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College helps local businesses with websites

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College helps local businesses with websites

An Ontario Centres of Excellence grant worth $40,000 will allow Niagara College to help up to 16 companies with their websites, to help them increase their online presence. The 2014 funding comes after a successful pilot phase carried out by the college’s research and innovation division in 2013. Last year’s grant from Ontario Centres of […]

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Raising awareness of autism

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Raising awareness of autism

October is Autism Awareness month, and staff and students are working to ensure that it’s on the radar at Niagara College with a month-long campaign. Organized by staff and student volunteers from the college’s Autism and Behavioural Science (ABS) graduate certificate program, the second annual QR Code Hunt for Autism Awareness is now in full […]

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Brewmaster’s beer takes top prize

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Brewmaster’s beer takes top prize

  A Niagara College staff member and graduate was surprised when his beer won the annual Iron Brewer competition. “Many of the beers were truly outstanding examples of the creative brewing arts … My victory is another example of the focus on brewing skills, science, and creativity that are the hallmarks of Niagara’s brewmaster program,” […]

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Building awareness of environmental issues

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Building awareness of environmental issues

Living local is the theme for Niagara College’s eighth annual Green Day Wednesday. The day, said a release from the college, is designed to provide students, staff and the community with an opportunity to meet local organizations committed to improving sustainability and environmental stewardship on campus and across Niagara. It brings together more than 25 […]

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Ancient winemaking practiced at college

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Ancient winemaking practiced at college

Anais Ferris said the feeling of grapes squishing beneath her feet was insane, but a lot of fun. Ferris was just one of a couple dozen Niagara College winery and viticulture technician students taking part in a grape foot stomp — an ancient winemaking practice — at the Teaching Winery Tuesday at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. […]

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Students busted by police

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Students busted by police

Three charged in drug bust   Niagara Regional Police seized $8,800 with of marijuana, 44 grams of cocaine, 19 grams of pre-packaged baggies of MDMA (ecstasy), 240 grams of pre-packaged Psilocybin (magic mushrooms), and $800 after an investigation into drug related activity involving students at a St. Catharines high school. Police said school resource officers, […]

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