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Great-West Life, Canada Life and London Life are donating $100,000 to support Mohawk College’s Fennell Campus renewal project.
Mohawk recognized the donation by unveiling the Great-West Life, Canada Life and London Life Training and Conference Room in The Square. Opened in July 2011 as part of the largest campus renewal project in Mohawk’s history, The Square offers services and supports to help students graduate to success.
“Our pledge recognizes the important work Mohawk College has been doing, and the impact it has in strengthening people and communities in this region, in Ontario, and more…
It was a cool, sunny afternoon Saturday along the lake Ontario shoreline in Confederation Park, a perfect day for tree planting.
Volunteers planted hundreds of largetooth aspen trees throughout the park. The roots of these trees will help prevent erosion of the shoreline as well as providing a habitat for dozens of birds and other animals native to the area.
Volunteers take a break from tree planting to enjoy refreshments at Confederation Park. (Photo: Kyler Sanderson)
The Mohawk Sustainability Office in conjunction with the Mohawk College Alumni association, Earthday Hamilton and the Environmentally Committed…
A crew of students from Mohawk’s Broadcasting – Television and Communications Media program has won a Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC) National Student Award. The Mohawk crew won first place in the video series or special category for Passing the Passion a pilot for a potential TV series.
The winning crew consisted of Ida Adamowicz, Maggie Sevsek, Jason Jones, Chris Gorham, Kyle Paterson, Daniel Dowden, and Chayli Drew.
The award will be presented at the BEAC Annual Conference May 25 in Banff.
Mohawk College is joining with one of North America’s leading steel fabricators to help avert a looming skills shortage and give students a unique opportunity to learn and earn.
Walters Inc. and Mohawk have launched a two-semester Mechanical Techniques Welding and Fabrication certificate program. The inaugural class of 11 students work paid shifts Thurdays and Fridays at Walters’ new plant in Stoney Creek, doing structural steel fitting. When not working at Walters, students take classes at Mohawk’s skilled trades campus and learn a combination of level one apprenticeship training along with courses in health and safety, professional practice, trade…
The Hamilton Spectator’s SpecKids Change Challenge has officially opened its voting for the year. Established in 2006, the contest invites local philanthropic organizations aimed towards children to apply for a $25,000 grant. Five finalists are selected and profiled, so the public can vote on the worthiest organization.
“All the ideas are wonderful ideas,” said Neighbour to Neighbour director Sara Collyer. “We’re just happy to be chosen. I think it’s a great challenge because even if you don’t win, you get to share what you’re doing with the community.”
Neighbour to Neighbour’s “Reads and Seeds”…
Three hundred saplings will be planted in two-and-a-half hours along the shoreline of Lake Ontario Saturday morning. It’s part of Mohawk College and Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington’s first Planting our Roots event.
The tree planting begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 at Confederation Park behind Wild Waterworks. Anyone interested in volunteering alongside a team from Mohawk including President Rob MacIsaac and Vice President Academic Cheryl Jensen, can register online. Volunteers will be supplied with shovels, get a tree planting demonstration from Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington and receive a free lunch at noon. Volunteers are asked to bring…
Mohawk College has won the right to host the 2014-2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Basketball Championship.
The Mountaineers will receive an automatic berth in the event, which will see eight teams from across the country competing from March 18-21, 2015.
Mohawk, which will open its new Recreation Centre this Fall, won the CCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in 2012.
Over fifty local developers, marketing professionals, business executives, web designers, animators, and engineers met at Radius Café on James Street South this weekend to brainstorm with other inspired minds at the third annual “Start-Up Hamilton”.
Presented by Innovation Factory, KITESTRING, Software Hamilton, and Vana Workforce, 25 ideas were pitched and the top seven were chosen to turn their pitch into a viable business proposal.
The winner was Walkbug, a mobile app that allows a person unfamiliar with his or her current geographical location to create a personalized walking tour.
Stephanie Shuster, Studio Manager for…
Local community groups will have a chance to learn how to get their message out to a wider audience this summer, thanks to Mohawk College and the Hamilton Spectator.
Registration is now live for the 2013 Media Relations Summer Camp taking place June 25th and 27th. The camp will be presented by the Spectator and Mohawk.
Up to 20 nonprofits and community groups will practice, polish and then pitch story ideas to a panel of editors and reporters. Along with a primer on media relations, campers will learn how to write and submit letters to the editor and…
Three groups have been named finalists for a $100-million construction project in the city. Infrastructure Ontario and Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation released a request for proposals on April 23rd from three syndicates for the new McMaster Children’s Treatment Centre that will be located on Wellington Street North.
Agnes Bongers, Public Relations Specialist for Hamilton Health Sciences, says it’s about creating a purpose-built facility specifically tailored to children.
“Those involved have spent a huge amount of time creating the functional design of the building including detailed space requirements for all of the treatment programs,” says…