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A little over seven years ago, students of Telfer’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program approached professor Guy Laflamme with the suggestion of working with charity organizations as part of their final team assignment. Since then, more than 50 charity and not-for-profit organizations have benefitted from the talent and dedication of uOttawa’s EMBA students. The success of this project has been a source of great pride for professor Laflamme, who has been working hard to educate students on the importance of corporate social responsibility in his Strategic Marketing Management course.  Read more ›

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For their Consumer Behaviour class, around 50 students from the Telfer School of Management put together marketing strategies for the Festival franco-ontarien (FFO).  Read more ›

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On December 4, 2012, CASCO students took to the stage at the Delta Ottawa City Centre to raise a record breaking $45,080.61 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  The theme of this year’s event was “Time Warp”, where all performances were focused around the 6 last decades.  Read more ›

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Jean-François Vincent-Rocan who is studying at the Telfer School of Management for the completion of his Graduate Diploma for Scientific Management and Leadership, as part of his PhD in Chemistry, entered the Walmart Green Student Challenge with another uOttawa student. Their innovative eco-friendly idea has enabled them to gain incredible support from the community and reach 3rd place in the contest.  Read more ›

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What began as one Telfer student’s passion for skateboarding turned into a $1,000 fundraising reality for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Daniel Gauthier, a first year business student and avid skateboarder, teamed up with CASCO, to execute a skateboard demonstration and BBQ, held on October 11th. The demonstration was displayed in front of the new Faculty of Social Sciences building. Despite the chilly October breeze, crowds of students stopped by the event to enjoy some delicious BBQ, amazing music, and a group of talented young people showcasing their talent. Raffle tickets were also being sold and awesome prizes were being handed out, courtesy of Top of the World, HAVOC Skateshop, Antique, and The Temple Skateboard Co. The event proved to be successful, and will hopefully become an annual one!  Read more ›

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Three teams of students in Professor Garrick Apollon's ADM 3718 - Commerce international course worked on a term project aiming to convince Canadian companies to invest and to buy Haiti's fair-trade cocoa products to make chocolate and chocolate products. The students' challenge was organized according to the format of the television show, "The Apprentice." The students had to submit a written report and make an oral presentation to an evaluation committee. The committee members (on the picture) were Carlo Sévère, Minister-Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti; Carl Apollon, President of the Groupe Intercal; Frantz Liautaud, Haiti's Ambassador to Canada; Ms. Carré, Minister-Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti; Jennifer Williams, CEO, Camino; and Professor Garrick Apollon. Congratulations to the members of the challenge-winning team, which included students Asmaâ Alaoui, Soufiane Bakas, Julie Bédard, Chris Daccache, Reda Laalaj and Mehdi Rais!  Read more ›

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From March 11 to 16, five uOttawa students from the Telfer School of Management will take part in the second edition of Five Days for the Homeless to not only shed light on and experience the challenges faced by the homeless day in and day out, but also to raise funds for organizations that care for these individuals. Increasingly popular across North America, the event involves “living” on the University grounds under conditions that resemble those of the homeless.  Read more ›

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