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BofG: Enrolment Up Slightly In Fall Semester

Despite a global pandemic which grew more complicated and severe at various stages throughout 2021, St. Clair appeared to have maintained healthy enrolment, according to numbers presented to the college’s Board of Governors (BofG) during its…
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Part-time Support Settlement ... Full-time Faculty Contract Talks Rather Shaky

It’s a “Do you want the good news or the bad news first?” situation. The good news is that there is “partial labour peace” among Ontario’s two dozen colleges, following last month’s establishment of a new contract between the managerial realm of…
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Strike Two For Student Choice Initiative

In the baseball-ish game of politics, “Strike Two” has been called on the provincial government’s error of attempting to implement a policy that would make many postsecondary student fees optional, threatening the operation of student governments at…
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Tribute Paid To College's Role As Field-Hospital Host

Photos by Anna Millerman Windsor Regional Hospital paid tribute to St. Clair on July 21, “returning the keys” to the college’s SportsPlex and thanking the school for allowing that facility’s use as a field-hospital during the most severe months of…
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New Minister Tours College ... A College That Will Fully Re-open In September

Photos by Anna Millerman St. Clair had the opportunity to thank the provincial government in first-hand fashion for its ability to re-open in its traditional in-person style, when the newly appointed Minister of Colleges and Universities visited…
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Students Have Funding Friends

St. Clair students enjoyed over a half-a-million in financial support from two college agencies during the 2020-21 academic year, according to annual reports tabled with the Board of Governors during its June 22nd meeting. The college’s Alumni…
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College Is An Island In An Ocean Of Black Ink

During its June 22nd meeting, St. Clair Chief Financial Officer Marc Jones had to break the news to the college’s Board of Governors (BofG) that he had missed his projection for a fiscal year-end budgetary surplus of $25.3 million.  But the…
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Board Briefs

Reports provided by the college’s administration to the school’s Board of Governors during its June 22nd meeting included these updates:  • Although St. Clair, remarkably, enjoyed record-setting enrolment throughout the pandemic year of 2020-21, “…
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Board Informed Of Last Year's Sexual Violence Stats

Despite the fact that almost the entire 2020-21 academic year was delivered in on-line/study-from-home format, a number of incidents of sexual harassment and/or violence were still recorded by the college’s administration.  During its May 25th…
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College Can Finally Make Inroads On Its Fix-it List

The past half-decade of substantial enrolment growth, leading to boosted revenues that have created significant budgetary surpluses, means that the college is now in a great position to catch up on long-overdue repair and renovation projects. …