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Pen Pal project connects college students with Heidehof seniors

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Pen Pal project connects college students with Heidehof seniors

After weeks of exchanging letters, a class of students from Niagara College finally met face-to-face with their pen pals from St. Catharines-based Heidehof Home for the Aged on Tuesday Apr. 10/2018. The Pen Pal Social marked the culmination of an inaugural Pen Pal project which paired 60 first-year Recreation Therapy students from the College with 20 seniors […]

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Marotta family donates to NC’s new agri-food innovation complex

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Marotta family donates to NC’s new agri-food innovation complex

49,000 square-foot facility to be named Marotta Family Innovation Complex Niagara College announced Friday Apr. 6/2018 that the family of Benny and Louise Marotta are donating $1 million to support the College’s Achieving Dreams Campaign. The donation of $1 million – which will support the development of, and equipment and furnishings for, Niagara College’s new […]

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Niagara College’s Green Automotive Technology Lab officially opens

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Niagara College’s Green Automotive Technology Lab officially opens

Students in Niagara College’s Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship, Motive Power Technician, and Motive Power Techniques programs are surging ahead of their competition in tomorrow’s automotive industry, thanks to new technology and facilities available through NC’s Green Automotive Technology Lab. The Lab and will be critical in preparing students in NC’s Motive Power programs for the […]

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Ontario budget investments in colleges will produce a stronger workforce

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Ontario budget investments in colleges will produce a stronger workforce

The Ontario government’s 2018 budget investments will ensure more students have access to college programs that open the door to rewarding and meaningful employment. “The budget delivers some important investments in student success,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “Niagara College graduates are driving the growth of key industries in Niagara, and this will help […]

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Achieving Dreams campaign raises over $11 million

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Achieving Dreams campaign raises over $11 million

Niagara College has 11 million reasons to thank those who have generously supported students through the recently completed Achieving Dreams fundraising campaign. At a special event  thanking those who have made significant contributions to the campaign on Monday Mar. 26/2018, it was announced that Achieving Dreams far surpassed its goal of $7 million, raising a […]

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NC installs Commercial Cannabis Production teaching lab

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NC installs Commercial Cannabis Production teaching lab

Niagara College has taken another step forward with the installation of its commercial cannabis production teaching lab Friday Mar. 23/2018 at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. “Niagara College’s Commercial Cannabis Production Post-Graduate Certificate program will welcome its first cohort of 24 students in the Fall of 2018,” a Niagara College press release said. “Those students will get […]

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