Staff News & Events - Communique

(Jun 10, 2012, Thunder Bay) -

On behalf of the School of Aviation and the School of Technology and Trades, please join us on June 13, 2012 in a retirement celebration for the following people, Joe Vieira, Bob Marsonet, Saverio Miele, Bob Vogt and Jim Zeleny. We will be gathering in the Students Common area in the McIntyre Building for coffee and cake beginning at 2:00 p.m.

(Jun 8, 2012, Fort Frances) -

On June 7, 2012, the Staff of the Rainy River District Campus participated in a Community Blcok Party hosted by the Best Start Network in collaboration with the Rainy River District School Board.  Over 400 parents and children attended the event.

Children from pre-school to early elementary participated in an evening of fun play-based activities.

Confederation College had a 'Bubble Land' booth which included activities such as bubble painting, bubble blowing, bubble books and bubble wands...

(Jun 4, 2012, Thunder Bay) -

Confederation College is one of three Colleges recognized with a 2012 OCCCIO Innovation in Technology Award.  The Confederation College Helpdesk won the Customer Care award for the outstanding client service experienced at our College. 

(Jun 1, 2012, Thunder Bay) -

Please join us in honouring the retirees from the School of Business, Hospitality and Media Arts on Tuesday, June 5th at 2 pm in Ryan Hall. 

After many great years of service, the following people will be retiring from Confederation College:

  • Gail Bailey
  • Kaia Beaudry
  • Jacqueline Cottingham
  • Bill Duthie
  • Sam Garofalo
  • Rick Jason
  • Bryan Mackay
  • Colleen Marshall

Refreshments will be served.

(May 28, 2012, Thunder Bay) -

This year’s May/June faculty professional development (PD) series moves into week five with exceptional facilitators delivering sessions on a diverse array of topics, including 

  • safeTalk:  Jim Lees
  • Collaborative Writing (Discussion Boards, Blogs, and Wikis):  Ruth Skillen 
  • Behaviour Management 303 – Dealing with High Rollers:  Jim Lees 
  • Program Review Processes: Paul Johnson 
  • Faculty Focus @ the Library:  Lisa Jack 
  • The Conversation Dilemma:  Kim Morgan 
  • Copyright:  Lisa Jack

For a current listing of PD opportunities, or to register ...

(May 28, 2012, Thunder Bay) -

College flags are at half mast in honour of Paulina Nguyen, a graduate of our Police Foundations program who passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2012.

(May 25, 2012, Geraldton) -

We are excited to announce that Laura Betts will be transferring to the Thunder Bay Campus Academic Upgrading Program on August 7, 2012 .  Laura is currently a full time professor for the Academic Upgrading program at the Greenstone Campus.

As well as being a faculty member for the upgrading program, Laura has previously been a dedicated part time/sessional faculty member for the School of Health and Community Services and Negahneewin College.  She holds a Master of Science Degree and Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University.