Staff News - Communique

(Nov 3, 2014) -

The Centre for Policy in Aboriginal Learning (CPAL) has obtained funding in the amount of $299,428 for 2014-2016 from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Targeted Initiative Fund (TIF) to conduct research on Aboriginal Self-Identification. 

Aboriginal Learner Self-Identification processes are challenging for colleges because ...

(Oct 31, 2014) -

What do Piotr Skowronski and Luke Grandmont have in common?  They are both successful filmmakers, they both have film releases coming soon and they are both Confederation College alumni. 

(Oct 31, 2014, Thunder Bay) -

Creativity out in full force throughout the college today as the International office fell down the rabbit hole with Alice, took a trip down Mockingbird Lane, tailgated with IT, traveled back to the 60s, were thrown into jail, and then saved by an assembly of superheroes. A big congrats to all the staff who took part in the challenge and with reluctance, we must choose a winner.

(Oct 31, 2014) -

Confidentiality is very important to TemboStatus and Confederation College to support you in your opportunity to raise your voice.  All survey responses are anonymous and confidential. You will not be asked to provide any identifying information.  Due to the demographic choices within the survey, identifying unique individuals through their responses is impossible. 

(Oct 30, 2014) -

Effective Monday Nov. 3rd, Doreen Luby in Facilities Services will be transferring to a new job in the Student Success department (congratulations and good luck to Doreen!).  With Doreen Luby leaving, Facilities Services (facilities@confederationc.on.ca) will no longer be processing scheduling requests for College room/space bookings.  Instead, Ronda Perron (primary staff person for handling these requests) and Susann Danenas in the College Scheduling Office will now be responsible for completing all room/space booking requests.

To make an ad-hoc room/space booking request ...

(Oct 29, 2014) -

On Wednesday, November 19 from 10:00am to 2:00pm Grade 11 and 12 students from all eight High Schools in Thunder Bay will be on campus for the annual Open House! ...  Last year, we welcomed 427students to our campus - a 15% increase from 2012. 

CLICK ... to volunteer for Open House ...Throughout the day, students will tour their program areas of choice; explore our exceptional facilities, learn what it’s like to be a Confederation student, meet with faculty and much more! Lunch will be provided to our high school guests in Ryan Hall from 11:30am-12: 30pm. 

We look forward to working with the College community to showcase our facilities to high school students from across Thunder Bay.  If you are able to volunteer for Open House 2014, please signup on the Volunteer for Open House webform ... or contact Shannon Maloney by phone at (807) 475-6335, or by e-mail at shannon.maloney@confederationc.on.ca

For more information on Open House, please visit: www.confederationc.on.ca/openhouse

(Oct 29, 2014, Thunder Bay) -

Sodexo will host its first Local Food Week from Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7.  Stop in at Ryan Hall to experience custom menu items prepared with fresh, local ingredients to showcase local meats, produce and more!!  Check out the week's menu, along with featured local food suppliers...

(Oct 28, 2014) -

Most understand what a company brand is but how do you apply the same principles to yourself in order to support your career plan? 

Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the elements of branding and developing their own brand.  They will also participate in an exercise that will assess what their current brand is and culminate with suggestions on how to reinforce or change a personal brand.

For more information, feel free to contact Sue Prodaniuk at sprodani@confederationc.on.ca 
When: Tuesday, November 18th, 9am – 11 am
Where: Shuniah Building, Room 379