Fleming College presents the International SOUPerstar competition

Peterborough ON – (November 12, 2019) Fleming College is pleased to present the International SOUPerstar cooking competition on Wednesday, Nov. 13 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The student-led friendly competition will be held in the main foyer of Sutherland Campus (599 Brealey Dr.) and will feature homemade soups from five student teams. Each soup will be prepared in Fleming’s culinary labs and will feature various culinary cultures. Beginning at 5 p.m. all soups will be judged by a panel of judges: Jim Russell, CEO of the United Way Peterborough and District, Lindsay Barr, local singer and Fleming graduate, Andre Metivier, teacher at Holy Cross Secondary School, Kevin Olinger, Fleming Culinary Technician, and Sandra Dupret, VP Student Experience. Our guest MC is Teresa Kaszuba of Global News Morning Peterborough.

Members of the media and community are invited to join in the fun and taste the delicious soups. Soups are also available to take home. All proceeds will go toward the United Way of Peterborough and District.

Organized by students in Fleming’s Project Management program, the event is sponsored by Fleming’s Culinary Program, School of Business, International Student Services and the Fleming College United Way Employee Campaign Committee.

For more information, please contact international@flemingcollege.ca

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Fleming Fire Combat Team earns seventh place for combined team time at the World’s 3M Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Alabama

Peterborough ON – (November 7, 2019) – Fleming College Pre-Service Firefighter students Declan Fitzpatrick and Bowman Allen, along with coach Brad Johnston, earned seventh place in the world for combined team time at the 3M Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Alabama, October 21 to 26, 2019, televised by ESPN.  

“This is a tremendous feat for our Fire Combat Team and I am extremely proud of the hard work, commitment and incredible sportsmanship each of these athletes demonstrated throughout the entire competition,” said Coach Shawna Coulter. “To place seventh in a field of over 500 competitors is incredible and beats any previous record we have ever achieved. Our team is now considered a major contender at the international level, and we couldn’t be more proud.”

The 3M Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is a competition based on firefighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. The challenge attracts hundreds of U.S. and Canadian municipal fire departments, and has expanded to countries around the world. The challenge encourages firefighter fitness as competitors race head-to-head in real-life firefighting tasks. The tasks include climbing a tower, hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses and rescuing a dummy weighing 175 lbs., all while wearing firefighting gear.

In addition to the team’s success, Coach Johnston earned the over 45 World Champion title for the second year in a row. Coach Coulter also represented at Worlds and competed in both the individual division and women’s relay.

Allen and Fitzpatrick achieved qualifying times that allow them to be inducted into the Starfield Lion’s Den, an elite classification given to the fastest racers in the world. To be inducted into the Lion’s Den, athletes must achieve a time of less than 1:40. Both Allen and Fitzpatrick will be officially recognized at next year’s Lion’s Den ceremony, and will be presented with a plaque, official jacket and certificate.

Fitzpatrick also placed 24th overall in the world, out of over 500 competitors. Fitzpatrick now holds a new Fleming record for both Canada, and the Worlds. He will be returning next year as a coach.

“To be inducted into the Lion’s Den in their rookie year is incredible. This is a distinction that individuals seeks for many years and only a small number ever achieve,” continued Coulter. “We are very proud of both Allen and Fitzpatrick, as well as Coach Johnston for representing themselves and Fleming College on the world stage.”

Follow Fleming’s FireFit team on Instagram @flemingfirecombatteam and on Facebook at Fleming Fire Combat Team. 


{Photo by Amanda Chalk} Allen and Fitzpatrick carrying the flag of Ontario at the Opening Ceremonies of the finals.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:
Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Fleming College puts sustainability into action and cleans up local park

Peterborough ON – (November 6, 2019) – Fleming College teamed up with Trent University and World Wildlife Fund Canada’s Living Planet @ Campus (WWF) to host the third annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in Del Crary Park in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, Nov. 2. Together, with 61 volunteers including Fleming students, staff and members of the community, the initiative made the following impact:

  • Cleaned up over 161.5 lbs. of trash
  • Picked up 2,960 cigarette butts
  • Picked up 278 pieces of plastic
  • Picked up 249 food wrappers
  • Picked up 187 pieces of paper

“Pollution is a growing concern, and when it collects in our local parks and directly affects our wildlife populations, we all have an obligation to make a difference,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “We are very proud of this initiative, and of our staff and students, and all who participated and made their contribution to our community.”

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is an initiative that encourages the community to take action towards keeping shorelines clean, increasing awareness around proper waste diversion and the ways it affects water and aquatic habitats. The initiative is a national conservation program that provides Canadians the opportunity to take action in their communities wherever water meets land, one bit of trash at a time. The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is now recognized as one of the largest direct action conservation programs in Canada.

Fleming College is committed to increased sustainable practices on campus. For more information about Sustainability at Fleming, please visit flemingcollege.ca/sustainability. For more information about the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, please visit campus.wwf.ca.

(photos by Kathy Nguyen)

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:
Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Explore Fleming College at the Fall Open House

Peterborough ON – (November 1, 2019) Hundreds of prospective students will have the opportunity to explore Fleming College at its annual Fall Open House.

The College will host its Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at its campuses in Peterborough, Lindsay and Haliburton, and at the Eastern Ontario Emergency Training Academy (EOETA) in Norwood.

The College will host tours of the campuses and residences as well as offer information sessions on Financial Aid Options, On-and-Off Campus Housing, and Transitioning to College for students with an IEP.

To showcase the hands-on learning that takes place at Fleming, many of the programs will provide live demonstrations of learning activities throughout the day, such as:

  • Sutherland Campus – culinary students will bake and share cookies with guests throughout the day, visitors can test their skills with the welding simulator in the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, interact with our artificially intelligent and high fidelity mannequins in the health labs, and check out what the law and justice programs have to offer in the skills for justice scenario lab. 
  • Frost Campus – Arboriculture students will demonstrate tree climbing and invite guests to try out the experience for themselves. Blasting Techniques students will provide demos throughout the day, with the grade finale demo occurring at 12:45 p.m. Horizontal and Directional Drilling simulation will occur all day, and guests can check out the newly renovated GeoCentre.
  • Haliburton Campus – guests can watch students perform live demonstrations as they work in the art studio.
  • Pre-service Firefighter Education and training program in Norwood – Students applying for the Pre-service Firefighter Education and Training program are invited to visit the EOETA in Norwood (36 Industrial Dr.) where the program is now located. The EOETA has several established training environments including a burn tower, roof and door props, search and rescue maze, confined space prop, and new high-intensity propane training props. As part of Open House, faculty and current students will be at the EOETA to welcome visitors, provide tours of the facility and perform live demonstrations.

Students can apply for free* during the open house event.*$95 application voucher to ontariocollege.ca provided in person only during Fleming Open House event, Nov. 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. At least one program choice must be a Fleming College program. No credits, reimbursements or other fees to be issued.

For campus-specific agendas, which include detailed information about what programs, presentations and activities are taking place at each location, or to register, please visit https://flemingcollege.ca/openhouse.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Fleming College to host 37th Annual Loggersports Competition

Peterborough ON – (October 29, 2019) Fleming College will host its annual Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjacking Association (CILA) Loggersports Competition on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Fleming Loggersports Site, located at the Frost Campus, 200 Albert St. S, Lindsay.

The 37th Annual Loggersports Competition will showcase 21 teams from seven different college and university institutions from across the country, including four teams competing from Fleming College. The competition is comprised of four team events, three paired events, six single events and one individual pool event. These unique events include axe throwing, chain sawing, log decking, pole climbing, water boiling and more.

The competition kicks off at 8 a.m. with its opening ceremonies and a ceremonial cookie cut. Morning events begin at 8:30 a.m., afternoon corral events begin at 2 p.m. and the award ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Auks’ Lodge. Spectators are welcome.

Fleming’s Loggersports competition is one of only four competitions that CILA members compete in annually. The competition is the second of four in the CILA season with points being earned by each team in each event.

Event agenda:

8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.    Morning Events:

Log decking, pulp throwing, choker race, quarter split, single buck, pole climb, axe throw, standing block chop, chain saw and super swede saw

12 – 1 p.m.                  Lunch Break

2 – 4 p.m.                    Afternoon Events:

Swede saw, crosscut saw, underhand chop and water boil

4 – 4:30 p.m.               Alumni Competition

5:30 p.m.                     Awards Ceremony

Fleming College welcomes the public to come and enjoy this event with free admission. Further information is available at www.flemingknights.ca or email sportsinfo@flemingcollege.ca.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Fleming College co-hosting Peterborough Engineering Symposium 2019

Peterborough ON – (October 23, 2019) Fleming College is pleased to co-host the Peterborough Engineering Symposium (PES) in partnership with IEEE, Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). The Symposium will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus, 599 Brealey Dr., Peterborough.

Technologies have fundamentally altered the nature of how we live, work and play. In this time of unprecedented technological growth, we must embrace innovation and invest in the latest technology and digital tools. With Artificial Intelligence (AI) now in schools, workplaces, homes and public spaces, the 2019 PES will focus on topics relating to AI and how it will shape the future within current laws, bylaws and standards. During the Symposium, students and attendees have the opportunity to interact and speak with the engineers.

Panel experts will discuss the impact of data collection on day-to-day activities and how that information is used to model the future. Panelists include:

  • Aijun An – Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, York University
  • Dale Arndt – Director of Engineering, FANUC Canada, LTD
  • Dr. Wengying Feng – Professor, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Trent University
  • Dr. Jason Millar – Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Affiliate Researcher, Center for Automotive Research at Stanford and Center for Law, Technology and Society (uOttawa)
  • Dr. Tom Phillips – Vice President, Academic Experience, Fleming College
  • Parisa Pouladzadeh – Faculty member in the School of Trades and Technology, Fleming College
  • Lynn Teatro – B.Sc. DTM, entrepreneur
  • Paul Teleki – M.A. in Public Ethics, University of Ottawa, working in market research sector for more than two decades
  • Ian Thomson – Information Security Officer, Trent University and part-time professor, Fleming College

Symposium Schedule:

9 a.m.              Networking and coffee

                        Career Advice, discussions and show exhibits continue through event

10 a.m.            Registration and welcome from Fleming College’s Vice President, Academic Experience, Dr. Tom Phillips

10:30 a.m.       Speaker presentations (Parisa Pouladzadeh and Dr. Tom Phillips)

11:30 a.m.       Lunch and networking for all registered workshop attendees; tours of the Fleming D and B Wings available upon request

1 p.m.              Speaker presentations (Dr. Jason Millar, Aijun An and Dale Arndt)

2 p.m.              Panel discussion moderated by Fleming College’s Vice President, Academic Experience, Dr. Tom Phillips

The Symposium is free for attendees, space is limited. For more information please visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/peterborough-engineering-symposium-pes-how-will-ai-shape-our-future-tickets-65805707643.

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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Growing Popularity of Plant-Based Eating Prompts Changes to On-Campus Food Options

Trent University & Fleming College invest in chef training to prepare, offer affordable vegan dishes,


Peterborough, ON (Wednesday, Oct. 23) – As more Canadians are opting to reduce consumption of meat and other animal products, Trent University and Fleming College are leading the way among post-secondary institutions across Canada finding new and innovative approaches to address this growing need.

Food service professionals from Trent University, Fleming College and more than a dozen other schools from across Ontario are attending Peterborough’s first-ever “Food Forward Culinary Experience,” October 23 to 24, a two-day training for chefs on how to create delicious, cost-effective and sustainable plant-based dishes.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Fleming College to deliver this program to dozens of schools from across the province,” says Mark Murdoch, director of Food Services at Trent University. “This collaboration helps us increase the use of plant-based proteins across Ontario and aims to improve the on-campus food service offerings at the schools who are attending.”

“The food choices that we make directly impact the energy and focus we need, and that is why we ensure our retail food service locations have all the nutritional information, healthy living brochures, sustainability information and local farm features so that our students and staff can make informed decisions,” says Travis Doak, director, Housing, Food and Student Conduct at Fleming College. “We are committed to responsible sourcing, waste minimization and efficient operations, and are continually developing and implementing sustainable solutions.”  

The innovative training will ultimately lead to increased availability of plant-based meal options on campuses. Young Canadians are particularly interested in adopting plant-based diets based on the environmental footprint of their meals, and the long-term health impacts of their dietary choices. Not only does the new Canada Food Guide recommend increased consumption of plant-based foods, plant proteins in particular, consumers are increasingly concerned with the conditions under which their food is produced.

“Planetary survival requires a fundamentally transformed food system,” says Dr. Michael Classens, an assistant professor in the Trent School of Environment and panelist at the Leadership Summit. “The increased interest in, and availability of, plant-based diets are promising developments in the pursuit of a more socially just and ecologically rational food system. Campus food systems can play a key role in modeling the kinds of interventions that can be beneficially scaled up to the broader food system.”

The training will be followed by Ontario’s first Forward Food Leadership Summit on Friday, October 25, when 150 foodservice professionals from higher education, health-care, restaurants, retail, manufacturing and more will learn about meeting the growing demand for plant-based food options.

About Trent University

One of Canada’s top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that’s personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. Here, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Today, Trent’s unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration. In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent’s students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent’s Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham delivers a distinct mix of programming in the east GTA.

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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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For more information contact:

Celia Grimbly, communications & media relations officer, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x6180 or celiagrimbly@trentu.ca

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2019 Fall Accessibility Forum, ‘Accessible Education Towards Accessible Employment’ comes to Fleming College

Peterborough ON – (Oct. 22, 2019) Fleming College and the City of Kawartha Lakes are pleased to present the ‘Accessible Education Towards Accessible Employment’ conference on Oct. 23, 2019 at the Frost Campus, 200 Albert St. S, Lindsay, Ont.

The conference will highlight accessibility, education and employment for persons living with disabilities. Additional topics will include universal design learning, creating inclusive placement, mental health in the workplace, life experiences and workplace accommodations. Distinguished keynote speakers include the Hon. David. C. Onley and Paralympian Alec Denys.

Event Agenda:

9 a.m.                          Event Registration

9:30 a.m.                     Welcome by Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham

9:35 a.m. – 12 p.m.     Morning Presentations (Topics include: Universal Design Learning, culinary arts and student success stories, creating inclusive placement for students with disabilities, mental health in the workplace and innovative approaches to improving job opportunities for persons with disabilities)              

1 – 2 p.m.                    Keynote address by the Hon. David C. Onley

2 – 2:30 p.m.               Keynote address by Alec Denys, Paralympian

2:50 – 4:15 p.m.          Panel (Canadian Hearing Society, CNIB, VCCS, Job Quest and Workforce Development Board)

For more information and to view the full agenda, visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2019-fall-accessibility-forum-accessible-education-towards-accessible-employment-tickets-64257568116 or contact Barb Condie, Accessibility Officer at Kawartha Lakes, 705-324-9411 ext. 1185 or bcondie@kawarthalakes.ca

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Innovative new programs coming to Fleming College

Peterborough ON – (October 8, 2019) Fleming College will offer a variety of new diploma, certificate and graduate programs beginning in 2020. Each program meets a demand within the rapidly changing labour market and will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their chosen career.   

Fleming will offer seven new programs in the new year, including:

  • Conservation Biology, a diploma program in which students focus on the conservation of at-risk animal populations using current research and technologies, including genetics and environmental DNA (eDNA).
  • Food and Nutrition Management, a Graduate Certificate program that will focus on culinary management and nutrition skills that give students an edge on advanced supervisory or management positions in commercial or industrial kitchens.
  • Mechatronics, a Graduate Certificate program focused on advanced manufacturing, industrial automation, robotics, electronics engineering and computer programming.
  • Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics, where students will learn a diverse set of skills to successfully oversee, synchronize and manage supply chain operations. This program will run in May and September 2020.
  • Emergency Management and Business Continuity, teaches professionals how to plan for, respond, and work to manage natural, technological and human-caused disasters. The primarily online program provides the knowledge, skills and practical hands-on training to promote resilience and ensure enterprises and communities continue to function, recover and thrive.
  • Community Pharmacy Assistant, where students work alongside pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in community, medical clinic pharmacies or long-term care pharmacy settings. This program will run in September 2020.
  • Geothermal Systems, a Graduate Certificate program that prepares students to install, maintain, and repair geothermal loop fields and hydronic systems for heating and cooling buildings.

“We are very pleased to offer a variety of new programs, with each new program focused on the needs of both our students and employers in the labour market,” said Maureen Adamson, Fleming College President. “Fleming College is committed to understanding the job market and providing the talent that industry is looking for. Through our new programs, our goal is to ensure our students have the knowledge and skills required to contribute to innovation in Canada.”

For a full listing of programs at Fleming College, please visit flemingcollege.ca/programs

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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366

Limerick Institute of Technology and Fleming College renew and expand relationship with newly signed articulation agreement

Peterborough ON – (October 2, 2019) – Students from Fleming College’s School of Trades and Technology, School of Business and School of Health and Wellness have the opportunity to study in Ireland under a new articulation agreement recently signed with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT).

The two institutions expanded their relationship to provide degree completion opportunities for Fleming diplomas and advanced diplomas from 11 different programs including:

  • Business
  • Business – Human Resources
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration – Marketing
  • Construction Engineering Technician
  • Culinary Management
  • Fitness and Health Promotion
  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations
  • Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Sporting Goods Business
  • Tourism – Global Travel

The articulation agreement renews the Sporting Goods Business pathway originally signed in 2016.

“We are very pleased to continue our strong relationship with Limerick Institute of Technology and offer students the ability to work towards a university degree while gaining valuable international life experience,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “The combination of college and university education assists graduates with their career goals, and provides innovative education, research and real-world experience that prepares students for the evolving labour market.”

The articulation agreement builds on a memorandum of understanding signed between Fleming and LIT in 2016, and a student exchange agreement signed in 2018. For more information about Education Pathways between Fleming College and Limerick Institute of Technology, please visit: https://flemingcollege.ca/education-pathways/limerick-institute-of-technology

About Limerick Institute of Technology            

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institution of higher education in Limerick, Ireland and is one of 14 member institutions of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA). The Institute has campuses in Limerick city, one in both Thurles and Clonmel in County Tipperary and a regional learning centre in Ennis, County Clare. The main campus is located at Moylish Park and houses the Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Business and Humanities. The School of Art & Design is located at the Clare Street campus.

LIT has a distinctive approach to Teaching and Learning known as the Active Learning philosophy. Whatever discipline area is offered the core methodology is active and practical; lab work, studio work, case studies, field visits, group assignments and more.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366