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Georgian Auto Show “drives innovation forward” June 3 to 5 at Barrie Campus

Published on Thursday, May 26, 2016

A black sports car drives through a puddle.
Professional drivers will be on hand to take brave participants around the Pfaff auto track course. Guests can “drift” into excitement on a wet track that matches the driver’s skill with the power of performance vehicles. All it takes is a small donation to the Fort McMurray relief fund.

Under the theme “Driving Innovation Forward,” the 31st annual Georgian Auto Show zooms into the Barrie Campus Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5.

It’s the largest outdoor, student-run auto show in North America. The event is organized and staffed by students in the Automotive Business School of Canada.

Chris Anderson, the 2016 Student Director of Marketing and Media, is thrilled with the level of support from industry – including manufacturers and sponsors. Continue reading

Conference examines college-university partnerships

Published on Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sheldon Levy, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities speaks to the crowd gathered for the College University Partnerships: Measuring Success symposium, co-hosted by the University Partnership Centre at Georgian College and the Centre for the Study of Canadian & International Higher Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto in the library of the Barrie campus of Georgian College on Thursday May 19, 2016. The symposium explored the challenges and opportunities facing colleges and universities that enter into partnerships featuring institutional leaders and practitioners, policy makers, funding bodies and government agencies who shared experiences of how to develop and sustain functional college-university partnerships. (Georgian College / Doug Crawford)
Sheldon Levy, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities speaks to the crowd gathered for the College University Partnerships: Measuring Success symposium.

The postsecondary landscape is changing and the lines between a college and university education, blurring. Many believe collaboration can offer the best of both worlds.

More than 100 postsecondary leaders from across Ontario gathered at Georgian College May 19 to discuss developing and sustaining functional partnerships at a symposium entitled Colleges and University Partnerships: Measuring Success. Continue reading

Elementary students from Trillium Lakelands District School Board “Tech It Out” at Georgian

Published on Thursday, May 19, 2016

 

Bray Lynn Patterson puts the finishing touches on the summer camp chair she made during Tech It Out at Georgian College.
Bray Lynn Patterson puts the finishing touches on the summer camp chair she made during Tech It Out at Georgian College.

Sixty students from various elementary schools in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board are gaining a hands-on introduction to the skilled trades while getting a taste of college life at the same time. The students are taking part in a “Tech It Out” camp from May 16 to 20 at the Barrie Campus of Georgian College. Continue reading

Georgian hosts summer camps for children and youth aged five to 12

Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Four separate images depicting children at art camp, spa camp, lego camp and science campHundreds of young people will spend part of their summer in a Georgian College camp having fun and learning about agriculture, art, engineering and robotics, science, and much more.

The week-long camps run Monday to Friday throughout July and August at various locations, including the Barrie, Orillia and Muskoka campuses and the Essa Agriplex. Continue reading

Pharmacy Technician students take part in drug awareness initiative

Published on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Three women stand in front of a display.Every year, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit – Injury and Substance Misuse Prevention Program offers an initiative called The RACE Against Drugs. This interactive drug education program aimed at Grade 5s uses the sport of auto racing to capture the attention of young people as they move through each “pit stop.” Pharmacy Technician students had their own pit stop called Knowledge is the Best Medicine. Continue reading

Students and faculty provide much-needed health care in Dominican

Published on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A group of students and teachers wearing scrubs poses on a stairway in a tropical area.
Georgian students and staff provide much-needed health services to thousands of people in Dominican Republic.

Five faculty members and a large group of students sent greetings to Georgian from Ocoa, Dominican Republic, where they had a successful week offering varied health and wellness clinics to the local community. Continue reading

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