A CME alumnus and soon-to-be graduate have been named by Gen Y Inc. as two of 11 U of G students who are changing Canada. Gavin Armstrong (BComm, 2011) and Thomas Beckett are both recognized for their community-based and international humanitarian contributions.
One weekend, nine awards. CME’s DECA U team has many reasons to be proud of their performance at the DECA U provincial competition held in Toronto last weekend. The University of Guelph sent 95 students to compete in the sold-out conference that attracted 1500 delegates.
CME is proud to host the Jeux du Commerce Central (JDC Central, JDCC) competition from January 24-26 and welcome top business students from Central and Atlantic Canada. During JDCC weekend, U of G will play host to a number of academic, debate, sport and social competitions, representing the different segments of university life.
The College of Management and Economics (CME) is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Closing date for applications is February 28, 2014. See position advertisement for more information.
In this article from the Toronto Star, CME Associate Dean and Professor Sylvain Charlebois airs doubts about what has been called the Velveeta "cheesepocalypse". According to Charlebois, if there is a shortage, it likely won't last very long. Read "Cheesepocalypse now? Velveeta confirms shortage, but skeptics remain"
Could the status of Canada's dollar affect food prices? According to Professor and Associate Dean of CME, Sylvain Charlebois, changes won't happen right away, but if the dollar continues to drop Canadians might see an increase in produce and fruit prices this summer. Read "Sinking Canadian dollar could affect grocery prices"
Tonight on the Food Network, one of our very own will be centre stage on the hit cooking program, Chopped Canada. Hotel and Food Administration alum Daniel Janetos will compete against three other Canadian chefs for his chance at $10,000. Read "U of G grad competes on Chopped Canada"
In this article from the Globe and Mail, Professor Sylvain Charlebois writes about how the food industry will be affected by low food prices. According to Charlebois, while low food prices are a welcomed by consumers, they will likely have detrimental effects on retailers and the development of the food industry. Read "The high cost of low food prices"
Professor Trent Tucker's "Introduction to Business" class had thousands of reasons to celebrate their accomplishments at the end of the Fall 2013 semester. Nine teams of first-year students grew $1 loans into more than $8,000 for the Micro-Tyco initiative, which encourages participants to make as much money as possible in one month by selling goods and services. All proceeds go towards micro-loans to support female entrepreneurs in developing countries. Recently, Professor Tucker's class was recognized as the winner in Micro-Tyco's international category.
The College of Management and Economics (CME) is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Closing date for applications is February 28, 2014. See position advertisement for more information