Faculty of Business Awards Scholarship in Ethics

Faculty of Business Awards Scholarship in Ethics

Posted in on March 5, 2019

MONCTON, NB – The Crandall University Faculty of Business Administration has announced the recipient of the $4,000 Gord and Marlene (Steeves) Read Scholarship in Business Ethics as Emily Gray of Norton, NB. As a senior student majoring in Accounting, Emily has distinguished herself with a reputation for excellence in both academics and personal integrity, leading her professors to identify her as one of the Faculty’s top students.

The Gord and Marlene (Steeves) Read Scholarship was established in memory of prominent business leaders Stephen and Ella Steeves, and is awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Business Administration program who has demonstrated academic diligence and keen interest in business ethics. The annual recipient is recognized as being one of the most promising future graduates in terms of applying ethical standards based on a Christian worldview within their future practice of business.

“I am incredibly grateful to be the recipient of this scholarship, and am very thankful for the support and encouragement I have received from my professors over the duration of my education,” Emily stated. “I would also like to thank my family for their unconditional love and support, and my friends for challenging me to grow in my faith. I have been so blessed to have all these wonderful people in my life who have made this achievement possible.”

Crandall Business Faculty with Ethics Scholarship recipient

Crandall University Accounting Professor Heather Steeves, Business Student Emily Gray, Management Professor Robert MacDonald, and Economics Professor Alan Chan.

Professor Heather Steeves, head of the Business Faculty’s Accounting program, commented that “Emily has consistently contributed to the examination of ethics in the accounting classroom. As she embarks on a career in the field, I have every confidence that her deep understanding of ethics will play a significant role in the leadership she will bring to the business community.”

Robert MacDonald, the University’s Stephen S. Steeves Professor in Business and member of the committee that selected Emily for the award, agreed: “Over her four years of study in our business program Emily has demonstrated a quiet and consistent pursuit of excellence in academics with a great deal of integrity. She serves as a fine example to her peers, and our Faculty is extraordinarily proud of her success.”

The Crandall University Faculty of Business Administration offers degrees in Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, and General Business Administration. The Faculty’s motto, “Excellence. Integrated.” speaks to its goal of being a  leader in the integration of business and the Christian faith.


Crandall University is Atlantic Canada’s leading Liberal Arts University rooted in the Christian Faith, with undergraduate programs in Arts, Business Administration, Science, and Education, and graduate programs in Education and Organizational Management. To learn more, visit crandallu.ca or call 1‑888-968-6228.