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St. Clair And The Coronavirus

The March 12-issued announcement by St. Clair President Patti France: At this time, the Windsor-Essex County/Chatham-Kent Health Units continue to report that there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our local area, and that the overall risk…
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Chatham Students Lend A Hand With A Taxing Process

Contributed by Mark Benoit, Chair, School of Academic Studies, Chatham Campus Chatham campus’ second-year Business–Accounting students gained hands-on skills through their recent work on behalf of seniors. The students completed the seniors’…
second career

Second Career Program Rejuvenated By Province

Editor’s Note: At the turn of the last decade (2008-2012-ish, give or take a year), St. Clair featured one of the largest enrolments of “Second Career” program students in Ontario. These were “mature students” – individuals who had lost their…
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R&D Dominates Recent College News

Pictured above, signing the Memorandum of Understanding to form the four-institution WE-SPARK Health Institute: Windsor Regional Hospital CEO David Musyj, St. Clair President Patti France, Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare CEO Janice Kaffer, and…
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Local Company Puts Students In A Better (Global) Position To Succeed

St. Clair College: The most frequently and most accurately measured place in all of Windsor-Essex. That would seem to be the case, anyway. Almost daily – sometimes several times a day – throughout the year, you can see huge crews of students…
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$23 Million Worth Of Life-sized Lego

Think of it as one of the largest Lego projects you’ve ever seen in your life. That, in a way, will be the construction method – really, the assembly method – of St. Clair’s new, 512-bed residence, unveiled during a press conference held in the…
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"BA-ICT" Financial Forecast Altered By Provincial Policies

The college is proceeding, “full-speed-ahead”, with its offering of an innovative new Bachelor’s degree program – although a number of provincial policy changes since its initial conception have somewhat altered its “profitability projection”.…
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We Put The COMMUNITY In "Community College"

Among the Strategic Directions that have been part of the comprehensive Annual Plans set by the college’s Board of Governors (BofG) for the past several years is “increasing community engagement”. The associated objective is to “strengthen the…
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International Enrolment And STEM Influx Highlight StatsCan Report

Editor’s Note: The huge enrolment increase at St. Clair during the past half-decade – largely in the form of international students – is not a unique phenomenon. A recently released report by Statistics Canada shows that this is a significant…
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Provincial Decision: Colleges Can Deliver Nursing Programs On Their Own

The Ontario government’s decision – announced on February 11 – to give colleges the option to deliver stand-alone nursing degree programs will produce more qualified nurses to fill key shortages in many communities. Since 2000, the province has…