Campus Living Centres is pleased to announce Greg Hum as the new Associate Director, Residence Life. The appointment is effective October 15, 2013.
Greg joins Campus Living Centres from the University of Toronto Mississauga with extensive experience that includes undergraduate recruitment, judicial affairs, first-year transitional programming, and residence life. His training in Supplemental Instruction and student development made him critical to the development and implementation of highly successful first-year and upper-year transition programs at UTM. He has completed a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University, a certificate in Student Affairs and Services from Seneca College, and is in the process of completing his Masters of Education at the University of Toronto. Prior to his time at UTM, Greg worked at Carleton University as a recruitment officer. He was an Executive Member of the Student Life Professionals committee (University of Toronto) and is currently a member of both OACUHO and CACUSS.
by Brian Freeman
Canadore College has officially broken ground on a new six-storey, 256 bed, student residence facility, with construction to begin soon after. Working to develop this new residence building with Campus Living Centres, this will be Canadore College’s third apartment complex on campus. The building will very similar to the two existing residences on campus, with each apartment unit offering two private bedrooms, and a shared bathroom, kitchen, and living space.
Canadore College Vice-President of Student Services, Shawn Chorney, believes the addition of more bed spaces on campus, will ultimately help attract more students to the city of North Bay, “expand[ing] on the $90 million annual economic impact [Canadore] College brings to [the] local economy.” Currently, approximately 60% of Canadore College’s students come from outside the region.
The new residence building is expected to be ready for September 2014.
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Georgian College, along with Campus Living Centres, opened two brand new residence buildings this fall on the Georgian College Orillia Campus. Each unit in the building consists of four furnished bedrooms, two bathrooms, in suite laundry, an open concept kitchen, and an spacious living area.
Adding a residence, and by extension having students on campus all the time, helps enhance the overall campus community at Georgian College Orillia. Student Council President, Scott Anderson, believes the residence community, “will add a new facet to the student life and activities on campus.”
With 64 units, and 128 corresponding spaces, available between the two residence buildings, the new residence buildings are already at full capacity with a long wait list. Campus Living Centres will begin construction on a third building, with an expected opening date of September 2014.
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