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CICan awards Seneca’s excellence
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) named Lab Technician Hadi Majzoub the recipient of its Staff Excellence Award. The Social Service Worker—Immigrants and Refugees program was also selected as the silver recipient of the CICan Program Excellence Award.

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President addresses Canadian Club
David Agnew spoke at the Canadian Club of Toronto, representing Colleges Ontario as its Chair. His speech focused on the need to deliver a transformative student-centred postsecondary education system.

Welcoming federal politicians
Seneca hosted a number of political dignitaries, including the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (pictured, left); Geng Tan, MP, Don Valley North and Robert Oliphant, MP, Don Valley West.

Campaign for Students surpasses goal
The fifth annual Campaign for Students raised $109,569. The Seneca Student Federation donated an additional $100,000. An anonymous donor matched donations from first-time donors, and gifts for the King Campus expansion, raising an additional $21,557.

Province’s first Mechatronics lab
With help from Siemens Canada and the provincial government, Ontario’s first Mechatronics Simulation and Demonstration Centre opened at Newnham Campus. This facility houses state-of-the-art workstations within an industry-customized teaching space.

HELIX partners with Futurpreneur Canada
HELIX, Seneca’s on-campus business incubator, signed an agreement with Futurpreneur Canada that will provide young entrepreneurs immediate funding for their business ventures. This is the first agreement of its kind for a postsecondary institution.

Sacred space at Newham Campus
A tipi can now be found at Newnham Campus, which has been designated a sacred space to provide teachings and perform traditional Indigenous ceremonies.

A visit from an acting legend
Stage, television and motion picture actor Ben Vereen led a special masterclass on campus for students in the Acting for Camera and Voice and Independent Songwriting and Performance programs.

Turtles released to their natural habitat
With the help of Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre, TELUS and World Wildlife Fund, 15 at-risk snapping turtle hatchlings were rescued and incubated under the direction of Seneca professor Dr. Sue Carstairs (pictured). Once old enough, they were released to their natural habitat at King Campus.