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Dec. 2: Alumnus wins prestigious finance award from Singapore-based company
A recent graduate of Memorial University has been named the winner of the inaugural Dawe Holdings Award in Finance.

Nov. 24: National long service achievement for business alumna
The top municipal administrator of Canada’s sixth largest city received a big honour when it comes to her line of work.

Nov. 4: Living and learning
New BBA graduate travels to attend convocation after completing online degree

Oct. 29: National Directors Education Program for business leaders expands to Newfoundland and Labrador
A national program for corporate directors will now be offered at Memorial University through Gardiner Centre.

Oct. 15: Military to MBA
Former infantryman now pursues life as human resources professional

Sept. 22: New associate dean (research) to help business faculty during time of change
A new associate dean of research has taken his place at the Faculty of Business Administration.

Sept. 11: Acting dean appointed in the Faculty of Business Administration
Dr. Dale Foster has been appointed dean pro tempore of the Faculty of Business Administration effective Oct. 1, 2015, until Dec. 31, 2015.

July 2: Volunteer rewards
From a farm to Miss Teen NL to Enactus volunteer, Emily Bland gives back

June 10: Scholarships make unique experiences possible, says student
A recent graduate of Memorial’s commerce program says the support of scholarships, awards and bursaries throughout her undergraduate degree helped her to have unique experiences that enriched her studies.

June 1: Student leaders recognized at Enactus nationals
Two student leaders received national accolades at the Enactus Canada National Exposition last month.

May 6: Investment banker, entrepreneur honoured by Memorial's business faculty
Leaders in investment banking and entrepreneurship were honoured by Memorial University’s business faculty last night.

April 30: Cooper named finalist for national mentoring award
An associate professor in Memorial’s business faculty has been named a finalist for a national award that recognizes outstanding mentors in the business community.

April 15: Enactus Memorial launches first carbon offset program that supports local green initiatives
A student group at Memorial University is launching a carbon offset program that will directly benefit green initiatives on farms in Newfoundland and Labrador.

March 24: Hitting their marks
Memorial students Ben Taylor and Samantha Marsh are among the best in the country when it comes to target shooting.

March 20: Aboriginal affairs advisor appointed
Catharyn Andersen has been appointed special advisor to the president on Aboriginal affairs. The appointment is effective March 18 for a five-year term.

March 17: Triple threat
Fourth-year Sea-Hawk basketball forward Noel Moffatt is the 2014-15 recipient of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Ken Shields award for outstanding student-athlete.

March 5: Another clean sweep for Enactus Memorial at regional championships
For the third year in a row, Enactus Memorial swept the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition for Atlantic Canada. The event took place Feb. 26-28 in Halifax, N.S.

March 5: Two business alumni have been awarded Tribute Awards for 2014
Jane Rowe, B.Comm. (Hons.)(Co-op)’81 and Robert Crosbie, B.Comm.(Co-op.)’79 will receive the Alumna of the Year and J.D. Eaton Alumni Award respectively.

Feb. 16: Business Day marks 50 years
Business Day 2015 is focusing on more audience interaction and learning opportunities for students this year.

Jan. 28: Dean Zerbe elected to board of trade
Dr. Wilfred Zerbe has been elected to the board of directors for the St. John’s Board of Trade.

Jan. 28: Snow wins Sobey scholarship
A Memorial business student is has won a $15,000 scholarship aimed at the top business students in Atlantic Canada.