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Niagara College celebrating 50 years of growth and innovation

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Niagara College celebrating 50 years of growth and innovation

When Niagara College (NC) first opened its doors in Welland in September 1967, 450 eager students filed into the pre-engineered building in an otherwise empty field and started their post secondary education in programs ranging from business, to marketing, secretarial and English. In fact, response was so enthusiastic, NC – known then as a college […]

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Niagara College won’t go breaking any ‘hearts’ this Valentine’s Day

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Niagara College won’t go breaking any ‘hearts’ this Valentine’s Day

That’s because its Research & Innovation team has discovered a way to automate the process of cracking delicious heartnuts without breaking their heart-shaped shells or kernels! After a 20-year search for a mechanized ‘heartnut sheller,’ local industry partner Grimo Nut Nursery has found new hope with the team of students, faculty and research experts with […]

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Niagara culinary student wins bronze for Canada at Young Chef Olympiad

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Niagara culinary student wins bronze for Canada at Young Chef Olympiad

A Niagara College student is proving she can take the heat in the kitchen among the world’s top student chefs. Twenty-three-year-old Selah Schmoll, a second-year Culinary Management student at the College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute, has won bronze medal and trophy for placing third overall at the Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) in India. The […]

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Soaring demand continues for joint GAME program

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Soaring demand continues for joint GAME program

Brock University press release – It’s a nice problem to have. Brock University staff have been flooded by applications in a new program where students learn about the design and production of video games. The GAME program is a partnership between Brock and Niagara College. When it launched for its debut season in September, nearly 400 […]

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Niagara College hosts Startup Weekend to solve global food problems

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Niagara College hosts Startup Weekend to solve global food problems

$500 cash prize to winning team in a ‘Dragon Den’ style pitch Budding entrepreneurs will have their opportunity staring Friday to pitch their solution to address global agriculture and food challenges at Niagara College’s (NC) Agri-Food Startup Weekend. Modelled after Google’s well known Startup Weekend, the college’s ncTakeoff program with sponsorship by Meridian will host […]

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NC Students Participate in Global Game Jam

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NC Students Participate in Global Game Jam

Niagara College students, staff and alumni volunteers logged major creative time this past weekend when they participated in the annual Global Game Jam at the Welland campus. For 48 consecutive hours, gamer participants – students in Niagara College’s Game Development Program and volunteers worked in teams to design a new video game to help inject […]

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