Business News & Events

2024
Mar
19
Enactus Lakehead Brings Home Runner-Up at Regional Exposition
Enactus Lakehead was recognized as the runner-up in the TD-Entrepreneurship Challenge, an award last won by Enactus Lakehead in 2019.
2023
Aug
28
CFA Institute recognizes Lakehead University’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Finance Major program
Lakehead University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.
May
23
Enactus Lakehead Takes on National Exposition
Enactus Lakehead is a Thunder Bay Campus club that encourages students to take what they are learning in their classes and use it through... full story
May
18
Marcela Garcia Bueno is receiving the Robert Poulin Award for her dedication to Lakehead University
Marcela Garcia Bueno is the recipient of this year’s Robert Poulin Award, presented to a full-time Lakehead University student for their outstanding... full story
May
1
The Spring 2023 Journey Magazine has arrived!
Here are some of the compelling stories featured in this issue.
Apr
6
Dr. Olakunle Akingbola releases new book on employee engagement in nonprofit organizations
A new book by Dr. Olakunle Akingbola from the Faculty of Business Administration untangles the theory and practice of employee engagement in... full story
Jan
23
Dr. Camillo Lento named a Fellow by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Lento, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, received the Fellow distinction on January 19 in Toronto.
2022
Dec
21
Lakehead University researcher part of team reshaping teaching excellence through accounting and business students
Dr. Camillo Lento, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, is one of 12 co-investigators spanning 10 countries and five... full story
Nov
28
Professor Joel Mohr spoke with the CTV's Tony Ryma
Press play to watch the CTV’s Tony Ryma interviewing Professor Joel Mohr from Lakehead University's Faculty of Business Administration about whether... full story
Nov
16
Lakehead University researchers receiving more than $300k in SSHRC grants
Researchers received funding for a variety of important projects, including to determine why some immigrants find more success in Canada's labour... full story
Oct
24
Lakehead University is hosting the 2022 CCSBE Conference this week
Lakehead University is looking forward to welcoming over 200 participants attending the 2022 Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship... full story
Oct
11
Lakehead University to host CCSBE Conference October 28-30
Lakehead University's Faculty of Business Administration is pleased to host the Canadian Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE)... full story
Jul
4
Lakehead University partners with Rennes School of Business to offer an international dual degree program
This program will provide an opportunity for students to develop international connections and global skills while earning two degrees.
Apr
28
Dr. Mirit Grabarski - Recipient of the 2022 HRRI Best Dissertation Award
Dr. Mirit Grabarski is awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Award from the Human Resources Research Institute.
Apr
4
Lakehead researcher leading team examining challenges of diverse care workers during the pandemic
Lakehead University’s Dr. Kathy Sanderson is leading a Canadian team of researchers examining the diversity and vulnerability of care workers during... full story
Mar
14
Part-time MBA available online
Online, evening classes aim to accommodate working professionals and their families
2021
Jul
5
Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration granted extension of AACSB accreditation
Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration has had its AACSB accreditation extended for five years and it now includes both the Orillia... full story
May
26
2021 Lloyd Dennis Award recipient creates connection and belonging for international students
When Lu-Han (Leanne) Wang moved to Orillia, Ontario four years ago as an international student, just about everything seemed new and unfamiliar.
Apr
7
Latest Issue of Faculty of Business Administration Newsletter Now Available
The Winter 2021 FOBA Newsletter has been published.
Apr
7
First Place Win for Faculty of Business Administration Students at Northern Ontario Business Case Competition
The Faculty of Business Administration wishes to congratulate our students on their recent win at the 2021 Northern Ontario Business Case Competition...
Apr
7
Lakehead University researchers helping newcomer women overcome economic shock caused by COVID-19
A team of Lakehead University researchers is interviewing and surveying newcomer women in Northwestern Ontario to determine how they can overcome the... full story
Mar
8
Lakehead Orillia researchers receiving COVID-19-related research grants
Two Lakehead University Orillia researchers are receiving Partnership Engage Grants of approximately $25,000 each for research connected with COVID-... full story
2020
Dec
8
The Faculty of Business Administration's Dr. Muhammad Kabir published in the Journal of Corporate Finance
Dr. Muhammad Kabir recently published an article in the highly-regarded Journal of Corporate Finance.
Nov
30
Article by Dr. Farshid Shams receives Emerald Literati Award for Highly Commended Paper
Congratulations to Dr. Farshid Shams, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, whose article, The acceptance of halal food in... full story
Nov
12
Letter from an alumna
See the following letter from Madison Sameshima, who was a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) participant at Lakehead.
Sep
9
NOSM and Lakehead researchers receiving $330k from the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund
Researchers from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Lakehead University are receiving more than $330,000 from the Ontario Human... full story
May
27
Lakehead graduate managing Hamilton’s COVID-19 hotline
Prior to COVID-19 arriving in Canada, Michael Bush was in charge of inventory management, storage and handling practices, and data management for the... full story
Mar
19
Research in Action: Uncovering the importance of human capital
Before he became a university professor and author, Dr. Kunle Akingbola had a successful career as a Human Resources (HR) professional.
Feb
7
Lakehead University’s Business Administration team placed 2nd in ACHIEVE competition
Four students from Lakehead University Thunder Bay earned second place in a competition held during the ACHIEVE conference in Toronto on Friday, Jan... full story
Jan
27
Congratulations to Dr. Camillo Lento
Congratulations to Dr. Camillo Lento, who received a Distinguished Instructor Award at the Lakehead University Senate meeting held in November.
2019
Sep
25
RBC Future Launch is growing work-integrated learning at Lakehead University
RBC Foundation has pledged $500,000 over five years in support of the RBC Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Program at Lakehead University.
May
28
Voices from the Class will inspire Lakehead University graduates
Lakehead University has chosen three students to speak as the Voices from the Class at this year’s convocation ceremonies at the Thunder Bay... full story
May
17
Enactus Lakehead runner-up in their league at the national exposition
From May 7 to 9, Enactus Lakehead competed at the Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver along with 68 other Canadian universities and... full story
Mar
15
Enactus Lakehead earns second place at regional competition in Toronto
On March 7 and 8, Enactus Lakehead competed in the Enactus Regional Competition in Toronto against 38 other universities and colleges, placing second... full story
Feb
21
Thomas Coke discussing the way to a brighter future using FinTech during Research and Innovation Week
The decline in blue-collar jobs over the last generation has left many cities struggling, neighbourhoods have become rundown and young people have... full story
2018
Feb
9
Lakehead University Business Administration students win accounting competition
Lakehead University accounting students Dylan Paxton, Matthew Etreni, Ryan Ferguson, and Sabeera Azhar earned first place in the case competition... full story
2017
Oct
23
Lakehead University impacts Ontario’s GDP by more than $1.4 billion per year
A new report reveals that Lakehead University has an economic impact of more than $1.4 billion per year on Ontario’s gross domestic product (GDP... full story
Jul
19
J. Armand Bombardier Foundation establishes new scholarship for Lakehead University business students
Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration is the recipient of a $50,000 gift from the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation to establish The... full story
May
31
Lakehead University launching experiential learning placement thanks to RBC
Lakehead University announced today a commitment from RBC that will expand experiential learning opportunities and provide students with sought-after... full story
Feb
1
Lakehead University students win accounting competition
Lakehead University accounting students Tingting Zhuang, Sarah Dyce, Taylor Goods and Daniel Sabbe earned first place in the Business and Accounting... full story
2015
Nov
20
Lakehead’s Faculty of Business Administration earns AACSB accreditation
Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration in Thunder Bay has earned the highly-coveted accreditation with The Association to Advance... full story
Jun
26
Bahram Dadgostar Renewed as Lakehead’s Dean of Faculty of Business Administration
Lakehead’s Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Dr. Moira McPherson is pleased to announce the renewal of Dr. Bahram Dadgostar as Dean of the... full story
Apr
28
Local student wins Lakehead Orillia’s prestigious Business Award
James Newlands of Ramara is about to graduate from Lakehead University’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce program and just received a huge boost to... full story
2014
Jun
26
Award-winning business student finds his stride at Lakehead
In real estate circles, experts often sing the praises of a property with three key words: location, location, location. For Ryan Provost, that same... full story
May
15
Real-world business project a fitting capstone to Lakehead students’ degree
The final class for a group of Lakehead business students last month was not your average end-of-term get-together. For the ten students who were... full story
Apr
23
Lakehead University MBA student helps the Underground Gym
A scholarship from Mirabelli Corp. inspired Lakehead University student Jordan Cash to raise more than $1,000 for the Underground Gym in Thunder Bay.
Apr
4
Lakehead University MBA student wins 2nd Prize in Focus 2040 competition
A Lakehead University Masters of Business Administration student, Naureen Mushfique, recently placed second in the Focus 2040 Competition. This... full story
Mar
25
Lakehead University Accounting students place first at GAAPS
Lakehead’s accounting students placed first at this year’s Gathering of Accounting Associates, Professionals, and Students (GAAPS) competition out of... full story
2013
May
2
Lakehead business students help design marketing plan for new Huronia Economic Alliance website
You have just put together a new economic development initiative to build and support prosperity in your region and have launched a new brand and... full story

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