Fleming College Hosts Taco After Dark

Peterborough, ON – (Dec. 2, 2022) – Top executives from one of Fleming College’s key industry partners, Taco Comfort Solutions, paid a visit to Fleming in November, speaking with students and broadcasting Taco’s newest training webinar, “Taco After Dark,” live from the Kawartha Skilled Trades Centre.

“Taco After Dark” is an online series which focuses on topics like Hydronic Heating and Cooling components and applications.

During a visit to Fleming Nov. 10, 2022, the Taco team spoke with Advanced Plumbing Apprenticeship and Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning students.

At the end of the seminar Taco Comfort Solutions broadcast “Taco After Dark,” from the HVT lab to an audience across North America. Fleming students, staff and local contractors were present.

This type of industry support brings real world applications and connections to students who are training to be the next skilled trades workers building our communities. Fleming would like to thank the team at Taco for their ongoing support of education at Fleming College.

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 80,000 alumni.

For media enquiries, please contact:
Sarah Deeth

Communications Officer

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca

705-749-5530 ext. 1161

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680

Web: flemingcollege.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege Instagram: @flemingcollege

Fleming College Partners with MyCreds for Plumbing Apprenticeship Micro Credential Certificate

Peterborough, ON (November 30, 2022) – Effective today, workers who complete a Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3 Advanced program will now have 24/7 access to their certificate in their own virtual credential wallet. 

Fleming College is one of 10 Ontario post-secondary institutions participating in a Virtual Skills pilot project with MyCreds™. MyCreds™ is a one-stop credential wallet for post-secondary documents like certificates, transcripts, awards, and graduation credentials.

“This new pilot program gives workers instant access to their credentials, completely eliminating any wait times or delays,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “This kind of instant access to your credentials is crucial when someone is applying for a job or working toward a promotion.”

Through MyCreds™, students will be able to access and share their academic documents with other colleges and universities, government, employers and third parties securely and conveniently. Documents issued through MyCreds™ are tamper-evident and cryptographically signed, making them authentic and official. 

Fleming College is in the process of developing several micro-credential programs and launching with MyCreds™. Developing programs include eight micro-credentials in Virtual Reality, five in Digital Marketing and 26 in Sustainable Community Food Production.

“Fleming College partnering with MyCreds™ represents a commitment to providing students with greater autonomy over their credentials and enabling learner mobility,” says Charmaine Hack, project chair of ARUCC MyCreds™ and Vice President, Strategic Enrolment Management at Centennial College. “We commend Fleming on their dedication to providing exceptional service delivery and innovative technologies to learners through the Virtual Skills Pilot project.”

About MyCreds™ 

The ARUCC MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ National Network is a shared service and platform that provides students and graduates access to a secure, online, password protected learner credential wallet. This virtual wallet allows them to view and share their verified and official transcripts, credentials, and academic documents in a digitized format on a 24/7 basis – anytime, anywhere. Secure, cryptographically signed documents can be sent conveniently and require no further verification. MyCreds™ is the first and only national bilingual system of its kind in Canada. Visit www.mycreds.ca for more details or contact ARUCC’s Executive Lead, Joanne Duklas at info@aruccnationalnetwork.ca

About ARUCC 

The Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) owns MyCreds™. ARUCC provides leadership in the post-secondary education field and service to its member institutions nationally and internationally, helping foster the advancement of registrarial practices and learner focused service delivery in Canada. 

About Digitary 

Digitary provides the underlying engine powering MyCreds™. Digitary was launched in Dublin, Ireland in 2005, and has grown to become a leading online platform for certifying, sharing, and verifying academic credentials. Learner-centric since the very start, Digitary enables millions of learners to share their verified academic achievements online, securely, quickly and easily. Digitary is now used by organizations in over 135 countries. For further details visit www.digitary.net

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 80,000 alumni.

For more information, please contact:

Joanne Duklas

Executive Lead, ARUCC

info@aruccnationalnetwork.ca

Sarah Deeth

Communications Officer

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca

705-749-5530 ext. 1161

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680

Web: flemingcollege.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege

Instagram: @flemingcollege

Fleming College Graduate Wins Premier’s Award in Technology

Peterborough, ON – (Nov. 30, 2022) – Fleming College graduate Steve DeRoy has received a prestigious Premier’s Award in the Technology category. The award was handed out during a ceremony in Toronto Nov. 28, 2022.

The Premier’s Awards for college graduates recognizes past and recent graduates from Ontario colleges in seven categories; Each nominee has made outstanding social and economic contributions in his or her field and in the community.

Steve DeRoy graduated from Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – Cartographic Specialist at Fleming’s Frost Campus in 1998.

“I am honoured to receive the 2022 Premier’s Award in the Technology category. Fleming College prepared me with the tools to engage in story telling through maps and geographic information systems (GIS) technologies, to stay curious and find creative solutions to tough problems,” Steve said. “These foundational skills continue to be applied in my daily work as we build a global community of Indigenous mappers.”

An award-winning Anishinaabe professional and entrepreneur, Steve is the co-founder and director of the Firelight Group, which provides community-based research and technical support to Indigenous Peoples.

He founded the Indigenous Mapping Collective in 2014 alongside technology partners Google, Esri Canada, Mapbox, NASA and the Canadian Space Agency, an annual workshop which aims to build a global community of Indigenous mappers who tell their own stories of place and space. Since 2014, the Indigenous Mapping Collective has held annual workshops and trained over 2,500 Indigenous community mappers on emerging geospatial tools and technologies.

More than 3,000 Indigenous communities in Canada have been added to Google Maps and Google Earth thanks to Steve’s work in founding the Indigenous Mapping Collective.

“We are so proud of Steve and all of his achievements,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “His work has helped thousands of Indigenous people mark their place and space in this world, on their terms. We are proud of Steve’s accomplishments and look forward to the next phase of his journey.”

Steve DeRoy was among six Fleming College alumni who were nominated for a Premier’s Award.

About the Premier’s Awards
The Premier’s Awards for College Graduates recognizes college graduates across six categories who have made significant social and economic contributions to society. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted by Ontario’s 24 public colleges. The recipients must demonstrate outstanding achievement related to their college experience and have made a significant contribution to their communities. On the 25th anniversary of these awards, it is more important than ever to recognize the talented and innovative leaders who are graduating from Ontario’s colleges, and whose outstanding contributions are supporting the economy and improving lives.

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 80,000 alumni.

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth

Communications Officer

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca

705-749-5530 ext. 1161

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680

Web: flemingcollege.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege

Instagram: @flemingcollege

Fleming College Looking for Local Landlords

Peterborough, ON – (Nov. 29, 2022) – Fleming College and Places4Students are making it a little easier for residents in our campus communities to become first-time landlords.  

In an effort to encourage more people to rent rooms to Fleming students, Fleming College’s Off-Campus Housing office and Places4Students are hosting a virtual seminar to highlight some of the positive aspects of becoming a landlord. 

Renting a room to a student is a great way to generate extra income and can be a source for companionship. Places4Students will also be offering free general listings to local landlords during the month of December.  

During the seminar representatives from both Fleming and Places4Students will also answer any questions participants may have, including how to screen prospective student tenants, how to create a rental agreement and how to list a room on Places4Students.  

The seminar takes place Thursday, Dec. 1 from 1 – 2 p.m. It is free to attend and is open to everyone.  

You can join the seminar here.  

Anyone wishing to attend and who would like further information is welcome to contact our Off-Campus Housing office at och@flemingcollege.ca or by calling 705-749-5530 ext. 1125.   

For media inquiries please contact Communications Officer Sarah Deeth at sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca.  

Fleming College Offers Heights Training to Skilled Workers

Peterborough, ON – (Nov. 18, 2022) – Fleming College is offering two courses for workers looking to upskill or refresh their knowledge and training around working at heights.

The Working at Heights certification course takes place Nov. 26, 2022 and runs from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The cost to attend is $200.

The Working at Heights Refresher course runs Nov. 30, 2022, from 6 – 9 p.m. The cost to attend is $112.60.

Both courses take place inside the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus.

Fleming College is a Chief Prevention Officer-approved training provider for Working at Heights training. These courses focus on safe work practices to eliminate injuries and accidents while working at heights. Participants will gain hazard awareness and fall protection training both in classroom theory and practical experience in a simulation lab.

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 80,000 alumni.

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth

Communications Officer

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca

705-749-5530 ext. 1161

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680

Web: flemingcollege.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege

Instagram: @flemingcollege

Fleming College Announces Cash for College Winner

A Fleming College student received a big surprise during one of her classes earlier this week.

Fleming President Maureen Adamson surprised Practical Nursing student Kelly Cairns mid-class to tell her she was the winner of Fleming’s Cash for College contest, presenting Kelly with a cheque for $5,000.

“This was such a great surprise,” Kelly said. “I am grateful to have won.”

Cash for College was open to any full-time domestic student who enrolled at Fleming for the Fall 2022 semester.

Cash for College is open to students who have already confirmed their attendance at Fleming for the Fall 2023 semester.

The contest is one of many ways Fleming College helps financially support students. Students in financial need can access up to $2 million in bursaries and scholarships each year.

The Fleming Knights Celebrate a Successful Fall Season


Peterborough, ON – (November 14, 2022)
– Several athletes from Fleming’s multiple varsity teams have experienced tremendous success on the field and on the course.  

The Fleming Knights Women’s Rugby Sevens team capped off an impressive 2022 season with a silver medal at the OCAA Championship. Having received an automatic bye to the semis for finishing 2nd overall during the regular season, the Knights attended the championship hosted by Loyalist College on Oct. 29. The team handily won their match against Algonquin College 15-7, losing to Durham in the championship game.  

Several team members were recognized for their efforts on a provincial level.  

Rachael King and Montana Rank were named OCAA Championship All-Stars and King, Madison Falls and Abby Todd were named OCAA League All-Stars. 

Fleming Coach Donnie Maillet, who helped lead the Knights to their second-place finish, was named OCAA Coach of the year.  

The Knights now have their sights set on New York City. The team is travelling to the Big Apple for the largest single-day rugby sevens tournament in the United States. That tournament takes place November 25 – 27.

Competing at the OCAA Championship Oct. 29 and 30 against runners from 14 Ontario post-secondary campuses, the Fleming Knights Cross Country team saw two of its runners qualify to the OCAA All-Ontario Second Team. Frances Emery and Ainsley Taggett competed at the Cross Country National Championship in Medicine Hat, Alberta on Nov. 12. 

Sports are a vital component of life outside the classroom at Fleming College. The Fleming Knights represent nine varsity and four extramural teams at the Frost and Sutherland campuses, covering cross country, basketball, volleyball, soccer, rugby, curling and loggersports. Fleming also hosts intramural sports and drop-in activities throughout the fall and winter semesters. 

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 80,000 alumni. 

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth 

Communications Officer 

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca 

705-749-5530 ext. 1161 

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530 
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144 
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680 

Web: flemingcollege.ca 

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege 

Instagram: @flemingcollege 

Fleming College Hosts Two-Day Multicultural Showcase to Celebrate International Education Week

Fleming College is celebrating International Education Week with a two-day Multicultural Showcase on Nov. 17 and Nov. 18.

Hosted by Fleming’s International Student Services, students, staff, and community members have put together a series of activities and demonstrations to highlight some of the diverse and unique talents within our community. The Multicultural Showcase includes martial arts, dance performances, singing, a culinary show and Zumba. The event is free to attend, suitable for all ages and is accessible.

Activities run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on both days and take place in the main foyer of Fleming’s Sutherland Campus. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Free parking is available in the Ash, Aspen, Birch, and Oak parking lots.

International Education Week runs from Nov. 14 to Nov. 18. It celebrates and highlights the importance and impact International Education has had on students around the world.

Thursday, Nov. 17

  • 10:00 AM – Official Opening and Acknowledgement of the Land
  • 10:05 AM – Bluewave Taekwondo martial arts demo and interactive workshop with Master Touzin and Instructor Prodonick (Korea)
  • 11:30 AM – Magnificent Egypt – Follow Maha Elnaggar’s steps to language and culture (Egypt)
  • 12:00 PM – Indigenous dance and history with Kelli Marshall (Canada)
  • 12:45 PM – Dance performances: Bharatnatyam and Punjabi with Nabanita Mondal and Gurleen Kaur Bajwa (India)
  • 01:10 PM – Singer and guitar player Lorinda Seward (Canada)
  • 01:35 PM – Latin acoustic guitar player Giovanni Matamoros (Latin America)
  • 02:00 PM – Singer Jaspreet Kaur – Punjab folk songs (India)
  • 02:30 PM – Bhangra dancers Komalpreet Kaur and Gurkirat Singh followed by Twincy (India)
  • 03:00 PM – Singer Sophia Gill (India)
  • 03:15 PM – Punjab dancer Parul Singh, Gurkirat Kaur and Navjot Kaur (India)

Friday, Nov. 18

  • 10:00 AM – Singer Oleyelgun King David (Nigeria)
  • 11:00 AM – International Bites Culinary Show with Chef Steve Benns and Fleming College Culinary Students – How to make vegetarian samosas with mango chutney, and French Canadian poutine (samples will be provided)
  • 12:30 PM – Dance Performances: Sakshi Modi, Syed Tanvir Hasab, Gurleen Kaur Bajwa (India)
  • 01:30 PM – Dance Performance: Anisha Ghale and Sisan Katri (Nepal)
  • 02:00 PM – Singers: Jay Kumar , Anmol Singh Saluja, Namratha Ravfi Shankar, Apurva John Vakharia & Jay Joshi (Beatbox interactive), Namratha Ravfi Shankar, Jay Kumar (India)
  • 02:50 PM – Punjab Dancer Muskan Ansari (India)
  • 03:00 PM – Zumba interactive workshop with instructors Stefania and Cristina (world rhythms) Participants should wear comfortable tennis shoes and workout clothes. A water bottle and towel are recommended. Previous experience is not required. All levels are welcome.

Fleming College Hosts Virtual Remembrance Day Ceremony

Peterborough, ON – (November 8, 2022) – Members of the community are welcome to join Fleming College online for Fleming’s annual Remembrance Day Ceremony this year.  

The ceremony begins Nov. 11, 2022, at 10:50 a.m. outside the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre. 

Fleming is live streaming its ceremony on our Facebook page and YouTube channel for those who cannot attend an in-person event.  

The ceremony features the laying of wreaths and readings from Fleming College President Maureen Adamson and other senior members of the administration. A moment of silence takes place shortly after 11 a.m.  

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 80,000 alumni. 

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth 

Communications Officer 

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca 

705-749-5530 ext. 1161 

Peterborough
Sutherland Campus
599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough ON K9J 7B1
Ph: (705) 749-5530 
Lindsay
Frost Campus
200 Albert St. S., Box 8000 Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Ph: (705) 324-9144 
Haliburton
Haliburton Campus
P.O. Box 839 Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Ph: (705) 457-1680 

Web: flemingcollege.ca 

Facebook: facebook.com/flemingcollege
Twitter: @FlemingCollege 

Instagram: @flemingcollege 

Fleming College Hosts 38th Annual Loggersports Competition

Lindsay, ON – (Nov. 4, 2022) – Fleming College is hosting the annual Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjacking Association (CILA) Loggersports Competition Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Fleming Loggersports site at the Frost Campus in Lindsay, ON.

This year’s competition will pit 135 students from six different schools against each other in a slew of logging-related events, testing each competitor’s strength, determination, and grit.

Challenges include Log Decking, Pulp Throwing, the Chocker Race, and a Pole Climb. Students will face off in the Water Boil, Underhand Chop, Swede Saw and the Crosscut Saw.

Opening Ceremonies take place at 8 a.m., with the competition getting into full swing at 8:30 a.m.

Members of the public and the media are welcome to attend the competition.

Fleming is one of six schools across Canada currently registered as CILA members. The Loggersports competition on Saturday is the second of four competitions CILA members will compete in this year. Teams earn points at each competition. The team with the most points at the end of the season becomes the CILA Champions for the year. 

The day’s schedule is as follows:

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

  • Log Decking
  • Pulp Throwing
  • Chocker Race
  • Quarter Split
  • Single Buck
  • Pole Climb
  • Axe Throw
  • Standing Block Chop
  • Chain Saw
  • Super Swede Saw

Competitors Break for lunch between 12 – 1 p.m.

Afternoon Events from 1 – 3 p.m.:

  • Swede Saw
  • Crosscut Saw
  • Underhand Chop
  • Water Boil

Spare Competition takes place from 3 – 3:30 p.m.

The Awards Ceremony takes place from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.