The Fleming News

Students join medical brigade traveling to the Philippines

Two fourth-semester Practical Nursing students recently joined a local medical brigade that traveled to the Philippines from Feb. 25 to Mar. 13. Kathleen Campbell and Sara Henderson visited Kalibo, in the province of Aklan as part of a team of 20 that included five doctors and three registered nurses (one of the RNs was Fleming Continue Reading

Public Sector Salary Disclosure

In compliance with the provincial government’s Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, Fleming College has posted its salary information for 2010 on its website at: The college’s salary disclosure statement has been reported to the province. It will be posted on the government’s website today. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has Continue Reading

Annual Tree Climbing Competition at Frost Campus

Arboriculture students will be demonstrating their aerial skills high above the ground at the annual Fleming Tree Climbing Competition. Twenty-five students will compete in five events – Aerial Rescue, Speed Climb, Footlock, Throw Line, and Work Climb. The students will follow the same rules and guidelines that the International Society of Arboriculture International Tree Climbing Continue Reading

Seton historical plaque unveiled at Frost Campus

An Ontario Historical Plaque honouring renowned naturalist and author Ernest Thompson Seton was officially rededicated at an event at Fleming College’s Frost Campus on March 29. Seton spent part of his childhood in Lindsay, a period in his life that greatly influenced his later works. Close to 100 people attended the evening event that also Continue Reading

HSTA offers new summer arts courses in Huntsville

Create It in Huntsville this summer. For the first time ever, Fleming College’s Haliburton School of The Arts – in partnership with Education Huntsville, Canada Summit Centre and the Town of Huntsville – will offer week-long arts courses for children and adults this July. “The creativity and love of the arts that is evident in Continue Reading

Out of the classroom and into South Africa

Five students from the Frost Campus will soon be embarking on the trip of a lifetime when they head to South Africa to volunteer with the Askari Wilderness Conservation program. Leaving April 30, the students – three in the Ecosystem Management Technician program and two in the Ecosystem Management Technology program – will undertake a Continue Reading

Fleming College welcomes future students to Open House

Fleming College will welcome hundreds of prospective students, their families and friends to all of its campuses at its annual spring Open House on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors can get an all-access pass to their future by touring the campuses and residences and meeting with faculty, students and alumni. Continue Reading

Community Innovation Forum: Showcase Awards

Fleming College’s School of Business, Computing and Hospitality is pleased to announce the student recipients of the 2011 Showcase Awards, sponsored by Bell as part of the Community Innovation Forum. • Bell Project “Best of Showcase” Award Adventures in Tourism – Kathryn Burns, Angela McDonald, Brittany Scott, sponsored by BEL Rotary ($500 team prize) • Bell Technology Continue Reading

Research in Costa Rica: Global Experience Promotes Local Excellence

By Joshua V. Feltham, Professor, Ecosystem Management program Six students and two professors from Fleming College traveled to Costa Rica in 2009. They spent two weeks working and learning in the Atlantic lowland tropical rainforest. Challenged by the climate, topography, flora and fauna, each one of them embraced adversity while contributing to valuable research on marine Continue Reading

Accounting students providing free tax clinics

Fleming College’s trained Canada Revenue Agency Volunteer Tax Preparers are helping individuals complete tax returns for free. Students in the Accounting program at the college will complete and e-file personal tax returns on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tax clinics will be set up in the main foyer of the Continue Reading