Mohawk College - Archive (Sustainability)

2016
October
04,
2016
| 03:07 PM America/New_York
Thanks to WWF, Mohawk College has planted a dedicated pollinator-friendly rooftop garden to encourage a healthy pollinator population. The Pollinator Paradise is located on the rooftop patio of the Learning Exchange (H-Wing) at the college's Fennell ...
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September
19,
2016
| 05:47 PM America/New_York
Quanta is an annual celebration of research and innovation at Mohawk College. In this year's issue, meet some amazing Mohawk faculty, staff and students who are creating the future, today. Learn how researcher Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly and a team of stud...
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August
17,
2016
| 09:28 PM America/New_York
Helpful gardening tips from Mohawk College's Community Garden Coordinator Elisha Martin.  ...
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June
10,
2016
| 07:55 PM America/New_York
AM 900 CHML has this story on the announcement this week that Mohawk College will lead a project to bring more fresh local food to students at Ontario's 24 public colleges. ...
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June
08,
2016
| 11:47 PM America/New_York
The Greenbelt Fund, in partnership with the Ontario Government, is providing Mohawk College with $100,000 in funding through the Local Food Investment Fund (LFIF) to develop the first provincial local food procurement model for Ontario colleges. Alon...
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June
07,
2016
| 09:18 PM America/New_York
The Community Garden has opened at Mohawk College's Fennell Campus. Nearly 200 gardeners have signed up for plots for the 2016 season. ...
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May
13,
2016
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
Thanks to everyone who supported the City School Sprouts Seeding Sale at the Mustardseed Co-op and at Mohawk's Fennell Campus this week. Because of your support the students were able to raise close to $600 for youth programs at the Eva Rothwell Comm...
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April
22,
2016
| 09:02 PM America/New_York
HAMILTON, ONTARIO - Mohawk College has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the third year in a row by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Mohawk is one of three colleges in Canada to make the 2016 list, and one of two colleges...
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April
20,
2016
| 03:18 PM America/New_York
The Hamilton Spectator has this story about a project at Mohawk's City School that is teaching environmental stewardship and social entrepreneurialism to 20 children from area schools and the Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club. At the end of the program, th...
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April
06,
2016
| 06:03 PM America/New_York
CHCH News has this story from reporter Nicole Martin on the steps Mohawk has taken to make its campuses more environmentally sustainable. ...
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March
16,
2016
| 07:14 PM America/New_York
Canada is headed for a low-carbon future where economic, environmental, and social sustainability will be critical success factors for economic growth and community resiliency. Join Dawn Lambe, Executive Director of the Biomass North Development C...
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March
08,
2016
| 04:15 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College is inviting students to share their ideas on how to make Mohawk more sustainable. The student with the best idea will win $500 and see their idea come to life. Integrated Animation student Erica Eldridge was last year’s Sustainable ...
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January
26,
2016
| 04:13 PM America/New_York
At Mohawk’s Stoney Creek campus, a multidisciplinary research and teaching lab showcases the sustainable and energy efficient future in an ingenious way. It’s a small two-story house that wouldn’t look out of place on any residential street. But i...
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January
18,
2016
| 03:45 PM America/New_York
Spotlight on is a special series profiling the faculty and staff at Mohawk who are making a difference at the college and in the community. ...
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2015
November
30,
2015
| 04:53 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College has been named Smart Commute's 2015 Employer of the Year in Hamilton. Launched in 2007, the Smart Commute Awards recognize outstanding commitment, leadership and innovation in employers that implement Smart Commute programs. Smar...
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September
30,
2015
| 01:43 PM America/New_York

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Mohawk College is home to two LEED® Gold buildings that enable the College to provide state of the art facilities, while reducing its carbon footprint and energy demand through increased efficiency. Join us on Saturday, October 3 for a guided tour ...
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September
17,
2015
| 09:47 PM America/New_York
During Smart Commute Week all students and staff are encouraged to ride a bike, take the bus, carpool or walk to Mohawk. The Sustainability Office will be celebrating Smart Commute Week by hosting some exciting on-campus events! Stop by our booths i...
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July
03,
2015
| 01:54 PM America/New_York
The Hamilton Spectator has this story about the expanded community garden at Mohawk's Fennell Campus. The community garden project began with just 12 plots in 2013. Mohawk's Sustainability Office decided to expand the project in 2014 due to increasin...
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May
26,
2015
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College's Sustainability Office opened its expanded Community Garden at the Fennell Campus today. The new space boasts 44 raised plots, 3 accessible plots and 1 large at grade farm bed. Mohawk's Community Garden provides a place for students, ...
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April
23,
2015
| 03:25 PM America/New_York
Check out the latest issue of Sustainable Business Magazine. Mohawk is featured as a part of the magazine’s look at sustainable campuses in North America....
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February
20,
2015
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
Mohawk invites students, staff, faculty and community members to comment on the development of a sustainable landscape plan for the College. An Open House will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 25 between Noon and 2 p.m. to introduce students, staff and ...
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2014
June
06,
2014
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
About 50 students and staff at Mohawk are participating in this year's Community Garden project. An initiative of the College's Sustainability Office, the Community Garden provides space on campus to grow vegetables for personal use. To find out more...
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May
27,
2014
| 06:53 PM America/New_York
The City of Hamilton awarded Mohawk College a Community in Motion Award for Active Transportation at its annual Bike to Work Day event on Monday. Community in Motion Awards recognize community members and organizations that have gone above and beyon...
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April
22,
2014
| 02:42 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College has been recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2014. The competition, now entering its eighth year, is organized by the editors of the Canada's Top 100 Employers project. The special designation recognizes employers that...
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2013
September
12,
2013
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
From Monday, Sept. 16 to Friday, Sept. 20, Mohawk staff, students and faculty are encouraged to use a sustainable mode of transportation for their daily commute to and from campus. Ride your bike, take the bus, carpool or walk to Mohawk and you’ll be...
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July
05,
2013
| 05:17 PM America/New_York
The Hamilton Spectator has this story on Mohawk's Community Garden Co-op. The Sustainability Office launched the project at the Fennell Campus this Spring in partnership with the Mohawk Students' Association and ECOS Committee....
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June
13,
2013
| 04:12 PM America/New_York
The Sustainability Office wants you to join our team for the 2013 Clean Air Commute, June 17-23. Challenge yourself to commute to campus in a clean and sustainable way for one week to see the impact you can make! We encourage you to try walking, cycl...
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May
06,
2013
| 10:40 PM America/New_York
Mohawk College President Rob MacIsaac plants a tree along the Lake Ontario shoreline at Confederation Park in Hamilton. Last Saturday, 60 Mohawk College alumni, student and staff volunteers and their families turned out to plant 300 trees along a s...
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March
05,
2013
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
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