The Telfer Executive MBA alumni officially welcomed the Class of 2018 to the alumni community on Thursday June 14. These thirty one newly-minted alumni received their degrees at the Telfer School of Management Convocation on Tuesday, June 12th. Despite the rainy weather, over 100 members of the Telfer Executive MBA community joined the celebration at the annual alumni cocktail held at the Museum of Nature.
While the formality of speeches during the evening was held short so that alumni from multiple class years could network over a glass of wine and appetizers, there were some individuals that deserved recognition during the evening.
Francois Julien, Dean of the Telfer School of Management, welcome the Telfer Executive MBA alumni community to the event and provided an encouraging message to new alumni to continue to grow as leaders and make a positive impact within our communities.
Sophia Leong, Executive Director of the Telfer Executive MBA program welcomed the members of the Class of 2018 to join her at the front of the room. She applauded their hard work and dedication to the program over the last 21 months and reminded attendees that this experiences has been shared by everyone in the room. It is the foundation of our Telfer Executive MBA community.
Incoming Telfer Executive MBA Alumni Association President, Kyle Taplay, EMBA 2017, also leveraged the cocktail forum to introduce the members of the 2018-2019 Alumni Association that had been voted in at the Annual Alumni General Meeting in late May. Sophia presented a gift to outgoing Alumni Association President, Lisa McDonnell, EMBA 2014.
The next Telfer Executive MBA alumni event is scheduled for Saturday, July 14 beginning at 11 a.m. The family event "Summer in the Park" will be held at Saunder's Farms in southwest Ottawa. Pre-registration is required.
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