Manning School of Business News and Highlights

Manning Hosts the 53rd Annual School of Business Banquet

The 53rd Annual Manning School of Business Banquet was held on October 11, 2018. Keynote speaker was Colette O’Hara (’02), Chief Strategy Officer at SaltWire Network, Atlantic Canada’s largest media platform. Ms. O’Hara delivered a memorable speech that was the highlight of the night. The Fred C. Manning School of Business Advisory Board Impact Award was bestowed upon Finance student Erin Weatherbee and the John Hugh Robinson Scholarship upon Business Technology Management student Jerome Mugambi. David Adiem, Banquet Chair, acknowledged the number of business men and women in attendance from across the spectrum of industry. I hope my fellow students got a chance to network and hopefully meet some future employers, he said in his closing remarks. And I am excited to see what the future brings to each and every one of you.

L-R: Peter Ricketts, President of Acadia University, Colette O’Hara, Chief Strategy Officer at SaltWire Network, Paul Callaghan, Director of the Manning School of Business Administration

About the Manning School

Founded in 1957, the Manning School at Acadia University is home to over 600 students from over 20 countries. With 23 faculty members from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, the Manning School offers small classes that encourage concentrated interaction between students and faculty. Our students have opportunities to learn outside the classroom through co-op placements, projects with local enterprises, and international exchanges. Firmly rooted in a rich institutional legacy that personifies the very essence of a liberal education, the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program at Acadia is challenging and flexible, allowing students to explore a broad range of interests and producing well-rounded graduates who are well-positioned to pursue varied professional opportunities. Our graduates work in leadership roles across Canada and around the globe, with many having made their Acadia BBA degree a pathway to prestigious graduate programs.