|What:||The official opening of George Brown College's new Waterfront Campus, designed for collaborative healthcare education|
|When/Where:|| Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2 p.m.
George Brown College Waterfront Campus, 51 Dockside Drive
(Complimentary parking available)
|Event Timing:|| Ceremonies begin at 2 p.m. Media are also invited to tour the facility at 3p.m. This will include a view of state-of-the-art laboratories, clinics, classrooms and informal learning spaces.
1p.m.: Tea reception featuring the creations of George Brown College Tea Sommelier graduates
2p.m.: Special pinning ceremonies with President Anne Sado and students honouring past graduates
2:30.p.m.: Formal ceremonies including remarks from college and government leaders
3p.m.: Tours of laboratories, simulation labs, clinics, classrooms and theatres
TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - George Brown College's new state-of-the-art Waterfront Campus will be officially opened on Friday, October 26 at 2 p.m. Media are invited to attend the opening, which will include remarks from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Glenn Murray, ceremonial drummers, a parade of schools in the college's Centre for Health Sciences plus a special tribute with students honouring distinguished alumni, campus tours and interview opportunities with college representatives.
Hundreds of industry leaders, health practitioners, community partners, alumni and government officials will come together to celebrate the opening of the stunning lakeside learning environment for the college's Centre for Health Sciences students in the schools of Dental Health, Nursing, Health Services Management and Health and Wellness.
Located in the heart of Toronto's East Bayfront neighbourhood, the campus features formal and informal study spaces, modern labs and equipment, simulated practice centres and WAVE (Wellness, Applied Research and Visionary Education) clinics offering health services to the community.
The Waterfront Campus development was supported by $61.5 million from the provincial government, $30 million from the federal government's Knowledge Infrastructure Program, as well as financial contributions from George Brown College, Waterfront Toronto, the general public and private sector.
SOURCE: George Brown College
For further information:
Joyann Callender, Manager Media Relations, George Brown College
416-415-5000, ext. 3159; 647-988-0306 or [email protected]