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November 19, 2021
Conestoga grads honoured at 2021 Premier's Awards

Massi Basiri and Meti Basiri, Conestoga graduates and co-founders of Applyboard, joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished college graduates...


October 1, 2021
Conestoga community marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Several virtual events and initiatives held across the Conestoga community marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation....


May 25, 2021
Police Foundations student presented with WRPS scholarship

Police Foundations student Savannah O'Donnell was presented with a Waterloo Regional Police Services scholarship on May 19 during a virtual...


May 14, 2021
Digital simulations enrich skills training for community safety programs

Simulating real-world scenarios provides crucial experiential learning. Immersive exercises create opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills while building...


May 2, 2021
Community & Criminal Justice program celebrates tenth anniversary

A virtual event held April 21 celebrated the tenth anniversary of Conestoga’s Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice (BCCJ) program....


March 24, 2021
Conestoga student recognized with WIL award

Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning Ontario (EWO) has named Recreation & Leisure Services student Rebekah Derle the recipient of its 2020...


January 27, 2020
eText program delivers benefits and savings

Since it was first piloted in 2016, Conestoga’s eText program has grown to involve more than 13,700 students spanning nearly...


November 11, 2019
Alumni of Distinction honoured at awards ceremony

Eight of Conestoga’s outstanding alumni were recognized for their contributions to their professions and their community at the college’s Alumni...


October 25, 2019
Emergency management training held at Cambridge campus

On October 24, Conestoga’s Cambridge campus was the site of a full-scale joint emergency management exercise organized by the City...


May 29, 2019
CICE event fosters community connections

On May 22, Conestoga’s Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program hosted an information event at the Doon campus to...


April 15, 2019
Early Child Development Centre at Doon expands

Regional funding received by Conestoga’s Early Child Development Centre has led to the expansion of its infant care program at...


April 5, 2019
Research symposium examines early learning program development

Graduating students in Conestoga’s Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (BELPD) program presented research projects at a year-end symposium on...


March 25, 2019
Top employers and co-op students honoured at awards ceremony

On March 21, Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners and co-op students were honoured at the annual Employer Recognition awards breakfast at...


November 27, 2018
Conestoga grads honoured at 2018 Premier's Awards gala

Two Conestoga alumni joined the ranks of Ontario’s most distinguished college graduates on Monday, November 26, when they were named...


October 29, 2018
Conestoga graduates nominated for Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga graduates have been nominated for the 2018 Premier’s Awards. Established in 1992 to mark the 25th anniversary of...


August 10, 2018
Local brewery helps CICE students develop employment skills

A placement for CICE graduate Anthony (A.J.) Tamming has led to an employment opportunity with Descendants Beer & Beverage Co.,...


June 25, 2018
Conestoga student uses skills to support Zambian orphanage

In July, Conestoga student Ashley Tomic will depart for the Lifesong Harmony School in Zambia -- home to nearly 500...


March 29, 2018
Student voices highlighted at Truth and Reconciliation event

On March 23, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services and Student Engagement teams hosted the college’s second annual Truth and Reconciliation event. Held...


April 7, 2017
Conestoga student wins silver at Special Olympics World Games

Conestoga student Allie Libertini finished the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria with two silver medals and a...


January 12, 2017
Celebration recognizes first CICE graduates

Conestoga’s School of Life and Health Sciences and Community Services recognized the first graduates of its Community Integration through Cooperative...


April 21, 2016
Students complete term with live fire training

On April 20, students in Conestoga’s Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training program finished their second term by completing a full...


April 21, 2016
Conference delivers ECE learning opportunities

On April 2, Conestoga hosted the 28th Annual Early Learning and Child Care Conference at the Doon campus. The event...