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Humber grads, staff collect guitars for Zambian music school

Some people collect stamps. Some collect baseball cards. And some Humber students are collecting guitars - although they won't say no to a violin.
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August 8, 2013
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Convocation Stories

September 13, 2010, was one of the most important days of Vivek Sharma's life - and he doesn't remember anything past 6:30 a.m.
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June 24, 2013
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First-ever film degree grads hit the big screen

Humber's first-ever graduating class of Bachelor of Film and Media Production students will be showcasing their final-year films on April 23 at the Royal Theatre in Toronto.
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April 23, 2013
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Industrial Design students rev their engines in GM competition

Update: The winners were announced Tuesday, January 15. Reymin won in the GMC category. His prize includes a paid internship at GM in Detroit.
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January 16, 2013
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Creative advertising degree student takes the long road to Humber

To get to his 9 a.m. classes at Humber's Lakeshore Campus, Kael used to get on a bus in Hamilton, Ontario at 5:30 am - but the second-year student in the Creative Advertising degree program wasn't complaining. Far from it.
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December 28, 2012
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Humber's legal eagles soar in Ottawa

Sonia and Tania Oszurko may be twins, but don't think that means they're the same.
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December 19, 2012
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Police Foundations student swims towards gold

Zsofi Balazs, a second-year Police Foundations student, will be competing in the women's 10-km open-water swimming event this Thursday at noon (7 a.m. Toronto time), against 24 other swimmers.
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August 8, 2012
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Con-grad-ulations Humber

With degrees, diplomas and certificates in hand, more than 4100 Humber graduates joined the alumni ranks at the 2012 Spring Convocation.
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July 25, 2012
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Four Humber films you should see at the Youth Film Festival

Four Humber filmmakers have been selected to be a part of the fourth annual Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival (Toronto Youth Shorts), a showcase of some of the best short films by local emerging youth artists from the Greater Toronto Area. The festival takes place on June 2 and 3 with multiple screenings at the University of Toronto's Innis Town Hall.
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May 30, 2012
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Boy Wonders strike gold

Humber College Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology students David Da Costa and Zachary Piskun struck gold again!

The two students finished first in the Mechatronics category at the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Edmonton, Alberta. They will compete at the 42nd WorldSkills Competition in Leipzig, Germany taking place in July 2013.
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May 22, 2012
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Film students shoot for the stars

For two nights in April, graduating students from Humber's Film and Television Production diploma program were the stars to watch for at TIFF Bell Lightbox. The Humber students presented their final year projects to a packed house, showcasing short films, commercials and interstitials.
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May 8, 2012
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Interior Decorating students revamp Salvation Army store windows

Students from the Humber College Interior Decorating program donated their visual merchandising talents to Salvation Army Thrift Stores to create striking window displays throughout the month of February.
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March 13, 2012
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Award-winning student journalist chooses Humber

The rich got richer this year when Humber's award-winning Journalism program enrolled a National Journalism award winner. As a student at Lakehead University in her hometown of Thunder Bay, Lisa Mayor volunteered at the school's newspaper, The Argus. Her story on the polygamist cult in Bountiful, BC won the National Journalism Award from Beyond Boarders, a non-profit organization which promotes the prevention of child sexual abuse.
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February 27, 2012
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Humber Arboretum becomes first Platinum EcoCentre in Ontario

The Humber Arboretum is continuing to push the boundaries of sustainable development. The Centre for Urban Ecology is the first in Ontario to be awarded a Platinum Certification level from the new provincial EcoCentres program.
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January 31, 2012
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e-Business grads find jobs e-asily

Job search? What job search? e-Business Marketing graduate Wassim Heematally was hired after his first interview, just days after beginning to look for work.
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January 18, 2012
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Ontario Energy Minister visits Sustainable Energy program

Sustainable energy students at Humber had a special guest looking over their shoulders in the classroom in December.
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January 4, 2012
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Alumnus Rahul Singh wins 2011 Premier's Award

Chalk up one more award for Humber alumnus Rahul Singh.

Singh, a 1993 graduate of the Paramedic program, won a 2011 Premier's Award as Outstanding Health Sciences graduate at the 2011 Colleges Ontario Higher Education Summit in late November.
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December 19, 2011
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Humber Alumnus Rumeet Toor wins Top 100 Award

Humber alumnus Rumeet Toor once again received the prestigious 2011 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM Award in the Future Leaders category. Toor, who earned her Human Resources Management postgraduate certificate from Humber in 2006, was selected for her many achievements, which include starting a successful business, Jobs in Education, that contributes profits to global educational causes, as well as teaching leadership courses at Humber College.
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December 5, 2011
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Students pull all-nighters for gamin glory

It took 48 hours, minimal sleep, repeated use of energy drinks and determination, but Humber Game Programming students showed their skills in competing in the Great Canadian Appathon.
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October 2011
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Claudio do Nascimento: Going International with Humber

A global world takes on a special meaning for Claudio do Nascimento, who moved to Toronto and Humber from his home in Brazil to study international business.
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September 28, 2011
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Hawks golfers guide Canada to 8th-place finish

Three members of the Humber men's golf team represented Canada well at the 2011 World Universiade Games, leading Canada to an eighth-place finish.
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August 24, 2011
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Dual credit program gives high school students a taste of college

High school students can get a taste of life at college with the Humber Dual Credit program.
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July 13, 2011
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It's Grow Time: Humber receives funding for new student hub

Loud cheers erupted from a packed crowd of students, faculty and staff as the provincial government announced that Humber College would be receiving a large grant towards building a new student services centre at Humber North Campus.
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July 7, 2011
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Students Show "Reel" Experience

Graduating students from Humber College's Film and Television Production (FMTV) program presented their final year projects at the program's annual showcase in April at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto's new prestigious downtown theatre.
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June 15, 2011
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Men's golf team wins national championship

The Humber Hawks men's golf team completed the perfect season on Canadian soil as they captured the 2011 RCGA University/College National Golf Championship. Humber's Mark Hoffman captured the individual championship as he played flawless golf in the fourth and final round.
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June 3, 2011
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Designing the Future

Students in the Bachelor of Applied Technology - Industrial Design program took full advantage of a unique opportunity to show off their skills and talents in Ferrari's invitation-only World Design Contest.
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May 25, 2011
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Humber promotes healthy living

Students and staff looking to stay fit brought all their energy to Humber's Health and Wellness Fair this year.
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December 21, 2010
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Powwow marks end of Aboriginal Education Month at Humber

Humber College celebrated the end of Aboriginal Education Month with its third annual Powwow. The event included performances by aboriginal dancers, drummers and singers, along with Aboriginal artwork displays.
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December 7, 2010
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Original film showcases rising young actors

4 x 4, a film of four original stories featuring the 2010 graduates of the Acting for Film and Television (AFTV) program, School of Creative & Performing Arts, is slated for an exclusive industry screening and reception.
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November 17, 2010
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Humber to offer more degrees by fall 2011

Humber College has received approval from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to offer three new four-year bachelor's degree programs beginning in fall 2011.
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October 21, 2010
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Eight Applied Arts awards for Humber's SMSIT students

Humber College won eight awards at the 2010 Applied Arts student competition.

Winning entries will be printed in the highly regarded Design & Advertising Awards issue, complete with full credits in November 2010. Winning work will also be displayed to senior design and advertising creatives at the Winners' Exhibit in Toronto this fall.
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September 14, 2010
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Humber Journalism grad heads to climate forum in China

Lee Flohr, a recent Humber Journalism graduate, has been selected by the British Council as one of five young Canadians to attend climate forums on finance and media in Shanghai, China.
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August 30, 2010
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Humber offers new programs for Fall 2010

Humber is constantly adding new programs to meet the demands of students and industry. Starting in September 2010, Humber will offer four new full-time programs.
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August 17, 2010
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Humber’s School for Writers’ faculty shortlisted for Booker Prize

After reading a total of 138 books, judges for Britain’s Man Booker Prize announced the 13 titles for the 2010 longlist - and, happily for the Humber School for Writers (HSW), the list includes titles by four former HSW faculty members.
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August 3, 2010
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Humber donates medical equipment to nursing program in Ghana

Two years ago, Humber College’s School of Health Sciences donated nursing and health care equipment from its clinical simulation lab to the Presbyterian University College (PUC) nursing program in Ghana, Africa.
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July 20, 2010
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Dreams turn into reality for Humber graduate

Humber College Broadcast Television/Videography program graduate, Barbara Pereira, is fulfilling her dream. As an international student from Brazil, Pereira overcame moving to a different country and the cultural change of living in a city such as Toronto.
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July 6, 2010
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Humber CABA students design new Goodwill campaign

Humber College creative advertising students, Kathleen Black, Frensi Terova and Carla Rimando recently designed a new Goodwill campaign that launched its new "flagship" Islington south store.
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June 17, 2010
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3D Forensic Measurement and Visualizations in Crime Scene Reconstruction Workshop

Humber's Centre for Justice Leadership is hosting a 3D Forensic Measurement and Visualizations in Crime Scene Reconstruction workshop on May 25 for students and industry professionals.
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May 21, 2010
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Creative Advertising grad heads to Cannes

Andrew Livingston, a 2009 Humber College Bachelor of Applied Arts - Creative Advertising grad, and his competition partner, Kyle Lamb of John St., a creative advertising company, are the winners of the Globe and Mail's Young Lions competition in the film category.
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May 1, 2010
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Humber Opens Arts & Media Studios

The red carpet was rolled out and the stage was set, as Humber's Arts & Media Studios celebrated its grand opening at the Lakeshore Campus.
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April 23, 2010
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The Extreme Humber Challenge

On a budget of $250 and with 28 hours to execute their design, five groups of Humber advertising students rose to the 'Extreme Humber Challenge,' as part of Adweek 2009.
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December 4, 2009
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Advertising students mix and mingle

Humber's Advertising students learned from industry professionals in a variety of sessions during the College's second annual Ad Week.
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November 27, 2009
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Journalism grad on her way to the top

Lacy Atalick has quickly gone from the classroom to the newsroom. She graduated from Humber's Journalism-Accelerated program in June, and she's already had an article on the cover of the Toronto Sun. "Humber gave me all the hands-on experience I needed to make it as a journalist," she says.
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August 17, 2009
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Humber Police Foundations graduate on path to success

Adnan Talib was determined to come to Humber and pursue his dream career in law enforcement.
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July 29, 2009
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MacLaren McCann offers award to Humber students

Advertising firm MacLaren McCann Canada will offer The Hugh Dow Award for Media Innovation to a student in Humber's Advertising - Media Sales program. The new scholarship, which will be offered for the next five years, includes an annual cash award equivalent to one year's tuition with the opportunity for a paid three-month internship at MacLaren McCann/M2Universal.
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July 21, 2009
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Humber Industrial Design program is sustainability leader

Humber College's Industrial Design bachelor's degree program is top-ranked among Canadian industrial design programs in the 2009 Corporate Knights' "Knight Schools Report".
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June 25, 2009
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$35 million funding for Humber's Lakeshore Campus

Humber College has received $35 million from the federal and provincial governments to revitalize and expand the college's Lakeshore Campus.
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June 10, 2009
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More Awards for Media Students

The Packaging Association of Canada (PAC) awarded two Humber students for their designs in PAC's Student Competitions challenge. Entrants created new label and carton graphics for Sprite beverage and redesigned a container for Kraft salad dressing and its package shipping case.
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May 22, 2009
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Graphic Design Student Wins Competition

Humber graphic design student, Nik Firka, is the recent winner of a competition to design advertising materials for Houselink, an organization that provides supportive housing to psychiatric survivors and the homeless.
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May 12, 2009
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Humber students have designs on changing the world: Industrial design students create disaster shelters and electric cars

Students from Humber College’s Industrial Design degree program are working to solve global problems with their innovative designs.
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April 21, 2009
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Humber Men's Basketball Coach Receives Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Coach Of The Year Award

Darrell Glenn, the 2009 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Men's Basketball Coach of the Year, has been named as the 2009 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Men's Basketball Coach of the Year. This honour was announced on Thursday night (March 19, 2009) at the CCAA Men's National Basketball Awards Banquet, which was held at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia.
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April 2, 2009
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Humber students display model cars at auto show

Students from Humber's Industrial Design degree program showed off their work at the recent Canadian International Auto Show. The students participated in an in-class competition involving the design of an electric car and the design of a car interior. The winners went on to the auto show to display their work.
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March 10, 2009
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Star of Little Mosque to teach at Humber

Sheila McCarthy, star of the much acclaimed Little Mosque on the Prairie, will begin teaching in Humber College's Acting for Film and Television (AFTV) program beginning in January 2009.
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January 20, 2009
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And the award goes to...Humber...again

Two alumni and a graduating student from Humber's School of Creative & Performing Arts have been recognized for their achievements in comedy and music.
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January 5, 2009
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Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning: New Culinary Facility is Cutting-Edge

Humber culinary student, Christine Fancy, officially opened Humber's new Canadian Centre for Culinary Arts & Science, the latest addition to Humber's Culinary Centre of Excellence.
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December 10, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: Success at Humber - George Stroumboulopoulos Returns for Honorary Degree

Last June, George Stroumboulopoulos stepped onto the platform in front of over 400 students graduating from Humber's School of Media Studies & Information Technology to accept an honorary degree.
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November 23, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Tops Enrolment for Ontario Colleges

Enrolment at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has skyrocketed to take the lead among colleges in Ontario.
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November 10, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Student First Canadian to Win Top Music Award

Humber College second year Bachelor of Applied Music student, Eli Bennett, is the first Canadian to receive the International 2008 Yamaha Young Performing Artist Award (YYPA), for best saxophonist under 21.
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October 23, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: Ontario Lieutenant Governor, David Onley, Speaks at Humber

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, spoke to a packed house on September 15 as part of Humber's Robert Gordon Lecture Series.
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October 1, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning: Nursing Students Help Local Teens

Eighteen 3rd year nursing students from the UNB-Humber Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing program will be in local high schools this September helping students stay healthy.
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September 9, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: International Entrance Scholarships Awarded

Humber has recently awarded two full-tuition renewable scholarships valued at $11,500 CAD each, and eight partial scholarships valued at $1,000 CAD each.
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July 22, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: Grads Win in Cannes Student Filmmaking Program

Film & Television Production grads, Katrina Bolletta and Richard Fung were the recipients of awards for their work in the Cannes Student Filmmaking Program.
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July 16, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Honorary Degree Recipients Made Outstanding Contributions

William Blair, Brenda Patterson, Robert Schad, Albert Schnell and George Stroumboulopoulos awarded honorary degrees.
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June 24, 2008
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Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: Work Placements Get Your Foot in the Door

The Business School at Humber requires students to complete at least 84 hours of on-the-job work placement.
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June 9, 2008
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Humber College Places First at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition

Humber student, David Ghent, won gold for best Multimedia Design last week at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition, presented by Skills Canada - Ontario.
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May 26, 2008
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Humber Launches 5 New Bachelor’s Degrees in Business in September

4-Year speacialized business degrees that give you two unique advantages
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April 30, 2008
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Humber College: Student From Columbia Finds a Second Home at Humber

Juliana Ramirez has been surrounded by a design environment since she was a baby. This helped her to develop a great sensibility for colours, textures, materials, and spaces. In the spring of 2007, she applied to Humber to study interior decorating in Toronto. "My mom came to Canada three years ago and is totally in love with the country.
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March 28, 2008
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Humber Journalism Students Win Prestigious Broadcast Prizes

Print and Broadcast students from Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning won two top awards last week at the prestigious annual College Media Advisors Convention in New York City.
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March 26, 2008
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Humber College Announces Scholarships For International Students

Humber International is proud to support and recognize the academic achievements of our students through various scholarships and awards.
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March 20, 2008
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Humber Receives Support from McGuinty Government for Campus Renewal

Humber will receive $5.6 million from the McGuinty government for campus renewal and to maintain its state-of-the-art labs and facilities.
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January 31, 2008
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State-of-the-art Recording Studio to Open at Humber

The Humber Recording Studio is the first in Canada designed to function as both a recording and instructional venue.
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January 31, 2008
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Humber College in Toronto launches NEW Specialized Business Degrees starting Fall 2008!

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will offer four unique, specialized four-year business degrees starting fall 2008 in Human Resources Management, Fashion Management, International Business and Tourism Management. The first two years of study are built on the platform of a solid business education offering courses in marketing, accounting, economics and law.
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October 29, 2007
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