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December 2014

Inaugural edition of the monthly Queen's Community Update


It is our pleasure to share with you the inaugural Queen’s Community Newsletter. We look forward to this new publication further strengthening the university’s connections with the Kingston community.

This newsletter will be emailed monthly and will feature a broad range of stories that demonstrate the strong connection between the university and the Kingston community, profiles of people who play key roles in our community outreach efforts, notices about upcoming events, and important campus updates. We hope that you find it useful, and we welcome your feedback on its content and distribution.

Please forward the newsletter to any individuals who would enjoy receiving it. Anyone interested is welcome to email us directly at gir@queensu.ca to be included on our distribution list.


Daniel Woolf
Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Michael Fraser
Vice-Principal (University Relations)

Featured Headlines

[Joyce Foundation]

Kingston-area students focus of new bursaries

[Principal Woolf]

Principal shares vision with community

[Queen's Innovation Connector]

QIC fostering entrepreneurship

Featured Profile

[photo of Provost Alan Harrison]

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), is a highly accomplished teacher and researcher in economics. During his time as Provost, the university has seen the development of new expanded credentials and experiential and/or entrepreneurial education opportunities. These initiatives contribute to both talent retention and economic development in Kingston and Eastern Ontario. Read more...

Featured Events at Queen's

New Music Series: Kingston Pianist/Composers

Basketball (W) vs Laurentian

Basketball (M) vs Laurentian

RICHARDSON STADIUM UPDATE - The Queen’s Board of Trustees approved the $20.27 million revitalization of Richardson Stadium at its meeting on December 5. The university will engage the Queen’s and Kingston communities in discussions around details. A website dedicated to the project will soon be launched, and public meetings will be held to solicit feedback in the coming months. Read more…

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