Algonquin Reads: Used book sale for literacy activities

By Steph Hulse For two days the Algonquin Reads volunteered their time by running a Used Book Sale to fund literary activities at Algonquin. Helena Merriam, Library and Information Technology Professor, has been running the sale for the past five years. After attending The Big...

Shedding Light on our Eco Issues

By Dan Taccone Algonquin’s N-building has been outfitted with new smart lights that are projected to save $90,000 in energy costs as part of a larger initiative to improve the college’s sustainability. The new Intelligent Lighting Control Systems that are being installed work...

Student Services Bringing Balance

By Jennifer Siviero Student life is a balancing act. Often times, students struggle to find a balance between work, social life, and academics. That is why Algonquin provides many services and support to students who may be looking for extra help in perusing their academic goals...

International Success for DevelopMENTOR.

By Myriah Saulnier A program which offers employment opportunities and job coaching to Aboriginal first-generation students attending Algonquin College just received a special Chair’s Award from the International Partnership Network (IPN). The college, in partnership with Tim...

Is Algonquin College profitable?

By Ryan Gainford According to the 2013 – 2014 annual report Algonquin College is, with excess of revenue over expenses totalling $7.16 million in the year of operations ending Mar. 31, 2014. However, as Algonquin is a public institution subject to provincial legislation,...

Algonquin Votes: Your candidates for College Ward

Rick Chiarelli By Connor Lynch  As one of Ottawa’s longest serving politicians, before amalgamation in fact, Rick Chiarelli believes his experience in politics is necessary for College Ward. Chiarelli, when first elected at 19 in 1982, was Ontario’s youngest ever elected...

Including the food in Algonquin’s program

By Arielle Follett We use it every day, both for pleasure and for our livelihood: food. And while it’s not something we think much about, there are full-time experts at Algonquin that do so all the time. “Without food, there is no nutrition and without management, you can’t get...

Sonography: a new Algonquin niche

By Arielle Follett Diagnostic medial utrasonography, or sonography for short, is Algonquin’s newest program this year. The program, with 22 students in its first year, has been developed by co-ordinator Jane St. Germain, who started at Algonquin teaching in the medical radiation...

Masons donates $25,000 to those in financial need

By Connor Lynch   The Masonic Foundation of Ontario recently donated $25,000 to Algonquin to help students in financial need. The fund was created to support students at all three campuses who face financial challenges while studying in any full time two-year diploma...

Business professor awarded for short story

By Arielle Follett Creative writing PhDs are few and far between, but Algonquin has a very successful one on staff. Business professor Scott Randall has three short story collections published. A story from his most recent collection won second place in The Dalho...