Alumni Profiles

Seven Honorary Degrees Being Conferred During Spring Convocation

The presentation of honorary degrees is one of the many traditions of convocation at Queen’s University. This spring, seven recipients will be honoured during the ceremonies.

Former Lawyer Chooses Non-Profit Work over Legal Career

Former AMS President James Hughes, Com’87, left his law firm for a more rewarding career helping others.

Alumnus Recognized for Inspiring Students

Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient Steve Lamontagne, Artsci’15, MSc’17, PhD’21, finds unique ways — such as a tweet from the principal — to motivate his students.

Stem-Cell Trailblazer wins Prestigious Award

Dr. Connie Eaves, Arts'64, MA'66, earned the prestigious Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for her paradigm-shifting cancer research.

Alumni Association to Honour “World's Most Admired Central Banker”

Former Bank of Canada Governor and Chancellor Emeritus David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02, is receiving the Alumni Achievement Award on April 6.

Former Rector Honoured for Dedication to Queen’s Community

Cam Yung, Artsci’18, to receive Outstanding Student Award from the Queen’s University Alumni Association. 

Alumna Receives Award from Women in Mining Canada

This award is being presented in recognition of the role Dr. Jamieson has played in mentoring, supporting and guiding young women in their studies and helping them in the early days of their mining careers.

Publishing CEO Speaking Up and Inspiring Others

Kristin Cochrane, Artsci’94, says it is time to give back to the university that gave her so much.

Leading the Charge for Same-Sex Parental Equality

Alumni Humanitarian Award recipient Kirsti Mathers McHenry, Law’03, gave Ontario its push to reform parental recognition law.

Alumna Passionate about Sharing Black History

Judith Brown, Arts’70, has been advocating for the African and Caribbean communities on campus and in Kingston for decades.

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