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TELFER SCHOOL ALUMNI AWARDS: DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS APRIL 14!

 
 
The deadline to nominate your fellow alumni for the Telfer School's alumni awards (the Trudeau Medal and Young Achiever's award) is fast approaching. These honours are awarded to alumni in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the world of business and health care, their communities and their alma mater, and will be awarded at the next Gala of Excellence on October 21, 2017. You can view acceptance speeches from last year's alumni award recipients by clicking on this link.  
For more information on the awards or to nominate a Telfer alumnus or alumna, please click here
 
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