Rachel Vriezen, a second-year student majoring in international development and economics and Gracen Johnson, a fourth-year international development student, were each awarded a $25,000 scholarship to participate in The Next 36.
A paper by Jane Londerville, an associate professor and interim chair of Marketing and Consumer Studies, released by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy in November, was quoted in a recent article by the Globe and Mail concerning Genworth taking back its share of the mortgage market.
The last thing Prof. Sylvain Charlebois wants to do is keep his research a secret. “As a researcher, I feel it is part of my duty to convey some of the knowledge we create to the wider public. We are part of a publicly-funded institution, so we have a responsibility to the public. Yes, it is challenging for any academic to translate for this audience, but it is also exciting.”
HTM Co-op and mentorship partner Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants will be changing the face of retail and foodservice in Canada through an exciting new partnership with The Bay and Compass Group Canada.
The Bay will transform 24 of its restaurants across Canada into a fresh new destination for food-lovers, while offering quality and convenience to diners and shoppers.
Gavin Armstrong, a fourth-year commerce student, has won the 2011 President William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership Award. He is the first Canadian to receive the international honour that recognizes the former U.S. president's commitment to humanitarian causes, especially eradicating hunger. Read the full article.
Professor Joe Barth, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, addressed 80 members of the Canadian Society of Club Managers at McMaster University on January 30th. He presented his new revenue management statistic that can be used to optimize fine wine sales and inventory productivity.
Julia Christensen Hughes, Dean College of Management and Economics spoke at the Ontario Association of Cemetery and Funeral Professionals (OACFP) 97th Annual Education Conference in October 2010. She is quoted in the article, "Driving on the Road to Discovery", in the journal Network: Canadian Cemetery Management (Issue, January 2011).
U of G graduate (B.A. and M.A. Economics) Sean Reynolds will take the position of VP, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Northwestern University this spring.
Prior to his appointment, Reynolds spent 15+ years in progressively responsible IT roles at U of G. His career has spanned from a student consultant on the Help Desk, through providing IT support at the department and faculty level, to increased management responsibility for a wide range of central IT functions.
Reynolds is currently the CIO at Queens University.
Last weekend, the College of Management and Economics sent two Accounting teams to compete at the University of Ottawa’s Accounting Case Competition. The managerial accounting team won first place while the financial accounting team placed fourth. Congratulations to both teams!
Managerial accounting team: Matthew Young, Kevin McLeod, Ahined Rizk
Financial accounting team: Jathu Vasantharajah, Julian Underdown, Nitin Moudgill
Celebrate International Woman's Day at a buffet breakfast with the Zonta Club of Guelph & area. The breakfast will feature keynote speaker Dr. Julia Christensen Hughes, Dean of the College of Management and Economics who will be discussing Advancing the Status of Women in Business and Academe: "A Report Card- How we are doing?"
Tickets for the March 10th event are available at 519-822-2710