Amazing 50 tour visits Cambrian Sept. 18

Posted on Wednesday September 13, 2017

Image of the Amazing 50 trailer
The Amazing 50 touring trailer will be visiting Cambrian College on September 18.

A unique 42-foot trailer with interactive exhibits that commemorate the 50th anniversary of Ontario’s college system will be stopping at Cambrian College’s Barrydowne campus on Monday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the front entrance.

Amazing 50 Campus Tour

Everyone is invited to discover the phenomenal history and evolution of Ontario’s public college system as part of Ontario CollegesAmazing 50 campus tour.

Eye-opening exhibits will illustrate how colleges, including Cambrian, have helped to develop rural and regional communities and economies since 1967. The tour includes stops at every public college in Ontario.

The Amazing 50 tour will also stop at the New Sudbury Shopping Centre on Tuesday, September 19. Representatives from Cambrian College and Collège Boréal will be also be welcoming visitors at the mall on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Amazing 50 Logo for Ontario Colleges Start of Something Amazing
Amazing 50: Cambrian College is joining the celebration of the 50th-anniversary of the Ontario college system.

 

The Start of Something Amazing

The theme for the 50th-anniversary celebration in 2017 is “The Start of Something Amazing.” The celebration recognizes how colleges serve society and how a college education continues to accelerate careers for growing numbers of students and graduates.

Highlights of the province-wide tour include:

• A timeline highlighting milestones over the past 50 years
• A head-to-head quiz that tests visitors’ knowledge of the college system and of and pop culture history
• Examples of how colleges are promoting environmental stewardship and tackling climate change
• A spotlight on leading-edge innovations at colleges
• Profiles of graduates’ successes in Canada and around the world
• An opportunity to vote on the top 10 finalists in the William G. Davis Innovation Fund competition

Ontario’s public colleges offer 900 programs in diverse fields, including business, the arts, information technology, hospitality, health care, aviation, engineering, and the skilled trades.

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Media contact:
Lynn Bulloch
Communications Officer
Cambrian College
lynn.bulloch@cambriancollege.ca
705-566-8101, ext. 6375

 

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