TD Bank Group’s $150,000 gift to establish new environmental studies bursary

TD Bank Group’s $150,000 gift to establish new environmental studies bursary

TD Bank Group announced a $150,000 gift to Niagara College’s Achieving Dreams Campaign Friday, which will establish a new bursary to support students in Niagara College’s environmental programs. Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, more than 80 students over four years will receive financial awards via the TD Environmental Studies Bursaries. The award will be […]

Future student wins $3,000 tuition credit

Future student wins $3,000 tuition credit

St. Catharines resident Leanna Heida is one step closer to achieving her dreams, as the winner of a $3,000 credit towards her first year’s tuition at Niagara College. The future student, who is enrolled in the College’s Hairstyling diploma program for September, became eligible to win the tuition credit after attending the College’s 2016 Spring […]

Diamond Trail School Earth Day celebration at Merritt Island

Diamond Trail School Earth Day celebration at Merritt Island

For students of Diamond Trail Public School Earth Day was celebrated by a major clean-up effort at Merritt Island. Under the supervision of the City of Welland’s Park and Recreation Department, the school kids picked up the litter and separated the recycling left on the ground by many visitors on Merritt Island. The second half […]

Animal ethics organization launched by Brock professor

Animal ethics organization launched by Brock professor

Brock University press release – A first-of-its-kind institute to lead research, education and advocacy for animal ethics worldwide has been launched by Brock University professor David Fennell. Based on an interdisciplinary approach, the International Institute for Animal Ethics (IIAE) focuses on how moral knowledge and best practice can stimulate change in the use of animals […]

Two new master’s programs launched at Brock

Two new master’s programs launched at Brock

Brock University press release – A Master of Professional Kinesiology (MPK) and a Master of Public Health (MPH) are being added by Brock University’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. The two new programs, aimed at meeting the requirements of today’s healthcare professionals, will launch this September. The full-time, one-year Master of Professional Kinesiology will train […]

New bike racks courtesy of Notre Dame and Lakeshore

New bike racks courtesy of Notre Dame and Lakeshore

Story and Photos by Sarah Piercey -The Manufacturing  and Construction classes from Lakeshore Catholic High School and Notre Dame College School were busy doing their part for the community in Welland Wednesday. With hard hats donned and bright orange vests they were installing bike racks they made in the Downtown core. The classes created the racks […]