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Students at Crack The Case

U of G business students compete for cash prizes at annual accounting case competition

The Accounting Society of Guelph (ASG) hosted their annual Crack the Case competition earlier this month, welcoming over 45 U of G business students to compete for cash prizes.

The annual competition features both a junior and senior accounting case competition, available for all U of G business students, that aims to create a competitive environment that requires teams to compete and perform under pressure. Teams are required to apply the accounting theories learned in class to real life situations.

Dan Lauer from MLSE

U of G students host several sport business industry leaders at second annual networking night

Last month, University of Guelph students had the chance to learn more about the sports business industry and network with several professionals in the industry at the second annual networking event, Networking Night: a career in sports business.

The event was hosted by the Guelph Sports Management Association and offered the chance for all students with an interest in the sports industry to attend and network with industry professionals.

Student leading workshop

U of G business students help spread the word about gender equality on campus

Over the month of February, University of Guelph Bachelor of Commerce students will be running workshops that will spark conversation around gender equity, equality and stereotypes on campus and beyond.

Led by students from assistant professor Kathleen Rodenburg’s leadership class, the workshops aim to support the UN’s HeForShe gender solidarity campaign. The students will be visiting various groups of students on campus, including engineering, business and the Gryphons Football team, to discuss how they can help break gender stereotypes and improve gender equality.

U of G CBE Dean's Scholarship recipients

U of G business students recognized at Dean’s Scholarship luncheon

On February 7, the University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics recognized the college’s top academic students at the annual Dean’s Scholarship luncheon.

The Dean’s Scholarship, which recognizes the top academic students from across the College, was awarded to 26 undergraduate business students. Award recipients were invited to the Dean’s Scholarship Luncheon to recognize and celebrate their accomplishments.

U of G faculty member co-chairs national sustainable tourism conference

University of Guelph business professor Marion Joppe was in Victoria, BC last month as a co-chair for the 2019 IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism conference.

The second annual conference was a collaborative national dialogue that focused on the tourism industry and its impact on Canada’s economic, social, environmental and cultural fabric, and on its contribution to Canada’s sustainable future.

CBE Faculty panel

CBE faculty showcase research diversity at Research Colloquium

Faculty and graduate students from across the College of Business and Economics came together yesterday for the third instalment of the CBE Research Colloquium series, featuring a panel discussion on what research with impact – a strategic pillar of the College - means for researchers.

College of Business and Economics faculty receive funding through SSHRC Insight Development Grants

The College of Business and Economics is proud to announce that three of its faculty members have been granted SSHRC Insight Development Grants.

Congratulations to professors Kurt Annen (Department of Economics and Finance), Louise Grogan (Department of Economics and Finance) and Philippe Lassou (Department of Management), who have been collectively awarded with more than $148,000 to support their research projects.

Dean Julia Christensen Hughes with Bill Morneau⁩ and Evan Fraser ⁦in Davos⁩.

Dean Christensen Hughes returns from World Economic Forum

The University of Guelph had a presence again this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, including College of Business and Economics (CBE) dean Julia Christensen Hughes.

Last year, dean Christensen Hughes attended the forum and took part in the Global 100 Executive Roundtable on sustainable capitalism. This year, she echoed a similar message for sustainable business education on the world stage, specifically on the use of corporate bonds and the transition to a green economic.

Big data marketing analytics centre to launch at U of G

The University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics set to launch the university’s first research centre focused solely on marketing analytics and consumer-driven “big data.”

Housed in the college’s Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, the newly launched Marketing Analytics Centre will act as a “think-tank” for industry and academics to collaborate on leading-edge consumer-based research.

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