About this class

Durham College is proud of its alumni and their accomplishments. Join us as Durham College President Don Lovisa and Global Class Professor Lon Appleby speak with graduates from around the world as we chat with them about what they have been doing since their graduation!  This event is brought to you by the Durham College Alumni Association in partnership with the International Education Office.  To sign up for this event in advance, please go to EventBrite.


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Steven Barker

Steven Barker, ‘10 Game Development, is a hardware engineer, independent game developer, and design and technical consultant based in Tokyo. Primarily focussed on games, with expertise extending to robotic process automation, user behaviour analysis and fraud prevention, localization, translation and interpretation, linguistics and language learning, cross-cultural communication and team management.


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Shelby Nelson

Shelby Nelson, ‘01 Sports Management graduate, has built his career with his favourite childhood sports team the Toronto Blue Jays.  Over the past 20 years, Shelby has moved through the organization in numerous capacities including GM and Director of Florida Operations in Dunedin, Florida for the Toronto and Dunedin Blue Jays Baseball Clubs.  Shelby was actively involved in the design development and construction of TD Ballpark and the new world-class Player Development complex.  He currently oversees the overall business and facilities operations for the Toronto Blue Jays and Dunedin Blue Jays Baseball Club.

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Rosanne Cannella

Rosanne Cannella, ‘07 Public Relations graduate, has written and designed marketing content for several multinational professional services firms from engineering to law to accounting.  Rosanne is currently Bid Manager for TMX Global, where she focuses on the bid management space and developing business development pieces.   Originally from Whitby, Ontario, Rosanne moved to New Zealand for a one-year secondment and still finds herself there seven years later.