The more the merrier, says business professor Vincent Georgie, who agreed to round up more passes to the Windsor International Film Festival when he learned there was a tie in last week’s Oscar-winners predictions contest.
Two lucky winners finished atop the respondents with eight of 10 correct answers—although none matched Georgie’s nine-of-10 finish, missing only best actress winner Jennifer Lawrence.
Think you know your award-winning movies? Then why not take a shot at besting the university’s resident film expert by outdoing his Oscar predictions?
DailyNews is once again holding its annual contest for film buffs to submit their Academy Awards picks for a shot at winning lunch and some movie passes.
Going to university provides a wide variety of learning experiences, but how many students get to go to Hollywood during Oscar season for research purposes?
Michael Ruffolo, a fourth-year student in the Odette School of Business, will be jetting out tomorrow with professor Vincent Georgie to spend five days in Tinseltown for the lead-up to this Sunday’s Academy Awards presentation.
UWindsor professor Vincent Georgie will join the Windsor Symphony Orchestra string quartet for a discussion of the film A Late Quartet and the Ludwig van Beethoven composition at its heart on Saturday, February 16, at the Capitol Theatre.
A performance of the String Quartet no. 14, Op. 131, will follow a screening of the film. The evening is a collaboration between the orchestra and the Windsor International Film Festival. Georgie, who sits on the boards of both organizations, calls it “a natural alliance.”
The Odette School of Business has taken a large role in the Windsor International Film Festival again this year with the help of professor Vincent Georgie.
This will be the fourth year he has involved students in the festival and with 100 volunteers, it will be the biggest effort yet.
“I have had students work as much as 100 hours and take time off of work because they love it so much,” said Georgie.
Business professor Vincent Georgie will discuss the University’s November 9 open house and other efforts to recruit high school students during an “Experts on Call” segment this weekend on CKLW radio, AM 800.
Dr. Georgie’s appearance will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 6.
Print, online, radio, social media, and movie theatre promotions will launch the UWindsor marketing campaign in southwestern Ontario markets later this month.
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More than 200 candidates from across Canada entered the Toronto FC Dream Job Contest and of the 15 who advanced to the next round, five are from the University of Windsor.
“To have one-third of the candidates from the University of Windsor is truly a remarkably feat,” says Ryan McConnell, one of six graduate students in business professor Vincent Georgie’s advertising management course who have been promoting the contest.
When families in Windsor and Essex gather around their Christmas trees this year, chances are they may open a gift that was purchased on Black Friday, the day after American Thanksgiving and the busiest shopping day of the year in the U.S.
Business student Dane Rife had a big problem. Tasked with promoting the Windsor International Film Festival to his fellow students, he was struggling with how to get around a rule that dictates posters can not be hung on the walls of the Odette Building.
The creative solution he proposed to his team: building their own wall.
“We went to Home Depot, got all the supplies, and put it together right there on the front lawn of Odette,” the fourth-year student said. “We had to do it fast because we didn’t know if we’d be allowed.”