Algonquin Paramedic Programs Ready Grads for Industry

Algonquin Paramedic Programs Ready Grads for Industry

33 Algonquin College Paramedic program graduates, and 15 Advanced Care Paramedic graduates, headed into their provincial licensing exams recently. And now that every single one of them has passed their licensing exam, they are ready to join their industry and start saving lives. “Paramedic graduates are required to take Provincial Certification exams set by the Ministry ...More

Students 9-RUN-RUN in Support of Local Charities

Students 9-RUN-RUN in Support of Local Charities

Over 30 Police Foundations, Community and Justice Services, and Victimology students gave up valuable midterm prep time to help out in the 9-Run-Run on Saturday October 19, while another 30 participated in the run itself to raise funds for Christie Lake Kids Charity and D.I.F.D. The Police and Public Safety Institute students and employees have been ...More

Miracles for Mark Raises Over $6,000 for Algonquin Professor

Miracles for Mark Raises Over $6,000 for Algonquin Professor

The College community came together Wednesday night to make miracles happen for Mark Anderson. And they did. 6,000 of them. The event, Miracles for Mark, was held as a fundraiser for the part-time Journalism professor and freelance journalist, who is battling esophageal cancer. As a freelancer who travels for his stories, he has been unable to ...More

The unveiling of the Algonquin College Health and Wellness Research Centre earlier this year.

One of Canada’s Top Research Colleges: Algonquin College

Algonquin College is being recognized for recent research accomplishments by RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. Canada’s source of R&D intelligence. “In 2011-2012, Algonquin College’s Applied Research and Innovation department connected with 517 students – our largest ever group – and worked on 120 projects, providing exceptional value for dollar,” says Dr. Mark Hoddenbagh, Director, Applied Research and Innovation ...More

Algonquin College IEC Participates in City of Ottawa’s Trade Mission to China

Algonquin College IEC Participates in City of Ottawa’s Trade Mission to China

Ernest Mulvey, Director of International Education Centre, and James (Zheng) Wang, Manager of International Partnerships and Programs, joined the City of Ottawa’s recent trade mission to China with about 40 other participants representing Ottawa’s collective strengths in technology innovation, education, tourism, and professional services. Ottawa has shared a special “Sister City” ...More

Students to Broadcast OCAA Men’s Soccer Semi-Final and Final on Rogers TV

Students to Broadcast OCAA Men’s Soccer Semi-Final and Final on Rogers TV

Sports fans: get your snacks, warm up your comfy chair, and get ready for some intense soccer action coming to your living room this weekend. The Thunder Men’s soccer team will battle for OCAA supremacy on home turf in the Championships this Friday and Saturday, and the students in the Television Broadcasting Program will be ...More

Jazan Visits Ottawa!

Jazan Visits Ottawa!

A group from our new Saudi Arabia campus came to Ottawa for a visit last week. Jebril Zurbtan, Director, Administration and Student Services; Zouhair Sadouqi, Director, Finance; Mohammad Al-Lakis, Registrar; Iftekhar Ahmed, Director, HR; Mahir Abufarha, Manager, ITS; and Abdulrahman Nukhaifi, Student Recruiter, all met with representatives from the College for training, tours, and more. ...More

National Award for Robert C. Gillett Student Commons, Second Award This Week!

National Award for Robert C. Gillett Student Commons, Second Award This Week!

The space in which Algonquin College students study, meet friends, and socialize is getting a thumbs up from the Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI). Hot on the heels of Wednesday’s win at the 2013 Ottawa Urban Design Awards, the Robert C. Gillett Student Commons at Algonquin College’s Ottawa campus has now ...More