Northern College Hosts Research Team Working With Billion-Year-Old Water

TIMMINS, ON (Wednesday, June 13, 2018): Northern College hosted a team of researchers from the University of Toronto and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) who arrived in Timmins today for a four-day visit to continue their research on the billion-year-old water discovered over two kilometers below the surface of the earth, believed to be the world’s …

CANCELLED: Northern College Hosts Girls in Gear on May 31–June 1

Wednesday, May 31, 2018 Due to unforeseen circumstances, Girls in Gear 2018 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to hosting the event again next year at the Timmins Campus in the new Integrated Emergency Services Complex. If you are interested in participating in the upcoming event, please send an email to gervaism@northern.on.ca. You can start …

Ontario’s next government needs to address colleges’ $100-million shortfall

(Timmins, May 30, 2018) – Ontario’s colleges face a province wide funding shortfall of more than $100 million a year that the province’s next government needs to address. “College education gives students a real edge in this competitive economy,” said Northern College President and CEO, Dr. Fred Gibbons. “It’s essential that we continue to deliver high-quality programs that open up …

Enactus Northern College Team Compete at National Competition

(Timmins, May 29, 2018) – Three Northern College students travelled to Toronto to compete in the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition on May 14-16. The three-day event featured teams from 67 Enactus groups representing colleges and universities across the nation. The team participated in the opening round of competition in a league with five other institutions. As part of the …

Candidates Urged to Endorse Proposal to Produce More Apprentices

(Timmins, May 16, 2018) – Candidates in the 2018 election are urged to support measures to produce more apprentices by expanding the Ontario colleges’ province-wide application service to include apprenticeship applications. “One of the biggest roadblocks for many students is there is no easy way to enrol in apprenticeship training,” said Dr. Fred Gibbons, President and CEO of Northern College. …