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BURNABY, BC– As the world gears up for the forthcoming London Summer Games, a new Olympics tradition is also coming to SFU’s Beedie School of Business. The Beedie Olympics is a new student engagement initiative aimed to strengthen the Beedie community – and raise money for the global sporting charity Right to Play. The unique on-campus event will be the first of its kind to bring together faculty, alumni, and undergraduates through friendly competition. Through […]

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As a result of economic uncertainty and a less-than-optimal employment outlook both globally and locally, some students at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University are taking an alternative path to growing their careers. In the process, they are making hands-on contributions to the economy and society through entrepreneurial activity, community engagement, and international development. A case in point is Education Generation, founded by Shawn Smith, a Beedie School of Business alumnus and […]

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Surrey, BC – On Tuesday, May 29th from 5:30-8pm at Eaglequest Golf Course, the Surrey Board of Trade will award 25 winners in their second annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards event.   The event will celebrate the incredible initiatives of Surrey’s youth under the Age of 25. The winners were chosen based upon a subjective analysis of their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or […]

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Beedie School of Business BusOne students at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will spread some Christmas cheer for the United Way on Friday, Dec. 2. The students, all in their first year of study, are putting their business creativity to the test to raise money, doing everything from photos with Santa to a “Rent-a-Biz-Kid” opportunity, during the special United Way event on the Mezzanine from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Among other ideas, shoppers can purchase prize-popping […]

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