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College Has Yet To Decide On A Deck

To deck or not to deck? That is the question. The college is still considering the feasibility – and affordability, and need – of adding to parking space at its South/Main Campus by constructing a second-level deck atop the existing “C” lot (…
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Special Meeting Approves Two Special Financial Requests

The college’s Board of Governors doesn’t often meet during the summer, but it did this August to act on two special spending proposals by the school’s administration. First, it committed to covering whatever financial shortfall might be associated…
enrolment

Enrolment Dips Slightly According To Registration Report

If you feel that you have slightly more “elbow room” at the college this year, you are not mistaken. Neither classrooms nor hallways are quite as crowded as usual, due to a tiny dip in registration, according to numbers presented to the school’s…
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Food And Gala Gala Returns To Benefit New Hospital

Photos by Anna Millerman St. Clair’s annual Food and Wine Gala is back in business, with the construction of the new regional hospital benefitting from its fundraising – to the tune of $1.1 million dollars. This year’s Gala – the first to be…
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Faculty Have New Arbitrated Contract

Editor’s Note: In March of this year, a strike by unionized faculty members at Ontario’s two dozen colleges was avoided when a contract impasse was referred for settlement by a provincially appointed arbitrator. Last week, that settlement was…
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President Announces Retirement Intention

Contributed by the College’s Administration St. Clair College President informed the school’s Board of Governors at a mid-August meeting that she will not be renewing her contract when it expires in August of 2024. At that time, France will have…
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Doctorate = Doctorgate

The ornate new gated entryway to South Campus from Cabana Road will be named in honour of St. Clair President Patti France.  The college’s Board of Governors surprised France with the honour during its June 28th meeting.  In addition to…
energy conserve

College Is Energetic About Energy Conservation

Through a variety of strategies carried out during the past several years, St. Clair is saving hundreds of thousands of dollars on its energy costs, according to the annual “conservation report” that was presented to the Board of Governors during…
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Board Informed Of Low Domestic Enrolment Situation

In May of this year, the college suspended the first-year intake of a half-dozen programs in Windsor and Chatham due to their chronically low enrolment. They are: General Arts and Science, Electronics Engineering Technology-Industrial Automation,…
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CFO Explains The Latest Surplus

In a Scene story last month, the independent audit confirmed that the college ended the 2021-22 fiscal year with another whopping surplus, of $31.5 million. During the June 28th meeting of the Board of Governors, Vice-President of Finance and Chief…