Close to 100 students from the Barrie, Orangeville, Orillia and Owen Sound campuses, along with a number of faculty, will travel to San Jose De Ocoa, Dominican Republic from April 24 to May 18 as part of a large volunteer undertaking in the underdeveloped region.
Eighteen Georgian Nursing students from the Barrie and Owen Sound campuses will apply their health care skills first-hand when they visit the region of Consuelo, Dominican Republic, April 27 to May 6.
Georgian College Aviation Management students and professor Philip Van Manen enjoyed lunch sponsored by the International Association of Airport Executives – Canada (IAAE) at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum on March 16. Students spent the day touring the facilities, compliments of the Hamilton International Airport.
The unveiling of the new Hobart Kitchen and the Hobart Sanitation Lab at the Owen Sound Campus took place on March 22.
Close to 100 students from the Barrie, Orangeville, Orillia and Owen Sound campuses, along with a number of faculty, will travel to San Jose De Ocoa, Dominican Republic from April 24 to May 18 as part of a large volunteer undertaking in this underdeveloped region.
Arlene Dickinson of CBC-TV’s Dragons’ Den and CEO of Venture Communications brings her star power and business expertise to the Barrie Campus on Wednesday, March 28. The event is now sold out. She’ll be talking about her experiences in life and business and about her new book, Persuasion: A New Approach to Changing Minds. Dickinson [...]
Are you in your final semester? Your Request to Graduate form is due March 31. You can not be a grad without submitting this form! To get the form or for more info, visit http://www.georgiancollege.ca/graduation/frequently-asked-questions/request-to-graduate/
Trickster Trilogy presented by Kehewin Native Dance Theatre, will perform Friday, March 16 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Orillia Campus cafeteria. This event is free to all students and staff, so don’t miss out!
Experience Aboriginal song, dance and celebration on March 17 at the Seventh Traditional Pow Wow at Georgian College’s Barrie Campus. This year’s theme is Traditional Health and Wellness to honour the new Aboriginal Resource Centre in the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness, and the partnership between the School of Aboriginal Studies and School of [...]
In February, first-year Police Foundations students from the Owen Sound Campus made their yearly trek to Toronto to donate a day to volunteering at the Scott Mission. As part of their community service learning, students worked at the busy downtown Toronto site which provides an overnight shelter, soup kitchen, emergency food bank and counselling.
Mike Azevedo, Chris Kerr, Iain Watson and Amber Stevenson are now certified to legally weld anywhere in Canada. Over Reading Week, the students successfully passed testing organized by the Canadian Welding Bureau – the national licensing body for welders in Canada.
Four of Georgian College’s first-year Marine Navigation students – Dan Evans, Grant Patterson, Dustin White and Jason Davenport – participated in the 12th Annual Charity Curling Funspiel, supporting mammography testing at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital. The event, hosted by the Grey Granite Curling Club, raised more than $22,000, which will go toward the purchase [...]
Georgian has a student-run club committed to promoting and creating a safe and inclusive environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) community. Pride@Georgian aims to create change through awareness and education by organizing various events, workshops and activities.
Students in Georgian’s Culinary program displayed their baking prowess in a cake design competition that took place at the Barrie Campus March 6.
What do Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Mike Weir and Georgian College’s golf programs have in common? They were all were in Florida over Reading Week to play some golf, enjoy the sun and take in a deep breath of the sweet smell of freshly cut grass. While the best golfers in [...]
Marine industry leaders came to Georgian College on February 29 and March 1 to present technical papers to Marine Navigation and Engineering cadets. The event, called Ideas in Motion, has been running for four years and is a great opportunity for marine cadets and faculty to meet with industry personnel, learn about the latest innovative [...]
Students in Georgian College’s Culinary program displayed their baking prowess in a cake design competition that took part at the Barrie Campus March 6.
A reminder to students that Spencer West will kick off the Students’ Administrative Council’s Diversity Week celebrations. Spencer will give an inspirational presentation titled “Let’s talk about Respect” – Embracing the Power of Diversity and Inclusion on Campus Monday, March 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Georgian Theatre, Barrie Campus. All are welcome.
International Solar Solutions Inc. (ISSI) and Green Leaf Distribution Inc. are partnering with Georgian College to study temperature differences between residential attic spaces with and without solar-powered roof vents. The partnership provides students the opportunity to research various applications of the vents and their associated benefits.
Impressed that Georgian offers a networking course, Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of BNI® (Business Network International), donated the complete library of books he’s authored to the college to help further learning in the Event Management graduate certificate program.
For eight days, 14 students studying in the areas of culinary management, recreation and leisure, hotel and tourism management and travel tourism, traded in their laptops and books for hiking, cave tubing, exploring ruins, zip-trekking and learning about the culture, animals and plant life of Belize.
It takes courage to ask questions to a new boss. But asking the right question could save your life. Come learn more about your rights as a worker. Workplace safety champion Rob Ellis and top executives from some of Ontario’s leading corporations will be at Georgian College Thursday, March 8 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. [...]
On Saturday, March 24, St. John Ambulance will hold a 12-hour Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) marathon in the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness (M Building) at the Barrie Campus from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. St. John is looking for teams of at least six people to participate for half-hour or one-hour time slots, [...]
Professors Dave Aves and Norm Smith took students on a field trip to Toronto Feb. 15 to provide them with a contemporary context of what’s happening in both the Canadian and global automotive sectors. The trip was a great complement to course material being covered in Dave’s Global Automotive course and a course Norm is [...]