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August 19, 2019
Students present capstone projects at woodworking showcase

Students in their second-year of Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Summer Showcase on...


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 24, 2019
Woodworking skills showcased at annual student event

On April 18, graduating students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program presented final-year projects at an annual student showcase and awards...


March 26, 2019
Industry evening connects students in complementary programs

On March 20, students in Conestoga’s Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades program hosted an industry evening titled From...


November 26, 2018
Woodworking Centre of Ontario is "a hidden gem"

At approximately 52,000 square feet, Conestoga’s Woodworking Centre of Ontario is the largest facility of its kind in North America...


August 17, 2018
Woodworking students present projects

On August 16, second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented projects at the Woodworking Centre’s semi-annual showcase. During...


May 14, 2018
Students advance to national skills competition

Conestoga students Jennifer Norman and Dalton Cousineau finished the 2018 Ontario Skills Competition with first place wins and will now...


May 2, 2018
Students showcase woodworking skills at year-end event

Graduating students from Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician program showcased final-year projects at an annual student awards presentation on April 26 to...


March 29, 2018
Woodworking graduate wins third cabinetmaking competition

Caleb Perry, a 2017 graduate of Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology advanced diploma program, finished in first place at the 2018 AWMAC...


March 14, 2018
Conestoga celebrates International Women's Day

On March 8, the Conestoga community recognized International Women’s Day with an event at the Doon campus that included a...


February 26, 2018
Conestoga co-op programs receive accreditation

Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL Canada) has accredited 28 of Conestoga’s co-operative education programs. The accreditation demonstrates the...


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 6, 2017
Amazing 50 celebration visits Conestoga

On October 5, the Conestoga community welcomed the arrival of the Amazing 50 trailer. The unique 42-foot trailer has been...


May 18, 2017
Tech@Work showcases capstone projects

On May 2, students from 18 technical diploma programs showcased their capstone projects at the Cambridge campus for Tech@Work. The...


May 1, 2017
Woodworking skills on display at year-end showcase

Friends, family, program sponsors and members of the Conestoga community joined graduating students in the Woodworking Technician program on April...


January 5, 2017
Conestoga entrepreneur profiled in national media

Renish Kamal, a participant in Conestoga’s Enterprise Catalyst program and CEO of Fidget Toys Ltd., was recently profiled in Maclean's...


August 22, 2016
Woodworking skills on display at student showcase

Second-year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Centre’s annual showcase on August...


May 4, 2016
Conestoga students win 14 medals at skills competition

Fourteen Conestoga students celebrated medal wins on May 4 at the closing ceremony of the 27th annual Ontario Technological Skills...


April 22, 2016
Woodworking students showcase final-year projects

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technician and Cabinetmaker apprenticeship programs displayed their final-year projects at the Woodworking Centre at Doon...


March 21, 2016
Woodworking student wins first place in cabinetmaking contest

Woodworking Technology student Caleb Perry won first place in the 2016 AWMAC provincial cabinetmaking contest held March 19 at Conestoga’s...


November 27, 2015
Conestoga grad named 2015 Young Wood Pro

Dylan Horst, a 2015 Woodworking graduate, was recently named this year's winner of the Young Wood Pro contest by the...


August 21, 2015
Woodworking students present capstone projects

Second year students in Conestoga’s Woodworking Technology (co-op) program presented their capstone projects at the Woodworking Centre’s annual showcase on...


August 20, 2015
Student skills on display at Tech Showcase

On August 18, students from technology-related programs shared their final year, final term projects with family, faculty and industry partners...


August 20, 2014
Craftsmanship exhibit - Woodworking Centre 2014

The Woodworking Centre at Conestoga’s Doon campus was transformed into a product showroom on Thursday, August 14, when second-year students...


September 5, 2013
Students display their woodworking talent

Second-year woodworking students put their carpentry talents on display for the public as they showcased their year-end projects in the...


March 1, 2013
Conestoga hosts woodworking competition

A group of Conestoga College students showed off their woodworking skills at the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada’s provincial...


November 13, 2012
In the news: Carpentry programs for women

The Globe and Mail has a story about skilled trades programs that prepare women for new careers through an initiative...


October 2, 2012
Conestoga woodworking grad has bright future

Combining technology with traditional craftsmanship is achieving results for recent Woodworking Technology and Architectural Millwork program graduate Marcel Daigneault....


December 12, 2011
Conestoga grad excels at international skills competition

Jonathan Sinke, who graduated from Conestoga’s cabinetmaking apprenticeship program in November 2011, was awarded the bronze medal in cabinetmaking at...


June 14, 2011
Conestoga Spring Convocation Ceremonies to be Held June 14-16

More than 3800 graduating students will be recognized at the 43rd Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and...


September 25, 2010
Giving Conestoga College Students The Tools For Success

McGuinty Government Investing In State-of-the-art College Equipment Students at Conestoga College are benefiting from the latest technologies and equipment as...


July 27, 2010
Cabinet Maker top in Nation

Jonathon Sinke has been interested in woodworking since grade 7. In his hometown of Jordan, Ontario, his father is a...