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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.

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About Mohawk

Mohawk College educates and serves 30,000 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three campuses and two City School locations at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre and the Central Public Library in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for seven consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past five years. Mohawk ranks 15th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers and the region’s top employers for the past three years.

For more information, contact:

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