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March 26, 2023
Living Lab research project featured at College Day

On Tuesday, March 21, a Conestoga team participated in College Day at Queens Park. The event was hosted by Colleges

March 25, 2023
All campuses open - Saturday, March 25

All Conestoga campuses will be open today, Saturday, March 25 for scheduled classes and activities. Spring Open House events scheduled

March 24, 2023
Conestoga College named 2023 Business of the Year

The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce has named Conestoga as the 2023 Business of the Year (over 50 employees)

March 17, 2023
Ontario colleges set standards to strengthen programs for international students

On March 16, Ontario’s colleges released a new set of common sector-wide standards to strengthen programs and supports for international

March 15, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Ann Ashberry, who passed

March 12, 2023
TradeUcation offers insight into skilled trades careers

On March 2, Conestoga’s School of Trades & Apprenticeship welcomed 150 secondary school guidance counsellors, educators and administrators as well

March 10, 2023
Conestoga community celebrates International Women's Day

The Conestoga community celebrated International Women's Day on March 8 with activities, including panel discussions, a contest and workshop.

March 9, 2023
Conestoga suspends use of TikTok on college-owned devices

The following statement was issued to the college community by President John Tibbits on Thursday, March 9.

March 6, 2023
Annual pow wow welcomes record number of guests

On February 25, Indigenous Services welcomed approximately 5,000 visitors to the thirteenth annual traditional pow wow at the Recreation Centre

March 6, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Donald Douglas, who passed

February 26, 2023
Conestoga celebrates class of 2022 at winter convocation

More than 4,000 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s winter convocation ceremonies, beginning February 27 to March 3. The

February 24, 2023
Applied research project aims to reduce restaurant food waste and greenhouse gas

A team of Conestoga faculty, researchers and students have transformed the college’s student-run Bloom restaurant into a climate action Living

February 21, 2023
Internal grant will support Conestoga researchers

Conestoga’s Office of Research Services has announced 13 successful applicants for the 2022 Conestoga New and Emerging Researcher Grant (CNER-G).

February 21, 2023
Conestoga’s ECE program ranked among Canada’s best

According to findings released by CourseCompare on February 2, Conestoga’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program ranks among the best across

February 17, 2023
Project-based learning connects graduates to alumni industry partner

Three 2022 Conestoga Computer Programming graduates have been hired by a local industry partner based on a capstone project they

February 13, 2023
Flags at half-mast

The Conestoga College flag will fly at half-mast this week in honour of Conestoga faculty member Geoff Fellows, who

February 10, 2023
Student welcome event celebrates Black history and heritage

Conestoga's African, Black and Caribbean (ABC) Student Committee hosted a welcome event on February 3 to celebrate Black history and

February 9, 2023
Conestoga participates in Canada’s largest skilled trades scholarship program

Conestoga is among ten Ontario colleges chosen to participate in a new scholarship program that will support students pursuing careers

February 5, 2023
Conestoga student honoured with public health research award

Ambika Pandey, a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (BEPH) program, was awarded the 2022 Len Hiebert

February 5, 2023
Conestoga employees honoured with awards of excellence

Two Conestoga employees were recognized for their outstanding work at the OCASA Awards of Excellence Ceremony, held January 26. OCASA,

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March 28, 2023

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