Community in Motion Awards
Mohawk College has been recognized with 2017 Transit Friendly Organization award as part of the City of Hamilton's annual Community in Motion Awards. The Transit Friendly Organization award honours organizations that demonstrate significant impact on promoting transit and a transit-friendly environment.
The Community in Motion Awards are presented by the City of Hamilton to members of the community who have made an effort to actively support and promote the use of sustainable forms of transportation such as public transit, cycling or walking.
Awards are given to individuals, groups, businesses and organizations that demonstrate outstanding efforts in promoting active and alternative modes of transportation by creating a friendly environment for these modes through infrastructure, educational programming and other similar initiatives.
Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.