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Jagdish Pathak and Allan ConwayJagdish Pathak, a professor in the Odette School of Business, accepts congratulations from dean Allan Conway on receiving an Outstanding Researcher Award from the American Accounting Association.

Business professor wins recognition for research leadership

Business professor Jagdish Pathak last week received an outstanding researcher award from the American Accounting Association.

Accounting instructor remembered as passionate teacher

Campus flags were lowered Wednesday, May 22, in memory of Greg Dunning, a sessional instructor of accounting, who died May 18.

He started working for the University in 1993, and from 2003 to 2009, he held the position of lecturer in the Odette School of Business,

According to dean Allan Conway, students described Dunning as “a passionate and demanding teacher who expected as much from them as he gave of himself.”

Renovations to Odette Building south wing to grow business school

Construction work has begun on the south wing of the Odette Building, transforming the former site of the University Bookstore into learning and study spaces, seminar and meeting rooms, and centres for projects and research.

The project has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Odette families, who donated $3 million towards expansion of the business school which bears their name.

Dean Allan Conway expressed his gratitude for their continued generosity.

Symposium to bring together leaders of tomorrow

What do these people have in common: former Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, management psychologist Richard Davis, industrialist Diane Reko and men’s fashion icon Harry Rosen?

They are among the speakers at the Odette Leadership Symposium, February 15 and 16. The symposium, a Richard Peddie Leadership Initiative, will help students and recent graduates from across North America to unleash their inner leaders.

Accountant training program wins national recognition

A program to qualify internationally-trained accountants to Canadian standards at the Odette School of Business has won an award from the profession’s national governing body.

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor received a CMA Canada National Recognition Award for its partnership of the University of Windsor and Certified Management Accountants of Ontario in the skills development program.

Since 2009, the program has received more than 234 applications, provided training to 70 women, and enjoyed a participant employment rate of 86 per cent.