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Fashion Management Student Completes her Sustainability Internship in Denmark

Karli Ihasz

Following the February visit of Rossie Kadiyska, Fashion Management and Promotions Program Coordinator, to Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, the first Fashion Management postgraduate student Karli Ihasz completed her sustainability internship in Denmark.

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How the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Makes Me a More Effective Teacher

Mark Stoiko

At the annual conference for the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) held in Winnipeg, MB June 11 to 14 I had the privilege of representing the Faculty of Business.

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Two Faculty of Business Professors Awarded Humber's Innovation of the Year Award

The purpose of the Innovation of the Year Awards is to recognize college employees who have designed and implemented significant innovations that positively impact the education of students at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

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Humber Student Publishes Financial Help Book

Elizabeth Abols

Elizabeth Abols, a student in the Business Administration Co-Op Program, has written a new book, titled Make Money the SMART Way. The book, which launched in June, has already won an award - "Helping Teens Become Successful" from the 10-10-10 Program.

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

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Congratulations to Francis Derick Flores the Worldchefs Challenge Gold winner from Canada, who will go on to represent the Americas in Russia 2020 at the Worldchefs Congress. The competition was hosted at Humber and four lucky Humber Culinary students were chosen to support the competition and network with Worldchefs Level A judges.

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Humber Hosts 12th Annual Stone Soup Cook-off

On May 27th, students representing local high schools competed in the Stone Soup Cook-off hosted in Humber's Culinary Labs and judged by members of Toronto Police Service’s 12 Division and Toronto Public Health.
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Humber and Fontys Collaborate on COIL Pilot Project

Humber and Fontys students and faculty meeting via skype

A group of four students from Humber College, along with Professor and Program Coordinator, Hanadi Alnawab, commenced a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) pilot project between Humber and Fontys Academy for Creative Industries in The Netherlands.
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Hospitality Event Management Student Wins Gold at Skills Canada

Heather Brock on first place podium at skills canada

When Heather Brock and Kyla Golea were asked to enter the Restaurant Services competition, little did they know what was in store for them.

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Fashion Placement Abroad in Italy

This summer 25 Fashion Arts and Business diploma students are completing their Field Placements abroad in Florence in partnership with FUA (Florence University of the Arts). The fashion business students are managing a boutique in the heart of Florence, FLY – Fashion Loves You.

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Students and Alumni Attend "Celebrating Your Success" Paralegal Networking Event

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Celebrating Your Success, a paralegal networking and reunion event, took place in the Humber Room on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Approximately 85 students from the Paralegal Education program and the Paralegal Graduate Certificate program who will be graduating in 2019 attended this year’s event in order to learn more about some of the unique and interesting opportunities in the paralegal field.

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Humber Professor Wins People's Choice Award

Headshot of Ramesh Srinivasan

This years Showcase “Shift” was a successful professional development day and thank you to everyone from the Faculty of Business for their workshops and support. The Showcase Committee were pleased to announce that Ramesh Srinivasan was this years People’s Choice award winner for his workshop ‘Can I get a decent wine for under $10 dollars, Really?’ Congratulations Ramesh!  

Faculty of Business Professor Publishes Book

Nabeel Mandahawi, a professor of Supply Chain Management, along with his co-authors Mariam Bader, Omar Al-Araidah, and Al Theeb, published a book titled “A Study of Deficiencies in Teamwork Skills among Healthcare Caregivers using Total Quality Management”, published in April by LAP LAMBERT Academic.

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Business Marketing Grad Becomes Content and Marketing Manager at WheelsUpNetwork

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Kate Ivchenko loves building marketing campaigns. Whether it’s launching a new product or simply building engagement, she’s fascinated by it all. She’s thrilled when the results pan out and credits the Business Humber Marketing program with the skills needed at WheelsUpNetwork.

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Humber Hosts First Humberlicious

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At the end of March, The Culinary Federation Toronto branch chefs’ association hosted Humber’s first Humberlicious fundraising event. The dinner and networking event was hosted in the Humber Room at the North campus and inspired a fun and interactive atmosphere for staff and professors, chefs, high school culinary teachers and students.

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Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan

Jasteena Dhillon and Eileen Olexiux speaking at panel

Professor Jasteena Dhillon hosts a Fireside Chat with Eileen Olexiuk. Ms. Olexiuk was the first Global Affairs Canadian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001

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4th-Year Accounting Students Recognized by CPA Ontario

Congratulations to 4th-year students in the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Program for their success in their Accounting Capstone course. This year, the course had the support of CPA Ontario. Tizy Gunaratne, the CPA representative that helped the Accounting Faculty judge the capstone presentations and also provided financial recognition to the student's projects qualifying the first two places.

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

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This past April, MaryJo Tullo, a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing student, was awarded 2nd Place Finalist at DECA's International Career Development Conference in Marketing Management, the most competitive and largest category.

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Web Development Students Work to Build the Online Presence of Two Small Businesses

Second-year Digital Business Management degree students recently completed work with two small businesses in Ontario as part of their BUS 2504 Web Development's experiential learning course.

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Wawanesa Insurance Donates Generous Gift to the Insurance Management Program

To add to an already very successful year in Humber College’s Insurance Management Program (IMPG), Wawanesa Insurance generously donated $30,000 to support the program’s growth.

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Humber Team Places Second at Guelph-Humber Mooting Competition

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On April 27, three Humber teams participated in the first International Guelph-Humber Mooting Competition. The three team members included Paralegal Degree students Danny Pallag, Breanne Peacock and Mushfiq Mawla

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Humber Human Resources Society (HHRS) Alumni Speed Networking Event

Panel of professionals

HHRS executives of the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate Program, Zoë Allen (President), Rabita Naqvi( Vice President), Salma Sahebzada (Secretary), Shriya Tandon and Katelin McKnight (Class Representatives) organized an extremely successful Alumni Speed Networking Event.

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Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management Students Present Capstone Project to Industry Partners

In the Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management program capstone course, HOTL 285 Business Planning and Risk Management, students are provided with real industry scenarios. Applying their knowledge and problem solving techniques, student groups must develop a strategic business plan to address the industry issues.

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Grads Shine at Grads Give Back 2019

Six business school graduates

Grads Give Back is an annual event held by the two-year Business Marketing diploma at Humber College. It welcomes graduates who are working in various careers to speak to final semester students about their paths from Humber and to provide insights, tips, and advice.

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Fonty’s International Week 2019: Happiness of The Next Generation

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Steve Lorini and Ted Glenn were selected as part of this year’s Short-Term Faculty Exchange.

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Fashion Students Gain Experiential Learning in Global Retail Operations Course

Fashion Global Operations Class

Over the last 8 years, our Fashion Arts and Business program has established a WIN-WIN collaboration with the Vaughan Mills Shopping Center, part of the Ivanhoe Cambridge group. This collaboration provides our 4th semester students the opportunity to work hands-on with the evolving needs of the retail centre.

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Fashion Professor Visits the Copenhagen Institute of Design and Technology

Rossie Kadiyska, Professor and Program Coordinator of the Fashion Management Graduate Certificate, visited the Copenhagen Institute of Design and Technology (KEA) to participate in a knowledge exchange and build collaborative opportunities.

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Event Management PC Participates in Global Meetings Industry Day Panel

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Meeting Professionals International (MPI) held their annual Global Meetings Industry Day on Thursday April 4. The Toronto Chapter held a symposium at The Old Mill. Colin Bartley, Event Management Program Coordinator, participated in a panel discussion and some students also attended the event.

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Digital Business Management Graduating Class Completes Capstone Projects

Digital Business Management Graduating Class holding up certificates

Congratulations to the Digital Business Management graduating class of 2019 for completing their work on their capstone projects with three small businesses in Ontario.
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Business Students Show Off Their CreativiTEA at OCMC Boot Camp

OCMC Bootcamp group photo

On Saturday, April 27, students from the Faculty of Business gathered at the Lakeshore campus for the very first Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition (OCMC) boot camp. The event was generously organized by Humber’s marketing professors to allow 27 of the top students to network, meet the OCMC coaches and test their marketing skills.

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Second Annual Aboriginal Moot Held at the Lakeshore Campus

Aboriginal Mooting Competition Organizers

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.

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Entrepreneurship is Relevant Humber-wide

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Entrepreneurship is relevant all across the college, as highlighted by a recent cross-collaboration between The Business School, the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism and the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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Professor Delivers Keynote Speech at UNACTO

On April 17th, Professor Jasteena Dhillon delivered the Keynote Speech at the United Nations Association of Toronto (UNACTO) Annual General Meeting at Toronto City Hall, where she spoke on rule of law and justice work in the field.

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

Earth, wind, fire and water, took to the runway at this year’s Walk It Out: The Elements of Humber fashion show, organized by 25 Fashion Arts and Business students alongside program coordinator and professor, Jennifer Dawson.
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Hospitality Leaders Attend Humber's ViewPOINT Celebration at the new Barrett CTI

Humber College's ViewPOINT celebration, held Monday May 6, attracted 300 hospitality industry leaders to celebrate collaboration, technology and disruption at the new Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation.
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Accounting Diploma Students Place Third in Ontario College Accounting Case Competition

At the end of March 2019, two teams of students from the Accounting Diploma programs participated in the province-wide Ontario College Accounting Case Competition, hosted this year by Sheridan College.

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Student-run Humber Finance Society Hosts Young Professionals Speaker Panel

finance students listening to a panel of speakers

On March 14th the Humber Finance Society, which is run by students in the Bachelor of Commerce Finance Degree Program, put on a great speaker event.

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Cosmetic Students Explore the Humber Arboretum during a Workshop

Arboretum workshop

Students from the course Ethics and Sustainability for the Cosmetics Management Program took part in a workshop at the Arboretum lead by Reid Williamson.

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Cosmetic Students Show Off Their Special FX Makeup Skills

Woman having zombie makeup applied to her

At the Business School, we do more than just business! We are a school made up of creative and imaginative minds. Students enrolled in the Cosmetic Management Program have the opportunity to not only learn the business aspect of becoming a successful Makeup Artist.

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

four students pose with a stuffed panda

On March 16th, 2019, World Wildlife Foundation conducted its first event of the year, "Living Planet@Campus: Designing Change for a Living Planet," with the participation of over 80 students from over 15 colleges and universities around Ontario.

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Student Takes Top Prize at UW DECA Invitational Conference 2019

Winning students pose with awards

MaryJo Tullo, a Bachelor of Commerce student, recently won first place in the marketing category at the UW DECA Invitational Conference 2019, beating students from Western, Laurier and the University of Waterloo.

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Visiting Scholar Shares Expertise with UTech, Jamaica

Group of people posing in front of a JCTI banner

Ramesh Srinivasan is a Professor and Program Coordinator of the Bachelor of Commerce in Hospitality and Tourism Management with Humber’s Business School. He recently travelled to Jamaica’s University of Technology (UTech) as a visiting scholar.
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Hosts Tour for Humber Law Clerk Diploma Students

People gathered in a corporate office

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, located in Toronto, hosted a tour for Humber Law Clerk Diploma students and their Placement Advisor, Mary Anne Myers on March 22, 2019.

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Insurance Management Program Hosts a Successful Insurance Career Fair

People gathered in a conference room

On March 12, 2019, the Insurance Management Program hosted its first Insurance Career and Summer Placement Fair that included over 17 insurance companies.

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Insurance Management Program teams up with the Professional Golf Management, Business Administration Program

Students posing in golf lab

On March 4, 2019, the Insurance Management Program (IMPG), and the Professional Golf Management, Business Administration program teamed up to pilot an introductory golf networking program.

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Insurance Management Program visits Wawanesa Insure Tech

Students gathered in an office space

On March 27, 2019 the Insurance Management Program (IMPG) students received a glimpse of the future as they were invited to Kitchener, Waterloo to Commuitech Innovation Hub.

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An Interview with Maggy Sawatsky: A Graduate of the International Development Degree Program Who is Working to End Human Trafficking

Maggy Sawatsky

Maggy Sawatsky of Humber’s International Development Program is working to End Human Trafficking.
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Act Fast - 24-Hour Theatre Festival

Act Fast - 24h Theatre Festival is a unique theatrical event where 5 brand new plays are created in exactly one day. This micro-festival was created and produced by Mélanie Dubois, an ambitious Event Management student of Humber’s Business School, and her dedicated Faculty Sponsor, Rossie Kadiyska

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

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CPA Ontario, in partnership with Uber Eats, hosted a data analytics case competition and networking event as part of the Post-Secondary Ambassador Program (PSAP).
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Hospitality & Tourism Management Degree Students Organize Panel Discussion

People posing for picture

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree Student Club HOST (Humber Organization of Students in Tourism) organized a panel discussion on ‘Careers in Hospitality.’

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Fashion Management Degree Students Go on Annual Field Trip to Panalpina

Fashion students in a warehouse

Fashion Management Degree students had their annual visit to Panalpina, the Mississauga-based freight forwarder.

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Students Make Health and Safety Recommendations for the Humber Valley Terrace Long Term Care Home

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Through an interdisciplinary approach between the Business School and School of Health Sciences, Dr Suzy Casimiro and her students were invited to visit, investigate and advance the physical and psychological health and safety (PH&S) at Humber Valley Terrace Long Term Care Home, Etobicoke.

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Senior Hotel Executives Engage in a “Fireside Chat” with Students

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Nicholas Lakas, VP, Asset Management and Adam Haick, Director, Asset Management from InnVest Hotels (Canada’s largest hotel company) spoke to the 4th Semester students from the Hospitality, Hotel & Restaurant Operations Management program on the various facets of the topic of Asset Management, a vital function in a hotel environment.

Fashion Professor, Klaudia Zinaty-Capalbo, featured on Global News

Klaudia Zinaty-Capalbo

Fashion Professor, Klaudia Zinaty-Capalbo, spoke to students at her former high school about her career journey.
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DBSA Exec Team Attend “Women in Data Science” Conference

Panel addressing audience of professionals

This past March, Hanadi Alnawab, Program Coordinator for the Digital Business Management program, attended the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference.
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Paralegal Degree Students Attend Industry Panel Event

Panel of professionals address students

On March 11th, 2019, at the Lakeshore Campus, the Placement Centre hosted the Paralegal Studies Degree Employer Panel Event. Students from the 4th and 6th semesters had the opportunity to speak with Humber partners and employers regarding their upcoming summer placement.

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Fifteen Students Spend a Semester Abroad in France

Students posing for picture on the steps of a building

Fifteen students from the Tourism, Event management, and Hotel programs, as well as faculty member Anke Foller-Carroll experienced a semester abroad in France from January 3 to February 24.
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Students Attend TJX Canada Corporate Office Tour

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The Business School students attended the TJX Canada Corporate Office tour on March 1st, 2019. With an extensive range of career options, TJX Canada stands out as one of the most successful retailers in the world.

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Paralegal and Law Clerk Networking Event

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On Monday March 18, 2019, the Placement Centre hosted a Networking event for the Paralegal and Law Clerk Students. Over 130 students registered for this successful event, which was geared towards students in their third and fourth semesters.

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The Placement Centre Hosts HBC Networking Event

The Placement Centre, in collaboration with the Association of Fashion Business Students, hosted two informational networking events with one of Canada’s largest companies, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC).

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Humber Completes First Collaborative Online International Project (COIL) with Saxion University

The first Collaborative Online International (COIL) Project between Humber College and its partner institution Saxion University, Netherlands, was completed in March 2019.

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BMO On Campus for Recruitment Event

Group of people watching a woman present a lecture

On March 5th, The Placement Centre hosted a BMO On-Campus Recruitment Event. This was a two-part event featuring an information session conducted by the Regional Vice President and an interview session for successful student applicants.

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Business Students Attend the Placement Centre's CRA Mentoring Event

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The Placement Centre Hosted The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Mentoring Event on March 12, 2019 at the Humber College Lakeshore Campus. The successful event was a well-attended affair with over 100 students from Degree, Diploma and Graduate Certificate Business programs.

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Slow Fashion Exchange at Humber

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On Monday, March 25th, Humber’s Sustainable Fashion Committee, led by Fashion Professor Francesca D’Angelo, kicked off Earth Week at Humber with a Slow Fashion Exchange - a pop-up experience and chat on sustainable fashion.

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Humber Hosts the 2019 CIFP Case Challenge

Man and woman on staging with a trophy in between them.

On Saturday, March 30th, 2019, Humber College hosted the 2019 CIFP Case Challenge, which is an annual competition run by the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning.

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Humber Grads Come Up Strong At OHI Top 30 Under 30

On Thursday, March 30, Humber graduates were awarded with the prestigious Ontario Hostelry Institute’s Top 30 Under 30 Award.

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Hospitality Students Volunteer at Hotel Association of Canada Conference

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Humber Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management students were provided the opportunity to attend and volunteer at the Hotel Association of Canada’s national conference.

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Students Visit the Randstad Home Office

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On March 28th, Humber business students from Human Resources and Global Business Management programs visited the Randstad Head office in Toronto.

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Passionate Students Attend Tourism Ambassador Certificate Day

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On Saturday, March 2, passionate, enthusiastic and devoted Hospitality and Tourism students from diploma and degree programs came together to further develop their tourism knowledge and to prepare for summer employment.

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Marketing Student Interns with TechWyse

Andreas Kentris

“Don’t be afraid,” says Andreas Kentris, 2nd year Business Marketing student. This is his principal advice to Humber Marketing students looking ahead to internships.

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Marketing Student Discovers Interning Can Be a Real Horror

Zel Kasun

Humber Marketing student, Zel Kasun, has always been a big fan of horror movies, so when it came time to complete his Business Placement, he jumped at the chance to work with Rue Morgue Magazine – one of the world’s most popular horror publications.

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Humber Administrator Interviewed for Resto Biz about Culinary Career Opportunities

Rudi Fischbacher recently spoke to RestoBiz - the official website of Canadian restaurant and foodservice news - about Humber's culinary programs and the career opportunities graduates can expect to find once they enter the industry.
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The Value of Study Abroad from a Student’s Perspective

Two men standing outside of the Hungkuang University

Meet Sagar Vankwani from the Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting Program. In the summer of 2018, Sagar had the opportunity to participate in a study abroad program at Hungkuang University in Taichung, Taiwan, which he describes as the best two weeks of his life.

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Students Visit the Westin Hotel Toronto Airport

Group of people gathered on flights of stairs

On March 20th, First Semester students from the Hospitality, Hotel & Restaurant Operations Management program visited the Westin Hotel Toronto Airport on a field trip. The trip was part of the student's experiential learning experience. During the visit, students had the opportunity to tour the entire hotel, including guest rooms, banquet facilities, laundry, kitchen, housekeeping and staff facilities, which helped to enhance their learning of various facets of hotel operations.

Paralegal Students Excel at 2019 Osgoode Cup

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Students from Humber’s Bachelor of Applied Arts Paralegal Studies degree program excelled at the 2019 Osgoode Cup National Undergraduate Mooting Competition held on March 2nd and 3rd, 2019 at Osgoode Hall Law School.
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Paralegal Grads Accepted into Master of Laws Programs

Two of Humber’s Paralegal Studies degree graduates who are currently attending Law Schools in Great Britain have received unconditional acceptances for admission to Master of Laws (LL.M.) programs
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The International Development Graduate Certificate Program Co-Hosts PSEA Conference

Humber Conference with moderator and four panelists

As a part of International Development week, the International Development Graduate Certificate Program and the Ontario Council for International Cooperation co-sponsored a one-day conference and workshop on Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in the International Development industry.
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The Placement Centre Hosts the Supply Chain Management Networking Event

The Business School Placement Centre in collaboration with the Supply Chain Management Student Association hosted a well-attended networking event on February 7th, 2019 at the Humber College Lakeshore campus.

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Advancing The Global Region: 131 Annual Board of Trade Dinner

Justin Trudeau and Jan Di Silva

On Thursday, February 7th Humber Business students and faculty along with Humber Research and our partner SEW- EURODRIVE Canada connected for the 131 Board of Trade Dinner. The guests were pleasantly surprised with an armchair discussion with Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and President and CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Jan De Silva.

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Students Represent the Paralegal Studies Degree at OBA's Educational Institute

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On Thursday, February 8th and Friday, February 9th, 2019, a group of third-year Paralegal Studies degree students staffed Humber's exhibit at the Ontario Bar Association's Educational Institute located at the OBA's head office.
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Fashion Professor Publishes Feature in Fashion Magazine

Congratulations to Klaudia Capalbo, a Professor in the Fashion Arts and Business Program, whose feature article, "Hollywood North," was recently published in Vegas2La Magazine.

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

Humber has completed a formal partnership with the PGA of Canada that aligns the completion of the Professional Golf Management program with Class “A” accreditation with the PGA of Canada.

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The Business School Hosts a Visiting Scholar and Initiates a Collaborative Research Project

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Dr. Nicholas P. Sisto, Full Professor at the Centro de Investigaciones Socioeconómicas (CISE) of the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (Saltillo, Mexico) is spending the winter 2019 semester with the School teaching International Finance and Macroeconomics at the Lakeshore Campus.

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Professor Sees the Official Release of his Visiting Scholar Project Output

Dr. Pierre-Pascal Gendron created and edited the content of the Value Added Tax (VAT) module of the Tax Policy Assessment Framework (TPAF) during his six-month appointment as Visiting Scholar in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF in 2017-18.

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Professor Speaks at the Cold Chain Global Forum

Professor and Program Coordinator, Nedal Ismail, spoke at the Cold Chain Global Forum - Canada as one of the Keynote Speakers. The Cold Chain Global Forum is the largest temperature-controlled life science supply chain event of its kind, focusing specifically on the challenges and opportunities in the Canadian market. The topic of Nedal's address was "The Ramifications of Blockchain, AI, Drones and other Emerging Technologies."

Paralegal Grad Hired at Ontario Law Firm

Jordan I. Butt, a Paralegal Education alumnus, after achieving his Paralegal Licence, has secured a position as a Legal Assistant at the reputable Ontario Labour Law firm, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP. Congratulations, Jordan!

TechWyse Team Inspires Humber Marketing Students at Digital Marketing Spotlight

(l-r) Tyler Shannon, Moe Kaloub, Jon Dyer, and Grace Natarelli

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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Marketing Diploma Students Present Vena Solutions

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In the final weeks of the fall 2018 semester, students from the Creative Design Applications course (MKTG 208) in the Marketing Diploma program grabbed the opportunity to present their design campaigns to Marketing Directors of Vena Solutions.

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CIBC On-Campus Event

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The Business School Placement Centre hosted an information session with eight CIBC representatives from various roles. The evening event was both enjoyable and beneficial for the students in attendance.

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Humber Insurance Management Students Invited to National Adjusters Conference

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The Humber Insurance Management Program was invited to attend the Ontario Independent Adjusters Association (OIAA) Conference that took place on January 23, 2019.
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International Development Degree Alumnus Secures Job Post Graduation

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Upon graduation from the International Development Degree at Humber, Ryan Geleynse began working with EduDeo Ministries as the Eastern Canada Key Relationship Manager.
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Humber Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Graduates Passed CPA Common Final Examination

The first Bachelor of Commerce Accounting graduates wrote and passed the CPA Common Final Examination this past December. 

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A Great Night for the Insurance Management Program at IIC Convocation

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The Insurance Institute of Canada hosted its annual GTA Convocation at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on January 24, 2019.
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Fashion Arts & Business Students Gain Real-World Retail Experience

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Our final semester Fashion Arts & Business students were very thrilled when they realized that their Global Store Operations course led by Anna Zamparo would be introducing them first hand to the world of global retail in Canada.

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Fashion Students Raise Funds for Youth Without Shelter

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Last month students from Fashion Arts and Business donated $843.04 in proceeds they raised from their Eco Closet event to Youth Without Shelter.

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RBC Resume Building Workshop

On January 21, 2019, students from various business programs met two industry professionals from RBC who hosted a Resume Building Workshop.

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Every Insurance Management Student Hired before the End of the First Semester

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In what has already been a fantastic year for the Insurance Management Program (IMPG) at Humber, all current students were hired in the insurance industry before the end of their first semester.
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Professor Publishes Story in Anthology of Short Fiction

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Jasteena Dhillon, a Business School Professor, publishes a story in Then and Now: An Anthology of Short Stories and Poems published by In Our Own Words Inc.

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Humber Spa Team Creates and Organizes First Annual Shoebox Project Initiative

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The Shoebox Project for Women collects and distributes gift-filled shoeboxes to women impacted by homelessness in communities across Canada and the U.S. 

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HRM Students Attend Industry Panel Discussion

Students at Industry Panel

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

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Students Hold First-ever Fashion PR Seminar

PR and Fashion Students at Fashion PR Seminar

On November 22, the first Fashion PR Seminar for both Public Relations and Fashion Management and Promotions students was held.

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Hospitality Students Organize a Health and Wellness Event

Hospitality Students at Health and Wellness Event

On November 21, fourth-year Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree students put on a Health and Wellness event as part of their Event Planning and Management Course. The event attracted over 250 students at the Lake Shore Campus. Several corporate sponsors donated nutritious food samples, drinks and wellness-related prizes that were raffled off to the students.

CRA Presents at the Placement Centre

CRA audience at the placement centre

The Business School Placement Centre is proud of its strong partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). On Thursday, November 22, 2018, the CRA paid a visit to over 120 students from various business programs.
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RBC comes to Humber North Campus – Information Session Recruitment in the Banking Sector

students at RBC info session

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the Placement Centre held an Information Session highlighting recruitment in the banking sector, featuring Ujaan Das, Fraud Analyst with RBC. Over 100 students from many programs across The Business School participated in the session.
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Practice makes perfect – Placement Centre helps students improve interview skills!

On Wednesday, November 21 2018, students were given the opportunity to practice and refine their interviewing skills with Placement Advisors from The Business School Placement Centre.
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Opportunities in the Retail Sector – Powerhouse Retail Services

On December 5, 2018, The Business School Placement Centre hosted an information session with Powerhouse Retail Services at the North Campus.
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Humber Faculty Member Travels to the Netherlands for International Week

Hanadi Alnawab at International Week

Hanadi Alnawab, Program Coordinator, Digital Business Management, had the pleasure of participating and speaking at WE ARE - International Week at Fontys Academy for Creative Industries in Tilburg Holland.
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Humber Marketing Students Win Big at OCMC

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On Thursday, Nov 15th, 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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Finance Students Enter CFA Institute Research Challenge

Five students in the Bachelor of Commerce Finance Degree program have entered the CFA Institute Research Challenge this year. They are in competition with students from 11 universities across Ontario.

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The Fashion Institute's New Showroom Space

Fashion Institute Showroom

On November 26th, the Textile Product Knowledge class combined with the Wholesales Sales Management class held a trade show in the new Showroom Space in Humber's Fashion Institute.

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PAC Members Speak with Marketing and Advertising Students

PAC members talking to business students

On November 20th, a selection of PAC members of the Marketing Management and Advertising Media Management Graduate Certificate Programs met with students to discuss careers and the skills needed to succeed in both the advertising and marketing fields.

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Students Visit IPG Mediabrands' Offices

IPG Mediabrands Humber Visit

On November 21st, 50 Marketing Management and Advertising Media Management students visited IPG Mediabrands' offices in downtown Toronto. Students were given a tour of their facilities and an in-depth discussion of their amazing summer internship program. Thank you to IPG Mediabrands for your time and to Naila Charles for organizing our transportation.

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

Humber Shark Tank Students and Judges

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

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Esthetician/Spa Management Aluma Wins COSA Award

Ana Furda at COSA Ceremony

Congratulations to Ana Furda, a 2014 Esthetician / Spa Management Diploma program graduate, who won Best Service by a Skin Therapist at the 2018 Cosmetics Outstanding Service Awards (COSA).
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Fashion Students and Faculty Attend Trends Event at the FGI

FGI Trends Event

Fiona Aztler & Regan Timson from Peclers Paris presented to FGI for a special tailored Trend Presentation for the Toronto Fashion Community.

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Business School Placement Centre Hosts MPAC Visits With Paralegal Students

Humber Paralegal students had a busy start to November, as the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) held two information sessions.

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Insurance Management Program Students Get a Glimpse of the Future at the IIC Talent Summit

Insurance Management Students

On Monday November 19, 2018 three Insurance Management Program (IMPG) students Arsh Paul Sran, Gozde Unel and Philip Kountouris were invited to attend the Insurance Institute of Canada’s (IIC’s) Talent Summit.
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Zhiquan (Harold) Pan Wins Top Full-Time Insurance Student Award in Canada

Harold Pan Insurance Management Student

Zhiquan (Harold) Pan, an Insurance Management Program student at Humber College was recently presented two awards by the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC) for his academic excellence in the Chartered Insurance Professional Program (CIP) in 2017/2018.
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Fashion Innovation within Take Back the Tap

Students at Take Back The Tap event

In November, Fashion Management and Promotions students visited the Humber Lakeshore Welcome Center to explore the impact of waste on our environment in the Take Back the Tap initiative.

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Paralegal Professor Speaks at Munk School of Global Affairs

Munk School Panel on Global Development

Jasteena Dhillon, Paralegal Professor and International Lawyer spoke at the Munk School of Global Affairs on a Global Development Panel with UNICEF Canada.

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Addressing Solutions to Hate Speech

Facebook/Humber Combat Hate Speech Event

Humber’s 4th year Paralegal Degree students, along with their professor Jasteena Dhillon, participated in a workshop held jointly by Facebook Canada and Public Safety Canada to discuss the causes of growth in hate speech. The aim of the event was to bring together young people who can come up with proactive legal, social and political solutions to address this growing and dangerous phenomenon.

2018 Employer Appreciation Event an Outstanding Success

Placement Centre Video Image

On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 the Business School Placement Centre hosted their annual Employer Appreciation Event at the Humber Lakeshore Campus.

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Professor and Program Coordinator Represents Humber at Two International Conferences

Cheryl Mitchell

This October, Entrepreneurial Enterprise Professor and Program Coordinator, Cheryl Mitchell, had the opportunity to present at two conferences.

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Event Management Alumni Turn Capstone Project into Permanent Venture

She Boss Panel Event

A group of four Event Management postgraduate alumni (2017/2018 cohort) got inspired by the success of their Capstone event, SheBoss, and decided to turn it into a permanent venture.
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Fundraising Industry Expert Speaks to Fundraising Management Postgrad Students

Fundraising Management Guest Lecture

Paul Nazareth, Vice President of Education with the Canadian Association of Gift Planners visited Fundraising Management Postgrad students earlier this month at Lakeshore campus.

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Global Business Management Students Network with Alumni and Hiring Managers

Global Business Management Panel

Our Global Business Management 4th semester students had a busy October, as they attended two helpful panel discussions.
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Finance Degree Program Granted Core Curriculum Educator Status

The Bachelor of Commerce Finance degree program has been granted core curriculum educator status by the FPSC (Financial Planning Standards Council).
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Fashion Students Organize a Highly Successful Sample Sale

Sample Sale Selection

On October 3rd, 2018, Humber's Fashion students launched their very own Pop Up Shop at The Fashion Institute's trendy, high profile, street front location, 3166 Lakeshore Blvd. West.

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Humber Paralegal Journal Showcased at AAfPE Conference

The Humber Journal of Paralegal Access to Justice created a sensation at the National Conference of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) in Newport, Rhode Island. 

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The Humber Spa Has New and Improved Hours

Humber Journalism Student, Elesha Nicholls, reports on the Humber Spa’s new extended hours and how it is benefitting both Humber Spa clients and students in the program.
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Fashion Students Find Solutions to a Real-World Problem at CREA Charrette

Fashion Students at CREA Charette

On October 1st and 2nd, five Bachelor of Commerce - Fashion Management students participated in the 2nd annual Canadian Retail Educators Association (CREA) Charrette as part of Ryerson University's Retail Week.

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Insurance Industry Leaders Share Insights with Students at Career Day

Insurance Management Career Day

On October 30, 2018, the Insurance Management program in partnership with the Insurance Institute Career Connections team hosted another very successful Insurance Career Day at Humber College.
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Insurance Management Students Invited to the IBAO Conference

Insurance Management IBAO Conference

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) invited Insurance Management students Philip Kountouris, Amrit Singh and Eduardo Pinto Morante to attend this year’s IBAO Convention.
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Humber’s OCMC Team Receive Guidance from Visiting Industry Professional

Daniel Lewis

Humber Business School’s team for the Ontario College Marketing Competition (OCMC) is entering its final weeks of preparation. Coached by professors from Humber Business School’s Marketing Program, they have also benefited from several guest speakers.

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Students Gain Sales Experience and Support a Great Cause

Business Students Training to Sell Marlies Tickets

On Thursday, October 11th, Business Marketing and Business Management students travelled to the Lakeshore campus for sales training with MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment) and Camp Oochigeas.

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Faculty and Students Attend the Fashion Visionary Awards

Fashion Visionary Awards

On Tuesday, October 30th Fashion Group International presented their annual fashion visionary awards.  Humber students, staff, faculty, and Alumni were present.

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First Cohort of HR Bridging Program Participants Graduate

HR Bridging Program Graduates

The Business School CE department is proud to celebrate the graduation of the first cohort of Humber’s new HR Bridging program, in partnership with INDUS.

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Human Resources Management Graduate Success

At the Business School, we're always thrilled to hear about our graduate's post-Humber successes. Recently, we heard from five of our Human Resources Management Business Graduate Certificate alumni about the exciting positions they've secured. Congratulations to Rachel Brown, Chris Chung, Rachael Goulding, Kayla Small and Karam Tafiq on your new positions.
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120 Diploma Students Pathway into Bachelor of Commerce Degrees

Helping internal and external diploma students pathway to a degree is a critical component of The Business School's Polytechnic vision. As such, we are thrilled to announce that in the last year, 120 diploma students pathwayed to Bachelor of Commerce degrees.

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Fashion Student Featured in Shoppers Ad Campaign

Shoppers campaign

Asma Karimi, a Fashion Arts and Business Diploma student, was recently featured in a Shoppers Drug Mart campaign.
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Paralegal Professional Gives Humorous Talk to Students

Ron Holt

Ron Holt of Holt Paralegal Services gave a humorous and helpful guest visit to the career development course in the paralegal graduate certificate program. The new students heard about the challenges and joys of running a paralegal business with lots of questions about financial success! Ron graduated from Humber in the diploma course in 2017.

Insurance Management Program Achieves Great Success in First Year

In its inaugural year, the Insurance Management Ontario Graduate Certificate program saw tremendous success with a very dedicated first cohort of students.
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Humber Professor Appointed as Deputy Judge

Farah Jamal Karmali, a Law Clerk/Paralegal Professor at the Business School, has been appointed as a Deputy Judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Small Claims) in November 2017.

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The Fast and the Fierce Window Display

The Fast and the Fierce Window Display

This window display was developed by a talented group of students who recently won second prize for their "NASCAR" inspired window concept presented at Network Nights. 
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College Voucher for Technology Adoption Projects Off to a Great Start

CVTA Meeting

On September 8th, a team of 26 students (Bachelor of Commerce Business School and School of Media) officially started the CVTA (College Voucher for Technology Adoption) projects through the research office (ARI).
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Humber Fashion Students Intern with Yorkdale Dior

Dior Internship Students

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

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Ningbo Students Attend Orientation Program at Humber

Ningbo Students

The Business School welcomed 62 students from Ningbo University for a month-long orientation program before entering the final year of their Business Administration program at Humber.

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Humber Grad Places Third in TVO's Short Doc Contest

Sister In Silence Doc

Jesse Caplan, a Humber Business School grad and current Ryerson Journalism Student, had her short documentary Sister in Silence, place in third for TVO's Short Doc Contest 2018.

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

MeMe Collection

Medjy Mezilus, a Fashion Arts and Business graduate of 2017 had the opportunity to showcase her MeMe Collections in the Big Apple last weekend, during the New York Fashion Week.
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Humber Grad Accepted to Osgoode Hall Law School

A 2017 Paralegal Studies degree graduate, Katie Drury, was accepted as a transfer student into Year Two at Osgoode Hall Law School.
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Paralegal Studies Degree Students have Outstanding Success at 2018 Lions Cup Mooting Competition

Breanne, Daniel, Jen, Monis

Two students from the Paralegal Studies degree program had outstanding success at the inaugural 2018 Lions Cup Mooting Competition at York University on June 23rd and 24th, 2018.
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Students Receive Excellent Results on CFA Level 1 Exams

8 Bachelor of Commerce - Finance students wrote the CFA Level 1 exam in June 2018 and 50% of them passed! This is an excellent result given that on average, over the last 10 years, 40% of those writing the exam passed and most who write the exam are not recent graduates and many are 2nd and 3rd time writers.

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Professor Publishes Research Paper in the Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

Business School Professor Nabeel Mandahawi's recent research paper has been published in the International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 

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Hospitality & Tourism Management Program Coordinator Delivers ‘Keynote’ Address at Youth Leadership Conference

Ramesh Key Note Speech

This past summer Ramesh Srinivasan, Program Coordinator of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree delivered the closing keynote address at the SVBF LEVY annual conference.
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Fashion Students Attend the Time Capsule Exhibition

Louis Vuitton exhibit

On Friday, September 21 the Fashion Arts and Business students and faculty travelled to Union Station for their first program trip of the year, the Time Capsule Exhibition presented by Louis Vuitton.
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The Placement Centre Contributes to International Youth Day

International Day

The Blue Jays Care Foundation works with youth and their families in various community and social services organizations. This year’s theme was Career Day and they called upon the Placement Centre to contribute their energy and expertise.

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Parul University Students Participate in Leadership Beyond Boundaries Program

Parul University Leadership Beyond Borders Students

Students from Parul University, Humber’s academic partner in India, participated in a two-week Leadership Beyond Boundaries program at the Lakeshore campus in August.

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Business Professor Publishes New Book

Kathryn Filsinger

The 4th edition of Employment Law for Business and Human Resources Professionals by Kathryn Filsinger, a professor in the Business School, has just been published.

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ADR Students, Faculty and Alumni Give Back to Global Community


In June, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) faculty member Alicia Kuin and a team of current ADR students and recent ADR alumni attended the Rotary Convention in Toronto to promote opportunities associated with Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI).
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Business Grad Accepted into Masters Program at Ryerson

Irina Gorea

Irina Gorea, a Business School grad, has been accepted to the Masters of Science in Management program at Ryerson University.

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

Our Showcase keynote speaker Gabrielle Scrimshaw has inspired us to promote reconciliation by rebuilding relationships with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.
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Program Advisory Committee Member Awarded Mind Body Spirit Award

Angela Demontigny

Angela DeMontigny is the Mind Body and Spirit 2018 Award recipient and one of our esteemed Program Advisory Committee members for Fashion Arts and Business.
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Humber Students Organize Fashion Show Fundraiser

Fierce and Fabulous

On Thursday May 24th, 2018, a committee of 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 in Peel.

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Paralegal Degree Grad Excels Post Humber

A 2017 Paralegal Studies degree graduate, Katie Drury, is attending the Dual Canada/U.S. J.D. Program at Windsor Law School.

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Humber Fashion Trip to New York

Fashion Students in New York

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 Fashion Alumna Working as Fashion Professor in India

Devu Choksi

Devu Choksi, a Humber Fashion alumna, is now working as a full-time fashion professor at the IDT-Institute of Design and Technology in Gujarat, India. There, she teaches subjects such as Design Idea, Business Management and Visual Merchandising.

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Humber Student Wins MPI's Student of the Year Award

Amanda Bahn

Event Management students, Amanda Bahn and Lindsey Slade, were the only nominees at MPI's (Meeting Professionals International Organization's) Norman Neil Student of the Year award, with Amanda taking home the honour.
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Faculty Represents The Business School at First Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto


Fashion Program Coordinator and Professor, Jennifer Dawson and Business School Dean Alvina Cassiani both represented Humber at the first-ever Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO).

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Humber Spa "Evaluapp" to Streamline Classroom Learning

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

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Paralegal Graduates Secure Full-time Employment

The Tax Law Services Section of the Department of Justice Canada in Toronto is hiring seven 2018 graduates of the Paralegal Studies degree program on a full-time basis in May.
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Global Business Management Program Hosts Panel Discussion for 3rd Semester Students

PAC Panel

The Global Business Management Panel event brought together our 3rd-semester students and committee members for a discussion.
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CRA Mississauga Hires 10 Students for the Fall Semester

This is the third consecutive semester that Business School students have been hired at the CRA. Most recently, five students from the Business Administration Co-op diploma and five students from the Business Administration Accounting Co-op diploma have been hired for the Fall 2018 semester.

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The Business School Raises $100,000 For Camp Oochigeas

Camp Oochigeas

For the past six years, The Business School has partnered with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) to sell Toronto Marlies tickets to raise funds for Camp Oochigeas – a summer camp exclusively serving children with cancer.
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Humber Graduate Accepted into The Law School

A 2018 graduate, Devin Griffin, will be our first graduate attending The Law School at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Law School is ranked 17th out of 101 Law Schools in the United Kingdom. Devin was our first student to do his field placement with the Tax Law Services Section of the Department of Justice Canada in Ottawa.

Marketing Degree Students Impress Miele Executives with Capstone Presentations

Marketing Students

On April 30th, 2018, Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing students traveled to Miele Canada headquarters to deliver their Capstone presentations to an audience of Miele executives and Humber Faculty.
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International Development Degree Grad Secures Position at EQWIP HUBs

Robin Sagi in an all female class

Robin Sagi, a Bachelor of International Development grad, is currently the Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) Officer for EQWIP HUBs Indonesia in their Semarang Hub.
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Student Presents Her Winning Essay for the Greatest High School Teacher Contest

Greatest Teacher 3

This year one of our Fashion Arts and Business Students, Alyson Condon, submitted one of the winning essays in the Greatest High School Teacher Contest.
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Walk It Out Fashion Show 2018: Haute Humber

Fashion Show

Every year, graduating Fashion Arts and Business students organize an annual fashion show called Walk it Out. The student-run event showcases collections from well-known designers. 
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Human Resources Degree Students Present Cheque to Covenant House

HR Capstone Students

On Friday, April 27th - on the final day of their final semester - the 8th semester students in the Human Resources Degree program made their Capstone presentations in front of their classmates and a panel of judges.
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Paralegal Diploma Grad Secures Court Clerk and Registrar Position

In February 2018, Neel Narine, a 2017 Paralegal Education graduate, started working at the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General as a Court Clerk and Registrar. Henry Lowi, a Humber Law professor, noted that Neel always took his studies seriously, participated actively in lectures, and submitted thoughtfully-drafted assignments. Congratulations on your new position, Neel!

Humber Professor Gives Talk at Conference in Turkey

Mike Dover giving speech

Business Professor Mike Dover travelled to the PZ Marketing Summit in Istanbul, Turkey and presented a talk on his Humber Press book, Infinite Monkeys. The presentation was well received by a room full of industry professionals. 

Professors Travel to Saxion University for International Week

International Faculty

Two business school professors, Jennifer Dawson and Rossie Kadiyska, attended International Week at Saxion University in the Netherlands from March 19-23.

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Industry Leaders Speak with Fashion Management Students

Professionals speak with fashion management students

On April 5th, the third year Fashion Management students enrolled in the Retail Operations Management course, enjoyed a Fireside Chat with Stephanie Tomlin, Director of Purchasing and Planning for Sporting Life, and Alan Whitfield, VP of stores for Harry Rosen.
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Business Administration Students Raise Funds for Haitian Children

business administration students

Business Administration students recently chose a fundraising project for Haitian children as part of their course work for BMGT 262, Project Management. The students not only applied what they learned in class but also put their hearts into the project.
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Humber Students Win Bronze Medal at CIFP Eastern Regional Case Competition

CIFP Competition

Our Financial Planning Postgraduate program students Cavan D’Mello, Matt Pietrangelo, and Alexander Puntillo won the 3rd place medal in the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners Case Competition (Eastern Regional).
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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program Hosts Career & Appreciation Night

ADR Career & Appreciation Night attendees

On Thursday April 12th, 2018, an ADR Career & Appreciation Night was hosted at the Lakeshore Campus. The event provided students in the Humber ADR graduate program with a wonderful opportunity to network and connect with ADR professionals and program alumni.
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Lights, Camera, Fashion!

NASCAR-themed Fashion shoot

Students from Fashion Arts and Business, Fashion Management, Fashion Management and Promotions Post-grad program, Cosmetics Management and Creative Photography gathered to combine their creative talents at Silverline Studios on April 6, 7 and 8, 2018 for three very long intense days.

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Fashion Management Students Treated to VIP Visit to Panalpina

Panalpina Warehouse Visit

The fourth-year Fashion Management students were treated to a VIP visit to Panalpina, one of the world’s leading freight forwarders for luxury fashion.

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Business Professors Present at IMC University

Fabian Marks and Ionela Bacain

Two business school professors, Ionela Bacain and Fabian Marks attended International Masters Week at IMC University in Krems, Austria.

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Student Employment Success Stories - Paralegal Education Diploma

Congratulations to Sheena Brown, Christine Kebalo, Yuliya Lappo and Stephanie Alves, four Paralegal Education Diploma students and grads who have secured wonderful opportunities post graduation.

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VEB Program Completes Two Web Projects for Thrilled Clients

Humber Students working for the Voucher for E-Business Program recently completed two web-design projects for Tree of Life and GAD Technologies.

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Paralegal PC Awarded People's Choice Award for Judging at Osgoode Cup

Bernie Aron, the Program Coordinator for the Paralegal Degree Program, received the People's Choice Award for Judging for judging the Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition.

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International Development Post-grad Coordinator Selected to be on CCIC's Steering Committee

Susan MacGregor, a professor and coordinator for the International Development graduate program, has been selected to join a Canada-wide steering committee run by the Canadian Council for International Cooperation.

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Pinnacle Cosmetics Executive Speaks to Cosmetics Management Students

Cosmetic management students with Marta Etynkowski

Our Cosmetic Management students were pleased to welcome guest speaker Marta Etynkowski to their Ethics & Sustainability class. Marta is a Senior Cosmetics Executive for Pinnacle Cosmetics, a private label cosmetics company located right here in Toronto.
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International Business and Marketing Degree Job Market Panel

Job Market Panel

On Wednesday March 7th, 2018, a Job Market Panel event was hosted by the International Business and Marketing degree programs, in collaboration with The Business School Placement Centre at the Lakeshore Campus.
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Placement Centre Hosts Leadership in Business Panel

Leadership in Business Panel and Networking event

On Tuesday March 6th, 2018, a Leadership in Business Panel and Networking event was hosted by The Business School Placement Centre in collaboration with the Finance Student Association at the Lakeshore Campus.
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Business School Faculty Members Receive Distinguished Faculty Award

The Business School awarded Suzanne Ross and Jeff Short The 2016-17 Distinguished Faculty Award at The Business School awards ceremony that took place on February 21st, 2018.

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International Development Students Participate in a Research Roundtable

International Development Round Table

Ten students from the Bachelor of International Development program participated in a Research Roundtable on March 22, 2018.

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

Designing Change Competition

International Development undergraduate Graham Budgeon, along with 5 other Humber students, won the World Wildlife Fund’s Designing Change for a Living Planet Competition!
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Humber Hosts Accounting Case Competition

Accounting Competition Winners with Dean

Humber Business School students were selected during the Fall term to participate in a unique capstone course this Winter 2018 to prepare for the annual Ontario Colleges Accounting Case Competition.

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AMM Students Get a Glimpse of What It’s Like to Work at Twitter

AMM Twitter Visit

On March 15th our Advertising Media Management students visited Twitter’s Toronto office. The objective of the visit was for students to get a feel for what it’s like to work for a tech company.
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Insurance Management Program Hosts Successful Career Day

Insurance Management Career Day

On February 28, 2018, Humber College welcomed Trevor Buttrum, Manager of the Career Connections department from the Insurance Institute of Canada, and five industry thought leaders to speak with students from the Insurance Management Program.

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Marketing Students Win Bronze Medal in Big Data Hackathon Competition

On March 15th, Marketing Degree students Adam Berg, Danielle Tellier, and Nicole Teixeira won third place in the Big Data Hackathon 2018 Competition at Ryerson University.

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Legal Networking Week a Hit with Students and Employers

Legal Networking Night

The Placement Centre hosted their annual Business School Legal Networking Week featuring networking events for Paralegal Diploma, Degree, Postgraduate, and Law Clerk Diploma students.
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Paralegal Students Excel at 2018 Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition

Tudor Gagea and Daniel Pallag at Mooting Competition

Students from the Paralegal Studies degree program had incredible success at the 2018 Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition on March 3rd and 4th.
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Public Administration Postgrad Students Meet Mayor John Tory

Students with Mayor John Tory

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

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Students Learn About a Career in Fashion at Night Owl Event

Night Owl Event Fashion Students

On Wednesday March 14th, 2018, the fashion-focused Night Owl Networking event was hosted by The Business School Placement Centre at the Lakeshore Campus.

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Humber Staff Member is Empowering Her Community

Sanjukta Das

Our very own Sunjukta Das was featured in a New Canadian Media article titled, “Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community.”

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Part-Time Paralegal Instructor Receives Law Society Paralegal Award

Harry D. Fine, a retired Paralegal Education diploma teacher, was awarded the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award.

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

Sugar and Spice Window display

The latest window display at the Fashion Institute has been installed and features the work of Fashion Arts and Business, Fashion Management, Event Management and Creative Photography students.

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Students Launch The Humber Business Student Association

Humber Business Student Association Members

The Humber Business Student Association (HBSA) Launch was held on March 1, 2018 at the Lakeshore Campus.

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Fashion Student Launches Shoe Line at New York Fashion Week

Taneish Leslie with her models

On February 10th, Fashion Arts and Business student, Taneish Leslie, had the exciting opportunity and privilege of debuting her shoe line, Elle Forgiato (FORGIATTO for short) at the 2018 New York Fashion Week.
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Supply Chain Management Students Compete at 2018 APICS Student Case Competition

Students at Deloitte

On February 24th Humber Bachelor of Commerce Supply Chain Management students attended the 2018 APICS Student Case Competition.

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Fashion Diploma Student Appears on the Marilyn Denis Show

Vanessa on the Marilyn Dennis Show

This past February, a Fashion Arts and Business diploma student appeared on the Marilyn Denis Show to participate in the Stylist Academy Segment with Peter Papapetrou.
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Supply Chain Management Students Compete at 2018 SCMA Student Case Competition

Students at SCMA Student Case Competition

On February 24th Humber Bachelor of Commerce Supply Chain Management students joined the top students from across Canada to compete and strategize solutions for a capacity and transportation problem in the 2018 SCMA Student Case Competition.

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Esthetician/Spa and Cosmetic Management Students Give Back to the Community

Cosmetic Students at Daughter/Mother Tea

A team of students from the Esthetician/Spa Management and Cosmetic Management diploma programs volunteered their time to give back to the community.

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Paralegal Studies Grad Pursuing her Doctorate in Legal Studies

Sara Liden, a graduate of the Paralegal Studies degree program, completed her Master of Arts: Interdisciplinary Studies degree program at York University, and has now received admission to the Doctor of Philosophy Legal Studies program at Carleton University.

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High School Students Get Pampered in The Humber Spa

High School Students at Humber Spa

The Humber Spa participated in a recruitment initiative for students from Fletcher's Meadow Secondary School in Brampton Ontario.

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

Humber DECA Team

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.

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Human Resources Management Student Awarded 2018 Rob MacIsaac Fellowship

Caroline Neasmith

The Rob MacIsaac Fellowship Program seeks to cultivate innovative student research in transportation. The program finds placements for up to five fellows in diverse areas of our organization and runs every other year.

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The Placement Centre Hosts Successful Speed Networking Event

Business Speed Networking

Over 100 students enrolled in our Business Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, and Business Marketing diploma programs eagerly came out bright and early to meet with employers from various parts of industry.

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It's About Time (Steampunk) Window Display at the Fashion Institute

Steampunk Group Shot

Students from all three of the fashion programs, as well as photography and cosmetics students, were engaged with the latest window installation at The Fashion Institute.

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Empowering Women: Success in the Workplace

Empowering Women Panel

On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, the Placement Centre in collaboration with the Management Studies student association hosted a panel discussion involving female industry professionals in conversation about women empowerment and success in the workplace.

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Event Management Students Learn from Alumni and Employers at Networking Event

Employer Appreciation Event Group Shot

The Event Management Program recently hosted their Employer and Alumni Networking Event in the Fashion Institute at Humber Lakeshore on February 22nd.

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Humber Business Student Association Mixer

Students at Student Mixer

On March 1st, 2018, The Business School Placement Centre participated in the Humber Business Association Mixer.

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Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Teens and Seniors

Winners of Cafe Wars

The Social Entrepreneurship in Action course places business students in leadership roles and is an alternative to the traditional business placement requirement for Business Administration, Business Management, and Business Marketing students.

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Visiting Scholar at the IMF

Pierre-Pascal Gendron

Pierre-Pascal Gendron, Professor and Program Coordinator, International Business and Healthcare Management, was appointed Visiting Scholar with the Fiscal Affairs Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C.

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Humber International Development Grad Making a Difference in Mongolia

Ken Umali in Mongolia

Ken Umali, a recent graduate of Humber's Bachelor of International Development program, is currently in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, working as a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for Uniterra.
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Student Discusses Her Love of Cosmetics Industry

Nicole at work

Check out this interview with Cosmetic Management student and Cosmetic Management Leadership Award recipient, Nicole Seow.
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Business School Grad Meets Dr. Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall and Femme International

Sabrina Rubli, a 2013 International Development graduate and Co-Founder and Executive Director of Femme International, recently met with Dr. Jane Goodall.
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Students Visit TJX Canada Home Office

Business Students Tour TJX Canada Home Office

On February 13th, an enthusiastic group of Business Students, along with members of the Placement Centre, visited the TJX Canada Home Office for a tour of the company headquarters.

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Law Student Externship Position

Katie Drury who graduated from the Paralegal Studies degree program in June 2017 was accepted for admission at the University of Windsor Law School in the Canada and United States Dual J.D. program.

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Supply Chain Management Student Association Networking Event

Supply Chain Networking Event

The Supply Chain Management Student Association Networking Event was held on February 1, 2018 at the Humber College Lakeshore Campus.

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Finance Industry Panel of Professionals

Commerce Finance Degree Panel presentation

On Tuesday Feb 6th, the Bachelor of Commerce Finance Degree Program held an event in the G Commons at the Lakeshore campus for students. 50 finance degree students were in attendance and were able to ask questions of a panel of finance industry professionals.

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Fashion Students Visit the ROM’s Christian Dior Collection

Jennifer Dawson and Fashion Students at ROM

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

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Introducing the Michael Planche Memorial Award

Mike Planche

In remembrance of our recently passed friend and faculty member, The Business School has created the Michael Planche Memorial Award, which will award one student $1000.

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International Business Grad Hosts UofT Radio Show

Julia Chan Headshot

Julia Chan, graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce - International Business program, is currently a student in the Masters of Public Policy program at the School of Public and Governance at the University of Toronto.
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Insurance Management Students Score Highest Marks on CIP Exam

Scott Wright and Zhiquan (Harold) Pan, two Insurance Management - Property and Casualty program students, both went above and beyond to achieve the highest mark of Honors on their Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) exams.
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Paralegal Student Wins at 2017 Capital Cup Mooting Competition

Tudor Gagea and Daniel Pallag

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

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Professor Promotes Insurance Management Program in Industry Trade Magazine

John McNeil, a part-time Professor and Program advisor of the Insurance Management - Property and Casualty program, spoke with Canadian Underwriter about the advantages and benefits of the new Insurance Management - P&C program.
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Business Professor Published in European Journal of Operational Research

Hussam Jawad Headshot

Hussam Jawad, a Professor at The Business School and the School of Applied Technology, has had his paper, “Improving Supply Chain Sustainability Using Energy Analysis” published in the scientific journal, European Journal of Operational Research.

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Accounting Diploma Students Secure Co-Op positions with CRA

This semester, seven third-, fourth- and fifth-year students from the Business Administration - Accounting diploma program secured accounting positions at the Canada Revenue Agency.
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Faculty Member Travels to Mongolia for Volunteer Experience

Anita volunteering in Mongolia

In July 2017, Anita A. John, Program Coordinator of the Law Clerk program, worked at the Mongolian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a tax and e-commerce advisor.

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Paralegal Alumnus Appointed as Justice of the Peace

Keon Lee Headshot

Effective August 9th, 2017, Keon Lee, a 2013 Paralegal Diploma graduate was appointed as a Justice of the Peace to the Ontario Court of Justice.

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Retiree Dinner

Retirement Dinner

On January 10th, a retiree dinner was held for Tammie Dunnett, Nancy Kerry and Anita Adamek to thank them for their years of service to Humber and The Business School.

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Degree and Postgrad Information Night

Prospective Students at Info Night

The Business School held its first Degree and Postgrad information session on Tuesday, January 23rd at Lakeshore campus.

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Marketing Students Visit Miele Canada Headquarters in Preparation for Capstone Project

Students brainstorming ideas at Miele

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

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Visiting Scholars at the Business School

This semester, two visiting scholars - Dr. Sahil Raj and Dr. Renata Guidi - will call Humber their new home, as they conduct their post-doctoral research and teach our students.

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Business School Faculty Celebrate Career Milestones

Alvina and Faculty Member

In 2017, a number of our faculty members celebrated 10- and 25-year anniversaries working at the Business School. We wouldn’t be the leading polytechnic institution without all of their hard work and commitment.

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The Business School Hosts the Humber College Marketing Competition

Dean, Faculty and Marketing student winners

On November 20th, 2017, The Business School decided to host our very own Humber College Marketing Competition in place of the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition.

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

Students in banana costumes

Early in January, students, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the designation of Humber College Lakeshore Campus as a Fair Trade Campus, the first college campus in Ontario to achieve this designation.

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

Students working at table

At Humber, we are committed to making sure our students get real-world experience and are career-ready. One way students are able to do this is through the Voucher for E-Business Program.

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International Development Students Aid Canadian Forces in their Refugee Crisis Training

Students with military

For two weekends, students from the International Development postgraduate program lived on Trenton Base, assisting with a large readiness exercise for Canadian Forces members across Ontario.

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Fashion Students Attend Higher Education Summit

People at Higher Education Summit

On November 26 and 27, 2017, Fashion Arts and Business diploma students attended the annual Higher Education Summit at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

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From Concept to Reality: This Humber Cosmetic Grad Makes It Happen

Elisa Tricarico with product

After graduating from the Humber Business School, Elisa started working at Orchard International as a Cosmetic Product Developer where it’s her job to bring a beauty product from concept to reality.

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There's No Stopping Our Bachelor of Commerce DECA-U Chapter

Students at DECA-U Ryerson Invitational

This past November, the Humber DECA-U chapter competed in Ryerson’s “Evolve” Conference. The Ryerson Invitational marks the sixth DECA Competition the Humber chapter has been a part of since September.

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Fashion Management Students Attend Talk Featuring Shopify CEO, Harley Finkelstein

Students at Canadian Club Event

On Thursday, November 9th, 2017, members of The Business School Placement Centre accompanied eight Fashion Management students to an engaging event featuring Harley Finkelstein, Chief Operating Officer, Shopify.

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CRA Hires 9 Business School Students for Winter Placement

This coming winter, nine business school students will be getting their first real exposure to the accounting industry and a sneak preview of their future careers.

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Faculty Member Travels to Bhutan to Give Lecture on his New Book

Kent Schroeder in Bhutan

Kent Schroeder, the Director of International Development Projects, recently travelled to the Himalayan country of Bhutan where he was invited to speak about his new book to an audience of government officials, business leaders and civil society representatives. 

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Esthetician/Spa Management Grad Excels in Industry

Kaileigh Gunn Cosmetics Grad

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

Kassie Jones Grad

Art comes in all forms and can be displayed in all types of venues. Painters display their works in galleries, street artists use the urban landscape as their canvas. For Kassandra Jones, a 2017 Esthetician: Spa Management graduate, her works of art are proudly displayed on the nails of her clients.

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Students and Faculty Help Launch 100 Years of Heritage Fashion Exhibit

100 Years of Fashion

As a tribute to Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the Humber Fashion Institute and the Fashion Management and Promotions program, presented the exhibit, “100 Years of Heritage Fashion.”

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Tech Week Fall 2017 A Huge Success

DBSA Tech Week

The Digital Business Student Association hosted their second Tech Week. Students, faculty and Humber community members came out to attend hands-on workshops on MS Excel, Shopify, Google AdWords and Analytics, and Filmora.

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Canadian Retail Educators Association's Inaugural Retail Charrette

Retail Charette

On October 1st and 2nd, 2017, three students from Humber's Fashion Management programs participated in the Canadian Retail Educators Association's inaugural Retail Charrette.

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Students Launch The Business School Hospitality and Tourism (H&T) Club

H&T Club

On Thursday, September 28th, The Business School Hospitality and Tourism (H&T) Club held its first-ever meetup.

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International Business Grad Places in Top Ten in the Peter Drucker Challenge Essay

Shivanie Mangal

Shivanie Mangal, an International Business graduate, was recently selected as one of the winners of the Global Peter Drucker Challenge Essay 2017.

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Fashion Management Program Coordinator Visits Namuna College of Fashion Technology

Namuna College

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

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Professors Teach Entrepreneurship to Instructors in Ethiopia

Professors in Ethiopia

Peter Sirois and Jim Skinner of the Business School recently returned from an assignment in Ethiopia teaching Ethiopian instructors how to teach entrepreneurship to their students.

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Fashion Arts Professor Promotes Women Entrepreneurship in Nepal

Jennifer Dawson Leave for Change

This past July, Jennifer Dawson, a Business School professor and Program Coordinator for the Fashion Arts and Business program, participated in a life-changing volunteer opportunity with the Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (FWEAN).

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GBM Students Launch Humber GBM Student Association

GBM Student Association Founders

This past June, students in the Global Business Management program launched a 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."

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Accounting Professor Volunteers with GENET in Blantyre, Malawi

GENEL Malawi

This past August, Ionela Bacain, an Accounting Professor and Program Coordinator of the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting program, travelled to Blantyre, Malawi as a Leave for Change volunteer.

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International Student Continues Legal Studies at Utrecht University

Satu Flynn Paralegal

Satu Flynn, an international student from Finland, has been accepted into the Master of Law Programme in European Law at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. 

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New Faculty Announcements

As this new academic year begins, we're excited to welcome new and returning faculty to The Business School. These professors all share a passion for teaching, an extensive list of academic credentials and years of experience working in high-ranking roles in fields like Marketing, Law, Finance and more. The faculty members joining us this year include Fabian Marks, Steve Lorini, Emily Gaszynski and Jeffery Nicholson.

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Business School Alumnus Excels in Public Administration Career

Jason Stanley was a student in the Public Administration Graduate Certificate Program. Since graduating in 2005, Jason has gained a breadth of experience from a number of progressively senior capacities in multiple ministries. Most recently, Jason accepted an acting assignment as Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy, Stewardship and Program Policy Division. Congratulations Jason on your success!

Business School Faculty Travel to European Partner Institutions

Faculty in Denmark

Four Business School faculty members participated in faculty exchanges between March and May, 2017. Lynn McAuliffe, Melanie Shulman, Maria Racanelli and Mike Dover each had the exciting opportunity to spend upwards of a week at partner institutions in Denmark, The Netherlands and Austria.

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The Business School Offers Degree Pathway for all Ontario Paralegal Students

The Business School has received approval from the Law Society to allow graduates of paralegal education (Diploma) programs from accredited institutions in Ontario, to be granted advanced standing to enter into year three of the accredited Paralegal Education (Degree) program offered by The Business School.
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Humber Business Faculty Member Volunteers at Mongolian University


Sanjukta Das, a Business Placement Advisor at the School of Business, could have spent her annual vacation relaxing at the beach, sightseeing abroad or reading a good book. But, instead, she decided to convert her three weeks of relaxation into an exciting, meaningful and life-changing experience.

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Ningbo Faculty and Staff Learn Design Thinking Methodology and Project-Based Learning

Ningbo faculty learning

The faculty and staff of the Humber-Ningbo program participated in a professional development session to learn about the Design Thinking Methodology and Project-Based Learning as a way to better engage students.

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All Work and No Play? The Ningbo Students from China have arrived at Humber

Ningbo Students Orientation

Students from the Humber-Ningbo partnership program had a busy August after arriving in Toronto on July 31st.

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Developing Empathetic Youth Leaders in the Leadership Beyond Boundaries Summer Program

LBB Students

In July 2017, The Business School welcomed students from our academic partners, Parul University in India and IMC University of Applied Sciences in Krems, Austria, to a two-week Leadership Beyond Boundaries program.

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International Development Student Meets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau


This summer, International Development student, Nathaniel Taylor, had the opportunity and privilege of meeting and speaking with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Fashion Management Degree Students Apply their Experience During Capstone Course

Students in the Fashion Management degree program completed their capstone course this past spring. The course was a major undertaking for the students, as they had to apply the knowledge, skills and experience they acquired throughout their years of study.

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Fashion Arts and Business Program Hosts Workshops for High School Students

YE 1

On Thursday, June 1st, the Humber Fashion Arts and Business Diploma program hosted workshops for the Youth Enrichment Program students from Holy Cross and St. Mary’s high school.

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Humber Hosts The Apparel Affinity Group's Annual College-Wide Meeting

AAG Meeting  
Humber College hosted The Apparel Affinity Group's annual college-wide meeting on May 24-26 in Toronto.

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Business School Faculty Attend the FGI Toronto Mentor Dinner


Fashion Group International’s (FGI) Toronto Chapter held its annual Mentor Dinner at the Hôtel Le Germain this past week.

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Business Student Wins Bronze at Skills Ontario Competition

Skills Ontario Competition

On May 2nd, 2017, Divya M., a Business Management student, and Shawn M., a Business Administration student, represented the Humber Business School at the Skills Ontario Competition held at the Toronto Congress Centre.

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Business School Alumni Give Career Advice to Business Administration Students

Alumni Talk

To end this past semester, the Business School held their inaugural Business Administration Alumni Project Give Back event for the current Business Administration class.

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Humber Degree Students Compete Successfully at the International Career Development Conference

 DECA-U Team

From April 19-22nd, Humber degree students from the Lakeshore DECA-U chapter attended the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, California.
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FCBB Awards The Business School

The FCBB held a networking event and awarded the Business School with the 2017 FCBB Award of Excellence.

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Humber Alumni Offer Career Tips and Advice to HRM Graduating Class

HHRS Panel

On April 15th, the Humber Human Resources Society, a student-run and elected committee that arranges campus events, organized an alumni panel discussion titled, Life After Humber, for the Human Resources Management graduating class.

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Humber Students Score in Overtime for Camp Oochigeas Victory

Camp Oochigeas Hockey team

This year, students from 11 selling classes in 8 separate Business School programs participated in the Marlies Ticket Sales Program raising a record $30,938 for Camp Oochigeas, a camp for children cancer.

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International Development Graduate Joins the Canadian Tamils' Chamber


Congratulations to Vathanan Jegatheesan, who has recently joined the Canadian Tamils' Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) as the Executive Director.

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Inside the Marketing Capstone - From the Lions Lair to the Wolves Den

Marketing students

In the final semester of the Bachelor of Commerce Marketing program, students are required to develop and present a strategic marketing plan for a Canadian enterprise. 
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Finance Students Visit BMO's Annual General Meeting

Business Administration students at BMO's Institute for Learning

Business Administration students represented Humber with pride as they met BMO’s executive team including CEO William Downe, Vice Chairman Frank Techar, and the Board of Directors, before the Annual General Meeting.

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Business Students Take Café Wars to the Next Level

High school students competing in Cafe Wars

On April 7th, a team of Humber Business Administration and Business Management students hosted 15 teams composed of 90 grade 12 business students from high schools across the GTA for an exciting opportunity to learn about small business management.
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Business School Open House a Success

Business Professor and Program Coordinator Maria Racanelli with Business students Lisa, Katerina and Sebastian at the Open House

Thank you to everyone who participated at our Open House on Saturday April 8th and for sharing your experiences with future Humber students.

Infuse Magazine Celebrates Student Success

Humber is celebrating 50 years of student success. Infuse magazine is reflective of how we prepare students for the fashion industry.
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Event Management Students Appear on CP24

Lauren and Rachel on CP24

Beach Bump, an indoor volleyball tournament organized by Event Management students Lauren March and Rachel Moiseev aired on CP24 on March 26th and was a huge success.

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New Investment Book Club Launches in March

Investment Book Club

On Thursday March 30th, Professor Racanelli held the Investment Book Club's (HIBC) inaugural meeting in E205. Each week, one business student will co-chair the HIBC by initiating and leading a discussion based on the reading material provided to all members.

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The Finance Degree Reaches New Status

The Business School gets right to the heart of training, working in consultation with industry, other academic institutions and the Ministry to develop a rigorous curriculum to meet industry needs. As such, it is not surprising that the program has received recognition from the CFA Institute.
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BMO Capital Markets VP Visits Finance Students

Pete Chauvin

On Wednesday March 29th, PAC (Program Advisory Committee) member Peter Chauvin, Managing Director of BMO Capital Markets presented to Humber's Finance students.

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Infuse Meets Robin Kay at the FGI Fashion Visionary Awards

FGI Event

On Monday, March 27th the Infuse Magazine students from the Fashion Arts and Business Diploma were present for the FGI Toronto Visionary Award recognizing Robin Kay and her contributions to the fashion industry.

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Business Students Prepare Emergency Kits on World Water Day

World Water Day

On Wednesday March 22nd, Humber College students spent World Water Day preparing family emergency kits for Syrian refugees.

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IBA Features PepsiCo Customer Development VP at Insights Series

IBA Event speaker with students

On Tuesday March 7th, the International Business Association (IBA) hosted a new edition of its Insights series featuring Blair Ruelens, Vice President of Customer Development at PepsiCo Foods Canada and member of the Program Advisory Committee for International Business.

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Humber Professor Analyzes the Federal Budget on CBC Radio

On Wednesday March 22nd, Bachelor of Commerce Professor Pierre-Pascal Gendron was interviewed for a 2017 federal budget segment on the French CBC Radio One program “L’heure de pointe” hosted by Line Boily.

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Vanier BDC Case Challenge 2017

Students with Maria at BDC Case Challenge

A team of three Humber Business Administration students participated in the Vanier College BDC Case Challenge in Montreal on February 10-12th 2017.
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Advertising Media Management Class Visits Twitter Canada

AMM Class at Twitter headquarters

On Wednesday March 22nd, Humber's Advertising - Media Management students had the opportunity to visit Twitter Canada as part of their Media Management Planning: Interactive Digital Course taught by our very own Ivan Pehar.

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VEBTA Team Present at the Humber Applied Industry Breakfast

VEBTA Students presenting at the Industry breakfast

Thanks to Kiran Bajwa and Christine Howald from The Business School, and Shyren Husham from the School of Media Studies for presenting the work of the VEBTA at the Humber Applied Research Industry Breakfast.

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Humber Students Discuss Marketing Communication Strategy at Steam Whistle Brewery

Steam Whistle Discussion

On Friday March 10th, Steam Whistle Brewery hosted sixty Humber Marketing Management Post Graduate students for an informative discussion on its Integrated Marketing Communications strategy.

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Students Launch The FASHION Humber Project

FMP Students

As a requirement of the IMC (Integrated Marketing Communications) course lead by Professor Anne Cramer, Fashion Management and Promotions postgraduate students have created a website dedicated to the business side of fashion.
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Golf Management Graduate Joins the Donalda Club Professional Shop Team

Congratulations to  Professional Golf Management graduate Luke Pulla, who has been recently promoted to an Associate Professional, assisting the Director of Golf in all aspects of the golf operation.

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AFBS Industry Panel Inspires Fashion Students

On Thursday March 2th, the AFBS (Association of Fashion Business Students) hosted an industry panel night moderated by Fashion Management Professor Bruce Sinclair.

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Marketing Degree Becomes the First Undergraduate Program in Canada to Receive SAS Approval

The Business School Bachelor of Commerce Marketing degree has been approved by SAS (Statistical Analysis System) for the joint Business Certification Program. This certificate will put Humber students in a cutting-edge market position.

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Supporting Children and Youth in Need

Last December, The Business School management and staff helped raise $2076 for the Children's Aid Foundation during the annual holiday party.

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Delftwear Window Display at The Fashion Institute

Delftwear display

Students from all three of the fashion programs were engaged with the latest window installation at The Fashion Institute.

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Food Starter Entrepreneurs Participate in Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce Capstone Project

Food Starter entrepreneurs have been working with Humber College professors Pierre-Pascal Gendron and Youssef Youssef to create an opportunity for clients to work with graduating students in the Bachelor of Commerce program.

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New Faces of The Business School

New Faces Campaign photoshoot

Program Coordinators and staff selected students who they felt best represented their program for a photoshoot to promote the "New Faces of The Business School" campaign.

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Indonesian Youth Entrepreneurs Tell their Story at International Development Week

IDI Students

“The only way to success is learning by doing,” said 21-year-old Grey Sikome in his passionate presentation about how Humber’s Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy (SEDS) has made a difference in his life.

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Humber Alumni Visits FASH 253 Classroom

FASH 253 class

This month, Anna Zamparo’s Global Retail Operations Fashion Arts and Business classes were visited by a former Humber graduate, Bethany King.

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FGI Career Night

FGI Career Night

On Monday February 13th, Fashion Group International hosted their second annual FGI Career Night at Ryerson University to educate students on various fashion career paths.

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Fashion Professor Uses an Innovative Evaluation Method in the Classroom

Fashion Professor Anne Cramer shares the innovative evaluation method she implemented to provide her students with real-time feedback on presentations.

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HRM Students Support Their Programs at Canada’s Largest HRPA Trade Show

HRPA Event

Human Resources Management (HRM) students from the Business School’s postgraduate and degree programs participated in Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) trade show on February 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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Business School Professor Analyzes #baycott

Fashion Managament Program Coordinator and Professor, Bruce Sinclair discusses how carrying the Ivanka Trump brand will affect HBC's sales from a business standpoint.

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Truly, HR!

HR Student at Dovercourt Boys & Girls Club

Rachael Goulding, a student of postgraduate Human Resources Management program hosted a potluck "International" party (for peers away from home, without family for "holiday").

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Humber Launches Paralegal Journal

Humber's Paralegal Studies degree program – the only one of its kind in Ontario – is known for helping advance the profession in the province. Now, with the launch of a paralegal journal, program coordinator Bernie Aron continues to think big.
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International Development Delegates Brought Together for Global Citizenship Forum

Vichheka Sok, Susan MacGregor, Piyali Chakraborti, Claudia Aparicio, Kevin O'Neill, Chi Mandivenga

The International Development Program at Humber's Business School hosted the Annual Global Citizenship Forum of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation in G Building February 2nd - 3rd, 2017.

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Students Successfully Complete the VEBTA: Milton Youth Theatre Productions Project

Congratulations to Hanadi Alnawab, Program Coordinator of the Digital Business Management Program and her team, Alina Kniazeva and Shyren Husham for successfully revamping the Milton Youth Theatre Productions Website.

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Giving Back to Your Alma Mater: Enriching the Next Generation of HR Professionals

HR Students

Adriana Correale, an alumna from the Human Resources Management postgraduate certificate program expressed her aspiration to give back to the Humber community.

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Advertising Media Management Grad Night

AMM Grad night

On January 26th, Kathy Saunders and the current batch of Advertising Media Management (AMM) Post Grad students hosted a “Grad Night”.

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Digital Business Management Hosts TechWeek 2017

Shopify 2

Congratulations to the Digital Business Student Association on the success of their first TechWeek.

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FUA Public Relations Coordinator Visits The Third Floor Fashion District

On January 19th, the Fashion Arts and Business Diploma students gave a tour of their Fashion District to Public Relations Coordinator, Massimo Coppetti from Florence University of the Arts.

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DECA U Provincials Competition a Success

Humber competed in the Advertising Campaign Challenge (ADC) and took home a 2nd place medal out of a total of 14 universities and colleges competing in the Ad Campaign Challenge across the province.

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TechWeek 2017

Join the Digital Business Student Association for a series of hands-on workshops and a grad panel during the week of Jan 23. This four day event at Lakeshore campus will include workshops for Facebook Ads, MailChimp, and Shopify led by fellow peers at Humber.

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Humber's OCMC 2016 Placement Results


Fourteen students were recognized for their achievements at the awards night with Humber placing in 7 Case/Individual events out of a possible 10 events.

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Sample Sale

Sample Sale

On Friday December 9th, 2016, the Fashion Arts and Business students held their second sample sale of the semester.

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Second Annual Strut With Your Mutt

dog on runway

Humber's Fashion Arts students organized the second annual Strut With Your Mutt canine fashion show at Purina PawsWay last month.

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Welcome to Gratitude Hall


A new space at the North Campus dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the college’s donors, supporters, alumni and friends has officially opened.

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La Bella Rosa Holiday Window Display

la bella rosa

Check out the latest holiday window display at The Fashion Institute, titled, "La Bella Rosa"

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FIDM Holds an Information Session with Humber’s Fashion Arts and Business Students

FIDM event

A College Representative from FIDM held an information session to our Fashion Arts and Business students on Thursday November 3rd. 

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Business Admin Graduate Follows His Heart from Humber to France

Nic at the RBC podium

For some people, graduating from college and launching a successful career in one of the top five big banks would be enough – but not for Nicolas Salem. 

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Business School Paralegal Program Coordinator Gets Published!

Bernie Aron

Congratulations to Bernie Aron, Program Coordinator, Paralegal Degree, on The Humber Journal of Paralegal Access to Justice which has just been published."

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Humber Travels to Ningbo, China for a Celebration of Partnership

Ningbo celebration

The Humber-Ningbo program, which began in 1996, is the college’s longest-standing international partnership and has produced more than 2,000 graduates.

The anniversary celebration took place on Ningbo University’s campus where Humber President, Chris Whitaker and Ningbo University Vice President, Yan Xiaojun spoke to the audience about the successful partnership between the two institutions.

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Supply Chain Management Grad Panel and Networking Event

Supply Chain Management Grad Panel and Networking Event

The Business School Placement Centre, along with the Supply Chain Management Student Association hosted a Supply Chain Management Grad Panel and Networking Event on October 26, 2016, at the Humber College Lakeshore Campus.

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Information Session

Fairmont info session

On October 25, 2016, The Business School Placement Centre hosted an information session at Humber Lakeshore Campus with Janine Valliere of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

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Esthetician/Spa Management Students Are Industry Ready

A great piece in The Globe and Mail featuring Esthetician/Spa Management Program Coordinator Antonietta Perretta. We are proud that our students are ready to meet employer needs in the wellness sector upon graduation!

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Business Speed Networking Event

spped networking

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, over 150 seventh semester students from the Business Management, Accounting, Marketing and Business Administration diploma programs came together for a Business Speed Networking Event at Humber College North Campus hosted by The Business School Placement Centre.

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Working Together to Make a Difference

Humber International Development Postgraduate program alumni Laveza, Nabil and Christine

Humber International Development Postgraduate program alumni Laveza (R), Nabil and Christine (L) work together at International Development and Relief Foundation. Here they celebrate at the Annual Gala.

Banking and Finance Networking Event

Banking and Finance Networking booth

On October 18, 2016, The Placement Centre hosted an Employer Banking Networking Event for postgrad, diploma and degree students.

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Christine Hagen Shares her Summer Study Abroad Experience in India 2016

Christine Hagen celebrating an Indian festival

My name is Christine Hagen and I am currently a second year Digital Business Management student. During my first year of studies at Humber, I really wanted to make my education count. My interest in studying abroad rose after taking a class on Social Entrepreneurship and learning about various entrepreneurs and how they decided to take their current path.

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Faculty Beyond Classroom - International Volunteering Experience

International volunteers

Parveen Gill has been actively involved in The Mentoring Partnership program offered by TRIEC for seven years. This time, Parveen’s passion for giving back to society, empower people, enhance capacity and stimulate her own learning pursuit took her to Hanoi, Vietnam. She volunteered through Leave for Change program.

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Fashion Group International Trend Forecasting Event

On September 20th, Fashion Group International hosted its Trend Forecasting event featuring a presentation on global trends for AW ‘17, by co-founder and Creative Director of MintModa, Sharon Graubard. This must-attend event also featured presentations on current hair trends from Owner and Salon Director at Toni&Guy Toronto, Clarissa Borg, and nail trends from business development manager from CND - Creative Nail Design, Jennifer Mather. Humber Fashion Faculty in attendance included: Jennifer Dawson, Kristi Kennedy, Anne Cramer, and Bruce Sinclair.

International Placement Opportunity For International Development Grad

"I have arrived at my placement. Everything went smoothly during my training in Paris and I am settling into my Amman life well. The training in Paris was similar to our classes in finance, logistics and proposal writing and the security training was also very familiar to me from class. As of right now we have 3 Humber alumni working at ACTED in Amman! Thank you again for putting together such a relevant and practical year. I truly can't believe how far I've come in the last year due to the program."

- Kelly West, International Development Postgraduate Certificate graduate

Nottingham Trent University International Information Session

On September 28th, Nottingham Trent University’s International Officer William Burns, held an Information Session for all Humber Fashion Arts students who are interested in their BA International Fashion Business Program. The session was well attended with 30 fashion students. After the presentation and one on one consultations, five Humber students were offered admission on the spot.

HBC Lunch and Learn

HBC Lunch and Learn

The HBC (Hudson’s Bay Company) Lunch & Learn took place on September 15, 2016, in L 1017 at Humber Lakeshore Campus.

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Leadership Beyond Boundaries Summer Program

Students at the AGO

The Business School is pleased to announce that students from our partnership school in India, Parul University have arrived.

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Digital Business Management Graduate Shares Her Experience with New Students

Faria Islam is proud to be a Humber alumni. Always happy to talk about her experience at Humber Faria recently spoke with new Digital Business Management students during Orientation. Read more about her experience below, in her own words.

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Employer Appreciation 2016

Employers Appreciation Event

On Thursday, September 22, the Humber College Business School Placement Centre hosted their signature Employer Appreciation event.

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Ningbo and Jimei Students Graduate from Davenport University

Graduating students

Recently, a group of Ningbo and Jimei students graduated from Davenport University in Grand Rapids Michigan. Some of the students graduated from the degree program while others completed their MBA.

From Humber to Holt Renfrew

Nail polish

Two Humber Esthetician/Spa Management Diploma program graduates went straight from Humber to Holt Renfrew. We are proud to see the success of Taralee Brewer and Samantha McLean so early in their careers.

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Humber DBSA Launches Lemonade Stand

Lemonade stand

Thursday September 22, 2016 marked the launch of DBSA’s second event, a Lemonade stand in the L Building at Lakeshore Campus. Digital Business Management students handed out free lemonade and cookies to students and got the word out about their new student association.

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The Humber Advantage

Recently, Humber Spa manager Delia Fiorante received an email from the Customer Service Manager at Sherwood Village Spa about the amazing work our graduates are doing. Thank you to the entire Spa Management teaching team for helping our students shine.

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The Real Story About Augmented Reality

"Don’t be fooled by Pokémon Go. AR marketing solutions still face significant challenges," according to The Business School professors Owen Parker, Amanpreet Chhina and Marcos Cavenaghi. Their research article "The Real Story About Augmented Reality" was recently published in the Ivey Business Journal. Click the link below to read the full article.

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Humber Celebrates 20 years with Ningbo University

Graduating class

On Friday, April 29th 70 Chinese students graduated from the Humber-Ningbo and Humber-Jimei Programs. It was also an extra special celebration as Humber College and Ningbo University celebrate the 20th anniversary of their joint partnership program.

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Career Q & A with Program Coordinator Susan Roberton

Fashion Management and Promotions alum Jennifer Wilcox recently interviewed Program Coordinator Susan Roberton about her fashion career and her tips for a successful fashion career in Style Nine to Five.

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Paralegal Education Students Come Together For "Celebrating Your Success"

Celebrating Your Success event

On Thursday, June 2, 2016, soon to be graduates and alumni of the Paralegal Education Diploma program came together in the Seventh Semester Room for "Celebrating Your Success."

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Humber Honours Exemplary Business School Students

Humber recently honoured two exemplary graduates with the President's Medal. The two graduates received the honour for their hard work, dedication, professionalism and forward-thinking. Congratulations to Julia Chan and Kirsten Engineer.

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Faculty PD Day

The Business School is hosting a Professional Development Day for all faculty on June 20, 2016. Choose your sessions and come learn about new innovations in teaching and learning with your Business School colleagues.

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Program Coordinator Susan Roberton Discusses Style Tribes

Starting in high school, people begin to use brands to identify with a "style tribe" says Susan Roberton, who teaches graduate students at Humber College's Fashion Management program. On campus, that process of self-labelling continues, with subtle differences.

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Ristics - From Risk To Reward

Michael Planche

Mike Planche explains Ristics, or “Applied Business Management” as providing an opportunity for final year Business Management students to apply their knowledge in the real world.

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An Honourary Humber Degree Recipient Is Recognized By Yale

Yale has acknowledged something that Humber knew two years ago — Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella is an extraordinary Canadian.

Yale Law School awarded Justice Abella an honorary degree, making her the first woman in the Ivy League school’s 315 year history to receive the distinction. She joins William Lyon Mackenzie King, Vincent Massey and Lester B. Pearson as the only Canadians honoured by the school.

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Dean Alvina Cassiani Receives Innovation of the Year Award

Alvina Cassiani

Alvina Cassiani, Dean of The Business School at Humber was honoured with a "Humber Innovation Award" for her newest initiative "The Dean's Newsletter."

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Professional Development Day 2016

The annual Business School Professional Development Day was held on June 20, 2016 at the Lakeshore Campus and it was a great success.

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Keeping Up-to-Date on Marketing Trends Through Research

Amanpreet Chhina

Humber International Marketing Professor, Amanpreet Chhina understands the need to stay current with the constant changes in trends and technology in the marketing industry. For professor Chhina, exploring the questions and issues that result from changing trends is key when analyzing research initiatives.

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