The new retirement planning model requires new styles of planning and preparedness. People are living longer and many will have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like for you?
With classes wrapping up and students preparing to take their final exams, early December can be a tense time at post-secondary institutions across Canada. But Niagara College is hoping to help students cope with the stress be encouraging healthy study habits through a unique event on Dec. 4 and 6. In addition to free coffee, tea and “brain food” snacks, the evening will also see a visit from Niagara-based non-profit dog therapy program Therapy Tails , a meditation room, and free hand massages from students in the College’s Esthetician program. Students who participate will also be able to enter a draw for a tablet.
A group of Niagara College Broadcasting – Radio, Television and Film students are ready to pull an all-nighter to help others through this year’s Rock Around the Clock 24-hour radiothon. The live broadcast on College radio station CRNC The Heat will begin on November 29 at noon and will continue until November 30 at noon. Stationed at the Welland Campus (in the Simcoe foyer, near International), students will be collecting cash donations for the NC Student Administrative Council’s Nourishing Minds program, which provides grocery gift cards to students in need, as well as food donations for a food bank in Welland.
On Saturday, November 17, the College will swing open its doors to the public for its Fall Open House, to take place at both its Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Open House offers the public a rare inside look at the College’s programs, facilities and services, and provides prospective students with information and opportunities to speak to faculty, staff and students to help guide their journey to postsecondary education.
Janet Rouss, Author of “Courage Freedom Happiness – Life Hacks from a Digital Nomad” speaks on “Making your Work Work for you”. Come hear how to make your life and work more meaningful and fulfilling. Discover what you are good at and how to push your limits to find new ways of living and working. A great opportunity to network and promote your business. Special wine tasting from King’s Court Estate Winery.
Niagara College has more than 1,100 new reasons to celebrate this fall. Each one represents a student who has been successful in their academic journey at the College, and will cross the stage to receive a degree, diploma or certificate on Friday, October 26 at the College’s Fall Convocation ceremonies.
He’s appeared in blockbuster movies, hit television shows and on numerous theatre stages, but on Friday, September 28, actor John Tench’s lead role will be at the head of the class at Niagara College. Tench will be a special guest speaker for students in their final year of the College’s Acting for Film and Television program as part of their Up Close and Personal course. Professor Barbara Mantini noted that guests from the professional acting industry are invited to speak to classes to enhance the applied learning experience for students in the program. Visits give students the opportunity to research the guests, and develop questions to ask them about their acting process and their approach the work.
NC’s KickSTART offers students at both campuses a sneak peek at college life to help ease their transition and prepare themselves for the first day of class. In small group settings, they have the opportunity to gain information about their academic program, an overview of student services, and details about supports and involvement options available for them. The program also includes academic group advising sessions for each area.
More than 3,700 students and their guests will converge on Niagara College’s Welland Campus June 19-22, to celebrate their accomplishments as Niagara College graduates at Spring Convocation. The class of 2018 will add their names to the College’s growing list of alumni, now over 80,000 strong.
Brewmaster students from Niagara College are set to serve up their visions of peace and love in a glass at Project Brew April 20. Project Brew BruStock will be held on Friday, April 20 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the St. Catharines Market Square. Eighteen one-of-a-kind beers crafted by students in their final term of the College’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program will be on tap at the evening event. Brews will be accompanied by live music, food vendors and games.
The Jake Hughes Memorial Benefit will be remembering the Most Genuine Guy for the 6th year. In 2012, Jake Hughes had just turned 19 years old when tragically he was the victim of a crash that took his life. Destined to be a Police detective, Jake’s dream was cut short and a family was devastated.
"You, your business and your customers are evolving. WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS OF AGEING." How & where will you and your business fit in the evolution of this bigger market picture? What are the possibilities - business products, human services, education, work and community? How do you better market to segments of older adult populations, upward to age 105?
Students in Niagara College’s Motive Power Technician and Motive Power Techniques programs are surging ahead of their competition in a rapidly evolving automotive industry, thanks to new technology and facilities available through NC’s Green Automotive Technology Lab.
Join us Wednesday April 4, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00pm at Rockway Vineyards and get your body moving through a 45-minute yoga class all while sipping on a complimentary beverage followed by delicious appetizers.
Learn what your signature says about your personality: Niagara College presents free speaker event April 11 featuring handwriting analyst Jamie Mason Cohen. He has analyzed the handwriting of Terry Fox, Oprah, Kate Middleton, Beyonce, Donald Trump, Tom Brady, Roger Federer, Meghan Markle, Ryan Gosling, and many more … you could be next!
Get an inside look at your future at Niagara College this Saturday. Enjoy hours of special events and information sessions, both of NC’s cutting-edge campuses, and meet the faculty and staff that make it all possible at NC’s Spring Open House, Saturday, March 24.
Montefiore is president and executive producer at New Metric Media, where he recently produced the the CraveTV hit original comedy LETTERKENNY as well as the half-hour CraveTV comedy WHAT WOULD SAL DO? and the six-episode, one-hour City/FX Canada limited series BAD BLOOD. He also recently produced the Whistler Film Fest and Toronto Film Festival Film Circuit Audience Choice winning feature film, Cas & Dylan, starring Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss and Emmy/Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany, and directed by Jason Priestley.
A Mental Health Matchup basketball game will be held in honour of Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 31 – a nation-wide initiative to help promote awareness about mental health. As the NC Knights face off against the Sheridan Bruins, student-athletes and the crowd cheering them on will be tackling a bigger opponent: mental health stigma.
The All About Options Employment and Education Expo is returning to Niagara College Jan. 24-25. Students and visitors at both the Niagara-on-the-Lake and Welland Campuses will have an opportunity to meet prospective employers, and explore opportunities in full, part-time and seasonal employment.
Staff members from the Niagara College’s Career Services department are rolling up their sleeves to help students put their best professional image forward. The College’s second annual Dress for Success clothing giveaway for students will be held January 17 and 18, at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses, respectively. Students will have an opportunity to pick up donated professional clothing free of charge, and learn more about how to present themselves well for interviews and the workplace.
Niagara College will welcome over 1,700 students as Winter Orientation kicks off the Winter semester this Friday, Jan. 12. Introducing January-start students to college life, Orientation will kick off at the at the College’s Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake Campuses at 9 a.m.
Ontario colleges Amazing 50 mobile tour rolls into Welland Campus. Niagara College invites students, faculty, alumni, retirees and the community to join a special celebration to mark its 50th anniversary on October 4.
Niagara College Event Management presents Cowboy Boots and Hometown Roots, a country celebration to honour 20 years of the Many Hands Project. The evening will include divine southern comfort food from Pigout Catering such as their mouth watering pork roast sandwiches with apple rosemary chutney and savory macaroni and cheese bites. Throughout the evening you will be able to take a chance to play games and win prizes such as spinning our Country 89 roulette wheel, or dancing the night away with your friends to our live country artist Brad Battle and special guest.
Visiting us is the best way to understand what Niagara College is all about. Come experience our beautiful, modern campuses, and witness how hands-on learning and supportive teachers help students realize their dreams.
Niagara College is preparing to celebrate its largest graduating class to date. More than 4,570 students will graduate at the College's Spring Convocation Ceremonies, to be held June 21-24 at the Welland Campus.
Four celebrated poets, one unforgettable event – that’s what Niagara College has in store to kick off National Poetry Month in April. The public is welcome to join the College community for Ode to the Road. The free poetry event will be held on April 4 (1 to 3 p.m.) at Benchmark Restaurant, located at the College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus.
Experience Habitat Niagara’s unique wood signing event that will take place on Monday, January 11 at 4 p.m. at Niagara College. This ceremony is a Habitat tradition that allows Niagara College student builders and Habitat Niagara to gather and write messages of welcome to the Palma family, who have been selected to call this year’s Niagara College Student Build house their new home.
Niagara College will offer a behind-the-scenes look at its classrooms, interactive labs and programs during its Doors Open event on Saturday, November 21 at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses. (Photo courtesy of Joe Barkovich)
Five Niagara College students will soon see a film they created premiere on the big screen. Inspiring Potential, an autism awareness documentary they created for Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter, will be featured for a one-time screening at Landmark Cinema in St. Catharines on Oct. 31. The 30-minute documentary aims to help viewers understand autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by explaining it through the personal stories of five local families.
What is it like to be an NC student? Join us and find out! Attend an academic or financial aid information session, actively tour our labe and facilities, and speak with our coordinators, faculty and staff first-hand.
Thinking about hosting a garage sale? Kick your plans into high gear by participating in Niagara College’s first Trunk Sale. Spaces are now available for vendors (from the college community and local residents alike) who wish to sell their items at the College’s Trunk Sale, which will be held at the Welland Campus on September 13 (noon to 3 p.m.) during Orientation Week. Spaces are limited and are available on first-come, first-served basis.