Mohawk College - Archive (in the news)

2019
June
19,
2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
            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
  (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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
23,
2019
Brantford police Const. Kari Drake, a graduate of the Mohawk College Police Foundations program, is among the first female police officers in Ontario to become a canine handler. She is recognized for her leadership in a feature article in The Brantfo...
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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 Mohawk cross country season may have ended but teammates Carter Rudge and Kyle Rooke, with assistant coach Kyler Norton, pledged to compete together in the Around the Bay Race 30 km relay. A rough winter and injuries prevented much tr...
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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
10,
2019
Global News covered the CityLAB Hamilton spring showcase on April 5 to show off the projects created by students from McMaster University, Mohawk College and Redeemer University to address problems and issues facing the city. The coverage can be foun...
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April
09,
2019
Phase two of Project Jamaica results in new library and upgraded kitchen Mohawk College construction-engineering students were part of team of 10 students from the Stoney Creek campus who visited Jamaica in February to build a new library and reno...
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April
08,
2019
Mohawk College entrepreneurs win funding for business ideas during MindShift Three student entrepreneurs received the nod from judges at the Pitch It to Win It competition, part of MindShift - the one-day summit for budding business leaders held a...
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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
05,
2019
Mohawk Broadcasting grads grab national shout out from Explore Magazine Hailey Sonntag and Michael Oliphant, graduates from Mohawk College Broadcasting - Television and Communications Media, have just released their full documentary on legendary c...
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April
05,
2019
Mohawk students build featured garden at Canada Blooms Landscape Ontario recently featured a garden designed by Mohawk College’s Level 1 and Level 2 Horticultural Technician Red Seal Apprenticeship program classes of 2019, showcasing some of the t...
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April
05,
2019
March 16, 2019 - Mesabi Daily News Mohawk alumnus Gerry Geurts has introduced a new level of statistics into competitive curling and he has gained a reputation as the go-to source, as a result. This story from the Mesabi Daily News has been ma...
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March
06,
2019
CHCH has this story on a Mohawk research project focused on improving the function of wheelchairs for people with limited arm and hand mobility. The project is led by Mohawk Engineering professor Esteve Hassan and three of his students. Esteve decide...
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March
04,
2019
Hamilton Community News has this story on an innovative wheelchair that is being developed at Mohawk College. Designed by Electrical Engineering Professor Esteve Hassan and a team of students, the wheelchair uses a touch pad system to enable people w...
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January
22,
2019
The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation was a topic of discussion on BNN"s Power Shift. Jeff Ranson, Greater Toronto Area regional director at the Canada Green Building Council, joined Power Shift host Andrew Bell to talk about the latest trend...
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