Collège Boréal Receives United Way Community Giving Award

Photo (de gauche à droite) : M. Paul Kusnierczyk, président de la campagne 2016, Mme Nancy Raymond et Mme Paulette Bonin, coprésidentes de la campagne de financement en milieu du travail au Collège Boréal, et Mme Kelly Sinclair, gestionnaire des relations avec les donateur chez Centraide.

Photo (from left to right): Paul Kusnierczyk, 2016 Campaign Chair, Nancy Raymond and Paulette Bonin, Co-chairs of Boréal’s Workplace Campaign, and Kelly Sinclair, Donor Relations Manager, United Way.

Friday, March 10, 2017 – Sudbury – Collège Boréal

Collège Boréal was honoured to receive the “Community Giving Award” at last night’s United (Way) Achievement Awards sponsored by RBC Dominion Securities.

Collège Boréal has been a proud community partner of the United Way Sudbury District since 2009. This year, under the leadership of Mrs. Paulette Bonin and Mrs. Nancy Raymond, the college succeeded in raising $8,065 for its annual six-week United Way Workplace Campaign.

The United Way is a major funding organization that delivers ongoing support to social service agencies through its Community Fund, supporting a network of programs and services. Held annually, the United Achievement Awards aim to share local successes, announce new partnerships, and celebrate collective achievements.

Quotes

“Collège Boréal is proud to support the work of the United Way Sudbury District. We are all part of a bigger community; a workplace campaign is our opportunity to extend a hand and help build a better community for all.”

Daniel Giroux, President, Collège Boréal

“It has been a real honour to co-lead Boréal’s fundraising efforts over the years. I would like to thank the members of our campaign team as well as our generous employees who, year after year, come together to help make a difference within our community.”

Paulette Bonin, Manager of Collège Boréal’s School of Health Sciences and Co-Chair of Boréal’s United Way Workplace Campaign

“Collège Boréal has been a major contributor not only through monetary efforts but through guidance and leadership to the efforts of United Way. Over the course of the past decade and well beyond, the spirit of Collège Boréal from the executive leadership and the student body have continued to surpass all expectations.”

Michael Cullen, United Way Executive Director

Quick Facts

Established in 1995, Collège Boréal is a French language post-secondary training and learning institution dedicated to the development and growth of French communities throughout the province.

Collège Boréal offers a wide variety of services in 36 access centres in 25 communities across the province. Since 1995, over 116,000 clients across Ontario have benefited from College Boréal’s expertise relating to post-secondary education, training programs, services for immigrants, and services pertaining to employability. Furthermore, Collège Boréal has developed and implemented over 70 articulation agreements with other post-secondary institutions.

According to the Key Performance Indicators recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Collège Boréal now holds the top-ranking position in four out of the five areas surveyed! Out of all Ontario colleges, Boréal has the highest student satisfaction rate, graduation rate, graduate satisfaction rate, and employment rate in the province. Moreover, 97% of surveyed employers would recommend hiring Collège Boréal graduates!

Associated Links

To find out more about Collège Boréal programs and services, please visit our website at www.collegeboreal.ca or follow us Facebook and Twitter.

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Contact:

Josée Campeau-Rousselle
Manager of Communications and Media Relations
705-560-6673, ext. 1235
josee.campeau-rousselle@collegeboreal.ca


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