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Media Release - St Elizabeth Mills and Mohawk College partnership


St. Elizabeth Mills and Mohawk College partnership to benefit residents and students. 




HAMILTON (June 2, 2017) – Students in Mohawk College’s Massage Therapy program are putting their education to work for residents at St. Elizabeth Mills.

A student-run massage therapy clinic officially opened at St. Elizabeth Mills on Hamilton’s West Mountain June 2. More than 200 students will work at the eight-table clinic throughout the year and be supervised by registered massage therapists.

Mohawk’s Massage Therapy program also runs clinics at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre at Mohawk’s Fennell campus and at the Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster University as well as outreach clinics for community partners and at special events, including the Around the Bay Road Race.

One hour sessions at St. Elizabeth Mills are $10 + HST for residents and students and $30 plus HST for members of the community. Sessions can be booked by calling 905.575.1212 ext. 3756 or emailing to mtclinicbookings@mohawkcollege.ca.



“The best partnerships are those that are equally beneficial to both parties and this collaboration with Mohawk College’s Health and Wellness team brings learning and development opportunities to the exceptional students of Mohawk and contributes to an even better quality of life for our residents here at St. Elizabeth Mills. We are thrilled to have Mohawk join us here in the Village and it once again demonstrates the amazing work that can happen when people come together and share ideas, skills and passion.”
Tony DiFruscio, President The Village of St. Elizabeth Mills
“Applied learning is one of the hallmarks of a Mohawk education. St. Elizabeth Mills is giving our Massage Therapy students a great opportunity to gain real-world experience by meeting the health and wellness needs of their residents.”
Paul Armstrong, Mohawk College Vice President Academic


Mohawk College Director of Communications Jay Robb at 905.979.8893, jay.robb@mohawkcollege.ca

About Mohawk

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.