Start your engines – the 28th annual Georgian College Auto Show pulls into the Barrie Campus from Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. “We are very excited about this year’s auto show,” says Shawn Hagen, Media Relations for the student-run 2013 Auto Show Committee. “This annual event has grown, building on our existing reputation [...]
The fate of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be determined tonight in game seven against the Boston Bruins. Who will make it to the second round of the playoffs? Join in the excitment and come watch the game at 7 p.m. tonight in TLC to find out! Go Leafs go!
The English for Academic Purposes department is offering a Pronunciation and Speaking course for people learning English. This course will run Monday and Friday mornings from Monday, May 6 to Friday, Aug. 16. It covers consonant and vowel sounds, and word and sentence stress as well as expressions. This is open to students and members [...]
The Library Commons at the Barrie and Orillia campuses will offer extended hours until Friday, April 19. Library Commons Barrie: Monday through Thursday – 7:30 a.m. to midnight Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday – 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please use the [...]
Armed with a degree, Julie Snache was feeling restless and unsatisfied with her career. She traded in her full-time job in Waterloo for the opportunity to pursue Georgian’s new graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.
Please beware of melting ice falling from some of the buildings at the Barrie Campus. Barricades and signs have been posted in areas to warn pedestrians, but be extra cautious in all areas, in particular around E, H and M Buildings.
Relieve some stress and enjoy the unconditional love of a therapy dog! When: Monday, April 15 Noon to 2 p.m. H117 and Thursday, April 18 10 a.m. to noon K226B Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC) is a non-profit organization of volunteers providing animal resources for human needs (physical, mental, educational, motivational, socialization) through visits to [...]
The end of the academic year is fast approaching and Georgian College’s Owen Sound Campus is piloting a program with St. John Ambulance to reduce the stress and anxiety students can feel during the busy exam period. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 to 19, students can drop by the Students’ Administrative Council [...]
Second-year student Sara Shafiyan had to learn a new language for her co-op placement this semester – a new web programming language, that is. The Web Animation and Design student is working at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, modernizing the web content management system for the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).
The 2013-2014 OSAP online application is now available. You can submit an application now, but we recommend you wait until after May 1, 2013. Parent and independent student 2012 income tax information is required on the application so it is wise to wait for your tax assessment notice from Revenue Canada before trying to complete [...]
Two teams of Georgian Business – Accounting students showcased their financial problem-solving skills at the 2013 CGA Ontario Case Competition held at George Brown College on March 23. They competed against 21 other teams from 16 Ontario colleges. Team A scored 87 per cent and Team B scored 83 per cent.
As part of Georgian’s Respect Speaker Series, holocaust survivor Dr. Eva Olsson will speak at the Georgian Theatre, Barrie Campus, on Wednesday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. She has presented throughout Canada and the United States at public schools, colleges and universities about tolerance, compassion and the consequences of hate and bullying. [...]
These Kids Wear Crowns formed in 2009 and have produced songs such as Jumpstart and I Wanna Dance with Somebody, which have made the top charts. This March These Kids Wear Crowns are performing live at the Barrie Campus on March 21, with special guest Jesse Labelle. The concert will take place in the Athletic [...]
Under the guidance of Professor Lianne Smith-Stow, Georgian College accounting students will offer free, professional income tax preparation and EFILE services to students at the Barrie Campus.
Georgian College students in the School of Design and Visual Arts are getting behind the lens and the issue of homelessness in the community. Ryan Midgett, Jody Juras, David Stiglick and Catherine Leach are participating in the Visibly Unseen Photo Journal Exhibition, funded by the Douglas Utting Foundation and organized by the David Busby Street [...]
Georgian regularly receives positive feedback from co-op employers across the region. But did you know students are doing excellent work, right here at the college? Last semester, 21 students completed co-ops at the Barrie Campus. Here is a sample of what students in the School of Business were up to – a large portion of [...]
I’m pleased to announce we’ve completed our search for a new Vice President, Academic. Baldev Pooni will assume this key leadership role on April 15, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in the college sector.
Cégep Gérald-Godin, French-language college in Montreal, is holding a mobile applications contest with two prizes of $2,500. The deadline to enter is April 10. Winners will be announced during a Mobile Applications Conference on April 17. For more information, visit http://gappcgodin.org/contest/.
You have several options when it comes to paying for your tuition, but you may notice a change when registering for courses starting September 2013. Georgian College will no longer accept credit cards for payment on full-time tuition and related fees.
Get a tasty four-ounce charbroiled burger for only $2 on Thursday, March 7, with proceeds going to support Big Brothers and Big Sisters! Be part of what has been considered the top hospitality fundraiser in Barrie and feel good about what you eat! Burgers will be served starting at 11 a.m. in the courtyard at [...]
Now is the chance to customize your Georgian College sweatshirt or jacket! Get your program, name and year on your choice of hoody, full zip or soft-shell jacket. Samples will be available. Orders will be taken March 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Bear Essentials – C Building. Payment is due at the time [...]
Barrie Campus Customized Sweatshirt and Jacket Day is today — Wednesday, March 6 — and Thursday, March 7. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Bear Essentials clothing store (second floor of C Building, across from the cafeteria). Samples are available to try on for size. You can get whatever you want printed on [...]
Do you want to be part of a promotional video that showcases a new disposable coffee cup collection system? Busch Systems is filming March 5 at 10 a.m. on the second floor of M Building and is looking for individuals that are interested in trying out their coffee cup collector. Bring a disposable coffee [...]
Toni Hounslow, a second-year Social Service Worker student at Georgian College’s Orillia Campus, was recognized for her contribution to the community at the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards, held on Feb. 28. Hounslow received a Hats Off Award for an anti-bullying project she worked on in partnership with Camp Couchiching.
As part of a third-year course, six students in Georgian College’s Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort program will host a charity event on April 1 with proceeds supporting Gilda’s Club Simcoe/Muskoka.
The new driveway entrance to the Orillia Campus located on the south side of the residence building will be open as of Thursday, Feb. 28. The existing entrance will be closed.
Don’t miss out on the chance to support a worthy cause! Third-year Hospitality Administration: Hotel and Resort students will host “A Night on the Town” fashion show on March 18, with all proceeds supporting Camp Bucko, a burn camp for kids in Ontario.
The Georgian College Gord Bastian Variety Show is growing up, but that doesn’t mean the cast and crew has matured. When the show hits the stage on March 21 and 22, audience members can expect the usual brand of fun, comedy and music. Since its inaugural outing in 1993, Georgian’s annual variety show has been [...]
In order to perform required system maintenance and upgrades to IT systems, there will be service outages on the weekend of February 22nd, 2013. The IT system availability throughout the weekend is listed below. Please make note of affected services and the times of the outage: Banner unavailable from Friday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. [...]
Where do I place my napkin? Which fork is for my salad and which one should I use for the main dish? These are the types of questions Georgian students are tackling as they hone their fine dining etiquette skills in a course at the Barrie Campus titled Professional Business Practices.