Queen’s alumni participating in Olympics
Eight Queen’s alumni are among the Canadians preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games. This group of dedicated alumni are competing or supporting competitors in rowing, sailing and track and field. Read more
Professor helps launch new biofuel research network
Queen’s researcher Warren Mabee (Geography, Policy Studies) is a key member of BioFuelNet, a new Network of Centres of Excellence that joins academic and industrial partners to facilitate development of sustainable and cost-effective biofuels. Read more
First-years arrive for Summer Orientation
Hundreds of first-year students and their families will spend a day on campus to participate in Queen’s Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR) program. Read more
Students in Commerce and the Queen’s MBA program can conclude their degrees by participating in the Tricolour Venture Fund, the first student-advised venture capital fund in the country. Read more
New Mohawk and Inuktitut courses introduced
Queen’s students will have the opportunity to study the languages and cultures of the Mohawk and Inuit peoples this fall through two new courses offered by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCU). Read more
China conference helps build overseas ties
An upcoming symposium at Tongji University in Shanghai will give Queen’s professors an opportunity to network and pool knowledge with other researchers on the issue of sustainable development in China. Read more
Happy Anniversary, QUIC!
The Queen’s University International Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Please join the QUIC community back on campus on October 11th to celebrate. You are also invited to share your stories online or by email at QUIC50@queensu.ca.
By looking back at your time at Queen’s and by sharing your memories and reconnecting with the international community, you will help to steer the path for QUIC’s future.
Professor draws praise for research on teacher education
Tom Russell, a pioneer in self-study teaching and teacher education practices, recently received the first-ever award for Outstanding Contributions to Research in Teacher Education in Canada from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE). Read more
Archives recognized for innovation and community outreach
Queen’s University Archives recently received the Institutional Award from the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) for innovation, imagination and outstanding public service. Read more
Queen's Tartan Bowtie
You can now order your 100% wool tartan bowtie for those formal Queen's gatherings; available as banded for easy on-and-off or self-tying.
The Grunnan Onarach Award – October 24
The Ottawa Branch is delighted to announce that the recipient of the 2012 Grunnan Onarach Award is Ernest Jury, Sc’55, MBA’62, a long-time volunteer and organizer of the Over-50s Luncheons. Grunnan Onarach (Gaelic for "Honour Group") was established in 1988 by the Ottawa Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association to commemorate its 100th anniversary. Membership of this society is granted to individuals who have made important contributions to the Ottawa Alumni Branch.
The John Orr Award – November 17
The 2012 John Orr Award will be presented to Chancellor Emeritus A. Charles Baillie during a celebratory evening in Toronto at the Fairmont Royal York. The 12th Chancellor of Queen's University and the former CEO of TD Bank Financial Group is a renowned business leader, a passionate advocate for education, and a dedicated philanthropist. His dedication to and support of Queen’s includes the endowment of several unique awards and scholarships.
Online registration for these events will be open shortly. For more information, email us at email@example.com
Join us for a weekend of learning, networking, and celebration at the 2012 Alumni Volunteer Summit. Connect with alumni from QUAA branches around the world. Meet Principal Woolf and get the latest campus news. Enjoy a unique opportunity to grow as a volunteer with a wide range of workshops on topics including event organization, volunteer management, and alumni branch development.
This weekend includes:
the 7th annual Alumni Awards Gala.
Join us as we celebrate the achievements of members of the Queen’s community, including the recipients of the 2012 Alumni Humanitarian Award, the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Outstanding Student Award.
Winning with Alumni Sport Symposium
Join us for an interactive workshop for members of Queen's athletics booster clubs on Saturday, October 13. All Queen's sports fans, athletes, coaches, and parents are welcome!
Online registration for the Summit, Gala, and Symposium will open August 14. To learn more about this weekend, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOLUS information for alumni
Whether you require an Official Transcript of your studies at Queen's, want to update your contact information, or need account balances and income tax certificates, SOLUS (Student On Line University System) can help.
Calgary New to the Q - August 21
Calling all alumni! Come out to Art Central on 7th Ave SW from 6-7.30pm and show your support for incoming students and their parents as they make the transition to Queen’s. We welcome your energetic suggestions and fun-filled stories of life at Queen’s. Together, let’s show them our Tricolour spirit!
For more event information and to register, please visit our events calendar.
August 2 - Arizona Branch – Pub Night
August 12 - Ottawa Branch - Young Alumni Aerial Experience
August 14 - Toronto Branch – Welcome to Toronto with the Blue Jays
August 15 - Toronto Branch- Museum of Inuit Art Gallery Tour
August 21 - Halifax/Dartmouth Branch - Night at the Casino - Learn
the Art of Blackjack
August 21 - Calgary Branch – New to the Q
September 6 - Arizona Branch – Pub Night
Visit our online alumni calendar for more listings and information
Always on the lookout for new travel opportunities for our Tricolour Travellers, we’re pleased to present AHI Cruises.
With AHI Cruises, Queen’s alumni and friends can reserve independent cruises on virtually any cruise line while enjoying expert advice and valuable features such as special cruise fares, shipboard amenities, and pre-cruise service.
From luxury liners to an intimate yacht-like experience, AHI Cruises can help you find the ship and design the cruise experience that is right for you.
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