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Jan 22: CME students, alumnus making headlines

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.

Jan. 21: DECA U Guelph brings home nine awards from provincial competition

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.

Jan. 20: CME hosts JDC Central January 24-26

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.

Jan. 6: Low food prices might be celebrated by consumers, but are detrimental to food retailers, writes Prof. Sylvain Charlebois

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"

Jan. 3: Introduction to Business class ends 2013 with more than $8,000 raised for charity

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.

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