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Golf comes to St. Catharines schools

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Golf comes to St. Catharines schools

Students at three elementary schools in St. Catharines will have the opportunity to be introduced to the sport of golf thanks to Niagara College students. Niagara College’s Business Administration – Professional Golf Management (Co-op) program recently donated more than $1,400 to the National Golf in Schools program that will bring the program to Memorial Public […]

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Culinary event to showcase Ottawa chefs

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Culinary event to showcase Ottawa chefs

Four top chefs from Ottawa will bring their culinary talents to Niagara College for the fourth instalment of its 2014-15 Chef Signature Series Saturday. Visiting chefs Michael Blackie of Next Restaurant, Stephen La Salle of The Albion Rooms, Kyle Mortimer-Proulx of Lowerton Brewery, and Norm Aitken, who has a new restaurant coming soon, will cook at […]

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Many Hands helping Strive Niagara

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Many Hands helping Strive Niagara

Strive Niagara’s Welland facilities will see a significant upgrade thanks to Niagara College’s Many Hands Project. A special ceremony was held Friday to kick-off the project, which will see the agency’s building undergo changes to the existing reception area, main entry corridor, a new waiting area and new flooring in the childcare area. Areas of […]

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Harvest time at Niagara College

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Harvest time at Niagara College

Facing sub-zero temperatures, students from Niagara College’s Teaching Winery fanned out in the darkness Tuesday morning to harvest Vidal and Cabernet Franc grapes from the vineyard along Taylor Rd. “We’re picking icewine grapes. It’s the perfect day for it,” said wine program professor Ron Giesbrecht, as he watched the harvest. The Teaching Winery and vineyard […]

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Niagara chefs featured at Chef Signature Series

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Niagara chefs featured at Chef Signature Series

Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute will serve up a valuable learning opportunity to students Saturday at its sold-out Chef Signature Series. While students will be exposed to four of Niagara’s finest chefs — Justin Downes of Vineland Estates, Catherine O’Donnell of Willow Cakes and Pastries, Anthony Greco of Zest Restaurant, and Therese Degrace […]

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College exceeds goal for United Way campaign

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College exceeds goal for United Way campaign

Niagara College staff and faculty raised more than $40,000 for United Way of South Niagara during its 2014 campaign. The funds were raised through pledges and a variety of fundraising initiatives since the campaign was launched in August 2014. “We are extremely excited to have exceeded our goal. We could not have done this without […]

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