Culinary grad talks life transition in a time of COVID-19

Nathan, his wife Kaitlyn, son Atlas and family dog Jack. Nathan Knapp-Blezius is a 2019 graduate of Niagara College’s Culinary Innovation & Food Technology program, and served as both a research assistant (2017-19) and a research associate (2019-20) in the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, with the Research & Innovation division. He …Continue reading »

Niagara College-led network for manufacturing innovation mobilizes in fight against COVID-19

Research associate Brock Husak (graduate of NC’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program) works inside Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre, to assemble face shields. Production underway at Welland Campus for 37,000 face shields Niagara College researchers are providing innovative solutions to help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and are leading a …Continue reading »

NC winemaker’s prestigious Nuffield Scholarship bears fruit for Ontario wine industry

  photo by Justin Niece Niagara College’s head winemaker, instructor and alumnus Gavin Robertson joins a select list of difference-makers in Canada’s agricultural industry. As one of the latest recipients of a prestigious Nuffield Canada scholarship (2018), Robertson is addressing challenges faced by Ontario grape growers – from weather and climate pressures to labour availability, pricing …Continue reading »