Paul J. Hill Business School Team Shines at annual JDC West Business Competition

News Release Release Date: January 15, 2018 2:15 p.m.

Students from the U of R’s Paul J. Hill School of Business have achieved impressive results at the 2018 JDC West Business Competition.

The competition, with the theme “Engaging Diversity,” saw 12 universities competing from Western Canada. It was held at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary on January 12 – 14, 2018.  

The Paul J. Hill School of Business placed second for School of the Year. The Hill team has now placed in the top three as School of the Year 10 times in the 13 year history of the competition.

The student team of Sarah Kreklewich, Bryce Riddell, and Zachery Zabinsky placed first in the Business Strategy category.

The U of R’s business school team, embracing the University’s motto of ‘As One Who Serves’ also placed first in the Volunteer Hours category,

Student teams impressed in other categories as well, placing second in the Tax category and third in the Debate, Finance, and Participation categories.

“We’re proud of the hard work and success of our school and our student teams,” says David Senkow, Acting Dean of the Paul J. Hill School of Business. ”These are the innovative business leaders of the future.”

JDC West is a student-run competition providing opportunities for business students to achieve excellence in academics, social responsibility, sporting, and social competitions. The 2019 competition will be held at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C.

NOTE TO MEDIA: An event to congratulate the Hill students who competed at the JDC West Competition will be held on Tuesday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m. in the Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) Atrium.


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