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Your global alumni network: May 2018 edition

Your global alumni network: May 2018 edition

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Upcoming alumni events

June 14 – Annual dinner

June 5 – Branch open house and AGM
Labour Day Weekend – Baseball alumni tournament
Check out the Facebook group for more details: search for “Queen’s baseball alumni/annual Labour Day classic.”

June 6 – Cha Gheill luncheon
Jeffrey Simpson, Arts’71, LLD’05, former national affairs columnist for The Globe and Mail, will discuss current issues in Canadian-American relations at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club.

June 14 – Annual alumni gathering
John Brown Grille, Charlottetown

Sept. 28-30 – Annual branch trip
The annual alumni weekend takes place in Muenster (Western Germany), hosted by Elisabeth and Eiwin Scholl.

Learn more about these events: queensu.ca/alumni/events.

Cheer on the Gaels

Queen’s football hits the road starting in August. You can catch the Gaels across Southern Ontario:

  • Aug. 25: 1pm @ York Lions (Toronto)
  • Sept. 15: 1pm @ Carleton Ravens (Ottawa)
  • Sept. 22: 1pm @ Guelph Gryphons (Guelph)
  • Oct. 5: 11am @ McMaster Marauders (Hamilton)

Recent events

Dean of Engineering and Applied Science Kevin Deluzio (Sc’88, MSc’90, PhD’98)touched down at NFL Network headquarters in Los Angeles for a special event hosted by the Southern California branch, and featuring alumna Maryann Turcke, Sc’88, MBA’97, then-president of digital media and NFL network, recently promoted to be the NFL’s COO.

[photo of Maryann Turcke in Los Angeles]
Maryann Turcke. Photo by Alvin Manuel

Check out more photos from this event as photos from a reception in Northern California.

New branch presidents

  • Toronto: Stephanie Beakbane, Artsci’12
  • Singapore: Alvin Hew, Com’86
  • Northern California: Ben Juteau, Sc’10, MBA’11
  • Calgary: Jackie Lewis, Artsci’11
  • New York: Kristine Ramsbottom, Com’15
  • London, U.K.: Danielle Thibodeau, Artsci’02

Thank you to our retiring branch presidents:

  • Naaznin Adatia Hirst, Artsci’02 (London, U.K.)
  • Colin, Sc’82, and Stephanie Joy Finn, Mus’88, Ed’89 (Northern California)
  • Nick Godwin, Artsci’11 (Calgary)
  • Julia Reid, Artsci’08 (New York)
  • Theresa Wetzel, Artsci’07 (Toronto)
[illustration of Queen's students in 1918 wearing army uniforms and Queen's students in 1968 at a peace rally