Student writers wow WikiHow

Since 2009, Algonquin students have made the most contributions to the self-help site WikiHow by amassing over 500,000 views. Colin Owler, a computer-programming student, is one of those students, and he wrote an article for WikiHow last fall for his communications class. “I was...
Posted On 19 Mar 2015

Team charts sea of data

App lets users explore their info A team of student designers and coders beat 29 other groups to win first prize at Algonquin’s December Applied Research Day with a winning web application that shows complex information in a simple way. But it wasn’t the team’s first time...

Online learners prosper at digital desks

One December afternoon, Juanita Clarke was waiting for a bus when she got dizzy. The sensation prompted her to hail a cab and go to the nearest hospital. Clarke, a social media program student, now walks with a cane, and doctors can’t figure out why. She’s partially disabled but...

Building an efficient future

In the high efficiency home building field, Algonquin students and faculty are leading the way in a collaborative effort with the Perth community. From simple beginnings the program has developed to offer students and the community interesting opportunities for growth. With a...

Parking enforcement goes high tech

Automated program aims to streamline parking enforcement   Parking enforcement at the college might get even more efficient. Algonquin tested new licence plate recognition technology on Feb. 12, consisting of four cameras mounted on a vehicle that can scan plates and alert a...

Algonquin web designers help chocolatier

An award-winning chocolate company and an award-winning Algonquin student produced website – it’s not a bad blend. The Almonte-based chocolate company called Hummingbird Chocolate Maker is owned by a Stittsville couple, Drew and Erica Gilmour. They took home the silver medal at...

AC building is the future

Imagine walking through a bright, open Italian villa. Only instead of using your legs, you have a remote control to move forward. And instead of wearing sunglasses, you have 3D goggles.
Posted On 12 Feb 2015

Algonquin’s hosers get help

Ice resurfacer has been keeping the C-courtyard's ice in top condition all winter long     It’s probably the lowest budget ice-resurfacer you have ever seen, but it has been keeping the ice on Algonquin’s rinks smooth all winter.

All a-Twitter

Ambassadors share life and times on social media for school credit Earning credits for tweeting may sound like a social media buff’s dream, but for seven Algonquin students, it’s a reality.
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

The AC Hub gives back

The AC Hub is more than just an open-concept space for studying. It’s also about networking, forming relationships and more.
Posted On 29 Jan 2015