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New graduate reflects on career change during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made some people rethink their career path, and this was certainly true for Beth Reynolds who graduated from Georgian’s Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program on June 14. “During this time, I questioned if I wanted to sit behind a desk for the rest of […]

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Co-op Student of the Year driven to learn new skills

Meet Spencer Walton, Georgian’s 2022 Co-op Student of the Year.

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Why you should attend Changemaker in Residency Week March 14 to 18

Sarah Ortiz is a second-year Honours Bachelor of Counselling Psychology degree student who is passionate about changemaking. During Changemaker in Residency Week (CRW) taking place March 14 to 18,  she’ll be co-facilitating a session for students called How can I contribute to a more equitable, diverse and inclusive environment? She’s […]

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New graduate reflects on career change during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made some people rethink their career path, and this was certainly true for Beth Reynolds who graduated from Georgian’s Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program on June 14. “During this time, I questioned if I wanted to sit behind a desk for the rest of […]

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Co-op Student of the Year driven to learn new skills

Meet Spencer Walton, Georgian’s 2022 Co-op Student of the Year.

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Why you should attend Changemaker in Residency Week March 14 to 18

Sarah Ortiz is a second-year Honours Bachelor of Counselling Psychology degree student who is passionate about changemaking. During Changemaker in Residency Week (CRW) taking place March 14 to 18,  she’ll be co-facilitating a session for students called How can I contribute to a more equitable, diverse and inclusive environment? She’s […]

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Georgian students prepare holiday meal for the homeless

Students, staff and faculty across Georgian love to give back to the community – and generosity is exceptionally high during the holiday season. Close to 40 second-year culinary students were busy prepping in the labs at the Barrie Campus this week, getting ready to serve a special holiday lunch – turkey with all […]

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#ChangeTheNow experience helped Neh Thakkar bridge cultural diversities

When Neh Thakkar, a second-year Computer Programming and Analysis student, wasn’t able to secure a summer co-op until halfway through his semester despite trying hard to get one, he heard about #ChangeTheNow, a summer co-op recovery alternative supported by Changemaker In Residency Week last July. “Anything related to innovation or […]

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Co-op leads to full-time position for new Georgian graduate

Brad Borutski was one of 1,896 Georgian graduates crossing the virtual convocation stage in October, and he did so with six weeks of full-time employment already under his belt. The 31-year-old Electrical Engineering Technology graduate was hired as an electrical designer at Gerrits Engineering Limited in Barrie where he did […]

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Georgian PSW students begin their placements

Walkerton mom looks forward to helping people in her community Shauna Gadd is one of 24 Personal Support Worker (PSW) students who headed out on paid work placements in August. Shauna took advantage of the free accelerated program offered at Georgian’s Owen Sound Campus this spring. The six-month accelerated program, […]

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Co-op Student of the Year perseveres through challenges

Daniel Torres Flores, a 34-year-old Marine Technology – Navigation student from Lima, Peru, is focused on one long-term goal: “become a captain one day, and be a good one.”

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Georgian receives $360,000 in NSERC funding to develop future changemakers

Georgian College in partnership with the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and Ashoka Canada is poised to help create a generation of young changemakers thanks to a $360,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Georgian’s research project, along with 53 other funded projects […]

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You’re invited to HomeFeast on March 25

Barrie HomeShare is extending an invitation for a fun evening of cooking, comedy and community at its virtual HomeFeast on March 25. Participants will have the opportunity to cook, then share a meal together online. “We’re encouraging anyone who’s feeling isolated or looking for a fun way to break bread […]

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Nursing students gain valuable telehealth skillset while helping with social isolation

Partnering to help fight social isolation among older adults during COVID-19 Georgian’s nursing students are set to graduate equipped with a unique and valuable skillset gained through a special clinical experience using telehealth with older adult volunteers in the North Simcoe Muskoka region. When in-person clinical placements were not possible […]

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Changemaker in Residency Week is back!

Changemaker is Residency Week is taking place virtually from March 22 to 26. Find out how you can get involved.

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