October 2019 Alumni Newsletter SFU Beedie
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July 2019 Edition

Featured Story

SFU Beedie students victorious at Oxford University competition

A multidisciplinary team of SFU Beedie business and environment undergraduate students extinguished their global competition to take first place in the finals of the global competition held at Oxford University. Learn more.

SFU Beedie News
JDC West Alumni Party
Celebrating SFU Beedie's newest alumni
It was heartwarming to see grads cross the stage as their community proudly cheered them on. To all those who graduated this June: We are so proud of you! View the BBA convocation photo album online.

Nanotechnology Meets Healthcare
Tech e@SFU start-up wins third place in global sustainability competition
SFU student founders of technology start-up Novion have won third place in the global Enzen Hackathon after competing against more than 650 companies. Learn more.

Alumni Spotlight

Susan Chapelle, EMBA'18, Director, Government Relations and Affairs, Pasha Brands

With over 30 years of business experience, former City Councillor Susan Chapelle, EMBA'18, joins prohibition-era brand house Pasha Brands Ltd. Her role will focus on initiating dialogue and lobbying government partners in an effort to assist craft cannabis producers transition from the illicit market into Canada's new regulatory framework. Learn more.

Faina Shpund, MOT MBA'15, Director, Product Management, Play MPE

Last month, Faina Shpund, MOT MBA'15, joined Play MPE as Director of Product Management. Shpund's knowledge will prove invaluable in continuing to increase the company's global presence through the continual development of innovative product solutions. Learn more.

Events & Educational Opportunities
Discounted Vancouver Canadian Tickets for Alumni
July 14, 2019

Gather your family, friends and guests and join SFU Beedie Alumni for an evening out at Nat Bailey Stadium for an all-you-can eat BBQ and a Canadian baseball game. Tickets are selling out fast!

Time: Food service starts at 4:00 p.m. and the game starts at 5:05 p.m.
Location: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, 4601 Ontario St., Vancouver
Get your tickets now.
An evening with SFU Beedie Student Fund Managers in Toronto
July 16, 2019

Join SFU Beedie students and alumni for an in-depth look at the health and wealth of two of the largest student-run investment funds in Canada and North America. This event is open to all alumni and their guests.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: RBC Plaza, 200 Bay St., 40th Floor, South Tower, Toronto, Ontario
Register online.
SFU President's Alumni Reception in London, UK
July 18, 2019

An excellent opportunity to connect and expand your professional network while learning about SFU's latest developments and accomplishments with special guest Dr. Robin Mansell, PhD'84, MA'80 (Cmns), Professor of New Media and the Internet at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location: The Grosvenor Hotel, The Orient Suite, 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London, United Kingdom
Register online.
Higher Elevations for Higher Education
July 27, 2019

Support SFU Beedie students and get a sweat in at the same time. Enjoy the beauty Burnaby Mountain has to offer by participating in guided hiking tours. This event is run and managed by SFU Beedie Marketing Students and is a fundraiser directed to student bursaries.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus
Register online.
Involvement Opportunities
Met the Pros Event (Mock-Networking)

Participate in the “Meet the Pros” mock interview and networking event, where you will provide business students meaningful feedback on how they can improve the delivery of their personal brand in different settings as well as get the chance to meet other successful professionals from other industries. Learn more and get involved.

Hot Jobs
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Program Management Office Assistant 19552 Seaspan July 8
Human Resources Receptionist 19511 Simon Fraser University July 31
Operations Management 19439 Batten Industries July 31
Senior Accountant - Cross-Border/US Tax 19543 Symthe LLP July 31
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