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Eldeen Pozniak talks up UFred's OHS programs from Australia to Alaska Eldeen Pozniak, Director of Pozniak Safety Associates, also acts in the capacity of OHS Business and Academic Development for the University of Fredericton’s (UFred) online School of Occupational Health and Safety (SOHS). Throughout 2018, she has travelled to Australia, New Zealand, and crisscrossed the U.S. and Canada. While delivering keynote speeches and presentations on the...

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There’s no such thing as a typical day for those in the occupational health and safety profession. You may have plans to develop a new policy or process one day, but it gets placed on the back burner due to an unforeseen issue. For example, a new piece of equipment arrives, and you have to deal with the concerns that come along with it. Eldeen Pozniak, Director...

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Chris Pettman, a graduate of the University of Fredericton’s (UFred) Executive MBA (EMBA) program, is the first of his immediate family to attend university. In fact, Chris didn’t have an undergraduate degree, so his familiarity with a university setting was non-existent. Having worked for the non-profit organization (NPO) Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre (CFEC) for several years in his community of 100 Mile House, B.C., he was...

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Music therapist Jennifer Buchanan has read many books about business over her nearly 30 years of owning her own - JB Music Therapy. However, over time she noticed a gap in the market for books written specifically for health and wellness entrepreneurs. To address this issue, she decided to write her own.   [caption id="attachment_7871" align="alignright" width="300"] Jennifer Buchanan[/caption] Buchanan was working on her Executive Master’s of Business Administration...

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UFred alumna Bess Wong had been thinking about a graduate degree for a long time before researching an Executive MBA (EMBA). Two years ago, after gaining much of the management experience necessary in a corporate environment, she decided on UFred’s EMBA program because of the ability to learn at a strategic level with a strong focus in leadership.   Bess took two courses a semester and was...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) and the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) have signed a partnership agreement to increase access to training and resources for Saskatchewan employers to create a psychologically healthy workplace. Working with Saskatchewan employers will help UFred expand its body of research around psychological health and safety in the workplace. “Since the launch of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the...

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The University of Fredericton’s Sandermoen School of Business has been named to the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business annual roundup of Canada’s best MBA and EMBA programs.   The comprehensive guide aims to help readers find the best program for them and includes cost, international credibility, and schedules.   “The inclusion of the Sandermoen School of Business in the Guide is always interesting as it provides an opportunity...

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Students at UFred’s Sandermoen School of Business travelled to Amsterdam in August to attend the International Field Study (IFS) as part of their Global Capstone Project.   The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) students had the opportunity to attend specialized workshops, including a masterclass on international business culture hosted by DutchBasecamp. Students also had the opportunity to speak with foreign business leaders, including Jon Hoem, CEO and...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) is pleased to announce that the institution has, for the third year in a row, won a Readers' Choice Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) award.   Conducted by Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine, UFred has captured an award for Best OHS Educational Institution. This year, more than 31,000 votes were cast across 54 different categories. Click on the link to view the 2018 awards issue:...

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For the second year in a row, students studying with the Sandermoen School of Business have had their academic accomplishments recognized by the Small Business Institute (SBI) Annual Conference.This year, two different papers were accepted. The first will officially be published in the SBI 2015 Annual Conference Proceedings. The paper was adapted from a group project submitted in MBA 6011 Leading Effective Global Teams by...

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