To the people of Wakefield, Que., Norma Walmsley (BCom'50) was a town "matriarch" who spearheaded the campaign to rebuild the community's cherished covered bridge after it burned down in 1984. To many others, she was an impassioned advocate for the advancement of women in the developing world.
The celebrated investor Peter Cundill has died, but his influence will continue to be felt in his contributions to the financial world, to philanthropy and to the broader community. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill in 1960.
Jennifer Heil prendra sa retraite à la fin de la saison.
She grew up here, learned to ski here, had her parents drive her eight hours from their home in Spruce Grove, Alta., to this snowy oasis on the western edge of Calgary. And now, Olympic gold and silver medalist Jennifer Heil gets to say farewell here.
If you missed it live, you can now see all of the TEDXMcGill 2010 talks and performances online. Desautels participants include Professor Henry Mintzberg, Professor Karl Moore, and BCom student, Daniel Shiner.
Double médaillée olympique, cinq fois championne de la Coupe du monde, deux fois championne du monde, Jennifer Heil n'a plus rien à prouver sur les pistes de ski acrobatique.
Desautels places 1st and 3rd at the 2011 edition of the Jeux du commerce, held at the Telfer School of Management at Ottawa University.
Out of 1300 applicants from across Canada, Gideon Hayden, BCom’11, of the Desautels Faculty of Management, has been chosen for The Next 36 for 2011.
Desautels student, Patrick House, BCom’11, has won a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) scholarship for 2011 given by the Montreal CFA Society.
Victor Bennett (BCom’51) will be attending an induction ceremony by Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame as a now-defunct company with which he once flew will receive a special award for its contribution to Canadian flying history.