Many Hands helping Strive Niagara

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 […]

Harvest time at Niagara College

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 […]

Niagara chefs featured at Chef Signature Series

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 […]

College exceeds goal for United Way campaign

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 […]

Holiday-inspired dishes at chef series

Holiday-inspired dishes at chef series

World-class chef professors at Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute are making their lists and checking them twice – with help  from the college’s culinary students – in preparation for a holiday dinner party to remember. Saturday, the Canadian Food and Wine Institute will host A CFWI Christmas as part of the college’s popular […]

Hub at college will increase access to mentors

Hub at college will increase access to mentors

Niagara College will launch a new hub that will expand and enhance the college’s entrepreneurship activities. The hub will embed a spirit of entrepreneurship across all college programs and activities, while enhancing the student experience by increasing access to experts, mentors, events and opportunities on campus and in the community, the college said in a […]