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Dave Bussiere

Odette School of Business professors, Dave Bussiere (l.) and Gokul Bhandari (r.) were successful in a Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) competition for access to an extensive database from a major international travel & tourism company. Odette School of Business professors, Dave Bussiere (l.) and Gokul Bhandari (r.) were successful in a Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) competition for access to an extensive database from a major international travel & tourism company.

Odette professors awarded access to major corporate database

Two Odette School of Business professors were successful in a Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) competition for access to an extensive database from a major international travel & tourism company.

Students and staff watch drone hover outside Dillon Hall.Kyle Archibald demonstrates the use of a flying drone for student recruiters Neda Demiri, Dave Bussiere and Zora Savic and digital media production students Naomi Pelkey, Doug Cunningham, Milos Savic and Cherry Theresanathan.

Video production gives students industry experience while promoting campus pride

A video produced by UWindsor students will help attract new enrolment with its showcase of programs and the campus experience.

Student recruitment office to coordinate targets with academic area

Saying she hopes to work with faculties and departments to meet their student recruitment goals, Katia Benoit is looking forward to expanding recruitment in the US while continuing a focus on key regions in Ontario.

Benoit, a liaison officer since 2000 and a two-time UWindsor grad (BSc 2000, M.Ed 2008), recently took up an appointment as acting director of student recruitment. In this role, she will manage UWindsor student outreach efforts within Canada and the US.

Part-time students enjoy social evening

Olivia Parent and Maryan Amalow

Olivia Parent, a student of languages, literatures and cultures, receives a $250 cash prize during last week’s Organization of Part-time University Students social from executive director Maryan Amalow. Parent's name was drawn from respondents to the organization’s fall 2012 survey on engagement of its members, which was aimed at improving access to and the quality of its services.

Top recruiter to speak with part-time students

Dave Bussière, assistant vice-president, records and admissions, counts the University’s student recruitment office as part of his portfolio.

A professor of marketing, he will discuss student recruitment, public relations, and enhancing the student life experience in an address to the Organization of Part-time University Students’ social, Tuesday, February 12. All students are welcome to attend, full- or part-time.

Investment in Ontario Universities Fair proving valuable for student recruitment

The presentation of the University of Windsor at the Ontario Universities Fair, September 28 to 30 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre was equal to any university in Ontario—and better than most, said Dietmar Lage, head of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

The event is a key opportunity to demonstrate to high school students the benefits of pursuing their education here. Dr. Lage said participating as part of the recruitment team gave him a great sense of pride.

Financial aid administrator appointed acting director

Marian Doll, a financial aid administrator since May 1990, will assume the position of acting director of the Student Awards and Financial Aid office while a formal search identifies a permanent successor to Aase Houser, who will retire August 1.

In announcing the appointment, Dave Bussière, assistant vice-president, admissions and records, praised Houser’s almost 40 years of service to the university, characterized by her “calm demeanour, diplomacy and tact” when dealing with stressful situations.