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Brampton Mayor Brown Headlines Upcoming Alumni Networking Event

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, St. Michael’s College School (SMCS) alumni will come together for an evening of new connections.

SMCS Alumni Networking Event - Patrick Brown keynote

The SMCS Alumni Association (SMCSAA) is getting set to host the second Alumni Networking Event since emerging from the pandemic. This year’s theme takes a forward-thinking approach centred around entrepreneurship and innovation.

City of Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown ’97 will join host and alumni executive Chris Paolini ’09 as the event’s keynote speaker. Brown studied political science at the University of Toronto and graduated with a law degree from the University of Windsor. He has served as the mayor of Brampton since 2018.

The evening will provide alumni with the opportunity to reconnect, strengthen old bonds, and create new professional relationships.

Check out five fast facts about the upcoming Alumni Networking Event:

  1. Alumni present will represent industries such as marketing, cybersecurity, entertainment and music, real estate, construction, finance, banking, transportation, shipping, energy, mining, architecture, staffing and recruitment, consulting, government, education, and tech.
  2. Attendees will have the chance to connect and speak directly with the head of a municipal government.
  3. Every school year, the Alumni Association offers two in-person networking events with a keynote speaker, along with 4-5 Virtual Alumni Information Series sessions.
  4. Last year’s event welcomed back over 60 alumni representing over 10 graduation classes.
  5. Attendees can join the Alumni Mentorship Programme, where they will be connected to a mentor or can become a mentor to another alumnus.

Date: February 20, 2024, at 6 p.m.
Location: SMCS Centre for the Arts
Register here. For more information, email

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