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2013 HAFA HTM Alumni Golf Tournament

The 9th Annual HAFA/HTM Alumni Association Golf Tournament held at the Royal Woodbine Golf Club on Monday, June 17th was a great success!!  Thank you to alumni, sponsors and all volunteers.

See photos on Facebook.

 

Skills Training Prepares Grad Students for Industry Jobs

Assistant Prof. Mike von Massow helps to deliver the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship Program which is offered by the Partnership Agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and the Ministry of Rural Affairs. A recent At Guelph article highlight's from a grad student's perspective, how this program which integrates science, business and marketing, and helped prepare her for work in her industry.

PhD Student, Carrie Herzog to Present Doctoral Thesis Proposal

Join Carrie Herzog, a Service Management - PhD in Management student as she presents her doctoral thesis proposal on "Customer Perceptions and Meaning of Sustainability in Full-Service Restaurant Experiences".

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
11:15 a.m.
MACS Room 121

For further information or a copy of the abstract, please contact Cori Wells at cori.wells@uoguelph.ca.

Professor McAdams Featured in Today's Globe & Mail

Full Globe & Mail Article by Ann Hui - Published Tuesday, June 1, 2013

The days of whipping out a cell phone calculator or scribbling long division on a napkin when the bill arrives may soon be over.

The New York restaurant, Sushi Yasuda, recently announced that it has implemented a no-tipping policy. Instead, the restaurant increased its prices by 15 per cent across the menu, and servers paid a proper salary and benefits based on that.

Professors Awarded by SoTL

Professors Joan Flaherty & Chris Choi have been awarded $11,000 from the  Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Fund (SoTL). The scholarship is offered through the  Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support and the Office of the Associate Vice President (Academic) founded in 2011. This fund is intended to encourage and support research related to teaching and learning at the University of Guelph.

Guelph Students Run One of Canada's Most Sustainable Restaurants

"PJ's is a restaurant, but it's also a laboratory. Every class is asked to rethink how we produce our product."

“Straws suck,” reads a T-shirt worn by Prof. Bruce McAdams, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. “Not everyone gets it,” he admits of the pun, but they would if they had a meal at PJ’s Restaurant, where straws have been banned to reduce waste.

Fundraising Campaign for HTM Student Drew Cumpson

Thank you to everyone who voted for HTM student, Drew Cumpson’s contest to win a wheelchair accessible van, unfortunately he did not end up as a recipient. A friend of Drew’s has set up a campaign page to raise funds to help the Cumpson’s purchase a van. If you could please help Drew and his family in these hard times, it would be so appreciated.

Campaign Fundraiser

Dr. Statia Elliot's Article Now Available Online

Drs. Statia Elliot, Nicolas Papadopoulos and Leslie Szamosi's article, Studying Place Image: An Interdisciplinary and Holistic Approach, in Anatolia: an International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013, is now available online.

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