Hanlon News & Student Stories
The Edwards JDC West team met with great success at Western Canada's largest business school competition. The competition was held this year in Regina from January 17 - 19, 2013.
Edwards student Kaliegh Zerr will be presenting her undergraduate honours thesis at the 2014 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference in Hawaii next May.
Edwards student Nathan Jones will be traveling to Croatia this January to present his undergraduate honours thesis. The paper was accepted at the Tenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, which takes place January 22 - 24, 2013 in Split, Croatia.
The Japanese Consul General from Calgary, Mr. Susumu Fukuda, visited Saskatoon on June 12th and 13th, 2013 at the invitation of the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer (SITO) Program's Visiting Dignitaries Series.
Korean Consul General from Vancouver, Mr. Yeon-Ho Choi, visited Saskatoon on May 31st, 2013, as a guest of the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer (SITO) Programâ€™s Visiting Consul-General Series.
The recent financial crisis in the US and Europe has caused a new international financial order. On October 25th, Philip Leong, Vice-President, Director and Investment Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities, Inc. spoke to Edwards students about the new investment spectrum and the rise of the Asian Pacific, post-crisis.
In September 2013, eight students completed a four-month, part-time country access / market research practicum with the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP), in collaboration with the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program (offered through the SITO Council).
Most business students have pretty busy calendars. But thanks to her involvement with the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies, Marketing major Meahgan Sweet spent her last year at Edwards connecting with the international business community and preparing for the next step on her way to a career in international business.
What is the interest level for Edwards School of Business undergraduate students in International Business Programs? This is the question Edwards students Jenessa Paproski, Jill Horkoff, Taylor Harding, and Steve Switzer set out to answer on behalf of Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
Kasie Kelln - Hanlon Student Associate Turned Medical Student Looks Back on International Business Experience
University of Saskatchewan medical student Kasie Kelln used her time as an undergraduate to gain plenty of international experience.
Avery Vold has been involved with the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies for over three years. In that time, she has helped with the planning and coordination of international seminars, workshops and events as well as helped with program development.
A new partnership between the Hanlon Centre of International Business Studies and KPMG has helped to give Edwards accounting students a global perspective of their profession. Through KPMG's International Accounting Seminars, seasoned KPMG professionals and industry guests come to campus to present an array of international business related topics.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies received an Award of Excellence for Support to Canada's Reserve Force yesterday, March 11, 2013. Hanlon Associate Luke Coupal nominated the centre for the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) provincial award.
The first Saskatchewan Youth Symposium was held January 25 and 26 2013, thanks to the initiative of Edwards student Meahgan Sweet as well as sponsorship and resources from the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
From acting as a greeter during its 2011 launch to hosting diplomats during university visits, recent B.Comm. graduate Megan Doepker was highly involved with the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies during her time at the Edwards School.
First year Edwards School of Business student Karlie Shewchuck was able to spend 16 days in South America thanks in part to a donation from the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
In 1970, one in two Asian people were in poverty. By 1995, that number dropped to one in five, according to Managing Director-General of the Asian Development Bank Rajat M. Nag. Nag spoke at The Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker Centre for the Study of Canada on November 26th, 2012 thanks to an invite from the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
The Edwards School of Business was in for a treat November 15-16th, 2012 as the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program (SITO) received American Consul-General Peter Kujawinski on campus for his first visit to Saskatchewan.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies presented the Saskatchewan International Oil & Gas Event at the Edwards School of Business on November 16th, 2012. Eric Anderson, Saskatchewan resource consultant and host of Rawlco Radio's Prosperity Saskatchewan, hosted the full-day event, leading University of Saskatchewan students through the universe of international oil and gas and Saskatchewan's role in it.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies at the Edwards School of Business was pleased to have Eric Anderson, resource consultant and host of Rawlco Radio's Prosperity Saskatchewan, speak to University of Saskatchewan students for the first Saskatchewan International Mining Event on October, 26th, 2012.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies was proud to partner with the Forum for International Trade Training(FITT) to present FITT's Going Global training series.
The Hanlon Centre, through its close relationship with the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP), was proud to sponsor 15 U of S students to participate in STEP's 2012 Trade Conference. This is the second year the Hanlon Centre has been a gold sponsor of the event.
The Hanlon Centre was excited to bring Bruce to the UofS discuss how he has started 12 international businesses, and the importance of niche banks which are proving more and more important in comparison to traditional banks.
Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and five years of experience working in the North American transportation field for International Road Dynamics, Nancy Pon crossed an ocean to pursue her global ambitions. Arriving in Beijing, China in 1999 opened a new world of possibilities for the small-town Canadian who proudly calls Turtleford, Saskatchewan her hometown.
The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies was proud to bring Roberta Cross to the U of S to answer questions and help inform the next generation of Canadian Foreign Service workers.
Mr. Richard Choi, the Saskatchewan Government Representative to the Western Canada Trade and Investment Partnership, office Shanghai, China, visited the University of Saskatchewan to talk to students about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in China.
Patrick Simpson, a former Hanlon Student Associate and student trainee of the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program (SITO) , was featured in Global Ventures magazine, a Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership publication which highlights Saskatchewan international businesses and global ventures.
As 42 Edwards School of Business MBA students prepared to embark on an International Business Study Tour to the People's Republic of China in May 2012, they received a bon voyage from a special guest of the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
A unique aspect of the Hanlon Centre and the Saskatchewan International Trade Officer Program's Visiting Consul-General Series is the opportunity for training students to host high government dignitaries like Madam Yongfeng Liu, Consul- General of China to Calgary, and practice their ambassadorial and trade assistant skills on behalf of the foreign official.
Hanlon Centre supports the UofS Space Design Team in their efforts to compete in international space development competitions.
Fourth year finance major Edward Tang has been working with the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies before there was a Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies.
What started with the question of why skilled immigrants are less prepared for life in Canada than those who came 10 years ago turned into a very fruitful research trip to India for Scott Walsworth and Kara Somerville, and a family experience that won't soon be forgotten.
Hanlon Director Nicholas Kokkastamapoulos and The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies provided funding for 12 students from the U of S College of Agriculture's student chapter of the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA). University students, including four from the Edwards School of Business, and two faculty members attended the National Agri-Marketting Association Conference in Kansas City from April 17 to 22nd, 2012. Students prepared a marketing plan for a Saskatchewan agricultural product and competed against teams from around 50 other North American universities.
Less than a week into the Year of the Dragon, Associate Professor and Hanlon Scholar in International Business William Murphy presented to the Canadian International Council (CIC) on Canada's relationship with China from a business perspective. The talk, titled Insights on Doing Business in China, brought Murphy's own experience to the business opportunities there.
Associate Dean Academic and Hanlon Scholar Keith Willoughby spent a week in Nairobi, Kenya in October to attend the 2011 Operations Research Society of Eastern Africa International Conference. This was the first year the Conference included an Operations Research Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium.