Final Group of Indigenous Learners Graduate from Northern College Mining Program

Friday, February 24, 2017 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College held a graduation ceremony for the final of four groups of Indigenous learners who graduated from the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program this morning at the Timmins Campus. Five students completed the latest intake of the 14-week training program, offered in partnership with Wahgoshig First Nation and Primero Mining Corp. …

Northern College receives funding for collaborative online bridging program

Thursday, February 9, 2017 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College has joined forces with Algoma University and Durham College to build a new online Bachelor of Computer Science bridging program. Funding totalling $307,735 for this project has been provided by eCampusOntario. This program development is the first of its kind in Ontario. The program will create an online bridging program for students …

Northern College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College has reached a milestone achievement in its history. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the college and of the Ontario college system. Northern kicked off the celebration in January with faculty and staff and now welcomes everyone to be a part of the excitement in 2017. Special events …

Colleges seek urgent meeting with Premier Wynne on $1.9-billion funding shortfall

Monday, January 30, 2017 TIMMINS, ON – Northern College is among the 24 colleges across the province of Ontario seeking an urgent meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne to address the funding crisis that has colleges facing what could be a cumulative $1.9-billion shortfall by 2024-25. “We’re doing everything we can to cope with the funding shortfall but it can’t continue like …

Northern Hosts U of T Research Team Working With Billion-Year-Old Water

Thursday, January 26, 2017 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College hosted a team of University of Toronto researchers who arrived at the Timmins Campus Monday. Their three-day visit was a continuation of the research on the 1.5 billion-year-old water, believed to be the world’s oldest water ever found, discovered at Glencore’s Kidd Operations. The team presented an overview of the research to …