June 2017 Newsletter

Russell Kalmacoff

Executive in Residence

Please join the Faculty of Business in welcoming Russell Kalmacoff as our inaugural Executive in Residence! Russell Kalmacoff is a savvy businessperson with expertise in capital markets. He is excited by the prospect of sharing his knowledge with students and alumni, helping them to connect to the greater business community, and to advise on how to raise and secure capital for business ideas.

As the Faculty of Business’ first-ever Executive in Residence, Russell is excited and open for the opportunity to engage with students and alumni as they journey along their path of academic and business success. Read our Q&A with Russell here.

For more information or to contact our Executive in Residence, please visit the website here.


Relive Convocation 2017

Congratulations to all of the 2017 Faculty of Business graduates! Welcome to the Athabasca University alumni family. Thank you to everyone who attended the ceremony and gala – you made it such an unforgettable day.

You can relive convocation here, where we have downloadable photos from crossing the stage to the gala photobooth as well as videos!


What would you like Canada to become in 50 years?

Let’s represent AU! All you need to do is take a photo and post it on Twitter or Instagram with the #MyCanada2067 hashtag by July 1. Be sure to tag us @AthabascaUBiz and use the hashtags #MyCanada2067 and #AthaUBiz.

Launched to mark Canada’s sesquicentennial year, the #MyCanada2067 social media campaign offers an exceptional opportunity to spotlight Athabasca University as Canada looks to the future.

Don’t have Twitter or Instagram? Send us your photo’s and we will post them to our channels for you! Send photos to: business@fb.athabascau.ca 

Dr. Bramble

Congratulations Dr. Linda Bramble!

The Dean’s Award for Coaching Excellence recognizes outstanding coaching by Faculty of Business graduate level academic coaches. This year’s recipient is Dr. Linda Bramble, Academic Coach, Leadership. Congratulations on your award Dr. Bramble!

Click here to read more.


Innovation Summit

The City of St. Albert, in collaboration with the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI), and Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business, is proud to present the St. Albert Innovation Summit. The Summit will bring business leaders, entrepreneurs, local officials, students, and other innovators together to share creative ideas and debate the opportunities and challenges that new technologies and business processes may bring.

Time: 9am – 4pm (doors open 8:15 am, close at 5 pm)
Cost: $20 (all day including lunch); $10 (half day, no lunch); $0 (student or media)

Join us for this unique event!

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Faculty Updates

We would like to acknowledge our faculty who have been published and who have stepped into new roles recently, as well as two new faculty members joining the Faculty of Business. Read all about about what our faculty have been up to here.


Want to learn more about our programs? Want to connect with your fellow students and alumni? Join us at one of our upcoming events!

Online Events
Online MBA for Executives Information Session – July 12 at 10 am or 6 pm MST

In-Person events
St. Albert Innovation Summit – June 28th at 9 am MST

For additional events and information please visit our events page.

Class Notes

Class Notes

Congratulations to everyone in the AU community who has accomplished something great this month. To read the most recent class notes and find out what your peers have been up to, click here.

What’s new with you? New job, presenting at a conference, published a paper, wrote a book, had a baby? We would love to hear from you – send us your updates so we can share them with the AU community!

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