Student Blog

In these articles, students write about their education, work, experiences, and how DeGroote’s made a difference in their lives.

Want to share your story? Contact Colin at carmichc@mcmaster.ca.

Go Ahead Goal: Hockey Coach + MBA Candidate

Sara Alhattab, student experience intern | Burlington, ON | December 10, 2015
Go Ahead Goal: Hockey Coach + MBA Candidate

Cambridge Winter Hawks coach Daniel Fitzgerald is a DeGroote MBA candidate. What he brings to the program, and what he’s getting in return.

Will Your New Hires Do the Right Thing?

Raymond Chiu, Doctoral Candidate, DeGroote School of Business | Hamilton, Ontario | April 7, 2014
Will Your New Hires Do the Right Thing?

DeGroote School of Business PhD candidate Raymond Chiu asks whether your new hires will “do the right thing?” How do executives measure ethics and morality during the hiring process to prevent disastrous outcomes down the line if an employee breaches ethical and moral standards?

MBA Student Moves From Centre Stage to Corporate World

Rick Simm, 2013 recipient of Adam Felesky MBA Scholarship | Hamilton, Ontario | September 12, 2013
MBA Student Moves From Centre Stage to Corporate World

MBA student Rick Simm’s first career was as an actor. Directing and managing productions made him realize he was interested in studying business.

5 Ways to Handle Your "Digital Dorm"

Ken Owen, PhD Student | Hamilton, Ontario | August 27, 2013
5 Ways to Handle Your "Digital Dorm"

Advice from PhD student Ken Owens for staying digitally safe as you head back to school. He’s got you covered, from viruses to phishing to nefarious wi-fi.

Activating my Inner Entrepreneurial Spirit

Ajayinder Singh, MBA student | August 26, 2013
Activating my Inner Entrepreneurial Spirit

Incoming MBA student Ajayinder Singh shares how the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley stirred his aspiration for a career in business.

Video games can be for more than entertainment

Sepandar Sepehr | Hamilton, Ontario | February 27, 2013
Video games can be for more than entertainment

Industries have started to use video games in various ways for training and simulation of events. It’s been shown that young students and employees learn by doing and find traditional learning and working environments boring.

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