Two Scriptwriting students shortlisted for this year’s Youth Infringement Festival

Two Scriptwriting students shortlisted for this year’s Youth Infringement Festival

We’re proud to announce that two of our Scriptwriting students, Laura Brown and Katrina Tortoricci, have been shortlisted for this year’s “Youth Infringement Festival.” If picked, they’ll be given intensive, professional mentoring during the upcoming Ottawa Fringe Festival and see their plays professionally produced. Laura Brown, who is from Smiths Falls, recently graduated from Queen’s University ...More

CMA bronze winners, left to right Sarah Hagarty, Heather MacDonald and Pascale Lapointe, proudly display their award.

Algonquin Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students win bronze at Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) Annual Awards Ceremony

Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students Sarah Hagarty, Heather MacDonald and Pascale Lapointe took home bronze in the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) Student Awards Creative category for their SAVR Loyalty Program campaign. The award winners and their schools are recognized as one of Canada’s leading marketing schools and are showcased on the CMA website. The award ...More

Security Emergency Contact App takes top prize at Applied Research Day 11.2

Security Emergency Contact App takes top prize at Applied Research Day 11.2

New apps, trails, and other innovative products from the bright minds of Algonquin students were showcased at the Applied Research Day on December 3.  Starting at 9:30 a.m., groups of students presented their projects in booths, many with hands on demonstrations for the public to see. Projects were judged by a panel and awards were ...More

Algonquin College Partners With Canadian Wildlife Federation to Enhance Student Experience

Algonquin College Partners With Canadian Wildlife Federation to Enhance Student Experience

Algonquin College is teaming up with one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit organizations, the Canadian Wildlife Federation, to enrich the learning experience of its students. The College and CWF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that encourages both organizations to partner whenever possible to promote outdoor education to college students through the sharing of curriculum, resources ...More

Business Students Excel at Annual Provincial Marketing Competition

Business Students Excel at Annual Provincial Marketing Competition

This post comes to us from Professor Jim Neubauer about this year’s Ontario College Marketing Competition and their strong results at the recent competition! *** The Algonquin College School of Business’ 14 member Ontario College Marketing Competition (OCMC) student team, along with some of their coaches, traveled to Windsor, Ontario on November 21 and 22 to face off against ...More

Body Movin’ – Health and Community Studies Programs Team Up to Raise Money for Childhood Obesity Foundation

Body Movin’ – Health and Community Studies Programs Team Up to Raise Money for Childhood Obesity Foundation

Fitness and Health Promotion students and faculty, along with Professor Kristen Hayes of the Developmental Services Worker program and her students, recently partnered up with local fitness promotion guru Tony Greco to hold a day-long Aerobathon at Algonquin College to raise money for the Childhood Obesity Foundation. “Over 24 second year FHP students were coordinated by ...More

Ottawa Business Community Recognizes Algonquin Employee, Alumnus

Ottawa Business Community Recognizes Algonquin Employee, Alumnus

It was a great night for the Daves. Dave Donaldson, Dean at Algonquin College, was recognized for his contributions to the Ottawa community – he took the top spot in the “Community Booster” category at the Best Ottawa Business awards (the “BOBs”) beating out Mayor Jim Watson and former Ottawa Senator Daniel Alfredsson in a people’s ...More

Algonquin College Joins National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)

Algonquin College Joins National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)

To launch Global Entrepreneurship Week and foster entrepreneurship at the College, Algonquin College today announced joining the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). NACCE is a leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges. Now in its 10th year, NACCE is a major force in entrepreneurship education, spearheading a national movement among community colleges to ...More