Media Alert - Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology participates in Doors
Open Toronto

The Centre is one of 40 new locations in this free city-wide event

TORONTO, May 26 /CNW/ - Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology is taking part in the 11th Annual Doors Open Toronto. This year's theme - Get into architecture! - will feature up to 150 buildings that highlight the architectural diversity of Toronto.

The Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology is an award-winning LEED(R) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold-certified facility showcasing the latest in green design and technology. One of the first LEED Gold buildings in Toronto, the Centre is a venue for education, community programming and research into urban ecology and sustainable development. Visitors will experience the beauty of the Centre's urban natural areas and stunning garden oasis through the lens of sustainable modern architectural design. While visitors are always welcome at the Centre for Urban Ecology, this weekend will celebrate and highlight the stunning architecture and progressive sustainable design features of the building and its integrated landscape ecosystems.

    
    Photo           Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology, Architect and
    Opportunities:  Director's tours, gardens overlooking the Humber River
                    valley woods and meadows

    Location:       Humber College North Campus
                    205 Humber College Blvd
                    Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5L7

    Date:           Saturday, May 29 & Sunday, May 30

    Time:           10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Tours 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)

    Directions:     The Humber North Campus is located at the corner of
                    Highway 27 and Humber College Boulevard (one block south
                    of Finch Avenue).
    

About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada's leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves more than 21,000 full-time students and 55,000 continuing education registrants. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path. Our 150 full-time programs include four-year bachelor's degrees, two and three-year diplomas, one and two-year certificates, and apprenticeship training. As a founding member of Polytechnics Canada, Humber offers students the opportunity to participate in applied research projects that find solutions for issues confronting small and medium-sized enterprises. Humber is one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges as identified by the League for Innovation, and the League's only Canadian board member. Humber finished first in its class in the highly regarded Community College Survey of Student Engagement in 2009 in each of four categories, including Active and Collaborative Learning, Student Effort, Academic Challenge and Student-Faculty Interaction. More than 85 per cent of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. For more information, visit humber.ca.

SOURCE Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

For further information: For further information: and to arrange interviews, please contact: Ilena Aldini-Messina/Andrew Leopold, Humber Marketing & Communications, (o) (416) 675-6622 ext. 5479/4296, ilena.aldinimessina@humber.ca/andrew.leopold@humber.ca


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