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UofG grad creates scholarship for sport and event management major

For Patrick Cook, development manager at the Lang School, sport was more than just an activity on a field or track. It was an opportunity to develop skills and values important to personal and professional growth.


During his undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph, Patrick Cook was a varsity athlete with the Guelph Gryphons cross-country team and track and field team. For Patrick, sports played a larger role in his life by helping him develop and learn valuable skills relevant to the business world.

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Incoming Lang grad student receives prestigious OMAFRA HQP Scholarship

Emily Robinson, a recent graduate from Lang's BComm program and an incoming MSc student in Lang’s School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, recently received funding through the OMAFRA Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship program for her research on single-use plastics in the restaurant industry.

The OMAFRA – U of G Partnership funds the HQP Scholarship program, which aims to support the development of highly skilled graduates who can meet the changing demands of the agri-food and rural sector.

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