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Scottish museum provides once in a lifetime student internship experience

woman wearing a sweater, glasses and latex gloves stands next to museum display caseGeorgian College Museum and Gallery Studies student Carlie Manners is enjoying an amazing educational opportunity in Scotland’s Dumfries and Galloway region. Carlie is interning over the summer in the collections department of the Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura. She’s the second Georgian student to have chosen this particular international destination and among four students currently pursuing an internship overseas.

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Georgian students and alumni submit pioneering ideas to William G. Davis Innovation Fund

Colleges Ontario's 50th anniversary logo: the start of something amazingFive Georgian College students and alumni are among the 83 applicants from graduates and current students of Ontario’s 24 colleges for the William G. Davis Innovation Fund.

The Hon. William G. Davis was minister of education from 1962 to 1971 and a visionary who played a vital role in creating Ontario’s college system. Read more...

Something About a Bed - RVH awareness campaign that went viral

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Students Hunter Markle, Mandy Fernandes, Danny Bui, and Tara Macdonald created Something About a Bed, a highly successful RVH Child and Youth Mental Health awareness campaign that went viral. Read more...

Mother’s Day happy ending credited to quick acting firefighter student

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When Luke Doncses stepped outside on Mother’s Day, he knew something was wrong at a neighbour’s house in Bradford. Thanks to his Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training at Georgian College he noticed some tell-tale signs of a fire. Read more...

Run-With-A-Recruiter Day gives Georgian students insight into OPP recruitment

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Georgian teamed up on “Run-With-A-Recruiter Day”, a new engagement initiative to provide recruitment tips and a training run for Georgian students. Read more...

Avery Konda receives Co-op of the Year Award

Young man bent down in a garden at Georgian's Barrie CampusA trip to India in November sparked an entrepreneurial idea that quickly built momentum. Avery Konda, president of the Georgian College Students’ Association in Barrie, returned home with a vision – to address food insecurity and ensure no student at the college goes hungry.

Through an eight-month entrepreneurial co-op he founded Growing Georgian, an on-campus garden that provides students with sustainable and nutritious food alternatives while promoting conscious consumption, ethical growing practices and the resurgence of a local food economy. Read more...

Designated smoking areas being consolidated at Barrie Campus

Do you smoke outside D Building at the Barrie Campus? Due to a significant increase in foot traffic, this designated smoking area will close and consolidate with the existing area in Alumni Courtyard, effective Monday, July 3.

You can take a smoke break at the gazebo. Better yet, maybe now’s the time to quit? Read more...

Lakehead University and Georgian College formalize partnership; announce two new joint academic programs

Representatives of Lakehead University and Georgian College sign an agreement to formalize their partnership and announce two new degree/diploma programs. From left, are Lakehead Board of Governors Chair David Tamblyn; Lakehead President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson; Georgian President and CEO Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes; Georgian Board of Governors Chair Tom McBride. Read more...

Packaging designs by Georgian students really pop!

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Kayla Mollins with her award winning design, joined by instructor Chris Figgures (left), and Leonardo Giglio and Stacey Hunte of Tempo Plastics, product manufacturer and community partner. Read more...

Electric Vehicle Racing Club wins award and takes first place

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Electric Vehicle Racing Club members with their first-place winning electric vehicle. Read more...