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Your global alumni network: August 2017 edition

Your global alumni network: August 2017 edition

[Your global alumni network]

Welcome young alumni

Help welcome the class of 2017 and young alumni (2007–2017) with a series of special events at branches around the world this fall. Find an event in your area at queensu.ca/alumni/YA2017 and help showcase the reach and power of the Queen’s global alumni network.

Canadian events

  • Toronto
  • Ottawa
  • Calgary
  • Kingston
  • Vancouver
  • Hamilton-Halton
  • Montreal
  • London, Ont.
  • Sudbury
  • Winnipeg

International events

  • Hong Kong
  • London, U.K.
  • San Francisco Bay area
  • New York
  • Paris
  • Boston
  • Sydney

Hong Kong celebrations

[photo of honorary degree ceremony]
Photo: Michael Pat

On May 20, alumni in the Pan-Pacific region helped celebrate Queen’s 175th in Hong Kong. At a special ceremony, retired Justice Kin Kee Pang, Arts’70, LLD’17 received the first Queen’s honorary degree conferred outside Canada. That evening, alumni celebrated at a gala dinner at the Ritz-Carlton

Hong Kong featuring an address by Nobel Laureate Art McDonald, Professor Emeritus (Physics). Seen here, left to right, Rector Cam Yung, Dean Bill Flanagan (Law), Justice Kin Kee Pang, Chancellor Jim Leech, Principal Daniel Woolf.

Talking Trump

Professor Kim Nossal (Political Studies) will visit select Canadian branches this fall to talk about the “Trump effect.” Nearly a year after his election, what are the impacts of a Trump presidency? Find out at special events in Calgary, Ottawa, Kingston, and Toronto. Visit queensu.ca/alumni/events for more information and to register.

Upcoming events


Oct. 02 – Matariki Network lecture and reception Join Queen’s Provost Benoit-Antoine Bacon as our Matariki Network colleagues from Dartmouth University host a special lecture and alumni reception for partner universities.


Nov. 4 – Queen’s Law reception

Join us for a reception hosted by Stikeman Elliott LLP, 888 3rd St. SW.

Nov. 5 – Johnson Award

Congratulations to Evan Hazell, Sc’81, the 2017 recipient of the Calgary Branch’s Johnson Award. Evan is being recognized for his distinguished career in the energy and finance industries and for his contributions to numerous corporate and community organizations.


Sept. 23 – School of Rehabilitation Therapy 50th anniversary gala dinner

The evening of nostalgia and festivity celebrates the School of Rehabilitation Therapy’s history from 1967 to today. To purchase dinner tickets, visit rehab.queensu.ca/initiatives/anniversary/gala_dinner.


Sept. 01 – Players sketch troupe tour

Join in on the fun as we bring the unique Queen’s tradition of Players to Sudbury! Purchase your tickets online at playersto.com.

Nominations open

Nominations are now open for the Ottawa Branch’s Agnes Benidickson Award. Visit queensu.ca/alumni/agnes-benidickson-award for more information on the award and to make your nomination.

[cover graphic of Queen's Alumni Review, issue 3, 2017]