College News and Events
College Employer Council: Part-Time Support Staff Bargaining Updates
Collective bargaining is a key part of labour negotiations. The process of negotiating an agreement that works for the Colleges, its people and unions can be complex and take time. Tthe Collective Bargaining negotiations phase has begun and is scheduled to last several months. Visit https://cecbargaining.ca/ for news and updates on current Part Time Support Staff collective agreement bargaining.
Sault College #1 in Ontario for Employer Satisfaction
Today, the results of the annual Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey were released province-wide. Sault College is very happy to announce that it has been ranked first in Ontario by employers for the overall quality of our graduates. Our graduate satisfaction rate was also impressive with a second place ranking in Ontario... more.
Fostering innovation and clean-tech to develop new products, services and processes
Businesses, entrepreneurs and post-secondary students in Sault Ste. Marie and globally will benefit from access to advanced equipment to develop innovative products and services thanks to a $1 million investment from the Government of Canada. The FedNor funding will be used to purchase and install state-of-the-art equipment for Sault College’s Institute for Environment, Education and Entrepreneurship (iE3)... more.
Sault College Forestry Students Support Tree Planting Project with Garden River First Nation
As part of a tree planting project with Garden River First Nation, first and second year Sault College Forestry students planted seeds for the future in an effort to improve sustainability of our forests and communities. Under the guidance of Professors Laurie Thompson and Bob Knudsen, students participated in various aspects of the project culminating with tree planting earlier this month at the Ceremonial Grounds and a harvested site in Garden River First Nation... more.
Collaborative Applied Research Project Supports Local Business
Last week, guests in the Sault College Robotics Lab were bowled-over by a demonstration of an exciting collaborative applied research project between Sault College and Soo Mill. The overall goal of the project was to develop and test a robotic lumber sorting and placing application in Sault College’s Robotics Lab, which would simulate how the automated process would integrate with and function within Soo Mill’s existing truss plant on Sackville Rd. in Sault Ste. Marie... more.
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