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Spring 2017 - Current Version
Susan Somerville, RD
Dean, School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism
The School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism is pleased to announce that James Bodanis, Program Coordinator for the Cook Apprenticeship, has been granted the Chair’s Award of Excellence by the Ontario College of Trades.
On May 27, 2017, Solange O., a student in the Culinary Management program, won first place at the 2017 SAPUTO National Junior Culinary Challenge.
On August 23, 2015, tragedy struck Humber College when Satvir Singh, a 22-year-old International HRT student, drowned in Professor’s Lake in Brampton.
On March 29th, 2017, Justin Newell, a 2012 Hospitality Management graduate, was awarded the Ontario Hostelry Institute's (OHI) 2017 Top 30 under 30 award.
From a Master’s degree in Music Performance to a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Dr. Leila Kelleher’s path to teaching at UofGH was anything but typical.
This past spring, 19 HRT faculty members led by example and undertook a full-day advanced food safety training class. The attendees also took a challenging exam to achieve a management level certification.
In May 2017, students from the Culinary Management, Culinary Skills, Cook (Cuisine) Apprenticeship, Event Management, Baking and Pastry Arts Management, and Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion programs spent 14 days in beautiful Italy.
From May 20 to June 1, students from the Tourism Management, Fitness and Health Promotion, Sport Management, and Recreation and Leisure Services programs travelled to Peru for a study abroad trip.
From May 4 to May 13, 2017, students from the Sport Management, Recreation and Leisure Services, Kinesiology, and Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management programs traveled to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida for a study abroad trip.
On May 3, 2017, The School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism hosted the 10th annual Stone Soup Cook-Off.
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