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Grizzlies clinch west division with big win over Conestoga

rugby players face off - conestoga athlete tackling a Georgian athlete who is running with the ballThe Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team played their final regular season home game of the year when they hosted the Conestoga Condors on Sunday at J.C. Massie Field at Georgian’s Barrie Campus.

It was a big game for the Grizzlies. They knew a win would clinch the team the OCAA west division, and guarantee the team a bye to the semi-finals. Read more...

A passion for cars leads to lifelong friendship – and sharing the stage at convocation

a dark haired female in a red and black shirt standing with a young man wearing glasses

Sergio De Cubellis and Maddy Winter met on the first day of class in their Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Automotive Management) degree program at the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) and quickly became best friends. Fast forward four years later and the two were thrilled to give the valedictorian address at the ABSC convocation at the Barrie Campus on Oct. 11. This is the first time ABSC had two valedictorians at convocation, but both Maddy and Sergio were nominated so Georgian decided to let them give the address together.

The two have been travelling since finishing school but we were able to catch up with them via email. Maddy is from Bolton, Ontario, and Sergio’s home town is Duvernay, Laval, Québec. We asked them a series of questions, and neither will see the other’s answers until they read this story. Read more...

Student research: How to reduce waste on campus

By Nicole Barbato, faculty, Environmental Technician/Technology programs

It’s almost Waste Reduction Week. In winter 2018, Environmental Technology students held a campus engagement day focused on the use of disposable beverage containers and plastic straws at the Barrie Campus. Their goal was to talk to students, faculty and staff to: Read more...

14 ways to boost your resumé before you graduate

You’re well on your way to earning your credential at Georgian. But what can you do to stand out to potential employers?

Here are a few hacks:

Grizzly Brady Zordan earns silver at golf provincials

Brady Zordan, mid golf swing on the courseThe Georgian Grizzlies men’s golf team competed at the 2018 OCAA Golf Championships this week hosted by Fanshawe College at the FireRock Golf Club in Komoka.

It was a tremendous tournament for Georgian’s Brady Zordan. Read more...

Orillia Campus celebrated Franco-Ontarian Day

Staff and students standing behind the Franco-Ontarian flagAbout 40 people gathered at the Orillia Campus to celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day.

Sept. 25 is officially recognized by the Ontario Legislature as the date to honour all French-speaking Ontarians. Franco-Ontarians also have an official flag and anthem. Read more...

Strategies to survive the dreaded “turkey dump”

Turkey dump: If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s what happens when a first-year college or university student returns home for Thanksgiving and breaks up with their high school sweetie.

The term may seem insensitive, but making light of the situation can be one way to cope with real sadness and loss. Read more...

5 chef secrets to preparing the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

By Chef Philip Leach, co-ordinator, culinary programs

Chef Leach working with students in the Georgian kitchen1. Buy about one pound of raw turkey per person
People tend to buy either too much or too little turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. To get it just right, you want to buy about one pound of raw product per guest. Read more...