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Over $4,000 raised for Owen Sound student scholarships

Published on Monday, Jul. 20, 2015

Four young men clown around on a golf course. The Georgian College Students’ Association (GCSA) at the Owen Sound campus hosted the 9th Annual Georgian College Owen Sound Golf Tournament in support of Owen Sound student scholarships on Thursday, July 9, at Stone Tree Golf and Fitness Club. More than $4,000 was raised for Owen Sound student scholarships. GCSA would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s tournament and the sponsors that made the fundraising total possible.

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

Published on Thursday, Jul. 16, 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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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.

 

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.

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