News/Events Archive – Perth See us in Action! Up to Date Events – Perth!

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At the Connected College, the world is your classroom. At the Perth Campus: ‘We Build Futures’. Welcome to Perth: from the Mayor of Perth, John Fenik.

4R3A8203 The July 22, 23 & 24 2016, 7th annual Canadian Stone Carving Festival public auction of the completed works raised over $10,000.00 for Habitat for Humanity. Click on video player icon to have a look at an amazing inspiring video… Click here for a great slideshow showing the amazing talent of the carvers.

News & Events

dry_stone_wsDry Stone Work Shop – Celebrate the 200 Year Legacy Project! Participate in a special Introductory Dry Stone Walling Workshop featuring Scottish, Irish and English traditional styles Experienced wallers from Canada, Ireland, England and Scotland will provide hands on instruction. The wall you build will remain a legacy feature for the Town of Perth at Stewart Park, and you will walk away with enough knowledge to build your own dry stone wall. For more information please check this out. and here as well. Town of Perth Press release.
OAE_Students_FundRaising_Spring_2016 June 13, 2016: On Thursday April 14, 2016, the Algonquin College Perth Campus Office Administration Executive Class of 2016 invited the community of Perth to participate in a fundraising event: Paint for a Purpose with Janet. In total the students raised $2020 for Epilepsy Ottawa. Please click for more information…
Naples Italy Experience May 2016: Students from the Perth campus go to Italy for a two-week volunteer work experience. From volcanoes to ancient ruins to the Mediterranean Sea—students and faculty from the Office Administration – Executive program enjoyed it all as part of a two-week volunteer work experience in Naples, Italy. Click here for more information on the trip.
probus_btn_chris April 22, 2016: Perth Probus Club visits Perth Campus – check out details on pages 5 and 6 of The Probian May 2016 Edition. We had a wonderful time showcasing the campus and programs to this great group.
mAakers_market_btn April 16, 2016: Algonquin College’s Perth Campus hosted it’s very own Student Makers Market on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Co-organized by Amy Webster, Quentin Navarre and Corey River, the event featured handmade items such as pottery, jewelry and leather work crafted by past and present students of Algonquin College. Click for more info.
outbuildings for the National Capital Commission March 2016: Our Carpentry and Joinery—Heritage students are pleased to be building four more outbuildings for the National Capital Commission; last year’s outbuildings have been placed on Greenbelt trail-heads. Additional structures that are currently being built by our Specialty Trades students have been earmarked for several charitable organizations in the area. We therefore will not have any sheds available for sale this year.
The Perth Campus is part of the greater community of Lanark County. Student, Staff, and Faculty participate in many community events. Click here to discover the latest news and happenings within our community. (click here for past news)

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