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Faculty Spotlight: Jaret Wright
May 11th, 2021
In this month’s Faculty Spotlight, we’re speaking with Jaret Wright, professor of Computer Studies at Georgian College, and instructor in the Computer Science program with the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership.   Jaret Wright, professor of Computer Studies with Georgian College, since 2011, comes to the Lakehead Georgian Partnership by way of the private sector. Prior to joining […]
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Faculty Profile: Amir Ameli
April 30th, 2021
By: Kari Klassen In this month’s faculty profile we’re sitting down with Dr. Amir Ameli, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University and the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership.   Dr. Amir Ameli was planning on moving from Kitchener to Barrie for his new position with the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership and then COVID-19 hit. “When […]
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Skills You Need to Survive Postsecondary
April 6th, 2021
Earning your college diploma and university degree is nothing like earning your high school diploma. Heading to postsecondary education can make you anxious, happy, uncertain, or full of doubt. To overcome these feelings, you need to master and refine a set of skills you didn’t use, or barely used, in high school. Everyone can use […]
What I Wish I Knew in First Year
March 29th, 2021
You can learn a lot by talking to someone who has done something before you. Samantha Mitchell is an Environmental Sustainability Major, entering her second year in the program. We asked about the wisdom she wishes she had before arriving at Lakehead-Georgian for her first year. Her insights can help you prepare for your first […]
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Applying to postsecondary during a pandemic
March 23rd, 2021
So, you’re applying to the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership in the middle of a pandemic. Starting postsecondary education can be stressful enough. All new students wonder what to expect from an exciting, yet unfamiliar experience. Add all the unknowns of setting off on an adventure in unprecedented times and you may justifiably have questions. If you’re wondering […]
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Faculty Spotlight: Sean Madorin
March 15th, 2021
We’re launching a fun new series on the blog, today. Our Faculty Spotlight series is designed to introduce you to the faces of the Lakehead-Georgian Partnership – a small, diverse and interesting collection of instructors – and tell you more about their personal and professional interests. As you begin to explore your postsecondary education and […]