International Partnerships and Projects
On June 4th, Northern College celebrated its first graduating class from its Early Childhood Education Joint Program at Taizhou University, Taizhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. A total of 22 students graduated from this our first ECE student cohort who commenced their studies in 2011. Members of the graduating class appear in photo below.
In September 2010 we commenced our first joint venture with Yangzhou College of Environment and Resources, located in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. The first program offered was Environmental Technician Water and Wastewater Systems Operations; and then in September 2011 we added a second program, Construction Engineering Technician - Building Management. Also in September 2011, our second joint venture program commenced at Taizhou Teachers College, located in Taizhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. Our first program with Taizhou was Early Childhood Education. Commencing in September 2012, our third joint venture program will commence at Zhongshan Torch Polytechnic, located in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China. This will see our Electrical Engineering Technician program offered, to be followed by our Mechanical Engineering Technician program in 2013.
Photo (left to right): Ms. Zhang Heng, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Mr. Song Wanzhao,Director of Teachers’ Office of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences
and Engineering/Assistant Professor; Fred Gibbons, President Northern College; Mr. Shi Guanghui, Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Engineering/Associate Professor; Bill Enouy, Mayor Town of Kirkland Lake; Mr. Wenliang Wang, Translator and Northern College Library Technician; Richard Kallio, Professor, Environmental Technician Water and Wastewater Systems Operations.
Photo (left to right): Ms. Liu Liu and Mr Yuan Gang of the Office of International Cooperation Exchange; Mr Xu Xiaoning, Professor; Mr. Zhu Kang; Fred Gibbons, President of Northern College; Mr. Wu Chundu, President of Yangzhou College of Environment and Resources; Mr. David Zhang, President of Can-Link International Education Management; Mr. Ru-Jun Shao, Professor.
The Northern College and Taizhou Teachers College Delegations.