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October 22, 2021
Employee workshops foster equity, diversity and inclusion

Conestoga’s Student Engagement and Employee Experience & Development teams have collaborated to present a workshop series to employees which enables


October 12, 2021
Free guideline now available to paramedic services across Canada

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) at Conestoga has launched Addressing Operational Stress Injuries during Infectious Public


October 11, 2021
New website connects businesses to Conestoga entrepreneurs

Organizations interested in hiring freelance talent can now connect with Conestoga entrepreneurs through the Gig Marketplace. The new website profiles


October 7, 2021
Flags at half-mast in memory of student

The Conestoga College flag will be flown at half-mast beginning today in memory of Steven Shantz, a level 3 student


October 4, 2021
Safety and Security director receives commendation award

Conestoga’s director of safety and security, Kirsty Bradley-McMurtrie, has been presented with the President’s Commendation Award from the Ontario Association


October 1, 2021
Conestoga community marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Several virtual events and initiatives held across the Conestoga community marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.


September 30, 2021
Ontarians support the creation of three-year degrees at colleges: poll

Ontarians overwhelmingly support proposals to expand the range of career-focused degree programs at colleges with nearly 70 per cent supporting


September 26, 2021
Conestoga community mourns death of student

The following statement from President John Tibbits was released to the Conestoga community on Sunday, September 26, 2021.


September 24, 2021
Conestoga Online offers access and flexibility

Conestoga's School of Workforce Development, Continuing Education & Online Learning has launched Conestoga Online. This website brings together all of


September 22, 2021
New IT programs support industry demand

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology has launched two new graduate certificate programs in response to industry


September 13, 2021
Conestoga and Intact Public Entities launch new municipal risk micro-credential

Conestoga and Intact Public Entities have partnered to offer an exclusive new micro-credential to equip learners with essential knowledge and


September 7, 2021
Message to employees: COVID-19 vaccination requirements update

The following message was sent on September 7 to all Conestoga employees on behalf of President John Tibbits.


September 7, 2021
Research report examines the impacts of working from home

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has released a report detailing results from its knowledge synthesis study


September 3, 2021
Conestoga launches Technical Communication program

A new graduate certificate program at Conestoga will provide learners with the skills to communicate complex technical content to specialists


August 30, 2021
Conestoga counsellor honoured with provincial award

Conestoga counsellor Keith Martin has been honoured with the 2021 Ontario College Counsellors (OCC) Excellence for Counselling Practice Award. The


August 26, 2021
Applications open for competitive esports teams

Student applications are open for the 2021-22 Conestoga Condors competitive esports season in the Ontario Post-Secondary Esports (OPSE) league.


August 26, 2021
Robotics and automation students showcase capstone designs

Third-year students in Conestoga’s Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation program presented capstone projects on August 16 to the


August 20, 2021
Facility management students present capstone projects

On August 16, fourth-year students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program


August 17, 2021
Message to the Conestoga community regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

In an email sent to all Conestoga employees on August 17, President John Tibbits announced plans regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations


August 16, 2021
New credential wallet provides digital access to transcripts

Conestoga students and graduates now have convenient access to official transcripts with a digital credential wallet through the MyCreds™ platform.


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