Altaf Sovani Will Receive The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal!

Altaf Sovani Will Receive The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal!

School of Hospitality & Tourism Chair Altaf Sovani has been selected to receive a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a special ceremony in Burnaby, B.C. on September 8. “I felt humbled, excited and honored. To be recognized with such a prestigious award is surreal,” Altaf says. “I do my job because I love to work with and for the ...More

Back to School 2012: Part Three

Back to School 2012: Part Three

This week’s back to school blog post is courtesy of the friendly and helpful staff in the library! The Library Come to the library for help and academic support from real people! The Algonquin College Library, also known as the Learning Resource Centre, is available to support you in all your academic needs. Borrowing Your up-to-date student card is ...More

First Day of Fall Orientation 2012!

First Day of Fall Orientation 2012!

Today marks the kick-off of Fall Orientation 2012, and all week we’ll be bringing you the stories of Orientation. Day One featured students enrolled in General Arts & Science, the Centre for Continuing and Online Learning, and the Language Institute. What better way to start this year’s coverage than an overview of what to expect ...More

Radio Broadcasting Coordinator Runs Finnish Marathon!

Radio Broadcasting Coordinator Runs Finnish Marathon!

He started running almost twenty years ago and Dan Pihlainen, Radio Broadcasting Professor/Coordinator, has always dreamed of doing a race in Finland. He crossed that item off his bucket list last Saturday when he laced up his running shoes outside the Helsinki Olympic Stadium and, along with almost 5-thousand others, ran a 42 kilometre route ...More

Culinary Arts Students Participate in OHS Garden Party

Culinary Arts Students Participate in OHS Garden Party

Top chefs from across the city will be attending the Ottawa Humane Society Summer Garden Party this Sunday, and Algonquin College will be well represented! Chef Patrick Kostiw and two student volunteers will be serving up strawberries marinated in port wine with orange pearls and ginger foam, and Chicken Mousseline with Asian Slaw served in a ...More

Applied Research Day 10.1 a Hit!

Applied Research Day 10.1 a Hit!

Students, faculty, and industry partners met in Salon A of the Marketplace Food Court today to show off the projects they helped launch, create, and improve through the Applied Research and Innovation Division. “Applied Research is when we take concepts, ideas, theory, and reduce them to practice to make a difference in this world,” explains Director ...More

2012 President’s Breakfast A Huge Success!

2012 President’s Breakfast A Huge Success!

The 2012 President’s Breakfast was a great success, with over 1,100 employees and faculty attending the event in person and online through live web streaming. Perth campus also joined through a video call! If you missed his presentation, you can view the podcast here. Professor Catherine Kenney served as the emcee, and President Kent MacDonald officially addressed ...More

Back to School 2012: Part Two

Back to School 2012: Part Two

Ancillary Services has just opened a newly renovated bookstore which has been re branded “Connections – The Campus Store.” And soon, The New Technology Store will open the doors on their new location! Read on to find out more about the new services! Connections – The Campus Store With the opening of our new store, Connections – ...More