William Phippen, Sc’15, is not reaching for the stars. He is aiming for the Moon and Mars.
A violin, cello and viola can make beautiful music. For the students in Sistema Kingston, an after-school music program for at‐risk children, those instruments are a source of pride and inspiration.
In honour of National Philanthropy Day, here are a few great moments in Queen’s philanthropic history.
• Queen’s has announced that the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees has decided not to divest the university’s pooled endowment and investment funds from fossil fuels.
Rachel Skarsten graduated from Queen’s in 2007 with a degree in English. Eight years later, the actress is playing the Queen of England on TV's Reign.
Bagpipes played, memories were shared, friendships were renewed and a few happy tears were shed as thousands of alumni came back to Queen’s to make this year’s Homecoming a celebration of community.
Mary Ann Turcke's connections to Queen’s go beyond her two degrees. The Sc’88, MBA’97 grad is the daughter of a former Queen's prof, her husband is a grad and her daughter is a student.
It is time to nominate someone for one of the three spring QUAA Branch awards – the Padre Laverty Award and Jim Bennett Award, handed out by the Kingston Branch, and the Ottawa Branch’s highest honour, the Agnes Benidickson Award.
Join the 2200 alumni and guests already registered for this years homecoming happening on October 23-25.
Be ready for the call because students like Morgan will be reaching out to over 50,000 Queen’s alumni starting this September.
Members of Bio’75 are celebrating their 40th Homecoming reunion by fundraising to build a little home at the Queen’s University Biology Station.
Past Toronto Branch Award recipients include the Queen’s University Bands, Chancellor Jim Leech, MBA’73, and Blue Rodeo singer Jim Cuddy, Artsci’83,
Queen’s has released its first Comprehensive International Plan, aimed at supporting the university’s international efforts from 2015 to 2019.
The 2015 Johnson Award winner talks about his career and experiences at Queen's.
Homecoming is less than two months away, and alumni from all over the world are preparing to come home to Queen’s for October 23-25, including the class of 2010.
Schulich Leader Scholarships, created by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, is helping four bright students attend Queen’s University.
The Queen’s University Alternative Assets Fund (QUAAF) is giving MBAs and Masters of Finance students real-life work experience by letting them invest hundreds of thousands of dollars – thanks to a bit of help from Queen’s alumni.
Peter Taylor feels a big milestone is the right time to make a big gift.
A new teaching tool designed and marketed by students from Queen’s and U of T is helping professors better match their lectures to student needs.
Flora MacDonald, who passed away on July 26 at the age of 89, was the first woman to be appointed Secretary of State for External Affairs (Minister of Foreign Affairs) and was Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands from 1972 to 1988.
Jim Rutka, Meds’81, Paul Hebert, Sc’69, Ida Albo, MA’83, James Dinning, Com’74, MPA’77, Jack Mintz, MA’75, and Prof. Ruth Wilson earn prestigious honour.
Cara Yin Wins People's Choice Award at the national 3MT competition
One of the oldest and most popular Calgary Branch alumni events is turning 25 this year.
David Pattenden's dedicated volunteerism with Queen’s and Kingston is the reason he is this year’s recipient of the Padre Lavery Award.
Peng-Sang Cau, Com’94, has not let a seemingly impossible childhood stand between her and success. Instead, she draws strength from it.
Roger Casgrain, Com’80, and Colette Charest, Sc’82, still love Queen’s after graduating more than 30 years ago. And Queen’s still loves them.
To honour the achievements of Aboriginal graduates at convocation, each is gifted with a Creation Turtle Pendleton Blanket.
Peng-Sang Cau and David Pattenden will be honoured by the Kingston Branch with the Jim Bennett and Padre Laverty Achievement Awards.
Roger Casgrain, Com’80, and Colette Charest, Sc’82, are this year’s recipients of the Stirling Award, the highest honour bestowed by the Montreal Branch of the Queen’s University Alumni Association. The
NASA astronaut Dr. Andrew Feustel is this year’s recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award, the highest honour bestowed by the Queen’s University Alumni Association.
Colin Robinson (BSc ‘14) discovered the value of integrating his interest in science with his passion for the humanities while earning an Environmental Science degree.
Author's new murder mystery novel takes place at Queen's.
David Pattenden, Arts’67, Ed’69, Law’71, MEd’74, LLD’03, and Peng-Sang Cau, Com’94, are being honoured by the Kingston Branch this spring.
QUAA Toronto Branch hosts a money management workshop with Lisa Colalillo on Feb. 4.
Four Queen’s alumni – from the fields of medicine, politics and media – have been appointed to the Order of Canada.
The head of one of Canada’s biggest chocolate retailers and the CEO of the United Way of Greater Toronto are among alumni to make the list.
The Johnson Award is the highest honour bestowed by the QUAA Calgary Branch.
The Dodges - who have been supporting Queen's for decades - are this year’s recipients of the John Orr Award, the highest honour bestowed by the Toronto Branch.
The John Orr Award is the highest honour bestowed by the Toronto Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association.
Olympic doctor Robert McCormack, Meds'79, is the 2014 winner of the Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award.
Dr. Robert McCormack, Meds’79, a former Queen’s track star and distinguished orthopedic surgeon, is this year’s recipient of the Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award.
QSAA President Taylor Jennings is honoured for work with local United Way.
Queen's Questions and Answers with The Hip's Rob Baker set for May 29. Submit questions on Twitter with hashtag #QQandA
C&EN honours Alfred Bader on his 90th birthday.
The Padre Laverty & Jim Bennett Achievement Awards Dinner takes place on May 7 at Ban Righ Hall.
CBC broadcaster Shelagh Rogers, Artsci'77, receives the Alumni Humanitarian Award on April 5.
Splash'N Boots nominated for Children’s Album of the Year.
Jeffrey Simpson, Arts'71, LLD'05, is the 2014 recipient of the Agnes Benidickson award of the Ottawa Branch of the QUAA.
Volunteer opportunities for alumni at spring convocation.
Connecting Aboriginal Queen’s grads and students in communities across North America.
The Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver Branches are looking for people to nominate an outstanding alumnus/alumna for their major alumni awards.
The Agnes Benidickson Award is the highest honoured bestowed by the Ottawa Branch of the Queen’s University Alumni Association.
The Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honour bestowed by the QUAA.
alumni among Order of Canada recipients.
Karlyn joins the university’s Office of Advancement after a 15-year career with the Calgary Herald advertising department.
The best-selling author and public speaker will speak at Queen's on Nov. 13 about Germany’s sustainable energy program known as Energiewende.
The John Orr Award is the highest honour given by the Toronto Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association.
The Johnson Award is the QUAA Calgary Branch's highest honour.
Alumnus Todd Minerson’s passion for social justice started during his Queen’s University years.
Carman Overholt is the 2013 Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award winner
1978 championship football team returns for Homecoming
Interview with 2013 KBH Award winner Carman Overholt.
Harris replacement announcement
Update on classes and groups confirmed for Homecoming, July 24, 2013
August issue of @Queen's
Call for alumni volunteers at Spring Convocation
This year, for the thirteenth year in a row, Kingston will play host to the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF)—and as usual there will be a number of Queen’s alumni and community members at the helm.
Michael Petrou, Artsci'97, joins Prof. Carolyn Smart for a discussion of his work as a war correspondent for Maclean's magazine and his new book.
Two Queen’s alumni have been awarded the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.
During her time as a student, Elizabeth Graham, Ed’27, played as a goaltender in for the Queen's University women's hockey team. She may also have been the first goalie to ever wear a mask in an organized hockey game.
A campus-wide nomination process is now underway to find a worthy recipient for the Queen’s University Alumni Association’s 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The National Graduate Outcomes Survey (NGOS) reaches out to 2006 and 2007 graduates from undergraduate programs at Queen’s and 39 other universities across Canada.
Following Principal Woolf’s recent announcement about the reinstatement of Homecoming in fall 2013, many classes and groups have already confirmed their plans to return to campus in October.
Homecoming 2013 announcement, Dec. 11, 2012
Charles Baillie is the 2012 recipient of the John Orr Award.
Alumni Review author series continues with alumna Tanis Rideout.
For the fifth year in a row, Queen’s is gearing up to welcome new and continuing alumni volunteers back to campus for a weekend of learning and networking.
The 2012 John Orr award recipient is Queen’s Chancellor Emeritus Charles Baillie, a renowned business leader, a passionate advocate for education, and a dedicated philanthropist.
The Queen’s Student Alumni Association (QSAA) has won three prestigious 2012 accolades for its programming over the past year.
Eight Queen’s alumni are among the Canadians preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Jessica Power, Artsci'08, an administrative coordinator for Queen’s School of Business, lives up to her surname, both at work and at play.
Rebecca Gibbons leaves in July 2012 for eight months as a fellow with the PFF Community Leadership Program in Nepal.
A Kingston high school teacher is among four recipients of the 2012 Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queen’s.
Commerce student Jane Wu and her teammates took home top honours at the annual Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition held March 29 at Goodes Hall.
Recent start-ups that have their origins here at Queen’s.
In December 2010, Kate McKenna, Artsci’08, BEd’09, beat out 2500 other eager contenders for the enviable year-long job of Transat Vacationer.