Goal of 50% Participation Announced At 2013 Algonquin College United Way Kickoff

Goal of 50% Participation Announced At 2013 Algonquin College United Way Kickoff

The air bands at Algonquin College’s 2013 United Way kickoff may not have covered that Beatles classic “Come Together”, but it was certainly the theme of the event as the College’s United Way Committee announced the goal of 50% participation. “This is a really significant time of the year where the Algonquin College community comes together ...More

Ottawa Urban Design Awards Recognizes Robert C. Gillett Student Commons

Ottawa Urban Design Awards Recognizes Robert C. Gillett Student Commons

Congratulations go out to the entire team behind the Robert C. Gillett Student Commons at Algonquin College – the building has won an Award of Merit at the 2013 Ottawa Urban Design Awards. “The Robert C. Gillett Student Commons truly is the heart of our Woodroffe campus and, as a result ...More

Team Ontario Takes First for Engineering, Sixth Overall at Solar Decathlon

Team Ontario Takes First for Engineering, Sixth Overall at Solar Decathlon

19 teams. Two years of work. Plenty of excitement, even in the early stages. And it all came down to 10 days of judging. Team Ontario in the 2013 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon entered the Solar Decathlon competition with a goal of creating waves of change in the housing industry, envisioning a future where ...More

How the Algonquin College Community is Giving Back This Thanksgiving

How the Algonquin College Community is Giving Back This Thanksgiving

The spirit of Thanksgiving has been visible in the halls of Algonquin College this week, showing itself in the many efforts our students and employees have made to help the less fortunate. On Thursday, the Police Foundations program and the Salvation Army held a food and clothing drive on Woodroffe campus. “As a result of your ...More

Eleven Brazilian Students Come to Algonquin Through “Science Without Borders” Program

Eleven Brazilian Students Come to Algonquin Through “Science Without Borders” Program

This month, Algonquin College will welcome 11 Brazilian students to study at the College through the “Science without Borders” (SwB) program. This will be the first ever intake of SwB students at Algonquin College. Funded by the Brazilian Government, the SwB scholarship program was launched in July 2011. The program aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students ...More

From left to right: PR student Stephen Conrad, Lieutenant Colonel Jay Janzen, PR students Frank Defalco and Etienne Dale.

Lieutenant-Colonel Jay Janzen Talks NATO Communications with PR Students

Algonquin College Public Relations students got a taste of what working in crisis communications for a large organization looks like, as Lieutenant-Colonel Jay Janzen visited to discuss his insights after 13 years as a communications advisor to the Canadian army and NATO. The Lieutenant-Colonel is currently the Director of Media Operations at SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied ...More

New Voucher Helps Ontario Companies Find e-Commerce Solutions

New Voucher Helps Ontario Companies Find e-Commerce Solutions

Up to 100 Ontario companies, working through one of nine colleges including Algonquin, will receive $2,500 each to build or enhance their online business presence under a new program launched today and administered by Ontario Centres of Excellence. Through the new Voucher for E-Business (VEB), announced on June 26 as part of Ontario’s Collaboration Voucher Program, ...More

From left to right: Professor Richard Briginshaw, Construction Manager Jacob Morgan, Brandon Austin, and President Kent MacDonald in Irvine, CA.

Team Ontario Needs Your Help to Win Solar Decathlon People’s Choice

Team Ontario in the 2013 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is down in Irvine, California, eagerly anticipating the Solar Decathlon Awards Ceremony on Saturday. This week, they wrapped up construction, attended a dinner with President Kent MacDonald, hosted a formal dinner for the sponsors and members of the other 18 teams, and welcomed visitors ...More