Staff News - Communique

(Dec 18, 2014) -

Well everyone, I am pleased to say that we have had an incredible fall semester and are just a few days away from a well-deserved holiday break.  2014 has brought many exciting things to our College community and I would like to thank each and every one of you for your role in supporting our students in their educational journeys.  Because of the work that you do every day, our College stands out as a leader in post-secondary education. 

(Dec 18, 2014) -

Drop by the Centre for Policy in Aboriginal Learning (Shuniah Room 235) Friday December 19th, 2-4pm for some holiday cheer, food and fun. All welcome!

(Dec 17, 2014) -

As the Christmas season approaches so does Winter Orientation and we are again looking for volunteers to help out with Winter Orientation!  Programs for January will be commencing on both the 5th and the 12th this year.  If you are able to once again help out, please contact Mandy Wright.  Please also indicate if you still have your green shirt from the fall. ...

(Dec 16, 2014) -

December 16, 2014, THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College’s Centre for Policy in Aboriginal Learning (CPAL) facilitated the signing of a national Indigenous Education Protocol by President Jim Madder today.  College partner, Leona Scanlon, Chair of the Negahneewin Council, also signed in support of the College’s ongoing commitment to Aboriginal education.

(Dec 16, 2014) -

The TLC is pleased to present our PD and Orientation Schedule for January 2015.

The printable PDF version is also available on our website at:

Please note that all of our sessions, with the exception of the orientation event, are part of our Instructional Skills Workshop Certificate (ISWC).  They are intended for new and experienced faculty — part time, full time and sessional — as well as any interested support staff. 

All sessions will be available to the region via streaming video, or Blackboard Collaborate. 

If you have any questions ...

(Dec 16, 2014) -

Is there an employee that has made a difference to you at Confederation College? 

Do you know anyone who should be recognized for their hard work? 

If yes, please consider nominating that person for the Board of Governors’ Award of Excellence. The Board of Governors’ Awards for Excellence submissions will be accepted until January 16, 2015

Nomination forms can be submitted online ... . The successful recipient of each award will be recognized at our annual Confederation Day activities (planned for May 29th, 2015)  and will receive $1,000 in professional development credits. 

(Dec 15, 2014) -

Chief Georjann Morriseau, graduate of the Aboriginal Law and Advocacy program (2009), recently won a provincial Premier's Award. Her acceptance speech touched many hearts at the event and we wanted to make sure you got to see it too ...