Engaging our alumni
We honour our finest alumni
The highlight event on our annual calendar is the Telfer School of Management Gala of Excellence. At the 2015 event, which was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on October 17, 2015, we honoured five outstanding alumni for their contributions to the world of business, their community and alma mater:
Greg Matthews (EMBA 2012) earned the Young Achiever’s Award, created to honour individuals under 40 who have achieved greatness in their lives within an exceptionally short period of time.
Geneviève Bonin (MBA 1996) received the Dean’s Philos Award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding philanthropic achievement and social commitment.
Notable Alumni Achievements
EMBA Alumnus Receives “Clinic of the Year” Award
Dr. Steve Pelletier, EMBA 1996 and co-founder of the Clarence-Rockland Family Health Team, was given the “Clinic of the Year” award by the Ontario College of Family Physicians. The bilingual family clinic, situated east of Ottawa, checks patients with their doctors within 10 minutes of arrival, books same-day appointments and has doctors working evenings and weekends to accommodate everyone. Read more »
Two Telfer Alumni Featured on the CFE National Honour Roll
Dominic Franchi and Emily Hsiung, both Telfer School of Management BCom 2015 alumni, have ranked amongst the highest 52 scores in the country on the Common Final Examination (CFE). The CFE is a three-day examination requiring candidates in accounting to demonstrate depth and breadth of competency development in accordance with the CPA Competency Map. Read more »
Bernie Ashe (BAdm 1978) named 2015 CEO of the Year
Congratulations to Bernie Ashe, CEO of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, who was awarded the CEO of the Year award, a joint initiative of the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ashe will receive his award at the 2015 Best Ottawa Business Awards at the Shaw Centre on November 18. Read more »