Algonquin grad gets chopping

Chef makes it to big leagues going from college to TV show, Chopped Canada Luc McCabe was 17 years old, sitting in a tiny, cramped room with a woman he had never met. Thousands of green beans were stacked along the walls. It was 7 a.m. For the next eight hours, his job was to...

Linkedln to success

A LinkedIn expert told Algonquin College that personal photos are paramount  in professional-sector  social media. That is because when the user has their profile 100 per cent complete, it will show up before those that are not finished, said Donna Alexander, an employment...
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

What is beard oil anyway?

“The beard population is really starting to grow.”

22 Minutes brings home grad

A graduate of the college’s journalism program returned to Algonquin as the field producer for the live taping of the anniversary special of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Susan Schafer, who graduated in 2010, co-ordinates road segments and sets up interviews, among other things, for...
Posted On 11 Feb 2015

Auntie Loo visits Algonquin

In Ottawa there is a very limited number of vegan restaurants, but what’s even more limited are the number of vegan bakeries. Amanda Lunan wanted to change that. A 2007 graduate from Algonquin’s entrepreneurship program was fed up with the lack of choices for local vegan baked...

From hockey to hospitality: Jim Kyte’s career path

  From an illustrious 14 years of professional hockey to his role as an academic leader at Algonquin, Jim Kyte, has had a career path like no other. Though the 50-year-old was born hearing impaired, it wasn’t until Kyte was three years old that doctors discovered he was...

Computer engineering tops employment rate

The Algonquin computer engineering technology program led the 2012-2013 employment report with all 18 of 18 responding graduates available for employment being employed.

Funding for scholarships easy as pie

Algonquin and Milano Pizzeria are teaming up to help young food-enthusiasts reach their goals.

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Retail florist watches career blossom

A small flower on the side of the road caught her attention as she was on her way home from kindergarten and sparked a fire in the young girl. It was a flower that she had never seen before, so she raced the rest of the way to look it up. “I still remember what it was,” said...
Posted On 25 Nov 2014