Mohawk College - Archive (In the News)

2019
September
13,
2019
| 07:58 PM America/New_York
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation and Mohawk College were featured in the CBC national publication, What in Earth?, this week for its recognition in the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index put out recently by the Association for the Advancement...
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September
11,
2019
| 07:47 PM America/New_York
A new school year often results in news. Check out the "back to school" article in Hamilton Mountain News about Mohawk College -  Busy hallways at Mohawk College ...
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August
30,
2019
| 09:01 PM America/New_York
Ontairo Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, recently visited Six Nations Polytechnic and The Brantford Expositor covered the visit, highlighting the strong partnership with Mohawk College. ...
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August
26,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
Incoming Mohawk student Maddy Workman caught media attention in her hometown of Guelph when she held a fundraising event to help purchase a device that will make her independent tasks possible while studying and living away from home for college. The...
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August
23,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
The creative work of Catherine Weir, a pottery instructor in Mohawk College's Continuing Education programs, has been highlighted in an article in the Goderich Signal-Star in advance of the opening of a collaborative exhibit in the Blyth Festival Art...
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August
09,
2019
| 04:15 PM America/New_York
Mohawk welding instructor Nicole LeClair awarded the first annual bursary to an Ontario student studying in her trade. After creating the award and promoting it to Ontario students in skilled trades, she was able to choose the first recipient last mo...
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August
07,
2019
| 02:46 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College nursing graduate Julius Tegze was recently appointed director of perioperative services at Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Western New York State. The announcement garnered attention in the local newspaper, The Lewiston-Porter Sentinel. ...
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August
06,
2019
| 04:56 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College professor Greg Emery's summertime role as a park astronomer and interpreter on Manitoulin Island garnered mention in an article by The Sudbury Star about a Royal Astronomical Society of Canada-designated Dark Sky Preserve. ...
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August
06,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College's Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades hosted a Skills Ontario Summer Camp for young students last week. The Stoney Creek News featured the camp in a recent article. ...
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August
01,
2019
| 04:36 PM America/New_York
Registered nurses and Mohawk College students Jeff Hardy and Matthew Rizzato are among the first in their field to become registered nurse first assistants as part of Nova Scotia’s multi-year plan for hip and knee replacements. They were featured in ...
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July
08,
2019
| 06:01 PM America/New_York
Kim Ann Laush, associate dean for community studies at Mohawk College, was quoted in a recent article about the benefits of summer programs for young people events, helping to build a sense of community. Read the entire article in the Dundas Star New...
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July
02,
2019
| 02:24 PM America/New_York
The Hamilton Spectator published a shortened version of a convocation speech delivered by Mohawk College President Ron McKerlie to recent graduates during their graduation ceremonies. "Life is ridiculous, so why not be a good person?," McKerlie tells...
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June
25,
2019
| 10:24 PM America/New_York
Mohawk Applied Music alumnus Vili Verhovsek (2000) was recently featured in an Eastern Ontario newspaper, as the featured performer in a longstanding music series. Read about his music career and life story. ...
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June
25,
2019
| 02:52 PM America/New_York
On June 24, 2019, Mohawk College officially opened its new EON AVR Development Lab. The event attracted several dozen industry and community visitors, including seven other post-secondary institutions, looking to have a tour of the new state-of-th...
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June
20,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
        Driving a drone into a designated wall or shutting it off while it was still in the air were all part of the educational fun for the 30 or so professionals from the fire, law enforcement and hazmat tech fields that gathered re...
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June
19,
2019
| 02:49 PM America/New_York
To help normalize metal additive manufacturing, AMM recently joined forces with Mohawk College to give students in the college’s Mechanical Engineering Technology and Non- Destructive Testing programs the opportunity to work directly with AMM enginee...
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June
17,
2019
| 03:40 PM America/New_York
Les Palango has attended several Canadian Open golf tournaments in the past as a member of the media. But the RBC Canadian Open that was held at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ancaster recently will be his most memorable. The veteran...
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June
17,
2019
| 02:43 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College has received $1 million in funding from the federal government for a new research chair. Dr. Esteve Hassan has been named the first Industrial Research Chair for IIoT Applications. The college was awarded $1 million in applie...
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June
17,
2019
| 02:34 PM America/New_York
Hamilton Spectator coverage of 2019 Distinguished Fellows - Mohawk College recognizes people of distinction in the community with distinguished fellow designations. This year’s class are 11 highly accomplished leaders from several fields. Read the fu...
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June
15,
2019
| 03:49 PM America/New_York
The Hamilton Spectator recently wrote about Mohawk College's  international recognition for sustainability -- Mohawk College is the first college in Ontario to earn a STARS Gold rating, recognizing its sustainability achievements, from the Associatio...
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June
05,
2019
| 09:15 PM America/New_York
Kirsten Heinonen, a Mohawk College Recreation Therapy student, was honoured with the 2019 Adrienne Gilbert Student Award of Excellence by Therapeutic Recreation Ontario. Kirsten received her award on May 29 at the Therapeutic Recreation Ontario co...
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May
28,
2019
| 04:10 PM America/New_York
            The Hamilton Spectator covered Mohawk College President Ron McKerlie's recent announcement of Challenge 2025, providing greater access to college education in underserviced neighborhoods. Read the full coverage. T...
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May
17,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
  (the following is the official release from Employment and Social Development Canada)   Government of Canada helps Canadians in Hamilton prepare for high demand and well-paying jobs in the skilled trades Canada’s changing economy and i...
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May
09,
2019
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
A Mohawk College student initiative, Enactus, has captured the interest of local businesses, and the attention in a local newspaper article. Congratulations to the student team for their efforts to create a friendlier, more accessible community.  ...
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May
08,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/New_York
Mohawk students made the news on April 27. They wrote, photographed and designed a sponsored section, called Hamilton Unstoppable, in The Toronto Star on that day – literally making the news. The sponsored section can also be found on The Hamilton...
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May
06,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/New_York
(as published in The Hamilton Spectator, May 4, 2019) Janet Verkaik’s nursing career has spanned 41 years and four countries and she loves her job. “I can’t imagine doing anything else, honestly,” says Verkaik, who works in cardiac surgery. “Nu...
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May
03,
2019
| 10:24 PM America/New_York
Canadian Interiors magazine recently featured The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation.  The article focusses on the zero carbon success of the building.  ...
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May
03,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College recently hosted a national symposium for the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada. The event attracted specialists from across the country to explore the transition to a low carbon economy in their industry. ...
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April
29,
2019
| 02:06 PM America/New_York
A team of Mohawk College health, wellness and fitness students was featured in the news recently, after their business plan recenlty won the Fit to Pitch competition. The group wants to make life better for residents of the Six Nations of the Grand R...
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April
25,
2019
| 05:10 PM America/New_York
Hamilton, ON – April 25, 2019 – Haldimand County Council has formally endorsed a partnership with City School by Mohawk to bring a mobile college classroom to Caledonia this summer. On April 23, Haldimand Council approved the installation of a Cit...
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