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Humber College receives $10 million donation for new technology innovation centre

Humber College has received $10 million from the Barrett Family Foundation to support the new Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation (Barrett CTI), scheduled to open in 2019. The largest in the college’s history, the private donation will help fund skill development in technology and experiential, career-oriented learning for students. The gift follows a previous $5-million…

Disrupting the status quo – a new approach to partnership

This article is part of the Applied PeR$pectives series By: Dr. Darren Lawless, Dean, Applied Research & Innovation, Humber College Innovation and collaboration are words we hear and read almost daily – in meetings, in news stories, and in corporate mission and vision statements. Without the partnerships to back them up and actions to make…

Cisco supports Humber College’s applied research with $4M in equipment

Cisco Canada is providing Humber College with $4 million in equipment and infrastructure to allow faculty, students and industry to work together on projects related to cyber, network communication and collaborative digital technologies. The partnership that’s good for over five years will support Humber’s applied research network and activities. The audio-visuals systems using Cisco Webex…

Polytechnics CEO to step down

Leadership change is coming to Polytechnics Canada as its CEO, Nobina Robinson, has announced that she will step down by May 2018. The association, which represents research-intensive, degree-granting colleges and institutes of technology, has tapped the services of Boyden Canada to facilitate the selection of a new CEO for a smooth turnover. Robinson was appointed…

Ontario bolsters S&T in college system

Three Ontario colleges have been designated Institutes of Technology and Advanced Learning (ITAL) as part of its skills and learning strategy. The new moniker will be added to Humber College, Conestoga College and Sheridan College. The ITAL designation will boost programming of applied degrees, place increased emphasis on industry and specialized sectoral support and increase…