Ryerson News: January 26-30

Check out last week’s biggest news stories from across campus!

Tom Anselmi joins Ryerson as distinguished visiting professor in sport business
Ryerson Today
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“Tom Anselmi, a Canadian sport industry executive with over 25 years of experience in the sports and entertainment business, has been appointed a distinguished visiting professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM). A graduate of Ryerson’s architectural science program in 1979, Anselmi spent over 15 years with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE). He served as president and chief operating officer, overseeing the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), the Toronto Raptors (NBA), the Toronto FC (MLS) and the Toronto Marlies (AHL). Prior to MLSE, Anselmi was vice-president and general manager of arena operations for Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment (now Canucks Sports & Entertainment) in Vancouver.” (Ryerson Today)

 

DMZ welcomes South African entrepreneurs
Ryerson Today – News & Events
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“Given the choice between Toronto and South Africa, a lot of us would rather spend the winter months a little closer to the equator. But for André Wills and Durham Smith, two South African student entrepreneurs, four months at theDigital Media Zone are worth braving the Canadian cold. Wills and Smith are in Toronto through Ryerson’s South African Zone Fellowship program. Launched in 2014, the program offers seven positions for South African student entrepreneurs at the university’s incubators, to develop businesses, network with industry professionals, receive mentorship from experts, and gain experience in the international arena. The fellowships are offered to student entrepreneurs at the University of the Witwatersrand, and  Stellenbosch University.” (Ryerson Today)

 

Canada’s Hitchhiking Robot: hitchBOT
Breakfast Television
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Image courtesy of Ryerson University/the Eyeopener

Everyone’s favourite hitchhiking robot sits down with Breakfast Television to share her experiences traveling across Canada, and what adventures await her next!

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