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2019
June
14,
2019
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
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
  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
06,
2019
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
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
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
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
  (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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
  Mohawk English professor John Corr has published his first novel with a launch on May 4 at the Hamilton Public Library. Corr, a Doctor of English and third-degree black belt in Yoshinkan Aikido, has combined those two passions in his firs...
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May
02,
2019
Check out the Spring 2019 issue of Momentum Magazine ...
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April
30,
2019
Mohawk College is pleased to announce the appointment of Meg Houghton as Associate Vice President, Student Services. Meg brings 19 years of experience leading student affairs departments in enhancing student support and strategic enrolment managem...
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April
25,
2019
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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April
22,
2019
The Hamilton Honey Badgers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced Monday a multi-faceted partnership with Mohawk College and McMaster University that provides basketball, academic and community engagement benefits. The Honey Badg...
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April
16,
2019
The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) proudly recognizes Mohawk College men's cross country student-athlete Kyle Rooke (Burlington) as its 2018-19 OCAA Male Athlete of the Year. The third-year runner dominated the OCAA cross country cir...
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April
16,
2019
For the sixth consecutive year, Mohawk College has been selected as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Mohawk is one of four Canadian colleges named to the 2019 list, and one of three colleges in Ontar...
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April
15,
2019
The McKeil School of Business, Media and Entertainment Showcase on April 11 provided an opportunity for industry, students and faculty to celebrate project-based learning over the past year. Student work on display came from multiple programs, includ...
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April
12,
2019
A group of Autism and Behavioural Science students from Mohawk College are in India this week to support the Global Autism Project. The group is in northern India where they are working with local teachers to support students with Autism. Mohawk's...
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April
08,
2019
Mohawk College received the Spirit of Community Award from the United Way of Halton & Hamilton at the charity's awards night on April 3, 2019. The Mohawk United Way Campaign raised more than $52,000 last year. Photo: United Way Campaign Co-chairs Lis...
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April
05,
2019
Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2018 | Category: Institutional (Built) Congratulations to B+H Architects and mcCallumSather for winning the Third Award in the Institutional (Built) category of Rethinking the Future's Architecture, Const...
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April
05,
2019
Patricia Rolston, founder of Mohawk College's Applied Music program, passed away at age 89 in her hometown of Vancouver, B.C. at the end of March. A concert pianist and educator, Patricia founded the Applied Music program in 1977 after successfully c...
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April
04,
2019
Published with permission from Environment and Climate Change Canada   Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change through independent third parties wi...
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March
29,
2019
Hamilton, ON – March 29, 2019 In an agreement signed today, Mohawk College, Hamilton Public Library and Burlington Public Library have formally committed to increasing programs and resources for the communities they serve. Mohawk College has worke...
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March
28,
2019
The Hon. Patricia Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, visited Mohawk on March 26 to announce support for Canadians looking looking to upgrade their education and skills. ...
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