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Conestoga College
Established 1967
Type Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
President John Tibbits
Location Kitchener, ON, Canada
Website [1]
Former logo
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The Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is a public college based in Kitchener, Ontario in Canada. Image File history File links Conestoga_big. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Wikinews has news related to: Ontario college teachers begin strike Wikinews has news related to: Sault professor sides with students during college strike Wikinews has news related to: Events cancelled at Humber due to college strike The province of Ontario, in Canada, has two types of colleges: Colleges of Applied... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Motto: Ex industria prosperitas (Latin: Prosperity through industry) Location of Kitchener in the Waterloo Region Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Mayor Carl Zehr Area    - City km²  - Land 136. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Conestoga College logo. ... Motto: Ex industria prosperitas (Latin: Prosperity through industry) Location of Kitchener in the Waterloo Region Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Mayor Carl Zehr Area    - City km²  - Land 136. ...

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History

The College was founded in 1967 as the Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology, one of many such institutions established in that time by the Ontario government to grant diplomas and certificates in career-related, skills-oriented programs. It was renamed in 2002 when the government extended the school's reach, namely to grant degrees in technology-based fields. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The province of Ontario, in Canada, has two types of community colleges: Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and Institutes of Technology and Advanced Learning. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... A diploma (from Greek diploma) is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study, or confers an academic degree. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Over the years, it has added additional programs such as the Master of Business Administration program, in cooperation with the University of Windsor. In addition, the College offers a new nursing curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) degree. Students accepted to Conestoga’s Nursing Program will take all four years of study at the Doon Campus in Kitchener. Graduates of the program will receive a degree from McMaster University. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a masters degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. ... The University of Windsor is a non-denominational, provincially-supported, coeducational, public comprehensive university located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... For other uses of the word Kitchener please see Kitchener (disambiguation) Map of Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario with Kitchener in red. ... McMaster University is a medium-sized research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 18,238 full-time and 3,836 part-time students (as of 2006). ...


Beginning in August of 2003 two new programs began which would be the first to award a degree to students entirely through the college. The two programs are the Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program and the Architecture - Project and Facility Management. Both programs award graduates a Bachelor of Applied Technology degree.


In 2006, the college purchased the former University Heights Secondary School in Waterloo for nearly $6,000,000, into which its Waterloo campus relocated later that year. The property is significantly larger than its former Waterloo campus, which the college will sell to cover the cost of the purchase. 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Academic Program

See Conestoga College organizational structure Conestoga College Programs // Accounting and Information Technology (Post-Graduate) Business Administration - Accounting (Co-op and Non Co-op Options) Business Administration - Financial Planning Business Administration - Management Studies Business Administration - Marketing (Co-op and Non Co-op Options) Business Administration - Materials and Operations Management (Co-op and Non Co-op Options...


Conestoga has a one, two, three or four-year programs. There are also many options available to students including four-year degrees in Advanced Manufacturing, Teletronics (Telecommunications and Computer Studies), Architecture, Health Informatics Management or the brand new International Business Management degree which started in the fall of 2006. Conestoga also has several agreements with some Ontario universities like Wilfrid Laurier, Windsor and McMaster, with many more in the works, as well as several other Canadian and international institutions.


Campus

Doon Campus is the main campus for Conestoga College. It is located at the south end of Kitchener and houses the central administration offices as well as the majority of courses offered by the college. Regional Campuses have select programs.

  • Doon Campus - Main Campus
  • Waterloo Campus
  • Cambridge Campus
  • Guelph Campus
  • Stratford Campus

Other Buildings

  • [2] Recreation Centre

Student Life

Conestoga Colleges Student Life section develops programs while working with students to enhance the student experience at Conestoga and the overall quality of campus life.


Student Clubs

The Student government is headed by Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI), which was established in 1973. It is the official student voice for the over 6000 full time students of the college.


The CSI is also working on building a new Student Centre on the main Doon Campus. It will house the offices of CSI as well as a cafe, pub, Student Services and several other student related items.


There are also several campus clubs which give students a way to interact and get to know each other.


Student Housing

Off Campus

Housing Services at Conestoga College provides students with off campus housing links. To get onto the off campus housing list, landlords must go through a special process.


On Campus

On Campus Housing is available near the main Doon Campus at the Conestoga Residence & Conference Centre. It provides rooms of various sizes to over 500 students.


Student Media

  • CJIQ - is college's campus radio station. It is used as part of the Radio course offered at the college.
  • Spoke - the official newspaper of Conestoga College.

CJIQ-FM, branded as The Condor, is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 88. ... Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution. ...

Student Sports

Conestoga College student sports teams are named 'Condor'. They compete against Varsity level teams. There is also intramural programs for students.


References

Aggerholm, Barbara (January 10, 2006). "University Heights getting new educational role: Conestoga College buys school to expand apprenticeship courses". The Record, Kitchener, Ontario: A1,A2. January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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