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News in 2022


The Levene School of Business has signed a new agreement with IPADE Business School in Mexico for the establishment of the "Mexico Chair"

Congratulations to the Hill Business Students’ Society who hosted their 50th annual Keg-A-Rama fundraiser on March 25. The event saw 13 teams participate, raising nearly $6,000 for the Regina Firefighter Burn Unit.

Congratulations to the Hill Business Students' Society who hosted their 13th annual 5 Days for the Homeless campaign! They raised $44,905.34 for Carmichael Outreach bringing their 13 year total to $451,414.

Congratulations to our Enactus Regina team, under the leadership of President Arslan Azeem and faculty advisor Dr. Grant Wilson, who placed second in the Canadian Western Bank (CWB) Financial Educational Challenge for Western Canada - League B for their new program with CRA.

Members of the Faculty of Business Administration who were honoured in the University of Regina’s Long Service Recognition Awards include: Dr. Helen Huang, Dr. Peter Moroz, and Edwin Narzoles for 10 years of service; Bruce Anderson for 15 years of service; Dr. Youngsoo Kim and Dr. Jean-Marie Nkongolo-Bakenda for 20 years of service; and Dr. Morina Rennie for a remarkable 35 years of service.

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Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Pennycook who has been selected as a Rising Star of the Association for Psychological Science.


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Congratulations to Dr. Chris Street who received a $60,000 Mitacs Business Strategy Internship research grant for a project entitled: “Expanding Marketing and Digital Dissemination of On Cue Performance Hub Productions” with Ian Campbell and On Cue Performance Hub.


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Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Pennycook who has been awarded the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON) early career award.


Congratulations to the following faculty members who received Dean's Research Grants this year:

Dr. Arturo Rubalacava for his research project "Market effects of private equity placements: Evidence from Canadian cross-listed vs non-cross-listed firms"

Dr. Saqib Khan and Dr. Shelagh Campbell for their research project "The impact of Islamic Work Ethic on employee behaviour in the banking sector"

Dr. Jean-Marie Nkongolo-Bakenda for his research project "Strategic management of cultural organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo"

Dr. Chris Street for his research project "The effect of information modes on decision accuracy in operating motor vehicles"

Dr. Erica Carleton for her research project "Backlash towards women managers receiving promotion"

Dr. Sanobar Siddiqui for her research project "Thematic Analysis of the Scholarship of Teaching and learning in Accounting Education Literature"


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The Hill School of Business has received accreditation with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Saskatchewan. This accreditation will make it easier for students graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a major in Human Resource Management to receive their CPHR designation.

Learn more here.


Moroz photo Congratulations to Dr. Peter Moroz whos case SalonScale: Start-Up Customer Relationship Strategies for Niche Market Growth ( 9B21A023) has been entered into the EFMD 2021 Case Competition in the Entrepreneurship category. This is indicative of the case’s high quality that it has been selected for submission. EFMD has organized an annual case writing competition with the intent to encourage innovative and impactful case writing and teaching. Submission categories focus on specific issues or regions of the world. The EFMD case competition results will be announced in April 2022.

Congratulations to our Hill JDC West team, led by co-captains Jacob Nelson and Jessica Goebel, who took home 3rd place for School of the Year at the virtual JDC West competition this past weekend!

The Hill team's placements included:

  • 1st place in Debate - Emily Claude, Jeffrey Muma, Steven McCarville, Nazar Kostyukov
  • 1st place in volunteer hours with a total of 3,625 hours
  • 2nd place in Accounting - Tyler Fiorante, Kyle Bye, Ben Murray
  • 2nd place in Athletics - Tobi Omoyefa, Jordan Schmuland, Matthew Shewchuk, Michele Parisone, Briar Mills, Brooke Willock, Julia Graham, Bailey Adolph
  • 3rd place in Marketing - Lex Tatlow, Rachel Kellsey, Luke Siman
  • 3rd place in Not for Profit - Kira Mazur, Jenna Meili, Tamara Smiljic
  • 3rd place in Charity led by Erin Joorisity with $47,611 raised for Hope's Homes
  • 3rd place in Challenge - Lauryn Schindel, Josh Haczkewicz, Hayleigh Prier, Kole MacDonald
  • 3rd place in Participation

Many thanks to the faculty and business community coaches Bruce Anderson, Nadine Milne, MHRM, Lee Elliott, and Dr. Abiodun Sherifah Isiaka and Faculty Advisor Randy Linton for all the support they have given to our students.

Shout out also to Hill alumnus Mason Gardiner who won the Legacy Award!

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Congratulations to our Hill ICBC Ethics team of Nhi (Jessica) Tran and Julie Watson who placed third in the virtual Final Round of the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition!

Special thanks to the coaches Dr. Tatiana Levit and Lee Elliott and Faculty Advisor Nola Joorisity for their dedication to our students.