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Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Chief of Vision and Difference/Co-founder, William Standen Co. and Nordell Homes


Interior Design



Knowing from age 14 that I wanted to be self-employed, each job move was a leap towards my entrepreneurial goal. In 2006 I returned back to my hometown of Sarnia and launched my first business Nordell Design/Build, and then in 2010 added William Standen Co. kitchen and bath design. Read more...

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Alexandra Beneteau

Alex chose Georgian’s Museum and Gallery Studies grad certificate program after earning a BFA and an MA, and then living abroad for five years. She wanted to explore the field and build contacts within the industry. The internship component was particularly attractive to her as a way of gaining hands-on experience. Read more...


Georgian College fosters a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, preparing students to become not only job seekers, but also job creators. Working together with industry and community partners, Georgian offers relevant, cutting-edge curriculum, quality work placements and co-op experiences.

Career-focused programs

With more than 125 career-focused programs across seven locations in Central Ontario – Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood) – Georgian serves 11,000 full-time students and 28,000 Continuing Education registrants annually. Advanced study options, including the only four-year automotive management and golf management degrees in Canada, are offered through the one-of-a-kind Georgian University Partnership Centre.

Top honours

Georgian received the highest score among Ontario colleges in the 2013 International Student Barometer – ranking number three in the world – and has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row.

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