houston-based Sure Dividend, he credits those who helped him make important decisions and gain critical experience during his four years at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. Engaging professors were open to his...

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Matching Gift Program for Beaverbrook Scholars Award

Development and Donor Relations, UNB

Posted: Oct 31, 2018

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events , Creating Opportunities for Students



The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation announced a $300,000 commitment, and potentially $500,000, to match donations to the Beaverbrook Scholars Award, which supports outstanding graduates of New Brunswick High Schools beginning an undergraduate degree at UNB.“The continued support from the Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation helps to level the financial playing field for our top...

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Bob and Barbara Pickett support research facility for adaptive rehabilitation engineering at UNB

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Posted: Oct 23, 2018

Category: Donor Stories , News and Events



The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) at UNB will be adding new space for the Centre for Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering thanks to the generosity of alumnus Bob Pickett (BSc CE ’61, MSc CE ’63) and his wife, Barbara. The Picketts’ leadership gift of $400,000 has leveraged $4.5 million from the Province of New Brunswick and the Canada Foundation for Innovation....

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