Staff News and Communique

(May 24, 2016) -

The Commuter Challenge is back for another year! Help to reduce our impact on the environment from June 5 - June 11 by registering for and participating in the challenge alongside your Confederation College colleagues. Even if you can commute for one day of the challenge, it will still help, plus you can earn a chance to win some great prizes! 

(May 20, 2016, Thunder Bay) -

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 20, 2016 – Confederation College celebrated 43 grade 11 students today by awarding them with conditional offers of acceptance through its unique Confederation Bound: Early Acceptance program. The program is built upon the principle that recipient students be identified by their high schools as needing extra encouragement to pursue post-secondary education. Students in the program come from across northwestern Ontario.

(May 17, 2016, Thunder Bay) -

Confederation College is turning 50 in 2017 and we're inviting you to celebrate with us! Join in for the internal launch of our 50th celebrations on Tuesday, May 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the Shuniah Student Lounge...

(May 17, 2016) -

Confederation Day 2016 will be taking place on Thursday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The theme this year is Teamwork Makes the Dream Work - lunch is provided and by participating, you'll earn a chance to win prizes! Join us as we celebrate another successful year with some fun, interactive and team-based morning activities, followed by an afternoon of recognition for the accomplishments and ongoing work of our employees. Registration is required to ensure we have enough food for everyone, so please register on Eventbrite today...

(May 17, 2016) -

Tourism - Travel and Eco-Adventure students have been busy recently. Students Danielle Murray and Jessie Stuart attended a Baxter Travel Media awards reception in Toronto in pursuit of a spot in the Baxter Student Ambassador Program. Danielle Murray was the Confederation College recipient of the mentorship experience. And, through a new collaboration with Mariott TownePlace Suites Thunder Bay, all students of the program had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a hotel setting during the winter semester. See the full stories...

(May 17, 2016) -

A heartfelt congratulations goes out to Jim Lees for earning the OCC/CCCO Lifetime Achievement Award! Jim has been a dedicated Confederation College employee for almost 30 years and throughout that time, has played an integral role in several important and ground-breaking initiatives both for our college, and for the provincial post-secondary environment. For his efforts, his colleagues at Ontario College Counsellors (OCC/CCCO) created a new award to celebrate Jim's vast accomplishments, which was presented to him in Toronto last week. Jim Madder and Leslie MacGregor joined in for the celebration...

(May 17, 2016) -

College staff and faculty are invited to complete a survey regarding the overall performance of the Computer Services department during the past year.  This survey will provide us with valuable feedback to help us improve our services for the entire College community.