Business General 

What is FastStart@Trent ?

  What is FastStart @ Trent? FastStart is an entrepreneurial training partnership aimed at university and college students. FastStart is designed to increase entrepreneurship skills and awareness and help students create solid business plans that take their products and services to market – quickly and successfully. FastStart’s partners include four academic institutions and two community entrepreneurship groups:Trent University/Trent University Durham, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Durham College, Fleming College, Spark Centre, and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster. FastStart is available to students at the four academic institutions in all fields of study. The partnership…

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A PDF of many of Trent’s buildings and more in the Peterborough area

PETERBOROUGH MODERN: A Guide to the Architecture of the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s in Peterborough, Ontario by James Ashby -DOCOMOMO Ontario Susan Algie – Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Design: Shelley Bruce Background This introductory guide for residents and visitors identifies about thirty buildings, and includes both well known and lesser known examples. The guide is designed to bring further awareness and appreciation of the architecture of the modern era in Peterborough. Peterborough is a place of pilgrimage for enthusiasts of modern architecture, with Trent University as the primary destination. In fact,…

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General News 

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4%

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4% among Secondary School Students Trent University led the province for percentage increase to applications for the second year in a row with a 17.4 per cent increase in applications from secondary school students against a system-wide increase of 2.4 per cent according to figures from the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). In addition to the increase in interest from high school students, Trent saw a year-over-year increase in applications of 18.6 per cent from first-year non-secondary students. As of the application deadline, interest…

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Events General 

Peter Gzowski College is looking for Students to be Actors

Attention Students — Actors wanted! Are you: – In Peterborough early in the Winter 2017 term? – Available 9:00 to 5:00 on Saturday/Sunday Jan 14/15 and/or January 28/29 – Interested in film and acting? – Interested in adding to your résumé? – Interested in meeting new people? – Prof. Sheldene Simola (ssimola@trentu.ca) in the School of Business is looking for volunteer actors to act in a series of short video vignettes to be used in teaching. – Experience is not necessary. However, we are looking for students who are comfortable…

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General News 

Trent University Announces Inaugural Teaching Fellows

Dr. Stephen Hill and Dr. Jane Mackie announced as two new fellows thanks to generous gift Trent University’s Centre for Teaching and Learning is delighted to announce the first two recipients of the inaugural Trent Teaching Fellowships, Dr. Stephen Hill, an associate professor with the School of the Environment, and Dr. Jane Mackie, an assistant professor with the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing, will engage in teaching scholarship to improve the learning experience for students at Trent University. The Trent Teaching Fellowships, which are funded as part of a generous gift…

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2016 North American Envirothon is Coming to Trent

Over 500 future environmental leaders from across North America will travel to Peterborough and be welcomed to Trent University this summer from July 24 to July 29, 2016 for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), a unique educational program that takes students beyond the classroom to learn about natural ecosystems first-hand and build their skills as green leaders. The NAE is the culmination of more than 50 state and provincial Envirothon programs in which students learn about the workings of our natural ecosystems and apply their skills and knowledge in…

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