Economics professors win major writing award
Two Queen’s professors have won one of the most prestigious Canadian economic writing awards, the 2012 Doug Purvis Memorial Prize. Read more
Music professor unveils first opera
Queen’s music professor and Juno award-winning composer John Burge draws on the strengths of the Queen’s artistic community to present his first opera, The Auction. Read more
Pioneering exchange initiative sends students to Japan
Several Queen’s students will be living, studying, and working with Japanese students in both Japan and Canada this summer through a new international exchange 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
Call for speakers - TEDxQueensU
TEDxQueensU is looking for inspiring speakers for its 2012 conference on campus October 28. This year's theme is 'Pioneers'. You can nominate yourself or someone else. All presenters will be featured on the TEDxQueensU website and the TEDxTalks Youtube channel. Deadline for nominations is July 31. Read more
Showcase success with Queen’s diploma frames
Do you have a family member or friend who has recently graduated from Queen’s? Help get that diploma out of the tube and onto the wall with an official Queen’s diploma frame. Proceeds from the sale of frames help support alumni initiatives across campus and around the world!
Place your order today!
Queen’s University MasterCard® credit card
Show your pride with the Queen’s University Platinum Plus® MasterCard® credit card and know with every routine qualifying purchase you make, funds are directed back to Queen’s to help fund alumni programs, including this year’s MiniU Welcome Dinner and GradBash for the Class of 2012.
Learn more about the Queen’s University MasterCard credit card.
Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award 2012
Many congratulations to Don Lindsay, Sc’80, the 2012 recipient of the Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award. This award is presented annually by the Vancouver Branch of the QUAA to an alumnus in recognition of his/her outstanding service both to Queen’s and to Canada.
In addition to his role as the President and CEO of international mining company Teck, Don is a generous and supportive philanthropist, dedicating his time and energy to organizations such as the BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, the Campaign for BC Children, and the United Way of Lower Mainland.
Johnson Award 2012
Congratulations are also extended to Bruce McFarlane, Artsci/PHE'78 and Janice Heard, Artsci/PHE'80, the 2012 recipients of the Calgary Johnson Award. This award pays tribute to lifelong contributors to Queen’s University, the Alumni Association, and the Calgary community.
Bruce and Janice have many professional accomplishments: Bruce has worked with several successful junior oil & gas companies, and Janice, a pediatrician, is the Executive Director of Alumni Affairs of the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine. Bruce and Janice have been extremely active in both the Queen's community (establishing several bursaries supporting students and an endowment for Kinesiology and Health Studies Camp School) and in the Calgary community (work with the United Way, Salvation Army, Strathcona Tweedsmuir School, Foundation for Energy Education & Research in Calgary (FEER), CUPS and the Children's Cottage Society).
Alumni Volunteer Summit
October 12-13, 2012, Queen’s University
Take an active role in your alumni association.
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!
Registration for the Sport Symposium is now open. Online registration for the Summit and Gala will open shortly. To learn more about this weekend, email us at email@example.com 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.
Stampede in Calgary
Yee-ha! It’s time to saddle up for the Calgary Stampede. For those of you who are donning your cowboy hats and heading to the heart of the action, share the experience with other Queen’s alumni via our @queensualumni Twitter feed using the hashtag #queensustampede.
If you aren’t able to make it to the Stampede in person, you can follow all the action online with the CBC.
Make sure to keep an eye out for the Queen’s Bands wending their way along the parade route.
August 2 - Arizona Branch – Pub Night
August 15 - Toronto Branch- Museum of Inuit Art Gallery Tour
Our 2013 travel season is turning out to be one of our best ever, thanks to our new and loyal travellers!
Have you been tempted by any of our intriguing destinations yet? You could be exploring the Great Bear Rainforest on a personal quest to see a spirit bear, walking the sand dunes of Namibia, or sampling the regional cuisines of Chile and Argentina!
Our tours have a strong educational element intended to expand cultural horizons, foster intellectual growth, and optimize the overall experience of our guests – the Tricolour Travellers.
Whatever your interest – history, languages, culture, art, architecture, wine, or cuisine – we are sure to have an itinerary that will appeal to you.
Curious? Call Melanie at 1-800-267-7837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rio de Janeiro…