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Retirement Announcement: Joan Flaherty

After 34 extraordinary years in academia, associate professor Joan Flaherty has announced her retirement at the end of this year. In her 23 years as a full-time faculty member in the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the Lang School, Joan has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs, most notably, Hospitality and Tourism Business Communications and Management.
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$12,500 in scholarships to support student gender equity initiatives

Applications are now open for the annual HeForShe gender equity scholarships, which total $12,500 across three student-based scholarships. The scholarships are in support of the United Nations’ HeForShe initiative and are funded by the Angel Gabriel Foundation and the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics.

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Support small businesses and UofG entrepreneurs this holiday season

With the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 has had on retail and small businesses, the Lang School has curated a list of local small businesses by entrepreneurs within the Lang community.

If you are looking to support small businesses this holiday season, these entrepreneurs and businesses from the Lang and U of G Wood Centre community may have the next gift idea for you!


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Co-op in unique places: Nathan Muir-Cressman, Lang BComm

Adding a co-operative education term (co-op) to your degree can be a career-defining decision. That's why all majors within the Lang School's Bachelor of Commerce program features a co-op option. Co-op employers include a range of organizations, from local businesses and nonprofits to large national and international corporations. That means Lang students not only have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, but they have the chance to work in several unique places across Canada and the world.

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