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Lang School announces $225,000 in new entrance scholarships

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics is excited to announce $225,000 in new entrance scholarships to support students that embody the Lang School’s vision of being a business school for a changing world, redefining leadership and business education.

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Generous donation creates bursary for UofG students from Québec

Thanks to the generosity of Lang business alumnus Daniel F. Engels, a new bursary has been created to support Québec students who choose to study at the University of Guelph.

Through a one-time donation by Daniel, the Québec Undergraduate Student Bursary will provide $4,000 in funding each year in perpetuity. Students from Québec, who are registered in a minimum of 2.0 credits from any program, are eligible.

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Accounting symposium brings together faculty from across the world

Last week, Lang’s Department of Management hosted the 4th annual Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium, a research initiative that brings together researchers and accounting faculty from across the world.

The event is an opportunity for researchers who share an interest in qualitative accounting research from diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives to come together and discuss accounting practices in a social, political, and economic context.

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U of G students compete in MLSE case competition

On November 22, the Guelph Sports Management Association (GSMA) teamed up with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) to host the first MLSE case competition at the University of Guelph.

The competition provides students the chance to compete against one another to move on to the finals in downtown Toronto, where they compete for the shot at a paid internship with MLSE.

At the U of G competition last month, six representatives from MLSE were on campus to watch and judge the competition.

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Lang students and DECA U Guelph host annual case competition

Last month, DECA U Guelph hosted the Ignite conference, their 2nd annual invitational conference and case competition open to all University of Guelph students and beyond.

The conference had over 60 attendees from the University of Guelph and other schools across Ontario.

The Ignite Conference featured a panel discussion with local entrepreneurs, workshops from DECA U Ontario and Guelph Student Investment Council (GSIC), and a case competition.

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U of G launches new awards to support gender equity initiatives by students and local business

The Lang School and U of G recognizes gender equity initiatives on campus and in the business community

Through $15,000 in awards and scholarships, the University of Guelph aims to support gender equity activities on campus and in the community. The awards are in support of the United Nation’s HeForShe initiative for men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible and united force for gender equity.

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Lang students pitch real business solutions to industry partners

Lang business students had the opportunity to pitch their creative business solutions to industry representatives last week, as part of their fourth-year capstone course.

In the course, students were placed into teams and received a business challenge submitted by one of three industry partners: Loblaw Companies Limited, General Motors Canada, and PepsiCo.

The exercise wrapped up with last week’s poster competition, where students presented their final solutions to industry representatives from their organization.

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