Posts Tagged ‘fire and public safety centre of excellence’

Lambton College professor receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

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  Ron Sparling, a professor in the School of Fire Sciences and Public Safety at Lambton College, officially received a Diamond jubilee Medal in a presentation Monday. Making the presentation, made at the Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence, was MP Pat Davidson. The Diamond Jubilee Medal marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's […]

Children’s drawings from post-9/11 will be displayed at Lambton College fire school

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This particular story began when a renowned local nurse—Bonnie Kearns—went to New York City shortly after the 9/11 attacks, serving as part of a team of medical professionals sent by the Canadian Red Cross. During that time, Kearns was invited to go through a collection of drawings made by children from around the world, taking […]

Lambton College goes over the top with $5 million capital campaign

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It was a $300,000 donation by NOVA Chemicals on Thursday (May 10) that put Lambton College and its "Inspiring the Future" capital campaign over the top—with more than $5 million raised. Half that amount is being set aside for a future Health Sciences Centre that the college hopes to build, pending provincial funding. But Thursday […]

Rick Mercer visit at Lambton College facility will air Jan. 24

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An episode of the Rick Mercer Report that includes a visit by the iconic comedian at the Lambton College Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence will air Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. Mercer and his TV crew visited Sarnia on Nov. 18, 2011 where Rick "competed" with  the Lambton College Firefighter Combat Challenge Team, billed […]

Lambton College championing organization of women firefighters

Lambton College recently helped to champion a new not-for-profit organization – Fire Service Women Ontario (FSWO). The organization will facilitate discussion, networking and professional development opportunities for women in career and volunteer fire departments across the province. In fact, Lambton College’s own Chief and Associate Dean of the School of Fire Sciences and Public Safety, Carol-Lynn […]

Lambton College celebrates grand opening of new Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence

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It was a grand opening deserving of the adjective. Friday's celebration was the formal public unveiling of a $12-million upgrade to what was commonly known as the Industrial Fire School. Henceforth, the facility is known as the Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence. Funding for the project came from the federal government ($4.9 million) […]