High impact practices

Francine Schlosser and Sydney Thompson

Dr. Francine Schlosser, Professor, Odette School of Business, and Sydney Thompson, former student, discuss high impact practices at the University of Windsor.

As the Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Dr. Schlosser contributes to understanding how educators, employees, migrants, and employers can stimulate entrepreneurial readiness and innovative knowledge-based strategic involvement; and manage mid- and late-career transitions. She focuses on the development of innovative, multi-disciplinary, work-integrated and multi-national experiential course student learning opportunities.

Sydney manages several entrepreneurial programs while also driving the development of multifaceted projects and events in her role as a Program Lead at EPICentre, UWindsor. Sydney believes in the importance of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation to help foster creative solutions to solve some of the complex problems of our local and global community. In her time at EPICentre, she has worked with many high growth startups and social entrepreneurs. Sydney obtained her BComm degree from the University of Windsor and Human Resource Management Diploma from St. Clair College. She is also a proud Windsorite and active Rotarian.

Peter provides expertise in the area of multimedia in support of CTL programs, website design, and special events. He has been doing graphic and web design for about 20 years. He is a graduate of Print Journalism and Digital Media from Conestoga College, and Communication, Media and Film from the University of Windsor.

Calum Hotchkiss is a graduate of the University of Windsor's Communication, Media and Film program. He is currently completing his Masters in Fine Arts at the University of Windsor's School of Creative Arts in the Film and Media Arts program.

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