Newsletter: What’s New at UFred July 2017

What's New at UFred

What's New at UFred

Stay informed about the UFred community, its successes, and all the ways we’re continuing to grow

Associate Dean of the Sandermoen School of Business presents at the 11th annual Women in Leadership Conference

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, Sheri McKillop, Associate Dean of the Sandermoen School of Business, presented at the 11th annual Women in Leadership Conference series in Halifax, NS. Prominent speakers representing a variety of industries and talents delivered talks at the conference with a goal to provide professional women with strategies to help them become more effective leaders. Learn more.

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University of Fredericton maps out pathway to meet new BCRSP educational requirements

The recent announcement by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) that new, elevated educational requirements will be enacted in 2018 has prompted action from the University of Fredericton (UFred). UFred has forged a new BCRSP Pathway that is now available among its programs to enable students to continue to pursue their Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.

UFred students who wish to obtain the necessary educational prerequisites for eligibility for the CRSP designation will now be able to combine credits obtained through the Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes (CHSEP) and the Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM). Read more.

Meet our students: Whitney Keyes, MBA alumna

“There’s just a different way of absorbing information when you are both feet in, day in day out within your classes with your colleagues as part of your larger cohort, associated with such a fantastic university and then getting access to these amazing professors with such diverse backgrounds and impressive CVs. I continue to keep in touch with many of my colleagues; I continued to learn from them and have them to go to; I’ve reached out to my professors as well on various occasions. It’s definitely been fantastic icing on my career cake, so to speak.” Read more

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In Memoriam: Dr. Gordon Kuhn

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our founding professors at the University of Fredericton, Dr. Gordon Kuhn.

Gord was an intellect and gentle man who very much cared about the success of the University and his students.

He was generous with his time and had a talent for positioning challenging material in a way that comfortably elicited curiosity and inspired learning. In the early days of the school, Gord contributed to many aspects of the school including as a member of the Academic Board, and through course development and administrative support.

Read more about Gord and the impact he had on UFred here.

Dr. Gordon Kuhn UFred Library

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