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  • CELEBRATING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News CELEBRATING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE Alumni News CELEBRATING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE June 22 2012 Top Tips from Leading Alumni Two outstanding business alumni shared their lessons for success with grads and faculty at the Hazel McCallion Campus on June 7 Randy Pilon President and CEO of Virox Technologies and Ian Oliver President of Metroland Media Group recounted the highs and the lows of their respective careers at the networking event which also featured a tour of Sheridan s newest campus Although they come from different industries the two Sheridan Business Hall of Famers agreed on the need for today s business grads to remain adaptable and open minded Speaking as part of a panel discussion Ian said that his company remains successful in an industry under pressure to maintain its relevancy by relying on its strengths We provide local coverage that is not available anywhere else Metroland publishes more than 110 weekly community newspapers in Ontario as well as three daily newspapers There is still a role for traditional media added Ian a 1983 Advertising grad People still read community newspapers The local store can put a full page ad in the Mississauga News tomorrow and the next day there will be customers lining up outside that store On the digital side Metroland s numerous online businesses have become a thriving division of the company including the popular WagJag Wheels com and GottaRent com Explained Ian We have learned to make money differently by going where the opportunities are Randy certainly followed opportunity when it cropped up The 1982 Business grad left a high level executive position to start Virox Technologies in 1999 seeing a growing need for disinfectant and hygiene products Virox now markets its patented disinfectant through several leading global partners such as Bayer STERIS Corp and Diversey Not that it was all smooth sailing said Randy There were some sleepless nights as I wondered how I was going to pay the bills in those early stages But as he outlined in one of his six lessons for success Ninety five percent of life is how you react to what happens Life doesn t always go well when you run your own company so it s crucial to keep a level head and focus on a sound business plan explained Randy RULES FOR SUCCESS RANDY PILON Don t put your

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  • 2012 Convocation Alumni Speakers | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    Essential Communication Skills Make Up Tests Mature Student Testing What to Bring When You Write Your Test 2015 2016 Academic Calendar Fees and Finances Domestic Fee Guide Academic Fees How to Pay Your Fees T2202A Tax Credit Financial Aid Awards Financial Aid Deadlines Sheridan Student Assistance Program Financial Aid News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News 2012 Convocation Alumni Speakers Alumni News 2012 Convocation Alumni Speakers June 22 2012 Nine accomplished alumni spanning a variety of disciplines offered words of wisdom and encouragement to the 2012 graduating class Thanks to the following graduates Chris Broadhurst Sports Injury Management 1985 Clinic Director Toronto Athletic Club Navdeep Kaila Police Foundations 2004 Constable Ontario Provincial Police Abdulhaq Khandwalla Architectural Technology 2011 Professor Architectural Technology Program Sheridan College Sirena Liladrie Community Service Worker Outreach and Development

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  • A Taste for Success: Ces Nucci Joins Business Hall of Fame | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    Make Up Tests Mature Student Testing What to Bring When You Write Your Test 2015 2016 Academic Calendar Fees and Finances Domestic Fee Guide Academic Fees How to Pay Your Fees T2202A Tax Credit Financial Aid Awards Financial Aid Deadlines Sheridan Student Assistance Program Financial Aid News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News A Taste for Success Ces Nucci Joins Business Hall of Fame Alumni News A Taste for Success Ces Nucci Joins Business Hall of Fame June 22 2012 Ces Nucci is a classic example of someone who turned adversity into a business success story After being downsized in 1985 from his position as a national sales manager in the food industry Ces turned his energies toward realizing a life long dream starting his own company He then went on to carve out a highly successful niche in the food business with his traditional Italian cookies called Pizzelle Based in Mississauga producing on average 1 5 million Pizzelle daily NuStef Foods Ltd is the largest Pizzelle manufacturer in the world The cookies are shipped to the United States Taiwan New Zealand Mexico and even Italy making NuStef one of the few companies in Canada that ships products to their country of heritage Ces credits ambitious marketing at trade shows and an unwavering belief in the product among the reasons for his success I knew this product would evoke memories in Canadians of Italian heritage and would be unique and delicious enough to gain new converts he says But Ces reserves most of his praise for his employees Although its reach has expanded globally over the past 28 years NuStef remains a company run by a dedicated staff of 74 many of whom have been with Ces from the beginning I have a great team A fantastic labour force is the nucleus of our success It has kept me from moving the company elsewhere says Ces It is appropriate that the name NuStef is a combination of his family name and the

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  • Taking Better Photos | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Taking Better Photos Alumni News Taking Better Photos May 03 2012 Taking Better Photos We asked three experienced photographers for their best loved techniques and some tips that everyone can use to take better digital pictures Jordan Morrison Applied Photography 2003 Favourite Photography Technique extended exposure times The outcome of this technique is often beautiful because movement is captured Tips Composition make sure there aren t any trees sticking out of people s heads and don t cut off body parts such as feet Lighting think about the quality of light and where it s coming from Keep your camera with you if you re into photography try to have your camera with you all the time you never know when a good picture moment will happen Read the camera manual although getting through one is a chore the manual teaches you everything about the camera Jordan says cameras nowadays are all decent so it s the person behind the lens who makes the difference Someone with an expensive camera isn t guaranteed to take great pictures but someone with a 100 camera easily could More on Jordan http www jordanmorrison com Jordan Morrison Photography Home html Michelle Neumayer Graphic Design 1985 Favourite Photography Technique working with light to express exactly what she wants Light is an amazing creative tool Tips Take notice of the light Is it harsh sombre or illuminating The most flattering and artistic light is early in the morning and late in the day When forced to shoot midday try shooting toward the light so your subject does not have to squint into the sun Allow yourself to play Enjoy your photography because we are really creative when we re having fun Michelle teaches creative photography at the 171 Cedar Arts Centre in Corning New York She encourages her students to find what they re passionate about and explore that through their photography More on Michelle http michelleneumayer com Meghan Hall

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  • The Power of Giving | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News The Power of Giving Alumni News The Power of Giving May 03 2012 One of the most memorable lessons Charles Cooper has ever learned came from a child on a ski hill A long time volunteer ski instructor for children with disabilities Charles was working particularly hard with a student who had been part of the Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for several years The boy was completely frustrated could barely communicate and had yet to even make it down the bunny hill says Charles His family were big skiers who took an annual ski trip in the Rockies and their goal was to include him on the trip Charles spent the first year going over the basics until his student mastered the bunny hills The next year they covered more advanced skills and that same year the boy was able to join his family in Whistler I learned to focus on the simple things and lead by example says Charles who has brought this philosophy to his long career in the telecommunications industry Now Senior Product Manager for Rogers Business Solutions he is responsible for all Internet Cloud and Application services Charles has worked mainly with start up organizations including Atria Networks which was purchased by Rogers in January 2011 He has held positions with a variety of high tech companies including Call Net Telecommunications which became Sprint Canada Group Telecom and Sandvine Outside of his professional life Charles is committed to supporting his community In addition to his work with the Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the past 15 years Charles has been Chair of the Board for Peel Senior Link PSL since 2006 though he will be stepping down at their Annual General Meeting in June The non profit organization provides supportive housing for more than 1000 seniors in the Region of Peel The agency grew by 100 over the past year alone Charles says this growth was tied to multiple initiatives including achieving recognition with Accreditation Canada The provincial government s move to reduce hospital wait times helped PSL grow as well Agencies such as PSL allow seniors to be more closely monitored and proactively referred to family doctors

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  • Keeping the Story Alive | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Keeping the Story Alive Alumni News Keeping the Story Alive May 03 2012 When Educational Assistant Autistic Intervener Mary Figliuzzi read Nonna s Garden to the Grade 5 6 class she was assigned to one day in 2007 she was amazed at the response Particularly since there were no illustrations to accompany her newly written story I couldn t believe how attentive the children were and the questions they asked recalls Mary Over the years I would continue reading the story in class and I was always amazed at the number of children who would ask me if I could read it again to them Nonna s Garden centres on Mary s fondest memories of growing up with her grandmother Nonna in Toronto Mary s parents and grandmother came to Canada from Calabria Italy After Nonna passed away in 2006 Mary was inspired to document her early experiences surrounded by Italian culture and eventually publish the children s book To illustrate the book Mary turned to Sheridan alumna Karalyn DaRosa A long time friend of Mary s daughter Karalyn graduated in 2011 from the Art Art History joint degree program at Sheridan and the University of Toronto Mississauga Karalyn drew on her Portuguese heritage to create the childlike illustrations for the story Published in December 2011 Nonna s Garden has clearly struck a chord with the community I was overwhelmed by the responses I received from people who could relate to the story as children and grandchildren of immigrants to this country says Mary who is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book to the Toronto charity ShareLife When her own children were young Mary decided to return to school and Sheridan seemed like a natural choice My husband Al also a graduate was teaching Italian in the evenings at Sheridan I knew it was a very good college and it was close to home says Mary whose children are grown now Her daughter will receive her teaching degree this spring and her son

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  • Giving Thanks | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    Program Financial Aid News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Giving Thanks Alumni News Giving Thanks April 11 2012 I grew up in Bagdad Right after the end of the Iraq war in 2003 I joined a community organization in Bagdad helping sick and injured children It was heartbreaking to witness the suffering of so many youngsters and I made my mind up then that I was taking my family out of the country People in Iraq were optimistic following the end of the war hoping that the situation was going to improve but I saw the picture from a different angle So I left my business and several members of my family behind and moved to Turkey with my wife and infant son For a decade I worked as a Project Manager and Assistant Manager for ALESSACO a prominent contracting company in the Middle East In 2008 I received a Post Graduate Diploma in E Management from the University of Jordan where I had graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science Information Technology in 2000 But the continuing instability of the Middle East region gave me further impetus to build a life elsewhere Through my extensive travels throughout the world and feedback from others I found Canada to be an exceptional country on many levels Thus we made plans to move and in late 2009 landed in Toronto I now live in Mississauga with my wife and nine year old son After investigating bridging programs for internationally trained professionals in the GTA I chose Sheridan s because of its excellent reputation While visiting the Davis campus I was surprised by the warmth assistance and understanding of the staff particularly Prof Joanne Graham Gill whom I was lucky enough to meet that day One of the most important lessons I learned from faculty and advisors at Sheridan was to take advantage of opportunities that came my way Those who are new to this country must forget the negative thoughts stereotyping and pre

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  • TV Appearance Breathes Fire into Grads Career | Alumni News | Alumni | Sheridan College
    Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News TV Appearance Breathes Fire into Grads Career Alumni News TV Appearance Breathes Fire into Grads Career April 10 2012 Within two hours of appearing on CBC s Dragons Den Gabriella Mammone saw a 700 jump in traffic to her company s website www occasiongiftware com The 1995 Human Resources grad is the Owner of Occasion Giftware an online gift company that was featured on the March 14 episode of the hit reality TV series The overwhelming response following the program has taken much of the sting out of not being offered financing by the Dragons Business has never been better says Gabriella whose company recently won a 2012 Bride s Choice Award through online wedding planning site WeddingWire Her second company a human resources firm called Senso 3C which she opened last year with a partner is also keeping Gabriella on her toes My life has definitely taken a turn into the fast lane says the Mississauga native who launched occasiongiftware com following 15 years in the staffing industry Gabriella s appearance on Dragons Den has had an unexpected result on the personal front as well She has rekindled relationships with old friends including a classmate from her elementary school days in Thompson Manitoba who recognized Gabriella after 20 years Overall she feels fortunate to have made it on the show at all More than 1500 people apply for 150 spots on the program It s important to be grateful for opportunities regardless of the outcome because they can open new doors for you A new direction could be just what you need to jumpstart your career Gabirella adds It s important to recognize when to stop and make a change on your route to achieve your life goals Once you are successful don t forget about those who helped you get there she continues So despite her busy life Gabriella makes time to give back to her community Currently she is part of the planning committee

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