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DECA dominance: Lang students win multiple medals at international competition

Lang Commerce students have captured 17 awards, including two 1st place finishes, at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida on April 13th. The business students competed against approximately 1,400 DECA members at the global competition.

This adds to Lang’s impressive performance at the DECA-U Ontario competition in January, where the School took home 10 awards. In 2019, Lang business students have captured a total of 27 DECA-U awards.

Special recognition goes to;

students receiving an award

Lang grad student among winners at entrepreneur pitch competition

The John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise hosted their Hub Start Up Showcase this week, an event where entrepreneurs from the program’s Hub Incubator Startups compete in a pitch competition to win cash for their businesses.

Three awards were up for grabs this semester, including the Gryphons Helping Gryphons Award, the Warren & Deborah Jestin Impact Award, and the People’s Choice Award.

Sahad Kassam

Lang Business Student & Alumni Named OHI's Top 30 Under 30

The Top 30 Under 30 is an annual recognition program from the Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) that celebrates the hospitality and foodservice industry's top 30 young professionals in all sectors.  This high profile recognition program celebrates and recognizes future leaders of the hospitality and foodservice industry who are and will make a difference!

The School is proud to announce our Rising Stars of the Top 30 under 30 below.  

Congratulations to:

GSIC students

First-year students compete in stock pitch competition

The Guelph Student Investment Council (GSIC) hosted their second annual Battle of the PA event on Thursday, March 28th, a stock-pitch competition featuring first-year GSIC analysts.

The competition included all ten first-year analysts, who created and pitched their very first stock pitches. The first-year analysts joined the team in October, with a few months to gain as much knowledge and information as possible before their big pitch.

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