Atlantic Progress magazine has released its Top 101 Companies of Atlantic Canada, and there are several alumni among this elite list of strong players on the regional, national, and international scenes. They are: Mark Dobbin (B.Comm. 81) of Vector Aerospace; Stephen Outerbridge of Carlson Wagonlit Harveys Travel (BA 76, B.Comm. 83); Brendan Paddick (B.Comm. 86, MBA 94) of Regional Cablesystems; and Allan Green (B.Eng. 67) and Charlie Sheppard (B.Eng. 67) of The SGE Group Inc.
You see a lot more now hiring signs in the window.
Edward Hancock (B.Sc. 74, B.Ed. 74, M.Ed. 80) has been appointed executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association (NLTA). From 1973 until 1986, Mr. Hancock taught at Lewisporte Regional High, serving as vice-principal from 1984 to 1986. He started working with the NLTA in 1986 as an executive assistant in the Field Services Divisions.
St. Johns chiropractor Chris Holden (B.Sc. 96) chalked up a first-place finish is his age group (male, 30-34) in the Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Bank International Marathon on Oct. 21. Mr. Holden finished sixth overall, behind top American and Kenyan runners, clocking an Olympic-qualifying time of 2:24:28.
Gerry Rogers (BSW 81) continues to collect trophies for her film, My Left Breast. Ms. Rogers intensely personal film about her battle with breast cancer walked off with two Gemini Awards one for best history/biography documentary and another for best direction in a documentary. Ms. Rogers poignant glimpse into her experience was produced by Paul Pope.