Staff News - Communique

(Nov 28, 2014) -

November 28, 2014, THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College addressed today, its response to the critical accommodation shortage in Thunder Bay.  The Student Village/Accommodation project will, upon completion, provide 256 beds for students to support the College’s continued growth in international students, and to help attract students from other parts of Ontario and Canada.

(Nov 28, 2014) -

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of Academic Upgrading Students at Recognition Day

(Nov 27, 2014) -

Coaches, Paul Carr and Larry Rathje selected to represent Confederation College on the Varsity Curling Teams. These Men's and Women's teams will represent Confederation College at the OCAA Provincial Championship in Peterborough , Ontario on February 12 - February 15, 2015. 

Woman's Team ...

(Nov 27, 2014, Thunder Bay) -

Everyone is invited to join us on Wednesday, December 17th in the Shuniah Student Lounge for a community Christmas pot-luck lunch from 12:00 – 1:30 PM.
Please bring a dish (appetizer, entrée, or dessert) to feed 10 people, as well as copies of the recipe to share! 
Be sure to check out our "live" document listing to see what everyone is bringing so far.

 

(Nov 27, 2014) -

Stock the Bank is going strong!  Thank you to everyone who gave so generously again on Day Four of Stock the Bank!  Only Six more days to go!  Tomorrow is the first WILD CARD DAY, as we add the points for the BREAD AND BUTTER VOLUNTARY WAGE DONATION, 50 points are awarded per hour, up to a maximum of 3 per employee, (to donate your hour(s) visit www.confederationc.on.ca/stockthebank ) We have another leader board shake up, with some contenders coming on strong!

Congratuations to our DAY FOUR Leaders ...

(Nov 27, 2014) -

St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) is working collaboratively with Confederation College to meet the growing demand for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Northwestern Ontario.

PSWs help people with the tasks of daily living, such as home management, personal care, family responsibilities, social and recreational activities.  As unregulated healthcare providers, PSWs work under the supervision of Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses in hospital, community and long-term care home settings.

(Nov 27, 2014) -

WHAT’S NEW at EatRight Ontario - Free guide to staying well this cold and flu season.
Did you know that EatRight Ontario always has free nutrition resources available for callers?
This month they are highlighting their free guide to staying well this cold and flu season.
Call 1-877-510-510-2 to get this guide emailed or mailed to you.
The guide includes information on ...

(Nov 27, 2014) -

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Richmond to the position of Director, Greenstone, Northshore and Wawa Campuses on December 1, 2014.  Nicole is originally from Marathon, and is a member of the Pic River First Nation.  She has been practicing law since 2007 in Thunder Bay and southern Ontario.  Nicole has previously taught on a part-time basis for Confederation College in Aboriginal Studies ...

(Nov 25, 2014) -

Exclusive offer for Confederation College Employees! 
Corporate Code:  #CONFTBST
Offer available only through Corporate Representative.  For more information please contact Melanie Sterling, Corporate Account Manager at 1-613-299-8494, 1-800-267-8713 ext. 6297 or msterling@caaneo.on.ca

  1. For more information re: Corporate CAA Membership Rates for College Employees...
  2. Download Application Form ...

(Nov 25, 2014) -

The first of the results are in!  Please take a look at how our employees feel about Confederation College... 

41.8% of you feel highly engaged at the College, 47.2% are engaged, 8.8% are disengaged and 2.1% are actively disengaged.  That means that 89% of you feel engaged which is great news! 

Highly engaged employees are more motivated and put forth more effort.  They are more productive, loyal and likely to stay.  They are also likely to speak highly of the company to others.  Check out the engagement graphic...