If you become a new Telus Mobility client between April 10 and May 27, they will donate $25 back to Georgian College and you will be eligible to receive a $150 credit on your first bill. For more information contact Lorna.Sheppard@telus.com
First-semester Personal Support Worker students at the Orangeville Campus are doing their clinical placements at the Avalon Retirement Lodge in Orangeville. This week they assisted with a casino-themed hour for residents of the long-term care facility. Students and residents had a great time, making everyone a winner!
The Transfer and Degree Fair is coming to Georgian’s Barrie Campus. To date 50 colleges, universities and agencies from Canada and around the world have registered for the fair and representatives will be prepared to speak with visitors about undergraduate and graduate study opportunities at their institutions. Lakehead University is the proud sponsor of the [...]
More than 50 Automotive Business School of Canada students attended a career information session held onsite at the Barrie Campus on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The session was hosted by human resource consultants with Mercedes-Benz Canada. It was followed by a small forum that focused on women entering the wholesale and retail side of the automotive [...]
CollegeWeekLive will be hosting Canada Colleges Day on Nov. 1, 2012, an online event dedicated to helping prospective students decide if attending college in Canada is right for them. Through live text chat and video webcast you’ll have an opportunity to: • Meet students who’ve already expressed an interest in attending college in Canada • [...]
The Graphic Design program at Georgian celebrated the success of this year’s graduating class with its inaugural Grad Show 2012, held over four days in the Georgian Dining Room, Barrie Campus.
The scores of people descending each day on Georgian’s Barrie Campus will be constantly reminded of the work and sacrifices of Canada’s armed forces, thanks to the dedication last week of a new $235,000 cenotaph.
A land donation to Georgian College made a number of years ago by Stan and Winnie Hodge in memory of their son Kerry (a Georgian student), has led to the establishment of the Hodge Research Area.
Ontario is the last province in Canada without a provincial strategy to deal with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). “We are the only province who doesn’t have a strategy to prevent it and support the individuals with the disability,” said Sheila Burns, the new community in justice fellow for the Law Foundation of Ontario at [...]
The largest and most sophisticated marine navigation simulator at Georgian College’s training centre will be named after one of the country’s shipping industry leaders, Jack Leitch. Leitch has donated $1.5 million to the Great Lakes International Marine Training Centre, located at the Owen Sound Campus.
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Three new post-secondary programs are coming to the Orillia Campus: Community and Justice Services, Human Service Foundation, and Veterinary Assistant. Demand for the programs is so strong that classes will begin as soon as possible – in January 2012. Community and Justice Services and Human Services Foundation will also see a second group of students [...]
Lace up with the Canadian Forces and Georgian College for the Base Borden Run on Sunday, Oct. 23. Walk, run or roll in the 5km, 10km or half-marathon events hosted on the scenic grounds and training facilities of Canadian Forces Base Borden.
The Government of Ontario is helping Georgian College finish the final phase of the Centre for Health and Wellness, giving more students access to education and training in the health care field. The government announced on June 20 an additional investment of $8-million to help complete the $62.5-million project.
For the first time ever, Georgian College’s summer semester enrolment has climbed well over the 3,000 mark. This represents an increase of 33 per cent in domestic student enrolment and 46 per cent in international enrolment over this time last year.
For the past year and a half, anyone driving along Highway 400 in Barrie has been able to see the building of the Centre for Health and Wellness. A 172,000 square foot facility, this is the college’s largest academic expansion at the Barrie Campus. All health and wellness students will have access to first rate [...]
Georgian College is now officially greener than ever. On Earth Day, April 22, Georgian was named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2011 – the second consecutive year that the college has won the award.
Georgian College is blazing a new trail in the academic sector by becoming the first college in Ontario to secure a $1-million endowed chair. The donation has been made by Henry Bernick, an entrepreneur and Barrie’s first land developer, who has been instrumental in the growth of the local real estate market since the 1950s. [...]
Sven Hansen, a student in Georgian College’s Business Administration – Marketing program, has been named 2010 Co-op Student of the Year by the Canadian Association of Co-operative Education (CAFCE). He is also Georgian College’s Co-op Student of the Year.
In September 2011, Georgian’s Liberal Studies department will launch an exciting new program called Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE). This unique program is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injuries, mental health issues and other learning challenges. Students in the two-year CICE certificate program will have the opportunity to enhance their academic skills [...]
Summer is just around the corner and Summer Jobs Service (SJS) at Georgian College’s Centre for Career and Employment Services is gearing up for another great year for employers and students alike. SJS will be available in Barrie, Midland, Muskoka and Orillia.
Georgian Grizzlies’ Summer Bly and coach Marnie Buchanan took home major awards from the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Women’s Basketball awards banquet held March 2 at Algonquin College. Bly, a 5’11″ forward with the Grizzlies, was named the OCAA Player of the Year. She led her team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and steals, and [...]
When you buy a bunch of daffodils, you’re helping the Canadian Cancer Society fund important research that will help more Canadians survive cancer. At Georgian College, we’re proud to support the Canadian Cancer Society in its efforts to fight cancer. At the same time, it gives us all a chance to work together to defeat [...]
As part of continuing efforts to meet the growing educational needs of central Ontario and beyond, Georgian College is offering eight new full-time programs, with classes beginning this fall. Georgian now offers more than 100 full-time programs across its main campuses in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound and regional campuses in Midland, Collingwood, Muskoka and [...]