News

Algonquin aids those affected by fire

Long-term care plans for those impacted by the fire at 4 Deerfield Dr. on April 18 are now in the works. Algonquin has opened its doors, offering up 40 rooms for stay at the college’s residence. Coordination efforts between the college and Minto properties have since accommodated...

Jazan not so bad

Across the Atlantic Ocean, Algonquin students are writing finals as another semester comes to a close. The Jazan campus in Saudi Arabia opened its door to students in September 2015 and is home to a possible 2000 at capacity. That may seem somewhat small compared to Algonquin’s...

UPDATE: Algonquin here to help Deerfield fire homeless

Update from Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen on the Deerfield fire relief: As of Monday, 65 individuals had reached out to seek the College’s support, with over 40 now safely set up in Residence. Following Saturday's traumatic fire on Deerfield Drive, any student still...

Young entrepreneurs practice sales skills

Algonquin’s AC Market #SellIt event offered three groups of student entrepreneurs the chance to market their products to the masses in the Commons on March 26.

Vet students help pets find new homes

  Going to class and making a difference go hand in hand with the veterinary technician program, now in its seventh year of their partnership with the Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

What the F-building?

  F-Building, on Algonquin’s Woodroffe campus, is in such poor shape that it is no longer safe for occupancy, according to a Physical Resources manager.

Gala honours pro-bono students

Between going to school full-time, two part-time jobs and two internships, Stacey Kelly still finds time to volunteer on and off campus.
Posted On 03 Apr 2015

Croissants win first place in baking competition

  Shayna Kropft did not always know she wanted to be a baker. But with a passion for art and creating things with her hands she ended up in Algonquin’s baking and pastry arts program. Kropft recently won overall winner and first place for bread and croissants in Algonquin’s...

Algonquin, Carleton make agreements official

The two presidents of Algonquin and Carleton University signed a transfer credit agreement March 12.

Innovations

Tech to help seniors

  The smartphone-sized circuit board doesn’t look like much, but one day it could help fallen seniors get back on their feet. Since November a team of international students has been building the alarm portion for a new fall-detection system for seniors created by Ottawa...

Study Hard, play harder

If Simeon Seguin had his way, instead of playing Angry Birds on the bus, people would play his application that helps students study. “The ultimate idea is to help people study in a fun way,” said Seguin. Seguin, 33, an Algonquin graduate, is the mastermind behind StudyBugApp,...

Students wired to industry

Manufacturing engineering technician students delivered a new wire tensioner they built to a Perth manufacturer March 25. As a manufacturer of wire and wire products internationally, CWI has a lengthy list of goods ranging from instrument strings to medical staples. During...

Careers

Culinary artists show off cuisine

The executive chef of food services is doing his part to change the image of Canadian cuisine – one set of taste buds at a time.
Posted On 03 Apr 2015

The talented Mr. Boudreau

A ballroom dancing competitor, movie extra, master’s degree holder and instructor Paul Boudreau’s love of learning has made him who he is today.

From Thunder to Senators

If Alex Haslam were to hit the replay button on his life since graduation, his highlight reel would be envious. He’s filmed Daniel Alfredsson’s final skate on Dec. 4, 2014, a fireworks ceremony that the Duke and Duchess attended, and even a terribly awful illusionist, who ended...