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March 11, 2019
Young women explore the trades at TNT Day

More than 40 young women in grades 7 and 8 participated in Conestoga’s TNT Day at the John W. Tibbits...


October 5, 2018
Explore careers in engineering at Go ENG Girl

On Saturday, October 13, Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology will host Go ENG Girl at the Cambridge campus....


May 28, 2018
Awards ceremony recognizes Trades & Apprenticeship students

On May 23, more than 200 awards valued at $241,000 were presented to students at Conestoga’s ninth annual Trades &...


October 18, 2017
Conestoga community members named 2017 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year

Two members of the Conestoga community were recognized among the 2017 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year at an...


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...


August 9, 2017
CBC covers Skills Ontario camp at Conestoga

Participants in Conestoga’s Skills Ontario all-girls summer camp were joined by CBC Kitchener-Waterloo reporter Carmen Ponciano during a welding workshop...


May 29, 2017
Awards presentation recognizes skilled trades students

On May 24, friends and family, industry leaders, sponsors, and members of the Conestoga community attended the college's eighth annual...


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...


October 4, 2016
Construction students pledge to make job safety a priority

At a League of Champions event held at the Waterloo campus on October 3, students in Conestoga’s Construction trades programs...


June 2, 2016
Girls explore skilled trades careers through hands-on workshops

More than 200 young women in grades nine through 12 participated in Conestoga’s third annual Jill of All Trades, held...


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...


February 22, 2016
Girls explore software and technology opportunities

On Saturday, February 20, Conestoga’s Cambridge campus welcomed girls in grades 7 through 11 for Go CODE Girl....


October 30, 2015
First cohort of Interior Design students celebrate graduation

The first cohort of students to complete Conestoga’s Bachelor of Interior Design program celebrated their achievement with friends, family and...


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...


November 7, 2014
Program provides women with a new career start

A new graduate certificate program at Conestoga is helping women across our community gain the skills and training that will...


October 25, 2013
Go ENG Girl inspires young minds

Go ENG Girl, held at Conestoga’s Engineering and Information Technology campus in Cambridge on Saturday, October 19, was all about...


October 10, 2013
Supporting women in trades and technology

The Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) group at Conestoga has developed a resource far greater than they imagined -...


March 11, 2008
Conestoga Earns Funding for Technical Trades Opportunities for Women

Conestoga College will receive $290,000 in fiscal year 2008-2009 to provide continued opportunities for women to pursue education related to...


February 14, 2008
Conestoga Student wins CISCO/ACCC Technology Scholarship

Kathryn Young, a second year student has been awarded the Cisco-ACCC Technology Scholarship. Kathryn, a student in Software Engineering Technology,...


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...