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Your global alumni network: May 2019 issue

Your global alumni network: May 2019 issue




[photo of yellow  flowers on Queen's campus]

Upcoming events


Calgary: Annual dinner
Kim Sturgess, Sc’77, DSc’16, hosts the 29th annual dinner for the Calgary Queen’s community on June 20. This year’s theme is “Wear your tricolour proudly!”

Toronto: SmithConnect Live @Steam Whistle
This networking event for Smith MBA and Smith master's alumni returns to Steam Whistle Brewing’s Roundhouse on June 18. Learn more

Kingston: Branch open house
Learn more about the Kingston Branch – and how you can get involved – at its annual open house on Aug. 21.


Boston: Canadian alumni at the Jays game
On July 17, members of the Boston Branch head out to Fenway Park with alumni from McGill and U of T. Tickets are available online until June 17 or until sold out.


Germany: Annual Germany Branch gathering
Alumni, family, and friends of Queen’s living in Germany (or just visiting) can join the branch to tour Aachen on the weekend of Sept.20–22. Special hotel rates available at IBIS Aachen Marschiertor Hotel.

London, U.K. Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper
On May 31, join exhibition curator Olenka Horbatsch, MA’10 (Art History), for a tour of the Rembrandt exhibition in the British Museum’s Prints and Drawing Gallery, followed by a social at Truckles Wine Bar.

Herstmonceux Castle:BISC 25th reunion
Alumni and friends of the castle are invited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Bader International Study Centre on June 29 – 30. Join us for the full weekend, the reunion celebrations on Saturday, or Canada Day celebrations on Sunday.

New branch presidents

The QUAA extends a warm welcome to the following new branch presidents:
Kimberley Molina, Artsci’07 (Ottawa)
Raili Lakanen, Artsci’09 (Sudbury)
Heather Murdock, Sc’12 (Vancouver)

Outgoing branch presidents

The QUAA would like to thank retiring branch presidents for their dedication and service to their fellow Queen’s alumni:
Don Duval, Artsci’99 (Sudbury)
Shant Epremian, MBA’08 (South Florida)
Yusuf Kappaya, Artsci’08 (Honduras)
Allan McGavin, Com’08, Law’12 (Vancouver)
Nicole Vreugdenhil, Artsci/PHE’04 (Belgium)

Branch award nominations

Nominations are now open for the Ottawa Branch’s signature award, the Agnes Benidickson Award, presented for service to Queen’s, Ottawa, and Canada. Submit your nomination online before Oct. 20.

[cover image of the Queen's Alumni Review issue 2, 2019, showing the 'Together' message in Mitchell Hall]