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Archives: Applied Computer Science/Information Technology

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 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...


August 5, 2021
Student developer club supports peer-to-peer learning

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology have established a developer club, supported by Google, to...


May 14, 2021
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students were among the competitors at the Virtual Skills Ontario Competition on May 12. The event is the largest...


May 14, 2021
Digital simulations enrich skills training for community safety programs

Simulating real-world scenarios provides crucial experiential learning. Immersive exercises create opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills while building...


April 8, 2021
Go CODE Girl introduces technology opportunities

On March 20, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology welcomed girls in Grades 7 and 8 to...


February 12, 2021
Co-op student website design receives industry award

Conestoga IT Innovation and Design student Michael Pantaleon was part of an industry team recently recognized for its work on...


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduates help connect businesses with Canadian PPE

The demand for trusted, cost-effective personal protective equipment (PPE) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an obstacle for...


July 26, 2020
Conestoga students win COVID-19 hackathon

Three Conestoga students won first place in a virtual hackathon hosted by Seneca College June 29 to July 3. The...


April 30, 2020
Protecting essential workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers at Conestoga have received new funding for their work on a mobile software application that will help critical supply...


March 7, 2020
Students develop sustainable solutions at annual hackathon

Students pitched innovative solutions to the college community on March 6 at the 4X4 Challenge Showcase. Hosted at Grand Innovations...


February 24, 2020
VARLab supports student learning and applied research

A cross-departmental collaboration recently provided marketing students with an opportunity to explore virtual and augmented reality trends and technologies through...


January 23, 2020
IT Pitch Night connects students to industry projects

On January 16, close to 30 businesses pitched technology needs to students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science &...


January 27, 2020
eText program delivers benefits and savings

Since it was first piloted in 2016, Conestoga’s eText program has grown to involve more than 13,700 students spanning nearly...


January 21, 2020
Building capacity: New campus opens in Waterloo

It was an announcement that almost no one expected, but it drew an immediate standing ovation from the crowd of...


December 11, 2019
Hands-on workshop highlights user experience

A hands-on workshop hosted by Conestoga’s IT Innovation and Design (ITID) program focused on finding novel approaches to presenting user...


November 21, 2019
Conestoga entrepreneur uses co-op to launch startup

A co-op work term helped Christina Vanderkooy embrace her entrepreneurial spirit. The 2019 IT Innovation and Design graduate launched a...


October 18, 2019
New degree program to focus on software development

A new four-year degree program at Conestoga will prepare graduates for progressive careers as high-quality software developers....


October 12, 2019
Conestoga names 2019 distinguished teacher

Conestoga has recognized Carlo Sgro from the college’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology for his leadership and...


August 17, 2019
Interior Design student takes top spot at Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) student Taylor Wintle was awarded top honour at Conestoga’s annual Tech Showcase, held August 13...


May 30, 2019
Students win at Skills Canada competition

Conestoga students have earned five medals at the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition, held May 28 to 30 in Halifax....


May 10, 2019
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at skills competition

Thirty-three Conestoga students competed in the annual Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre from May 6-8. The event...


April 26, 2019
Tech@Work highlights student projects

Student capstone projects from various technical diploma programs were on display at Conestoga’s annual Tech@Work exhibition, held April 23....


March 25, 2019
Top employers and co-op students honoured at awards ceremony

On March 21, Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners and co-op students were honoured at the annual Employer Recognition awards breakfast at...


March 13, 2019
Community workshops focus on cybercrime

Keeping seniors cybersafe was the focus of a new workshop held at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo on...


September 12, 2018
Visit Conestoga's new Applied Research facility during Doors Open

Conestoga’s new Applied Research facility at 96 Grand Avenue South in Cambridge will be open to the public on Saturday,...