Collège Boréal Welcomes RCCFC Board of Governors in Windsor

Collège Boréal Welcomes RCCFC Board of Governors in Windsor

Back row (from left to right): Mr. Michel Doucet, Administrator (Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick), Mr. Francis Kasongo, Board VP (Collège Mathieu), and Mr. Daniel Giroux, Administrator (Collège Boréal). Front row (from left to right): Mr. Claude Harvey, Director of the RCCFC, Mrs. Malika Habel, Administrator (Collège de Maisonneuve), Mrs. Brigitte Bourdages, Board President (Cégep de Drummondville), and Mr. Yves Galipeau, Secretary-Treasurer (Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles).

On January 12, 2017, the Board of Governors of the Réseau des cégeps et des collèges francophones du Canada (RCCFC) held its 133rd meeting at Collège Boréal Windsor location.

The RCCFC fosters earnest collaboration between French-language collegiate institutions in Canada through its support, promotion, and information-sharing network. It aims to develop French-language college education programs and services throughout Canada while encouraging the use of information and communications technologies.

Approximately 50 collegiate institutions throughout Canada are members of the RCCFC. As members, they share their expertise and know-how in order to improve French language post-secondary education in every province and territory.

Collège Boréal’s president, Mr. Daniel Giroux, is a proud member of the RCCFC’s Board of Governors.

Quotes

“We are thrilled to hold our meeting at Collège Boréal’s Windsor location because it allows us to better understand the challenges facing French-language collegiate institutions located in minority communities, thus fulfilling an integral part of our mission of supporting the development of the francophone community and French-language education. Our future support actions will be stronger thanks to this field knowledge.”

Brigitte Bourdages, President of the RCCFC’s Board of Governors

“The RCCFC plays an important role in supporting French-language collegiate institutions across Canada so they may offer additional services to community members. Collège Boréal is proud to welcome the RCCFC’s Board of Governors in Windsor and looks forward to continued collaboration with RCCFC members. ”

Daniel Giroux, President, Collège Boréal

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.

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. Collège Boréal offers a wide variety of services in 35 access centres in 25 communities across the province. Furthermore, Collège Boréal has developed and implemented over 60 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 @collegeboreal.

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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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