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Jan 22, 2019, 10:28 ET Sheridan Animation alumni earn Oscar nominations

OAKVILLE, ON, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Two animation alumni have earned Oscar nods in the Best Animated Short Film category for their directorial debuts. Nominees of the 91st Academy Awards, which...


Nov 01, 2018, 16:29 ET Sheridan named top-five research college in Canada

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Sheridan College ranks in the top five research colleges in Canada, according to the annual ranking of Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges released today by Research...


Oct 12, 2018, 10:14 ET Sheridan College Campuses will be smoke-free as of October 17, 2018

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Sheridan has adopted a new smoke-free policy, which will see all of its campuses become 100% smoke-free as of October 17, 2018. As such, smoking any form of...


Jun 19, 2018, 12:55 ET Sheridan Professor is lead author of research review that explains why advancing study of the mind should be a global priority

OAKVILLE, ON, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Nathaniel Barr, a professor of creativity and creative thinking at Sheridan College, has published a chapter entitled Why Reason Matters: Connecting Research on...


Feb 09, 2018, 11:47 ET Celebrating Sheridan's Ongoing Connection to Come From Away

OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - When the hit Broadway musical Come From Away makes its long awaited return to Toronto, Sheridan will have numerous reasons to celebrate. The new production, which...


Jan 16, 2018, 13:40 ET Sheridan's 2017-18 Temporary Contemporary Artist, Couzyn van Heuvelen, presented in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Sheridan is pleased to announce, in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM), that Inuk sculptor Couzyn van Heuvelen was chosen to create the...


Sep 11, 2017, 15:39 ET SirtNet Announcement: A Collaborative Competitive Edge for the Ontario Screen Industry

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Sheridan College and a consortium of industry partners announced last Friday at xoTO Filmmakers Lounge in Toronto, the full commercialization of SirtNet, a...


Sep 06, 2017, 12:42 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - SirtNet Announcement: A Private-Public Partnership Success Story

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - As TIFF prepares to kick off this week, an announcement is taking place that has significant implications for the future growth and production efficiency of the media...


Mar 20, 2017, 16:23 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Official Opening of the Hazel McCallion Campus Expansion in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the grand opening of the Hazel McCallion Campus expansion in Mississauga's city centre on Friday, March 24th. This 5-storey, 220,000...


Oct 21, 2016, 11:04 ET Media Advisory - Join CMTP as we go back to Gander where Come From Away began

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Sheridan College's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), under the leadership of Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts, is an...


Oct 11, 2016, 13:35 ET As "Come From Away" heads to Broadway, Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project launches three new musicals

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Sheridan College's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), under the leadership of Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts, is an...


Jun 06, 2016, 15:30 ET Hazel McCallion Installed as Sheridan's Inaugural Chancellor

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Hazel McCallion, the longest-serving Mayor in Mississauga's history who has received countless honours in her long and storied career, today embarked on a new...


Jun 02, 2016, 09:19 ET Hazel McCallion to be installed as Sheridan's Inaugural Chancellor on June 6

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Hazel McCallion, former Mayor of Mississauga, is taking on a new challenge at the age of 95. She will be formally installed as Sheridan's inaugural Chancellor in ...


May 25, 2016, 13:01 ET Unifor and Coca Cola Partner to Offer New Scholarships for Tradeswomen at Sheridan College

TORONTO, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian labour union Unifor and Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada have come together on an initiative that will provide 15 new $2,000 scholarships for women enrolled in...


Dec 17, 2015, 14:42 ET Sheridan Receives $1 Million Gift From Cisco Canada's Technology Legacy Program

$1-million of technology infrastructure gifted to Sheridan College's SIRT Centre will help drive innovation in Canada's growing and internationally recognized film production industry TORONTO, Dec....


Dec 15, 2015, 12:35 ET Sheridan unveils the first ABB YuMi® Robot in Canada

BRAMPTON, ON, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Sheridan's Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) has become the first facility in Canada to acquire ABB's YuMi® robot. A special event...


Feb 23, 2015, 12:10 ET Sheridan-Trained Animator Receives Oscar for Big Hero 6

Chris Williams directed Best Animated Feature winner OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Big Hero 6, directed by Sheridan-trained animator Chris Williams, has won the 2015 Oscar for Best Animated...


Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Celebrating the start of construction for the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus expansion

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, the Honourable Reza Moridi, will participate in a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of...


Feb 07, 2014, 11:38 ET Media Advisory - DATAWIND CEO Visiting Sheridan to Celebrate Winner of Apps-to-Empower and Guest Lecture Students

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Anshul Goyal, a first year student in Sheridan's Computer System Technician- Software Engineering program is set to get the thrill of a lifetime. On February 11,...


Feb 07, 2014, 11:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Sheridan Athletic Therapy Experts know what it takes to be an Olympian

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - What does it take to train and prepare for the Olympics? How does an athlete avoid injury, or safely overcome a setback in order to compete? Sheridan's faculty in...


Nov 26, 2013, 13:43 ET The Canadian Music Theatre Project presents Marathon of Hope

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox family and Sheridan College are proud to announce the development of a new folk musical about one of Canada's enduring heroes. The Canadian Music...


Sep 27, 2013, 14:24 ET Sony Pictures Animation's Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Co-Director Kris Pearn Shares his Insights into the Serious Art of Making People Laugh

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Drawing from lessons learned over a 20-year career working on animated feature length films and television shows in Canada, the US and England, Kris Pearn, a...


Sep 06, 2013, 09:49 ET World Renowned Expert on Global Ageing Speaks Tonight at Sheridan about "The Longevity Revolution"

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Alexandre Kalache, MD, PhD, President of the International Longevity Centre in Brazil and former Director of the Global Ageing Programme at the World Health...


Apr 22, 2013, 06:00 ET Mission Zero: Sheridan's $30 Million Commitment to Sustainability & Conservation

OAKVILLE, ON, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - A $30.6 million investment over the next seven years, confirmed in Sheridan's recently approved 2013-14 budget is the latest milestone in Sheridan's efforts to...


Jan 28, 2013, 09:49 ET Media Advisory - Sheridan Experts Available to Comment on Blackberry 10 & Mobile Technology

OAKVILLE, ON, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - From mobile computing to the arts, Sheridan College has a number of experts available to comment on mobile technology and the January 30 launch of RIM's Blackberry ...