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Lang School celebrates inaugural Lang Scholars

The Lang School recently celebrated the inaugural recipients of the Lang Entrance Scholarships, which recognize outstanding incoming students at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The scholarships were established in 2019 as part of the transformative $21-million gift by Stu and Kim Lang to name the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. The entrance scholarships are available for incoming undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in Lang’s executive programs (MBA and MA Leadership).
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Gryphons celebrate record number of student-athlete academic award winners

The University of Guelph recently celebrated a record number of student-athlete academic award winners from the 2019-2020 season, with 1-in-3 varsity student-athletes achieving 80% or higher during the season.
The Lang School is proud to recognize that 40 Lang Business varsity student-athletes were among this year’s Gryphon Student-Athlete Academic Award Winners.
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Lang professor invited to join panel for $8-million community sport relief fund

Norm O’Reilly, professor at the Lang School and director of the International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership, was named by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart) as a member of their community sport relief panel to help allocate $8-million to support Canadian not-for-profit sport organizations during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Lang students raise $5,677 for CIBC Run for the Cure

JDCC Lang, a Lang-affiliated student organization, earned the title of Guelph's Top School Fundraiser in the 2020 CIBC Run for the Cure Campaign after raising a total of $5,677.

The funds raised more than doubled their original goal of $2,500 and is a record for the student association.

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New scholarship supports BIPOC Commerce students

A new scholarship supported by a U of G alumnus aims to boost opportunities available for Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) students at the Lang School.

Jide Atilola (BComm ’08), a Guelph real estate professional, launched the annual Atilola Real Estate Scholarship in Business last year, specifically for a BIPOC student enrolled in Lang’s Bachelor of Commerce program.

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