Tuesday, October 29th
Environment 3 - Minto Atrium
To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re embarking on a bold initiative to attract the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers in the field.
Convocation is a special time to celebrate! Join the Faculty of Environment on Friday, October 25th, to congratulate our hardworking students on their graduation!
Our Faculty of Environment Convocation Ceremony will take place on Friday, October 25, at 2:30 p.m. in the Physical Activities Complex
You know that it’s important for your business to be solving an important problem. But how do you know whether you’ve got an “important problem”?
Entrepreneurship at Environment - Sales, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Lead by Geoffrey Malleck
GreenHouse Health Discovery Lab
We invite you to participate in the Health Discovery Lab hosted by GreenHouse. In partnership with Community Support Connections and the MS Society Grand River Chapter, this Discovery Lab focuses on creating positive social impact by identifying emerging problems and opportunities in the healthcare space. The lab will focus on enabling social inclusion by improving the quality of life for those experiencing health challenges in the aging population and their caregivers. At the lab, you will learn about these challenges from a variety of stakeholder perspectives and use skills in ethical design to identify opportunities for innovation in this space. At the end of the lab, you will be presented with opportunities to move your ideas forward.
The Leadership Series Event is an initiative of the Faculty of Environment that connects students with alumni and aims to provide a meaningful mentorship opportunity over some tasty appetizers.
October 3, 2019 - Going Global
The topic of focus for October's event is International Experience; learning about global opportunity's and how to take advantage of them.
In this experiential learning opportunity lead by Atul Nanda, students were introduced to the sacrifices, commitments, benefits and challenges to overseas travel. In an effort to provide his own personal experience with international travel, students were able to pose questions pertaining to their personal travel inquiries all while building new relationships and strengthening existing ones with alumni.
If you are unable to attend, you must notify the advancement office by October 1, 2019. Failure to attend without prior notification will result in your being barred from attending any other Leadership Breakfast Series events for the next two semesters.
Meet Our Alumni Advisors:
MDP 2015, Development Practice
CEO, Stelpa International Inc.
Jodie Baker worked with kin-groups in the Red Light district of Mumbai and developed SME's with female farmers in Malawi. Moreover, she has also studied in France and Italy all while absorbing the culture.
"Always ask for help if you need, and work on being able to identify when you actually need help."
Entrepreneurship at Environment-Ideation Workshop
Defining the problem → Defining solutions → Making connections → Pitching solution