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Chancellor announces bursary for Indigenous students

It was a conversation that challenged Chancellor Jim Leech (MBA’73), and made him wonder what he could personally do to help.

Approximately a year and a half ago, then-Governor General David Johnston convened a first-ever gathering of all Canadian university chancellors. One of the topics of conversation at that meeting: the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the responsibilities of universities and of those in leadership positions to help.

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New QSAA President to Help Students Make Successful Transition After Graduation

Max Garcia, Cmp’17, helps high school students transition to university life as a residence don. In his new role as Queen’s Student Alumni Association (QSAA) president, he is helping students prepare to graduate from Queen’s and find fulfilling careers.

“I’ve come full circle,” Mr. Garcia jokes. “My goal is to help students become successful alumni.”

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Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection Acquires One of the Oldest Printed English-Language Books

One of the oldest English-language books in the world is now sitting on the shelves of the Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection at Queen’s University. The university recently acquired a 1482 copy of Caxton’s Polycronicon – a book so rare that only about 50 copies (in any condition) are known to exist.

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Celebrating outstanding staff

At this year’s Principal’s Holiday Reception, Advancement Alumni Officer, Ben Seewald received the Queen’s Special Recognition for Staff Award.

Ben has worked in Advancement since 2006 as an Alumni Officer, working with Queen's student-alumni programs. In that time, he has proven to be a valued member of the department, always the first with a smile or to plan a fun event or activity for his colleagues.

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Generations leave their mark on Queen’s

Generations leave their mark on Queen’s

May 1, 2016

[Initiative Campaign]

When Principal Daniel Woolf, Artsci’80, challenged his fellow alumni to give back to their alma mater at a “critical juncture” for the university, he could not have imagined their response.  More than $640 million was contributed in support of the University’s top priorities during the 10-year Initiative Campaign that concluded on April 30.

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