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College of Business and Economics launches 10x10: Alumni with Impact Award

The College of Business and Economics recently unveiled its 10x10: Alumni with Impact Award, recognizing ten University of Guelph business alumni who are within ten years of graduation and have achieved rapid and significant growth in their careers.

The annual award was created with the intention of showcasing proud and highly engaged University of Guelph alumni who have garnered significant responsibility and influence within their respective industries and organizations. See the full list if recipients below.

Integration of Sustainable Development Goals discussed at PRME Regional Meeting at University of Guelph

Individuals from across North America representing academia and industry are gathering at the University of Guelph this week to discuss the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their organizations. These discussions are the focus of the 4th Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Regional Meeting North America, hosted by the College of Business and Economics.

Student collaboration key in interdisciplinary product development course

What do marketing students and food science students have in common? While their majors may indicate that they have very different interests, the University of Guelph’s Product Development Management course is teaching students how to use these differences to their advantage through collaborative learning.  

College of Business and Economics professors receive SSHRC Insight Grants

The College of Business and Economics is proud to announce that five of its faculty members have been granted SSHRC Insight Grants. Economics professors Mike Hoy, Kris Inwood, René Kirkegaard, Alex Maynard and Ilias Tsiakas, have been collectively awarded with more than $360,000 to support their research projects.

Canada’s first female astronaut provides lessons in leadership to MA students

One of Canada’s most notable leaders addressed MA Leadership students last week, giving her perspective on leadership as an ever-evolving quality.  Dr. Roberta Bondar, who is, among many other accomplishments, Canada’s first woman astronaut and the world’s first neurologist in space, spoke about her life experience and gave students a glimpse of how she continued to shape herself as a leader, while navigating and persevering through high profile life events.

Organizational leadership expert discusses research at Hesburgh Lecture

The University of Notre Dame’s iconic Hesburgh Lecture Series recently made its debut at the University of Guelph, welcoming the U of G community to explore the topic of effective leadership with professor Mike Crant, an expert in the field of organizational leadership. The Hesburgh Lecture Series is renowned for promoting intellectual dialogue with distinguished Notre Dame faculty.

Speaker series event inspires students to become social entrepreneurs

Members of the University of Guelph community were given expert advice on building a sustainable enterprise by local business leaders at last week’s Bigger Picture Series event, hosted by the University of Guelph’s Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) and Enactus, a student-led social entrepreneurship association. The event welcomed a panel of four entrepreneurs who have personally experienced developing a new venture.

Accounting students recognized at awards celebration

University of Guelph Accounting students were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievements at the annual Academic Excellence in Accounting Awards dinner held at the OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre. There were more than 65 people in attendance including representatives from Manulife, CPA Ontario, Embree & Co. LLP, KPMG LLP, RLB LLP, Collins Barrow, Robert Half, BDO Canada LLP and the University of Guelph Board of Governors.

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