Alumni Profiles

“Literally the Only Thing Keeping Me Alive Was Being in School”

A car accident in 2010 ended Jane van de Ven-Dantes’ bedside nursing career, but “life-changing” support from Queen’s gives her story a happy ending.

New Alumni Association President Focused on Helping Volunteers

Jeremy Mosher, Artsci’08, wants to bring volunteers together to share and learn from each other.

‘Queen’s is a Place of Service’ says Agnes Benidickson Award Recipient

Former Queen’s Board of Trustee member Kathleen Macmillan, Artsci’78, to receive the highest honour bestowed by the Ottawa Alumni Branch.

Alumni Volunteer Recognized for 65 Years of Service

Jim Craig is one of nine alumni & student recipients of the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards.

Giving Direction to Queen’s Indigenous Community

Director of Indigenous Initiatives Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill, Ed’99, to receive Alumni Mentorship Award from QUAA.

The Path to NASA

Astronaut Dr. Andrew Feustel, PhD'95, DSc'16, will serve as Flight Engineer and later as Commander of the ISS. Learn more about his journey from Queen's University to NASA.  

The Ewan Lecture Series: Accessible Astrophysics

Professor Emeritus Dr. George Ewan wants to ensure that particle astrophysics research is understandable to all and credits his late wife Maureen as his inspiration. 

Indigenous Studies Pioneer to be Honoured by Alumni Association

Marlene Brant Castellano, Arts’55, LLD’91, to receive the Alumni Achievement Award, the highest honour bestowed by the QUAA.

Tragedy Leads to a National Movement

After losing his son Jack to suicide, Alumni Humanitarian Award recipient Eric Windeler, Com'82, LLD'15, focused his life on making a difference in youth mental health.

Queen's Innovators in Hong Kong: Alumni Spotlight

As Queen’s works to expand international partnerships and programs of innovation, members of the Hong Kong branch are forging their own path. Four alumni share their entrepreneurial stories and how Queen’s contributed to their success. 

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