Students invited to town halls on Major Capacity Expansion

Published on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Georgian has partnered with Lakehead University and responded to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ call for proposals to expand degree opportunity for Ontario students. Together, the two institutions developed a realistic, achievable plan to build on existing infrastructure and combine the very best of college with university. Continue reading

Construction Oct. 23 on elevator: Barrie Campus

Published on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A new rail will be installed in the elevator in B Building at the Barrie Campus on Thursday, Oct. 23. To safely do the installation, the elevator will be closed for approximately four hours.

The work is expected to start early afternoon.

Take the 30 for 30 Challenge

Published on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

30 for 30 logo. It reads "30 for 30 active living challenge"30 for 30 is an active living challenge. We’re inviting Georgian staff, faculty, students and fitness centre members to incorporate 30 minutes of activity into each day, for 30 days. The challenge will run from Nov. 1 to 30, 2014.

Register and track 210 minutes of activity over a week to be entered into a weekly prize draw. If you achieve the full 900 minutes over 30 days, you’ll be entered in a grand prize draw.



Complete the Faculty Evaluation Survey

Published on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

You may have been invited to provide feedback on your course(s) through the Faculty Evaluation Survey, open Oct. 14 to 31. Check your Georgian email for the link. You can also access it through Blackboard or the Blackboard Learn mobile app (free download). Continue reading

Barrie mayoral candidates debate student issues

Published on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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Barrie mayoral candidates Ram Faerber, left, Zachary Gillespie-Rogers and incumbent Jeff Lehman converse before the debate Friday Oct. 17, hosted by the Barrie Students’ Administrative Council in Alumni Hall at Georgian College. Students and staff were invited to hear the candidates’ positions and pose questions. (Georgian College / Doug Crawford)

Three of the four candidates for Barrie mayor brought their campaign to the Barrie Campus of Georgian College on Friday, Oct. 17. Incumbent Jeff Lehman and challengers Ram Faerber and Zachary Gillespie-Rogers took part in a debate hosted by the Barrie Students’ Administrative Council.

Top issues included affordable housing, transportation and employment opportunities for Georgian graduates. Continue reading

PD opportunity for Orillia students and staff

Published on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

The Child and Youth Worker and Social Service Worker programs will offer several workshops on the theme A Healthy Individual is a Healthy Professional on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Orillia Campus.

The workshops will focus on self-care and creating balance in one’s life to ensure health and well-being in the workplace.

Faculty, staff and students are all welcome.

To register, sign up outside Room C119H or email Kathleen Cameron

PD opportunity: Download a flyer for workshop descriptions and times.


Canadian Paralympic athlete talks about rising above tragedy

Published on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

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Canadian Paralympic athlete Kevin Rempel talks to staff and students about sledge hockey and overcoming adversity. The event was sponsored by the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre.

Motivational speaker and Canadian Paralympic sledge hockey player Kevin Rempel visited the Barrie Campus on Oct. 14 to talk with students and staff about his personal and professional life and dealing with adversity.  Continue reading

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