More Than Just an Education

The student experience at Mohawk has always included more than just an education, just ask Mohawk’s past Social Convenor, David Best ’71.

In his second year, David recalls his Business Administration class dominating the student elections securing many of the top spots. Tom Cochren and Doug Curtis were elected as Vice Presidents and Greg Cook was elected Treasurer. David’s position, however, was appointed largely due to his background in the entertainment business where he was a member of The Rising Sons band from Burlington, Ontario, travelling across Canada performing while in his mid-teens to early 20s. Continue Reading

Becoming an Adult: 2017 Grads

College prepares you for the real world.

We’ve all heard this before. Students juggle school, work, family, friends, and everything in between. This balancing act provides you with the skills necessary to survive in the real world.

Our three 2017 grads are back to share their experiences over the year. This month, we asked our grads what they think are the stresses of being an adult, how they’re preparing for life after college, and any similarities or differences they are anticipating.

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We’re all in this together

Junos 2015 - ArkellsThe 2015 Juno Awards took Hamilton by storm, bringing four days of music and celebrations to the city. It did so with energy synonymous with the momentum being felt across our city in recent years. I’ve always been proud of my hometown; I’ve never lived anywhere but Hamilton. What the Junos did however amped this to new heights. The award show itself was a display of some of the best musical acts in the country. The three-day lead up set the stage for the roaring crowd inside First Ontario Centre in a way I can’t recall since perhaps the Road World Cycling Championships in 2003. Continue Reading

Breeding Innovation: a new way of doing things

bicyclesTraditional methods of growing business, developing communities and advancing strategic plans have evolved significantly in the last handful of years. We’ve witnessed a proliferation of new restaurants, independent retail stores and a growing network of transit options; all pointed squarely at increasing our capacity for renewal. While seemingly focused primarily on the downtown and a defined ‘core’, this has extended to downtown nodes in all parts of the city.

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