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December 2, 2020
Interior design students present at global virtual exchange conference

Conestoga welcomed more than 250 participants to the ProGlobe 2020 Virtual Conference on November 24, showcasing findings from a cross-cultural


December 1, 2020
Partnership between Conestoga and ParaMed addresses health-care needs in eastern Ontario

Conestoga College and ParaMed are working in partnership to deliver training and help address the critical need for Personal Support


November 30, 2020
Employers and students recognized at awards ceremony

Members of the Conestoga community gathered virtually on November 26 for the 2020 Employer Recognition Awards. Co-hosted by Corporate Training,


November 25, 2020
Graduate success highlighted at alumni night

On November 19, more than 50 graduates from Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project & Facility Management


November 23, 2020
New partnership addresses health-care needs in Algoma District

A new partnership between Conestoga and Algoma Manor, a long-term care home in Thessalon, Ontario, will help address the critical


November 19, 2020
Supporting worker health and well-being during the global pandemic

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness and Performance (CISWP), an applied research centre hosted at Conestoga’s School of Business, has


November 19, 2020
Student designs support local charity

Second-year students in Conestoga's Advertising and Marketing Communications program collaborated with local charity Crieff Hills Retreat Centre on a special


November 17, 2020
Conestoga COVID-19 readiness plan approved

Conestoga has been added to the list of approved designated learning institutions (DLI) with an approved COVID-19 readiness plan.


November 15, 2020
Awards recognize student mental health supports

Conestoga peer support navigator Kayleigh Hilborn, along with The Breathing Space -- a mental wellness area located at the college’s


November 15, 2020
Respiratory Therapy students recognized by CSRT

Three second-year Conestoga Respiratory Therapy students have been honoured with the Papadakos Student Poster Presentation Award from the Canadian Society


November 15, 2020
Pre-Service Firefighter students support the community

With their community fundraising activities suspended due to COVID-19, Pre-Service Firefighter students are finding new ways to support charities and


November 15, 2020
Students support non-profits at creative blitz

Students and faculty from Conestoga's Graphic Design advanced diploma program and Public Relations degree program volunteered in a day-long creative


November 13, 2020
National research survey addresses impairment in the workplace

Conestoga’s Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a survey to better understand how Canadian employers are


November 11, 2020
Conestoga graduate wins pitch competition

Jolene MacDonald, a 1999 Graphic Design graduate and 2016 Conestoga Alumni of Distinction honouree, finished first place with a $5,000


November 6, 2020
Student designs illuminate Cambridge’s Old Post Office

A special digital projection show featuring content developed by third-year students in Conestoga’s Graphic Design program is now showing at


November 5, 2020
Conestoga joins international virtual exchange consortium

Conestoga has joined an international initiative supporting virtual collaboration to enrich learning and foster global diversity. The Consortium of Virtual


November 1, 2020
Culinary students win at competition

Second-year culinary students Ivan Milenovic and Angela Mueller won silver at Taste Canada’s Cooks the Books student chef competition held


November 1, 2020
New Conestoga website launches

A large-scale joint project led by Conestoga’s Solution Design & Delivery, Marketing, and Corporate Communications teams, has resulted in the


October 31, 2020
National research study will examine impact of working from home

Conestoga's Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness & Performance (CISWP) has launched a nationwide research study to examine the work-from-home impacts


October 28, 2020
Community partnership addresses shortage in skilled labour

A new program delivered in partnership through Conestoga, St. Leonard’s Community Services and Brant Skills Centre is helping address a