October 2019 Alumni Newsletter SFU Beedie
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August 2019 Edition

Featured Story

Aspiring entrepreneurs in high school can now get a head start on earning university credits

Youth Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad (YELL) Canada has teamed up with SFU’s Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship (CIE) to develop and deliver a unique initiative for aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn more.

SFU Beedie News
JDC West Alumni Party
David Jiang, SIAS Student Fund Manager featured on BNN Bloomberg
BNN Bloomberg speaks with David Jiang as a student and lead portfolio manager of Canada's largest student-run investment fund, about the lessons he's learned so far. Learn more.

Nanotechnology Meets Healthcare
Entrepreneurship program to expand with federal funding support
Two key SFU initiatives, one focusing on entrepreneurship and another advancing clean technology research, will benefit from nearly $3 million in federal funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD). Learn more.

Alumni Spotlight

Sophie Dodd, BBA'19, Finance Assistant, Streamline Athletes

Middle distance runner Sophie Dodd, BBA'19, is one of 585 female college athletes who has been nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Learn more.

Greg Malpass, BBA'99, Founder and CEO, Traction on Demand

The winners of the 2019 Technology Impact Awards represent the cream of an impressive crop of innovators. Greg Malpass, BBA'99 was recognized as person of the year, Learn more.

Kayoko Takeuchi, BBA'88, EMBA'16, VP, Administrative Services and CFO, Douglas College

Douglas College announced the appointment of Kayoko Takeuchi, BBA'88, EMBA'16, to the position of Vice President Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer. Learn more.

Events & Educational Opportunities
Ottawa: SFU, UBC and UVic Alumni + Friends Social
August 22, 2019

Join alumni from SFU, UBC and UVic for an alumni social at Heart & Crown Preston. It's a great opportunity to connect with friends, new and old, over a beverage and appetizers.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Heart & Crown Preston, 353 Preston Street, Ottawa
Buy your tickets online.
2019 Outstanding Alumni Awards
September 20, 2019

Each year, awards are given to outstanding SFU alumni who are making exceptional community contributions both locally and abroad. Join us in celebrating four of SFU’s Outstanding Alumni. Tickets are available the week of August 19!

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Buy your tickets online.
Hot Jobs
Title Job ID Company Apply by
Underwriting Assistant 19649 Intact Insurance Company August 9
Strategic Sourcing Specialist 19632 Ledcor Group of Companies August 11
Financial Accountant 19656 TNG August 19
Accountant - Assurance (Audit) 19664 Smythe LLP August 21
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