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Seven lucky Georgian students get help with tuition

Published on Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015

A young man wearing a jacket appears to be very happy.
Student Hyecheon Park, winner of a $1,000 tuition grant, will start the Mechanical Technician – Precision Skills program in September.

Seven students will start their full-time programs at Georgian this September with substantial additional funding to help pay their tuition.

Mitchell Hertner of Cambridge will receive a $2,000 bursary toward his first-year tuition. He won Georgian’s Twitter contest by tweeting about the program of his choice – Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training. He’s been accepted and will start the program this fall. Continue reading

Jon Montgomery to present at Georgian June 19

Published on Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

Portrait of alumnus Jon MontgomeryHe’s 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. On June 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Jon Montomery will tell the Georgian community about his incredible career journey since graduation and why people should “dream big” to achieve their goals.

This event is part of the President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series. Tickets are complimentary for staff, students and alumni (two per person), and $10 per ticket for the general public.

Visit to reserve your seat today!

Reminder: Campus Cleanup tomorrow

Published on Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015

Students participating in an Earth Day cleanupOur Earth Day Campus Cleanup is tomorrow from 10 a.m. to noon, with a free lunch to follow. Here are meetup locations:

  • Barrie: TLC
  • Orillia: Flagpole
  • Owen Sound: Foyer
  • Midland: Outside the cafeteria


It might be a little cold and drizzly, so please come dressed for the task and weather. If you haven’t registered, please take a moment to register now.


Thanks for doing your part to help the planet!

It’s time to clean out your locker

Published on Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015

A friendly reminder from Georgian Stores…avoid a $25 fee by cleaning out your locker on time!

Locker rentals expires on Friday, April 17, 2015

Lockers not vacated by above date will have lock cut and contents removed.

A $25 fee will be charged for the return of locker contents.

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Get Connected, Stay Connected event gives Georgian students industry insight

Published on Monday, Apr. 13, 2015


Members of the experts panel get set to speak at the Get Connected event.
Members of the experts panel get set to speak at the Get Connected event.

Get Connected, Stay Connected: “It’s not who you know, but who knows you” was the tagline of an industry/alumni evening hosted by third-year Hotel and Resort Administration students as part of their Applied Management class.

The event, held at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre on April 1, raised $2,500 for awards for Hotel and Resort students in the upcoming 2015-16 school year. The money was raised through donation and proceeds of a live and silent auction. Continue reading

Georgian students help transform communities

Published on Monday, Apr. 13, 2015

A young man and woman hold a plaque.
Students Dan Bingham and Kait Sutton, Right to Play team.

Through the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Georgian students are helping to transform the community for the greater good.

Seven groups of Child and Youth Worker and Early Childhood Education students partnered with non-profits this semester to develop local – and creative – solutions to some of today’s most pressing social challenges.

They gathered today at the Orillia Campus to share their learning and success. Continue reading

Georgian Den 2015 winner announced

Published on Friday, Apr. 10, 2015

A young man in a business suit holds a big cheque.Thomas Hennig, a Business – Entrepreneurship student, is the winner of the 2015 Georgian Den competition for his idea: a barging service on Georgian Bay.

Approximately 45 student groups competed in the first round of the competition, where they presented their new business concepts in a trade show setting. Judges were experienced business professionals from the college and the local community. Continue reading

Orillia Campus community projects inspire audience

Published on Friday, Apr. 10, 2015

Four women smile into the camera, one holding a Georgian document.
The Dress for Success student group helped grow the Orillia/Barrie chapter through social media and a newsletter.

Faculty, students and community partners gathered at the Orillia Campus this week to hear soon-to-be Social Service Worker graduates talk about their recent community projects. Eight groups discussed what they set out to do, what they achieved and what they learned over the course of these 14-week initiatives facilitated by the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Continue reading

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