It is wonderful to have the school buzzing with activity again! I hope you enjoyed a great summer break. We have had a busy summer with six programs running as well as planning and preparing for the new academic year.
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Summer 2017 - Current Version
Susan Somerville, RD
Dean, School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism
We are thrilled to announce that new Tourism and Travel Management student, Yanet Daniel Tekle, has been selected as the recipient of the Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) Dudley Laws Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Humber College.
The evening of September 21, 2017 was filled with congratulatory celebrations as the GTHA/Humber Hotel Management Leadership Program students attended their graduation ceremony at the Humber Room North Campus.
James Bodanis, a full-time Baking & Culinary professor in the School of HRT, is a prime example of how HRT staff go above and beyond what is expected of them. That’s why James was presented with the Distinguished Faculty Award at the President’s Breakfast - Staff Recognition Awards.
Jessica Estrela, Frankie Hall and Eddie Yu, HRT's Program Support Officers, received the HRT Extra Mile Award for their exceptional customer service and their willingness to go that extra mile for students and the Humber community.
The retail team at the School of HRT received the Humber Sustainability Award during the President’s Breakfast - Staff Recognition Awards this past August.
On December 8th, 2017, the School of HRT’s Fitness and Health Promotion (FHP) students held a Humber Olympics event as part of their Special Events class.
It takes a special kind of student to turn a tough situation into an opportunity to do good. That’s exactly what a small group of HRT students did when they learned they’d have some extra time outside the classroom this semester.
Tourism students and faculty alike got to learn from the best in the ecotourism industry at the Sustainability in Tourism Conference on Wednesday, December 6th.
On Tuesday, November 30th the School of HRT held an International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) workshop to assist with the development of dietary standards for people living with dysphagia.
Chris Diamantakos, owner of Clear Cut Fitness, has had his share of success and hardships since graduating from Humber, but these ups and downs have made him a better trainer and business person.
7pm - 10pm, $199.00 inclusive
The Healthy Changes Program is an innovative, collaborative approach to developing healthy lifestyles that incorporates the expertise of faculty and students in the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism (HRT).
6pm - 9pm, $75.00 inclusive (price includes food used in class)
Students will learn to bake using low fat, low sugar and low sodium ingredients to prepare delicious products. You will prepare banana-bran muffins, meringue kisses, and pear almond tarts.
Receive training through the Culinary Training Basic Skills program at Humber College, a nine-month certificate program for people with developmental disabilities.
6pm - 8pm, $60.00 inclusive
Certain beers will cool the heat associated with spicy foods and other amplify the flavour without altering the heat of the spice.
6pm - 9pm, $60.00 inclusive
This course will teach you the basics to help you look smooth when it comes to wine in a business context.
The School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism (HRT) is dedicated to ensuring that students graduate from their programs with the skills, attitudes and competencies required for successful careers and citizenship. Together, we can create a community dedicated to academic integrity and the pursuit of learning, by committing to the six fundamental values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, courage, and responsibility (ICAI, 2014). The students, faculty, staff and administrators are collectively responsible for demonstrating and upholding these shared values.
ICAI. (2014). Fundamental Values Project. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from International Center for Academic Integrity: http://www.academicintegrity.org/icai/resources-2.php