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June 21, 2022

Class of 2022 Shares Memories and Advice

During spring convocation, the Class of 2022 shared fond memories during their time at DeGroote and offer advice to their first-year selves.

June 14, 2022

Meet DeGroote School of Business Valedictorian Chirag Sheth

Chirag Sheth (MBA '22) is DeGroote's 2022 Valedictorian. He shares fond McMaster memories and advice to students in this Q&A.

June 14, 2022

Meet DeGroote School of Business Valedictorian Momina Qureshi

Momina Qureshi (BCom '22) is DeGroote's 2022 Valedictorian. She shares fond McMaster memories and advice to students in this Q&A.

2022 Wayne Honorary Doctorate
June 8, 2022

Leading With Empathy: Wayne Purboo Shares Advice and Lessons Learned

DeGroote 2022 honorary doctorate recipient Wayne Purboo (EMBA '21) shares his words of wisdom.

June 7, 2022

A Student of Life: Rola Dagher Shares Advice and Lessons Learned

DeGroote 2022 honorary doctorate recipient Rola Dagher shares her words of wisdom.

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.