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How Centennial College supports Social Justice

The Social Justice Fair at the Progress Campus Library was hosted by the Global Citizenship Education and Inclusion’s Global Citizen Ambassadors, in partnership with the Progress Campus Library. The purpose of the Social Justice Fair is to give students the opportunity to support the social justice issues that they are passionate about.

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The language of business: Accounting students show their skills off at a special competition

What makes Centennial College’s education unique is its commitment to connecting students to real-life learning. This is the case with all of our programs, including Strategic Management-Accounting. A team of accounting students got the chance to acquire some real-life experience and demonstrate their learning at the 2017 OCACC - Ontario Colleges Accounting Case Competition. The students have to understand the case, create a solution and pitch it to the judges. Here’s how the team prepared, and how this connected to our mission to deliver real-life experience.

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Now what? Three things to do after you graduate college

It's nearing the end of April, and many Centennial College students are finishing what will be their final in-school semester and looking forward to graduation. If you're one of them, you're probably wondering what comes next for you. The good news is that as you move out into the world, you're still a Centennial College alumni, and the college is still here to help you out. Here's three things you can start doing that we can take part in with you.

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Centennial Supports Social Justice: Carlene Daley and International Women’s Day

Social justice is important to Centennial College. We don’t just teach students skills. We teach them to be socially-minded citizens of the world. And when a student has ideas of their own related to social issues, we help make them happen -like with Social Service Worker student Carlene Daley. As someone who passionately believes in women’s issues, she wanted to do something special for International Women’s Day, and we helped her make it happen. It led to the Women’s Empowerment Series & Workshops at Ashtonbee campus, a series of events held March 29-31. Here’s how she made it happen, and how we helped.

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Filling the digital gap: How the experts at Google helped create our Digital Engagement Strategy program

It's a changing, technological world, with a changing job market, and in order to ensure our students are able to secure the newest jobs in the newest industries, Centennial College is constantly updating its curriculum with new programs based on job market and technological trends. One of those new programs is Digital Engagement Strategy, focused on bringing marketing to the online sphere. This program was created to fill a need in the workforce, meaning there's jobs out there for trained graduates. To make this program relevant to the current marketplace, we assembled a team of experts. One of those advisors Christos Nikitopoulos, Head of Agency Development at Google, who helped shape the program into what it is. Here's where he came from, and the experience he (and Google) will bring to the program.

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The top six ways Centennial College helps international students

There are now more international students coming to Canada than ever. In this global climate, it makes sense. We’re one of the most welcoming, openly multicultural countries around the globe, and Toronto is Canada’s most multicultural city. Centennial College is dedicated to taking in international students, and helps to make their transition to Canada as simple as possible. Any international student in need of help should visit our International Education Centre at Progress Campus, but there’s more to how we support international education than just that.

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It's easy being green: Five reasons why you should cook with locally-sourced ingredients

Our lives revolve around food, and where we get that food is more important than you think. Locally-sourced food refers to things that were made in Ontario, like the strawberries in this shortcake, instead of being shipped across the country, or from overseas. Making use of local food isn't just good for yourself and the environment, it's also easy to do, with plenty of opportunities on-campus to eat local food. Here's why it's so important, with info from Green Living Online.

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Your guide to choosing the best career

Over half of Canadian Millennials wouldn’t take the same post-secondary program if given a do-over, and that they’d rather have taken something different. Picking your career path is not something that should be decided quickly, or because of outside factors, like what your family wants. Instead, don’t rush into it, take your time, and get it right, so it can be something that satisfies you, not others. Adding to that, while it’s a good idea to get your choice right the first time, if you can’t, it’s still something you can bounce back from. So, here’s your guide to choosing the best career

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Three reasons why you need to attend Grad Prep Week 2017

The end of the spring semester at Centennial College means many students are going to be graduating soon. If that’s you, you certainly have a lot to think about, including attending convocation, but more importantly, what you’ll be doing after graduation.

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