Smith School of Business

November Senate: The search for the new dean of Smith School of Business continues

Queen’s Senate met over video-chat platform Zoom this past Tuesday.Continue...

Provost forms new search committee for Smith School of Business dean

In the months following a watershed of Commerce students’ accounts of racial discrimination and systemic oppression within the Smith School of Business, Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic), announced a search for the next dean of Smith on Aug. 5.Continue...

Commerce Society collects data from student body to lobby for Commerce curriculum changes

As part of the University-wide move to implement equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) action plans, the Smith Commerce Society has opened a line of communication with Commerce students regarding course material, curriculum composition, and learning environments at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

Commerce Society de-ratifies All Year Social 

Amidst a reckoning of racial justice on campus, the Smith Commerce Society de-ratified a committee club embroiled in long-standing controversy.Continue...

Reform Smith launches equity proposal for Smith School of Business

Reform Smith launched its equity action proposal on Sept. 8 to make comprehensive recommendations for addressing the inequities within the Commerce program at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

Commerce Society releases updates on EDI action items

Leading into the fall term, the Commerce Society (ComSoc) has updated students on the status of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan.Continue...

Instagram removes ‘Smith White Business’ account which claimed to provide safe space for white Commerce students

An anonymous Instagram account with the handle ‘Smith White Business’ faced major backlash from the Queen’s community before it was taken down on Saturday.Continue...

Smith Full-time MBA program returns to in-person setting

Following the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region’s move to Phase 3 on July 17, the Full-time MBA class at Smith School of Business returned to in-person classes last week at Goodes Hall.Continue...

At virtual town hall, executive director of Commerce says she has “no plans” to step down following calls for resignation

Lori Garnier, executive director of Commerce, said she’s not taking the experiences shared on the Stolen by Smith Instagram page lightly.Continue...

Following criticism, AMS and Rector share support for Stolen by Smith account

After Queen’s Coalition against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED) shared a post to its Instagram on Friday questioning the silence on Stolen by Smith from leaders at Queen’s, the AMS and Rector Sam Hiemstra released statements in support of the Instagram page.Continue...

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