Mohawk College - Archive (News Now)

2019
July
19,
2019
| 03:16 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is pleased to announce that Jeff McIsaac has been appointed Dean, Applied Research. An experienced and passionate researcher and educator, Jeff has been very successful in his past roles in a number of postsecondary settings and privat...
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July
12,
2019
| 08:06 PM America/New_York
When planning security around the RBC Canadian Open golf championship at Hamilton Golf & Country Club in June, Hamilton Police Service put a new spin on the definition of high-tech security. They incorporated new technology to detect and track dro...
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July
11,
2019
| 08:09 PM America/New_York
The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario announced $14 million in new funding for the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI), which includes Mohawk College. The announcement, made today at Niaga...
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July
11,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/New_York
Two recent graduates of Mohawk College Small Business and Entrepreneurship program wasted no time charting a career path forward. Dwitney Bethel and Amber Bisson pitched for a new business idea at the Women Entrepreneurship 2019 Quick Pitch compet...
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July
09,
2019
| 09:21 PM America/New_York
On June 25, 2019, 48 students graduated through the Academic Upgrading program at Mohawk College. The students heard from an Academic Upgrading alumnus Kathryn Crooks about the importance of self-worth and perseverance, were inspired by their class v...
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July
09,
2019
| 09:17 PM America/New_York
The Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program at Mohawk College recently showcased the accomplishments of eight students who completed an eight-week work term at The Infinity Forge Company. Find out how their experience bene...
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July
06,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Congratulations to the nine graduates that were awarded during June's convocation ceremonies. GRADUATE MEDAL Christina Vukovic (Recreation Therapy) Stefan Pogoda (Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Automation) Kenneth Vahl (Computer Softw...
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July
03,
2019
| 10:20 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College’s research on student success has been recognized with a national award. The College Student Success Innovation Centre (CSSIC) at Mohawk was honoured on June 19 with the CACUSS Innovation Award at the annual conference of the Canadi...
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June
26,
2019
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College hosted the Hamilton Police Service and the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board for their annual Special Olympics competition in early June. It's Mohawk's 8th year hosting the event. ...
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June
25,
2019
| 07:18 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College Professor Dr. Denis Corr has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his lifelong efforts to improve air quality in Hamilton. The award was presented as part of this year's Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards that were give...
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June
24,
2019
| 07:37 PM America/New_York
On June 24, 2019, Mohawk College officially opened its new EON AVR Development Lab.  The new lab, built in partnership with EON Reality, will support and build on the Virtual Reality community in Ontario, positioning Mohawk College as a leadin...
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June
24,
2019
| 02:46 PM America/New_York
A team from Mohawk College put its weight behind a fundraising event for McMaster Children's Hospital. A team representing the Mountaineers took part in the 7th annual Miracle Plane Pull event at Hamilton Airport on June 23rd, helping organizers t...
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June
18,
2019
| 10:25 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College professor Eryn Jewitt marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6 with a trip of a lifetime, supporting living veterans and honouring the fallen. Jewitt, a professor of Health, Wellness and Fitness in Mohawk’s School of Health St...
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June
17,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College will be well represented at the 2020 Dodgeball World Cup in Cairo next summer. Following the 2019 America’s Dodgeball Continental Cup qualifying tournament, hosted at Mohawk College on May 25, Canada’s three national teams – includi...
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June
14,
2019
| 09:51 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College students tested their training on the provincial and national stages recently. Students from a number of Mohawk skilled trades and training programs excelled when Skills Ontario and Skills Canada recently brought together hundreds o...
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June
13,
2019
| 04:20 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College announced the appointment of an Industrial Research Chair for IIoT Applications after being awarded $1 million in applied research funding as part of a national program. Today, the Minister of Science and Sport, The Honourable Kirst...
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June
12,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
  Mohawk College has become the first Ontario college to earn a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability T...
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June
11,
2019
| 07:27 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College hosted the inaugural IDEAWORKS Research EXPO on May 30, an event to celebrate research successes and to learn, discover and engage with the wide range of research happening across the college. Hosted in the Joyce Centre for Partners...
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June
06,
2019
| 09:07 PM America/New_York
An award-winning investigative reporter, an advocate for Indigenous youth and several highly respected community and business leaders are among 11 people who will receive special recognition as Distinguished Fellows of Mohawk College at the college's...
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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
27,
2019
| 03:44 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College student, Jacob Hill, and the Wabanaki Confederacy received the Best Pow Wow – Traditional Album award for their album Journey of the Drum at the 2019 Indigenous Music Awards. Based in the Maritimes, The Wabanaki Confederacy is a tradit...
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May
23,
2019
| 02:03 AM America/New_York
Mohawk College president Ron McKerlie this evening announced an ambitious new five-year initiative, called Challenge 2025, committing intensified college resources to address the ongoing issues of poverty, under-education and labour shortages in the ...
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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
17,
2019
| 03:32 PM America/New_York
Mohawk Mountaineers Unified Basketball Team earned a silver medal  on May 16 in the Unified University/College Basketball Championships at the Special Olympics World Invitational Youth Games in Toronto. They were the only college participating in thi...
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May
15,
2019
| 05:44 PM America/New_York
mcCallumSather and B+H Architects, joint venture architects on The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Mohawk College, have won the coveted Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Award of Excellence for Innovation in Architecture. The $54 m...
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May
13,
2019
| 08:33 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is pleased to anounce the appointment of Wendy Lawson as Dean, School of Health. Wendy is a highly regarded leader and respected for her research work related to hemophilia and ultrasonography. She currently serves as Chair of the C...
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May
09,
2019
| 06:57 PM America/New_York
Mohawk's 101.5 The Hawk received an award for Best Public Service Announcement for a community of more than 300,000 people from Crime Stoppers International. The PSA features the voice of Station Manager Les Palango, who accepted the award from Crime...
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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
07,
2019
| 09:18 PM America/New_York
Mohawk’s Sustainability team and International Student Advisor Maria Bracalenti have been recognized by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) at the association’s annual conference in Niagara Falls this week. The Sustainability team received a Si...
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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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