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January 21, 2021
New Weston Family Scholars named

Forty-five Conestoga skilled trades and apprenticeship students have been named recipients of the college’s Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled


December 21, 2020
Impact of Ontario shutdown on Winter 2021 start-up

On December 21, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a province-wide shutdown to arrest the spread of COVID-19. The shutdown will


December 20, 2020
APFM graduate named Top Forty Under 40 in facility management

Nick Heibein, a 2007 graduate of Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program,


December 19, 2020
Web Design and Development students present capstone projects

On December 18, final-year students in Conestoga’s Web Design and Development program virtually demonstrated capstone projects to the college community


December 18, 2020
Design student launches mental wellness kit

Taylor Jackson, a fourth-year Bachelor of Design student, has launched Press Pause - a start-up that focuses on youth mental


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


December 17, 2020
Facility management students present studio projects

Second-year students in Conestoga's Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture - Project and Facility Management (APFM) program presented studio projects


December 14, 2020
Interior design students win industry competition

Two teams of Conestoga students in the Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) program took top honours in the 2020 Construction


December 14, 2020
Ontario increases facilities renewal funding for Conestoga and local universities

The Ontario government is investing $12,233,600 in capital funding to help Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduate named Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Conestoga alumna of distinction Jennifer Green has been named among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020 by the


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduates help connect businesses with Canadian PPE

The demand for trusted, cost-effective personal protective equipment (PPE) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an obstacle for


December 8, 2020
Applications open for pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the tuition-free Pre-Apprenticeship Truck and Coach/Heavy Duty Equipment Technician program.


December 6, 2020
Flags at half-mast on December 6

Flags at all Conestoga campuses will be flown at half-mast today in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and


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


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