Gaels shut out Laurier 34-0 in OUA quarter-final
With the win, the Gaels advance to the OUA semifinal, to be held next Saturday at No. 5-ranked Guelph. Kickoff is set for 1 pm. Tickets can be purchased through the University of Guelph’s site. Read more
Queen’s medical school embraces new technology
Queen’s is the first university in Canada to train undergraduate medical students to use handheld, portable ultrasound machines. Read more
Six Queen's professors named Canada Research Chairs
The CRC program, which was launched in 2000, invests up to $300 million each year to attract and retain some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Read more
New alumni career spotlights
Ever find yourself daydreaming about alternative careers? Wondering what life might be like as an entrepreneur, an actor, a farmer, or a literary agent? Now the answers are only a mouse-click away!
Each month, on the Queen’s alumni website, we’ll feature new profiles of alumni in interesting careers. We’ll find out how they’ve built their career and elicit their expert advice for newbies interesting in entering the same field. Read moreBISC celebrates 20th anniversary reunion
CareerJoy webinar - Nov 15
Join Alan Kearns from CareerJoy to learn tips and tricks for working a room that will lead you to networking success! Read more
QSAA volunteer opportunity
Do you have special skills or expertise that you’d like to share with current Queen’s students? The Queen’s Student Alumni Association is always looking for ways to connect students and alumni. Contact Ben Seewald for more information.
Save the date! May 24 – 26, 2013
Introduce your university-bound kids or grandkids to the Queen’s learning experience or be a student again yourself – just for the fun of it! Come for the entire weekend, a day, or a single session!
Explore BIG ideas that interest you, presented by some of the best minds at Queen’s.
Cocktails and conversation in Boston
Join the Consul General of Canada to New England Patrick G. Binns, Queen's Principal & Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf, and fellow alumni for an evening at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston on November 7.
Born in Saskatchewan, Patrick began his career in northern Alberta as a community development officer and spent 35 years living and working in PEI, latterly serving 11 years as the province’s 30th premier and working the family’s edible bean farm alongside his wife, Carol. He then spent three years serving as the Canadian ambassador to Ireland before becoming Canada’s consul general to New England in 2010. Learn more
Provost to visit the UK
The UK Alumni branch will be holding a reception for Queen’s first full-time provost, Alan Harrison, at Buck’s Club in Mayfair on November 20—a wonderful opportunity for Branch members to gather and meet this accomplished administrator, teacher, and researcher. Learn more
Tasty treats in Belgium
This is one for all the chocoholics: the Belgium Branch will be hosting a chocolate tasting tour on November 24. Stay tuned for further event and location details.
The 7th annual Alumni Awards Gala was held on Saturday, October 13 to celebrate the inspirational achievements of members of the Queen’s community. The award winners included His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Law’66, LLD’91, Governor General of Canada.
If you would like to see great photos from the evening and listen to some of our recipient's speeches, please visit our website.
|Nov 3||Toronto Branch - Queen's Football OUA Semi-Final Viewing Party|
|Nov 4||Arizona Branch - 8th Annual CAN-AM Thanksgiving Celebration|
|Nov 7||Boston Branch - Reception hosted by Consul General Patrick G. Binns and Principal Daniel Woolf|
|Nov 8||New York City Branch - Young Alumni Beer Tasting|
|Nov 8||Hong Kong Branch - Happy Hour Gathering|
|Nov 13||Kingston Branch - Cha Gheill Luncheon|
|Nov 14||Calgary Branch 2012 Johnson Award Reception|
|Nov 15||Ottawa Branch - Monthly Pub Night at The Brig Eatery & Pub|
|Nov 16||Northern California Branch - Bulls vs. Idaho Steelheads|
|Nov 17||Toronto Branch - John Orr Award Dinner and Dance|
|Nov 20||Ottawa - 14th Alumni Business Networking Reception|
|Nov 20||UK Branch - Network with Queen's University Provost, Alan Harrison|
|Nov 24||London, ON Branch - Alumni Night at the Grand|
|Nov 24||Kingston - Women's Hockey Annual Family, Friends and Alumni Luncheon and Auction 2012|
|Nov 29||Los Angeles Branch - Reception hosted by Consul General David Fransen and Principal Daniel Woolf|
|Nov 29||Calgary Branch - Annual Wine and Cheese at Lougheed House|
|Dec 2||Boston Branch - Queen's Alumni Curling|
|Dec 6||Arizona Branch - Pub Night|
Visit our online alumni calendar for more listings and information.
Looking for a meaningful gift for this holiday season? A Queen’s University frame is the perfect choice for family members or friends that have graduated from Queen’s. Gifting a diploma frame is also an easy way of giving back to your alma mater: proceeds from the sale of diploma frames help support Queen's alumni initiatives on campus and around the world.
Choose from a selection of eight different frames at displayitwithqueenspride.ca. Look out for other great Queen’s gift ideas in your online store.
Place your order on-line by Nov. 21 and we will deliver it to your shipping address in time for Christmas! Please allow approximately 3-4 weeks for shipping within North America.
Why not travel with Queen’s in 2013?
We sponsor a wide variety of group tours to intriguing destinations around the world, often accompanied by members of Queen’s faculty. Now is a great time to book as many spring and summer tours have special savings available.
If independent travel is more your style, consider the special cruise deals available through our partnership with AHI Cruises.
Whether it’s history, languages, culture, art, architecture, wine, or cuisine – we have an itinerary to suit your interests!
Did you know?
With almost 40 million visitors per year, Italy has more hotel rooms than any other nation in Europe.
To learn more, call Melanie at 1-800-267-7837 or email email@example.com