March 25th - Paulette Padanyi, MCS faculty highlighted in the Guelph Mercury for her study Report on Food Provision in Ontario Hospitals and Long-Term Care Services: The Challenges and Opportunities of Incorporating Local Food. "Setting out to find ways to incorporate local food into hospitals and long-term care facilities was a noble pursuit for University of Guelph researcher Paulette Padanyi and her team"...
March 19th 2013 - A team of two students from U of G have been selected among the finalists (top 10) from about 200 teams/individuals who participated in the annual competition Canada's Next Top Ad Exec. This competition is fast turning into a major competition in business schools in Canada - students from different schools across Canada compete for some really great prizes (this year the top prize is a Chevy Cruze for each of the members of the winning team and there are over $30,000 in prizes plus valuable internships for the top groups).
March 13th 2013 - Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Marketing and Consumer Studies 14th Annual Awards Ceremony to honour our outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate students.
AWARD RECIPIENTS Undergraduate Students
Michelle Bergsma - MCS Outstanding Scholarship
Michelle Bergsma - MCS Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
Feb. 22nd 2013 - Andrew Oosterhuis, Brand Manager for Budweiser and BComm Alumni featured in The Globe and Mail. "This was a very interesting activation and I am extremely proud of our collective achievement." For full article from the Globe and Mail.
February 13th - The Estonian Studies Centre has a research bursary award competition now open. The deadline for submission is April 1st 2013. For more information see the attachement below, or contact Dr Brent McKenzie, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies -
February 6th - The University of Guelph’s Real Estate and Housing (REH) program has taken another step in its commitment to stay relevant to the real estate industry of today and tomorrow by establishing an advisory board comprised of industry leaders.
“Creating the Real Estate Program Advisory Board (REPAB) is another distinctive element of the REH program and shows our commitment to assist students to build careers as leaders in the real estate industry,” says Jane Londerville, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor for the program.
- January 22nd 2013;
The Estonian Studies Centre is pleased to announce the following:
Professor Brent McKenzie of the University of Guelph, MCS dept. has been named as the first Academic Research Fellow at the Estonian Studies Centre
December 19th 2012 - Professor Sunghwan Yi
Prof offers tips to avoid excessive shopping.
Oops, you did it again. You bought a few things you didn’t really need at that blowout sale and spent more than you’d planned. No big deal, but for many people shopping beyond their means is a habit that turns into a chronic problem – one that may leave them unable to pay their rent, utility bills or worse.
The complete article at Guelph.
Nov. 20th - Sunghwan Yi, a marketing and consumer studies professor, is quoted in the Financial Post today in an article about overspending. Trained in consumer psychology and social cognition, Yi studies excessive buying behaviour and gambling. He has published research on how guilt-proneness sometimes serves as a buffer against compulsive buying. Full article available in the Financial Post.
Teaching Innovation: Panel of experts will evaluate best entrepreneurial venture By Teresa Pitman Tuesday, November 20, 2012
At Guelph presents this story as part of a series that highlights University of Guelph leadership in teaching excellence and the scholarship of learning.
You’ve seen Dragon’s Den on TV: people pitch their products then brace themselves for the often-scathing comments from the judges. But they keep their fingers crossed that their concepts will find favour with at least one of the investors who host the show.