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REF NO.: 134

SUBJECT: Memorial University celebrating success in John Molson MBA International Case Competition while it prepares for the 2006 competition

DATE: Dec. 14

Note to editors:

Media agencies are advised there will be a special event recognizing Memorial’s success at the John Molson MBA International Case Competition at Concordia University in Montreal.

Considered the Olympics of business case competitions, it is the oldest and most respected competition of its kind, and Memorial is being recognized as the most successful school in the competition’s 25-year history.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, Memorial’s 2006 team consisting of MBA students George Colbert, Jeffrey Keats, Michael Pickard, Brian King, and Quentin Coish (alternate) will present a practice case at 4 p.m. in Room 3007. A reception for former team members and supporters will follow at 5 the Royal Trust Atrium. Both events take place in the Business Administration Building. Current and former team members will be available for interviews. Media agencies are invited to send representatives.

The 25th annual John Molson MBA International Case Competition runs from Jan.3 –7, 2006, in Montreal.

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For more information contact Aimee Sheppard, communications co-ordinator (business) Memorial University of Newfoundland at 709-737-2616 or e-mail For information on the John Molson MBA International Case Competition visit


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