Dalhousie alumnus and honorary degree recipient Brian Porter (BComm’80) was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Toronto’s University Health Network in mid June 2017.
Iain Klugman (MPA’90), Communitech’s CEO, opened the Communitech Data Hub in Waterloo, Ont. to accommodate the region’s expanding tech industry and to house the Open Data Exchange.
The startup was conceived to highlight the talent on offer at Dal and in Nova Scotia, and enable talented individuals to gain experience here. Chief technology officer Vijay Kumar (MEng’16) helped launch StuGig to assist others like himself find career opportunities.
Nine alumni share practical, inspirational and philosophical advice for the Class of 2017 as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.
Spritely, a new mobile app and web platform that connects newcomers with city experts, is the brainchild of Dal alumni Akram Al-Otumi (BComm’12) and Suhaib Qaiser (MASc’10), entrepreneurs who know first-hand the challenges of moving to a foreign city and connecting with local experts.
As Alumni & Student Engagement Manager for Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management, Marianne Hagen celebrates the accomplishments of alumni worldwide and provides meaningful opportunities for graduates to stay connected to the Faculty of Management.
PeaceGeeks, co-founded by commerce graduate Renee Black (BComm’99), is a finalist in the Google Impact Challenge, and could win $750,000.