WCVM alumnus honoured for dynamic career in beef industry

Dr. Allan Preston, a graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) during the cattle organization’s annual general meeting in February 2024.

USask mourns the passing of Dr. Leslie Dubé

The Saskatoon philanthropist, who died on March 13, 2024, at the age of 91, was bestowed with an honorary degree in 2007 for his many contributions to the University of Saskatchewan and to organizations across the province

‘I love the sport of track and field’

Inspired by his time as a USask student-athlete, alumnus Dr. Justin Pfefferle (BA’05) becomes head coach of the Concordia University Stingers cross-country and track and field teams

Making a difference for patients and families

USask alumni Tannis Nicholson (BusAdm’06) and Tyler Moss (BusAdm’08, CEBAC’11) are organizing a second memorial golf tournament to support the Comfort Care Fund at the Hospice at Glengarda

Championships and cherished memories

Kaitlin Willoughby (BSN’19) was a star on the first Huskie women’s hockey team in program history to win the Canada West Championship in 2014, en route to winning the bronze medal at the national championship. The nursing grad’s hockey journey has brought her to Toronto of the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) in a historic season for the women’s pro game.

Enduring leadership

As captain of the Huskie women’s hockey team, Chelsea Purcell (BScKin’10) had a pedigree for leadership. Her current role with the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) is an extension of her experience building relationships and working with teammates toward a common goal.

Bringing the game home

An Edwards School of Business and Huskie hockey alumna, Marley Ervine (BComm’16, MPAcc’18) has thrived in business, stayed connected to hockey, and is part of the organizing committee for the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey National Championship at USask March 14-17.

Sharing Métis stories

USask graduate Leah Marie Dorion (BEd’94, BA’99), an interdisciplinary artist, teacher, and author, celebrates her Métis heritage through a variety of literary and artistic projects