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Media Release: Mohawk College Delivering Free Courses and Workshops in North Hamilton

HAMILTON (Jan. 21, 2016) -- City School by Mohawk will begin offering tuition-free college credit courses next month at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre in North Hamilton.

Mohawk is offering Introduction to Postsecondary Experiences in partnership with McMaster University and an Early Childhood Education course in health, safety and nutrition for young children. Participants who successfully complete the courses will earn credits that can be used towards a Mohawk diploma.

To register, drop in at the Eva Rothwell Centre (460 Wentworth St. North), go online at www.mohawkcollege.ca/cityschool or call 905.526.1558 ext. 416.

CitySchool by Mohawk is also offering a free three-week Art of Creativity learning lab in February and an Empowering Women through Story speaker series in May.

In addition to drop-in career counseling, Mohawk offers free workshops on how to write resumes and cover letters, search for jobs and prepare for interviews. Mohawk also hosts an open table the first Tuesday of every month at 541 Eatery and Exchange on Barton Street from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

CitySchool by Mohawk opened at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre in the Fall of 2015 as part of the college’s ongoing commitment to make postsecondary education accessible to all Hamiltonians. Mohawk plans to open five additional CitySchools over the next three years in collaboration with community partners and in consultation with neighbourhood residents.


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.

For more information, contact:

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