Community Celebration for Curve Lake Dual Credit Summer School

Curve Lake First Nation, ON (July 6, 2016) – Curve Lake First Nation will host a community celebration upon completion of the Dual Credit Summer School on Thursday, July 28.

Students are celebrating the completion of the Basic Culinary Techniques course, which was hosted by Curve Lake First Nation in partnership with Fleming College and Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.

The celebration will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 28 at the Curve Lake Community Centre, 20 Whetung St. E. All media are welcome to attend.

2016 marks the third year of the partnership between the community, the college and the school board. This specialized First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) focused dual credit program is jointly funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

The Dual Credit program offers students the opportunity to obtain a secondary school credit and a college credit at the same time, allowing students to gain the skills necessary to ease the transition to post-secondary programs. Students who take part dual credit courses may also have a lighter academic load at college as they have already accumulated credits.

Through Fleming’s Indigenous Education Protocol, the college supports the prioritization of Indigenous education, the recognition of intellectual and cultural traditions of Indigenous peoples, and a commitment to build relationships and be accountable to Indigenous communities in support of self-determination through education, training and applied research.

 

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.

 

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Media, for more information please contact:
Laura Copeland
Communications Officer
laura.copeland@flemingcollege.ca
705.749.5530 x 1370