Fleming College Lights It Up! For Disability Awareness

Peterborough, ON – (October 19, 2022) –Fleming College is lighting it up for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).  

On Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. buildings at all three of Fleming’s campuses along with 17 employment services providers managed by Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services (MKES) will be lit in bright-purple and blue lighting during Light It Up! For NDEAM®, an annual event with the Ontario Disability Employment Network. The night celebrates the many contributions those with disabilities make in their workplaces and ignites conversations about disability inclusion in employment. 

“Light It Up! For NDEAM® reminds us that we must constantly work toward removing barriers to employment and education for those living with disabilities and demonstrates a commitment to creating a welcoming place for everyone,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “We encourage businesses and organizations in our campus communities to join us and light it up on October 20.” 

Throughout October MKES has planned several employer workshops focused on supporting accessible workplaces. The final workshop on Oct. 20 runs from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., is free to attend and open to everyone. Visit here for more information about the event along with other services from MKES.  

Light it Up! For NDEAM® takes place in big cities, small towns, and rural communities across Canada. In addition to lighting buildings in hues of purple and blue in the evening, employees are encouraged to wear those colours to work during the day.  

For more information about Light It Up! For NDEAM®, please email mkes@flemingcollege.ca

About Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services
Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services at Fleming College is the Service System Manager (SSM) for all employment service providers in City of Kawartha Lakes, District of Muskoka, Haliburton County, Northumberland County, and in the City and County of Peterborough. Serving both job seekers and employers, Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services assists our communities with locally responsive employment programs and services, with a goal to remove systemic barriers for clients and improve overall job retention. By creating more opportunities for sustainable employment, Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services aims to build prosperity within our communities and contribute to a strong regional economy that benefits everyone. Muskoka-Kawarthas Employment Services is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. 

Web: flemingemploymenthub.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/MKEmploymentHub
Twitter & Instagram: @MKEmploymentHub 

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 Marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Fleming College is marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a day of education and listening, while finalizing plans to roll out Indigenous Awareness training relevant to the college experience for all staff in early 2023.

Events are planned for all three of Fleming’s campuses. These events are opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to learn about the lasting impact of the residential school system, while exploring the barriers Indigenous people have overcome and the successes Indigenous communities have achieved.

The Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be marked on Sept. 29 at the Frost Campus and Sept. 30 at the Sutherland and Haliburton Campuses.

Schedule of Events for Sept. 29 at the Frost Campus:

  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Orange Shirt sales and orange rock painting.
  • 10 a.m. A talk with Indigenous artist and Alderville First Nation resident Rick Beaver, Glenn Combie Theatre.
  • 11 a.m. A reading of “Phyllis’s Orange Shirt,” Glenn Combie Theatre
  • 1 p.m. A reading and talk with Indigenous poet and City of Peterborough Poet Laureate Sarah Lewis, Glenn Combie Theatre.
  • 2 p.m. Orange Shirt Walk and rock placing.

Schedule of Events for Sept. 30 at the Sutherland Campus:

  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Orange shirt sales from Nish Tees and orange rock painting.
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A “Living Library” featuring Indigenous Fleming alumni and members of the local Indigenous community. Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to listen to their experiences and ask questions, Main Foyer.
  • 10:30 a.m. A reading of “Phyllis’s Orange Shirt,” Whetung Theatre.
  • 11 a.m. A reading and talk with Indigenous poet and City of Peterborough Poet Laureate Sarah Lewis, Whetung Theatre.
  • 1:30 p.m. Orange Shirt Walk and rock placing.
  • 2 p.m. A screening of “The Secret Path: The Chanie Wenjack Story,”
    Whetung Theatre.

Schedule of events for Sept. 30 at the Haliburton Campus (All activities taking place in the Great Hall):

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Orange Shirt sales and rock painting
  • 11:30 a.m. Official Welcome and a screening of “The Secret Path: The Chanie Wenjack Story.”
  • 12:30 p.m. A reading of “Phyllis’s Orange Shirt.”
  • 1 p.m. Orange Shirt Walk and rock placement.

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

New Recognition For Fleming College Program

Peterborough ON – (May 27, 2022) – Graduates of Fleming College’s Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance postgraduate program can now further their careers by becoming Canadian Registered Safety Technicians (CRST).

The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals officially recognized Fleming’s program as a pathway to CRST certification in late April.

“This announcement brings national and international recognition to the high-quality programing we provide at Fleming,” said Maureen Adamson, Fleming College President. “The certification will enhance our graduates’ experience, and ensure they are ready for the workplace with safety as their top priority.”

Students in the Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance program train in all aspects of workplace health and safety, and environmental compliance. As a recognized pathway to CRST certification, graduating students will be able to write the exam to become an accredited CRST.

A CRST supports a safe working environment by maintaining Occupational Health and Safety administrative processes, conducts training and uses a wide range of state-of-the-art tools and practices to management workplace health and safety risks.

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

705-749-5530 ext. 1161

sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca

Discover Something New With Fleming’s Haliburton School Of Art + Design

Haliburton, ON – (May 20, 2022) – Embrace the joy of learning and creating this summer with Fleming’s Haliburton School of Art + Design (HSAD).  

HSAD is a world-renowned arts institution located in the heart of one of Ontario’s most vibrant arts communities, the Haliburton Highlands. With its rolling hills and hundreds of sparkling lakes, it is not hard to find inspiration while visiting the campus. 

Haliburton School of Art + Design students take a break at one of Haliburton’s many lakes.

HSAD offers more than 230 summer programs in fibre arts, ceramics, paint, metal working, photography, music, and theatre, to name a few. Unleash your inner artist by mastering a musical instrument, try your hand at an ancient glass blowing technique or enroll in one the school’s ever popular painting classes.  

“Fleming’s Haliburton School of Art + Design is a true gem in our portfolio, and is the destination of choice for the musicians, designers, creators, and dreamers amoung us,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “We are proud to offer a vast array of programming aimed at unlocking your creative potential.”  

Whether you are looking to continue your artistic education, start an exciting new career, learn a new skill or are searching for something for children and teens to enjoy this summer, the HSAD has something for everyone.  

Summer courses range from Saturday workshops to week-long events.  

Visit here for more information on the summer programs available at HSAD.  

About Fleming CollegeFleming 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

Fleming College Opens Doors To The New Cobourg Learning Centre

Fleming College has officially opened the doors of a new educational facility that will attract more students and train more workers in the heart of Northumberland County.

Positioned just outside Cobourg’s downtown core, the Cobourg Learning Centre is a 3,325 square-foot facility located at 609 William St.

The Learning Centre will host Fleming’s established programs like Academic Upgrading, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, Corporate Training and continuing education classes. 

“Programs like these are the bedrock for developing and maintaining a viable, skilled workforce in the Northumberland community,” said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. “Fleming has had a presence in Cobourg for many years, and we are delighted to maintain that presence and be an important part of the catchment area for Cobourg and Northumberland for years to come.”

From left, Fleming College Chair Fred Clifford, Cobourg Mayor John Henderson, Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini and Fleming College President Maureen Adamson officially open the doors at the Cobourg Learning Centre.

“This is a fantastic step forward for Fleming College,” said Board Chair Fred Clifford. “This new facility has a tremendous impact on our ability to offer Fleming’s outstanding programs to more people in the Northumberland region.”

President Adamson and Chair Clifford were joined at a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, April 27, 2022, by Cobourg Mayor John Henderson and Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini.