UNB BAUS Recipient of "Rising Star BSA" National Award

UNB Business Administration Students return home from Windsor, Ontario with six national award nominations and two wins.

WINDSOR, Ontario - March 3rd, 2018 - The University of New Brunswick (UNB) Business Administration Undergraduate Society (BAUS) won The Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS) Rising Star Business Student Association (BSA) Award at Saturday's CABS Award Gala. UNB BAUS was nominated for one other award, while their President, Benjamin Palmer, was nominated for three awards, receiving the 'Spirit of CABS' award that evening.

To have our team nominated for this national award is humbling, but to win against every other BSA across the country, we’re unbelievably proud of our work this year.
— Madison Beairsto (BAUS VP Marketing)
 Attending BAUS Executives accepting the CABS Rising Star Award

Attending BAUS Executives accepting the CABS Rising Star Award

The UNB BAUS received their award amongst competition from tens of other business student associations across Canada, ultimately being selected as the "Rising Star" amongst their peers. Meanwhile, their President, Benjamin Palmer, received the 'Spirit of CABS' award for exemplifying CABS values, vision, and determination, while also being nominated for the 'Executive All Star - President' and 'Breakout Business Student Association Member' awards. BAUS's VP Marketing, Madison Beairsto, was nominated for the 'Executive All Star - VP Marketing' award as well.

The 2018 CABS Awards took place as a component of the CABS annual Roundtable held from February 28 to March 4, 2018 at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, in Windsor, Ontario. This conference attracted more than 200 BSA executives from across the country with the purpose to expand their professional networks, learn best practices among BSA's, and transition incoming and outgoing executive teams.

UNB Business Administration Undergraduate Society (BAUS)

The Business Administration Undergraduate Society (BAUS) is a volunteer organization that  represents all undergraduate Business Administration students at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus. Through three pillars of support: Financial, Academic, and Social, the BAUS structures programming, services, and experiences to prepare the next generation of executives. Located within the Start-up Capital of Canada (Fredericton), the BAUS has been a catalyst for student success and opportunity at the most entrepreneurial university in the country since 1952.

Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS)

The Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS) is a not-for-profit organization that represents over 85,000 business students from 30 universities in Canada. Their purpose is simple: to make every business graduate in Canada “global ready”. They are the guardian of conferences and competitions for student leadership strategy discussion, professional development for leadership and practical skills learning. It is their responsibility to ensure the maximum quality and integrity of these events, as well as support Program Teams in the planning, logistics and fundraising.


Benjamin Palmer, President, UNB Business Administration Undergraduate Society, benjamin.palmer@unb.ca

Ashley Sambrook, Vice-President Members and Alumni Relations, Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS), vpmembers@cabsonline.ca