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300 Students Complete Fall Dual Credits

More than 300  secondary school students completed dual credits at Georgian College this fall, and many are raving about the experience.  Among the twenty-one courses offered across seven campuses was Criminology, taught by instructor Noelle Kirk. Jenna McAlendin wasn’t sure about leaving her high school to come to Georgian to take Criminology, but she says […]

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Dual Credit Student Expresses Thanks to Georgian College

19-year-old Skysin Solorzano is full of excitement and a few happy tears since she received news of her acceptance to the Business Administration-Accounting program at Georgian this January.  After  dropping out of high school, she held a belief that she would never go to college.  She is very grateful things have changed. “If it weren’t […]

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School within a College (SWAC) students graduate

In addition to Georgian’s convocation, School within a College (SWAC) graduation ceremonies were held at our Barrie, Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay and Midland campuses in June.  These classes allow secondary students to finish their high school diplomas in an alternative setting while also earning college credits. Many SWAC students faced significant barriers to graduation, […]

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DUAL CREDIT TEACHER PROUD OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

As part of provincial policy, every dual credit student receives the support of a secondary teacher while attending Georgian College. The role encompasses a wide range of duties, from ensuring students know when a bus is bringing them to campus, to reminding them about assignments, to helping out when a crisis hits. Craig Robertson, who […]

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Dual Credit Courses Underway for Spring

Even though the college is between semesters, ten dual credit courses started this week at three different Georgian College campuses, along with one secondary school.   The dual credit project, a partnership of the college and five school boards has long run compressed courses in the spring to meet student need. “Most of our spring courses […]

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