Fuller Landau Montreal donates $60,000 to Concordia University

Gift to support John Molson School of Business students in entrepreneurship

MONTREAL, June 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Concordia University is pleased to announce today a $60,000 donation over three years from Fuller Landau Montreal to support undergraduate and graduate students who specialize in entrepreneurship and encourage local family-business development.

The funds will go toward bursaries for John Molson School of Business (JMSB) students and two awards. The Best Student Paper Award will recognize academic excellence in the field of entrepreneurial family firms, and the Entrepreneurial Family Business Award, the contributions of a Montreal-based family business that has advanced the development of Canadian life and stimulated the growth of local and regional entrepreneurial ventures.

"Fuller Landau is proud to be associated with the reputable John Molson School of Business," said Michael Newton, Managing Partner of Fuller Landau Montreal. "Family-run businesses and entrepreneurs play such an important role in the economic fabric of Quebec and we are pleased to provide support and recognize excellence."

JMSB Dean Sanjay Sharma says the gift will help JMSB students further explore the multi-faceted and dynamic nature of entrepreneurship studies. "We are delighted to support the development of family firms in the Montreal area and to promote the social contributions made by local family businesses."

About Fuller Landau LLP

With their motto of "Work hard, play hard and have fun," the professionals at Fuller Landau LLP, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, are a blend of young, dynamic partners and seasoned consultants working to improve the net worth of current and future clients. Praised by Canadian Business Magazine and Maclean's Magazine for its service offering and work environment, Fuller Landau LLP provides a full range of financial services. The firm, founded in 1963, has more than 100 employees and is guided by its eight core principles: excellence, confidence, innovation, passion, leadership, creativity, team spirit, and empathy. Fuller Landau LLP is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (www.leadingedgealliance.com), an international network of independently owned professional accounting and consulting firms. To learn more about Fuller Landau LLP, visit www.flmontreal.com.

About the John Molson School of Business

Concordia University's John Molson School of Business is among Canada's largest, English-language business schools in Canada. Its mission is to develop responsible business leaders and global citizens with an ability to manage in future business environments that are global, complex and sustainable. JMSB boasts more than 37,000 alumni worldwide.

SOURCE Concordia University

For further information: For further information: Lucy Niro, Director, Communications, Advancement and Alumni Relations, Concordia University, (514) 848-2424, ext.4977, lucy.niro@concordia.ca; Mai-Gee Hum, Communications Officer, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, (514) 848-2424, ext. 4142, mhum@jmsb.concordia.ca


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