SLC to receive portion of funding for institutions most affected by pandemic related costs
SLC will receive $6.4 million as part of the Ontario government’s $106.4 million to help publicly assisted colleges and universities address the financial impacts of COVID-19. This investment will support the sustainability of the post-secondary sector and ensure students continue to get the skills and education they need for the in-demand jobs of today and tomorrow.
New Training Program Will Meet Employment Need in Cornwall Region
St. Lawrence College in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Training Board is offering a four-week, online training program in Environmental Service Aide. The course will run from March 15 to April 12, 2021.
SLC Culinary Students Sending Meals to Martha’s Table
SLC’s first-year Culinary Skills and Culinary Management students have been preparing gourmet meals for Martha’s Table, a community center within the social welfare network of the City of Kingston which provides nutritious meals and snacks for over 275 vulnerable persons daily.
Ford F-150 Truck Donated to Automotive Service Technician Program
Miller Hughes Ford Sales and Ford of Canada have donated a 2020 Ford F-150 truck to SLC for students in the Automotive Service Technician program (Cornwall campus) to use in their training. The truck will provide students with critical learning opportunities in maintenance and diagnostic skills for the automotive industry.
New program to create huge increase in PSW training at Ontario’s colleges
The new accelerated training program for personal support workers (PSWs) announced on February 25 by the provincial government will produce a huge increase in the PSW training at Ontario’s colleges.