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Interrobang articles on the topic of Fanshawe College

Controlling COVID is up to all of us
It is a New Year, and a new semester. Just as this has been a challenging past year, the New Year brings its own set of unique challenges. Read this article

Two virtual career fairs coming to Fanshawe
This year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two virtual career fairs will be taking place for students. Read this article

Fanshawe College mourns international student
Fanshawe College is mourning the loss of a young international student killed in a crash in north London on Jan. 6. Read this article

Fanshawe's aviation school looks to the future with name change
Fanshawe's Norton Wolf School has always been at the cutting edge of industry technology. Read this article

Fanshawe launches new program for occupational health and safety technicians
Due to the increased need for occupational health and safety technicians caused by the pandemic, Fanshawe is launching a new, redesigned Occupational Health and Safety program. Read this article

Fanshawe receives $250,000 donation from Canada Life
Christmas has come early for Fanshawe College, thanks to a $250,000 donation from Canada Life in support of Innovation Village earlier this month. Read this article

Fanshawe celebrates military-connected college
Fanshawe College has been helping support its military-connected students since it first signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) last spring. Read this article

Fanshawe you win; I give up
Guidance is something we all desire, something to hold onto to make sense of the darkness the unknown can bring. COVID-19 has made this all but more apparent to me. Read this article

Fanshawe College Pathways Fair goes virtual
The Pathways Fair is an annual Fanshawe event helping students find information regarding external academic pathways for bachelor's and master's degrees. Amid COVID-19, organizers have converted the fair to a virtual format taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Read this article

Fanshawe lab developments will help speed the validation process for COVID-19 treatments
Fanshawe College's Centre for Research and Innovation has developed a faster and cheaper method of testing potential treatments for COVID-19. Read this article

The Career Launcher program is helping youth find jobs
Fanshawe College received some major funding recently from the federal government. The $3.7 million dollar boost from the federal government is being used to help youth that are facing barriers trying to get in or return to the workforce. Read this article

Fanshawe students can now get tested for COVID-19 at two campus locations
Students enrolled at Fanshawe College can get tested for COVID-19 without leaving campus. Read this article

Fanshawe's world now divided between virtual and in-person reality
The COVID-19 pandemic has split the Fanshawe community between the virtual and real-life world. Read this article

Will Fanshawe students catch COVID-19 before catching a break?
Since the shutdown, we've been in a transitional period in which communication has not been the best on Fanshawe's part. This is something myself and other students have experienced. Read this article

Fanshawe defers fall convocation due to public health restrictions
Fanshawe College has announced its decision to defer all fall convocation ceremonies. The decision was made based on current public health restrictions on large indoor gatherings. Read this article

Fanshawe reopening a soft launch for September
Fanshawe's partial reopening last week will help the College shape its safety measures for the fall, when approximately 8,200 students will study in a hybrid format.  Read this article

The Out Back Shack opens for summer
The Out Back Shack (OBS) has officially re-opened its patio for the remainder of the summer, and is waiting on Fanshawe's approval to open its indoor dining room. Read this article

Fanshawe researching potential COVID-19 treatment
A treatment for COVID-19 could come from Fanshawe's main campus in London Ont. Read this article

Fanshawe releases plans for summer and fall
Fanshawe College will not reopen until later in the summer, and only in a limited capacity. The College announced its plans for the summer and fall terms today. Read this article

High traffic crashes Fanshawe emergency fund site within minutes
The online application for Fanshawe's student emergency fund was flooded with applications when it opened this morning at 10 a.m., causing the website to crash. Read this article

Interrobang Podcast: Mary Pierce
Mary Pierce, the Dean of Business, Information Technology and Part-time Studies at Fanshawe College discusses the transition to online learning for faculty and students and how Fanshawe is leading the way in that tech and helping out other institutions. Read this article

Fanshawe creates relief fund as students wait out COVID-19
Fanshawe College has created a $1.5 million student emergency fund for students facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis Read this article

Fanshawe student confirmed positive for COVID-19
A Fanshawe student is confirmed as presumptive positive for COVID-19, Interrobang has learned. Read this article

Journalism-broadcast students providing COVID-19 coverage online
The journalism-broadcast students making up the XFM News Team are ensuring their audience stays up-to-date with online COVID-19 coverage. Read this article

Fanshawe supplies PPE, ventilators to regional health care providers
Fanshawe College has sent personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators to health care providers in the London-Middlesex region to help frontline workers tackle 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read this article

With many classes moving online, how are Fanshawe students feeling?
Following a week of cancelled classes, Fanshawe College will move as much online learning as possible starting March 23. Read this article

Fanshawe students share thoughts on COVID-19's impact on classes
With classes cancelled up until March 20, Fanshawe College will be closing its doors to the public on March 18 due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read this article

Fanshawe College takes more measures amid COVID-19
Michele Beaudoin, the vice-president of student services, announced on March 16 on the College's website that student support services will be moved to online and phone delivery only as of March 18. Read this article

Fanshawe cancels classes for one week, online learning to follow
Fanshawe College is cancelling classes for the week of March 16 to 20 due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Interrobang has learned. Read this article

Fanshawe postpones Spring Open House amid COVID-19
Fanshawe College announced they will be postponing their March 14 Spring Open House at all campuses due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read this article

New partnership brings cinematic opportunities to London
A new partnership could help those working in the film industry to stay in London following graduation. Read this article

London South Campus celebrates grand opening
Fanshawe College staff and faculty got a chance to check out the London South Campus during its grand opening on Feb. 28. Read this article

New research fund helping develop students' digital marketing skills
A new competition co-funded by Northern Commerce and Fanshawe College is giving students the chance to put their digital marketing skills to the test. Read this article

New supports coming for Fanshawe military students
On Friday Feb. 21, Colonel Jason Guiney and Fanshawe president Peter Devlin signed a new memorandum supporting military personnel attending college. Read this article

Fanshawe continues joint nursing degree program with Western
Colleges across Ontario can now offer stand-alone degrees in nursing, but so far, Fanshawe College will not be offering one. Read this article

Fanshawe's five-year plan revealed
Fanshawe College's new strategic goals from now to 2025 were discussed at the Fanshawe College President's Update Meeting. Read this article

Ask a Prof: Dealing with withdrawal
Hey Prof, I'm not doing very well in one of my courses and I'm thinking about dropping it. Any advice? Read this article

When is Pride marketing opportunistic?
A common question that has gained traction over that past couple years is, can Pride marketing be problematic? Read this article

Four London pre-apprenticeship programs receive Provincial boost
The Ontario government will provide funding towards pre-apprenticeship programs to fill a skilled trades shortage. Read this article

CRI secures cannabis license
The Centre for Research and Innovation is heading for greener pastures with its new cannabis research license. Read this article

Innovation Village: Many changes taking place as construction begins
As Innovation Village's first phase begins, an on-campus entrepreneurial hub starts its new chapter and nearby study areas close. Read this article

Fanshawe part of federal pre-budget consultations
Stakeholders from across London met at Fanshawe College with members of the federal government to discuss Budget 2020. Read this article

Celebrating a century of nursing education
Museum London exhibit, running from Feb. 1 to May 24, outlines the history of Western University and Fanshawe College's nursing programs. Read this article

Do the new OCS products affect Fanshawe's policies?
A new year means new legal cannabis products, but it won't change Fanshawe College's existing smoke-free policy. Read this article

Short cuts: cutting down travel time to classes
Sometimes it is tedious to traverse the halls of Fanshawe. The weird shapes to some of the buildings makes it longer to get to one end of the College to the other. Read this article

Fanshawe's downtown addition wins award
The team behind the design of 130 Dundas Street has been recognized with an Urban Design Award from the City of London for their innovative reuse of the former Kingsmill's department store building. Read this article

Ontario government invests in skilled trades
A recent financial boost from the Ontario government is encouraging more high school students to consider the skilled trades. Read this article

Two new short-term programs assist the community
Fanshawe College's Access Studies, stationed at 431 Richmond St., is offering two new programs, financial and digital literacy. Read this article

Fanshawe’s 200,000th graduate thankful for support
Haley Aldred, a recent child and youth care graduate and Fanshawe College's 200,000th graduate, is grateful for the support she received from her peers and professors. Read this article

Positive messages to be spread around campus for World Kindness Day
On Nov. 13, Fanshawe College students will be spreading kindness. Students in the Community Integration Through Co-Operative Education (CICE) program will post positive messages around the school for World Kindness Day. Read this article

Designing for the future? Follow Fanshawe's lead
If you're looking forward to what the future of a climate-conscious society looks like, you will find glimpses of it on the sides and roofs of Fanshawe College. Read this article

New cannabis program set to launch fall 2020
Fanshawe's new cannabis applied science program will give students the opportunity to find their footing in the cannabis industry. Read this article

Three chickenpox cases tied to Fanshawe College confirmed
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) and Fanshawe College are reminding staff and students to prevent the spread of chickenpox after a few cases tied to the college were reported. Read this article

Fanshawe's fashion program teaches sustainability to a new generation
The earth is warming up, and the clothes you're wearing are part of the reason. Read this article

Fanshawe thanks Princess Auto Foundation for support
The Fanshawe College Foundation recognized the Princess Auto Foundation's generosity throughout the years on Sept. 17. Read this article

Finance and wealth management program collecting interest
Fanshawe College's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business and Western University affiliate King's University College offer a four-year finance and wealth management collaborative program. Read this article

Project LEARN returns for 2019
There will be more London Police in neighbourhoods nearby Fanshawe College and Western University and in Downtown London. Read this article

Coin payment eliminated for parking in Lots 5 and 8
You'll no longer have to dig for coins to pay for parking in two of Fanshawe College’s parking lots. Read this article

Fanshawe's London South Campus celebrates opening
Fanshawe College's new London South Campus finished off an already positive first year with a community barbeque. Read this article

Fanshawe earns Gold STARS
Fanshawe College's commitment to a green campus led them to gold. Read this article

President's Breakfast serves dose of reality
On Aug. 28, Fanshawe's fifth edition of the annual President's Breakfast saw hundreds of College faculty, staff and community members come together for coffee, eggs and a look into the future. Read this article

Fanshawe upgrading washrooms
As early as the end of September, there will be additional washrooms at Fanshawe College that are more sustainable and accessible. Read this article

Fanshawe working with London Jobs Now to connect employers to graduates, students
Fanshawe College is connecting its students to the regional job market. A City of London press release said the College joined the London Jobs Now Task Force. Read this article

Short cuts: cutting down travel time to classes
Sometimes it is tedious to traverse the halls of Fanshawe. The weird shapes to some of the buildings makes it longer to get to one end of the College to the other. Read this article

Food options on campus
A look at some of your on campus dining choices while attending Fanshawe College. Read this article

Fanshawe hosting interactive evenings at Budweiser Gardens
Fanshawe College is sponsoring the Interactive Evening series at Budweiser Gardens, with three events scheduled so far. Read this article

From India to Fanshawe: an alumnus tells his story
Meet the man Fanshawe's own president refers to as Mr. Fanshawe, Arjun Bhardwaj. Read this article

Fanshawe-related LTC bus routes to change
The London Transit Commission (LTC) is changing 41 bus routes as part of the 2019 Service Plan, according to their website. Read this article

Fanshawe signs new collaboration with institute from Peru
Fanshawe College, along with Instituto del Sur (ISUR) of Arequipa, Peru, have made an agreement that will enable students and faculty to move between both institutions. Read this article

Fanshawe prepares for another year of Pride London Festival
It may be over a month away, but Fanshawe College is already gearing up to show its support for its LGBT2Q+ community during the annual Pride London Festival, taking place July 18 to 28. Read this article

Fanshawe pulls hat trick at Canadian Music Awards
The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards (CMBIA) have named Fanshawe College Canada's Top Music School, tying with the Metalworks Institute in Mississauga. Read this article

Interactive Media program receives national award
On May 6, Fanshawe's Interactive Media program cluster received the Silver Program Excellence award from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). Read this article

Fanshawe College expands again
According to an April 10 media release, the College is working to create a new campus at 1060 Wellington Rd. The location is the site of the former Westervelt College building. Read this article

Simcoe/Norfolk campus offers a tighter knit community
Fanshawe's Simcoe/Norfolk campus is continuously growing in order to meet the needs of the labour market. Read this article

Conference allows LGBTQ2S+ students to educate, "reclaim time"
On March 29, faculty, staff and students attended Reclaiming Our Time, a student-led conference to share and discuss obstacles faced by the LGBTQ2S+ community in and around campus. Read this article

Fanshawe to open new site in Woodstock
Fanshawe announced that there will be a new site in downtown Woodstock in a Fanshawe News, March 14 press release. Read this article

Fanshawe Live: Dundas Place
Interrobang's coverage of Fanshawe: Live Dundas Place on March 15, 2019, which featured performances from current Fanshawe students and Fanshawe alumni as well. Read this article

Reclaiming Our Time Conference creates platform for unheard voices
Fanshawe's Reclaiming Our Time Conference is giving marginalized students an opportunity to reclaim their time and use their voice to discuss issues that they have faced at Fanshawe or in the London community. Read this article

New business pitch event taking place during Research and Innovation Week
The Pitch: 131 Seconds for $50,000 is running for the first time ever on March 20 and senior leaders from Fanshawe will have an opportunity to pitch their research project ideas. Read this article

Fanshawe spirit to shine at Fanshawe's open house
Fanshawe College and its many campuses will be having their annual spring open house on March 23. Read this article

Innovate and connect during Fanshawe's Innovation Week
From March 18 to 22, Fanshawe College will be holding it is first Innovation Week. Read this article

Fanshawe to hold "Fanshawe Live" street festival in anticipation of the Juno Awards
Fanshawe College, in collaboration with Dundas Place, the Fanshawe Alumni Team, Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) and the Juno Awards, will host Fanshawe Live: Dundas Place. Read this article

Leap Junction preparing for third year of summer incubator
Leap Junction will be running the third year of the summer incubator program this year. Read this article

Fanshawe's Passport to Wellness Program: Setting you up for success
The Passport to Wellness Program is a series offered by Fanshawe to educate and encourage a balanced lifestyle. Read this article

Innovation Works offers change of scenery
Innovation Works wants the Fanshawe community to know its doors are open. Read this article

Free speech policy now in effect
Free speech policies are now in effect across all of Ontario's post-secondary institutions, as mandated by Doug Ford's governing Progressive Conservatives. Read this article

Fanshawe fights to end violence against Indigenous women
The reality of 1,200 murdered and missing Indigenous women concerns every single Canadian. Read this article

Colleges Ontario reports positive outcome for job-ready graduates
Eighty-six per cent of Ontario college graduates find employment within six months, according to recent statistics released by Colleges Ontario. Read this article

Fanshawe starts Here for You campaign to drive awareness of student services
Fanshawe's student services is launching a campaign to promote the number of services available to students. Read this article

Fanshawe ranks high with Key Performance Indicators survey
Fanshawe students and staff will be happy to hear the results from this year's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) survey. Read this article

Fanshawe succeeds at the OCMC 2018
Fanshawe students achieved great success at the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC) on Nov. 15 and 16, with Shauna Freemantle taking home a gold medal. Read this article

Fanshawe bringing cheer to London with the Shoebox Project
The London Shoebox Project for shelters will be teaming up with Fanshawe and other companies this winter to collect items for women in need. Read this article

Smoke-free Fanshawe does not seem to be working out as planned
Fanshawe implemented a smoke-free campus on Nov. 1, but the College was not prepared for all of the entrances to the campus to be filled with smokers. Read this article

Fanshawe ranks among top 10 research colleges for second year
Fanshawe College has ranked among the top 10 of Canada's 50 research colleges for 2018, according to an annual list compiled by Research Infosource Inc. Read this article

New grant paves way to Fast Fashion solutions
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded Fanshawe College a $240,000 research grant to develop a new Fast Fashion re-manufacturing model. Read this article

Fanshawe's Corporate Training Solutions upgrades tech courses to Industry 4.0
Fanshawe College's Corporate Training Solutions (CTS) has announced a new partnership with Festo Didactic to upgrade its manufacturing-related training courses throughout Southwestern Ontario starting in 2019. Read this article

Students urged to properly pitch their butts
As staff and students adjust to Fanshawe's new smoke-free policy, effective Nov. 1, it is important they be mindful of where they pitch their butts. Read this article

Students fear impact of smoke-free policy
As news of the smoke-free policy sinks in across campus, some students who smoke are concerned about its possible impact on their mental and physical health. Read this article

Going smoke-free is a violation to some folks
In recent years a number of properties such as colleges and universities, hospitals and sport stadiums have gone completely smoke-free. Read this article

Fanshawe opens new biotechnology facility
Fanshawe unveiled its new Centre for Advanced Research and Innovation in biotechnology (CARIB) during a grand opening ceremony on Oct. 9. Read this article

Fanshawe announces smoke-free policy
Fanshawe College has announced it will make its campuses entirely smoke-free as of Nov. 1, 2018. Read this article

Fanshawe sustainability initiatives on campus
The sustainability duo, Ivan Walker and Amanda Whittingham, are the fix it, clean it, park it and green it people at Fanshawe. Walker has been the Senior Manager, Facilities Operations and Sustainability for five years and Amanda Whittingham has been the Sustainability Coordinator for two years. Read this article

Solar panels to be installed on campus buildings
Construction has begun on the installation of solar panels to the sides of buildings B, C, D, as well as Falcon House and Peregrine House residences. Read this article

Wanted: more parking at Fanshawe
The new school year has started and so has the frustration with the parking system at Fanshawe. Read this article

Innovation Village: The future of a Fanshawe collaboration
An exciting project known as Innovation Village is in development at Fanshawe College, promising to bring the college and local community closer together and more connected than ever before. Read this article

Fanshawe introduces five new programs
As Fanshawe continues to expand and new jobs are constantly being created, five new programs are now being offered at the college to accommodate growth. Read this article

Parking shortage just another part of the new school year
Despite recent local media buzz suggesting that there may be a campus parking shortage, a College representative said it's business as usual for this time of year. Read this article

REDTALKS: In conversation with Lucy DeCoutere
Lucy DeCoutere is coming to Fanshawe College to talk about resilience. It's a subject she's become all too familiar with over the past few years. Read this article

New Safety Pass tool to give Fanshawe's building technology students industry-standard protection
Fanshawe's building technology program is now including the Ontario General Contractors Association's (OGCA) Safety Pass tool in its occupational health and safety course this fall. Read this article

New program for men coming to Fanshawe
A male-targeted program discussing sexual violence is coming to Fanshawe College in November. Read this article

Fanshawe's faculty of business gains a new dean
Mary Pierce, former instructor and chair of the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, has been appointed dean of Fanshawe's faculty of business. Read this article

Take a peek at Fanshawe's newest campus
After years of planning and development, Fanshawe College has officially opened the doors of its new downtown campus. Read this article

Transitioning from high school to post-secondary education
Adjusting to a new environment is always tricky and one of the most difficult transitions of all is from high school to post-secondary school. Read this article

Short cuts: cutting down travel time to classes
Sometimes it is tedious to traverse the halls of Fanshawe. The weird shapes to some of the buildings makes it longer to get to one end of the College to the other. Read this article

Food options on campus
A look at some of your on campus dining choices while attending Fanshawe College. Read this article

Coaches Corner: Looking ahead to a new season
According to a Fanshawe Athletics media release, 2017/18 was the most successful season in the Falcons' 51 year history. Read this article

Gillian Sneddon: Fanshawe names new executive director, advancement and alumni
Fanshawe welcomed a new staff member during this past summer, as Gillian Sneddon started her new role as executive director, advancement and alumni. Read this article

FSU's The Sharing Shop moves to a new campus location
The Sharing Shop run by the FSU moved locations in mid-August to the Student Union Building (SUB) 1015. Read this article

Lawrence Kinlin School of Business adds a number of new professors
Fanshawe's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business continues to expand year after year and there are a number of new professors joining the school to reflect the growth. Read this article

How Fanshawe is preparing for legalized marijuana
Marijuana will be legal in Canada on Oct. 17 and Fanshawe has spent the summer developing strategies as to how to support and educate students about the substance. Read this article

A look at what Fanshawe's newest building will feature
Fanshawe College will soon be opening the doors to its new campus building downtown on Dundas Street. Read this article

Larry Weir named new chair of the Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology
After 37 years of service, recently retired decorated veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Larry Weir, joins the Fanshawe family as the new chair for the Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology. Read this article

Fanshawe's MIA program wins Music School of the Year award for second year in a row
Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program is shining even brighter after being named the top music school in the country for the second year in a row. Read this article

Fanshawe installed new solar-powered energy stations
This summer Fanshawe is introducing three solar-powered picnic tables and two solar-powered bench arches for students and staff to enjoy a free charge from the sun. Read this article

Paramedic students test their knowledge and decision-making skills during mock disaster scenarios
On April 13, students from the paramedic program at Fanshawe had the opportunity to participate in mock disaster scenarios to help prepare them for their future careers in the medical field. Read this article

FSU discusses current and future initiatives at their Annual General Meeting
On April 10, the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) held their Annual General Meeting in the Alumni Lounge. The meeting began with an address from the president of the FSU, Morganna Sampson. Read this article

Fanshawe makes history with United Way Campaign
Fanshawe's United Way Campaign raised over $100,000 for the eighth consecutive year for a grand total of nearly one million dollars. Read this article

Spring flowers are in full bloom at Fanshawe College's greenhouse
This past weekend Fanshawe College's horticulture technician program had a rounding success selling hydrangeas from the Spriet Family Greenhouse on campus for the Easter holiday. Read this article

Changes made to waste management at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's new waste disposal policy officially came into effect on April 1. Although a number of changes to what can and cannot be recycled or composted have been made, receptacle stations across campus remain unaltered. Read this article

Stephen Patterson named new dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design
Fanshawe's Faculty of Arts, Media and Design (FAMD) gained a new dean on April 2, with the appointment of Stephen Patterson. Read this article

High school to post-secondary: The stereotypes live on
I am definitely not the first person to notice that there is a stigma around college-level courses. Many believe that taking university-level courses means that you are more intelligent than those in college-level courses. Read this article

Evening crisis walk-in clinic for students arrives at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's Counselling and Accessibility Services and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) have collaborated to bring an evening crisis support walk-in clinic to campus. Read this article

A welcoming space for female students
An initiative that commenced in 2016 at Fanshawe is working to provide a supportive, hands-on learning environment for women with a passion for carpentry and renovation. Read this article

Skills Boost initiative gives a second chance to adult learners
On Feb. 23, Kate Young, MP of London West, spoke to members of the Fanshawe community regarding the new Skills Boost initiative and the support it will provide for adult learners who want to go back to school. Read this article

Fanshawe's MRI co-ordinator receives Health Sciences Award
Elizabeth Lorusso was the recipient of the Health Sciences Award at the Fanshawe Alumni Distinguished Alumni Awards' Hall of Fame dinner on Feb. 8. Currently, Lorusso is the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program co-ordinator at the College. Read this article

Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty about LGBTQ+ community
The Positive Space Ally program aims to educate Fanshawe faculty on how to act as an ally and create a welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirited students. Read this article

Fanshawe pilot project: Removing some waste bins to improve diversion rate
Fanshawe's Facilities Operations and Sustainability Department will be conducting a pilot project in the 'D Building' throughout the upcoming weeks in an attempt to improve the College's diversion rate. Read this article

Fanshawe student and Student Wellness Centre don't see eye to eye on gym dress code
On Jan. 23, Fanshawe student Elizabeth McKenzie came to the Student Wellness Centre to exercise and was asked to change the top she was wearing. Read this article

Research and Innovation Day is coming to Fanshawe
If you have any research or innovation projects that you would like to showcase, you're in luck- Research and Innovation Day at Fanshawe is fast approaching. Read this article

Students and staff race RC cars for charity
Fanshawe students and staff members showed off their competitive spirits last Wednesday at the third annual United Way RC Car Races event. The event gave students and staff the opportunity to race RC cars around a race track with the goal of completing a lap with the fastest time. Read this article

Minister of Science and MP of London North visit Fanshawe
On the morning of Jan. 9, Minister of Science, the Honourable Kristy Duncan, and the MP of London North, Peter Fragiskatos, took a tour of the various skill trade and manufacturing labs on campus. Read this article

Twenty-five Fanshawe staff win Dream Lottery grand prize
A group of 25 current and former Fanshawe staff won the Fall Dream Lottery grand prize. The current and former Fanshawe staff members were the first group to win the grand prize of either the choice of one of two $1.4 million homes or a cash prize of $1 million. Read this article

Fanshawe's international business management program co-ordinator pleads guilty during court martial
Nord Mensah plead guilty to a charge of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline at a court martial in British Columbia on Dec. 4.  Read this article

Fanshawe's Gary Curtis, receives an Outstanding Educator award from OACETT
Gary Curtis, a Fanshawe civil engineering professor, recently received a prestigious award for his contributions in educating civil engineering students. Read this article

Former Fanshawe Vice President Student Services earned well-deserved lifetime achievement award
An outstanding woman who has dedicated almost 40 years of her life to a career at Fanshawe College has been recognized for her excellence. Read this article

Multiple student associations say the Student Support Fund is insufficient
Several student associations from across the province are urging the provincial government to reconsider the structure and regulations pertaining to the Student Support Fund. Read this article

Fanshawe faculty and students return to classrooms after weeks off due to Ontario college's faculty strike
Back to school, back to class, back to stress, semester saved for over 43,000 Fanshawe students and faculty as Ontario government takes action in halting college faculty strike. Read this article

Purple, lights and chalk walks: Fanshawe's support for raising awareness on violence against women
In an effort to further extend the support of the London Abused Women's Centre's Shine the Light campaign, Fanshawe simply took it one step further with a number of things, including a chalk walk. Read this article

Fanshawe's School of Public Safety students learn from city mock disaster scenario
On Oct. 12, Fanshawe students and emergency services participated in a mock disaster scenario around the Westminster Pond area. Participants were left in the dark on what the scenario would be until the start of the exercise, in order to test their comprehension and ingenuity. Read this article

Fanshawe landscape design students miss out on planned semester abroad in Europe
Fanshawe landscape design students are voicing their concerns to government officials, news outlets and the College after their planned semester abroad in Europe was cancelled as a result of the faculty strike. Read this article

Strike in full swing across 24 Ontario Colleges
The hallways at Fanshawe College were almost vacant on the morning of Oct. 16, as a result of the Ontario Public Service Employee Union (OPSEU) faculty strike. Rather than teaching students in their classrooms, Fanshawe faculty members created picket lines around the College. Read this article

Fanshawe gains a new special constable
On Oct. 3, Special Constable Justin Caron was sworn-in and received his badge as the newest member of Campus Security Services. Read this article

OPSEU sets Oct. 16 as strike deadline across 24 Ontario Colleges
A strike deadline has been set by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) for Oct. 16 at 12:01 a.m. Read this article

On campus services that help mental health
To help deal with anxiety and stress, Fanshawe College provides services to help find ways to conquer the stress. The largest service for mental health on campus is the Counselling and Accessibility Services department. Read this article

Program for students with developmental and intellectual disabilities comes back for second year at Fanshawe
The Community Integration Through Co-Operative Education (CICE) program, is a two-year certificate program designed for people with learning challenges that are interested in seeking higher education for future career success. Read this article

Fiftieth Anniversary Tour comes to Fanshawe
A 42-foot interactive trailer is touring across all 24 Ontario colleges to celebrate the history and success of the college education system in the province. Read this article

Fanshawe Student Union hosts annual Craft Beer Festival
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) hosted its annual Craft Beer Festival at Forwell Hall last Tuesday. The event, which ran on Sept. 26 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., gave students the opportunity to learn more about the local breweries around the London area while taste testing a few of their delicious brews. Read this article

Olympian Silken Laumann spoke to Fanshawe about physical and mental health
On Sept. 21, REDTALKS special guest Silken Laumann spoke to members of the Fanshawe community about her life as a professional athlete and the obstacles she has overcome both physically and mentally during and following her athletic career. Read this article

Ontario college faculty vote in favour of a strike mandate
On Sept. 14, faculty from across all 24 colleges in Ontario cast their ballots to determine if their bargaining team would have the power to institute a strike. After the dust had settled, 68 per cent voted in favour of a strike mandate. Read this article

Faculty strike vote and bargaining talks on the rise for Ontario Colleges
On Sept. 14, a faculty strike vote will take place to determine whether the faculty from the 24 colleges from across Ontario support the Ontario Public Service Employees Union's (OPSEU) or the College Employer Council's (Council) vision for the future of the college system. Read this article

Fanshawe becomes Polytechnics Canada member
Fanshawe College is the newest member of Polytechnics Canada, a Canadian national association of elite colleges and institutes of technology. Read this article

Frosh week heading in a new direction
Before hitting the books, incoming Fanshawe students will have the opportunity to participate in the newly developed orientation day on Sept. 5. Read this article

Budweiser Gardens to host three Canadian acts for Fanshawe's 50th anniversary
Get ready Fanshawe, Canadian bands Hedley, Barenaked Ladies and special guest Brave Shores are making their way to the Budweiser Gardens stage. Read this article

Rainbow crosswalk painted at Fanshawe
Fanshawe College students and faculty as well as Fanshawe Student Union members came together to paint a rainbow crosswalk in front of the of the new Wellness and Fitness Centre. Read this article

Fanshawe hosts Indigenous basketball tournament
Fanshawe held an Indigenous basketball tournament on June 7th in Fanshawe's fitness center gymnasium. Open to students, parents and spectators, the games kicked off at 10 a.m. and ran through to 2 p.m. Read this article

Construction updates to Fanshawe's downtown campus
Fanshawe representatives and community members held a press conference in the Good Foundation Theatre of the downtown campus, the Centre for Digital and Performance Arts (CDPA), to discuss updates on the progress of the construction of the new downtown London campus, on June 9. Read this article

Fanshawe launches new agri-business management graduate program
Fanshawe celebrated the launch of its one-year agri-business management graduate certificate program on June 7. Read this article

Fanshawe marks well with key performance indicators survey
With a student population of roughly 43,000 students, Fanshawe College is an institution filled with different people from all walks of life. According to data collected amongst the 24 major colleges in Ontario, it seems that students who chose Fanshawe as their post-secondary institution have made an effective and sound decision. Read this article

Fanshawe College ranked high by international students
Fanshawe College ranked highly for the seventh year in a row in the 2016 i-graduate International Student Barometer (IBS), according to a Fanshawe news release. Read this article

Fanshawe and FSU gear up for Pride London Festival
Fanshawe and the Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) are getting ready for this summer's Pride London Festival. Read this article

Provincial government grants Fanshawe $2.6 million
Ontario Deputy Premier, MPP for London North Centre and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Deb Matthews, visited Fanshawe to make a special announcement on May 26. Read this article

Fanshawe Wellness and Fitness Centre open for business
Fanshawe welcomed its students into the new Wellness and Fitness centre with a soft launch on May 8. The three-story centre, located in J building, has been under construction for roughly two years. Read this article

Fanshawe holds mock disaster training exercise
Emergency medical services (EMS) arrived at Fanshawe to respond to a mock emergency that took place in front of B building on May 25. The incident, a Fanshawe Emergency Management Office (EMO), disaster training exercise, titled Fanshawe Exercise 50, was organized by a core planning team. Read this article

Fanshawe business professor joins Peter Devlin as president for the day
Professor Shannon Webb from the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business joined Peter Devlin as Fanshawe's president for the day on May 24. The day was arranged as the prize for an online silent auction that took place to fundraise for Fanshawe's United Way campaign.  Read this article

School of Public Safety receive grant from Siemens Canada
Fanshawe's advanced ergonomic studies students will have an even greater opportunity to pursue their schooling with the help of an in-kind grant on April 11 from Siemens Canada, worth a commercial value of over $28 million. Read this article

Minister of Health addresses positive benefits of the 2017 budget at Fanshawe
The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health paid a visit to Fanshawe on March 27, to discuss the ways in which the 2017 budget will help Canadians be able to attend school and have the necessary skills needed to find a good job in the middle class section. Read this article

Fanshawe's Research and Innovation Day a success
Fanshawe students, faculty, staff and some community members celebrated the work of a variety of different groups who presented their findings at the Research and Innovation Day on March 21. Read this article

Is Fanshawe doing its part to remain eco-friendly?
Sustainability has long been a priority for Fanshawe, a move reflected by its decision to join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in 2012 Read this article

New recycling program puts butts to good use
Fanshawe is one of the first schools in Southwestern Ontario to recycle cigarette butts from its campus. Read this article

Fanshawe delivers promise of free tuition for 10 Syrian refugee families
Fanshawe College has kept its promise in supporting the City of London's plan to help Syrian refugees who came to Canada during the Syrian Crisis. Read this article

Fanshawe makes highest contribution to United Way in its history
Fanshawe president Peter Devlin announced that Fanshawe had exceeded its United Way campaign goal. The goal was set at the beginning of the campaign in September 2016 and was exceeded by over a few thousand, reaching a record-setting $115,153. Read this article

Extra reading week a possibility for Fanshawe in the future
In light of Western University adding an extra reading week in the fall for their students, there may be good news ahead for Fanshawe students as well. Read this article

Big acts to play Fanshawe's 50th anniversary celebration concert
According to a Feb. 23 Fanshawe Corporate Communications press release, the concert titled Fanshawe at 50: Live in Concert will see a trio of Canadian bands headline the event and is presented by Johnson Insurance. Read this article

REDTALKS: Fanshawe presents futurist Richard Worzel
Fanshawe's second REDTALKS is coming up on March 2, with a theme of looking to the future. Richard Worzel, Canada's leading futurist is this semester's speaker. Read this article

Fanshawe introduces Women in Carpentry pilot project
In an effort to gain more females interest in the world of carpentry, Fanshawe introduced a pilot project of a women-oriented learning experience. The initiative, which began last September, will continue on next year due to the positive feedback from stakeholders. Read this article

Student satisfaction and engagement survey back on campus
Another round of the key performance indicator (KPI) student satisfaction and engagement survey is set to happen at Fanshawe from Feb. 6 to 10, according to Christine Spicer, reporting co-ordinator of institutional research for the college. Read this article

Mysterious red chairs
Walking around campus, one might have noticed two sets of fancier red chairs that closely resemble those used for Bell's Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative. You may be wondering where they came from, who put them there and why are they on campus? Read this article

Potential salary hike for Ontario College presidents and senior executives
College presidents and vice presidents across all 24 provincial institutions could see an increase in pay of over 50 per cent, according to proposal drafts by college boards. This includes Fanshawe president, Peter Devlin, who could be making roughly 42 per cent more. Read this article

Course Contemplation: Social service worker program: Regular versus fast track
The social service worker program is a generalist program that covers a lifespan of individuals. It is most suitable for people who are devoted to helping others wherever and whenever they need help. Read this article

Siemens donates new grant to Fanshawe Applied Science and Technology department
On Jan. 25, Fanshawe engineering students gained a new opportunity for success with an in-kind grant from Siemens Canada, worth a commercial value over $248 million. Read this article

Students pleased with the "You Don't Say" campaign
Fanshawe's You Don't Say campaign is receiving positive feedback from students. Since October 2016, posters of student leaders have been displayed across the campus, with captions explaining why they don't say certain expressions. Read this article

Colleges and universities team up to bring the best of the education worlds
The time of polarization between university and college is ending or at least becoming less noticeable in certain fields. Read this article

Fanshawe welcomes Bahamian student on exchange
Fanshawe gained a new exchange student for the next two semesters, with the arrival of Dion Mackey, an information technology major from the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute. Read this article

Positive progress for Wellness and Fitness Centre
Construction and progress on Fanshawe's new Wellness and Fitness Centre is set to be finished mid-April 2017. The Interrobang went on a tour of the centre in mid-December, and was able to see the progress that has been made. Read this article

Missing Fs culprit strikes again
Yet another incident of missing Fs was reported which follows a popular trend over the last year. Since summer 2016, reports of the missing letters have gone on in October, November and early December. Read this article

Counselling and Accessibility ensuring there are no barriers for students with academic accommodations
Fanshawe College's Counselling and Accessibility Services has slightly changed the process of letting professors know what accommodations their students need. Read this article

Fanshawe concert supports United Way
Fanshawe staff and students are getting set to host one of the final projects for this past year's United Way campaign. The Memphis Jam headline Aeolian Hall on Jan. 14. Fanshawe MIA band Head and Tail, as well as DJ Styles will also be in attendance. Read this article

Social media bridges the gap between #Fanshawe and its students
Fanshawe is one of many educational institutions across Canada to successfully engage with its student body via a wide array of social media platforms. Read this article

Course Contemplation: Electrical techniques program
Scientist. Engineer. Technologist. Technician. Techniques. These are words synonymous with the School of Applied Science and Technology at Fanshawe College. Read this article

Positive feedback and progress
Students and faculty at Fanshawe's downtown London campus will soon be benefitting more from the construction of the second building on site. Read this article

Fanshawe leaps up in ranking on Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges
Fanshawe moved up from 49th to 32nd on the Re$earch Infosource Inc.'s Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges 2016 list. Read this article

Canadian Hall of Famer and former racecar driver receives Fanshawe honorary diploma
Canadian auto racing driver and Hall of Famer, turned businessman Paul Tracy received an honorary degree from Fanshawe on Nov. 3. Tracy has 31 IndyCar victories, a 2003 Championship Auto Racing Team (CART) member and was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2014. Read this article

MTP program shifting gears with little notice to students
Students in the media theory and production program (MTP), a dual four-year program between Fanshawe and Western University were shocked to learn it will be revamped come 2018. Read this article

Fanshawe gaining more students and revenue, but at what cost?
With the new school year, Fanshawe has seen an ever-growing increase in student population. With this being said, there comes the question of how many students are too many students to have on campus? Read this article

Course Contemplation: Public relations and corporate communications
With the Fanshawe community poised to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our esteemed college, it is unquestionable that the School of Contemporary Media ranks high on its list of achievements. Read this article

Student Feedback Survey given a second go online
The Student Feedback Survey (SFS) is back this year, with the hopes of having better results than the previous year. Read this article

Is a fall reading week necessary for Fanshawe?
While Western adopted a two-day fall study break starting in 2012, Fanshawe students continue to go without a longer break mid-semester. A break could improve the mental health of students. Read this article

Student leaders shut down stigma in "You Don't Say" campaign
Fanshawe student leaders from across the campus have come together to challenge oppressive language and create a dialogue about deeper social and cultural issues. Read this article

Work study: Many students applying, few getting in
The work study program offered through Fanshawe is designed to help students find work on campus. However, vague questions, strict algorithms and short time-out windows have led to the rejection of a large number of students in need of financial assistance. Read this article

F this, F that, F everything: The story of the missing Fs
Two more Fs from the Fanshawe logo have gone missing. On the morning of Oct. 13, students and staff were welcomed to two Fs missing from the entrance sign at Fanshawe College Boulevard and Cheapside. Read this article

Nine million dollars in funding for Fanshawe
On Oct. 7, Fanshawe was buzzing with big names in politics. Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament (MP) for London North Centre announced the $6.2 million joint federal-provincial investment to renew infrastructure at Fanshawe. Read this article

Fanshawe strides to de-stigmatize mental health disorders
Over the past few years, Fanshawe has made large strides to help put the stigma of mental health to rest and help educate and raise awareness amongst faculty and students alike. Read this article

Fanshawe opens new English Language Institute
Fanshawe's faculty of arts, media and design has opened a new English Language Institute (ELI) to enhance ESL programming. Read this article

Fanshawe participating in EASI skill-assessment pilot project
Fanshawe is one of the 11 Ontario schools participating in the Essential Adult Skills Initiative (EASI) run by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). Read this article

Fanshawe group focuses on showcasing mental health resources
The Ontario Human Rights Commission made a new directive earlier in the year that would change the way students with mental health conditions are to be accommodated on campus. Read this article

REDTALKS come to Fanshawe for the first time
In anticipation for its 50th anniversary, Fanshawe will host its first ever REDTALKS on Oct.19 featuring furturist Brian David Johnson. Read this article

New changes and chili help launch Fanshawe's United Way campaign
The annual kick off to Fanshawe's United Way campaign is off to a different start this year, but will still include the much loved chili cook-off. Read this article

Marshall working with Fanshawe and community partners for sexual violence prevention and education
Sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe, Leah Marshall, works with the college and community partners to bring two sexual violence prevention awareness initiatives to campus a month each year. Read this article

Minimal problems with parking as the school year kicks in
Getting to campus and making it on time to class can be a challenge, add on trying to find a parking spot and that can create even more stress for students and staff alike. Read this article

Saffron's new "to-go" menu is going to be your new "go-to" for lunch
Saffron's, a dine-in restaurant run by the School of Tourism and Hospitality at Fanshawe, has created its first to-go menu. Read this article

Fanshawe responds to the needs of the students: An inside look at the new and improved C building
As Fanshawe paves the way for a new Wellness Centre, set to be opened in 2017, they have had to respond to demands of students who were being misplaced over the last year of construction. Read this article

Canadian Centre for Product Validation opens new doors and gains new partnerships
On Friday Sept. 16, Fanshawe celebrated the grand opening of the Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV). Read this article

Broadcast television students collaborate with Rogers for a new mini series about Fanshawe
Broadcast television students at Fanshawe have been given the opportunity to collaborate with Rogers for a mini series about Fanshawe as a part of their program curriculum. Read this article

Fanshawe students place in top 10 in the Google Online Marketing Challenge
Fanshawe students placed in the top 10 position in the world for the Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC), according to an Aug. 31 press release. Read this article

Where to go when you gotta go: The definitive guide to Fanshawe bathrooms
In order to help you from pooping in a one-star bathroom at Fanshawe when you could put your butt on the five-star toilet you deserve, follow this helpful guideline and poop in peace. Read this article

Season of change
At Fanshawe, change is afoot. Students may see new buildings being built, a new eatery popping up in T-building or the FSU's hotdog and sausage cart in the Student Union Building courtyard. But the real changes are happening in the ivory offices of Fanshawe. Read this article

Fanshawe launching 10 new programs for fall 2016
Responding to the demand of both students and employers, Fanshawe has made it its mission to implement enough courses each year to respond to the growing demand in the workforce. Read this article

Recent fire department chief to lead new Fanshawe program
Brantford Fire Department chief, Jeff Mc Cormick, will join Fanshawe as the co-ordinator of the new fire inspection and fire safety education program, the first of its kind in Ontario. Read this article

Fanshawe to work with Peruvian Institute
Fanshawe and the Armed Forces Public Technological Institute in Peru signed a four year partnership on July 22 according to a press release. Read this article

Two new vice presidents coming to Fanshawe
Fanshawe students and staff are set to welcome two newly appointed vice presidents to campus on August 29. Read this article

Blastoise captured at Fanshawe
Interrobang Pokemon Go beat reporter Nick Reyno gets to the bottom of a Blastoise sighting near the Student Centre at Fanshawe. Read this article

Fanshawe mourns death of incoming student
On the afternoon of Thursday, July 14, 18-year-old William Johnston, also known as Willie to friends and family, jumped off a pier with his girlfriend into the water at Port Stanley beach, but he never made it back to shore. Read this article

Fanshawe grad wins national award
Nick Reyno, a graduate of Fanshawe's Music Industry Arts (MIA) program and Interrobang contributor, was a winner of the MusiCounts Fred Sherratt award. Read this article

Fanshawe wins three awards national scholarships in broadcast journalism
Fanshawe Broadcast Journalism students won three national awards at the Radio, Television and News Digital News conference. Read this article

Fanshawe sets out to help kids go to camp
For the second year in a row, campus security and special constables assisted Tim Hortons for the Tim Hortons Camp Day. Read this article

Goslings rescued from roof of F building
Two geese were spotted on the top of Fanshawe's F Building with their unhatched baby goslings. Read this article

Fanshawe present at Bill 132 announcement
Leah Marshall, sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe College and Cathie Auger, vice president at Fanshawe College attended an announcement on Jan. 18 made by MPP London North Centre, Deb Matthews regarding Bill 132. The bill will address s... Read this article

Fanshawe leading the way in sexual violence prevention
As was revealed by Metro through an Access to Information request, former minister on the Status of Women Kellie Leitch said that in general, Canadian colleges and universities were falling behind when it came to preventative and responsive measures surrounding sexual violence on their campuses. Read this article

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