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College convocation Friday

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College convocation Friday

More than 1,800 graduates will receive diplomas and certificates Friday as Niagara College holds its fall convocation ceremonies at the Welland campus. Ceremonies will take place in the morning and afternoon at the Welland campus athletic centre, said a release from the college. The 10 a.m. ceremony will include graduates from the schools of business […]

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College student wins two awards

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College student wins two awards

  For the second year in a row, Niagara College ranked among the best in a sales competition that draws a select group of students from top post-secondary institutions across North America. Mark Hales, a second-year Sales and Marketing student, was the only Canadian student to advance to the top 20 finals at the 2014 […]

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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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