Entries by akorchok

Chautauqua Oaks Project Plants the Seeds of a Bright Future for Heritage Oaks

The future is looking bright for the distinctive tree canopy covering Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Chautauqua neighbourhood, thanks to the combined efforts of a small group of community volunteers, the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Niagara College. Concern over the increased thinning of the heritage tree canopy led to the creation of The Chautauqua Oaks Project. This resident-driven project Read more »

Niagara College’s federally funding Greenhouse Technology Network to make waves in Ontario’s greenhouse sector

A new network for research and technology in Southern Ontario’s greenhouse sector is about to blossom, thanks to $5 million in new FedDev Ontario funding that will allow Niagara College to create an innovative Greenhouse Technology Network. On September 3, St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle and Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey announced the project at Read more »

Niagara College partners with Society for Ecological Restoration to certify Ecosystem Restoration graduates

A batch of 27 recent graduates of Niagara College’s Ecosystem Restoration (Graduate Certificate) program are getting a jumpstart on their career, becoming Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners-in-Training (CERPITs), thanks to a new partnership between the college and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER). The SER is an international organization dedicated to advancing the science, practice and Read more »

Niagara College agrees to purchase Niagara Corporate Business Centre

As its campus spaces continue to grow and evolve, Niagara College has agreed to purchase the Niagara Corporate Business Centre (NCBC) in Niagara-on-the-Lake from Trivieri Investments Limited and is scheduled to assume ownership of the property on August 23. Located on Glendale Avenue East in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the 33-acre property, which includes a Read more »

Achieving Dreams campaign raises over $11 million to support student success

Niagara College has 11 million reasons to thank those who have generously supported students through the recently completed Achieving Dreams fundraising campaign. At a special event tonight thanking those who have made significant contributions to the campaign, it was announced that Achieving Dreams far surpassed its goal of $7 million, raising a total of $11,450,791.  Read more »