Two U of G commerce alumni who started a business while students at the University of Guelph received the Small Business of the Year Award at the Guelph Awards of Excellence last week. Intrigue Media founders Paul Demarco and Rob Murray launched their digital advertising and marketing firm to gain practical business experience during their degree.
In a soon-to-be-published report on food traceability done by the University of Guelph and the Global Food Traceability Center in Washington, D.C., Canada and U.S. food tracking systems are ranked well behind those of many European countries.
Two University of Guelph students recently received first place, $5000 and high praise from a panel of judges at York Region's Make Rental Happen Challenge. Brothers Daniel and Kyle Foch beat out rental housing proposals from post-secondary students across Canada and Yale University in the United States. Their proposal included building street level retail space for artists with affordable housing above.
Many Conversat attendees had a ball at the College of Business and Economics' Speakeasy celebration at Conversat, and we now have the photos to prove it. If you had your picture taken in our 1920's photo booth on June 21, you can now view the photo slideshow.
In this article from the Brantford Expositor, Professor and Executive Director of the Ontario Hazelnut Association, Elliott Currie, comments on the future of the province's hazelnut industry. According to the article, the industry has the potential for continued growth, especially with the interest Brantford's Ferrero Rocher plant has in using local hazelnuts.
In this article from the Guelph Mercury, Professor Sean Lyons is interviewed about his latest study on how the career expectations of millennials differ from those of the two preceding generations. According to Lyons, millennials change jobs more often and have high expectations for advancement and growth.
The Guelph Mercury unveiled its annual list of outstanding citizens under the age of 40 this week and Guelph’s business school couldn’t be more proud. Three of our alumni and one future commerce student have been named among Guelph’s Top 40 Under 40.
According to Professor Sean Lyons, young people need to start changing their employment goals. Lyons is the lead author of the study “Launching a Career: Inter-Generational Differences in the Early Career Stage” which was recently published in the book Generational Diversity at Work.
CSA Group, an independent, not-for-profit member-based association dedicated to advancing safety, sustainability and social good, is honouring Professor Emerita Anne Wilcock with an Award of Merit.