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Georgian Digital Photography and Imaging staff and students participate in annual photography competition

Without a Question by Jessica Rosati. Read more...

"Pearls" don't have to be so expensive

Denture pearls in a glassSeniors who need new dentures or repairs to existing ones may qualify for help with their “pearly whites” from Georgian Denturism students.

The Georgian College Oral Health Clinic can assist seniors who need complete or partial dentures or who need a denture repair or alignment. Read more...

Jewellery student surprises girlfriend with marriage proposal at Design and Visual Arts Annual Scholarship Show Awards Ceremony

A series of photos showing the progress of a Chinese male student going down on one knee to propose to his Chinese girlfriend.She said yes!

Staff, students and guests were treated to a surprise marriage proposal at the Design and Visual Arts Annual Scholarship Show Award Ceremony at Georgian College’s Barrie Campus on April 28. Read more...

School Within a College student attending Georgian Orillia Campus this fall

School Within a College student Joey Giovannone sits in a classroom at the Georgian Barrie Campus

In his own words, Joey Giovannone was “arrogant and immature” at his regular high school. He was behind in credit accumulation, skipping classes and didn’t get along with others at his school. Today, Joey has accepted a spot in Georgian’s Police Foundations program – complete with a spot in residence in Orillia this fall. Read more...

Lights, camera, action! Digital Video student producer wins big at local film festival

Digital Video student Mary Ann Watts earns first place in her category at the South Georgian Bay Film FestivalGeorgian Digital Video student Mary Ann Watts (pictured) earned first place as producer in the video advertisement category at the South Georgian Bay Film Festival April 28. She worked with International Business Management alumnus and restaurateur Brandon Pitawanakwat to promote his enterprise – and Barrie’s first Indigenous restaurant – the Crowned Eagle.

This isn’t Mary Ann’s first foray into film production – she directed three award-winning music videos at the South Georgian Bay Film Festival (formerly Wasaga Beach Film Festival) between 2014 and 2016. Read more...

Georgian wins gold – once again – at Skills Ontario competition

Georgian College CNC Precision Skills students Andrew Pittman, second from left, won gold at the Skills Ontario competition May 3. Teammate Augusto Marzinotto won bronze. Accompanying them are faculty coach Jurgen Hierholzer, left, and Dan Ferko of the Gene Haas Foundation, a generous donor to Georgian’s CNC program.

Georgian College CNC Precision Skills student Andrew Pittman, second from left, won gold at the Skills Ontario competition May 3. Teammate Augusto Marzinotto won bronze. Accompanying them are faculty coach Jurgen Hierholzer, left, and Dan Ferko of the Gene Haas Foundation, a generous donor to Georgian’s CNC program. Read more...

Kitchen and Bath Design students take home awards

Award-winning Kitchen and Bath Design students

Georgian’s Kitchen and Bath Design students did well in the National Kitchen and Bath Association Ontario Student Design competition. Winners are Nadine Goralchuk, left, Zou Yixuan, Dean Suessmann, Jen Porter, and Iryna Tiuftiaieva. Read more...

High school students compete in hospitality competition

The halls of the Barrie Campus were filled with the aroma of sweet and savoury delights on April 26 as 64 students participated in the annual High School Hospitality Competition. Among the participants were 16 cooking teams, 10 baking teams and six restaurant service teams. 

Students in the cooking category were tasked with preparing a three-course meal that included a first course, main entrée and dessert. Baking students worked on an array of baked goods, including apple pies, banana muffins, white bread rolls, eclairs and choux puffs, while restaurant service competitors completed a variety of tasks such as table setting, mocktail preparation and coffee service. Read more...

Student entrepreneurs vie for awards

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Culinary Management students Patricia Di Chiara, Emily Behm and Trisha Speakman came up with the business idea of creating a nut-free chocolate spread. Read more...

RVH and Georgian College partner to clean their campuses for Earth Day

Janice Skot, RVH president and CEO, was joined by MaryLynn West-Moynes, Georgian College president and CEO, and staff and students for a joint clean-up event to mark Earth Day 2017 on April 19.

Janice Skot, RVH president and CEO, was joined by Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, Georgian College president and CEO, and staff and students for a joint clean-up event to mark Earth Day 2017 on April 19. Read more...