The Fleming News

Cobourg Campus celebrates graduates, community partnerships

The Cobourg Campus celebrated a year of successes at a special event held on August 25. Students graduating from the Esthetician diploma program and the Academic Upgrading program, as well as graduates of the Food Service Worker, Solar Installation and Maintenance and Leadership Principles training programs at the campus were honoured for their commitment and Continue Reading

Extension of Trans Canada Trail agreement

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Rick Johnson visited the Frost Campus on Aug. 30 to celebrate the extension of an agreement the province has with the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Association (KTCTA). The KTCTA, a non-profit organization, has reached an agreement with the province to extend its current agreement by five years, until 2018, continuing to maintain Continue Reading

Community partnership: Blueboxing @ Fleming

Blueboxing @ Fleming is a group of volunteers who work together to help staff, students and visitors to Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus better understand how to reduce waste and divert from landfill. You have probably seen us in the lower part of the cafeteria and wondered what we do. Blueboxing works in partnership with Fleming Continue Reading

CAWT Director named to provincial water advisory board

Fleming College Senior Scientist Dr. Brent Wootton has been appointed to the Province of Ontario’s Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). The Hon. Glen Murray, Minister of Research and Innovation, named Wootton to the WaterTAP board for a term of one year. Dr. Wootton is the director of Fleming’s Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) at Continue Reading

NEW: Solar Photovoltaic Installer Certificate

Join the growing green energy sector by taking Fleming College’s comprehensive Solar Photovoltaic Installer Certificate program at the Cobourg Campus. Be job ready in just 15 weeks. As a Certified Photovoltaic Installer you will install, inspect and maintain photovoltaic systems that convert solar energy into electricity. There is already a significant and growing labour shortage Continue Reading

The Links Project: Linking community and the environment

Call for community participants The new C-Links Centre for Community-Based Projects and Social Mapping and the Faculty of the Environmental Leadership course at Fleming College’s Frost Campus are seeking interested non-profit organizations to participate in a unique, community-based research project. As part of the Environmental Leadership course, all first semester students at the Frost Campus Continue Reading

Free professional business consultations for Fleming graduates

In partnership with the Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation’s Business Advisory Centre (BAC), the Fleming College Advancement & Alumni Relations office is proud to be offering professional onsite business consultations at no charge for Fleming alumni beginning in September 2011. Whether you are thinking about starting a business, or have an existing business, the Continue Reading

New! 911 Operator program in Cobourg

You can fast track to a new career with Fleming College’s 12-week Public Safety Communications Professional (911 Operator) program. Offered at the Cobourg Campus, the Certificate program prepares graduates for a career in police, fire and ambulance dispatching with a starting salary of $35,000 to $65,000 per year. This is no ordinary 9 to 5 Continue Reading

Historic alumnus donation to Fleming College's Frost Campus

$1 million donation positions Fleming’s renamed training centre to continue as world leader in technical mining education Fleming College’s Resources Drilling and Blasting Training Centre will be the beneficiary of a historic $1 million donation from entrepreneur, businessman and college alumnus, Duane Parnham. Mr. Parnham’s gift is the largest alumni donation in Fleming College’s history Continue Reading

Historic alumnus donation to Fleming College’s Frost Campus

$1 million donation positions Fleming’s renamed training centre to continue as world leader in technical mining education Fleming College’s Resources Drilling and Blasting Training Centre will be the beneficiary of a historic $1 million donation from entrepreneur, businessman and college alumnus, Duane Parnham. Mr. Parnham’s gift is the largest alumni donation in Fleming College’s history Continue Reading