U of G's College of Business and Economics (CBE) has received a $7-million gift from John F. Wood, further supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators and sustainably-minded business leaders.
The Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) hosted their Hub Startup Showcase on Wednesday night, featuring a high-pressure pitch competition for student entrepreneurs in their Hub Incubator Program to win cash for their business.
Three prizes were up for grabs, including the: Warren & Deborah Jestin Impact Award, Executive’s Choice Award, and People’s Choice Award.
The ninth annual Canada’s Food Price Report was released today, indicating that the average Canadian family can expect to spend $411 more on food in 2019 thanks to more expensive fruit and vegetables.
The annual report is a joint project between researchers from Dalhousie University and from the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph. The expected increase in food spending in 2019 is mostly due to an anticipated price hike of as much as six per cent for produce.
On Friday, more than 850 first-year U of G Bachelor of Commerce students learned first-hand how to manage an ethical dilemma, as part of a live case competition for their Introduction to Business class.
As the final phase of the intro class, the Great Ethical Dilemma case competition is a unique learning initiative that teaches first-year business students how to act ethically in the face of a real-time ethical dilemma.
The University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics have collaborated with the Department of Athletics to launch the International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership (IISBL), a global centre for research and teaching that will bring together scholars and industry leaders.
The University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics (CBE) celebrated the ranking of their MBA in Sustainable Commerce at a kickoff event for the first annual Guelph Business Sustainability Conference.
Voters across Ontario went to the polls on October 22 to cast their ballots in municipal elections, with many ballots featuring the names of University of Guelph business alumni.
Congratulations to the following U of G business alumni on their successful campaigns:
Corrine Rahman (MA, Leadership alumna)
Rahman was elected as Trustee for the Thames Valley District School Board in Wards 2-6 in London, Ontario.
Dominique O’Rourke (MA, Leadership alumna)
As part of a new partnership with Fidelity Investments Canada, four University of Guelph female finance students were awarded the Fidelity Investments Canada Theory of Finance Scholarship, valued at $1,000 each.