Perth Social Service Worker Students Connect with the Community

Perth Social Service Worker Students Connect with the Community

The first year Social Service Worker students at our Perth Campus partnered with local organizations to support others during this holiday season. Working in teams they provided gifts for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, baby food, clothing and care items for the Salvation Army’s Baby Cupboard, and stocking stuffers for ...More

Design Studies, Interior Design, and Interior Decorating Students Take a “Speed Dating” Approach to Learning!

Design Studies, Interior Design, and Interior Decorating Students Take a “Speed Dating” Approach to Learning!

Professor Stephany Castilla arranged a series of face-to-face events with several Media and Design programs for her Design Dynamics course (part of the Design Studies Program in General Arts and Science). Calling the concept “The Design Trek”, each journey would have specific learning objectives and students would document their observations into their “Virtual Passports” on ...More

Looking for Christmas Gift Ideas?

Looking for Christmas Gift Ideas?

With the “12 Deals of Christmas” well underway at Connections: The Campus Store and the New Technology Store’s Christmas flyer now out, there are some great Christmas gift options available on campus! We turn to the experts to find out what the hot holiday gifts will be this year. “The Godiva Chocolate shop in the Campus ...More

Police Foundations Students Create Christmas Baskets for Youville Centre

Police Foundations Students Create Christmas Baskets for Youville Centre

Each year, the students, faculty and staff in the Police Foundations Program assist in making Christmas Baskets for the students of Youville Centre, which is a non-profit organization that assists single mothers in providing a brighter future for themselves and their children. “The Police Foundations faculty and student body have the privilege of representing Algonquin College ...More

Two Algonquin College Alumni Receive Heroes in the Home Caregiver Awards

Two Algonquin College Alumni Receive Heroes in the Home Caregiver Awards

Congratulations to Algonquin College alumni Louis Nkubana and Ina Cameron, recent recipients of the Champlain Community Care Access Centre Hero in the Home Caregiver Awards! “About two months ago, my supervisor at Carefor informed me that I was nominated for the award,” says Louis. “Two weeks later, I got the CCAC invitation to a special ceremony ...More

Algonquin College to Play Key Role in Digi60 Film Festival!

Algonquin College to Play Key Role in Digi60 Film Festival!

Algonquin College is playing a key role in this year’s Digi60 Festival, Ottawa’s Digital Film Festival, which is taking place Friday, Dec 7 to Sun, Dec 9. On December 7, the festival goers will see several documentaries and scripted films produced by Algonquin College TV Broadcasting students, Scriptwriting grads, and Scriptwriting Advisory Board members. December 7 – ...More

Classroom Portal Expansion Crowned Applied Research Day 10.2 Winner!

Classroom Portal Expansion Crowned Applied Research Day 10.2 Winner!

The Classroom Portal Expansion has taken the top prize at Applied Research Day 10.2! “It is an honour to take home first place at Applied Research Day,” says Nitec President Malcolm McDowell. “We had many worthy competitors today and wish them continued success. The Classroom Portal Expansion will enhance the communication between Algonquin College faculty and ...More

Katarina Pavilca, Lauren McIndoe, and Allan Booth – students working on the Algonquin Way Cultural Centre project. They placed second in Applied Research Day 10.2.

Great Showing for Pembroke at Applied Research Day 10.2!

Three Pembroke businesses are working with the Algonquin College Office of Applied Research and Innovation to improve the lives of their employees, and the community around them. KI Pembroke showcased a Wellness Trail system at Applied Research Day 10.2 yesterday at Algonquin College’s Woodroffe Campus. The project involves the creation of a trail system which promotes ...More