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St. Lawrence College Professor Wins Exemplary Service Medal

2011-10-04

Dan Shannon, Coordinator/Professor, Primary Care Paramedic program in Cornwall, and an SLC alum, was awarded the Governor General’s Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal in recognition of his 20+ years as a paramedic and educator.
The Medal, created on July 7, 1994, recognizes professionals in the provision of pre-hospital emergency medical services to the public, who have performed their duties in an exemplary manner, characterized by good conduct, industry and efficiency. Dan received his medal at a special ceremony in Collingwood on September 29.
"It's an extraordinary honour, and I am truly humbled," Dan said. "Being part of St. Lawrence College has allowed me to share my paramedic experiences and knowledge with my students over the years, and that has been very rewarding for me personally, and professionally."

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About St. Lawrence College
Located along the shores of the St. Lawrence River, SLC has three campuses in Brockville, Cornwall and Kingston. St. Lawrence College boasts 6,500 full-time students from Canada, and more than 40 countries worldwide. Our college community includes 20,000 part-time students, 1,000 staff, and more than 70,000 alumni. We also serve more than 3,000 Employment Services clients annually. The college has recently invested in the development of Applied Research with many exciting projects in progress. In addition revitalization of our campuses is underway to support new and innovate new programs including; Wind Turbine Technician, Game Development Technician, and Fine Arts, among others.

Laura Tulchinsky
St. Lawrence College, Communications
613-933-6080, ext. 1291