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Madeline DeCorso

CBESA president Madeline DeCorso looks forward to 2016-2017 academic year

Leadership and Organizational Management student Madeline DeCorso has worked to make the most of her three years at the University of Guelph. During her time as a student, she has not only demonstrated a commitment to her academic pursuits, but also to student leadership through extra-curricular activities and athletics as a member of the Gryphon golf team.


New mock retail space explores food purchasing behaviour

Thanks to a major gift from Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc., the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph will launch a mock retail space, allowing researchers to explore consumers’ food purchasing, consumption and reaction to food advertising.

CBaSE transforms students into business consultants in MGMT*4050

The Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) has lined up an exciting group of clients for the Fall 2016 offering of MGMT*4050, during which senior undergraduate students from across the University of Guelph will gain valuable skills by transforming into business consultants. The clients represent a range of industries including real estate, the arts and community services. Students will focus on a specific project requested by the client, such as a marketing plan, strategic plan or annual report.

New program engages senior undergraduate students in food security solutions

Senior business students looking to apply their skills to an actionable project have a new course option this September. ICON, an innovative learning opportunity developed by professors Shoshanah Jacobs and Dan Gillis, will unite senior undergraduate students from multiple disciplines to brainstorm and develop food security solutions, in partnership with the Feeding 9 Billion project. It will be an experiential learning opportunity that focuses on some of the most pressing issues affecting the global community.

College of Business and Economics units relocating to Macdonald Hall

The College of Business and Economics will start moving to Macdonald Hall on Friday, July 15. Please take note of the following schedule. Due to the possibility of unforeseen delays, this schedule might be subject to change. The move is currently scheduled to be completed by August 2.

Tentative relocation schedule

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