Employee Assistance Program Newsletter

Employee Assistance Program Newsletter

You will find attached the latest The Balancing Act newsletter from Shepell•fgi, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider. The Balancing Act is a monthly newsletter designed to offer you helpful tips and tools for balancing your everyday work and family demands. In this edition: “Staying Healthy on the Job: Tips for Maintaining Physical Health at ...More

Algonquin’s high-tech approach to H1N1

Algonquin’s high-tech approach to H1N1

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBsZV_2WsZ8[/youtube] Algonquin College has joined forces with Vocantas, an Ottawa tech company, to help protect students in residence during an H1N1 outbreak. If the virus were to hit Algonquins residences, an automatic telephone survey system would be deployed to gage the number of students infected with the virus. This automated survey allows the college to collect ...More

$100,000 pledge for new trades facility

$100,000 pledge for new trades facility

Modern Niagara Ottawa Inc. announces $100,000 pledge towards Algonquin’s new trades facility. Algonquin’s Constructing Our Future Campaign continues to gather steam this week with a $100,000 pledge from Modern Niagara Ottawa Inc. This latest pledge was made to coincide with Modern Niagara’s 50th anniversary celebration. “The entire College community would like to thank Modern Niagara Ottawa Inc. ...More

The Algonquin News article

Retention campaign to boost graduation rates

When it comes to retention and students graduating, Algonquin College wants to become the model for success. Algonquin has established a goal of increasing its graduation rate to 70 per cent from the current 64 per cent during the next three years without lowering academic standards. “We want to help address students’ problems before they’re overwhelmed and ...More

The Algonquin News article

Creating a virtual college

Algonquin’s vision of a “Virtual College” revolves around using technology to increase access to a post-secondary education for more students. In an age of growing demand and capabilities in online education, Algonquin wants to offer more choices and add flexibility. Longer term, Algonquin will produce a comprehensive strategy and action plan so that its Virtual College will ...More

Algonquin’s high-tech approach to H1N1

Algonquin’s high-tech approach to H1N1

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBsZV_2WsZ8[/youtube] Algonquin College has joined forces with Vocantas, an Ottawa tech company, to help protect students in residence during an H1N1 outbreak. If the virus were to hit Algonquins residences, an automatic telephone survey system would be deployed to gage the number of students infected with the virus. This automated survey allows ...More

My Algonquin in Beta Phase

My Algonquin in Beta Phase

The My Algonquin staff and faculty portal is in the process of being re-designed in response to user comments that the site was dated and in need of an refresh.  Guided by a working group of staff and faculy and informed by feedback from user surveys, usability testing and focus groups, users let us know they were ...More