Entries by Julie Greco

NC alumna Carrie Vondrau elected president of Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association

Niagara College graduate and dental hygienist Carrie Vondrau has been elected President Elect of of the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA), a not-for-profit organization with close to 8,000 members. Vondrau, of Cambridge, who graduated from the College’s Dental Hygiene program in 11998, began her  one- year term on May 24, 2019. A registered dental hygienist, […]

Building dreams: Niagara College student receives Women in Construction Faculty Award

Construction Engineering Technology Jessica Garrett is the winner of Niagara College’s first Women in Construction Faculty Award. It’s not always easy to pursue career dreams – especially for female students entering industries traditionally dominated by men, such as such as construction. In advance of International Women’s Day, a Niagara College construction student received a helping Read more »

Seafood Gala tickets sell out

A message from Development and Alumni Relations: We are thrilled to announce that the Niagara College 30th Annual Seafood Gala is sold out! The Seafood Gala is Niagara College’s most successful annual fundraising event raising more than $2.9 million in its 29-year history to support student success by funding equipment, learning resources, and scholarships and […]

NC presents 30th annual Seafood Gala

A message from Development and Alumni Relations: Tickets are now available for Niagara College’s 30th annual Seafood Gala. This year’s event will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Fallsview Casino Resort Grand Hall in Niagara Falls. The Seafood Gala is NC‘s most successful annual fundraising event. In its 29-year history, it has […]

NC grad with MS completes NYC marathon

Toosje Fulcher is willing to go the distance to achieve her dreams – and she won’t let multiple sclerosis get in her way. For this Business Administration graduate (Class of 2009) graduate, it’s been her long-time dream to run a marathon– and one that she achieved on November 4 after crossing the finish line in […]

New gift opens doors for students with disabilities

CIBC’s $50,000 pledge to fund assistive technology, student scholarships Students with disabilities will have access to more supports at Niagara College, thanks to a gift from CIBC. On November 9, CIBC announced a two-year pledge of $50,000 to the College to support students with disabilities. Half of the gift will fund assistive technology and equipment, […]

Support for student athletes in full swing at 2018 Golf Classic

Submitted by NC Development and Alumni Relations: When it comes to support for Niagara College, the annual Golf Classic is a hole in one. This year’s sold-out event, held on September 18 at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, raised a record $55,000 in support of College student athletes. About 160 golfers, including community and business leaders […]

NC nominates seven graduates for 2018 Premier’s Awards

Seven members of the College’s alumni community have been nominated for this year’s Premier’s Awards celebrating Ontario’s outstanding college graduates. Colleges Ontario’s annual Premier’s Awards honour the important social and economic contributions college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world.  Nominations are submitted from each of Ontario’s 24 community colleges, and graduates are recognized […]

Niagara College prof, grad Christopher Bessette wins Best Director award

2012 film Trade of Innocents makes a comeback at CIFF Niagara-based writer / director Christopher Bessette doesn’t only reach for the stars, he shines among them. The Niagara College Broadcasting graduate and current part-time faculty member was among the star-studded nominees and winners at the second annual Canadian International Faith and Family Film Festival (CIFF) Read more »