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February 16, 2017

On the cutting edge: DeGroote students learning from tech giant Dyson

In recent years, Dyson has made a habit of hiring students from DeGroote for their business insights, practical skills, and fresh thinking.

Tanya Walker
January 3, 2017

Law abiding citizen: Tanya Walker is one of Toronto’s top litigators

Alumna Tanya Walker wanted to become a successful Bay Street lawyer. She knew a DeGroote Commerce degree would help get her there.

Kevin Patterson
March 29, 2016

Top 3 Tips for becoming executive ready

Realizing your goal of attaining an executive level position is possible. It all starts with believing in yourself.

Rick Ferron
March 21, 2016

Niagara EMS Deputy Chief praises DeGroote’s MHM program

The skills Rick Ferron acquired through the Master of Health Management program significantly contributed to his career advancement.

November 5, 2015

Mike Heenan, MBA ’08: Influencing health changes

One moment in 2002 affirmed to Mike Heenan that people can create change in the public service, and make things better for society.

September 18, 2015

Lisa Mattam, MBA ’01: The science of life

Lisa Mattam, BSc ’97 & MBA ’01 recently launched an organic skincare line, Sahajan.

September 4, 2015

Teresa Cascioli, BCom ’83: M is for Money

Teresa Cascioli, BCom ’83 launches her newest entrepreneurial venture – M is for Money - a children’s book series on financial literacy.

September 2, 2015

Brad Hardy, MBA ’93: To compete, you must collaborate

Brad Hardy, MBA '93 shares some advice on working in New York City - to compete, you must collaborate.

August 26, 2015

Rick Nino, MBA ’79: A continental commuter

Rick Nino, MBA '79, shares what it is like to be a citizen of the world and a commuter across many boundaries.

August 19, 2015

Danielle Guzman, BCom ’94: An International Focus

Danielle Guzman shares her thoughts on the importance of work-life balance in the city that never sleeps.

August 12, 2015

Fiona McBride, BCom ’84: Destined for New York

Read about Fiona McBride in part one of a series of profiles of McMaster alumni in New York City by Gordon Pitts.

July 31, 2015

Ray Taaeb, B.Com. ’13: Mi Casalova et su Casalova

Entrepreneur and DeGroote grad Ray Taaeb, BCom '13 co-founded Casalova, a site to help streamline the rental process in the GTA.