On February 2, 2012, CME's 2011/12 Dean's Honour Scholarship recipients were recognized at a luncheon. To receive this $1000 scholarship, students must meet the primary academic criteria of placement on the Deans' Honours List for two consecutive semesters, excluding semesters 7 and 8. The top 24 students are then awarded.
Department of Business Prof. Sean Lyons first became interested in inter-generational differences and their impact on workplace dynamics as a grad student. He realized that people are a product of the generation into which they were born and their career decisions are based on the unique opportunities available to them at that time and place in history.
How does naming a sports team after a geographic region affect support for a team's brand? And what happens when that team no longer plays in the area it was named after? Prof. Tim Dewhirst explores this issue in his article in today's Globe and Mail.
Peter Oliver, one of Toronto’s most successful owner-operators of upscale restaurants, has been named executive-in-residence at the University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) for the winter semester. Oliver will share his experiences with students Feb. 7-8. Read more on this story in the Guelph Mercury
Department of Economics and Finance Professor Evie Adomait and Department of Business Professor Elliott Currie are both speakers at this year's TEDxGuelphU conference on February 12, 2012 at the Science Complex Atrium.
Some of Canada’s most successful professionals are coming to the University of Guelph to inspire students on Thursday, February 9th, 2012 in Rozanski Hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for GuelphU-INSPIRE. Guest speakers for GuelphU-INSPIRE include Alex Rechichi (President & Co-founder of Extreme Brands) and Rita DeMontis (award-winning Lifestyle & Food writer and editor).
Peter Oliver, one of Toronto’s most successful owner-operators of upscale restaurants, has been named executive-in-residence at the University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) for the winter semester. Oliver will share his experiences with students Feb. 7-8.
Congratulations to CME Dean Julia Christensen Hughes who will be the recipient of the Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) 2012 Gold Award in the Educator Category. Dean Christensen Hughes will be celebrated and presented with this Award at the 22nd annual gala Gold Awards Dinner that will be held on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012.
CME HR students competed at the OBC (the Ryerson Organizational Behaviour case competition) on the weekend and came in second place. Comprised of Erin Campbell, Cristina Ricciardi, Brittney Hoving, and Andrea Cormack, the Guelph team came in second out of seven teams behind Concordia with McMaster in third place.
Congratulations to the team and their coach Dr. Agnes Zdaniuk, Department of Business.
CME student and President of the HRMSA Conner MacLeod will be one of the panelists tomorrow for Live Chat Thursday - Bridging the gap: Getting the most out of Gen Y for the Financial Post. The discussion will centre around the question: How can the Baby Boomers and Gen Xers who make up today’s middle and upper management get the most out of their young staff and inspire the new generation to take their organizations to the top?