DC Student Success Stories

Dual Credit Student Success Stories Form

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Most Recent: Dual Credit Student Success Stories

Student thanks instructors for support

The School within a College or Flex program is well underway on two Georgian College campuses, with secondary students studying both college and high school credits in person.  The program, which started in Owen Sound, continues to make a difference in the lives of young people like Tristen Croft. Tristen joined Flex in the Fall […]

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Inspiring others through her own success

Brooke Giles is making big plans for September. This fall, she will be heading to Ottawa in preparation for a January college start.  This is a huge step for someone who struggled in high school. As she graduates high school this month with an award as Distinguished Graduate, Brooke gives the School within a College […]

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A Georgian Journey

In 2010, Kristen Thomas benefited from the Flex School within a College program in Owen Sound to graduate high school while working full-time during her pregnancy.  In fall of 2020, Kris graduated from Georgian’s Preservice Firefighting program as the class president and athlete of the year.  Her pathway between those two points demonstrates incredible persistence. […]

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School within a College student rises to the challenge of a busy schedule

Dawn Kippax came to the School within a College (SWAC) program on the Barrie campus of Georgian College for the usual reasons; she was undercredited to graduate high school and facing personal struggles.  But very quickly her approach to the opportunity to finish her high school diploma while taking college courses made her stand out […]

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School within a College students reflect on their semester in Muskoka

Although the School within a College (SWAC) program has been running for more than a dozen years at Georgian College, the program happened for the first time at the Muskoka campus this winter/spring.  Despite the challenges of the campus closing amid Covid, students have great things to say about the experience.   Matt Tipper enjoyed […]

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