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Tuesday, June 19, 2012


Changes at Loyalist
Starting in the 2012 school year, Loyalist College will be offering a joint journalism program in conjunction with Trent University. The course, that will take students four or five years to complete depending on their course load, will give students the skills they need to write, report, photograph, edit, freelance and produce web and video content.

Le cégep André-Laurendeau offre une nouvelle formation d’acheteur dans le secteur public
Messager LaSalle
Une carrière d’acheteur ou de technicien en approvisionnement vous intéresse? À compter de la session automne 2012, la nouvelle formation offerte par le service de la formation continue du Cégep André-Laurendeau pourrait bien combler vos attentes.

High school students to graduate from Cambrian on Wednesday
The Sudbury Star
“It has been an incredible first year for Barrydowne College,” principal Maureen McNamara said in a release. “The partnership between Rainbow District School Board and Cambrian College has provided an opportunity for teachers to work as a team to assist students. Students overcame challenges, demonstrating perseverance and commitment to their future.”

Le Cégep de Drummondville toujours plus «vert»
Express Drummondville
Pour une sixième année consécutive, le Cégep de Drummondville a reçu la certification «Cégep vert du Québec», parmi 47 autres établissements d’enseignement collégial, pour ses efforts continus en matière de développement durable.

College field schools offer unique experience
Terrace Standard
OVER the past decade, Northwest Community College (NWCC) has developed and offered a series of field schools that connects students with the physical and cultural richness that defines the Northwest. The field schools’ unique and hands-on applied study features the spectacular geography and environment of the Northwest, while bringing students into First Nations communities and learning on the land with the local First Nations people.

Gov. Gen. David Johnston accepts honorary diploma from Algonquin College
Ottawa Citizen
Algonquin College kicked off its spring convocation ceremonies Monday. But before beginning to confer diplomas on the school’s largest graduating class of more than 7,000 students, Gov. Gen. David Johnston hit the stage at Scotiabank Place to receive his first honorary diploma from a college.

Capilano University looks to set up shop in Whistler
Whistler Question
The proposed Whistler U project is getting some competition in the local post-secondary market following a proposal by Capilano University to bring classes up the Sea to Sky Highway and into Whistler. However, unlike Whistler U, Capilano isn’t looking to build a campus of its own but rather, use existing infrastructure throughout the municipality.

College history left for future eyes
A little piece of Niagara College history won’t see the light of day for another 55 years. This week the college buried two time capsules, one from 1977 unearthed during recent campus expansion, and one new capsule in honour of the school’s complete overhaul of its Welland campus.–college-history-left-for-future-eyes