Learning Strategists receive international accolade

Published on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Georgian Learning Strategists Sarah Hunter (Orillia Campus) and Cindy Korpatnicki (Barrie Campus), presented a workshop on integrating learning strategies into curriculum at the 2014 Canada International Conference on Education (CICE) held at Cape Breton University, NS. They were recognized with a “Best Workshop” award and, as a result, have been invited to submit a paper to the Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal. Continue reading

Georgian students awarded scholarships

Published on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

In recognition of their outstanding volunteer efforts, Georgian College students Collin Misch (Barrie Campus) and Krista Henderson (Orillia Campus) received one scholarship each worth $1,000 from Electronic Park Inc.

Two students hold up scholarship letters on either side of the president of a local company
Congratulations, Krista and Collin.

Collin and Krista volunteered at the Electronic Park Music Festival. They helped set up and man a booth, hand out flyers and promotional material, and provide information to passersby.

“Both students showed persistent and enthusiastic support for the event and were interactive and polite, no matter the demographic,” says Karine Durieux, President of Electronic Park Inc.



Plan well, age well, live well – Barrie Campus hosts Quest for Zest Oct. 4

Published on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Georgian Continuing Education, in partnership with the Barrie and Community Family Health Team and Saint Elizabeth, will host Quest for Zest on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barrie Campus Athletic Centre.  QUEST FOR ZEST IMAGE_Sept. 17, 2014

The free event aims to connect Barrie and area “zoomers” who are planning for their senior years and retirement with services that can help make that phase of their lives as active and independent as possible. Continue reading

Justin Trudeau connects with Georgian students

Published on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Just Trudeau, standing with a microphone in front of a smiling crowdMore than 250 people gathered at the Barrie Campus to hear from Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau on Sept. 19. The event, organized by Georgian’s Students’ Administrative Council (SAC), offered students the opportunity to ask the federal politician their burning questions.

Trudeau entered to a big round of applause and was welcomed to Ojibwe territory by elder Ernestine Baldwin. Trudeau thanked attendees for taking an interest in the political process before opening the floor to questions.

The young MP addressed trade with China, legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, senate reform, support for soldiers facing post-traumatic stress disorder and the Keystone pipeline. After the hour-long question and answer session, he connected with students one on one – answering their questions and posing for selfies.

One student, who is running for Orillia City Council, asked why youth should go out and vote. “Because it’s a way to change the world,” Trudeau answered.

The Waffle Lotta Bacon Burger is here

Published on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Waffle lotta bacon burgerThe Last Class restaurant and pub is introducing several dishes with their new fall menu, including their greatest creation yet: The Waffle Lotta Bacon Burger.

The burger is guaranteed to feed even the hungriest of students. It features two eight ounce patties between three Belgian waffles — with Havarti cheese, bacon strips and barbecue sauce. Continue reading

Take care of your health at Georgian’s Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

Published on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014


Are you trying to balance school, living away from home, work and relationships? This kind of stress can disrupt your life. It can interfere with eating habits, your mental health and overall well-being. Georgian’s Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is available to all Georgian students to help you deal with those problems, and more! Continue reading

Georgian digs International Plowing Match

Published on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Staff from the Owen Sound and Midland campuses standing in front of the Georgian tent at the International Plowing Match
Staff from the Owen Sound and Midland campuses are excited to connect with potential partners and students at the International Plowing Match

Staff from the Midland and Owen Sound campuses are busy cultivating relationships with attendees of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2014 (IPM) in Ivy, Ontario this week. Continue reading

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