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Classes to resume as early as Tuesday as government introduces legislation to end strike

The Ontario government has announced its intention to introduce legislation later today to end the province-wide faculty strike. The legislature is expected to sit this weekend to vote on the legislation. If the legislation is passed this weekend, students will be back in the classroom on Tuesday, November 21.

“We are very anxious to welcome our students back to the classroom and turn our energies toward a successful completion of the term,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “In anticipation of a quick return, we are hard at work ensuring that information, resources and support are firmly in place for students when classes resume.”

Faculty will return to work on the weekday immediately following the passage of the government’s legislation to complete final preparations for the return to class. If the bill passes over the weekend,  faculty would return Monday.

Niagara College will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available. Students and faculty should check the College’s website and social media channels regularly.

 

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Niagara College earns top-10 place for third year in a row among research colleges in Canada

For the third year in a row, Niagara College has earned the honour of being in the top 10 colleges in the country for research funding, according to a new national study released today. And for the second year in a row, that placement is No. 7.

In its report “Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges,” Re$earch Infosource Inc. has announced the rank of seven for Niagara College, based on total research funding numbers for 2016. This represents a steady placement of three years in a row in the top 10, since Niagara College earned spot No. 10 in the 2014 research funding year.

What’s more, using data from the past two years, Niagara College’s research funding increased by more than 14% between 2015 and 2016, up to $6.94 million from $6.1 million in 2015.

“We’ve made research and innovation a key priority, because we see ourselves as critical players in Niagara’s economic development, and our consistent climb in these rankings reflects that,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “And as we help local companies innovate, we are enhancing our students’ education by providing valuable real-world research opportunities.”

Research funding allows the College to partner with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the region to conduct projects and services which provide innovative solutions for industry. These include producing and testing prototypes, evaluating new technologies, and developing new or improved products and processes.

“We are thrilled to have this validation for the stellar work our staff, faculty and students are doing on industry partner projects,” said Marc Nantel, associate vice-president of Research & Innovation. “We’ve ramped up our specialized equipment and lab spaces to attract new partnerships and funding, and it’s paying off for SMEs in our region.”

According to the report, Niagara College once again placed highly in the categories of the number of partnerships, as well as the number of projects completed. In both cases, NC ranked third in Canada on each list, with 109 partnerships, and 118 projects completed.

Niagara College receives research funding from various regional, provincial and federal agencies. Administered by the college’s Research & Innovation division, the funding supports the hiring of students and graduates to work alongside faculty researchers in helping industry partners leap forward in the marketplace. Students come from a variety of the College’s programs, such as Mechanical Engineering Technology, Culinary Innovation and Food Technology, Business Administration – Marketing, and Computer Programming.

Re$earch Infosource annually compiles listings of the Top 50 research universities, corporate R&D spenders and research hospitals. This year marks the fourth year a list has been released for the Top 50 research colleges in Canada. For more information on the Top 50 list, go to researchinfosource.com

A special report on all 2016 categories, including comprehensive listings, analysis and insight, will be published on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Niagara College’s Research & Innovation conducts research projects with industry partners through its Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre, Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre, and Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. The division also offers support in the areas of digital media and web solutions and business and commercialization solutions. For more information on Research & Innovation, visit ncinnovation.ca/

Niagara College offers more than 100, bachelor degree and advanced level programs; as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca.

Student research assistant Brock Husak uses 3D scanning technology as part of an industry partner project, in the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre, located on the Welland Campus.

 

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Niagara College celebrates Fall Convocation

Student success was in the spotlight as Niagara College celebrated Fall Convocation on October 27.

With 967 new graduates this fall, hundreds marked the significant milestone by crossing the stage to receive their degrees, diplomas or certificates at the ceremony. The morning event, held at the Welland Campus, celebrated new graduates from 39 programs within the College’s Schools of Business and Management Studies; Environmental and Horticultural Studies; Hospitality, Tourism and Sport; Food and Wine Sciences; Academic and Liberal Studies; Trades; Justice and Fitness Studies; Allied Health Studies; and Nursing and Personal Support Worker Studies.

The College conferred an Honorary Diploma in Health Studies to prominent Niagara medical leader, Dr. Amanda Bell. Dr. Bell, who is the regional assistant dean of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Niagara Campus, addressed graduates “on the threshold of their next grand adventure” and assured them that they are prepared for the journey ahead.

Dr. Amanda Bell delivers the fall convocation address.

“You have spent your time at Niagara College gaining the skills and strength and contacts necessary to navigate all of these twists and turns.  You are equipped,” she said. “Be excited at new opportunities. It is often the changes in direction that will lead you to the most exciting and most rewarding places – places you could not have imagined when you set out on this journey.”

Dr. Bell also encouraged the graduates to take risks, step to the front of the line, steer their career new directions and help others along the way.

“I challenge you, as Niagara College graduates, as those who are strong and equipped in your fields, to be leaders on this journey whenever possible,” she said.

Niagara College president Dan Patterson spoke of the vital role the new college graduates will have in their chosen fields and in the world around them.

President Dan Patterson inspires the Class of 2017.

“If you look through the pages of our convocation program today you will see a breadth of schools and areas of study that reflects the major industry sectors of Niagara, Ontario and beyond, and reaches all corners of our society,” said Patterson. “It is you, graduates, who will help drive our economy and future prosperity, because it is college graduates who make our communities work, and in no place is that more evident than right here in Niagara.”

The new fall graduates join more than 4,600 who graduated from the College’s Spring Convocation ceremonies in June as part of NC’s Class of 2017.

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca

 

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Top photo: Dr. Amanda Bell receives an Honorary Diploma in Health Studies from NC president Dan Patterson.

 

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College faculty strike begins; all academic and apprenticeship programs suspended

As of Monday, October 16, College faculty in Ontario represented by OPSEU are on strike. This strike includes faculty at Niagara College.

 
 

What’s open/ closed at NC for Thanksgiving

Please note that Niagara College will be closed on Monday, October, 9 for Thanksgiving Day with limited access to campus facilities. Students accessing classrooms or specialized labs at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses must have faculty authorization and sign-in with Campus Safety (security).

The NC Libraries and Learning Commons will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (regular hours) and closed on Monday. Online library access is available 24/7 at http://nclibraries.niagaracollege.ca/library

Bookstores at both campuses will be closed on Monday.

NC Athletics and Recreation Centre will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday during the holiday weekend.

Retail stores at the NC Teaching Brewery and Wine Visitor + Education Centre will be open all weekend, including holiday Monday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Benchmark restaurant will be closed on Saturday (for a private function), as well as Sunday, and Monday.

Bench To Go will be open Friday prior to the holiday weekend. It will be closed for the long weekend, re-opening on Tuesday.

The NC Greenhouse will be open Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). It will be closed on Monday.

Employment and Training Solutions (at 1 St. Paul St., St. Catharines) will be closed Monday. Regular hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) resume on Tuesday.

Niagara College wishes you a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!

NC community gathers for 50th anniversary celebration

Past met present on October 4 to mark a special milestone at Niagara College: its 50th anniversary celebration.

Current students, staff, faculty, and the community joined alumni and retirees for the event at the Welland Campus. The event kicked off with speeches from College and community representatives, before guests decked out in college colours – blue and white – formed a ‘50’ on the front lawn for a commemorative aerial photograph. 

College president Dan Patterson noted how the college has risen from its humble beginnings with only about 400 students to a student population of more than 10,000 strong today.

“The heart of our success is about teaching and learning, and about focusing on putting students first,” he said. “An unwavering commitment to students over these 50 years has put us in the top tier in a place that all of us are so very proud of.”

Patterson noted how the College has also been intricately woven into the fabric of the Niagara region, with economic development central to its focus, and how the College’s with preemptive, innovative programs support all sectors of the region’s economy. He also spoke of how it has grown into a global college with an increasing international enrolment as well as new projects and partnerships around the world.

“We are bringing the world to Niagara and taking Niagara to the world,” said Patterson.

Speaking on behalf of the College’s Retirees Association was Larry Cote, former faculty from the School of Business who taught on the very first day of classes 50 years ago.

“Clearly, the growth in the physical facilities and the technologies we see here today are beyond what early employees could hardly ever imagine,” said Cote. “We started in a portable steel building in the middle of a cow pasture on a dirt road in the outskirts of Welland. For most of my fellow retirees, the current facilities here and in NOTL are beyond being just spectacular.”

Student Administrative Council president Ryan Huckla thanked the College for the positive impact it’s had on students’ lives.

“We are all family … the NC experience is not just something that we make up; it’s something that’s felt from the students to everyone else in the building,” he said. “A big thank you on behalf of the students, the alumni and everyone else who’s walked into that building and walked out a changed and better person.”

Welland mayor Frank Campion applauded the College for its vital role in the city’s economic development, anchoring its ability to attract development and industry.

“As a community we should never forget the implications of having Niagara College here. It’s very transformative for us,” said Campion.

The event featured Colleges Ontario’s Amazing 50 mobile trailer which is touring college campuses across the province to mark this significant milestone. The travelling interactive museum showcases the history of Ontario colleges over the past 50 years, displays leading-edge innovation at colleges, profiles of graduate successes throughout the world, and more. For info visit http://amazing50.ca/

Booths from various areas across Niagara College – including the libraries, Retirees Association, Student Administrative Council, Marketing and Recruitment, and the Centre for Student Engagement and Leadership – were on display for the event, showcasing the college’s history as well as campus life today. The College gave away gift boxes of tree seedlings, allowing guests to transport some of NC’s roots to their homes. As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, 50 trees will be planted at the College.

Celebrations extended beyond campus borders. To honour the College’s 50th anniversary, the City of Welland officially declared the week of October 2-6: Niagara College Week. On October 3, the Niagara College flag was raised at Niagara Region headquarters to mark the occasion.

Niagara College unveiled its 50-year anniversary website last year which includes an archive of college yearbooks, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings that date back to 1967. Visit niagaracollege.ca/50years. Last fall, the Welland Campus address officially changed to one bearing the college name: 100 Niagara College Blvd. in honour of the college milestone. A 50th anniversary gala dinner was also held at the NOTL Campus in May. 

This summer, the City of Welland displayed a floral tribute to the College’s 50-year anniversary at the corner of Prince Charles Drive and Colbeck Drive.

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca

 

 Watch Niagara College’s 50th anniversary video here.

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Staff, students, alumni, retirees and community guests gathered on the front lawn at the Welland Campus on October 4 to mark Niagara College’s 50th anniversary.

Niagara College to celebrate 50 years of excellence on Oct. 4

Niagara College invites students, faculty, alumni, retirees and the community to join a special celebration to mark its 50th anniversary on October 4.

The outdoor event will be held at the Welland Campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (outside of the Athletic Centre). It will feature Colleges Ontario’s Amazing 50 Campus Tour mobile trailer – which is touring college campuses across the province to mark this significant milestone – as well as NC display booths, a massive group photo op on the campus lawn, the College’s Bench on the Go Food Truck, and more.

“We are very proud of our involvement in Niagara over the past 50 years,” said NC president Dan Patterson. “We look forward to bringing our past together with our present, as we welcome our alumni, retirees and the community, along with our current students, faculty and staff for this special celebration.”

The formal portion of the event will kick off at 10:15 a.m. with special remarks from the college president, as well as community leaders.

A commemorative group photo will be taken at 10:40 a.m. on the campus lawn. The college community and all attendees are encouraged to wear Niagara College colours, blue and white, for the occasion.

Guests can turn back the clock inside Colleges Ontario’s Amazing 50 mobile trailer. The fully decked 42-foot trailer is a travelling interactive museum which showcases the history of Ontario colleges over the past 50 years. It includes a game-style quiz to test visitors about college and pop culture history, examples of how colleges are promoting environmental stewardship and tackling climate change, displays that spotlight leading-edge innovation at colleges, profiles of graduate successes throughout the world, and an opportunity to vote on finalists for the William G. Davis innovation Fund. For info visit http://amazing50.ca/

Booths from various areas across Niagara College – including the libraries, Retirees Association, Student Administrative Council, Marketing and Recruitment, and the Centre for Student Engagement and Leadership – will be on display, showcasing the college’s history as well as campus life today, with anniversary swag up for grabs and other giveaways.

To honour the College’s 50th anniversary, the City of Welland has declared the week of Oct. 2-6: Niagara College Week. The Niagara College flag will also be raised during the week at Niagara Regional Headquarters.

Niagara College unveiled its 50-year anniversary website last year which includes an archive of college yearbooks, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings that date back to 1967.  Visit niagaracollege.ca/50years. Last fall, the Welland Campus address officially changed to one bearing the college name: 100 Niagara College Blvd in honour of the college milestone. A 50th anniversary gala dinner was also held at the NOTL Campus in May. 

This summer, the City of Welland displayed a floral tribute to the College’s 50-year anniversary at the corner of Prince Charles Drive and Colbeck Drive.

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca

 

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WHEN:

 

Wednesday, October 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Special remarks at 10:15 a.m.

Commemorative photo at 10:40 a.m.  (Wear blue and white!)

 

WHERE:

 

Niagara College Welland Campus, 100 Niagara College Boulevard

Outside, in front of the Athletic Centre

 

 

Media inquiries, please contact:

 

Michael Wales
Communications manager
Office: 905.735.2211 ext. 7773
Cell: 905.328.4101
mwales@niagaracollege.ca

 

Niagara College student competes in Invictus Games

Jason Pulver, who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resources program, is competing in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.

For Niagara College student Jason Pulver, injury doesn’t defeat passion for sport.

The Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resources student is among 90 athletes proudly representing the nation as part of Team Canada at the 2017 Invictus Games. The international sporting event features seven days of adapted sports competition for wounded, ill and injured serving members of the military as well as veterans. This year, 550 competitors from 17 nations will participate in the Toronto Invictus Games, to be held from Sept. 23 to 30.

A long-time resident of Niagara Falls, Pulver graduated from NC’s Police Foundations program in 2003. He served as a military police corporal from 2005 to 2010 at Canadian Forces Base Borden, CFB Esquimalt and CFB Kingston. An ankle injury and post-traumatic stress disorder led him to retire from the Forces. This month, he returned to Niagara College to pursue his new career aspirations in Human Resources.

At the Invictus Games, Pulver will be participating in shot put on Sept. 24, discus on Sept. 25, and   wheelchair basketball on Sept. 28-29. For Pulver, the latter is reminiscent of his days playing basketball for the NC team.

“I played basketball at Niagara College when I was able bodied, now not even an injury can stop me from playing the game I love; I just play in a wheelchair now,” said Pulver. “In some strange way my basketball career is coming full circle through Niagara College.”

Competing in the Games is a first for Pulver. He became inspired by the courage of the 2016 Invictus Games and decided to apply. He has been training in track and field, and wheelchair basketball since November 2016 when he was told he was part of the team.

“I am very excited to compete as this is my chance to show my friends and family that I am on the road to recovery from my injuries,” he said.

Pulver noted he is looking forward to seeing his teammates at the Games.

“Once you leave the military, the sense of the brother/sisterhood is lost as civilians do not understand our culture or our injures,” said Pulver. “Getting to hang out with fellow vets who are struggling with similar injures feels like I am normal again.”

Created by Prince Harry, the Invictus Games began in March 2014 in London, United Kingdom. The second Games took place in May 2016 at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida. For more information about the Invictus Games visit http://www.invictusgames2017.com/

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca.

 

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Niagara College to offer Canada’s first postsecondary credential in Commercial Cannabis Production


Responding to a need for skilled graduates who are knowledgeable in the complex regulations and requirements of an emerging industry, Niagara College will launch a Graduate Certificate program in Commercial Cannabis Production in 2018 – Canada’s first postsecondary credential in the production of commercial cannabis.

The program, which was approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development over the summer, would prepare graduates to work in the licensed production of Cannabis, which is used as a therapeutic drug (Marijuana); fiber (Hemp) and as a source for seed oil  (Hempseed).

“We’re a pre-emptive college, and one of our key strengths is our ability to anticipate and respond to emerging industries, trends and labour-market needs,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “The Commercial Cannabis Production program reflects the College’s mandate to develop responsive applied learning programs that address industry needs – much like our Commercial Beekeeping, Culinary Innovation, Renewable Energy Technician and other programs.”

“Driven by legislative changes in Canada and abroad, there is a growing labour market need, and education will be a key component of the success of this emerging industry,” said Al Unwin, associate dean of Niagara College’s School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies. “This program will produce graduates who are skilled and knowledgeable Greenhouse and Controlled Environment Technicians who are also trained in all of the procedures, requirements, regulations and standards for this industry.”

“There is a tremendous demand for knowledgeable, skilled workers in this highly technical industry,” said Roger Ferrreira, CEO of Beleave, Inc., in Hamilton, ON. “Niagara College having the vision to fill this knowledge gap is commendable.”

The production of cannabis is a very highly regulated process, with very strict government regulations. Niagara College’s program will conform to all regulations and requirements, including providing a separate and highly secure learning environment/growing facility.

Al Unwin, associate dean, School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies; and second-year Greenhouse Technician student Denzil Rose, are pictured in the NC Greenhouse.


The Commercial Cannabis Production program is a one-year post-grad program open to students with a diploma or degree from an accredited college or university in agribusiness, agricultural sciences, environmental science/resource studies, horticulture or natural sciences, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

The program will be located at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, which is home to the College’s other agri-business programs, facilities and research projects. The initial intake for the program is scheduled for Fall, 2018. For further program and application information visit http://www.niagaracollege.ca/ccp.

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca.

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Media inquiries, please contact:

Susan McConnell
Media advisor
905-641-2252 ext. 4330
Cell: 905 933-6259
smcconnell@niagaracollege.ca

Michael Wales
Manager, Communications
905 641-2252 ext. 7773
Cell: 905 328-4101
mwales@niagaracollege.ca

 

Niagara College to welcome record number of students for fall 2017

Niagara College is preparing to welcome its largest ever intake of first-year and international students for the fall term, with a full slate of Orientation activities at its Welland and Niagara-on the-Lake Campuses, from September 5 to 8.

With more than 5,000 first-year students arriving at the College in September, including 1,500 postsecondary and ESL international students, its total enrolment is projected to exceed 10,000 this fall.

“All of us at Niagara College are excited to welcome our largest-ever intake of students,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “Students from around the world have been drawn to Niagara by our unique approach to applied learning, and we look forward to providing them with a great start to their college experience.”

Lesley Calvin, manager of Student Engagement, Academic Advisement and Career Services, notes that Orientation is a key time for students who are taking a big step into college life, and NC has many supports for them in place.

“Through all of our Orientation Week activities, we aim to provide our new students with the tools and information they need for a successful transition into college life,” said Calvin. “In addition to providing relevant and engaging programming for them, we want to make sure they have fun and start building connections to their academic programs, campus staff, and their new peers.”

Orientation officially kicks off September 5 at the Welland and NOTL campuses, with program information sessions, campus tours, student services fairs, free lunch and live music. The day concludes with an all-ages Glow Party at the Welland Campus (beginning at 9 p.m., The Core).

One of the biggest highlights of this year’s Orientation Week will be NC’s first Carnival and Vendor Fair on September 8  at the Welland Campus (1 p.m.- 6 p.m.). Carnival rides, obstacle courses, food, prizes and a variety of vendors will be on site for the event. 

Orientation Week activities also include:

  • BBQ lunches for students (Welland Campus Sept. 7, NOTL Campus Sept. 6);
  • Speed Friending (Sept. 7 at the Welland Campus and NOTL campuses);
  • Arcade and video games (Welland Campus Sept. 6, and NOTL Campus Sept. 7);
  • A Desserts in the Vineyard reception for mature students and residents of the NOTL community (Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wine Visitor + Education Centre); and more.

For a full schedule of Orientation activities, visit http://orientation.niagaracollege.ca/

 

International Orientation

More than 1,500 new international students arriving at Niagara College for the new academic year will be greeted with a variety of sessions and activities designed to introduce them to life at college and in Canada. NC’s International Division will be hosting International Orientation prior to the campus-wide Orientation Week. Most activities will take place on September 1 at both the Welland and NOTL Campuses (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). 

“International Orientation is designed to support international students on their transition to Canada, the Niagara region and to their studies at NC,” said Sean Coote, director of NC’s International Division.

Several orientation features have been enhanced for international students this year, including a NC International Orientation app; a ‘Canada corner’ featuring Canadian themed activities; and a pal mentor program (including online mentor selection with instant chat feature). International Orientation continues with a trip to Niagara Falls on September 2, including a Hornblower boat tour and shopping.

 

Residence Move-in Day

Tearful goodbyes and cheerful new beginnings will abound on September 2 –  Residence Move-in Day – when college staff and volunteers will help hundreds of students settle into their college dorms on-campus in Welland and NOTL  (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.).  A ‘welcome weekend’ is planned for the new student residents, including a roster of activities from September 2-4. 

 

New programs

NC is launching two new programs in September 2017. Designed to address a growing international need for qualified English language teachers, Teaching English as a Second is a one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program. Visit http://www.niagaracollege.ca/english-language-studies/programs/teaching-esl/

Industrial Automation is designed to meet the demand for highly skilled grads in the automation and control systems areas of the industry. This one-year, Ontario College Graduate Certificate program emphasizes programmable logic control, robotics, industrial networks and project management. Visit http://www.niagaracollege.ca/technology-studies/programs/industrial-automation/

Classes for most full-time programs will begin for the fall term on September 6

 

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs. Visit niagaracollege.ca

 

 

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Media inquiries, please contact:

 

Susan McConnell
Media advisor
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Cell: 905-933-6259

smcconnell@niagaracollege.ca