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Karen Maidment, 2021 Honorary Doctorate
June 17, 2021

DeGroote honours alumna Karen Maidment

The DeGroote School of Business conferred an Honorary Doctorate on Karen Maidment (BCom ’81) at Spring convocation.

Mussa Gikineh
June 9, 2020

Bright side of life: Meet DeGroote valedictorian Mussa Gikineh

Meet Mussa Gikineh, the 2020 valedictorian for the DeGroote School of Business, who always looks on the bright side of life.

Mohit Verma
June 9, 2020

Leading the way: Meet DeGroote valedictorian Mohit Verma

Meet Mohit Verma, the 2020 valedictorian for the DeGroote School of Business, who is leading the way in business.

Britney Hawkins
June 11, 2019

Growing professionally and personally: Meet DeGroote valedictorian Britney Hawkins

"Success is many things to me. Most prominently, success is defined by the difference I am able to make for others."

Angelina Zhao
June 11, 2019

The new kid: How Angelina Zhao made friends, formed new interests, and got good at networking

DeGroote graduand and recent KPMG hire Angelina Zhao decided to treat getting involved as a personal challenge.

Sophie Ochocinski
June 11, 2019

Lean in and get involved: Meet DeGroote valedictorian Sophie Ochocinski

"The university’s commitment to valuing inclusivity has made me more aware of the issues facing today’s world," says Ochocinski.

June 3, 2019

Back where it all began: Executive and entrepreneur Teresa Cascioli to receive honorary degree from McMaster

Cascioli, BCom '83, was the first member of her family to attend university. Now, she's receiving an honorary degree from her alma mater.

Hélène and Paul Desmarais
June 3, 2019

The change agents: Business titans Hélène and Paul Desmarais to receive honorary degrees from McMaster

She helps nurse technology start-ups through their growing pains. He stands at the helm of one of Canada’s most influential companies.