Concordia Journal

Over 200 students from 36 countries on four continents participated in silver anniversary event

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Concordia team wins 25th Case Competition

It couldn’t have been a more fitting anniversary gift. The John Molson School of Business emerged victorious at the twenty-fifth edition of its International MBA Case Competition, winning the coveted Concordia Cup and first prize of $10,000. The Université de Montréal’s Haute Études Commerciales took second place, and Germany’s Universität Münster won third. The winners were named at a banquet held at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel on Jan. 7. JMSB team members Binh Nguyen, Jason Nelson, Ravindra Sharma, Ivan Soltero, Nasos Makriyiannis and their coach, Tim Field, jubilantly ran a gauntlet of wellwishers as they proceeded to the stage. One...



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Survey seeks academic snapshot

For the first time, Concordia will participate along with 600 other North American universities and colleges in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). “This is a theoretically justifiable and valid way to measure university quality and performance,” said Bradley Tucker, who is the senior analyst of academic planning in the Office of the Provost. This conceptual and statistical rigour is not necessarily found in many of the newspaper-commissioned polls and academic rankings published throughout the year. The NSSE was established by a private trust in 1999 to provide participating institutions with an independent measure of student satisfaction with their...




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