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International Institute of Business Analytics to host free virtual events for students
Throughout the month of Aug., the local chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) will be hosting a series of events for free that focus on helping students build their network and learn about industry trends. Read this article

Fanshawe students use Matterport to view inside the Holy Roller
Fanshawe's School of Contemporary Media students, Taylor Meloche and Emma Wilson have set up Fanshawe's Matterport camera to view the interior of the Holy Roller tank. Read this article

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Enjoy a Career in Developmental Services with Middlesex Community Living
Sponsored by Middlesex Community Living
Middlesex Community Living is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities in the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc. It partners with people to realize their value as full, contributing citizens in their community. Read this article

London celebrates Maggie Mac Neil's gold medal win
On July 25 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Margaret (Maggie) Mac Neil of London, Ont. secured Canada's first gold medal, winning the 100m butterfly swim. The 21-year-old fell in seventh place moments before setting a Canadian record, finishing at 55.59 seconds. Read this article

Fanshawe CME winner documents the 2020 Beirut explosion
On July 21, the 2021 Canadian Media Educators (CME) National Student Awards announced their winners and second-place honorable mentions. Nineteen students on behalf of Fanshawe's School of Contemporary Media accepted five wins and six honorable mentions. Read this article

University of Western Faculty Association urges mandatory vaccines on campus
On Tuesday, The University of Western Faculty Association (UWOFA) released a statement calling on Western University to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for all students and staff on campus. Read this article

It's now easier than ever to get vaccinated in London
As of July 14, you no longer need an appointment to get a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read this article

Addressing climate change with Prof. Gordon McBean
Climatologist and Western University professor, Gordon McBean has, for years, studied matters concerning the rise in the frequency of heat waves due to the acceleration of greenhouse gas emissions. Read this article

Fanshawe College student wins CICan award
Fanshawe student Matt Parr was recognized as one of this year's winners in the eighth annual Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Student Art Showcase. Read this article

CTS Fanshawe launches free virtual programming for seniors
Fanshawe's Corporate Training Solutions (CTS) has released a free online program to support seniors with their technology skills. Read this article

Online Indigenous advocates you should be following
When it comes to the voices of the Indigenous communities all over Ontario (but specifically in London) there has been no shying away from the fight for what is right in the community. Read this article

Keeping a legacy alive: new scholarship opportunity aims to support digital creativity
A new scholarship opportunity is now available for students studying digital art and digital marketing. Read this article

The Focus Interview Series aims to inspire
Fanshawe's Journalism-Broadcast program coordinator, Jim Van Horne is hosting a new inspirational interview series called The Focus. The Focus showcases experiences by Fanshawe alumni, current students, and staff, on their successes and life lessons. Read this article

London to host 2024 Ontario Summer Games
On Tuesday June 22, the Ontario government announced the City of London will host the 2024 Ontario Summer Games. Read this article

Positive Space celebrates Pride with free doughnuts
On June 15, Fanshawe's Positive Space program hosted a free doughnut event as a part of the Fanshawe Student Union's (FSU) pride festivities. Chick Boss Cakes visited Oasis to offer free doughnuts to Fanshawe students. Read this article

The origin of residential schools and their impact today
On May 27, a mass grave of 215 children was discovered at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Read this article

A list of people who have spoken out against the anti-Muslim killings in London
On June 6, four members of a London, Ont. family were struck and killed by a vehicle as a result of an act of Islamophobia. The attack left a nine-year-old boy hospitalized with serious injuries. Read this article

How the FSU plans to prioritize mental health
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) promises to implement activities with greater emphasis on mental health, diversity, and student leadership in the upcoming 2021/2022 academic year. Read this article

"A state of shock and fear:" president of Fanshawe Muslim Students' Assocation
The London Muslim community is reeling after a hate-motivated hit-and-run left four family members dead, and one nine-year-old boy seriously injured. Read this article

Here's what you'll be able to do in Ontario starting Friday
The Ontario government announced Monday that it would be moving into Step One of its reopening plan ahead of schedule. As of June 11 at 12:01 a.m., a number of outdoor activities will be allowed to resume. Read this article

JUNOS promise big night for Fanshawe alumni
The biggest night in Canadian music is set to air this Sunday, and Fanshawe College will be well represented. Read this article

Fanshawe mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for students in residence
Fanshawe College announced Thursday that students who plan to live in residence in the fall will need to provide proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read this article

Fanshawe students donate vegetables to low-income families
Second year Fanshawe College students of the horticulture technician program have grown and donated vegetables to the London Food Bank. Read this article

Grand Theatre announces reopening
When the first lockdown was announced sixteen months ago, businesses here in London had to quickly adapt to new methods of working. For the Grand Theatre, they took the time to invest in renovations to gear up for their grand re-opening in October 2021. Read this article

Fanshawe lowers all flags to half-mast in memory of Kamloops residential school victims
On Thursday May 27, preliminary findings from a survey of the grounds at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School uncovered the remains of 215 children buried at the site. Read this article

Fanshawe College celebrates opening of new oral health clinic
On Thursday May 27, Fanshawe College celebrated the opening of a new oral health clinic. The clinic will not only be a learning lab for students, but an affordable dental care option for members of the community. Read this article

Western University will require vaccines for students in residence
Students who want to live in a residence at Western University and its affiliate colleges will be required to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read this article

Fanshawe grads move their music business to West Grey County
baselineMUSIC, a music management and marketing company run by Fanshawe grads Cortney Harkin and Sean Russell, is on the move to West Grey County. Read this article

Health Unit issues a heat alert for London and surrounding area
The heat is descending on Middlesex County, with potentially record-breaking temperatures setting in on Tuesday. Read this article

Ontario unveils a ‘Roadmap to Reopen’
Golf, tennis, and other outdoor activities will be the first things to resume as early as this weekend. Read this article

Women of Excellence Awards honours Fanshawe's own Michele Beaudoin
On May 19, the YMCA held their Women of Excellence ceremony and recognized Fanshawe's vice-president of student services, Michele Beaudoin. Read this article

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