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Run for the Cure seeks student volunteer

Published on Monday, Jun. 29, 2015

Three people are shown hugging, with the words "Your participation means everything" and details of the run: Register now to walk or run etc.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and CIBC Run for the Cure are looking for a student volunteer to help raise awareness in the Georgian community about Run for the Cure which takes place Oct. 4, 2015.

This is a great chance to increase your networking skills, gain experience running a community event and support a great cause. Learn more about the CIBC Run for the Cure Postsecondary Challenge Ambassador position.


Georgian co-hosting Women in the Marine Trades event July 18

Published on Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015

Marine engine repair is big business in central Ontario, and there’s lots of opportunity for women in the field.

That’s the message of this year’s FREE Women in the Marine Trades event. It takes place Saturday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a full-service marina in Pefferlaw, Ontario.

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Faculty Evaluation Survey June 15 to July 3

Published on Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015

Student feedback is an important source of information used by Georgian College to understand what works well in terms of student learning and what improvements need to be made. You may be invited to provide feedback on your faculty through a brief, online survey. All feedback will remain anonymous.  Continue reading

Georgian marine programs showcased in Great Lakes exhibit

Published on Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2015

Two men (one in naval uniform) and a woman talk in a fancy room surrounded by artwork.
Captain Colin MacNeil, co-ordinator of Georgian’s marine programs, talks to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and a guest. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Georgian showcased its Owen Sound Campus marine programs (Marine Technology Navigation,  Marine Engineering Technician and Marine Engineering Management) and mobile simulator this week at the launch of an art exhibit hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. The exhibit, Identity: Art Inspired by the Great Lakes, was held in Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell’s suite at Queens Park. The exhibit  focuses on the important role the Great Lakes have played in shaping Ontario’s culture, identity and ecology.

The Owen Sound Campus and the entire Grey-Bruce region are set to become the marine training centre of excellence in Ontario, following a major funding announcement by the federal and provincial governments in Owen Sound on June 23. This funding, together with $2 million pledged previously by Grey County council and anticipated donations from the marine industry, means that Georgian College will be able to proceed with the much-needed centre. Read more about the Owen Sound Marine Emergency Duties Centre.



Georgian prof carries the torch for Pan Am Games

Published on Friday, Jun. 19, 2015

A man holding the Pan Am torch gets a hug from a woman.Joshua Barath, a faculty member who teaches in Community Safety programs at the Orillia Campus, had the opportunity of a lifetime when he was chosen to be a torchbearer in the Pan Am Torch Relay. The flame came through Orillia June 8.

Family and friends were there to cheer Joshua on as he ran down Mississauga St. and Campus Principal Mary O’Farrell-Bowers (pictured with Joshua) grabbed a quick picture before his big moment.

Grad Jon Montgomery encourages Georgian community to “dream big”

Published on Friday, Jun. 19, 2015

A man wearing a white shirt and tie stands in front of a podium.Georgian grad and honorary degree recipient Jon Montgomery keeps the crowd engaged with his stories of lessons learned and adventures in the 2010 Winter Olympics. He spoke to the Georgian community about his incredible career journey since graduation and why people should “dream big” to achieve their goals.

Jon’s presentation at the college was part of the President’s Thought Leadership Series at the Barrie Campus.

He is the host of the popular television show Amazing Race Canada, a gold medal Olympian, and a graduate of Georgian College’s Automotive Business School of Canada.

Read about Jon’s honorary degree here.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Kempenfelt Centre

Published on Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015

Treat your dad to a delicious barbecue lunch buffet by the bay on Sunday, June 21. The Kempenfelt Conference Centre has a put together an experience (and deal!) too good to pass up for just $18.99, plus tax.

Each father will receive a gift bag, 2-for-1 golf discount card and a ballot for a chance to win an incredible $500 gift basket from Shoppers Drug Mart, a Leadbetters prize basket or a foursome of golf from Simoro Golf Links.

Plus, each adult will receive a 25 per cent off lunch or dinner certificate for their next visit to the area’s only true lakefront dining room!

Check out the Father’s Day Brunch flyer for more information.

Nursing students help raise awareness in Transplant Trot

Published on Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015

A group of students and a young girl stand in front of a Georgian banner.For the second year, Practical Nursing students from the Owen Sound Campus volunteered at the Grey-Bruce Transplant Trot health station at Kelso Beach Park. The students handed out water, checked participants’ blood pressure and provided first aid to anyone needing medical care.

The Transplant Trot is a 5 km walk/run organized to grow organ and tissue donation awareness and celebrate life after transplant for organ and tissue recipients. Funds raised support the Canadian Transplant Association.

Relax, refresh and rejuvenate in the Georgian Spa Clinic

Published on Friday, Jun. 12, 2015

Georgian’s state-of-the-art Spa and Esthetics Clinic offers a variety of soothing treatments at reduced rates, with appointments available Wednesdays, noon to 7 p.m., in June, July and August. 30-ish year old woman getting a head massage and she is smiling and looks content

Access a range of preventative, therapeutic, relaxation and wellness services under the supervision of clinical experts.  Continue reading

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