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Hi-Rise Capital Announces Appointment of Michael Kraft as Chief Executive Officer

Thu, 2017-01-12 11:49

Hi-Rise Capital Ltd. (“Hi-Rise” or the “Company”), a mortgage broker and administrator focused on funding high quality real estate development projects in the Greater Toronto Area, is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Michael Kraft as Chief Executive Officer.

...Mr. Kraft holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, graduating in both instances with academic distinction.

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Hitting the Road for Warren Buffett

Fri, 2016-12-09 14:25

In 2006, Professor Karl Moore led 40 Desautels Faculty of Management students to Omaha, Nebraska to learn from legendary investment guru, Warren Buffett.

Given the tremendous success of the first visit and the recognized value of experiential learning, the Desautels Faculty of Management has arranged another opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to meet the iconic Warren Buffett on January 20, 2017.

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Contact: Karl Moore
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McGill holds sustainability forums

Tue, 2016-10-04 15:09

Friday, September 23, marked the first of three open forum meetings that invited members of the McGill community to discuss sustainability at McGill.

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MDIIM Student Associates applications now open!

Wed, 2016-09-07 16:21

2016-17 Student Associates applications now open!

Are you a full-time Desautels student looking to participate in high-profile events, interact with special guests, and engage with students around integrated management? Then we invite you to apply to the MDIIM Student Associates Program! 

Applications are now open for the 2016-17 MDIIM Student Associates Program and are due on Monday, September 26Click here to download the application form. 

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Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
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Loyalist convocations featuring guest speakers

Fri, 2016-06-03 11:32

A quartet of special guests will be speaking at Loyalist College for the 49th Annual Convocation Ceremonies. The four ceremonies, which take next Thursday and Friday, recognize new graduates and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends.

...Later that day, at 2:30 p.m., president and chief executive officer of Cogeco Connexion, Louise St-Pierre, will speak at the School of Media, Arts + Design and the School of Continuing Education.

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Global Power Announces Appointment of Two New Directors to its Board

Thu, 2016-06-02 11:35

Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (OTC:GLPW) (“Global Power”) today announced it has appointed two independent directors to its Board of Directors.  Following this appointment, the Global Power Board of Directors now consists of 10 members.  The newly appointed directors are as follows: 

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Diary: Lessons from Chilecon Valley

Tue, 2016-05-31 12:55

EIGHT flights, two developing countries, five cities, 25 meetings with 25 different companies in 10 different industries. If I told you that you could do this in less than 10 days, you would probably think I was crazy. And then I would tell you about the Hot Cities of the World Tour at the University of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, which has followed such a hectic schedule for the past eight years.

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FAEQ deliver bursaries to Laval's Polossifakis, Lefebvre and Roy

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:41

A trio of Laval student-athletes were among the 55 deserving student-athletes who shared $184,500 in individual bursaries as part of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) at the Foundation’s annual Sponsorship spring cocktail party that was held in the John Molson Room in Montreal earlier this month. The FAEQ also celebrated the performances of numerous bursary recipients, who have already qualified or are in the process of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This year alone the Foundation has delivered nearly 1.3-million dollars to 450 student-athletes.

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FAEQ awards $30,000 in bursaries to incoming McGill student-athletes

Thu, 2016-05-26 11:31

Six incoming freshmen to McGill have been pegged to share $30,000 and are among the 35 recipients of recruitment bursaries totalling $165,000, announced last week by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. The amount includes five awards of $3,000 apiece, distributed to Canadians from outside Quebec who have chosen to pursue their educational and athletic careers in a Quebec university.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, May 25, 2016 

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Arctic Art has Changed, Gallery Owners say

Wed, 2016-05-18 11:51

Mark London grew up in the Elca London Gallery, of which he has been director for the past 25 years.

“The gallery and I were conceived at the same time,” says London, son of Jonas London, an office manager and McGill University commerce graduate, and Elca London, who held a master’s degree in psychology from McGill and worked at psychiatric hospitals. His mother’s means of earning a living was about to take a creative turn when Mark was in utero.

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