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Lakehead-Georgian celebrates first graduates
Lakehead-Georgian celebrated a significant milestone in June, as the first graduates of the partnership's electrical engineering and environmental sustainability programs received their degree-diplomas during Lakehead University’s virtual convocation ceremonies.
Partnering for a stronger community
Partner with us to invest in Lakehead-Georgian students as well as the economic vitality, development, and growth of Barrie and Simcoe County. Awards and scholarships are vital to student success and help keep education accessible and affordable. A scholarship program will help support Lakehead-Georgian students’ successful futures and the prosperity of our entire region — because graduates who study here are more likely to get jobs in our community.
Prestigious Business School Accreditation
Lakehead University's Faculty of Business Administration receives five-year accreditation extension from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
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Province pumps millions into auto manufacturing sector for training, job placements-
Individuals who wish to apply may do so through APMA’s website https://apma.ca/edi-fund/
. This new program is part of Ontario’s $115 million Skills Development Fund, designed to support fresh ideas for training and skills development that will help our economy recover and prosper.
- Edited by Susan Rockey & Nora Gavarre