"We’ve closed no schools and we’re maintaining program levels, but this is creating quite a challenge."
Two Memorial alumni made the Globe and Mail’s eighth annual Top 40 under 40 – the brightest achievers on the rise: Heather Tulk, (B.Comm.’92 Hons.) vice-president, broadband and marketing, Aliant, and Paul Antle, (B.Sc.’85) president and CEO, Island Waste Management.
"Based on what the research is telling us, there will be a severe impact on student achievement in our province if learning resources positions continue to be eliminated."
Ed Smith (B.Ed.’79. M.Ed.’81) picked up the seventh annual Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards nonfiction prize on April 22, Canada Book Day, for his most recent work From the Ashes of My Dreams.
"We believe the Canada Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board is doing a good job in fulfilling its mandate … it continues to have an excellent working relationship with both levels of government. We understand that is the case with most of the industry, as well, though not with Mr. Dobbin – according to his speech."
Richard Hewlett P.Eng. (B.Eng.’98) and Greg McKenney P.Eng. (B.Eng.’98) have both been appointed as project engineers in the St. John’s office of Kellogg Brown & Root (Canada).
"Memorial has reacted (to the decline in local student applications), altering its student recruitment efforts to include a more detailed strategy for attracting out-of-province and international students in greater numbers."
Selected and written by Jillian Butler
Researched and compiled by Debbie Connors (email@example.com)