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Georgian View 2017

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Executive Director, Advancement and Community Development T. Ann Smiley Publisher Kelly Pottage/Kim Garraway Editor Kim Garraway Writers Kim Garraway, Mark Hall, Michele Newton, Melissa Smith, Kristin Taylor Photography Doug Crawford Design Michelle Al-Jbouri CONTACT US 705.728.1968, ext. 1128 /GeorgianCollegeAlumni @GeorgianAlumni Georgian College Alumni IF UNDELIVERABLE IN CANADA, RETURN TO: Advancement and Community Development Georgian College, E200 One Georgian Dr., Barrie, ON L4M 3X9 PRIVACY POLICY: Georgian College respects your privacy. To our alumni: on graduation, Georgian will continue to hold your contact and certain other information so that we can contact you from time to time to facilitate alumni participation in Georgian College alumni activities and offers. To our donors: your personal information, collected by Georgian College under the legal authority of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002 and in accordance with Sections 38(2) and 41(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, will not be used for any purposes other than activities and opportunities in relation to Georgian College. To both alumni and donors: Georgian College discloses your contact information to outside organizations or agencies, such as mailing houses, to enable them to contact you on behalf of Georgian College and its affinity partners but ensures it has entered into confidentiality agreements with those outside organizations so that alumni and donor personal information is kept confidential. Georgian College does not rent, trade or sell its mailing lists. GEORGIANVIEW 07 28 30 IN THIS ISSUE 04 Greetings from the President and CEO and Chair of the Alumni Association Executive Council 06 Visit Georgian for these upcoming special events 07 50 Faces of Georgian: 50 people share their Georgian story in 50 words 27 Favourite memories of Georgian presidents through the past half century 28 Georgian's last quarter century, as written by Bob Kennedy in Pathways to Dreams 29 50 and fabulous: challenges we undertook this year to make our community better 30 Meet your 2017 Colleges Ontario Premier's Award nominees 37 Students make news at the Design and Visual Arts Scholarship Show and at Georgian Den 38 School starts for students at new location in downtown Barrie, and for new Lakehead-Georgian programs 39 Five new programs coming to Georgian in fall 2018 40 Alumna returns for part-time degree to advance her career 42 Celebrate Georgian's golden anniversary with a donation to one of three campaigns to transform the student experience 44 Owen Sound Campus fitness centre gets a makeover 45 Faculty spotlight: Jurgen Hierholzer trains students to compete on the world stage 46 In the crowd – Nursing Reunion 3 GEORGIANVIEW 2017 NEED AN ALUMNI CARD? Some perk partners require proof of alumni status. If you are an alumnus and don't have a card, go to, click the update my profile tab, fill out the form and check the alumni card box. You may also call 705.728.1968, ext. 1128 to request a card. Check out a list of all perk partners on the back inside cover.

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