Fleming News

Ontario’s colleges & McDonald’s Canada ink groundbreaking agreement on business training

MEDIA RELEASE FROM COLLEGES ONTARIO AND McDONALD’S CANADA: (Toronto, August 19, 2016) – For the first time in Ontario, McDonald’s employees can now receive credits towards a college business diploma, thanks to a new agreement between Colleges Ontario and McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited. The agreement will create a provincewide partnership with McDonald’s Canada, a Continue Reading

Fleming College Early Childhood Education students host interactive learning for children and families

Early Childhood Education (ECE) students from Fleming College are welcoming families to the 2016 Interactive Learning with Toddlers and Families program. Each week the toddlers will take part in a child-centred, play-based program while families enjoy an interactive workshop. The program builds on the children’s curiosity and connects them with nature through developmentally appropriate activities. Continue Reading

Students to benefit from thousands raised at faculty art auction

Original Robert Bateman piece brings in the highest bid at annual event Haliburton, ON (August 16, 2016) – Students at Fleming College will benefit immensely from the thousands of dollars raised at the Haliburton School of Art + Design (HSAD) Faculty Art Auction. The auction grossed more than $32,500 through the live and silent auction Continue Reading

Haliburton School of Art + Design professors win Craft Ontario awards

The Haliburton School of Art + Design (HSAD) is celebrating two of its professors who have won Craft Ontario awards. Peterborough-based furniture maker Michael Fortune has received the 2016 John and Barbara Mather Award for Lifetime Achievement while potter Jessica Steinhäuser has won the Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee 40th Anniversary Award. Fortune, who teaches in Continue Reading

New diploma-to-degree partnership between Fleming College & Thompson Rivers University

City of Kawartha Lakes, ON (July 21, 2016) – Fleming College and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have signed a new agreement that provides a pathway to a degree for Fleming students. Eligible graduates of Fleming’s Outdoor and Adventure Education diploma program can apply to complete TRU’s Adventure Studies in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program Continue Reading

Original work by Robert Bateman to be featured in fundraising art auction

Haliburton, ON (July 20, 2016) – Fleming College’s Haliburton Campus will host the annual Haliburton School of Art + Design (HSAD) Faculty Art Auction on Thursday, Aug. 11. The event will feature many unique works of art up for bidding in both live and silent auctions. All art has been created and generously donated by Continue Reading

Mason Homes & Fleming College partner to create wetland at Frost Campus

Mason Homes and Fleming College are teaming up to create a wetland at Frost Campus, which will provide a new home to a variety of native plant and animal species. The construction of the wetland also offers valuable hands-on learning opportunities for students in programs within the School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. Students Continue Reading

Fleming, Trent announce new degree pathway to Indigenous B.Ed. program

Fleming College and Trent University have signed an agreement that provides a pathway for Fleming students into Trent’s new Indigenous Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) program, a unique, new five year concurrent degree that puts Aboriginal knowledge and perspectives at the forefront of teacher training. “Our important partnership with Fleming College is growing even deeper through Continue Reading

New Fleming College students get a jump on September at Welcome Days

Close to 1,000 new students starting at Fleming College in September will be taking over the Sutherland and Frost campuses next week for Welcome Days. Hosted by Fleming’s Student Life department, Welcome Days help to ensure incoming students feel connected prior to starting classes. Students have the opportunity to have a tour and arrange for Continue Reading

Stewardship Youth Rangers to visit Frost Campus

Stewardship Youth Rangers will visit Fleming College’s Frost Campus next week for three days of environmental and natural resource sciences workshops. A total of 55 rangers and their supervisory staff will be at the campus from July 19-21. The rangers will learn about natural resource management – benefiting from both theory and hands-on knowledge – and will Continue Reading