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December 18, 2020
Conestoga donors lend support through the holidays

Students in Conestoga’s Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program received a holiday surprise on December 11 when Mandy Rennehan, CEO...


February 15, 2019
Language Lab named in honour of TMMC partnership

A new Language Technology Lab at Conestoga’s John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo has been named in recognition of Toyota...


July 18, 2018
Graduate leaves legacy to support future students

An endowed memorial award established in the name of Conestoga graduate Gregory Peltz will help support students in the college’s...


May 27, 2016
Golf Classic raises funds for School of Business

More than $50,000 was raised at Conestoga’s 21st annual Golf Classic, held May 17 at Whistle Bear Golf Club. This...


October 8, 2014
Annual golf tournament raises funds for student awards

Sixty alumni, staff and friends of Conestoga gathered at the Rebel Creek Golf Club in Petersburg on September 25 for...


February 5, 2014
Culinary Arts students showcase their talent

Conestoga student Jesse Lorbetskie’s progression from building kitchens to working in them is all part of his master plan: to...


October 25, 2013
Partners for research and education

Local construction company Ball Construction celebrated its 90th year of business in Waterloo Region with a gift to Conestoga College....


April 24, 2013
Thanks to our volunteers

National Volunteer Week, April 22 - 26, 2013, provides organizations across Canada with the opportunity to recognize the contributions of...


April 15, 2013
Partners for skills training - Conestoga and Eastforest Homes

Conestoga’s commitment to skills trades training to support workforce needs and build our community has received a major boost, thanks...


October 23, 2012
Partners for business development and growth

Finding support for the creation of successful new business ventures will soon be easier, thanks to a new partnership between...


June 19, 2012
Partners for entrepreneurship

Conestoga’s commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and the creation of successful new businesses to build our community has received a major...


June 15, 2012
Golf tournament supports research for seniors care

Conestoga’s shared vision for senior care came closer to reality on May 23, thanks to the enthusiastic golfers and community...


December 2, 2011
Conestoga Celebrates Opening of Health and Life Sciences Centre

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Member of Parliament for Cambridge-North Dumfries, along with Harold...


November 10, 2011
Working Together for Canada's Aerospace Industry

A new partnership announced today between Conestoga College and Lockheed Martin, one of the world’s largest engineering companies, will enhance...


May 31, 2010
The Cowan Foundation Funds Workforce Development Chair at Conestoga

Thanks to the generosity of The Cowan Foundation, in the form of a $100,000 grant, Conestoga College Institute of Technology...


March 25, 2010
MTE Establishes Endowment Fund with Conestoga College

On March 19, MTE Consultants Inc. (MTE) officially launched an endowment fund supporting five engineering technology awards at Conestoga College....


September 29, 2009
Rogers Radio Group Donation Will Aid Conestoga Students

Local radio stations in the Rogers Radio Group, owned by Rogers Broadcasting Ltd., have donated an initial $33,000 to Conestoga...


August 19, 2009
Cowan Foundation Gift Impacts Community

Terry Reidel, Executive Director of The Frank Cowan Foundation and Greg Barratt, Executive Vice-President Business Development, Cowan Insurance Group recently...


August 19, 2009
Gordon Dennis Honoured Through Memorial Scholarship

The late Gordon Dennis of Rockwood, Ontario built a 30-year career in the transportation sector, culminating as Director of Distribution...


August 14, 2009
Conestoga Receives Fire Truck Donation

The City of Cambridge today officially presented a 1989 pumper truck to Conestoga to support learning opportunities for students in...


July 15, 2009
Babcock & Wilcox Scholarships Go to Outstanding Tech Students

Two Conestoga mechanical engineering technology students have each earned a $1,875 scholarship from Babcock & Wilcox Canada for their...


June 6, 2009
The Legacy of a Devoted Mother, Nurse and Community Member

William Jackson and his two brothers, James and Robert, wanted to find a meaningful way of recognizing the memory of...


May 12, 2009
Gala Event Marks Opening of Conestoga's Masonry Centre

More than 150 industry leaders, educators and government officials gathered in Waterloo on May 5 to celebrate the official...


April 5, 2009
Gift from Manulife Makes Healthcare Experience Real for Students

What sets Conestoga College apart is not just the high-quality classroom instruction students receive in their health care programs. It’s...


March 27, 2009
Evoy Bursary

Even a quiet gesture can have a significant impact. Such a quality describes in good measure the late George Evoy...


March 20, 2009
Leading Toronto Software Firm Aids Health Administration Program

P&P Data Systems of Toronto is a leader in software systems and services for the health care field, aiding...


February 9, 2009
Major Donation from Open Text Corporation Benefits Conestoga College

Open Text Corporation and Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning are working together to meet each others expansion...


October 22, 2007
Conestoga College Receives $100,000 Donation from TD Bank Financial Group to Support Health Care Education

A $100,000 donation to Kitchener-based Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning from TD Bank Financial Group will allow...