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Your global alumni network: October edition

Your global alumni network: October edition

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Your Global Alumni Network

PEI

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At the recent PEI alumni gathering: Emma Daughton, Artsci'12, Ed’13; Ron Profit,Law'83
Alan Buchanan,MA’82; Andy Weeks,Sc'71, Meds'76; and Don MacCormac MBA’65.

A great get-together was had on the outside patio at the Old Triangle Restaurant on University Avenue in Charlottetown on Thursday, Aug. 20. The event was organized through the auspices of Ron Profit, Law'83, a permanent resident in Charlottetown, and Andrew Weeks, Sc'71, Meds'76, a part-time resident of Cavendish and former president of the Alumni Association. Queen's graduates from 1966 to 2013 and their friends enjoyed good camaraderie and a lively discussion about their Queen's  A similar event is planned for next year. Thank you to the Alumni Office staff for their support.

 

 

 

 


 

Los Angeles

Tricolour Reception with Principal Woolf

The Southern California Branch warmly invites all alumni and friends in Los Angeles to join us for a Queen's gathering with Principal Daniel Woolf and James Villeneuve, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles, on Nov. 11 at the Official Residence of the Consul General. In true Queen’s fashion, we will gather for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to reconnect, reminisce and chat about what is happening at Queen’s. We look forward to rekindling the tricolour spirit in Los Angeles!

 

Inter-University Pub Quiz Night

Put on your old Queen’s sweater (or rugby shirt, tam, scarf…) and come out to the Duke of Clarence pub on Oct. 14 to represent your alma mater in the inter-university quiz night. Our competition for the evening will be Western, McGill and U of T. Come show that Tricolour spirit, meet your fellow alumni and test your trivia knowledge. There are no set teams, just show up and sit with fellow alumni!

Montreal

Wine Tasting Event

We are very excited to be hosting a wine tasting on Oct. 8. Guided by Queen’s alumna Michelle Paris, Artsci'85, a very passionate and experienced certified sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers. Michelle will be taking us on a hand-picked tour of six exquisite wine varietals, not to mention the good company and gorgeous views of Montreal from the lovely offices of Fasken Martineau. The cost of the event is $60 includes 9 ounces of wine (6 x 1.5 oz pours) plus sparkling wine to open the night.

Register: Wine Tasting Event

New York City

Terry Fox Family Run in Central Park

Join fellow Queen’s alumni as we participate in the 2015 New York City Terry Fox Run on Oct. 18 in Central Park. The 5K family fun run/walk is an annual event supporting cancer research at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Please help us fundraise for a great cause and join us on the day to enjoy a wonderful morning. RSVP to New York Branch President Julia Reid, Artsci'08, and indicate if you would like to participate in the run as part of the Queen’s University Alumni team and/or attend the informal coffee gathering for alumni afterwards by emailing her at nyc_branch@tricolour.queensu.ca.

Tricolour Reception

Queen's University invites you to a tricolour reception in New York City on Oct. 28, featuring guest speaker Sean Silcoff, Com'92, co-author of the book Losing the Signal: the Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry, and special guests from Queen’s, Dean Susan Mumm of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and Dean David Saunders of Queen’s School of Business. Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and to reconnect, reminisce, and discover what is happening at Queen's.

This event is generously sponsored by John F. Bankes, Arts’73, and brought to you by the New York Branch of the Queen’s University Alumni Association, the School of Business, and the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Ottawa

Ottawa Young Alumni Committee presents Shakers and Stirrers with David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02

The Ottawa Young Alumni Committee will be hosting our next Shakers and Stirrers event on Thursday, Oct. 29 with David Dodge, Arts’65, LLD’02, chancellor emeritus of Queen’s University and past governor of the Bank of Canada. Join your fellow alumni at the Heart and Crown in the Byward Market to hear from Dr. Dodge while socializing and networking in a relaxed setting. The cost of the event is $25 per person, $20 for young alumni (2005-2015), and includes a drink ticket and shared appetizers.

Ottawa Over 50s Luncheon with Dr. Marc St-Onge, PhD'81

Dr. Marc St-Onge of the Geological Survey of Canada will speak about Geology, Resources and Sovereignty: the new geological and tectonic maps of Arctic Canada. The semi-annual luncheon of Over 50s Group of the Ottawa Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association will be held at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club on Nov.4. Come and bring a friend or relative to hear an informative talk on a currently topical subject in very pleasant surroundings. Tickets are $38.00 per person (includes service, HST).

 

San Francisco

Tricolour Reception with Principal Woolf

The Northern California Branch warmly invites all alumni and friends in San Francisco to join us for a Queen's gathering with Principal Daniel Woolf on Nov. 12 at the University Club of San Francisco. In true Queen’s fashion, we will gather for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to reconnect, reminisce, and chat about what is happening at Queen’s. We look forward to rekindling the tricolour spirit in San Francisco!

Toronto

Queen’s Author’s Showcase

Alan Mallory, Sc’07, will present “The Family that conquered Everest and the secrets to their success.” Join us at Deer Park Public Library on Nov. 24, 1:30-3:00 pm. Cost for this event is $15.00 (coffee and cookies included), or cost for the full series, including all 4 events, is $65.

Toronto Branch Award Reception honouring Mary Ann Turcke, Sc'88, MBA'97

The Toronto Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association and special guest Chancellor Jim Leech, MBA'73, invite you to celebrate the spirit of Queen's University with the re-launch of the Toronto Branch Award. Join us Nov. 25 for a reception honouring Mary Ann Turcke, Sc'88, MBA'97, for her leadership, both in her esteemed professional life and in her relationship with our alma mater. She has been recognized as an influential leader in Canada and brings her breadth of talent to Queen's in support of many initiatives on campus. Cost is $45/person; $25 for students and recent (2005-2015) graduates, and includes a selection of hors d'oeuvres, two drink tickets and networking.

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