Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sault College's 2-Year Home Inspection Program Produces Its First Graduates

In January 2011, Mike Holmes first endorsed Ontario's Sault College when they created the province's first two-year home inspection course. Two years later, the course is graduating its first crop of students.


Sault College honours graduates in 2013 Convocation

by mmnationtalk on May 21, 2013
Sault College News Release
For immediate release

Mike Holmes endorsed program’s first graduating class and keynote speakers highlight event
(Sault Ste. Marie, ON May 21, 2013) Friends and family of Sault College’s newest graduates will come together to celebrate and recognize academic achievements at the annual spring convocation ceremonies. Two ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 24th at the Essar Centre with a total of 1060 students eligible to graduate from Sault College this year. Included in this year’s convocation will be the inaugural graduating class of the Mike Holmes-endorsed Home Inspection Technician program taking place in the afternoon.
“This is the best day of the year,” states Dr. Ron Common. “Students are the central focus of our College and we do everything we can to help them succeed. When students become the focus of our work and our existence, everything and everyone else benefits including the economy and workforce. By building a new generation of learners who can readily adapt to the challenges and opportunities faced in our rapidly changing economy, we are serving as a critical piece of the local, regional and global economy.”
The morning ceremony, beginning at 10:00 am, confers graduates in the School of Health, Wellness and Continuing Education and the School of Community Services and Interdisciplinary Studies. Keynote speaker Roxanne Joyal, Co-CEO of ‘Me to We’ and founding member of ‘Free The Children’ will be receiving an honorary diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from Sault College for her international charity work and empowering youth to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change.

The afternoon ceremony, beginning at 2:00 pm, confers students from the School of Environment, Technology

Update 5/22/13

Mike acknowledged the program and the 2013 graduates on his Facebook page, about 45 minutes ago from this update:

Very proud to stand behind this program. The first class of the two-year home inspection program Sault College graduates this week! Congrats to all of the students!

For more information regarding Sault College's 2-Year Home Inspection Program, please refer to previous Holmes Spot blog entry:
Home Inspection Program at Sault College Gets A Name Change

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