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Ted McKechnie speaking to students

Interdisciplinary business course hears from leader in Food Industry

Ted McKechnie, a well-recognized thought leader in the Canadian food industry, was at the University of Guelph this week to give a guest lecture to food science and business students as part of an interdisciplinary food product development course.

Jing Wan

New Faculty Q&A: Jing Wan

Jing Wan

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies

Jing Wan joined the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies in July 2019. Prior to joining the Lang School, she was an assistant professor of marketing at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Groningen (Netherlands).

Nicholas leaning on table with a glass of wine

Alumni Q&A: Nicholas Pearce

Nicholas Pearce (BComm ’04) has had a unique career path. Hoping to land a job in the hospitality industry, Pearce enrolled in Lang’s Hospitality and Tourism Management major (HAFA at the time). His experiences at UofG and Lang opened his eyes to the world of beverage importing and exporting, which ultimately led to starting his own business, Nicholas Pearce Wines in 2011. A premier wine focused agency serving the LCBO and all of Ontario’s top hotels, restaurants and wine collectors, Pearce has grown his company to become a powerhouse for the discerning wine connoisseur market.

students collaborating in mac hall

Spreading business across U of G: Lang launches 6 new minors

6 new minors will help boost U of G student's competencies in business as they enter the job market.


The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics is set to launch six new minors for fall 2020 intake, available to students across the University of Guelph. The new minors will allow both business and non-business students (including those studying arts, sciences and agriculture) to add sought-after, complementary business skills to their degree.

Net Impact Guelph

Lang students lead campus sustainability group to Gold status

The Net Impact (Graduate) Chapter at the University of Guelph recently achieved Gold standing, a designation that is awarded to Net Impact’s top chapters across the world. Net Impact, which has chapters worldwide, aims to mobilize next-generation leaders to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world.

Hannah Ruuth

Student Q&A: Hannah Ruuth, Public Management

Hannah Ruuth is a third year Public Management student in Lang’s Bachelor of Commerce program. With a longtime interest in child-welfare, education, youth engagement and socioeconomics, Hannah has a passion for politics, government and public relations.

Yuanfang Lin

New Faculty Q&A: Yuanfang Lin

Yuanfang Lin

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies

Yuanfang Lin joined the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics as an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies in July 2019. Lin comes to the Lang School with a wealth of knowledge and experience in digital marketing and product innovation and management.

Brittany Lutes

Lang graduate receives national tourism research award

Last month, the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) hosted their annual chapter conference, which brings together practitioners, educators and researchers from the tourism industry. At the conference, the TTRA announced the winners of two national research awards for undergraduate and graduate researchers.

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