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February 13, 2022
Conestoga engineering students place first at provincial competition

Four students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering program placed first at the Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC),...


March 25, 2021
Students share real-life engineering stories

On March 16, Conestoga students hosted a virtual panel to showcase engineering degree programs at the college to secondary students...


November 27, 2019
Engineering students to test skills at national toboggan race

Students in Conestoga’s School of Engineering & Technology will compete in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) as the...


September 18, 2019
Engineering, technology and trades welcome new executive dean

Conestoga recently appointed Tony Thoma to the role of executive dean to the Schools of Engineering & Technology, Trades &...


February 11, 2019
Conestoga receives international quality award

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group (CIQG) has named Conestoga a recipient of the 2018 CIQG...


February 12, 2018
Conestoga Baja race team finishes ahead of other provincial competitors

Students in Conestoga's School of Engineering and Information Technology completed the Épreuve du Nord Baja competition in fifth place beating...


February 1, 2018
Conestoga students qualify for Canadian Engineering Competition

Four students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering degree program will represent Ontario at the Canadian Engineering...


January 10, 2018
Conestoga engineering students complete co-op terms at Tesla

Rob Boulos, a Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) student, recently completed his first co-op term at Tesla’s...


October 17, 2017
Engineering careers explored at Go Eng Girl

On October 14, female students in grades 7 to 10 attended Go ENG Girl at Conestoga’s Cambridge campus where they...


May 9, 2017
Engineering professor recognized with national award for leadership excellence

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has recognized Conestoga Engineering professor Nancy Nelson with a gold award in Leadership Excellence for...


October 19, 2016
Go ENG Girl inspires next generation of engineers

Girls in grades seven to 10 had the chance to explore the field of engineering at Conestoga’s Go ENG Girl...


September 28, 2016
Province approves expansion of engineering degrees at colleges

Colleges Ontario, the advocacy organization for the province’s colleges of applied arts and technology, announced the Ministry of Advanced Education...


July 22, 2016
Conestoga first college to host ESSCO AGM

Engineering students from across the province visited Conestoga between May 26 and 29 for the annual general meeting of the...


May 27, 2016
Conestoga professor honoured with Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education

Conestoga professor Nancy Nelson was honoured with the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education at an awards gala held in...


January 18, 2016
Students design solution for electronic waste recycling

An applied research project has moved from a Conestoga lab to the production line at a local business thanks to...


November 2, 2015
Engineering students meet design challenge

As part of their third-year project, a group of students in the Mechanical Systems Engineering program teamed up with industrial...


October 22, 2015
Engineering project helps prevent workplace injuries

An automated solution created by third-year Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) students may be the answer to preventing workplace injuries at...


October 19, 2015
Girls explore careers in engineering

Girls in grades seven to 10 had the chance to learn more about Conestoga's engineering programs at Go ENG Girl...


October 14, 2015
Applied research project offers manufacturing solution

A non-contact measuring system developed through an applied research project at Conestoga provided a time-saving manufacturing solution for a southern-Ontario...


September 9, 2014
Engineering grad's invention captures worldwide attention

The September 8 edition of the Waterloo Region Record features a profile of James Hobson, 2012 graduate of Conestoga's Mechanical...


August 26, 2014
Second Conestoga Engineering degree granted accreditation

A second Engineering degree program at Conestoga has now received accreditation from Engineers Canada following a thorough review by the...


November 19, 2013
Strengthening international ties

Two representatives from Conestoga's School of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor Calin Stoicoiu and Chair Mitch Wawzonek, are currently visiting...


September 11, 2013
International exchange program promotes cross-cultural cooperation

Two engineering students from the Technical University of Liberec in the Czech Republic are currently studying at Conestoga as part...


August 23, 2013
Students take their love of racing off-road

Andrew Kuret's eyes shine when he talks about his baja buggy. Obviously a labour of love for the Conestoga student,...


April 9, 2013
Engineering students achieve top honours in provincial competition

A group of four Conestoga engineering students demonstrated the effectiveness of project-based learning as they achieved a top-three finish in...


March 15, 2011
Conestoga Engineers Bring Home Top Honours from National Competition

On the heels of their historic win at the Ontario Engineering Competition last month, a team of students from Conestoga’s...


March 9, 2011
Conestoga Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Students

Thirty-four outstanding Conestoga students received recognition for their achievements at a special reception held at the college’s Doon campus on...


February 8, 2011
Historic Win for Conestoga's Engineering Program

A team of students from Conestoga’s Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) degree program made history this past weekend as they captured...


November 10, 2010
Convocation Awards Honour Outstanding Students

As part of the 42nd Convocation ceremonies (fall) of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning held on November...


September 8, 2010
Conestoga First College in Ontario to Receive Engineering Accreditation

Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning recently made post-secondary education history in Ontario and Canada. Conestoga’s Mechanical Systems...


November 6, 2009
Former Conestoga Dean Receives International Award

Former Conestoga dean and professor Tony Martinek, who touched the lives of many students, has been awarded the prestigious Gratias...


July 28, 2009
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Conestoga College technology students believe they can make the world better and more efficient. They are ready to show employers...


January 26, 2009
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Nineteen students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of more than $21,000 in entrance and academic...


December 18, 2008
Conestoga Professor Co-Winner of American Welding Society Honour

Dr. Tam Nguyen, who is a professor at Conestoga, is co-winner of the 2008 Charles H. Jennings Award of...


December 10, 2008
College Transfer for Degree Completion at Conestoga

Conestoga offers three degree programs in the School of Engineering and each one allows for college transfer of credits from...


December 8, 2008
Conestoga - Tops Polytechnic Contest

Conestoga, is a proud member of Polytechnics Canada - an alliance of seven internationally recognized publicly funded post-secondary institutions committed...


November 27, 2008
European University Partnership for IAMT Program

Students in Conestoga's Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program will have an opportunity to study and learn at some of...


March 12, 2008
Conestoga College Names Co-op Students and Employer of the Year

March 17-21 is National Co-op Week, recognizing the value and importance of co-operative education at Canada’s colleges and universities, and...


January 4, 2008
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Twenty-one students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of more than $25,000 in entrance and academic achievement...


November 6, 2007
Conestoga Confers First Baccalaureate Degrees

The first graduating class of four-year baccalaureate degree students received their Bachelor of Applied Technology degrees from Conestoga College Institute...


September 10, 2007
Advanced manufacturing students develop testing system for BlackBerry

Third-year Conestoga Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technology students (IAMT) were featured in the Record for their work designing and producing an...


September 5, 2007
Tech Showcase of Student Projects

After months of tweaking and testing, reworking and redoing, Conestoga College's School of Engineering and Information Technology students were finally...


August 2, 2007
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Efficient and durable wind turbines can make our need for energy less harmful and more economical. Advances in goods and...


June 21, 2007
Conestoga Students Win National Skills Medals

Five Conestoga entrants in the 13th Canadian Skills Competition have come home from the Saskatoon event with medals that testify...


May 14, 2007
18th Annual Skills Competition

What a sight! Nearly 20,000 visitors and more than 600 entrants filled RIM Park to capacity April 30 and May...


May 2, 2007
Conestoga Students Excel: Win 18 Ontario Skills Medals

At the 18th annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), held in Waterloo on April 30 and May 1, Conestoga College...


April 19, 2007
Tech@Work: Student Technical Project Showcase

The proof and value of technical knowledge and skills in todays world is how these can be used to develop...


December 15, 2006
Conestoga Awards Scholarships to Degree Program Students

Twenty-one students in degree programs at Conestoga College are the recipients of a total of $24,000 in entrance and academic...


August 3, 2006
Technical Students to Showcase Imaginative, Real-World Projects

Ever wonder how ground coffee or dental floss gets packaged? Want to see work on improved lifting devices for those...


February 13, 2006
Conestoga to Hold Open Houses Regarding Degree Programs

Conestoga College will hold two free evening community open houses to provide information to interested parents, prospective students and community...


December 2, 2005
Conestoga Presents Degree Program Entrance Scholarships

On December 1, 18 students in degree programs at Conestoga College received a total of $26,000 in entrance scholarships at...


June 7, 2005
Conestoga Students Win National Skills Medals

Four of five Conestoga entrants in the 11th Canadian Skills Competition are coming home from the Edmonton event with medals...


February 12, 2004
Gift of $100,000 Boosts New Degree Programs at Conestoga

Conestoga College has received a gift of $100,000, which will be used to further the College's mandate to provide high-level...


March 27, 2002
Applied Degrees: A Major Step Forward for Conestoga, Region

Conestoga College has earned the right to be among the first community colleges in Ontario to offer full, four-year...