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After graduating, MA Leadership alumna embraces new skills and perspective on the world around her

Elaine Calvert has always valued a commitment to professional growth and chose the MA Leadership program to enhance her learning and enable her to grow as a leader. Through this experience, she not only gained new leadership skills to help her in the workplace, she also embraced a new perspective on life.

In this Q&A, Elaine discusses her reasons for choosing the MA Leadership program at the University of Guelph, her student experience and how the program helped her reach the next stage in her career.

Tanya Broschinski

1st year BComm student moves on to the finals in a prestigious sales competition

In only the first year of her Bachelor of Commerce program, Tanya Broschinski successfully competed against over 3,600 students to move on to the finals at the Great Canadian Sales Competition (GCSC). The final round includes 25 finalists and takes place on May 3rd at the Google Headquarters. The top prize is $7,500.

The GCSC is an opportunity for students to develop real world business and sales skills, learn more about established companies and network with potential employers. The competition has over 80 school partners across 10 provinces.

Dan Hogan

MA Leadership alumnus learns to step outside of his comfort zone by leveraging teamwork and trust

After being away from school for 19 years, Dan Hogan enrolled in the MA Leadership program excited to pursue professional development. Towards the end, he graduated from the program with the confidence he needed in order to take risks and accept a new management position in healthcare. Now managing a team of 250 frontline healthcare professionals, Dan continues to see the importance of teamwork and continues to use the leadership strategies that he learned throughout the program.

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New CFL recruit John Rush will always be a Gryphon

The marketing management student reflects on his time at the University of Guelph and discusses what he is most looking forward to as he starts his professional football career.

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