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Insurance Management students land exciting roles Hugh Wood Canada

Insurance Management students land exciting roles Hugh Wood Canada

Thu, June 10, 2021

Insurance Management students Sierra Taylor and Sang-Ki Gong recently landed roles at Hugh Wood Canada as Technical Assistants supporting senior brokers with their respected portfolios of business.

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One Hundred and Nine Students Tune Into WIL Hosted Event with a CEO and Business Coach

One Hundred and Nine Students Tune Into WIL Hosted Event with a CEO and Business Coach

Wed, June 09, 2021

On May 26th, the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) centre hosted Tammy Defoe as a guest speaker with one hundred and nine students in attendance.

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Fashion Students Well-Suited to Consult on a UK Tailoring Brand

Fashion Students Well-Suited to Consult on a UK Tailoring Brand

Wed, June 09, 2021

Humber students in the Fashion Management program and degree program worked alongside students from Nottingham Trent University in the Fashion Communications program.

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New WIL Partnership in an Evolving Virtual Landscape: Urban Expeditions

New WIL Partnership in an Evolving Virtual Landscape: Urban Expeditions

Wed, June 09, 2021

In a year of great uncertainty in the Hospitality and Tourism industry, the WIL team engaged in a new partnership with Peter Odle, Founder of the rapidly evolving company Urban Expeditions.

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Human Resources Management Alumni Turns Internship Into A Full-Time Position

Human Resources Management Alumni Turns Internship Into A Full-Time Position

Mon, June 07, 2021

Alexandra Stuckless applied to the Ontario Internship Program (OIP) in her last semester in the BComm in Human Resources Management. 

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Hospitality – Hotel & Restaurant Operations Management Students Solve Industry Challenges

Hospitality – Hotel & Restaurant Operations Management Students Solve Industry Challenges

Mon, June 07, 2021

As the hospitality industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors during the pandemic, operators have had to pivot to address challenges in the new era.

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From London (LL.B.) to Entry to Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.M.)

From London (LL.B.) to Entry to Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.M.)

Fri, June 04, 2021

Julia Passeri, a 2018 graduate of the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies degree program attained an outstanding Program GPA of 85.6 percent.

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Principles, cofounded by Fundraising Management Alumni Wins OVATION award

Principles, cofounded by Fundraising Management Alumni Wins OVATION award

Fri, June 04, 2021

Humber alumni Zach Zimmel started the firm Principles (withprinciples.com) 2 years ago.

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Team NEMOS Wins the Sport Management Advanced Diploma Inaugural Sport Business Case Competition

Team NEMOS Wins the Sport Management Advanced Diploma Inaugural Sport Business Case Competition

Fri, June 04, 2021

The Sport Management Advanced Diploma program completed its first-ever sport business case competition as part of the SPRT 352 Sport Research Capstone Project for all third-year students.

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Tourism Professors Lead New Sustainable Tourism Future Course

Tourism Professors Lead New Sustainable Tourism Future Course

Fri, May 21, 2021

Professors Dr. Ryan Snider and Dr. Culum Canally are leading a team of sustainable tourism experts to develop a course preparing students to make contributions to regenerate the distressed industry.

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Cosmetic Management Alumna Interviews Beauty Industry Veteran for Valuable Career Insights

Cosmetic Management Alumna Interviews Beauty Industry Veteran for Valuable Career Insights

Wed, May 19, 2021

Cosmetic Management graduate Leslie Cuevas Torres had an opportunity to interview cosmetic forerunner Victor Casaleand and ask questions about his career, industry trends, and advice for students.

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Delicious and Tangible Things Happen When Pastry Arts and Technology Meet

Delicious and Tangible Things Happen When Pastry Arts and Technology Meet

Tue, May 18, 2021

A 'Dragon's Den' type experience was pulled together for pastry chef students that involved the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Media Arts Photography experts, and Digital Business Management students.

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Cosmetic Management Graduates Share Their Success Stories

Cosmetic Management Graduates Share Their Success Stories

Tue, May 18, 2021

Learn how the Cosmetic Management program has shaped the lives of our graduates in establishing successful careers as entrepreneurs, product development managers, estheticians and makeup artists.

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Culinary Management Student Wins Canadian Hospitality Foundation Scholarship

Culinary Management Student Wins Canadian Hospitality Foundation Scholarship

Mon, May 17, 2021

Congratulations to Culinary Management student Angelique Ricketts for winning the 2021 Toronto Garlic Festival BIPOC Culinary $1,000 Scholarship.

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BComm-Accounting Capstone Project Producing Winning Team

BComm-Accounting Capstone Project Producing Winning Team

Mon, May 17, 2021

On April 12th and 15th, the Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting degree graduating class presented their Capstone Projects to external reviewers.

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Meet the Winners of the Dermalogica Canada FITE Grant

Meet the Winners of the Dermalogica Canada FITE Grant

Mon, May 17, 2021

Dermalogica Canada is proud to launch its first grant with Cosmetic Management graduates, awarding entrepreneurs with an investment of $6,000 to help them successfully open their business.

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An Opportunity for Students to be Innovative and Collaborate Internationally

An Opportunity for Students to be Innovative and Collaborate Internationally

Mon, May 10, 2021

There is no doubt the pandemic has disrupted everyday life, yet it has also provided an opportunity for innovation.

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Recruitment Specialist, Business Owner and Proud Alumna Shares Her Success Story

Recruitment Specialist, Business Owner and Proud Alumna Shares Her Success Story

Tue, May 04, 2021

Business Administration graduate Amanda Simoes credits her current career and the ability to pursue her small business to the education, support, and guidance she received at Humber.

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Grads Give Back: Episode 6 - Serean Bechara

Grads Give Back: Episode 6 - Serean Bechara

Tue, May 04, 2021

Listen to our podcast to hear Serean Bechara's journey from Humber alumna to social media and digital marketing maven at one of Canada’s leading, full-service, hotel management companies.

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Students Gain Experiential Learning in Global Retail Operations Course

Students Gain Experiential Learning in Global Retail Operations Course

Thu, April 22, 2021

Fourth-semester Fashion Arts & Business diploma program students in the Global Retail Operations course have collaborated with Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre to create a real-world project.

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New Scholarship for Diversity in Fundraising Management

New Scholarship for Diversity in Fundraising Management

Mon, April 12, 2021

The Fundraising Management graduate certificate program recently underwent a significant curriculum change.

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Marketing Students Place First in Safe Roads Competition

Marketing Students Place First in Safe Roads Competition

Mon, April 12, 2021

Two groups of semester eight Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing degree students won first place in each competing room at the 2021 Safe Roads Competition.

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Financial Planning Students Win CIFP National Case Competition Championship

Financial Planning Students Win CIFP National Case Competition Championship

Mon, April 05, 2021

Every year, the CFIP hosts a Case Competition Team Challenge event inviting all post-secondary institutions across Canada that teach Financial Planning to compete in teams of three.

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Insurance Management Student Hired as Underwriter

Insurance Management Student Hired as Underwriter

Fri, April 02, 2021

Insurance Management program (IMPG) student Sarah Dias was recently hired full-time as an underwriter within Wawanesa’s Personal Lines Underwriting Team.

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Accounting Students Place First and Second at Humber-Seneca Case Competition

Accounting Students Place First and Second at Humber-Seneca Case Competition

Thu, April 01, 2021

On March 27th, four teams from Humber and Seneca participated in a friendly case competition focused on accounting and finance.

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Business Faculty Participates in "WE ARE Global Citizens" Week

Business Faculty Participates in "WE ARE Global Citizens" Week

Tue, March 30, 2021

The Faculty of Business received an extended invitation on behalf of global partner Fontys Academy for Creative Industries to join their virtual “WE ARE Global Citizens” week from March 15th - 19th.

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Grads Give Back: Episode 5 - Natasha Persad

Grads Give Back: Episode 5 - Natasha Persad

Mon, March 29, 2021

We spoke with Natasha Persad, Director of Partner Marketing at Vena Solutions who works with business partners to inspire the way people and businesses grow using Vena’s complete planning platform.

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Launch Me 2021 Competition Winners Announced

Launch Me 2021 Competition Winners Announced

Thu, March 25, 2021

The Launch Me Competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the opportunity to develop and pitch their business ideas to potentially win a portion of $25,000 in funding to support their startup.

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Event Management Programs Dominate at the MPI Awards Gala

Event Management Programs Dominate at the MPI Awards Gala

Wed, March 24, 2021

Event Management student, graduate and Program Advisory Council (PAC) Member all took the top prizes at the 2021 Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Awards Gala in March.

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Paralegal Students Excel at 2021 Osgoode Cup

Paralegal Students Excel at 2021 Osgoode Cup

Tue, March 09, 2021

Students from the Bachelor of Paralegal Studies degree program participated in the 2021 Osgoode Cup National Undergraduate Mooting Competition from March 5th - 8th, 2021.

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Business Students Celebrate their Successes at Operations Meeting

Business Students Celebrate their Successes at Operations Meeting

Tue, March 02, 2021

Four groups of students were invited to the Faculty of Business Operations meeting to share what they've accomplished throughout the year.

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Fashion Students Bring Style to Tourism

Fashion Students Bring Style to Tourism

Tue, March 02, 2021

Tourism – Travel Services Management students enjoyed an engaging presentation on styling tips conducted by the Fashion Squad.

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Meet the 2021 Faculty of Business Special Awards Winners

Meet the 2021 Faculty of Business Special Awards Winners

Wed, February 24, 2021

Learn more about our 2021 student winners and how the Faculty of Business Special Awards will make an impact on their lives.

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Event Management Grad Secures Job Post-Graduation

Event Management Grad Secures Job Post-Graduation

Tue, February 23, 2021

Hospitality - Event Management alumna Adriana Araujo was hired at Debut Group, a global business events and communications agency.

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Alumna Credits Career Success to Her Humber Education

Alumna Credits Career Success to Her Humber Education

Tue, February 23, 2021

Hospitality - Event Management alumna Kennishia Duffus landed a role as the Event Manager at The Ontario Business Improvement Area Association.

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Culinary Management Grad Opens a New Take Out Spot

Culinary Management Grad Opens a New Take Out Spot

Fri, February 19, 2021

Culinary Management alumnus Raymond Costain recently opened a restaurant in south Etobicoke after years of the successful operation of his food truck.

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Fashion Grad Begins Business Venture Supporting Local Products

Fashion Grad Begins Business Venture Supporting Local Products

Wed, February 03, 2021

Fashion Arts and Business alumna, Angela Polito recently started a new one-stop-shop business for local products one gift box at a time.

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Business Insights and Analytics Program Sees Rapid Growth in Enrolment

Business Insights and Analytics Program Sees Rapid Growth in Enrolment

Tue, February 02, 2021

Humber’s Business Insights and Analytics program provides students with practical, in-demand skills in business and is growing in demand.

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Grads Give Back: Episode 4 - Cesar Gomez

Grads Give Back: Episode 4 - Cesar Gomez

Tue, February 02, 2021

We spoke to Cesar Gomez, Manager of Ontario Business Resources at the CFIB and Business Marketing program grad about the skills he gained at Humber.

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Financial Specialist, Entrepreneur and Proud Alumna Shares Her Career Success Story

Financial Specialist, Entrepreneur and Proud Alumna Shares Her Career Success Story

Tue, February 02, 2021

Business Administration graduate Komal Sidhu credits her current career success to the education, support, and guidance she received at Humber.

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International Development Alumna Bridges the Gap Between her Passion and Career

International Development Alumna Bridges the Gap Between her Passion and Career

Wed, January 27, 2021

From a young age, Clarisse Estebar has always felt strongly about environmental and social issues and spent time volunteering to help her community.

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Faculty of Business Double Grad Excels in Industry

Faculty of Business Double Grad Excels in Industry

Wed, January 27, 2021

Jade Moore is a double graduate, combining her undergraduate in International Development with a graduate certificate in Fundraising Management.

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Digital Business Management Alumna Completes International MBA

Digital Business Management Alumna Completes International MBA

Mon, January 25, 2021

Congratulations to Lucia Paez on completing her International MBA, Business Administration and Management at Schulich School of Business.

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FB and FMCA Join in Cross-Faculty Collaboration to Create Smart Purse

FB and FMCA Join in Cross-Faculty Collaboration to Create Smart Purse

Mon, January 18, 2021

Three Fashion Management students along with three Web Design and Interactive Media students teamed up to work on a wearable smart purse last fall.

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Business Administration Grad Shares His Humber Journey to Career Success

Business Administration Grad Shares His Humber Journey to Career Success

Tue, January 05, 2021

Now working in the finance field, Business Administration alumnus Camilo Abuabara speaks about his career success and how choosing an education at Humber helped ignite his passion for business.

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Business Alumnus Supports His Community as Quality Assurance Specialist During Pandemic

Business Alumnus Supports His Community as Quality Assurance Specialist During Pandemic

Tue, January 05, 2021

Business Administration alumnus, Tyrone Hall-Luckman shares the story of his academic journey at Humber and how it helped him lay the foundation to step into a role as a Quality Assurance Specialist.

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How Humber Prepared Me for the Real World

How Humber Prepared Me for the Real World

Tue, January 05, 2021

Business Administration graduate Samantha Ruberto credits the program's extensive curriculum and her professors for their encouragement on her journey and career success as an HR Generalist.

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Fashion Students Visit The MET Gala Exhibit

Fashion Students Visit The MET Gala Exhibit

Tue, January 05, 2021

As part of the Visual Merchandising class, Humber Fashion postgraduate and diploma students virtually visited The MET and their gala exhibit About Time: Fashion and Duration.

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Business Chef Places First in Global Competition with Plant-Based Dish

Business Chef Places First in Global Competition with Plant-Based Dish

Mon, January 04, 2021

Culinary Professor and Chef, Shonah Chalmers was recently announced the winner for her vegan dish at the Walnuts@Work competition held live on December 29th, 2020.

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Business Students Compete in Inaugural Online Marketing Competition

Business Students Compete in Inaugural Online Marketing Competition

Mon, January 04, 2021

Humber hosted its first-ever online Humber College Marketing Competition (HCMC) after the difficult decision was made to cancel the annual province-wide Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC).

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The International Students Behind Humber Cricket Team's Achievements

The International Students Behind Humber Cricket Team's Achievements

Wed, December 23, 2020

For many students at Humber, cricket is their sport of choice, and many of Humber’s cricket players are international students.

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CIFST Provides Scholarship Awards to DIY Baking Kit Project Winners

CIFST Provides Scholarship Awards to DIY Baking Kit Project Winners

Mon, December 21, 2020

As an opportunity for experiential learning, Advanced Chocolate and Confectionary Artistry students participated in a socially distanced culminating assignment created by Chef Kenneth Ku.

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Business Administration Student Launches Successful YouTube Channel

Business Administration Student Launches Successful YouTube Channel

Mon, December 21, 2020

During a virtual Finance class, Business Administration advanced diploma student Tapan Patel spoke to classmates about his new Youtube channel that was recently monetized with over 2,000 subscribers.

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Business Administration Alumna Secures Job Post-Graduation

Business Administration Alumna Secures Job Post-Graduation

Mon, December 21, 2020

Business graduate Madelyn McCurdy recently landed an important role at Thrive Group, a non-profit organization shortly after graduating.

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Supply Chain Management Student Lands Competitive Intern Position at DHL

Supply Chain Management Student Lands Competitive Intern Position at DHL

Mon, December 07, 2020

Bachelor of Commerce - Supply Chain Management student Ali Waqedi was offered an internship position at DHL Supply Chain working for their customer Shoppers Drug Mart.

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The Value of COIL in the Faculty of Business

The Value of COIL in the Faculty of Business

Wed, December 02, 2020

COIL is gaining in popularity at Humber, and the Faculty of Business is playing an active role.

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Insurance Management Alumni Win National IIC Academic Awards

Insurance Management Alumni Win National IIC Academic Awards

Wed, December 02, 2020

IMPG alumni, Vinita Tanwar and Ritesh Mahajan, have been awarded three prestigious academic awards from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

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Faculty of Business First-Ever Virtual Career Fair is a Success

Faculty of Business First-Ever Virtual Career Fair is a Success

Tue, December 01, 2020

On November 10, the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) team endeavored to pilot the first-ever Humber College Virtual Career Fair.

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Fashion Management Student Places First in Ryerson CREA Charrette

Fashion Management Student Places First in Ryerson CREA Charrette

Tue, December 01, 2020

Six Fashion Management Postgraduate students had the opportunity to participate in the 4th annual CREA 2020 Charrette.

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Grads Give Back: Episode 3 - Calvin Nguyen

Grads Give Back: Episode 3 - Calvin Nguyen

Tue, December 01, 2020

We speak with Calvin Nguyen, an E-Commerce Coordinator for Mosaic North America who graduated from the Business Marketing program in May 2020.

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Fashion Students Learn to Survive in a Changing Fashion Industry

Fashion Students Learn to Survive in a Changing Fashion Industry

Mon, November 30, 2020

The third-semester Fashion Arts & Business students hosted an event on November 24th called the Mode Art Poster Exhibit.

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Fundraising Management Students and Graduates Remain in Demand

Fundraising Management Students and Graduates Remain in Demand

Wed, November 25, 2020

The Fundraising Management program continues to prove to be a valuable skill set charitable organizations are pursuing.

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Building Digital Capacity: Fall 2020 Webinar Recordings

Building Digital Capacity: Fall 2020 Webinar Recordings

Wed, November 18, 2020

The Fall 2020 experiential learning project; Building Digital Capacity, aims at connecting current Humber students with alumni and industry experts.

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Fashion Management Alumna Reveals Her Collection at Fashion Art Toronto

Fashion Management Alumna Reveals Her Collection at Fashion Art Toronto

Tue, November 03, 2020

Fashion Management postgraduate students and alumni were cheering for Sana Sapra and her fashion collection "Doodle" for Fashion Art Toronto (FAT).

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Grads Give Back: The Podcast from the Business Marketing Program Returns with its Second Episode

Grads Give Back: The Podcast from the Business Marketing Program Returns with its Second Episode

Mon, November 02, 2020

In episode two of Grads Give Back: The Podcast, we speak with Desiree Thomas, a Digital Marketing Specialist for a virtual healthcare company.

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Business Marketing Alumnus Secures Position at Nielsen Canada

Business Marketing Alumnus Secures Position at Nielsen Canada

Tue, October 27, 2020

Business Marketing graduate James Anderson recently secured a job with Nielsen Canada as a Market Analyst.

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Humber Leads The Food Insecurity Project

Humber Leads The Food Insecurity Project

Mon, October 26, 2020

Chefs John Placko and Keith Hoare have been working with a host of hospitality industry partners to donate meals to food banks and shelters.

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Fashion Arts Alumna Opens a Unique Business

Fashion Arts Alumna Opens a Unique Business

Tue, October 13, 2020

Fashion Arts and Business Alumna Autumn-Leeh Saunders recently opened Tall Birches, a one of a kind store full of artisanal goods and vintage finds.

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Culinary Management Alumna's Business Succeeds Amidst Pandemic

Culinary Management Alumna's Business Succeeds Amidst Pandemic

Tue, October 13, 2020

Culinary Management Alumna and owner of Dacy’s Gourmet Kitchen, Dacyion Reid, has become a local hit with her Jamaican fusion cuisine.

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Students Take Their Mock Interview Experience to the Next Level

Students Take Their Mock Interview Experience to the Next Level

Wed, September 30, 2020

Students were joined by InStage VR, a virtual reality platform that provides an interactive format to develop interviewing skills.

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Grads Give Back Event Launches Podcast

Grads Give Back Event Launches Podcast

Wed, September 30, 2020

We’ve had to rethink how we present many elements such as our guest speaker event Grads Give Back. So, we’ve embraced the moment and taken it digital!

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No Meal Wasted: Humber's Daily Culinary Creations Donated to Food Banks and Shelters

No Meal Wasted: Humber's Daily Culinary Creations Donated to Food Banks and Shelters

Wed, September 30, 2020

Chef Keith Hoare and his colleagues have created and delivered thousands of pounds in meals to shelters and food banks around Etobicoke.

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Fashion Student Collaborates with Indigenous Canadian Designer to Inspire Healing

Fashion Student Collaborates with Indigenous Canadian Designer to Inspire Healing

Tue, September 29, 2020

Scott Wabano has recently launched THE HAMPTON X WABANO JACKET in collaboration with Indigenous Canadian fashion designer, Lesley Hampton.

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HELIX Summer Institute Helps Students Develop Entrepreneurial Skills

HELIX Summer Institute Helps Students Develop Entrepreneurial Skills

Tue, September 29, 2020

As part of the Humber Seneca Polytechnic Partnership, the Centre for Entrepreneurship partnered with Seneca HELIX for the annual Summer Institute.

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Humber and Urban Harvest Help Manage Food Waste With Online Preservation Series

Humber and Urban Harvest Help Manage Food Waste With Online Preservation Series

Tue, September 29, 2020

Chef Shonah Chalmers is working with Urban Harvest Toronto to deliver a six-session series of live videos to interested Rexdale community members.

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Fashion Students Create Works of Art Using Household Items

Fashion Students Create Works of Art Using Household Items

Thu, September 24, 2020

Fashion students were instructed to create a look with objects within their immediate environment to develop their creativity and confidence.

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Work-Integrated Learning Guest Speaker Provides Invaluable Career Search Insight

Work-Integrated Learning Guest Speaker Provides Invaluable Career Search Insight

Mon, September 14, 2020

The Work-Integrated Learning Centre was pleased to welcome Meena Dowlwani on June 18th as part of the Summer 2020 Virtual Guest Speaker Series hosted over Zoom.

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Shopify Partnership Teaches Students How to Run a Business

Shopify Partnership Teaches Students How to Run a Business

Tue, September 08, 2020

Business students in courses BUS 2504 and FASH 4500 e-Retailing will have access to an online store with a functioning checkout as part of a new partnership with Shopify this fall.

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Business Students Excel in Global Systems Gap Challenge

Business Students Excel in Global Systems Gap Challenge

Wed, August 26, 2020

This summer 130 Faculty of Business students participated and successfully completed Humber’s Global Systems Gap Challenge.

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Alumni Spearheads Vertical Farming Initiative in UAE

Alumni Spearheads Vertical Farming Initiative in UAE

Tue, August 25, 2020

Culinary Management alumni, Aphisith (Joe) Phongsavanh is helping reduce food waste by growing vegetables in pods in Dubai.

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International Development Students and Alumnae Tackle Food Insecurity

International Development Students and Alumnae Tackle Food Insecurity

Mon, August 17, 2020

A group of young women from the International Development program are running GlobalMedic’s domestic food security initiative out of Humber.

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ADR Alumna is Called to the Bar

ADR Alumna is Called to the Bar

Wed, July 15, 2020

Farzana moved to Canada after practicing law in India and graduated from the ADR program, helping her qualify as a licensed lawyer in Ontario.

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Paralegal Studies Alumnae Accepted into Prestigious Universities

Paralegal Studies Alumnae Accepted into Prestigious Universities

Thu, July 09, 2020

Bachelor of Paralegal Studies program graduates, Navneet Ranu Chloe Davies and Jessa McAuliffe will be furthering their education in September 2020.

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The Show Must Go On - Powerhouse: A Digital Fashion Week

The Show Must Go On - Powerhouse: A Digital Fashion Week

Fri, June 05, 2020

Instead of canceling their annual Walk It Out Fashion Show event, Fashion Arts and Business students showed resilience in letting the show go on.

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Easton’s Group of Hotels Brings Project Kindness to Humber

Easton’s Group of Hotels Brings Project Kindness to Humber

Tue, June 02, 2020

There are more than a dozen students who have remained on  North campus residence since the school closure - struggling to find living arrangements.

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Faculty of Business Contributes $50k in Food Donations

Faculty of Business Contributes $50k in Food Donations

Mon, June 01, 2020

Chefs John Placko, Joanne Hebert, Charlotte Langley, and Keith Hoare have been producing meals for distribution through a variety of food banks.

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Making Masks for a Cause

Making Masks for a Cause

Mon, June 01, 2020

With the help of her mother, Fashion Arts and Business program alumni student, Amanda Seto, has been making masks to donate.

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Accounting Students Take First Place in Worldwide Business Strategy Game

Accounting Students Take First Place in Worldwide Business Strategy Game

Wed, May 27, 2020

Three Professional Accounting Practice graduate certificate program graduates placed first in a worldwide Business Strategy Game competition.

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Business Administration Student Helps Raise Pandemic Relief Funds for Community Shelter

Business Administration Student Helps Raise Pandemic Relief Funds for Community Shelter

Wed, May 27, 2020

Business Administration Student, Chiara Carozzi, along with her colleagues, helped raise funds to support relief efforts for Youth Without Shelter.

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Marketing Student Receives Academic All-Canadian Award

Marketing Student Receives Academic All-Canadian Award

Mon, May 25, 2020

Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing student Jahnae Gyles, was presented with the 2020 Academic All-Canadian Award.

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Tourism Management Student Wins Baxter Student Ambassador

Tourism Management Student Wins Baxter Student Ambassador

Thu, May 07, 2020

Every year, colleges across Canada submit their candidates for the Baxter Student Ambassador, and Tourism student Anh Dang won this year.

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Fashion Management Student Receives Social Innovation Award

Fashion Management Student Receives Social Innovation Award

Tue, May 05, 2020

Fashion Management student, Arushi Gulati, recently received Humber’s Social Innovation Award for her sustainable business venture, Shades of Red.

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Management Studies Capstone Project Lands Student a Job Offer

Management Studies Capstone Project Lands Student a Job Offer

Mon, May 04, 2020

After successfully leading her group and delivering an excellent capstone project for Safehaven, Taryn Schepens was contacted for a job offer.

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Greetings From Taiwan

Greetings From Taiwan

Fri, May 01, 2020

Faculty and students studying in Taiwan share their experiences of the events that unfolded during the outbreak.

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Launch Me Competition Winners Announced

Launch Me Competition Winners Announced

Wed, April 29, 2020

Congratulations to the winners who presented their final pitches on Zoom for a chance to win funding and resources to support their startups.

 

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International Development Students Win Map the System Competition

International Development Students Win Map the System Competition

Wed, April 29, 2020

International Development students took first, second and fourth place in the Humber finals at the Map the System competition this year.

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Students Recreate Iconic Looks Using Household Items

Students Recreate Iconic Looks Using Household Items

Fri, April 17, 2020

For their final assessment, Cosmetic Management students were asked to recreate a character from either a major motion film or television series.

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Business Alumnus Feeds Healthcare Workers

Business Alumnus Feeds Healthcare Workers

Thu, April 16, 2020

Cook Apprenticeship graduate, Chef Michael Hunter helped other chefs prepare meals for hospital workers battling the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Fashion Management Student Stars in Nationwide Skincare Ad

Fashion Management Student Stars in Nationwide Skincare Ad

Fri, April 03, 2020

Fashion Management postgraduate student Brendan Yhip, was recently featured in the nationwide ad for IndeedLabs.

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Fashion Student Places First at BYOB Video Pitch Competition

Fashion Student Places First at BYOB Video Pitch Competition

Wed, April 01, 2020

Fashion Arts and Business student Clare Palmer placed first at the school-wide Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Video Pitch competition.

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Humber at Home

Humber at Home

Wed, April 01, 2020

As we adjust to working and learning at home, it’s important to stay connected to each other.

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#DigiTalks Winter Webinar Series a Success

#DigiTalks Winter Webinar Series a Success

Mon, March 30, 2020

Thank you to the Digital Business Student Association (DBSA), graduates and volunteers for making the following 13 winter series a huge success!

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Celebrating Women in Insurance

Celebrating Women in Insurance

Thu, March 26, 2020

The Insurance Management program hosted an event in the Humber Room celebrating women in insurance for International Women’s Day.

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Humber Excels at 2020 Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition

Humber Excels at 2020 Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition

Mon, March 09, 2020

Humber mooting team, Elizabeth and Elena placed 6th overall out of 16 teams at the 2020 Osgoode Cup National Undergraduate Mooting Competition.

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Law Professor Delivers Keynote Address at ILCO

Law Professor Delivers Keynote Address at ILCO

Fri, March 06, 2020

Professor Farah Jamal Karmali delivered the Keynote Address at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) Annual Education Awards Ceremony.

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Business Professors Share Innovative Teaching Methods at League for Innovations Conference

Business Professors Share Innovative Teaching Methods at League for Innovations Conference

Thu, March 05, 2020

Business Professors, Farah Jamal Karmali and Hanadi Alnawab joined a team of colleagues to participate in the League for Innovations Conference.

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Marketing Students Win First and Second Place in Safe Roads Competition

Marketing Students Win First and Second Place in Safe Roads Competition

Thu, March 05, 2020

Two student teams from the Bachelor of Commerce – Marketing program at Humber won first and second place in the 2020 Safe Roads Competition.

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ACCA Accredits Accounting Programs at Humber

ACCA Accredits Accounting Programs at Humber

Fri, February 28, 2020

Humber's Faculty of Business Accounting programs were newly accredited with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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Alumna Wins Double Gold in IKA Culinary Olympics

Alumna Wins Double Gold in IKA Culinary Olympics

Fri, February 28, 2020

Alumna, Stefanie Francavilla, competed in the IKA Culinary Olympics as part of the Junior Culinary Federation Team Canada and won double gold.

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Marketing Grad Speaks at World’s Largest Sales Enablement Conference

Marketing Grad Speaks at World’s Largest Sales Enablement Conference

Thu, February 20, 2020

Graduates who are new to an industry can find it difficult to know what their future career may look like. Marketing grad Andrew Dagg can relate.

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Esthetician/Spa Management Lab Tech and Assistants Become Dermalogica Experts

Esthetician/Spa Management Lab Tech and Assistants Become Dermalogica Experts

Tue, February 18, 2020

During the break, Esthetician/Spa Management Lab Tech and Assistants, Jessica, Amber, and Monica achieved their Dermalogica Expert Certification.

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The Faculty of Business Celebrates Student Success

The Faculty of Business Celebrates Student Success

Wed, February 05, 2020

The annual Scholarship Celebration was held at the Barrett CTI, with over 200 students, faculty, staff, and donors in attendance.

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Culinary Students Take the Cake at Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition

Culinary Students Take the Cake at Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition

Fri, January 31, 2020

In December, 32 students demonstrated their skills by competing for the title of Iron Chef in the annual Kraft Heinz Iron Chef competition at Humber.

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Fashion Arts PAC Member Wins Proposal to Design Public Art Piece

Fashion Arts PAC Member Wins Proposal to Design Public Art Piece

Thu, January 30, 2020

Congratulations to Fashion Arts and Business Program Advisory Committee member Angela DeMontigny who was selected to complete a public artwork.

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IBAO Establishes Broker Mentorship Program with Humber

IBAO Establishes Broker Mentorship Program with Humber

Mon, January 27, 2020

The mentorship is exclusive to Humber's Insurance Management program and complements other initiatives that have been offered by IBAO to students.

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Tourism Students Get Hands-On Experience in Costa Rica

Tourism Students Get Hands-On Experience in Costa Rica

Wed, January 22, 2020

A group of 22 third-semester tourism students along with professors, Irene Kairys and Anke Foller-Carroll set out on a FAM Trip to Costa Rica.

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Business Professor Visits The Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila in Mexico

Business Professor Visits The Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila in Mexico

Mon, December 30, 2019

International Business Professor, Pierre-Pascal Gendron, visited the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, in Mexico to attend workshops and teach.

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Capstone Projects Allow Students to Apply Learning Outcomes

Capstone Projects Allow Students to Apply Learning Outcomes

Tue, December 03, 2019

In late November, the Hospitality - Event Management students completed two events as part of their capstone project.

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Accounting Students Place in Top 10 of a Worldwide Strategy Game

Accounting Students Place in Top 10 of a Worldwide Strategy Game

Tue, December 03, 2019

Team Caligae, a group of Business - Accounting diploma program students, placed in the top 10 out of 4,335 competitors in an online strategy game.

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NKUHT Deans Attend International Education Week

NKUHT Deans Attend International Education Week

Mon, December 02, 2019

For International Education Week 2019, the Faculty of Business welcomed two Deans from the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism.

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Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders

Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders

Mon, December 02, 2019

Humber students from the Finance, Accounting, and Digital Business Management programs attended “Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders."

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Humber Takes Second Place at OCMC 2019

Humber Takes Second Place at OCMC 2019

Thu, November 28, 2019

Humber returned from the 2019 Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition (OCMC) in November with a second place overall victory.

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Students Connect with Employers at First Annual Fall Career Fair

Students Connect with Employers at First Annual Fall Career Fair

Wed, November 27, 2019

The Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre hosted a successful career fair on October 29th at Toronto Grand Convention Centre.

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HR Graduate Named "Rising Star"

HR Graduate Named "Rising Star"

Fri, November 22, 2019

Spasija Turnbull was featured as a rising star in HRD Magazine for developing an in-house certification program for Anova's front-line staff.

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Humber Spa Wins SkinCeuticals Bronze Award

Humber Spa Wins SkinCeuticals Bronze Award

Wed, November 20, 2019

This year, the 2018 Premium Partner Bronze Award was given to The Humber Spa for best representation of the cosmeceutical brand.

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Kraft-Heinz Becomes Bronze Donor Partner with Humber

Kraft-Heinz Becomes Bronze Donor Partner with Humber

Tue, November 12, 2019

On November 11th, Kraft-Heinz Canada celebrated the unveiling of their donor plaque on Gratitude Wall for becoming a bronze donor partner with Humber.

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Culinary Student and Humber Chef Lead Live Cooking Demo at RAWF

Culinary Student and Humber Chef Lead Live Cooking Demo at RAWF

Mon, November 11, 2019

Culinary Management student, Dacyion Reid, accompanied by Chef Shonah Chalmers led a live cooking demonstration at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

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Humber Participates in First Tri-College Fashion Conference

Humber Participates in First Tri-College Fashion Conference

Mon, November 04, 2019

Over 200 Fashion students and 30 Fashion Business faculty members participated in the INSIGHTS: Fashion Business to 2030 conference at Seneca College.

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Fashion Students Awarded at Ryerson CREA Charrette Competition

Fashion Students Awarded at Ryerson CREA Charrette Competition

Fri, November 01, 2019

Fashion Management postgraduate students represented Humber at the annual CREA Charette at Ryerson and won awards across all of the major categories.

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Fashion Students Showcase Their Florence Experience

Fashion Students Showcase Their Florence Experience

Fri, November 01, 2019

On October 28th, one of the world’s high fashion destinations was explored through the creative projects of Fashion students at the FUA Showcase.

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Aman Rodher’s Food Truck - An International Student’s Pathway To Success

Aman Rodher’s Food Truck - An International Student’s Pathway To Success

Wed, October 09, 2019

The story of Aman Rodher shows what we aim to achieve through strategic pillars and how it benefits our people, community, and country as a whole.

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Business Marketing Grad Becomes SEO Specialist and Author

Business Marketing Grad Becomes SEO Specialist and Author

Wed, October 09, 2019

Now an SEO Specialist, Mathias speaks about his career success and choosing an education at Humber to deepen his understanding of marketing.

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Industry Networking Event Thrives With Record Student Attendance

Industry Networking Event Thrives With Record Student Attendance

Thu, October 03, 2019

With the largest turnout to-date, 250 students from Event Management and diploma programs attended this year’s networking event on October 2nd.

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Humber Fashion Alumna Pursuing Her Masters in Italy

Humber Fashion Alumna Pursuing Her Masters in Italy

Tue, October 01, 2019

Victoria Gawronska, a Humber Fashion Arts and Business graduate, is living her fashion career dreams in Milan, Italy. 

Currently, Victoria is pursuing her Masters in Fashion Communications and Styling at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design). In addition to her studies, she's also attending fashion industry events and collaborating on several fashion projects alongside influential and talented industry leaders in the Italian market.

Her current projects include: working on the production of both editorial and commercial fashion shoots centered around menswear, womenswear and still life; working part-time on her lifestyle blog; and producing and styling her first fashion film for VOGUE Italia that will be presented/published in the late fall. 

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Dermalogica Partnership Celebrated at Humber North Campus

Dermalogica Partnership Celebrated at Humber North Campus

Mon, September 30, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, 2019 the Faculty of Business celebrated an eleven-year partnership with international skincare brand Dermalogica.

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Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program

Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program

Fri, September 27, 2019

After donating a gift of $30,000 to the Insurance Management Program, Wawanesa Insurance donated another $20,000 gift to support the program's growth.

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Humber Co-Hosts Student Career Panel With Fashion Group International of Toronto

Humber Co-Hosts Student Career Panel With Fashion Group International of Toronto

Fri, September 27, 2019

The event featured a fashion industry panel and a networking session.

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Passion is Critical in the Job Search, Says Business Marketing Grad

Passion is Critical in the Job Search, Says Business Marketing Grad

Tue, September 24, 2019

Serean Bechara loves to create, which explains her passion for fashion and digital marketing.

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ADR Students Apply Skills At Dispute Resolution Clinic

ADR Students Apply Skills At Dispute Resolution Clinic

Tue, September 24, 2019

The Alternative Dispute Resolution program, in partnership with St. Stephen’s Community House and Ignite opened the Dispute Resolution Clinic.

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SAS Launches SAS-Humber College Joint Certificate in Marketing Analytics on Acclaim

SAS Launches SAS-Humber College Joint Certificate in Marketing Analytics on Acclaim

Fri, September 20, 2019

In a milestone agreement, SAS has launched the SAS-Humber Joint Certificate Badge on acclaim. 

Upon graduation from the Marketing Degree, grads will earn an SAS Certificate in Marketing Analytics. This is very exciting news as now The Faculty of Business is the only Polytechnic Degree in Ontario to have this type of certification. Thank you very much to Dr. Na Sui and Dr. Youssef Youssef for helping to facilitate this partnership.

Learn more about the SAS-Humber College Joint Certificate. 

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Humber Hosts Chefs from Around the Globe for the Worldchefs Americas Regional Semifinal Competition

Humber Hosts Chefs from Around the Globe for the Worldchefs Americas Regional Semifinal Competition

Tue, May 28, 2019

Congratulations to Francis Derick Flores the Worldchefs Challenge Gold winner, who will go on to represent the Americas at the Worldchefs Congress. 

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Bachelor of Commerce Student Places 2nd in Marketing Management at DECA International

Bachelor of Commerce Student Places 2nd in Marketing Management at DECA International

Wed, May 22, 2019

MaryJo Tullo, a Bachelor of Commerce student, won 2nd Place Finalist at DECA's International Career Development Conference in Marketing Management.

In the Marketing Management competition, students are challenged with analyzing a real-world case study situation involving marketing and/or management. Environments may include but are not limited to, place/location marketing, transportation marketing, charity/event marketing, marketing research, strategic marketing planning, distribution strategies, target marketing and Internet marketing.

In addition to her second place win, MaryJo also took home four other medals, which included:

  • Silver Ribbon Medals - Top 10 Test Score & Top 10 Case Study
  • Blue Ribbon Medal - Top 15 Overall Finalist
  • Large, Multi-colour ribbon Medal - Top 10 Finalist

Congratulations, MaryJo, on your DECA winning streak!

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Second Annual Aboriginal Moot Held at the Lakeshore Campus

Second Annual Aboriginal Moot Held at the Lakeshore Campus

Thu, May 16, 2019

On April 12, 2019, Paralegal Degree students held the Second Annual Aboriginal Moot at the Lakeshore Campus. 

The Aboriginal Moot was the capstone assignment for students in the Indigenous Legal Perspectives course. To open the Second Annual Aboriginal Moot, students toured the Indigenous Cultural Markers recently installed at the Lakeshore campus.

The Faculty of Business is meeting Humber’s aspirations pursuant to the Indigenous Education Protocol, and has responded to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, by modifying the Paralegal Degree Program curriculum. The new course compares Aboriginal Law with Indigenous Legal Traditions. Professor Shirley Wales, a lawyer and former Adjudicator for the survivors of the Indian Residential Schools, designed and taught the new course. She incorporated research from her PhD studies, including the Indigenous Legal Traditions course taught by an Elder.

The Aboriginal Moot follows the format of the Kawaskimhon National Aboriginal Moot. Most Canadian Law Schools participate in the Kawaskimhon National Aboriginal Moot. The Moot is also known as “The Talking Circle”. Students engage in roundtable negotiations with the aim of reaching a consensus-based settlement. They rely on Indigenous Legal Traditions, as well as provincial, federal, and international law. The students were honoured to be joined at the Second Annual Aboriginal Moot by Associate Dean James Cullin, and by Paralegal Degree faculty members Dr. Karen Schucher and Dr. John Allen.

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Humber Team Places Second at Guelph-Humber Mooting Competition

Humber Team Places Second at Guelph-Humber Mooting Competition

Thu, May 16, 2019

Paralegal Degree students Danny Pallag, Breanne Peacock and Mushfiq Mawla participated in the first International Guelph-Humber Mooting Competition. 

Breanne and Daniel placed 2nd overall in the preliminary rounds, and, on day two, advanced to the Finals. Breanne, Daniel, and Mushfiq all received distinguished advocate awards. This was especially spectacular as Mushfiq competed alone. Only eight of these awards were distributed, one of which is the top advocate award. All three students worked very hard and did an outstanding job of representing Humber and the Paralegal Studies Degree program.

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Fashion Arts and Business Students Organize 2019 Walk It Out Fashion Show

Fashion Arts and Business Students Organize 2019 Walk It Out Fashion Show

Fri, April 12, 2019

Earth, wind, fire and water, took to the runway at this year’s Walk It Out: The Elements of Humber fashion show.

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Student Takes Top Prize at UW DECA Invitational Conference 2019

Student Takes Top Prize at UW DECA Invitational Conference 2019

Thu, April 11, 2019

MaryJo Tullo, a Bachelor of Commerce student, recently won first place in the marketing category at the UW DECA Invitational Conference 2019. 

"Over the past 2 years at these events I have gotten to show leadership by telling over 500 students and employers about Humber's business school and how its marketing program is the best," said MaryJo. "I also get the opportunity to back up my words by winning. I am happy for the opportunity to be on the front lines, showing the market what Humber can do."

Congratulations, MaryJo, on this amazing achievement!

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Humber Participates in WWF’s Designing Change for a Living Planet

Humber Participates in WWF’s Designing Change for a Living Planet

Thu, April 11, 2019

On March 16th, 2019, World Wildlife Foundation conducted its first event of the year, "Living Planet@Campus: Designing Change for a Living Planet."

Over 80 students from over 15 colleges and universities around Ontario participated in the event, including students from The Business School. 

The Humber team, formed through an application process led by the Office of Sustainability, consisted of four students representing different programs and faculties in Humber: Gayathri Menon, Fashion Management and Promotions GC, Arman Amin and Samantha Canon, Bachelors in Industrial Design, Ayushi Delvadia ,Bachelors of International Business.

The day-long event saw team work at its best as team Humber worked very hard on its idea and presentation. Collaborating with students from different fields helped participants gain an insight into what the issues faced by other industries are and forced students to think outside the box.

Despite the fact that the Humber team did not win first place, the team's idea inspired the Office of Sustainability to install an art piece made out of paper cups to spread awareness on the importance of carrying personal reusable mugs. The outcome was highly rewarding as students learned how an idea can transform and make a difference in the world today.

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Slow Fashion Exchange at Humber

Slow Fashion Exchange at Humber

Wed, April 10, 2019

Humber’s Sustainable Fashion Committee, led by Fashion Professor Francesca D’Angelo, kicked off Earth Week at Humber with a Slow Fashion Exchange.

This event was a pop-up experience and chat on sustainable fashion organized by Fashion Management degree and graduate certificate students at the Lakeshore campus. It opened up the conversation on the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry, and how to take steps in the right direction to become part of the slow fashion movement.

Campus and community members donated gently-used or new clothing to facilitate an exchange, where attendants purchased items as an environmentally-conscious means of updating their wardrobe. Along with the exchange, the event provided the opportunity for people to share their best-piece-of-clothing story at the Selfie Station and to learn what the slow fashion movement is all about. Adding to the event was a panel discussion from industry experts on sustainability, including representatives from the City of Toronto and clothing brand H&M. The event was concluded with an announcement of integrating courses focused on sustainability into Humber’s Fashion Management Graduate Certificate program for the upcoming academic year.

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Professional Accounting Practice Graduate Certificate Students placed 1st and 3rd in CPA Ontario Case Competition

Professional Accounting Practice Graduate Certificate Students placed 1st and 3rd in CPA Ontario Case Competition

Tue, April 09, 2019

CPAO, in partnership with Uber Eats, hosted a data analytics case competition/networking event as part of the Post-Secondary Ambassador Program.

Students from universities and colleges across the GTHA were assigned groups and had one hour to analyze a case and provide a solution. Five teams were chosen to present their analysis and the staff from Uber Eats selected the top three teams. Two of Humber’s Professional Accounting Practice Graduate Students participated in this event and placed. Shawn Oliver was part of the 1st place team and Alice Yoo was part of the 3rd place team. There was also a presentation from staff at Luminari about how technology is changing the work CPAs do, and opportunities for CPAs within tech companies and startups.

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Humber’s Professional Golf Management Program Now a Recognized PGA of Canada Program

Humber’s Professional Golf Management Program Now a Recognized PGA of Canada Program

Mon, March 11, 2019

After many years of hard work by Program Coordinator Andrew Vento, Humber has completed a formal partnership with the PGA of Canada.

The partnership aligns the completion of the Professional Golf Management program with Class “A” accreditation with the PGA of Canada.This is a game-changer for the program, students, and alumni. The details of the agreement are as follows:

As a recognized partner program of the PGA of Canada, Humber Professional Golf Management graduates (who are PGA of Canada Members) will achieve Class “A” status with the successful completion of Instructor of Beginner Golfers and evaluation. *Subject to 70% grade or higher in the identified courses outlined in the Policies and Procedures of the PGA of Canada Training Academy.

Humber Professional Golf Management students will be required to submit Official Transcripts ONLY to the Education Department at the PGA of Canada to receive the allotted credits. For more information, please contact the Program Coordinator of the PGM program at Humber College, or the PGA of Canada. Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Congratulations to all who made this partnership happen!

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Advancing The Global Region: 131 Annual Board of Trade Dinner

Advancing The Global Region: 131 Annual Board of Trade Dinner

Thu, March 07, 2019

Humber Business students and faculty along with Humber Research and our partner SEW- EURODRIVE Canada connected for the 131 Board of Trade Dinner.

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TechWyse Team Inspires Humber Marketing Students at Digital Marketing Spotlight

TechWyse Team Inspires Humber Marketing Students at Digital Marketing Spotlight

Thu, February 21, 2019

To wrap up the fall semester, the Humber Marketing Program hosted team members from TechWyse Internet Marketing at its Digital Marketing Spotlight.

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International Development Degree Alumnus Secures Job Post-Graduation

International Development Degree Alumnus Secures Job Post-Graduation

Wed, February 06, 2019

Ryan Geleynse, an International Development Degree grad, began working with EduDeo Ministries as the Eastern Canada Key Relationship Manager.

 

Upon graduation from the International Development Degree at Humber, Ryan Geleynse began working with EduDeo Ministries as the Eastern Canada Key Relationship Manager. EduDeo is an organization that works to advance and support Christian education around the world. Ryan’s job is to build relationships with EduDeo’s donors, whether households, schools, churches or foundations, and to find alignment between their passions and the organization’s projects.

Ryan secured a placement during his degree with World Renew, an organization linked to the Christian Reformed Church. His placement in the Global Volunteer Department became a source of income and employment as he completed his degree. World Renew places hundreds of volunteers in roles around the world every year to respond to disasters, work in community development or to service communities. Ryan loved that the organization’s volunteers would range from students to retirees.

Ryan says, “I’m so thankful for education I received at Humber. My degree provided a critical lens for engaging some of the challenges within the sector. I can approach our donors with confidence, knowing I’m there to advocate on behalf of our partners, providing necessary nuance to conversations that may head off the rails, otherwise. However, I miss the readings, the papers around topics I found provoking, and classroom discussions we had at Humber.”

Ryan married during his time at Humber College. His wife works in the international development field, too; however, her career has been suspended as she gave birth to their first child in July, Oliver, a baby boy. Congratulations!

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HRM Students Attend Industry Panel Discussion

HRM Students Attend Industry Panel Discussion

Fri, December 14, 2018

On Nov 19, 2018, at the Lakeshore Campus, Human Resources Management Ontario Graduate Certificate students attended an Industry Panel Discussion.

The students appreciated the career advice and the insights received from the industry experts. A big thank you to the HRM Program Advisory Committee (PAC) members Jeff Ollinger, Jawwaad Malik, Kimberly Hogendoorn, Adriana Correale, CHRL, Sarah Malik, Sara McLellan, and Louis Custodio, CHRP, for their unconditional support in strengthening the program and mentoring the students. We also had the privilege of having Karam Tawfiq, Shanna Walsh-Callon, and Rita Samaha as industry panelists, who have been continuously supporting HRM students in placements and beyond. Thanks to the students for moderating the event by asking relevant questions to the industry experts and generating meaningful discussions.

Special thanks to Rabita Naqvi for the photos.

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Humber Marketing Students Win Big at OCMC

Humber Marketing Students Win Big at OCMC

Mon, December 10, 2018

Students from The Humber Business School boarded a bus and headed to London, ON, to take part in the Ontario College Marketing Competition (OCMC). 

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Zhiquan (Harold) Pan Wins Top Full-time Insurance Student Award in Canada

Zhiquan (Harold) Pan Wins Top Full-time Insurance Student Award in Canada

Tue, December 04, 2018

Zhiquan (Harold) Pan, an Insurance Management Program student was recently presented two awards by the Insurance Institute of Canada.

He was awarded for his academic excellence in the Chartered Insurance Professional Program (CIP) in 2017/2018.

Harold was awarded the Tretiak Award by the IIC for being the top academic student in Canada in a full-time insurance program.

In addition, Harold was also awarded the Gerald E. Hackett Memorial Prize for achieving the highest marks in his first five CIP courses, which is sponsored by Crawford and Company (Canada) Inc.

Nine years ago Harold came to Canada from China, and spent the first seven years of his time here selling furniture until he was drawn to the insurance industry, as he was looking for a stable career that would allow him to see his family more. Immediately Harold took to the world of risk in Humber College’s IMPG, and finished top of class with the Academic Award for Excellence. Currently, Harold is a full-time auto/property adjuster at RSA Canada. Congratulations Harold, very well done!

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Students Practice the Art of the Pitch at The Humber Shark Tank Event

Students Practice the Art of the Pitch at The Humber Shark Tank Event

Tue, December 04, 2018

The students of the Entrepreneurial Enterprise Graduate Certificate created The Humber Shark Tank Event to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. 

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Fashion Innovation Within Take Back The Tap

Fashion Innovation Within Take Back The Tap

Tue, December 04, 2018

Fashion Management and Promotions students visited the Humber Lakeshore Welcome Center to explore the impact of waste on our environment. 

The Take Back the Tap initiative was a collaboration between the Fashion Graduate Certificate program, Humber Sustainability and Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Center. In addition to learning about the most common pieces of garbage found in Lake Ontario and textile products that can be made from recycled materials, the students were able to engage with the speakers about how the fashion industry hurts our environment. Students engaged in an interactive discussion on steps we can make within our own personal lives and within the fashion supply chain to reduce and eliminate waste.

The fashion industry is one of the most impactful industries in waste and pollution. There are many things that we can do to eliminate waste, such as: reducing consumption of non-sustainable products, choosing to buy local or Canadian-made products that have not travelled around the globe, and finding ways to reuse garments and accessories in order to reduce the amount of textiles ending up in landfills. The visit reinforced Humber strategic priorities of career-ready citizens and innovation in education.

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Esthetician/Spa Management Alumna Wins COSA Award

Esthetician/Spa Management Alumna Wins COSA Award

Mon, December 03, 2018

Congratulations to Ana Furda, a 2014 Esthetician/Spa Management Diploma Program graduate.

Ana won Best Service by a Skin Therapist at the 2018 Cosmetics Outstanding Service (COSA) Awards. The award was presented to her during a ceremony held on November 15th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Toronto Ontario.

Ana currently works as a skin therapist at the prestigious Hammam Spa located in Toronto, Ontario, and was nominated for this award by her peers and vendors for her outstanding skill and professionalism in her position.

This is an amazing achievement and is much deserved!

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Fashion Students Organize a Highly Successful Sample Sale

Fashion Students Organize a Highly Successful Sample Sale

Tue, November 06, 2018

Humber's Fashion students launched their very own Pop Up Shop at The Fashion Institute's trendy, street front location, 3166 Lakeshore Blvd. West.

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Humber’s OCMC Team Receive Guidance from Visiting Industry Professional

Humber’s OCMC Team Receive Guidance from Visiting Industry Professional

Fri, November 02, 2018

Humber Business School’s team for the Ontario College Marketing Competition (OCMC) is entering its final weeks of preparation.

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Humber Fashion Students Intern with Yorkdale Dior

Humber Fashion Students Intern with Yorkdale Dior

Mon, October 01, 2018

Two Humber fashion students interned with Dior in Yorkdale from August 4th to the 20th this past summer.

The internship was for a Canada-wide capsule collection launch for “Amour Dior.” It's an incredible experience for students who wish to work with a luxury brand like Dior.

The successful candidates were:
Christopher Morrison – Fashion Arts and Business Diploma – 2018 Grad
Diliana Karaleeva – Fashion Management and Promotions – Post Grad

Dior specifically reached out to find Humber students. They also wish to continue to partner together after our #HumberDior successful event at the ROM last February. Congratulations to Christopher and Diliana. We look forward to future collaborations with Dior.

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Fashion Student Featured in Shoppers Ad Campaign

Fashion Student Featured in Shoppers Ad Campaign

Mon, October 01, 2018

Asma Karimi, a Fashion Arts and Business Diploma student, was recently featured in a Shoppers Drug Mart campaign.

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Business School Graduate Showcases her Fashion Collection at New York Fashion Week

Business School Graduate Showcases her Fashion Collection at New York Fashion Week

Mon, September 24, 2018

Medjy Mezilus, a Humber graduate of 2017 had the opportunity to showcase her MeMe Collection in the Big Apple, during the New York Fashion Week.

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The Fast and the Fierce Window Display

The Fast and the Fierce Window Display

Mon, September 24, 2018

This window display was developed by a talented group of students who recently won second prize for their NASCAR-inspired window concept.

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College Voucher for Technology Adoption Projects Off to a Great Start

College Voucher for Technology Adoption Projects Off to a Great Start

Sun, September 09, 2018

A team of 26 students (Bachelor of Commerce Business School and School of Media) officially started the CVTA projects through the research office.

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Humber Fashion Trip to New York

Humber Fashion Trip to New York

Mon, June 18, 2018

Diploma, Degree, and Post Grad fashion students traveled to New York City for a fashion business trip with their Program Coordinators.

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Humber Spa “Evaluapp” to Streamline Classroom Learning

Humber Spa “Evaluapp” to Streamline Classroom Learning

Mon, June 18, 2018

George Paravantes MFA IxD, Program Coordinator Multimedia Design and Development, has helped the Humber Spa develop their "Evaluapp."

"The Humber Spa App is a Tablet Application focused on moving the conversion forward on Mobile Learning tools in the classroom. The Tablet Application is focused on helping facilitate the “Moment of Need” and feedback to students as a Mobile Learning Support Tool.

The tablet application has been designed using Human-Centered Design methods to better understand both the lab technologist and student needs. The Tablet App enables lab technologists to mark more effectively and share student feedback in real-time. The classroom tablet scenario can be either an assessment or an evaluation.

Many of the in-process evaluations and assessments technologists use in labs tend to be on paper and require a transfer to a digital LMS system which can delay crucial feedback for students. Timely feedback can help to progress students more confidently in a project in class. Critical feedback at the right moments can sometimes create the creative confidence we look to instill in the students' project and work.

Finally, the tablet application has been purposely designed to be used not just by one program at Humber but any program or school across the college that evaluates or assess in-process work. It imports banner students list and lets the technologist create Assessments and Evaluations with a rubric in a fast intuitive gesture-driven touch Interface."

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New Paralegal Degree Course Created to Promote Reconciliation with the Indigenous Peoples

New Paralegal Degree Course Created to Promote Reconciliation with the Indigenous Peoples

Mon, June 18, 2018

Keynote speaker Gabrielle Scrimshaw has inspired us to promote reconciliation by rebuilding relationships with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.

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Humber Students Organize Fashion Show Fundraiser

Humber Students Organize Fashion Show Fundraiser

Thu, June 14, 2018

Humber Event and Fashion students and faculty put on a fashion show at the Fierce and Fabulous Gala, a social event empowering youth and women.

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Humber Student Wins MPI’s Student of the Year Award

Humber Student Wins MPI’s Student of the Year Award

Thu, June 14, 2018

Students, Amanda Bahn and Lindsey Slade, were the only nominees at MPI's Norman Neil Student of the Year award, with Amanda taking home the honour.

MPI is a global organization of meeting and event planners with approximately 2,000 event professional members. MPI held its annual, black tie/formal wear, Royal Gala on March 8th, at Metro Toronto Convention Center with 300 participants from Ontario and Quebec. Every year, the organization recognizes event professionals for their outstanding achievements in the field of meeting and event planning at their Royal Gala Night.

This year, Humber College was the only college (out of 8 colleges and two universities) to be recognized in the Student of the year award category. Our two current students broke the long chain of wins of Ryerson for this award (the award has been in existence for over 20 years).

Students are nominated based on their community/industry/school service, other awards and professional recognition, chapter participation, scholastic merit, placement/co-op experience and references.

The winner, Amanda Banh, received the scholarship on stage and thanked Humber College for the unwavering support in building her as an event professional.

Congratulations to you both, Amanda and Lindsey!

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program Hosts Career & Appreciation Night

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program Hosts Career & Appreciation Night

Tue, May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 12th, 2018, an ADR Career & Appreciation Night was hosted at the Lakeshore Campus.

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Lights, Camera, Fashion!

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

Wed, April 18, 2018

Students from multiple programs gathered to combine their creative talents at Silverline Studios.

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Student Employment Success Stories - Paralegal Education Diploma

Student Employment Success Stories - Paralegal Education Diploma

Thu, April 12, 2018

Congratulations to Sheena Brown, Christine Kebalo, Yuliya Lappo and Stephanie Alves, four P grads who have secured wonderful opportunities.

Sheena Brown has been recently hired to work for the Pay Equity Commission in a paid placement position starting this spring. "I am a second-year student in the Paralegal Education diploma program, and I have been passionate about pursuing a career in the legal field since I was a young child. I have made the absolute most of every opportunity available to me at Humber during the program. In addition to my school community and leadership involvement, I have made lasting impressions on my faculty and classmates and have earned a cumulative GPA of 93%."

Stephanie Alves - A 2017 graduate and P1 Licensee - has been recently hired to work as a court reporter in the Newmarket courts. "My time at Humber was excellent! Getting to know my classmates and professors didn't take very long. The students were great and very motivated like myself. The professors were inspiring and very dedicated to their students. The Paralegal Education Program equipped me with the tools I needed to succeed. The program taught me to be a professional in the legal field. With the guidance of the faculty, I was able to get a desirable field placement that led to my employment. I am a licensed Paralegal and employed with the Ministry of Attorney General. Thank you, Humber, for helping me to succeed!"

Congratulations as well to Yuliya Lappo and Christine Kebalo, who have also secured excellent opportunities. Yuliya Lappo - A 2015 graduate and P1 Licensee - was recently admitted to Osgoode Hall Law School and will be starting her studies there in September 2018. Christine Kebalo - A 2016 graduate and P1 Licensee - was recently hired as a permanent prosecutor at the MOL legal services branch after serving in that role in a contract position over the last year.

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Humber Students Win Grand Prize at World Wildlife Fund’s Designing Change for a Living Planet Competition

Humber Students Win Grand Prize at World Wildlife Fund’s Designing Change for a Living Planet Competition

Mon, April 09, 2018

On Saturday, March 24th, Humber Students participated in the World Wildlife Fund’s first-ever Designing Change for a Living Planet Competition.

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Walk It Out Fashion Show 2018: Haute Humber

Walk It Out Fashion Show 2018: Haute Humber

Sun, April 01, 2018

Every year, graduating Fashion Arts and Business students organize an annual fashion show called Walk it Out.

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Professors Travel to Saxion University for International Week

Professors Travel to Saxion University for International Week

Sun, April 01, 2018

Two business school professors, Jennifer Dawson and Rossie Kadiyska, attended International Week at Saxion University in the Netherlands.

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Student Presents Her Winning Essay for the Greatest High School Teacher Contest

Student Presents Her Winning Essay for the Greatest High School Teacher Contest

Sun, April 01, 2018

Fashion Arts and Business Student, Alyson Condon, submitted one of the winning essays in the Greatest High School Teacher Contest.

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International Development Degree Grad Secures Position at EQWIP HUBs

International Development Degree Grad Secures Position at EQWIP HUBs

Sun, April 01, 2018

Robin Sagi, an International Development grad, is currently the Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) Officer for EQWIP HUBs Indonesia.

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Marketing Degree Students Impress Miele Executives with Capstone Presentations

Marketing Degree Students Impress Miele Executives with Capstone Presentations

Sun, April 01, 2018

Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing students traveled to Miele Canada headquarters to deliver their Capstone presentations.

Public Administration Postgrad Students Meet Mayor John Tory

Public Administration Postgrad Students Meet Mayor John Tory

Mon, March 26, 2018

David Hutcheon, Adjunct Professor in the Public Administration Program arranged for his students to see City Council’s Executive Committee meeting.

Monday, March 19, 2018, was a historic day for Toronto’s municipal governance. It was the first time that the city’s Executive Committee held its meeting outside of Toronto City Hall. The meeting was held at the Scarborough Civic Hall in Scarborough’s former municipal council chamber. It was also the last Executive Committee meeting attended by City Manager Peter Wallace who will become the first senior civil servant to serve at the top levels in three levels of government. Wallace is leaving the City to become Secretary of the Treasury Board in Ottawa. Prior to joining the city, he was a top civil servant at Queen’s Park serving as Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary to Treasury Board and Deputy Minister and Associate Secretary of the Cabinet, Policy.

The city’s top bureaucrat tabled the much-delayed, “Long-term Financial Plan: The City of Toronto’s Roadmap to Financial Sustainability,” in which he outlined that if no new revenues are found, the city will have a $1.4 billion operating budget gap in 5 years. The report states that “there is a growing gap between council’s vision for Toronto and available funding.”

Humber students from the Canadian Municipal Government PA 5007 class were there to witness the Toronto Executive Committee meeting and met with Mayor John Tory.

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice Window Display at the Fashion Institute

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice Window Display at the Fashion Institute

Mon, March 19, 2018

The latest window display at the Fashion Institute features the work of Fashion Arts and Business, Fashion Management, and Event Management students.

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Meet a Few Members of Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce DECA-U Chapter

Meet a Few Members of Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce DECA-U Chapter

Wed, March 07, 2018

Bachelor of Commerce students involved in Humber’s DECA Chapter have been hard at work this year, and they have no intention of slowing down.

Human Resources Management Student Awarded 2018 Rob MacIsaac Fellowship

Human Resources Management Student Awarded 2018 Rob MacIsaac Fellowship

Wed, March 07, 2018

The Rob MacIsaac Fellowship Program seeks to cultivate innovative student research in transportation.

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Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Teens and Seniors

Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Teens and Seniors

Mon, March 05, 2018

The Social Entrepreneurship in Action course places business students in leadership roles and is an alternative to the business placement requirement.

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Humber International Development Grad Making a Difference in Mongolia

Humber International Development Grad Making a Difference in Mongolia

Wed, February 28, 2018

Ken Umali, a recent graduate of Humber's Bachelor of International Development program, is currently working in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Ken is working as a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for Uniterra. The M&E role involves tracking the progress of Uniterra programs, ensuring that the organization is meeting its goals and objectives on time, which are skills he learned during his time at Humber.

With Uniterra - a program jointly managed by 2 Canadian international development organizations, CECI and WUSC - Ken's responsibilities include co-designing, administering, and supervising data collection activities from project partners in Mongolia. This data is used to draft reports and monitor achievements to help the program meet its overall objectives of changing people's attitudes toward the real needs of the country and to reduce poverty.

"My time at Humber was amazing!" said Ken. "I feel that the ID program has given me a clearer understanding of the development industry & practice, along with a better understanding of my own vision for my future. The program faculty come with a wealth of experience, and have equipped me with practical skills that prove to be useful in the field."

Ken's overseas placement for his Bachelor's Degree was with the Emmanuel Development Association (EDA), a grassroots development organization based in Ethiopia. He worked as EDA's Program Support Officer in the organization's regional office just a few hours from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. With EDA, Ken tested his new skills during the implementation of USAID and Government of Canada-funded poverty reduction projects.

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Fashion Students Visit the ROM’s Christian Dior Collection

Fashion Students Visit the ROM’s Christian Dior Collection

Tue, February 13, 2018

On February 1st, over 200 Fashion students and faculty had the privilege of attending the Christian Dior collection event at the Royal Ontario Museum.

On February 1, over 200 students and faculty from the Fashion Arts and BusinessFashion Management and Promotions, and Fashion Management, Bachelor of Commerce programs had the privilege of attending the Christian Dior collection event at the Royal Ontario Museum. The collection showcases the works of Christian Dior from 1947 to 1957, which, after the devastation of World War II, revived the Paris haute couture industry.

The event featured a welcome and overview of the exhibit given by Alexandra Palmer, the fashion costume senior curator and chair of the Veronika Gervers Research Fellowship in Textiles & Costume at the ROM. This was followed by a main-lobby reception before the groups were brought in to view the exhibition.

Jennifer Dawson, Fashion Arts Business program coordinator, collaborated with Douglas Mandel, the VP of Dior Canada and Las Vegas, to give students exposure to this fashion visionary and vital moment in the history of western fashion.

“It’s great to learn the history of fashion, especially in a generation that is not run by social media. It’s great to see how they promoted this fashion and to see how Christian Dior played a prominent role in Canadian fashion,” said one student after viewing the exhibit.

This event was an excellent learning and networking experience for students as they prepare to launch their own Fashion Show, Haute Humber, on April 10th.

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Marketing Students Visit Miele Canada Headquarters in Preparation of Capstone Project

Marketing Students Visit Miele Canada Headquarters in Preparation of Capstone Project

Mon, January 29, 2018

This January, Marketing, Bachelor of Commerce students visited the Miele headquarters in preparation for their marketing capstone project.

Taught by Dr. Youssef Youssef, two teams will be working on a strategic marketing plan for Miele Canada, aiming to increase Miele’s market share in the Canadian market.

Miele is a German-based manufacturer of high-end electro domestic appliances and commercial equipment. The company was founded in 1899, and has always been a family owned and run company.Today, in North America, Miele is marketed as a high-end major appliance brand. The students were warmly received by Mr. Yves Dalcort, President of Miele Canada, Mr. Nelson Fresco, Vice President, Mr. Marco Distler, Director, Miele Retail, and Mr. Alan Le, Marketing Analytics manager.

During the visit, the students were introduced to Miele’s Business Model as well as to Miele’s products and services. After a visit to the Miele showroom, the students participated in a brainstorming session with Miele’s executive team on the results of the brand audit conducted by the students.

In the coming weeks, the two teams will be hard at work devising their strategy. They will then present their strategy to Miele’s Marketing team, as well as Miele’s Global CEO. This is a very exciting opportunity for our students and we wish them the best of luck as they work on what are sure to be excellent strategies.

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The Business School Hosts the Humber College Marketing Competition

The Business School Hosts the Humber College Marketing Competition

Thu, January 25, 2018

The Business School decided to host our very own Humber College Marketing Competition in place of the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition.

They organized guest judges from faculty and Program Advisory Committee, booked prep rooms on-campus, and gathered runners and helpers for the big day. The event was a huge success with the top prizes being awarded to:

  • First place cases - Marketing - Josh Campbell- Shields, Laura Muto, Mike Slifierz - Coaches: Christine McCaw and Akash Kumar
  • Second - Research - Leslie Araoz, Erik Watt-Sorensen - Coach: Shawn Richards
  • Third - International - Penelope Boucher, Gohar Shah - Coach: Ellen Sparling
  • Sales Presentation - Max Parkes - Coach: Will Mlacak
  • Job Interview - Sryava Medasani - Coach: Jenn Dawson
  • Quiz Bowl - Disha - Coach: Sebastien Charette

We would like to send out a big thank you to our HCMC Full Coaching Team: Ellen Sparling, Christine McCaw, Sebastien Charette, Will Mlacak, David Shinwell, Jennifer Dawson, Sheila Moore, David Bartolini, Duncan Fletcher, Shawn Richards, Fabian Marks, Christopher Dunsmuir and Student Coach: Akash Kumar.

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Humber Lakeshore is a Fair Trade Campus: A First for Ontario

Humber Lakeshore is a Fair Trade Campus: A First for Ontario

Thu, January 18, 2018

Early in January, students, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the designation of Humber College Lakeshore Campus as a Fair Trade Campus.

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Students Help Businesses with E-Business Solutions and Strategies through VEB Program

Students Help Businesses with E-Business Solutions and Strategies through VEB Program

Mon, January 15, 2018

At Humber, we are committed to making sure our students get real-world experience and are career-ready.

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Paralegal Student Wins at 2017 Capital Cup Mooting Competition

Paralegal Student Wins at 2017 Capital Cup Mooting Competition

Tue, January 02, 2018

Tudor Gagea, a third-year Paralegal Studies degree student, won a Top Ten Oralist Award at the 2017 Capital Cup Mooting Competition in Ottawa

The Capital Cup is an annual debate competition. This year, over 180 students argued a 2016 provincial case of New Brunswick, R v Comeau, where a man was arrested for possessing more than the legal amount of alcohol not bought from New Brunswick’s liquor corporation.

Tudor first heard about the competition from Paralegal program coordinator, Bernie Arnon. In preparation for the competition, Tudor and his teammates attended weekly sessions where they read through cases several times in order to develop a solid understanding of the issues. From there, they presented arguments and gave feedback to each other.

“Getting involved with mooting at Humber was one of the best decisions I've ever made,” says Tudor. “I've made connections with peers and mentors that will last a lifetime. I've also gotten a deeper insight into my field and have been able to apply my advocacy skills in a way that's rewarding and meaningful.”

Congratulations, Tudor, on your success!

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Fashion Management Students Attend Talk Featuring Shopify CEO, Harley Finkelstein

Fashion Management Students Attend Talk Featuring Shopify CEO, Harley Finkelstein

Tue, December 05, 2017

Members of The Business School Placement Centre accompanied eight Fashion Management students to an event featuring Harley Finkelstein, COO, Shopify. 

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Esthetician/Spa Management Grad Excels in Industry

Esthetician/Spa Management Grad Excels in Industry

Fri, November 24, 2017

Kaileigh Gunn always had a passion for esthetics and cosmetics. From a young age, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in this industry.

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Spa Management Grad Excels in Nail Art

Spa Management Grad Excels in Nail Art

Wed, November 08, 2017

Art comes in all forms and can be displayed in all types of venues. 

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Fashion Management Program Coordinator Visits Namuna College of Fashion Technology

Fashion Management Program Coordinator Visits Namuna College of Fashion Technology

Wed, September 27, 2017

Jennifer Dawson, Program Coordinator of the Fashion Management program, visited the Namuna College of Fashion and Technology on July 14, 2017.

An introductory meeting was held between her and officials of the college during which information on the respective educational institutions were shared. She also had a lively interaction with students and faculty members of the college during a tour of Namuna college. A token of remembrance was presented to her by Anil Kumaar Upadhyay on the college's behalf.

The visit was facilitated by the Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (FWEAN) and also present were Ramola Sthapit (Officer Manager, FWEAN) and Shreejani Tuladhar (Member, FWEAN).

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GBM Students Launch Humber GBM Student Association

GBM Students Launch Humber GBM Student Association

Mon, September 11, 2017

This past June, students in the Global Business Management program launched the Humber GBM Student Association

According to the GBM Association website, their mission is to “offer support and guidance to all Global Business Management students in transition from school to the Canadian labour market.”

Since the Association's launch, the management and executive teams have been busy organizing networking events, student and alumni meet-and-greets and workshops, as well as posting bi-weekly profiles of GBM alumni on the blog and composing and distributing monthly email newsletters.

To date, their biggest event was the Humber GBMSA Networking Event on July 18th, which was also the official launch of the GBM Student Association. The event was a huge success, as over 100 students, alumni and industry professionals attended. Current GBM students had the chance to interact with GBM alumni and listen to them speak about their work experiences during panel discussions. 

It’s wonderful to see students take initiative, help their peers, network and launch new ventures like the GBM Student Association. It’s exactly the type of values and skills we teach at The Business School - this mindset and work ethic is essential for future success.

Congratulations to all those involved in the GBM Student Association. Keep up the great work, and we can’t wait to see what events and initiatives the GBM Student Association launches next.

If you would like to connect with the GBM Student Association, follow them on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter

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Business Professor Volunteers with GENET in Blantyre, Malawi

Business Professor Volunteers with GENET in Blantyre, Malawi

Tue, August 29, 2017

Ionela Bacain, an Accounting Professor and Program Coordinator, travelled to Blantyre, Malawi as a Leave for Change volunteer.

From July 23rd to August 11th, Ionela worked with the Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) in Blantyre as a Financial Management Advisor. According to their website, GENET Malawi is a "local young women’s rights organization and a grassroots movement of girls and young women that works to support and improve the well being of vulnerable and marginalized girls in Malawi."

While working in their Finance and Accounting Department, Ionela made suggestions and recommendations in regards to their financial policies, filing, reporting and their using QuickBooks software for accounting transactions. In addition to her financial assistance, Ionela helped to contribute to the larger issue of empowering women in this section of the globe.

"During my assignment, I was fortunate to interact with a great, hard-working team that was receptive to the recommendations and suggestions I made to the finance department," said Ionela of her experience with GENET. "I had a great opportunity to improve my collaboration and team working skills and experience a friendly working environment."

Leave for Change is a program that is a part of Uniterra and is managed by two non-profit organizations: World University Service Canada (WUSC) and Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI). Humber College is partnered with Leave for Change and sponsors full-time Humber employees to participate and volunteer their expertise around the globe.

We would like to welcome back Ionela from her mandate and thank her for volunteering her time and expertise to this amazing cause.

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