Archive for January, 2010

Niagara Region Police Association Donates $12,000 to Establish Bursaries for Police Foundations Program

The Niagara Region Police Association (NRPA) donated $12,000 to establish a bursary that will be endowed and matched by the Ontario Trust for Student Support. The fund will provide two $500 bursaries annually for a male and female student in the Police Foundations program. From left: Rick Gordon, civilian NRPA director; Paul Di Simoni, NRPA president/ceo; Allan Magnacca, past chair, Niagara College Foundation Board of Directors; Mike Tripp, detective constable, Niagara Regional Police Service and chair of the Program Advisory Committee; and David Veres, dean, Community Studies, Niagara College.

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NOTL Bed and Breakfast Association Establishes Winery and Viticulture Technician Bursary

The Niagara College Foundation received a cheque for $6,000 from Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Bed and Breakfast Association towards a bursary in the Winery and Viticulture Technician program.  From left: Trish Badham of the association; College President Dan Patterson; Rick Jorgensen of the association; Helen Armstrong, student awards officer; and Steve Gill, winery manager.

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StudentGuard Insurance Contributes $100,000 to the Building Futures Campaign

Keith Segal, CEO of StudentGuard Insurance, along with his wife, Sharon, left, present a $100,000 cheque for the Niagara College         Foundation’s Building Futures Campaign to library manager, Karen McGrath. The donation will be used to establish scholarships for international and domestic students, and to fund learning resources and equipment purchases for the new library and learning commons. International students, from left, are Kenneth Hu, Rasahad Morley, Dan Lu and Abdullah Alyamani.

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