The founding Chair of the Department of Economics (1966-70), College of Social Science was Jack Skinner. He went on to serve as Dean for 10 years (1970-1981). On March 11, he celebrated his 100th birthday in Parry Sound.
Third-year University of Guelph Management, Economics and Finance students had the chance to ring the opening bell at TSX, after winning the fourth annual Richardson GMP case competition.
The competition is part of the Strategy of Mergers and Acquisitions (ECON*3360) course at U of G and is sponsored by the Canadian wealth-management firm Richardson GMP.
U of G business students from the Guelph Student Investment Council (GSIC) attended Battle on Bay 2019 over the weekend, an undergraduate finance competition hosted by the Ryerson University Finance Society.
Attending the competition for the first time, University of Guelph’s GSIC students had an impressive showing that saw them place third overall, taking home a $1,000 prize.
The team consisted of:
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.