Frosh Week 2012 has begun.
Check out photos from this week's festivities!
Alumni brothers help develop new student safety app
Queen’s students will now be able to access many of the university’s safety resources with the push of a button. SeQure, the Queen’s University Student Safety App developed by Chris and David Sinkinson, includes everything from phone numbers and calling features to a personal safety toolbox. Read more
Psychopathology an evolutionary trait, says Queen’s researcher
It’s long been thought that psychopaths—people who are uncaring about others, are extreme risk-takers, and who often commit strings of violent crimes--suffer from a mental disorder, but a new Queen’s University-led study casts doubt on this idea. Read more
Northern youth share their culture at Four Directions
Staff members at Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre (FDASC) recently welcomed Northern Youth Abroad participants Colleen Kangegana and Ts’iwa Apples to Queen’s and learned more about the visitors’ home communities. Read more
Principal Woolf op-ed in Globe and Mail
Last month, Principal Woolf recently had an opinion piece on postsecondary education reform published in The Globe and Mail. You can read his article, “ Real change must be a collective process "online.
Rugby Gaels open pre-season with shutout over McGill
A pair of first-half tries by Tim Richardson led the Queen's Gaels to a 24-0 shutout of the McGill Redmen in non-conference men's rugby action at Tindall Field. Read more
Stay cosy at fall football games and other outdoor events with this fleecy stadium blanket complete with Queen’s alumni flag logo. At 5’ x 3’ it’s the perfect size to wrap up in while you’re cheering the Gaels to victory!
Visit your online Alumni Store to see more!
Alumni Term Life Insurance through Manulife Financial
As a graduate of Queen’s University, you could benefit from low rates exclusive to alumni and their spouses. If you have been thinking about buying life insurance or adding to any coverage you already have, this is your opportunity to do so quite affordably.
Get a no-obligation quote today and you could win a Kobo Vox e-reader!
Alumni Volunteer Summit
Take an active role in your alumni association.
Online registration for the Summit, Symposium, and Gala is now open.
Join us for a free weekend of learning, networking, and celebration. 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, fall reunions, and alumni branch development. Special interactive Winning with Alumni Sports Symposium workshops are open to members of Queen’s athletic booster clubs and other sports fans on Saturday, October 13.
This weekend culminates with the 7th annual Alumni Awards Gala. Join us as we celebrate the inspirational achievements of members of the Queen’s community. This year’s 2012 Alumni Achievement Award recipient is His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General of Canada.
Tickets for the Gala are $80 per person and are available for purchase during the AVS registration process.
Call for nominations
Do you know an outstanding Queen’s graduate? Nominate him or her for the 2013 Alumni Achievement Award. Deadline for nominations is October 31.
Members of the Queen's community who have an idea for an innovative program that enriches the University may qualify for special project funding from the QUAA. Deadline for 2013 Grants and Loans applications is also October 31.
Last chance to register for Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award
A gentle reminder that registration for the September 19 Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award Reception in Vancouver closes on September 12. Join alumni, colleagues, family and friends to celebrate the achievements and dedicated community leadership of Don Lindsay, Sc’80.
Join the Queen's Young Alumni at Toronto’s first ping-pong social club, SPiN
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and mix with fellow alumni in this trendy back alley ping-pong den that has been transformed by co-owner Susan Sarandon. The club boasts two fully licensed bars, 12 ping-pong tables, cocktail menu, full food menu, a lounge and a private party room. Nightly events include tournaments, private ping-pong instruction by professional players, and casual socializing and play.
Date:Tuesday, September 18
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Location: SPiN, 461 King Street West, Toronto
Cost: $30 per person (included in the registration is access to the SPiN social room, personal tables, a private bar, a club professional and premium hors d’oeuvres)
RSVP: Register online before September 11.
QUIC 50th anniversary
Join alumni, staff, students and friends at QUIC’s 50th Anniversary Celebratory Reception on Thursday, October 11 from 4-6pm at the QUIC offices in the John Deutsch University Centre, 87 Union Street. Share your memories and show your support for this Queen’s institution—an unparalleled “home away from home” for the thousands of international students that have visited, lived and studied on Queen’s campus over the past 50 years.
September 10 - Toronto Branch - Open House
Septermber 13 - Calgary Branch - Pub Night
September 14 - Kingston Branch - 1992 Vanier Cup Reunion
September 16 - Toronto Branch - Young Alumni Buffalo Bills Tailgate
September 18 - Toronto Branch - Queen's Entertain @ SPiN
September 19 - Vancouver Branch - Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award Reception
September 22 - Toronto Branch - Art Collecting on a Budget
September 22 - Kingston - Women's Basketball Alumni Event
September 26 - Ottawa Branch - Young Alumni Beer 101 at Mill Street Brewery
September 28 - Germany Branch - Annual Meeting
September 28 - Thompson-Okanagan Branch - Kamloops Dinner at Hoodoos
September 30 Calgary Branch - CIBC Run for the Cure
October 2 - Halifax/Dartmouth Branch - Night at the Casino: Learn the Art of Blackjack (postponed from Aug 11)
October 4 - Arizona Branch - Pub Night
October 12-13 - Alumni Awards Gala, Alumni Volunteer Summit, and Alumni Sport Symposium
Visit our online alumni calendar for more listings and information
It’s never too soon to book your next Tricolour Travel learning adventure!
Several of our most popular winter tours still have space available for 2013– including Amazon River, Ecuador, and Mayan Mystique. Spring and summer tours are in the midst of promotions and in some cases have special savings available.
Perhaps you are interested in exploring what might be available through our new AHI Cruises programs. Start your search today.
Whatever your interest – history, languages, culture, art, architecture, wine, or cuisine – we have a tour to suit your palate!
To learn more, call Melanie at 1-800-267-7837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org