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Retiring President Honoured By Board Of Governors

Retiring St. Clair President Patti France is now retiring President Emeritus Patti France. The college's Board of Governors presented her with a scroll bestowing that title upon her during her last meeting as the school's head administrator on May…
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BofG: Surplus Confirmed, Sexual Violence Update, And New Program

The college’s budgetary surplus last year (2023-24) was the largest in the school’s history, but not quite as large as the most recent prediction by Chief Financial Officer Marc Jones. During the discussion of the new year’s (2024-25’s) budget in…
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Governors Get "Grads' Grades"

The pared-down, provincial-government-compiled Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of “college quality” have been released by Colleges Ontario, and were presented to St. Clair’s Board of Governors during its March 26th meeting. Pre-COVID, the annual…
budget

2024-25 Budget: Despite Drop In International Enrolment, We're Still In The Black

The two-years-long “pause” on international student immigration introduced by the federal government will dramatically reduce St. Clair’s revenue, but the school still anticipates that it will operate profitably in the 2024-25 fiscal year, according…
athletics

Report To Board: Athletic Saints Were Spectacular This Year

Saint varsity athletes had an astounding winning percentage of 78.2 percent in 2023-24, according to the sports recap presented to the college’s Board of Governors during its meeting on March 26. The school’s 16 intercollegiate teams had a…
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Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Campus Beholder

The college’s Board of Governors and administration believes that a beautiful campus is a basic but important marketing-and-recruitment tool. So, the school has, during the past decade, made a point of devoting a healthy amount of cash to both…
finance

College Still On-Track For Hefty Surplus

As last reported in November, St. Clair remains on-track to record the largest year-end budgetary surplus in its history when its fiscal year ends on March 31. (Like the provincial government, the college operates on a fiscal calendar from April 1…
careers

Board Learns About Careers Office's Activities

If the chief point of going to college is to get a job, St. Clair strives to help students achieve that goal with more than just classroom lectures and lab work. The school’s Career Services Office also provides a wide array of skill-building…
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Board Updated About Progress On Building Projects

St. Clair won’t be rolling out the Welcome Centre’s welcome mat quite as early as it had hoped. Construction delays associated with the new building at main campus mean that its completion/opening will be delayed for about a month, to the end of…
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College Is Way Ahead Of Its On-line Curriculum Goal

Spurred by having to convert the entirety of its curriculum to an on-line delivery format during the COVID pandemic, St. Clair has far exceeded its goal to develop a substantial number of internet-based course offerings. During its February 27th…