Fleming College Students Gain Global Recognition in International Business Competition

Peterborough, ON – (Dec. 19, 2022) – Three Fleming College student teams were ranked within top global 100 during the Glo-Bus international competition in November.  

Students competed against 2,076 teams from 108 colleges and universities from around the world.  

During the challenge students are tasked with running companies which compete for global market leadership in two product categories- high quality wearable cameras and sophisticated, camera-equipped copter drones.  

The competition ran from Oct. 1 to Nov. 27. Teams had two practice rounds followed by seven weeks of competition over a period of nine weeks. Each round represented one business year.  

Three Fleming teams placed within the global top 100 during the week’s final competition.  

C Company, made up of Fleming College students Benjamin Allan Gomes, Fathimathzuhara Makkara Thazha Kuni, Yasir Mukhtar and Subhasis Samuel Xess were recognized as having the 57th best Return on Average Equity for the week.  

Students Sri Subrahmanyam Ayyagari, Polash Karmokar and Jaya Surya Sangaraju Mohan, who made up Company A, were recognized for having the 75th best Stock Price of the week.  

The co-managers of Company B-The Road Runners, made up of Fleming students Rohan Ashutosh Jokhakar, Priya Prem Kumar, Gagandeep Singh Tiwana and Navroz Vyas- were recognized for their overall Game-To-Date score, tying them for the 97th spot.   

Fleming College wishes to congratulate all our students who competed. 

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 FireFit Team Heads to the World Championships

Peterborough, ON – (October 4, 2022) – Members of the Fleming College FireFit team are heading to the World Championships in Utah following the team’s tremendous success at the National Championships earlier this month.  

Fleming FireFit took home National Bronze medals in the Mixed Relay Team and in the Hybrid Men’s Division. Each medal was won while Fleming students competed against full-time firefighters and experienced FireFit teams.  

The FireFit Championships are described as the ultimate test of firefighting skills and endurance. Students and experienced firefighters are pitted against each other and against the clock on a course comprised of six grueling physical challenges based on common firefighting tasks. Pushed to their physical and mental limits, competitors must complete each task wearing 50 lbs. of firefighting gear.  

Pre-service Firefighter students Cameron Leonard and Greg Sheedy both qualified for the World Championships. Cameron will be joined by FireFit head coach Shawna Coulter representing the team in Sandy, Utah during the World FireFit Championships taking place October 10 – 15.  

During the national competition Coach Coulter also led the Whitby Professional Firefighters Association L 2036 to success, securing the Gold medal for the top female team in Canada and a Gold for the Women’s Relay Team. Coulter also took home a Bronze in the Individual Race Division.  

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 

Winners awarded in 2022 Innovation and Technology Showcase in Partnership with Bell

Peterborough ON – (May 9, 2022) – After months of hard work, research, presentations and evaluations, seven student teams were announced as this year’s winners of the Innovation and Technology Showcase in partnership with Bell.  

Out of a total of 44 business and technology applied research projects, the competition was narrowed down to 12 finalists. On April 14, 2022, the top teams made their final pitches to the judges. Teams were evaluated on the ability to articulate project objectives, problems and opportunities, innovative thinking, project results and outcomes, and lessons learned throughout the process. 

The first place teams in each category received an award of $2,000, second place finishers received $1,500 and third place $1,000; the amount is divided equally amongst all team members. 

Business winners  

First place (co-winner):  Identifying Opportunities for Graduates
Presented to: Gibson Ashokan, Avanthika Nakkeeran, Satnam Singh and Supriya Sorout  

First place (co-winner): Café Serenity 
Presented to: Vaishnavi Bharat Ahluwalia, Kaynath Affan Shaikh and Pratik Ullal Vivek 

Second place: Social Media Strategy
Presented to: Nidhi Parmar, Anjali Patel, Harshal Nandrajog and Sri Sharan 

Third place: Precision AgTech for Insect Farms
Presented to: Andrew Bernard, Shivam Bhimra and Jeet Sutariya 

Technology winners  

First place: Omemee Medical Centre
Presented to: Ajay Bhardwaj, Ayana Davis, Haninder Singh and Akhila Yalla  

Second place: Fleming College SENRS Hatchery Monitoring
Presented to: Gautam Mattu, Damodhar Palreddy, Harshil Patel and Nishant Reahal 

Third place:  ITS Showcase Judging Platform
Presented to: Ayush Gupta, Adarsh Paidi, Rahul Aggarwal and SaiKrishna Gattu  

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 ITS Showcase and to all students who participated. A special thanks to Bell and all our sponsors and judges for their ongoing support of this annual event which highlights the talents and entrepreneurial spirit of innovation at Fleming College.  

Learn more about Innovation and Technology Showcase here.

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 & Instagram: @FlemingCollege