Awards and Accolades - April 2021

Celebrating the achievements of Business faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Faculty Excellence


Congratulations to Madeline Toubiana who is one of this year’s winners of the Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management. This award is given to faculty members who have a maximum of six to seven years of experience and are considered “ascendant” through an academic record that includes their areas of research, teaching and service.

The following MBA Association Teaching Awards were given out at the virtual MBA Gala this month, as selected by the students:

  • Mackenzie MBA Teaching Award: Marvin Washington
  • MBA Association Award for Excellence in Teaching: Barry Scholnick
The MacKenzie Teaching Award is given for excellent teaching in a core MBA class. The MBA Association Award is given for teaching in an elective course. Congratulations!

Student Success


Founded by bachelor of commerce student Ghalia Aamer, Talkmaze has been selected as a finalist for the Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition! Talkmaze will be competing alongside 11 other amazing student entrepreneurs across all of Canada in May 2021. 


Congratulations to all the Alberta School of Business MBA students who competed in external case competitions this semester. 


Second-year Golden Bears tennis athlete and Alberta School of Business student Shyam Srinivasan was featured during Green and Gold Week 2021 for his accomplishments outside of athletics! Srinivasan and his team from the Faculty of Business became just the second team ever from the University of Alberta to win the John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC) in March.

School News

Our Net Impact Chapter was nominated for "International Chapter of the Year'' based on activities for the 2019-2020 academic year. The student group was recently announced as one of four finalists from more than several hundred chapters globally.

Alumni Accomplishments


Andrew Rosser (‘02 MBA) was recently announced as the new Senior Vice President of Production at Syncrude Canada


Alison Schneider (‘11 MBA), Vice President, Responsible Investment, AIMCo has been recognized for a 2021 Clean50 Award in the Financial & Services Organizations category from Delta Management Group, founders of Canada's Clean50 Awards.

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