In the news: Mohawk breaks ground
The Government of Canada announced a $20 million investment in the largest renewal of technology labs and classrooms in Mohawk’s 50-year history. The largest ever investment by the federal government will support construction and renovations totalling 120,000 square feet at the Fennell campus. The cornerstone of the project is a five-level Centre for Partnership and Innovation that will be the region’s first net zero energy institutional building. Enrolment in high demand technology programs is expected to grow by 1,000 students and applied research activity will increase 50 per cent.
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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.