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Free sports mouthguard clinic March 9 and 16

Published on Wednesday, Mar. 04, 2015


Photo of a sport mouthguardDental hygienists regularly see the results of sports injuries – and they strongly recommend mouthguards for all athletes. To promote their use, Georgian College Dental Hygiene students are offering free, custom-made sports mouthguards to anyone 12 years of age and older.

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Information fair to showcase Georgian College-County of Simcoe health care education plan

Published on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

A nurse leans over a simulated patient with medical equipment in the background.Georgian College and the County of Simcoe are partnering to offer Practical Nursing and Pre-Health Sciences courses on a part-time basis at the County of Simcoe’s Georgian Village seniors lifestyle community in Penetanguishene.

Potential students are invited to learn more at an information fair planned for March 11 at Georgian Village. There will be two presentations, one at 3 p.m. and a second at 5 p.m.

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Nikon comes through for Digital Photography program

Published on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Two guys speak to a group of students, surrounded by camera equipment.
Nikon’s Paul Reid (left) and Mark Cruz show off some of the awesome camera equipment on loan to Digital Photography students.

Nikon has generously extended its equipment loan program to Georgian’s Digital Photography and Imaging students. This program is usually reserved for professional photographers who pay to borrow the famed photography company’s gear. Continue reading

Coldest Night warms up streets in Orillia

Published on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

The streets of Orillia were packed Saturday night with walkers aiming to help the homeless in the community. Among them were Human Services and Community Safety students from Georgian’s Community Safety Task Force, studying in such areas as policing, corrections and security. Continue reading

Pow Wow coming to Georgian’s Barrie Campus March 14

Published on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Brightly Aboriginal-costumed woman dancing.Staff, students and members of the public are invited to Georgian College’s 10th Traditional Pow Wow on Saturday, March 14 at the Barrie Campus. Join the community in celebrating 10 years of indigenous culture and tradition. The Georgian College Pow Wow has evolved into an extremely popular community-wide event organized and hosted by students, staff and volunteers.  Continue reading

Rotary Club tours health clinics

Published on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

A man and woman hold a large cheque from the Rotary Club made out to Georgian College.
Kempenfelt Rotary President Scott Brumwell presents a pledge payment to Lisa Banks, VP External Relations, Georgian College.

The Kempenfelt Rotary Club visited Georgian College recently to tour the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness (Barrie Campus). Five years ago, the club pledged $100,000 in support of the Sadlon Centre. The two other Rotary Clubs in Barrie also made donations and the three clubs are collectively recognized for their support in the Rotary Community Clinic on the ground floor of M Building.

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