Fleming College Celebrates Fall Open House

Peterborough, ON – (October 24, 2022) – Fleming College is welcoming prospective students from across Ontario at its annual fall Open House on Oct. 29.

The Fall Open House runs from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., with events taking place at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus in Peterborough, Frost Campus in Lindsay and at the Haliburton School of Art + Design.

The Sutherland Campus will commence with a land acknowledgment at the front entrance of the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre (KTTC), led by Liz Stone, Fleming College Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, followed by Indigenous dancer, Kelli Marshall. Please note that this is not the main entrance to the college. There will also be fitness demonstrations put on by law and justice students and instructors. In addition, the Child and Youth Care program will be running a sensory simulation lab for visitors. There will be many other displays and demonstrations throughout campus labs and at the KTTC throughout the day.

At the Frost Campus visitors can catch some live tree climbing and blasting technique demonstrations along with interactive demonstrations on the heavy equipment simulators. Displays of rocks, minerals, geophysical equipment and specimens from Frost’s Fish and Wildlife labs will be on display.  

Visitors to Fleming’s Haliburton Campus have a chance to let their inner artist shine. In addition to touring the Haliburton School of Art + Design guests can try their hand at felting in the Fibre Arts Studio, or hand building with clay in the Ceramics Studio.

Fleming’s Pre Service Firefighter program will be hosting its open house at the Eastern Ontario Emergency Training Academy located at 36 Industrial Road in Norwood, ON.

At each campus Fleming’s instructors and professors from its wide array of programs will be on hand to answer questions and meet prospective students. Guests can tour our campuses, learn more about the services that are available to students and get the latest information on financial aid options, the application process, residence life and making the transition from secondary school to Fleming College.

Media is welcome and encouraged to visit any of our campuses during Open House. If you are planning on attending, please contact Communications Officer Sarah Deeth at sarah.deeth@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 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 Celebrates Indigenous History Month

Peterborough ON – (June 17, 2022) – Fleming College is celebrating the rich culture, contributions, and diversity of Indigenous People across the northern part of Turtle Island as Indigenous History Month continues.  

Fleming’s Indigenous Perspectives Team members have planned events across all College campuses next week, June 20-24.  

Monday, June 20: Students and staff will build a Teaching Lodge at the Sutherland Campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Teaching Lodges offer a place for students and staff to gather in a traditional Indigenous setting, where we can learn, teach, utilize Indigenous Pedagogy and hold meetings and ceremony.

A Teaching Lodge was built at the Frost Campus June 6. The last Teaching Lodge installment will take place at the Haliburton Campus on June 27.  

Fleming Staff and students build a Teaching Lodge at the Frost Campus

A guided exhibit explaining some of the treaties between Indigenous communities and Canadians will run throughout the week at the Sutherland Campus. Tours will run from 1 – 3 p.m.  

You can take the tour virtually by visiting Whose.Land or Native-Land. 

Tuesday, June 21: Day of solidarity at all three campuses for National Indigenous Peoples Day.  

Wednesday, June 22: Frost Campus will host a guided exhibit explaining some of the treaties between Indigenous communities and Canadians from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  

Sutherland Campus will host a drum making/repair workshop with Knowledge Holder Anne Taylor at 10 a.m. in the Indigenous Student Services Lounge (limited spaces available).   

Thursday, June 23: Strawberry Picking from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at The Berry Patch. Strawberry pickers can drop by the Sutherland Campus’s Indigenous Student Services Lounge from 12 – 4:30 p.m. to make scone, strawberry compote and enjoy a strawberry feast. 

Friday, June 24: Three Sisters planting at the new Indigenous Perspectives garden at the Sutherland Campus from 9 – 11 a.m. 

There will be a Sacred Fire at the outdoor Cultural Space (Sutherland Campus) from 2 – 4 p.m.  

Fleming Staff are encouraged to participate in “In Their Moccasins,” a game with quizzes and narrative branching (choose your own adventure style) elements. It is designed to build capacity for empathy for Indigenous students’ lived realities. Contributions to the game were made by Fleming Indigenous students. 

This year marks an important milestone for Fleming College’s Indigenous Perspectives Designation (IPD). More than 2,000 students have now graduated with their IPD. IPD students have chosen to incorporate more in-depth knowledge of First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples, cultures, histories, traditions, and contributions through the course of their Fleming College studies. 

Fleming has also created a new logo to be used by the Indigenous Perspectives team and initiatives.   

The new logo for Indigenous Perspectives and initiatives.

We’re looking forward to seeing you! 

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’s Sutherland Campus Celebrates Convocation

Peterborough, ON – (June 8 2022) – After a two-year hiatus from in-person celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fleming College is hosting six in-person Convocation ceremonies at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre June 14 – 17, 2022.  

Convocation is one of the most important events at the College, and a pivotal moment in a student’s academic career.

This year, students in multiple programs will be graduating with their Indigenous Perspectives Designation (IPD). Those students will receive a letter acknowledging this accomplishment in their graduation package. IPD students have chosen to incorporate more in-depth knowledge of First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples, cultures, histories, traditions, and contributions through the course of their Fleming College studies.

Fleming College Congratulates the Class of 2022!

The Convocation schedule for Sutherland campus is as follows:

June 14 at 10 a.m.:

June 14 at 2 p.m.:

June 15 at 10 a.m.:

June 15 at 2 p.m.: This ceremony also features the first time a remote, Indigenous cohort of students from the Wiikwemkoong First Nation will graduate as part of the Educational Support program.

June 16 at 10 a.m.:

June 17 at 10 a.m.:

Fleming College congratulates this year’s #Classof2022!

Members of the media are welcome and encouraged to attend any the Convocation ceremonies. If you plan to attend, please contact Communications Officer Sarah Deeth at 705-749-5530 ext. 1161 or email sarah.deeth@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 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