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CN donates to Wilfrid Laurier University

$500,000 donation to support research and education programs at the Centre for Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the School of Business & Economics


March 20, 2015
by MM&D Online Staff

TORONTO, Ontario— CN  is making a C$500,000 donation to support research and education programs at the Centre for Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario.

Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN, said: “Laurier’s SCM plays an important role in training and preparing students for careers in supply chain management, a growing occupational field. CN’s donation will support internships and a cooperative education program, providing experience and summer employment to students studying supply management. CN managers will also work with instructors and researchers to provide an industry perspective, and the company will help organize annual conferences attended by international experts.”

Max Blouw, president and vice-chancellor at Laurier, said: “The campaign to Build Canada’s Best Business School is about enhancing Laurier’s successful approach to business education. This donation from CN recognizes the strength of our supply chain management activities. We are very grateful for their support. Partnering with CN, an organization that plays such a significant role in business in Canada and internationally, will significantly enhance our SCM offerings.”