Need-To-Know News

election debate

Windsor West Candidates Make Their Pitches

It wasn’t a spectacular example of civic involvement or political interest, but a small audience of students was quite attentive when an all-candidates debate was staged at the college on the afternoon of October 8, as a precursor to the federal…
accident

Three Students Killed In Car Accident

Three of St. Clair’s international students were killed in a single-vehicle accident near Petrolia in Lambton County early in the morning of October 4 (last Friday). Tanveer Singh, Gurvinder Singh and Harpeet Kour, all 19 years old and all Computer…
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College Seeks Football Franchise – Or "Frat-chise"

The “Fraints”? The “Saintmen?” Hmmm. There may not be a confusing name change along those lines, but the Windsor AKO Fratmen football franchise could soon belong to St. Clair College’s Student Athletic Association (SAA). A news release issued by…
sportspark

BofG Briefs: Softball – And Maybe Football – For New Sports Park

Among the topics of discussion and administration-authored reports during the September 24th meeting of the college’s Board of Governors (BofG) were these: • The college’s new Sports Park will add its softball diamond much sooner than expected. It…
kpis

KPIs Rebound, St. Clair In Top-Eight Provincially In Most Categories

Whatever irritation may have existed in the student mindset as a result of the province-wide college faculty strike in the fall of 2017 has apparently disappeared now. St. Clair’s assorted Key Performance Indicator (KPI) “Student Satisfaction”…
statscan report

The International Student Experience: A StatsCan Snapshot

Editor’s Note: Statistics Canada recently released an interesting report, detailing the experience of international students – and graduates – in Canada between 2009 and 2015. For colleges, especially, this period represented the beginning of a…
optouts

Low Opt-outs Recognize High Value In Campus Services

St. Clair students, apparently, beg to differ with the Conservative provincial government’s suggestion that many of the services and programs provided by campus governments were “non-essential”. Early this year, the government introduced the…
federal election

The Federal Election: What It Means For Students

In a post on its Facebook page on September 16, the Student Representative Council (SRC) noted that the federal election campaign was getting underway in a high-profile manner with a visit to Windsor by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He was slated…
cican budget

Colleges Make Fed Budget Recommendations

Contributed by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) With federal Budget consultations underway, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has issued seven recommendations aimed at supporting economic growth, competitiveness and the fight against…
fed funding

Money For International Education – From Here To There

International education has been a big – and financially beneficial – topic at St. Clair for the last half-decade, as the school’s enrolment has skyrocketed as thousands of global scholars have found their way to the college during that period. On…