"With the end of the term in sight it’s timely to pause and look at some of the events that have taken place over the past few months. The common theme, as always, is our students! I hope you enjoy these stories, and if you have one of your own you would like to share please consider submitting here.”
Dean, School of Social and Community Services
Humber College’s School of Applied Technology and the Community Outreach and Workforce Development partnered with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton and Landscape Ontario to develop an apprenticeship program for incarcerated women at the Vanier Centre for Woman in Milton, Ontario.
Congratulations to Beverly-Jean Daniel on winning the Cultivate Award for her research with Black Creek Community Health Centre on the “The Bridge Community Based Pre-College Preparation Program Supports for Racialized & Marginalized Students”. This collaborative project will evaluate the efficacy and research phases of a unique community-based program aimed at increasing the opportunities for racialized, low-income youth and young adults to pursue post-secondary education.
Earlier this term, SSCS had the opportunity to sit down with a representative from the Cork Institute of Technology to discuss the potential for pathways and student exchanges. Connections were made to create opportunities for our Bachelor of Child and Youth Care students to study in the Master of Play Therapy, while exchange opportunities were explored for our Bachelor of Community Development and Child and Youth Care programs.
The School of Social and Community Services was pleased to be part of the launch of the Centre of Innovation in Health and Wellness.
The Premier Awards celebrated the achievements of Ontario college graduates in the province and throughout the world and this year our School nominated one of our very own, Jillian Andrew from the Child and Youth Worker Advanced Diploma.
On March 10th, The Community and Justice Services Program held the 4th Annual Student Conference. This year, SSCS partnered with COSTI Immigrant Services for a conference on Gambling and Addictions attended by Community and Justice Services students and professionals within the field.
Ryan Sandberg from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) visited the Lakeshore campus on Monday, March 20th, 2017 to host a career presentation.
On March 15th, 2017 the students in the Pre-Service Firefighter Program gave blood for the second time at Humber.
On March 6th, two members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) visited the Lakeshore campus to host a career presentation for all interested students.
On January 30th, fifty students were in attendance for the York Regional Police (YRP) Career Presentation hosted at the Lakeshore campus.