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From left: Carlos Sainz, Renault Sport Formula One™ driver; Chase Pelletier, 2018 INFINITI Engineering Academy Canadian winner and Automotive Engineering graduate, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, class of 2018; Tomasso Volpe, Global Motorsport Director, INFINITI (June 2018, Montreal, Quebec. Image courtesy INFINITI Canada).

Big wheels turning for Automotive Engineering graduate Chase Pelletier

Great opportunities in the world of auto racing await 2018 University Ontario of Institute Technology graduate Chase Pelletier. Only weeks after completing his Automotive Engineering degree, Pelletier has earned a highly coveted and exclusive opportunity to work in automotive and Formula One™ racing with the acclaimed INFINITI Engineering Academy and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.

From left: Riley Anderson; Sarah Anderson; Warren Anderson; Bruce Smith (Roger Anderson Charity Classic Organizing Committee Chair); Don Lovisa, President, Durham College; Steven Murphy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology;  Karim Mamdani, President and CEO, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (June 14, 2018).

Roger Anderson Charity Classic celebrates another successful year

Roger Anderson’s legacy was remembered by all who took to the greens during the 21st-annual tournament that bears his name. Held on June 14 at the Deer Creek Golf and Country Club, the Roger Anderson Charity Classic is one of Durham Region’s most popular and well-established fundraising events.

Mindfulness and Meditation participants in ACE’s Hemi-Anechoic Chamber.

University gets loud about mental health

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Healthy Workplace Committee hosted a series of workshops and events designed to get people talking about mental health.

The Student Success Reception highlighted student participation and accomplishments in events such as the Rotman International Trading Competition.

FBIT celebrates student success

At its recent Student Success Reception, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Faculty of Business and Information Technology celebrated and recognized hard-working students for their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to the faculty, university and community. In attendance were more than 100 students, as well as FBIT faculty, staff and industry donors.

Mannix Chan (far right), Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) 2014 graduate and two Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers prepare for a Let’s Talk Science Challenge event at the University of Victoria.

2014 graduate walks the talk when sharing his passion for science

All Mannix Chan was doing was heating up his lunch in the microwave in a cafeteria at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. While the timer was counting down, he saw a poster on the wall. That was eight years ago, when he was a first-year Science student balancing classes, labs and tutorials.

Forensic Science Research Day 2018 participants.

Students present their discoveries at Forensic Science Research Day 2018

Hands-on learning opportunities go hand in hand with academic experiences for students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. For fourth-year Forensic Science students this includes Forensic Science Research Day, an annual event where students present the findings of their year-long research projects to an audience of peers, faculty, professionals and family.

Vaso's Field, home to a number of Ridgebacks varsity sports programs, will have a new artificial turf installed in time for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Artificial turf coming to Vaso’s Field

Vaso’s Field, home to a number of Ridgeback varsity athletic teams at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, will have a brand new look this fall.

Volunteers helped out at the 2018 Graduating Class Challenge in January.

University thanks volunteers for building confidence, connections and community

During National Volunteer Week (Sunday, April 15 to Saturday, April 21), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology recognizes, celebrates and thanks its many volunteers, students, faculty, staff, board members and community members. These volunteers build confidence, connections and a culture of community within the university.

Rupinder Brar, PhD, Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning addresses the audience at this year's Teaching Award Ceremony. (March 28, 2018)

Campus community celebrates teaching excellence

On March 28 the university’s reinvented Teaching Award Ceremony brought together more than 100 faculty, staff, students and community members to recognize teaching excellence and to unveil six new awards.

University students meeting with employer representatives at the Fall 2017 Reverse Career Fair in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre.

‘Reverse’ career fair advances students’ employment opportunities

Each year, the Office of Student Life at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology organizes what’s known as a ‘Reverse’ Career Fair (RCF). At reverse fairs, the employers are the ones who do the walking around. The students are the ones in the booths, with their resumés and examples of their projects or research.

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