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MSc Tourism student Brittany Manley researches Arctic and Antarctic cruises

Cruises to the Arctic and Antarctic are gaining momentum as more people become interested in learning about the Earth's northern and southern extremes. Brittany Manley, a student in the College of Business and Economics' new MSc Tourism and Hospitality program, is conducting research she hopes will help expedition companies better tailor their cruises to prospective travellers. Read the full at Guelph story.

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HAFA student Michelle Chan takes her degree global

If you’re looking for an example of a U of G student who has taken their educational experience to another level, look no further than Michelle Chan. Since starting our renowned Hospitality and Food Administration (HAFA) program, she has taken on roles in student government in the Hospitality and Tourism Management Student Association (HTMSA), completed a year of co-operative education, participated in CBaSE programs, acted as an Ontario DECA Provincials judge, and studied in France and Austria.

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Lisa Furfaro discovers her own ingredients for success in BUS 4550

Since starting the BUS 4550 class in CME’s Department of Business (DoB) last January, Studio Art major Lisa Furfaro’s life has mainly involved two things: school and ravioli. By mixing her natural creativity with business knowledge gained in the course, her business, An Italian Love Story, has taken off. Many people in the region are discovering her take on traditional Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist.

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PhD student Rita Hansen Sterne values interdisciplinary collaboration

In this article from At Guelph, CME PhD student Rita Hansen Sterne discusses the benefits of engaging in interdisciplinary work. Rita collaborated with fellow management PhD student Anahita Khazaei, and ecology PhD students Eric Harvey and Collette Ward on “Paradox and Dialogue: Ecology, Management and Food Sustainability” a presentation that was given at the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society Conference in Michigan this past June.

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Cristina Ricciardi Represents CBE as an HRPA Student Member

Cristina Ricciardi walked into her first Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) event as a first year student and she’s never looked back. Now, three years later, Cristina has become the webmaster for HRPA’s local Guelph chapter as well as the featured student on the national HRPA Student Membership campaign. By stepping out of her comfort zone, Cristina has established connections with professionals in the community as well as professors in her Human Resources Management program.

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Lucy-Mae Von Sichartshofen Schenk - Published Author and Hotel and Food Administration Student

Every year The College of Management and Economics proudly welcomes first year students and endeavours to help them become life-long learners through applied learning opportunities.  Many students embrace the challenges set by CME and prove themselves both academically and professionally.  As a first year Hotel and Food Administration co-op student, Lucy-Mae Von Sichartshofen Schenk personifies CME’s values and brings a lot to the table considering she published her first novel at the age of fourteen. 

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Lack Work Experience? Give Yourself a Job - Adam Machan

Adam Machan is the poster child for posters. Chances are you’ve seen his work on bulletin boards around campus. As the founder of Adhelp, a U of G organization that offers free graphic design services, he has designed posters and logos for various student groups.

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Kristin Hohenadel - Taking Baby Steps

When Kristin Hohenadel takes photos of newborn babies, she doesn’t dress them up in costumes or put them in flowerpots, like some photographers do. “I try to dial down the cheesy factor and put a more modern spin on it,” says Hohenadel, a fourth-year psychology student.

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