18
February
2015
|
07:59 PM
America/New_York

President Ron McKerlie presents Welcoming Communities project to City Council

Mohawk College President Ron McKerlie went before Hamilton City Council this morning to sing the praises of Mohawk students, faculty and staff and highlight all the ways our college supports economic development in our city. He also announced that Mohawk will be leading a year-long conversation about how it can do a better job of welcoming newcomers to our college and the community. Below are the audio excerpts from this morning's presentations:

President Ron McKerlie's Welcoming Communities presentation to Hamilton City Council - Speech Portion Only (Approx 7 minutes):

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Speech and Q&A Session with Council (Approx 34 minutes):

[audio mp3="https://mohawkmatters.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/president-ron-mckerlies-welcoming-communities-presentation-to-city-hall_speech-and-council-qa.mp3"][/audio]

 

Council was also the first to see Mohawk's new Everyday Heroes video. Everyday Heroes is an initiative the College is launching to recognize ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljHPZ5dcu9g&w=560&h=315]