The Fleming News

Sutherland Campus Convocation

The Sutherland Campus of Fleming College will celebrate convocation over three days, June 7-9. Convocation ceremonies for 2,225 graduating students will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre. The full schedule is: Tuesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. School of Law, Justice and Community Services Continue Reading

Alumni Relations announces 2011 Alumnus of Distinction Award Recipient

The Fleming College Alumnus of Distinction Award is given to an alumnus who has achieved great career success and has maintained a connection with the college. This year Fleming College is thrilled to announce that the award will be presented to Phil White as part of the college’s convocation program. A graduate of the Art Continue Reading

GIS graduate wins prestigious map design award

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) graduate recently took top honours at a prestigious mapping competition. Adam Thom, GIS-Cartographic Specialist alumnus (2010), won the student award – the Arthur Robinson Award for Best Printed Map – at the 2011 Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) Map Design Competition. The award is sponsored by the National Geographic Continue Reading

New collaborative program in Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship

Haliburton School of The Arts (Fleming College), Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, and the Aboriginal Research Institute are pleased to announce the upcoming collaborative program in Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship. The Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program centres on developing young Aboriginal entrepreneurs in the arts, crafts and music sectors. It also focuses on developing or expanding a micro-enterprise, and Continue Reading

Frost Campus Convocation

The Frost Campus of Fleming College will celebrate convocation on Friday, June 3 at 2 p.m. More than 1,000 students will graduate that day at a ceremony held at the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Students will be graduating from more than 25 certificate and diploma programs from the School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, the Continue Reading

New CAWT lake and watershed research project in Quebec

Fleming College’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) will participate in a federally-funded watershed and lake rehabilitation program in Quebec. BlueLeaf Inc. of Drummondville (Québec) and Conseil de gouvernance de l’eau des bassins versants de la rivière Saint-François (COGESAF), made the announcement this week. The CAWT project, one of two for Petit-lac-Saint-Francois, is funded by Continue Reading

GIS Open House at Frost Campus

Graduates of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs at Fleming College’s Frost Campus will have their cooperative projects displayed at the GIS Open House on Tuesday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The GIS-Cartographic Specialist and GIS-Application Specialist projects include: o Analyzing Environmental Conditions that Underlay Tallgrass Community o Kawartha Bioregion Significant Woodland Continue Reading

Haliburton Campus Convocation

Haliburton ON – (May 10, 2011) – The Haliburton Campus of Fleming College will celebrate convocation on Friday, May 27 at 2 p.m. One hundred fifty students will graduate that day at a ceremony held at the campus. Students will be graduating from 12 certificate and diploma programs: Artist Blacksmith; Ceramics; Digital Image Design; Expressive Arts; Continue Reading

Travel and Tourism students volunteer in Jamaica

It was a life-changing week for seven Travel and Tourism students who recently visited Jamaica to volunteer with local residents and apply the knowledge learned during two years of study of the travel industry. The fourth-semester students, led by Program Coordinator Patti Watson, spent two days of their April 23-30 trip working with charities. At Continue Reading

Opportunity – Fleming College Board of Governors

The Fleming College Board of Governors is currently seeking nominations for three upcoming vacancies. These are volunteer positions requiring regular attendance at daytime or evening meetings and serving on one Board committee. Fleming College serves the communities of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, Cobourg and Haliburton. Interested individuals should have experience in effective governance and Continue Reading