Awards and Accolades - October 2021

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


Dr. Tim Hannigan, Dr. Chris Steele, Dr. Madeline Toubiana and Dr. Ke Wang have been awarded tenure. Congratulations on your well-earned success!

Student Success


Omer Syed, Ishan Arora, Carla Hinojosa Deza and Dhairya Varaiya placed second at the Junior Division of Alberta International Case Competition in October. Well done!


Co-authored by alumni Andre LeBlanc, Carol WongJared Bateman and Zeid Rijeb, along with current PhD student Kylie Heales and supervised by Joel Gehman, former professor at the Alberta School of Business, Meuwly’s: Scaling Sustainability in a Start-Up was published by Ivey Publishing. Meuwly’s is a small business in Edmonton co-founded by Peter Keith, '19 BCom, '20 MBA.


Alumni Accomplishments


Nicole Janssen, ‘02 BCom, co-CEO of AltaML, was selected as the recipient of the Emerging Entrepreneur Award at the Alberta Women Entrepreneurs 2021 Awards. This award is presented to a woman entrepreneur who has built a strong, scalable business foundation and has achieved early success with strong market potential. Congratulations!


Janis Simpkins, ‘18 EMBA, senior VP at Alberta Forest Products Association, was recognized by the Canadian Forest Industries as a Top 10 under 40. Well done!

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