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April 2017

Alumni Spotlight
Kai Hochhausen, BA’05, MBA’14

As someone who recognizes the value of having a large personal network, Kai has dedicated a great deal of time and energy to following the sage advice he received to “say yes to opportunity”. Kai leveraged his connections, and his MBA specialization in marketing, to create Hoch-Eye Solutions, a sales and marketing consultancy offering lead generation to new businesses. With Hoch-Eye, he collaborates with a men’s leadership organization based out of Los Angeles. An organization that was started by a friend he met while working at a ski shop in London – a stopover during his world travels several years ago.

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Points of Pride
Haskayne alumnae receives two Distinguished Alumni Awards

Charlene Butler (BComm’96, BSc’96) was recognized in March for her business and community contributions with the RMIN Distinguished Alumni Award from Haskayne and the WRC Award of Excellence.

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Canadian duo following in the footsteps of Search Fund Mafia

Calgary-based Legado Capital, started by Haskayne grads Jeff Blacklock (BSc’05, MBA’16) and Carlos Meza (MBA’15), is the first search fund entity in Western Canada.

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Alberta Haskayne Executive MBA among the top in the world

Focused on innovation, critical thinking and entrepreneurialism, Haskayne’s program was ranked 19th best joint EMBA program in the world by higher education analysts Quacquarelli Symonds.

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Entrepreneurs drive a new era of energy innovation

Vintri Technologies, led by Haskayne alumnus Phil Roberts (BComm‘99), won second-place in fourth annual Energy New Venture competition, taking home some of the $140,000 in prize money.

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In the News
Secrets of Sustainable Success for SMEs

Haskayne visiting scholar, Simon Raby, unlocks the key success drivers for more than 100 businesses in Calgary’s SME community.

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Stay Connected
Spark change in your world...support a student!

On April 27-29 UCalgary is excited to hold its first ever Giving Day. Our goal is to raise 50 new scholarships in 50 hours in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Learn more about how you can get involved!

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Celebrate our Changemakers!

You know who they are — the risk-takers and trailblazers who spark meaningful change. Nominate a colleague, friend or former classmate for a 2017 UCalgary Alumni Association Arch Award.

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Non-Profit Accounting Support

Connect your non-profit with Haskayne BComm accounting students through the Student Accounting Volunteer Initiative to get help with your accounting tasks or special projects.

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