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|Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.|
|From unskilled work to a heavy-duty career|
Mike Rice is a heavy-duty equipment technician who achieved his Red Seal certification and today repairs equipment for a major construction firm.
|OMNI-TV visits the Culinary Arts Centre|
OMNI-TV host and associate producer Lucy Zilio visited the Culinary Arts Centre recently to take in the sights and aromas of a live kitchen lesson. Click here to watch the video.
|‘Lego spaceman’ takes the next step in education|
When high school students Asad Muhammad and Mathew Ho bought a balloon online and used it to send a plastic Lego man to the edge of space, they never thought their feat would capture worldwide attention.
|Co-creator of ‘Review Raja’ hones his craft|
Behind every newly minted celebrity is a team of hard-working production people. Budding cinematographer Arjun Mano is one of those people.
|Kenyan finds his way in the world|
Pharmacy Assistant student Matthew Dickson overcame tremendous challenges to leave his native Kenya and make a new life in Canada, helping others along the way.
|Musician reaches out to help others|
Second Career helps former singer train for a caring profession.
|Radio a big draw for Amanda Logan|
To say Amanda Logan has always dreamt about being on the radio is a bit of an understatement.
|Centennial's HYPE program a step up to higher education|
Once again this summer Centennial College delivered relevant, enriching free education and training to Scarborough youth seeking a reintroduction to higher education.
|An Indian among the Aboriginals|
Ajay Bagwe is a real nature boy. Ever since he was a young lad growing up in the teeming metropolis of Mumbai, Bagwe has relished the opportunity to get out of the city and commune with the environment. You could say it feeds his soul.
|Love of books opens a fascinating career path|
Growing up in the suburbs of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Kamaj Silva was not unlike a lot of North American boys with an insatiable appetite for comic books and superheroes.
|Learning life lessons in the Andes|
Sanghmitra Kamble was struck by the similarities between the scenes of Cusco, Peru and her native Mumbai, India.
|Sports Journalism students shine at spring training|
What did you do for spring break? A group of 31 students from Centennial College’s unique Sports Journalism program spent their week completing their assignments – in sunny Tampa, Florida, covering baseball spring training and NCAA golf and tennis.
|A Radio Voice Reaches into the Community|
Ask Carlos Benevides what led him to a career in radio and he’ll tell you it was the path he was always supposed to be on. By studying Broadcasting and Film at Centennial College, Benevides, now the morning show host at Kitchener’s 91.5 The Beat, was able to pursue his true calling.
|Globetrotting student finds much to love about Canada|
International student Marcela Bagarollo has found many reasons to adore Canada, but one of the most improbable might very well be our changeable climate.
|New magazine concept wins industry award|
Who says magazine publishing is on the rocks? Graduating students of Centennial’s unique Journalism program, delivered jointly with the University of Toronto Scarborough, conceived and launched four new Toronto-focused magazines in December.
|Centennial Successes: The Year in Review|
With the new year just underway, it's an opportune time to look back at the year that has just passed and recount our many successes at Centennial College.
|A financial whiz embraces Canada|
There were days when Siddhartha Jhala would stand in front of a Tim Horton’s counter trying to decide between spending his pocket change on a doughnut or a small coffee, because he couldn’t afford both.
|Centennial professor earns teaching excellence award|
Growing up in the Caribbean during the tumultuous 1960s and ‘70s, Centennial College professor Chet Singh witnessed a lot of political and economic strife – social justice issues he would later draw attention to as a dub poet and recording artist.
|Journalist re-casts herself as a filmmaker in Canada|
Growing up in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Farzana Shammi had always felt she was a little different from everyone else. She harboured a desire to chase an uncommon dream.
|Centennial graduate earns medal at WorldSkills London|
Nine months before London, England, hosts the world at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, another international competition concluded in the British capital with Team Canada distinguishing itself with a fine performance that included a medal win by Centennial College graduate Ryan Gomes.
|Second Career offers a second chance|
No one looks forward to the prospect of being unemployed. Just ask Catalin Mocanu, who has been laid off more than once by a smokestack industry grappling with a turbulent economic climate.
|Student rides a wave of democracy|
Catching up with Karan Warraich, President of the Centennial College Student Association Inc. (CCSAI).
|Dominican Republic adventure brings out best of Canada|
It took an eye-opening trip to the Dominican Republic for Beenish Urooj to truly feel Canadian.
|Indian newcomer writes the book on Canadian cuisine|
Suman Roy watched his mother prepare sumptuous meals in their Kolkata, India, home for years, and it wasn’t long before he picked up the utensils and started cooking himself. After all, he was learning at the stove of a great authority.
|College works for handy mechanic from Grenada|
When Franklyn Emmons immigrated to Canada he had the work experience but needed the credentials to restart his career in his new country
|Bringing his magic to marketing|
It’s no surprise skilled magician Bryan Abichandani has a natural affinity for his marketing studies at Centennial College. The art of persuasion and sleight of hand are two skills that seem to be common to both professions.
|Aviation tech training for WorldSkills London 2011|
Aviation Technician graduate Ryan Gomes knows what it’s like to be branded the best.
|Meet Our Premier’s Award Nominees for 2010|
Each year an invitation goes out to Ontario’s 24 public colleges to nominate their very best graduates doing exceptional work in their chosen field or profession. Only six are chosen to receive a Premier’s Award.
|Centennial student wins Top Amateur Pilot honour|
Centennial College Professional Pilot student James Pouget has been crowned the top amateur pilot in Canada after winning the 2010 Webster Memorial Trophy Competition in Calgary recently.
|G20 Summit ambassador gets an insider’s perspective|
Selected as a G20 Summit Young Ambassador for the City of Toronto's "My Summit" events, Centennial College graduate Raghavi Sundaranarayanan played host to 250 youth delegates from around the world in a conference that closely paralleled the headline event.
|International student chooses Canada for its warmth|
Education marketers tell us Canada is involved in a four-way battle for international students along with Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States - and the good news is Canada may be gaining the upper hand.
|Budget surplus fuels Centennial’s expansion plans|
Thanks to strong enrolment growth and cost control, Centennial College ended its fiscal year with a budget surplus of $10.8 million - a welcome result that has kick-started some exciting expansion plans by Ontario's first public college.
|Newcomer leaps into small-business adventure|
Harsandesh Arora was supposed to be a lawyer in his native India, with all the privileges and responsibilities that the profession brings with it. But in 2007 he had a change of heart and left his homeland with his wife to start a new life in Canada.
|Saving lives just another day at work|
Centennial's Paramedic program is one of the oldest and best in the province. The college recently added a joint-degree program with the University of Toronto, which immerses students in the profession for two action-packed years. It's the only Paramedicine BSc. degree in Canada.
|Professor earns international award for book|
Centennial College professor Dr. Joseph B. Glass is the first Canadian scholar to win a prestigious international award from the Ottoman Bank Archives and Research Centre.
|Auto technician contributes to historic Olympics run|
If Naresh Lalman has one regret about his precious time holding the Olympic Torch, it's that he jogged the entire 300 metres, completing the allotted distance in an all-too-short two minutes.
|With all the doors open to him, Vishal chooses college|
Given his excellent education, it would not be a stretch to say Vishal could look forward to being warmly received by any university anywhere in the world. So why would he choose to go to Centennial College in Canada?
|Indian immigrant finds her own path|
Like so many recent immigrants arriving in a strange new land, Himani Shah resigned herself to toiling in a factory, exchanging her labour for some meagre wages.
|Growing field of bioinformatics trades lab mice for computer mice|
Dr. Charanjit Bambra is excited about a future where life-preserving drugs are developed using logarithms and supercomputers, rather than Petri dishes and lab mice.
|Kwesi Johnson keeps going and going|
Growing up in a tough Toronto neighbourhood, Kwesi Johnson's sense of community responsibility was seeded when he was 12 years old. That's when he met a youth worker who would often shoot hoops with the kids on the playground, all the while talking about respect and avoiding the lure of joining a gang.
|Scarborough youth come to believe in HYPE|
Choosing to sacrifice some summer fun for an educational future, 147 local youth joined Centennial's award-winning HYPE (Helping Youth Pursue Education) program.
|Audit reveals Centennial leads in program quality|
Centennial College is a leader among Ontario's 24 public colleges in terms of program quality assurance.
|New Benefits Management program|
Centennial College is launching a unique graduate certificate program this fall.
|Progress Campus expansion receives $35-million investment|
Centennial is moving ahead with a plan to construct a new library and classrooms, thanks to an infrastructure investment by the federal and Ontario governments.
|A Journalist for A New Age: Kris Reyes|
As a quickly emerging household name in Toronto, TV news reporter Kris Reyes is also a believer in the age-old power of stories, even in these modern times.
|Congratulations Class of '09|
Centennial College President Ann Buller shares her best wishes with the Class of 2009
|Environmental protection grad finds common ground|
Mujeeb Khan is living proof that saving the environment can create new jobs and business opportunities.
|'Show and Shine' car cruise, June 7|
Centennial College is hosting its fifth annual "Show and Shine" cruise day on Sunday, June 7, from 10 am to 2 pm at Ashtonbee Campus in Scarborough.
|Co-op Student of the Year a go-getter|
MaryRose Ouellette, a Business Operations Management co-op student, has been selected as the 2008 Co-op Student of the Year.
|Catriona Le May Doan drops in|
Catriona Le May Doan, the two-time Canadian Olympic gold medalist, explains her deep passion for sport to Centennial's Sports Journalism students.
|High school students shine at the AutoShow|
Students from Northview Heights Secondary School beat out 18 other Toronto-area high school teams to win a unique skills competition.
|The Inauguration: A Date with History|
It was late afternoon, long after the crowd had dissipated and a new president was sworn in.
|Automotive tech a going business concern|
Since the tender age of four, Jeralene Mohan would navigate the cluttered shelves of her father’s tiny shop to look for the bearings he needed to rebuild his customers’ car alternators.
|Youth worker earns street cred and more|
Youth mentor Kwesi Johnson plays to a tough crowd: kids from Toronto’s under-serviced and dangerous neighbourhoods, who are no strangers to gang violence.
|Joint college-university program the right path|
When three-year-old Thandiwe Vela emigrated from her native country...
|International exchange opportunities can be eye-opening|
It was while Mandy Ma was touring a BMW automobile factory in Germany that she realized...
|Co-op education key to career success|
Colin Ramdeen is a big believer in personal balance, especially when it comes to education.
|Dressed for the job from day 1|
Amongst the sea of coloured hoodies, checkered backpacks and white sneakers, Liliana Dos Santos looks like that one thing that just doesn’t belong.
|Centennial challenges students to make a difference|
Ready to change the world? Centennial College has launched its Signature Learning Experience to open students’ minds to the current issues that affect our globe.
|Maricel Dicion named IABC/Toronto 2008 Maverick Student of the Year|
Corporate Communications and Public Relations graduate Maricel Dicion has been named 2008 Maverick Student of the Year by IABC/Toronto
|International student becomes presidential material|
When international student Tahir Khan arrived in Toronto from his native Guyana in 2004, he had braced himself for the culture shock that never materialized.
|Skilled newcomers shouldn’t be driving cabs|
People new to Canada often arrive with a good education and a valuable set of skills. Yet some employers dismiss their talents by specifying “Canadian experience.”
|Environmental protection grad finds common ground|
Mujeeb Khan is living proof that saving the environment can create new jobs and business opportunities as Canadian industries adopt greener practices.
|Interactive Gaming a bright prospect|
It’s only fun and games, but as an industry, electronic gaming is currently worth more than $30 billion. Centennial’s Interactive Gaming program prepares students to work as software developers in this fascinating field.
|Sports Journalism a unique offering|
Responding to new opportunities in an ever-expanding sports media universe, Centennial College is launching Canada’s first comprehensive sports journalism program.
|College student pictures her future|
Good fortune had a hand in giving a very young Shannon Boodram her first camera, which in turn fueled her interest in visual arts and, eventually, journalism.
|Community work worthy of a scholarship|
Crayons and paper can amount to a lot more than a simple pastime. Nadia D’Lima uses art therapy to help children with autism break out of their isolation and form relationships with others.
|Advertising program all about the target|
Centennial's new one-year Advertising Media Management program is the first of its kind designed to create specialists in strategic media planning and buying.
|International student manufactures a career path|
Parampal Singh Bagga liked what he heard during a guest seminar at Amravati University in India, where he was studying his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree a few years ago.
|Student exchange program opens doors to the world|
When Centennial College student Breda Cormack moved to Spain last February, she wasn’t quite prepared for the transition to life in Europe.
|Graduate turns campus experience into genuine career|
It’s a problem a lot of youth finishing high school would love to have.
"I was making more money than I knew what to do with," recalls Mohammed Ahmed,
|University grad finds her calling|
University is great, but it doesn't always result in a great career. More and more graduates are finding success by going to college after university to gain some marketable skills. Shilpa Kotecha tells her story.
|Entrepreneur wins 2007 Premier's Award|
If the sight of a company president in his pinstriped suit deftly parking an 18-wheeler seems out of the ordinary, you don’t know Chris Rowland and the lengths he’ll go to deliver customer satisfaction.
|Education focus yields new career for doctor|
Canada’s reputation as a land of boundless opportunity for new immigrants has been tarnished by stories of talented doctors and engineers driving cabs and working as security guards.
|Chinese bankers learn the Canadian way|
In a unique education project between the Tianjin Rural Cooperative Bank (TRCB) and Centennial College, 11 young Chinese bankers got a first-hand look at Canadian banking practices, which included three weeks of job shadowing at CIBC.