The Lang’s School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management (HFTM) announced a $50,000 gift from the estate of Louise Bedell, the late wife of the hospitality school’s founding director George Bedell. The money will support the HFTM 50th Legacy Campaign.
The University of Guelph is launching a new scholarship next Fall with support from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation Canada.
The new ICSC Foundation Canada Scholarship is designed to support the ICSC Foundation’s mission of creating the next generation of leaders in the retail real estate industry. The annual scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to a Bachelor of Commerce student registered in the Real Estate major.
Two Lang researchers are among eleven University of Guelph research projects that will receive nearly $600,000 in federal funding.
The funding comes from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Development Insight Grants program aimed at supporting long-term research initiatives that address complex issues involving people and societies.
Construction is officially under way for Lang Plaza, a new outdoor meeting space for students in front of Macdonald Hall. With plenty of green space and outdoor seating, the area will revitalize the front entrance of the business building, enhance accessibility, and provide a natural place for students to gather and connect once they are able to return to campus.
The roughly 3,360-square-metre plaza will include patio tables, benches, a remote-controlled firepit and a water fountain named after Julia Christensen Hughes, former dean of the Lang School.
The Lang School has been recognized as one of the top Canadian business schools to offer human resource management studies, according to a recent ranking by Your Workplace magazine.
The ranking lists the Lang School as one of four schools considered "advanced", providing a progressive HR program plus a positive work culture for staff and students. Listed alongside the Lang School are Queen's University, University of Ottawa, and the University of Toronto.
In an era of convenience, grocery shopping habits are changing among the Millennial and Gen Z shoppers. Consumer habits and trends play a large role when it comes to future grocery store experiences, as retailers compete to get the newer generations to shop at their stores.